Today’s DIY Projects : Make Your Own Advent Calendar is fun and so so easy to do for the holidays. Sometimes big surprises come in little boxes too. Merry Merry!

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DIY Projects : Make Your Own Advent Calendar Instructions: 

I love little surprises, and the thought of opening a box to find a treat inside each day of December makes me smile. To make your own advent calendar, all you need are 25 small favor boxes {I found mine in a craft store} and green and red twist ties for festive color. Fill each box with small treats and surprises. You can place your boxes straight in a line if you like order,

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Or if you are one for random design, scatter them about with confetti, candies or whatever you have on hand.

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We placed ours in a large white bowl with red and white ornaments and used it as a centerpiece.

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View all inspiring DIY Projects on Bright Bold and Beautiful blog. Be creative and try something new! Try a citrus holiday arrangement for a pop of color, and check out 5 DIY Pinecone projects for the holidays.

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