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25 irresistible Advent calendar ideas

bb posted silly old suitcase: DIY-Tutorial; making an Advent calendar the easy way and a little contest. to their -christmas xmas ideas- postboard via the Juxtapost bookmarklet.

This is sooo cute and would be such a fun Advent Calender - I am thinking tuck a printed relevant Bible verse as well as a little treat for Dude.  I also want to whip up a few extra to embellish a bit and use as package ties and ornaments - maybe.

Mitten advent or garland - wish I could knit and make this - in the meantime use store bought kids mittens with clothespins and twine to hang on.

Christmas Advent calendar with tags. sweet and simple

I have seen some lovely advent calendar ideas on the net this year, plus I have two magazines from Germany just on making advent calendars!

Calendrier de l'Avent par cœur allerliebst, via Flickr

Ever since I was kid, 01 December marked the countdown to my birthday and Christmas and the days were numbered by our advent calendar. Here are our favourite DIY advent calendar ideas this Christmas.

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Make an Woodland Advent calendar with the kids or hang brown paper packages with treats inside. Check it out in these 25 DIY Advent Calendars.