Step-by-step Advent Calendar Picture Tutorial - definitely need to do for Christmas this year!
advent calendar -- brown paper packages tied with twine to a minimalist pine wreath/embroidery hoop
Try printing this on paper and making a small box. Could use recipient's name, age, occasion, what ever! - - - advent calendar DIY - (This is in German but pretty self-explanatory.
Christmas Countdown Wreath from clothespins
Lovely Things Paper bag Advent Calendar on chalkboard wall!