Advent calendar from outer space

It doesn’t get any cooler than this!

With its outer-space design, this amazing Advent calendar will appeal to people of all ages – and not just Star Wars fans! It’s made from milk cartons which we’ve completely covered with space images. To achieve the midnight blue galactic effect, we recommend using edding permanent spray. If you want to add variety, you could paint some of the cartons in gold or a lighter shade of blue (there are over 35 matt or gloss shades to choose from in our range). edding permanent sprays give great coverage and are also really quick-drying and durable. Once the paint is dry, use the gloss paint markers to decorate the individual cartons with your favourite space theme. Particularly beautiful effects succeed with the new pastel colours. We have various outer-space templates on our website for you to download, with motifs ranging from astronauts and spacecraft to stars and planets – giving you endless scope for creativity.

Paint markers
Permanent spray
Paper, carton and cardboard
A bit more challenging
Images (ZIP)


Products and materials

Other materials

  • Tetra Pak milk/juice cartons
  • Large protective sheet to cover your working area, something to stand the cartons on when spraying
  • Gloves
  • Craft knife or scissors
  • Decorative stars
  • Glue

Additional images

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