Holiday Decor Inspiration: Unique Advent Calendars


Haven’t created one before,
but I plan to make my own
advent calendar this week.

Did you grow up with one?

printable pyramid box advent calendar | A Subtle Revelry

Just look at all these inspiring projects!

25 Creative Advent Calendars | Bright pink inspiration by DaWanda

Cuckoo about this modern color combo.


Matchboxes would be totally cute too.

colorful advent calendar from you are my fave

Another cool color palette.


How clever to use a vintage bread board!


So much lovely to consider.
But first…a topless nap in a petticoat.

Which calendar is your fave?

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Peace to you right where you are.




  1. December 4, 2013 / 4:19 am

    uhhhhh, screw the advent calendar … that photo of you is pure art … seriously beautiful … i need to paint that


  2. December 4, 2013 / 1:57 pm

    Wow they have come a long way from the Hallmark variety I remember growing up with! We did have them some years….I think its a lovely way to celebrate this beautiful holiday!

  3. December 4, 2013 / 3:02 pm

    So many fun choices – Tina is right, they've come a long way from the Hallmark type we had as kids. I think the last one is my fave. Please show us what you make – I would like to give this a try next year. XOXO

  4. December 4, 2013 / 5:59 pm

    Those are all charming! Anything handmade with love, I adore!! Keep it fabulous, gorgeous. xoxo

  5. December 4, 2013 / 6:38 pm

    I love the first one!! Great post, Michelle!! Lvoe it.

  6. December 5, 2013 / 12:44 am

    ooooooh i wish it were me, cindy! if anyone has a source for this photo–please advise

  7. December 5, 2013 / 2:41 am

    i have never done an advent calender but i LERRVE the idea of a topless nappage.

  8. December 5, 2013 / 1:09 pm

    Beautiful image of you taking a nap…..nap…what's that? I am afflicted cause I have never been able to nap:(

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