DIY: Freebie Advent Calendar

Marla Meridith

December 1, 2012

DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on


It’s the time of year to get crafty for Christmas, I’m excited to share this DIY Advent Calendar with you. You only need a few things to get started and then you are out of the gates & running. You should be able to assemble this in just less than an hour. 


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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.


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A color printer. Skinny satin ribbon.


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


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


DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on




DIY: Freebie Christmas Advent Calendar on

Have fun! What treats do you put in your advent calendars? Be sure to tag me on Insta if you make this, I’m so excited to see! @marlameridith 


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  • 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.



  • 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 🙂

  • 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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