24 Ideas for a DIY Advent calendar

I want to give my love a special Christmas time, that’s why I like to give him a special DIY advent calendar. It is our first Christmas and what could be more special than a self-made advent calendar ? So here are my 24 ideas and thoughts for a self-made countdown for Christmas 🙂

  1. Sweets and Candies
  2. Little messages for your love
  3. Tea
  4. An USB – Stick with a video message or songs
  5. A nice picture
  6. Candles
  7. Voucher for a massage, cleaning, etc.
  8. A book
  9. Spiceries
  10. Socks
  11. Beauty stuff such as lipsticks, nail polish, etc…
  12. Hair ties
  13. Earrings
  14. Mug
  15. A deck of cards
  16. A Cuddly Toy
  17. A lighter – if they need one
  18. Key ring pendant
  19. A bonnet
  20. Mini Champagne
  21. Shower gel
  22. Favourite magazine
  23. DVD
  24. A selfmade bookmark

I hope you get inspired so you can give your special someone a great Christmas time, whether it’s your boyfriend, your mother, or your best friend 🙂

My idea for last year looked like this:


I am still working on my calendar, if you have any ideas just tell me 🙂

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P.S.: So here is my selfmade Advent Calendar, it is finally done!