How to Make a DIY Advent Calendar Tree

‘Tis the season for advent calendars! In just a couple days you should be starting your advent calendar, so it’s time to scramble and put one together ASAP. Lucky for you, we’ve got a simple way to do just that and it doubles as decor.

How to: DIY Advent Calendar Tree | VELCRO® Brand

Materials:

How to Make a DIY Advent Calendar Tree

1. Stock up on a bunch of little gift boxes. They should all be the same size. In this photo, you’ll also see a Cricut, which we used to cut out numbers for gift tags. You can also use readymade vinyl numbers.

2. Fill your boxes with gifts.

How to: DIY Advent Calendar Tree | VELCRO® Brand

3. Wrap up all your boxes.

How to: DIY Advent Calendar Tree | VELCRO® Brand

4. Then add ribbon, trim, pom-poms, and more.

How to: DIY Advent Calendar Tree | VELCRO® Brand

5. Repeat with all 25 boxes.

How to: DIY Advent Calendar Tree | VELCRO® Brand

6. Use a Cricut to cut out numbers on sticky vinyl. Attach numbers to gift tags. Then, attach VELCRO® Brand Stick On Coins to the back of each gift. Top each gift with a gift tag.

How to: DIY Advent Calendar Tree | VELCRO® Brand

7. Lay out your tree on a table. Measure out how much VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Tie you need for each row and make your cuts.

How to: DIY Advent Calendar Tree | VELCRO® Brand

8. Use thumbtacks (or nails) to attach strips of VELCRO® Brand ONE-WRAP® Ties to the wall. Then attach your gifts! simple as that.

How to: DIY Advent Calendar Tree | VELCRO® Brand

Doesn’t that look festive and gorgeous? We want to open all the gifts right now?!

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