There are a number of different Advent calendars on the market that you can choose to make one yourself, but it is much more personal and much more fun. For this reason, we offer in this article some great ideas for advent calendars that you can try for yourself. We hope you enjoy our suggestions, and hope you enjoy crafting!
Creative ideas for advent calendars that you can try for yourself
The possible ideas for advent calendars are literally almost limitless and here we can only present a very small part of them. However, we hope that you will get inspired by our suggestions to make an advent calendar yourself. The self-made calendars are always personal, because you know a lot about the individual preferences of the gifted person (this is a great advantage for adult advent calendars). This gives you the opportunity to be quite creative as you fill the calendar, and not just opt for the classic chocolate chocolates and other small sweets. When choosing the crafting materials, there are no limits – be creative and let your imagination run wild!
Ideas for advent calendars with a difference
The first idea we recommend is to use empty packaging. The empty metal cans or yogurt cups are simply ideal for the purpose – just decorate them appropriately and give them the numbers from 1 to 24. Then you could fill them up and arrange them in an original way or hang them up. Below are some examples of advent calendars with small metal buckets hung on a special wooden frame or a vintage wooden ladder. These variants actually look really original and are a wonderful way to make your self-made Advent calendar a real eye-catcher in the interior! The cans or buckets can also be stacked on each other in the form of a pyramid, which actually looks no less attractive.
Ideas for advent calendars – simple and effective
Another interesting option is to use paper bags. The disposable bags you can either buy or fold yourself – it is really easy and fast. These could be either larger or smaller, depending on the size of the things you want to fill the calendar with. Decorate the bags to taste and hang them with the help of clothespins on a string – so you get a great garland. If you can sew it, it would be just wonderful to create an original advent calendar made of fabric or felt – these calendars look really impressive, and can be kept for the next year. You can get some great ideas for such calendars from our photos.
Ideas for advent calendars with sweets, small gifts and congratulations
If you plan to fill your calendar with little things – such as chocolates or cards with congratulations (for an adult advent calendar), it would be very convenient to use a muffin form. You should only cut out of paper or cardboard circles on which you can write the numbers. In this way, the “content” of the calendar remains hidden, and the gifted person can really be surprised. Another unusual variant is to use empty toilet paper rolls. Start collecting them a few months before the festival, instead of throwing them away. The roles can also be decorated and arranged arbitrarily – think creatively and the result will definitely be unique! Or you can use matchboxes for the purpose – although they are small, they can be beautifully arranged on a cardboard or cardboard basis. As a result, you get a minimalist advent calendar that looks really stylish. And last but not least – you can