Modern DIY Advent calendar

Pointed hats standing to attention

A home-made Advent calendar is guaranteed to delight your loved ones and put a smile on their faces. If you’re looking for new advent calendar ideas, we’ve the perfect one for you. Like little gnomes with pointed caps, this Advent calendar’s gift-filled cones can be arranged to look incredibly decorative. edding permanent sprays make these elegant-looking creations particularly beautiful. You can choose from over 35 colours – each cone boasts a gradient of two colours. You’ll be amazed at the unique gradients you can achieve with the edding sprays!


Products and materials

Other materials

  • Newspaper
  • Thick paper in black and white for the numbers
  • Sticky tape 
  • Cover sheet/sheets for spraying, gloves
  • Punch pliers or a hole punch, scissors, pencil
  • Pretty ribbons for the numbers

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