DIY: Freebie Advent Calendar

Marla Meridith

December 1, 2012



DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

My apologies. Just realized it’s December 1st. Oh my! Thought I had a few more days to share this DIY Advent Calendar with you.

Before we begin this fun craft let me explain that I can never spell the word calendar. Spell check always needs to jump in. The good news is I can count to 24.

Hopefully you have about 45 minutes to put this whole thing together.

Let’s get started quickly…

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

All you need are little treat bags ~ clear or any cute ones you can find.

Some candy, verses or anything you would like to fill the treat bags with.

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

A color printer.

Skinny satin ribbon.

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

A hole punch.

Hang your advent calendar from anywhere you want or line the bags up in a basket.

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

Click the images below or page 1 & page 2 for the downloadable PDF files.

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

 

 

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

Have fun!

What treats do you put in your advent calendars?

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on MarlaMeridith.com

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19 Comments
  • Heather @ Heather's Dish
    Posted at 10:00h, 01 December

    I always mess up the word calendar too…thank goodness for spell check! This is too cute!

    • Marla
      Posted at 13:33h, 01 December

      Thanks so much Heather!

  • Lucy
    Posted at 10:02h, 01 December

    I love this lovely advent calendar – and yes like you spelling is tough! Clever you!

  • Rosa
    Posted at 10:35h, 01 December

    Cute! This advent calendar is so pretty.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

  • Brooke @ Food Woolf
    Posted at 07:40h, 02 December

    I LOVE this idea! How fun for the kids!

  • Allison [Girl's Guide to Social Media]
    Posted at 17:59h, 02 December

    I love this idea. So cute!!

  • Valentina
    Posted at 22:02h, 02 December

    super cute!

  • Aya B.
    Posted at 22:28h, 02 December

    Very Nice idea
    Wonderful colors
    Love it

  • aida mollenkamp
    Posted at 11:05h, 06 December

    Such a cute twist on the classic, Marla!

  • Heidi @ Bits of Sunshine
    Posted at 04:26h, 12 December

    Me either!!! I battle everytime to spell it too! Grrr! I wish I has seen this earlier! Gonna book mark it for next year!

  • Chloe
    Posted at 09:10h, 18 December

    Such nice xmassy graphics! 🙂 In the spirit of all things xmassy, here’s some of the coolest Xmas Tees around, enjoy 🙂 http://bit.ly/XEPHxl

  • lemondedis
    Posted at 15:06h, 06 November
  • Jenn Adair
    Posted at 18:58h, 21 November

    Just what I was looking for. I am a preschool teacher of 2 year olds. I am making a Christmas tree advent calendar out of toilet paper rolls and putting Smarties candy inside. These will perfect on the end of each one for our countdown. Thank you so much!

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