There are so many Christmas gift ideas out there and I have always thought that creating that perfect gift for your loved one was the best way to show how much you love them, and even if most of it is store bought, you can always add your special touch to any gift to make it special.
Advent Calendar Ideas
Shoe Organizer Advent Calendar
Shoe Organizer (purchased at a big box store)
Wrapping Paper (received from The Container Store)
Candy and mini presents
Cut the wrapping paper to the size of the openings of the shoe organizer and place them inside the openings with glue dots. Fill each slot with candy. You can also put number stickers on each one.
Paint the wide stick with the white acrylic paint, you made need to put 2 coats on it. Let it completely dry. Paint the mini clothes pins with the red acrylic paint and let them dry completely. Hot glue the 25 clothes pins onto the board in a straight line. Place the Jelly Belly's into a Ziploc bag and wrap some of the candy. Stick a piece of candy or candy filled Ziploc inside each clothes pin.
Wrapped Boxes Advent Calendar
Wrapping Paper from The Container Store 4-5 different patterns
Small Boxes (25)
Christmas Themed Scrapbook Paper
Hot Glue Gun
Glittery Number Stickers
Foam Board (24"x36")
Wrap all of the little boxes in different patterned wrapping paper. Hot glue the Christmas themed scrapbook paper onto the foam board. Create your Christmas tree pattern on top of the foam board and the hot glue the boxes to the board. Add your glitter numbers to the lids of the boxes, you can do them in order or place them out of order.
Wrapped Present DIY
Wrapping Paper from The Container Store
Wired Ribbon from The Container Store
Present to be wrapped
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