How To: Christmas Advent Countdown Calendar
Learn how to create a Christmas Advent Countdown Calendar by Sarah Hearts
Supplies & Tools
Duck Masking Color Masking Tape in your favorite holiday colors
Duck Glitter Crafting Tape in Gold
Scissors (non-stick ones are great!)
24 or 25 - 3" x 3" x 1 kraft boxes
16" wreath form
Acrylic Paint Marker
Candy, small gifts, or other items to place inside each box
Scroll down for step-by-step directions.
Wrap Color Masking Tape around the entire wreath form.
Fill each gift box with a small gift, candy, or activity/gift card.
Decorate each box using various colors of masking tape and glitter crafting >tape. You can arrange them to create solid colors, stripes, or even use them to >make a bow.
Arrange 13 boxes around the circumference of the wreath form. Use loops of Duct Tape to attach each box to the wreath from.
Arrange the remaining 11-12 boxes on top of the first layer of boxes, making sure each at least one corner of each bottom box is visible. Use loops of Duct Tape to attach the second layer of boxes to the boxes below.
Use an acrylic paint marker to number each gift box from 1-24 (or 25 depending on what date you want your countdown to end). Allow the paint marker to dry and now the advent calendar is complete!