Easy Advent calendar idea

Make a magical Advent calendar using paper lunch bags

It's often the simplest ideas that turn out to be the nicest. For this Advent calendar idea, we used ordinary paper sandwich bags and added the numbers 1-24 in a decorative style using calligraphy pens. Some of the numbers are written out in full, others are drawn as ornate numerals or in the form of a simple sum – the possibilities are almost endless. edding calligraphy pens have a special calligraphy nib that lets you write expressive fonts and numbers with incredible ease. If you want to find out more about writing with calligraphy products, or you’d like to pick up some hints and tips on technique, we recommend you take a look at our Calligraphy Training Course

Calligraphy markers and pens
Paper, carton and cardboard
Easy peasy
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Other materials

  • 24 paper lunch bags
  • "Handlettered numbers" template
  • Scissors
  • Craft twine in a suitable colour

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