24 DIY’s of Christmas: DIY # 1

Hello December and Welcome to my 24 DIY’s of Christmas!!

Some quick comments about this series:

  • Everything I will be doing was found from careful scrolling on Pinterest.
  • You do not have to do it the same way as I do.
  • I will do my best to be detailed.
  • Most important- Have fun!!!

I know we are all anxious to get started. So without further ado-

Day 1 is all about the Advent Calendar!!!!!!

We are going to take a look at 4 different types of Advent Calendars.

  • A Printable
  • A kid friendly one
  • An adult friendly one
  • And a store bought one

First up: The Printable
This fantastic printable is brought to you by Yellow Bliss Road Blog. Go give her a follow!!

Advent Countdown Green
Advent Countdown Red

Second: Kid Friendly Advent
For this calendar all you need are old toilet paper rolls, wrapping paper, and whatever treat you will be filling them with!!

Step One-

Step 2:

Final Product

Third Advent: Adults Calendar
This one is really easy. Just:

  • Gather 5-6 different colored wrapping paper.
  • Cut 24 rectangles out.
  • Staple/Tape them so they are closed.
  • Glue them to a large poster board.
  • Label them 1-24.
  • Print out/ Write out 24 Holiday activities to do.
  • Put each of those inside a day.


Last but not least: Advent Calendars you can buy.

  1. Elf Magic Advent Calendar
  2. Disney Tsum Tsum Advent Calendar
  3. Melissa & Doug Countdown to Christmas Wooden Advent Calendar
  4. Peanuts Advent Calendar
  5. Santa’s Here Chocolate Advent Calendar 2.65 oz (75 g)

Want more Advent ideas? Visit The Hello Mamma’s Christmas Advent Pinterest Board.

I hope you guys had fun in DIY 1!!! Tomorrow will be DIY 2 and we are doing our first ornament!!!

Happy Holidays