SCANDINAVIAN CHRISTMAS :: 10 Daily Advent Calendar / Julkalender Ideas

A little late to the game with this one, guys — sorry! Thankfully, a lot of you were able to peruse previous advent calendar roundups herehere and here,  while I collected a few more. But there’s no reason why you can’t do, say, a ten-day countdown, right?

One little cardboard house for each day of Advent, via  Mokkasin

Red and white fabric packages tied up with string, via Beate Hemsborg

Versatile storage boxes for all year long — labeled for Advent! via IKEA Sverige

Plain clothespins fastened to a board hold up packets of Advent goodies, via IKEA Sverige

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Wall-mounted antlers serve as a hanger for paper lunch bags folded over, via A Merry Mishap

bfIMG_2128Coffee filters, washi tape and yarn — this is an accessible, fun DIY calendar! via Scrumdilly-do


Paper lunch bags decorated with thread, stars, and charms, via Natuerlich Kreativ (also, great black and white paper printables from Natuerlich Kreativ)

A multitude of wee Advent houses — complete with a brilliant print-and-fold template to make your own, via Raum Dinge

diy-anleitungen-adventskalender-5A bright and bold adventskalender, via Living at Home

And finally, the coziest candlelit scene warming up all those dark afternoons, via Lyllos.

How you count down to Christmas in your home? With a delicious chocolate calendar, a schedule of Advent readings, or a crafty calendar like the ones above? Let me know in the comments — or take a photo and tag me, @oaxacaborn, on Instagram!


1 thought on “SCANDINAVIAN CHRISTMAS :: 10 Daily Advent Calendar / Julkalender Ideas”

  1. I’m a huge fan of these crafty little calendars, but I never find the time to sit down with the kids to make them and end up buying a easy store bought one.


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