33 Clever And Adorable DIY Advent Calendars

Out of all possible Christmas decorations, Advent calendars definitely packs the most cuteness potential. Especially if you are a lover of tiny things.

1. The Paper Bag Advent Calendar

Paper bags, stencils and some pretty tape is all that you need.

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Here’s one that uses string and clothespins.

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2. The Recycled Cardboard Box Calendar

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3. The Jewelry Gift Box Calendar

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4. The Envelope Calendar

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5. The Advent Calendar of Clues

Each sheet of paper holds a clue as to where the present is hidden in the house.

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6. The Tiny Village Advent Calendar

This calendar is actually a free printable from MrPrintables.

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7. The Simple Triangle Advent Calendar

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8. The Geometric Box Calendar

Get the instructions and printable here.

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9. Advent in a Jar

Get the directions and download the template here.

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10. The Magnetic Tin Advent Calendar

You can put tiny gifts in the tins, and reuse them as spice jars after the holidays.

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11. An Advent Calendar Bunting

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12. A Cute Critter Advent Display

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13. The Clothes Hanger Advent Calendar

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14. The Framed Advent Calendar

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15. Advent Calendar, Stuffed in a Suitcase

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16. Repurposed Crate and Ornament Advent Calendar

Get the directions here.

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17. Hanging Advent Calendar with Bunting

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18. The Potted Plant Advent Calendar

This one is from Pottery Barn, but you could easily make one yourself.

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19. Easy Fabric Advent Calendar

The fabric is cut with pinking shears so that the project requires less sewing.

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20. The Stacked-Can Calendar

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21. The Watercolor Advent Calendar

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22. The Toilet Paper–Roll House Calendar

Get the directions here.

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23. Calendar Using Jars Dipped in Paint

Invent your own color scheme!

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24. The Tiny Tree Calendar

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25. Animal Motif Calendar

These animals were photocopied out of this book.

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26. The Chalkboard Advent Calendar

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27. The Tiny Matchbox Calendar

Get the directions here.

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28. The Wine Bottle Advent Calendar

These bottles were actually originally used as table numbers at a wedding.

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29. The Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

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30. The Fancy Clothespin Advent Calendar

Use washi tape and stamps for a super-easy DIY project.

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31. The Library Pocket Calendar

Get the directions here.

ID: 719091

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