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Make your own advent calendar using furniture and unused wrapping paper! By I Love to Create Blog

Type of Craft[]

Re-purposing furniture

Difficulty Level[]


Supplies Needed[]

  • 24 Small Nails
  • Hammer
  • Tape
  • Aleene's Tacky Glue
  • Wrapping Paper
  • Tim Holtz Hinge Clips
  • Coca-Cola Crate
  • Cardboard or chipboard
  • Scissors
  • Small Gift Tags
  • Pen
  • 24 Small Gifts
  • Tim Holtz Bingo Game Pieces


  1. Measure the size of the 24 squares in crate.
  2. Cut out 24 pieces of chipboard and cardboard.
  3. Select 24 styles and cut them into squares slightly larger than the cardboard pieces.
  4. Wrap the squares like gifts. You can use tape on the backside or Collage Pauge and decoupage the paper down.
  5. Using Tacky Glue adhere small polka dotted gift cards to the backsides to give them a finished look.
  6. Use Tacky Glue to attach the bingo chips to the cards
  7. Hammer 24 small nails in the top center of each compartment.
  8. Fill the cubbies with treats and hang your cards with a clip!
  9. Start counting down to Christmas!

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