Time flies, and it’s only a little more than a month until Christmas. If you need a last-minute advent calendar which is easy to make, looks great and doesn’t cost a fortune, go on reading:

Step 1: What You Need

The basis for each calendar is a simple 12×12 sheet of scrapbooking paper glued to a 12×12 piece of sturdy cardboard. As I love to repurpose stuff, I use old covers of vinyl records ;)

You further need:
paper glue
scissors, cutter knife, cutting mat
a 3/4 inch circle punch or stamps/stickers with numbers
thin ribbon
hole punch, for example the Crop-a-Dile
24 printed stories/recipes/quotes
if you like, my file with premade numbers
<p>Very good instructable, I'm very pleased with the result. Thanks :)</p>
<p>I suck at crafts<br></p>
interesting and useful, cool gadgets.
Very nice Instructable! &nbsp;Just thought I would suggest entering it in the office contest. &nbsp;I think it might qualify! &nbsp;<br> <br> Sunshiine<br> <br> <br> <a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/Weekly-Make-It-Challenge-Office-Supplies/" rel="nofollow">https://www.instructables.com/id/Weekly-Make-It-Challenge-Office-Supplies/</a><br> <br> <br>
Thanks for the info - it didn't occur to me that I'm using office supplies in this project, but I guess you could say so. I'll try my luck :D
I think it will qualify but I am not sure. It is worth a try and the more entries the better the prize and the more winners! I wish you the best! <br>Sunshiine
That's really cute! I've never seen an advent calendar with little gifts on it before :)
Thanks :)<br><br>In Germany it's very common to have an advent calendar with small gifts. I guess it's comparable to the American &quot;stockings hanging from the mantelpiece&quot; tradition. If you do a Google image search on the German term &quot;Adventskalender&quot;, you'll see hundreds of gorgeous ideas ;)<br><br>Cheers<br>Anke
I like the idea of the poems, stories, recipes etc. Great work!

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