Decor,  Holiday

10 Easy DIY Advent Calendars

There are plenty of round-ups of DIY advent calendars out there but I’m focused on giving you the easiest ones to achieve without much fuss. In the hustle and bustle of the holiday, the last thing you want is an advent calendar that adds to your workload.

Each image is linked in a couple of places to make it easy for you to head right over to their website, instagram or tiktok so that you can get more information!

#1 – DIY Advent Boxes – Kristyn Cole


Kristyn has created a fantastic and inexpensive advent calendar that just requires a little bit of glue and some handy pulls. She has all the details on her site plus a video!

#2 – DIY Copper Advent Calendar – Growing Spaces


I am obsessed with this! From the copper pipe to the scrolls, it is minimalist, easy and don’t you just want to open those scrolls?? I do!

#3 – Clutter Free DIY Advent Calendar – Reading My Tea Leaves


Simple, no fuss and clutter free! You could even just use cardstock instead of envelopes! She also has an expansive list of advent activities!

#4 – Scandinavian Style DIY Advent Calendar – Monochrome DIY


I love the simple look of this calendar. and the creation of it is a snap!

#5 – DIY Advent Bags – The Ginger Home


Grab some command strips, clothes pins, paper bags and twinkling lights and you’ve got yourself an awesome advent tree!

#6 – Advent Ladder – Instagram @brookandpeony


If you already have a blanket ladder in your home, you’re 75% of the way to a fun advent adventure!

#7 – DIY Advent Tree – Instagram @briannanbrown


Another super cute advent tree idea! And if you’re into woodworking, you could even build a tree like this one from Crafted by the Hunts!

#8 Wooden Bead Garland Advent Calendar – The Mama Notes


Whimsical and darling, this wooden bead garland serves as a perfect advent calendar holding little pockets of magic!

#9 – Envelope DIY Advent Calendar – Instagram @heidiliz


Envelope advent calendars are the easiest of all the types of advents, which is why i’m including so many. This one is bold and fun and I love the natural colors so it fits in with any holiday style!

#10 – FREE Printable Advent Cards – Skip to my Lou


A FREE printable that takes almost all of the word out of an advent calendar and all you have to do is figure out where to put them! Talk about easy!

Creating an advent calendar this year is a great way to infuse some fun and make the holiday really last!

Duck Tape and Denim has an extensive list of filler ideas if you’re short on them and Fresh Mommy Blog has a long list of fun activities you can include in your calendars! Be sure to share if you do an advent calendar every year and what’s your favorite filler or activity?

For more holiday decor ideas, check out my last post 10 easy holiday DIYs!

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