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With December just around the corner, it’s time to start counting down to the big day. Now, you could do this by going to your local supermarket and buying a chocolate calendar – but where’s the fun in that? Making your own advent calendar is so much more exciting, plus you decide what goes inside! Whether that’s a traditional sweet treat, some crafty goodies or perhaps a heartfelt message, it will definitely get you out of bed in the lead up to Christmas.

24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  1. This classic creation can be enjoyed year after year, and looks sensational. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  2. Unpeg these little envelopes every day to reveal a surprise. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  3. Who knew an embroidery hoop could also work as an advent calendar!? Genius! 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  4. Rummage through your stash to find some old linen and cotton, and make this Rudolph-inspired hanging. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  5. Spools are a crafter's best friend. Wrap cute little notes around them for a thoughtful alternative to choccy. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  6. If you want to go all out with your calendar, gather some wood to create this magical winter wonderland. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  7. Muffin tins aren't just fantastic for baking! 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  8. Did you attempt origami this year? Well, the leftover papers are perfect to make these teeny tiny treat bags. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  9. Get your crochet hooks out and make these delightful mini stockings ready for hanging. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  10. Perhaps more suited to adults, these buckets of joy can be filled to the brim with goodies! 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  11. Is there anything Mason jars can't be used for!? 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  12. Treat a sewing lover to this unique calendar. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  13. Be thrifty with a shoe organiser, and turn it into a giant countdown hanging. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  14. Crafter or not, you're bound to have toilet roll in your house! Who knew they could be transformed into something so wonderful!? 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  15. Fill matchboxes with a little note and hang them on a festive branch for something really thoughtful. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  16. Have hours of cross-stitch fun by making this gorgeous festive scene. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  17. This cookie advent calendar is truly scrumptious, and super-fun to make! 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  18. Simple, yet ever-so effective. We never thought plain white envelopes could be this exciting! 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  19. Grab your planters, we've got a greenery inspired countdown just for you. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  20. Upcycle a set of mini wooden drawers and decorate them in any way you like, with just a slick of paint. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  21. Use Velcro to make this amazing wall tree that you can stick little, wrapped gifts on! 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  22. Download our templates to stitch your own stocking calendar! 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  23. We know that it's a busy time, so make life easy for yourself with this no-sew project. 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas

  24. And finally, here's one for your pooch – because you can't leave them out of the fun! 24 Ways To Count Down To Christmas
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advent calendar, christmas,

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