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10 handmade advent ideas

There are still a few days left before December hits. You know what that means: spending your weekend finding a last-minute advent calendar! To make your search a little easier, I’ve rounded up 10 handmade advent calendars, some of which you can make yourself, and others you can buy:

DIY minimalist advent by Hello Blogzine
Make: Minimalist advent by Hello Blogzine
Made with craft boxes and downloadable minimalist designs, this advent is quick and easy and really beautiful.
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Buy: Cubes advent calendar by Snug Studio
Buy: Cubes advent calendar by Snug Studio
This geometric calendar is stylish and subtle, while still playing on the traditional color palette.
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Edible advent calendar by Kittenhood
Make: Edible advent calendar by Kittenhood
If baking is your cardio, make these number-shaped cookies and hang them as an advent.
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Buy: Scandinavian advent calendar by Good Wishes Quilts
Buy: Scandinavian advent calendar by Good Wishes Quilts
This looks nice and cozy, it's easy to hang anywhere, and it has 24 pockets to fill with goodies.
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Countdown candle by The Merrythought
Make: Countdown candle by The Merrythought
It doesn't get any easier: download the printable calendar and stick it to a candle, then cut off the days as they go by.
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Buy: Advent calendar by Nice Nice Nice
Buy: Copper advent calendar by Nice Nice Nice
These beautiful candle holders are made of copper and they feature perforated numbers. Could totally be used year round.
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DIY copper calendar by Growing Spaces
Make: Copper calendar by Growing Spaces
This is a really impressive, grown-up advent. The copper and minimalist arrangement make it a true design object.
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Buy: Box advent calendar by Vintage Modern Mix
Buy: Box advent calendar by Vintage Modern Mix
You can fit plenty of treats in those boxes, each marked with numbers and a pretty retro illustration.
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Make: Hexagon advent calendar by Oh Happy Day
Make: Hexagon advent calendar by Oh Happy Day
The unusual color palette and the pretty hexagons design make this modern and absolutely wonderful to look at.
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Buy: Advent calendar by For Your Little Monkey
Buy: Advent calendar by For Your Little Monkey
This one has printed canvas bags, string and clothespins. You only need the sweets to make it an advent calendar.
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