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21 Easy Christmas Advent Calendars You Can Make Today

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21 Christmas advent calendars for 2021! I’ve updated the list for the 2021 holidays with some new ideas, because Christmas will definitely be here before we know it. Are you ready for it? These easy DIY Christmas advent calendars are a great way to countdown the days to December 25th and get into the spirit of the season at the same time.

Easy DIY Christmas advent calendars

21 DIY Christmas Advent Calendars

If I’m being honest… I’m sort of not ready for the holidays! I really need to get myself into the spirit of Christmas.

I was just talking with my husband this morning about how late Thanksgiving fell this year. It feels quite strange to go from having Thanksgiving dinner to Christmas decorations so quickly.

Part of our holiday decor is always the advent calendars. They can be unique, pretty and DIY. Need an advent calendar at your house and don’t want to go with the typical store bought variety? The following are so festive and easy to make. Plus, there are a few that are Christmas farmhouse style which is totally in.


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What is the meaning of the Advent calendar?

Since the 19th century people have been celebrating Advent. While it started with religious connotation (leading up to a major event like baptism), this tradition has evolved into the countdown to Christmas Day.


Do you start and Advent calendar at 1 or 24?

It’s personal preference! I personally like to countdown from 24 and end with 1.


Is Advent for Catholics only?

No! While catholicism celebrates Advent, many faiths (and non believers) count down to the holiday season.



So many of these are farmhouse Christmas!

DIY LEGO Advent Calendar – Seeing Dandy 

Giant Advent Calendar Coloring Page – Seeing Dandy

Wood Snowman Advent Calendar – Mod Podge Rocks

Juice Box Christmas Advent Calendar – Play Party Plan

Repurposed 45 Record Advent Calendar – Organized 31

Chicken Wire Advent Calendar Wreath – Elle Marie Home

Wood Slice Christmas Tree Ornaments Advent Calendar – Atta Girl Says

Magnetic Christmas Countdown Calendar – Our Crafty Mom

Reverse Advent Calendar – Joyfully Thriving

Fabric Ribbon Advent Calendar – Sustain My Craft Habit

Lego Advent Calendar – Little Bins For Little Hands

DIY Minimalist Hanging Advent Calendar – Francine’s Place

Felt Nativity Advent Calendar – The Thrifty Couple

DIY Burlap Advent Calendar – Blue and Hazel

DIY Christmas Ornament Advent Calendar – Shrimp Salad Circus

Paper Pyramid Advent Calendar – Endlessly Inspired

DIY Christmas Advent Calendar Village – Honey and Lime

DIY Magnetic Matchbooks Advent Calendar – Mom Always Finds Out

Printable Advent Calendar Activity Cards – Mama Papa Bubba

DIY Craft Stick Advent Calendar – The Merry Thought

DIY Paper Star Advent Calendar – Oh Oh Deco


Did you spy the Christmas farmhouse style ones?


More than just DIY Christmas advent calendars…

If you haven’t started decorating for Christmas yet then now is the time! There are so many gorgeous Christmas decorations that you’ll find available at the bottom of this blog post. Some can even be great DIY ideas, too! But first… Here’s my current favorite holiday decor find that can be bought or DIY.

Evergreen Plaid Buffalo Check Christmas Trees Seasonal Christmas Farmhouse Style Banner
 I love Christmas banners. This one is also very farmhouse decor in style.

It’s easy to use this ready made banner as an advent calendar by simply adding numbers!

Get this farmhouse Christmas banner HERE.


Be sure to check out the other DIY Christmas ideas on the blog HERE.


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