DIY $5 Fillable Advent Calendar from

Fillable Advent Calendar from
Quick? check! Inexpensive? check! Fun? Check! Create a fillable advent or countdown calendar with our little bead boxes (SKU 650F).  If you are like us, you have some craft supplies on hand. Anne used some scrapbook paper, Tim Holtz stickers, and e6000 (SKU 1085) to make this fillable and re-usable advent calendar. These are a perfect size to fill with tiny treats or holiday wishes, prayers, fortunes, humor, anything you like!  Embellish with ribbons, beads, nail polish, magnets! So many possibilities! This could become a treasured family tradition! #diygifts #handmade  #beading #crafts #diy #adventcalendar #etsy #countdowncalendar #holiday #holidaycrafts #diyadventcalendar #nocandyadvent

materials you will need

How to Make It

Glue scrapbook paper and numbers to the top of the bead boxes. Embellish as you wish. Add treats or wishes to each bead box for a daily surprise!

Playing around:
  • Add magnets to the back and use it on the frig.
  • Make a felt calendar and attach the bead boxes with velcro.
  • Add wire loops, bails, or ornament hangers and hang on a tree.

All supplies mentioned below can be found at

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About the Designer: Anne Strasser


Meet Anne!  The Queen of Glue, she is the ultimate multi-tasker. She does all kinds of things for us at Writing. Creating. Blogging. Gluing things to things. More creating. Packing. Taking care of our wonderful customers, of course! When she’s not here, she’s out and about writing, creating, gluing things to things, blogging, gardening, making websites and taking care of her family.


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