6 Unusual and Inspiring Advent Crafts

Advent is traditionally celebrated each day of December with the opening of an Advent calendar to reveal a Christmas scene, or the lighting of an Advent candle to mark the four Sundays leading up until Christmas.

We have put together 6 Advent craft ideas to inspire you that stray from the traditional and add something a little bit different to your Christmas countdown.

1: Extravagant Advent Bottle – See idea


Take a look at our adult Advent craft idea, a simple unique craft that uses a favourite tipple or soft drink to mark each day until Christmas.

2: Crafty Advent Baubles – See idea

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We have created a unique Advent bauble idea using metallic foils and bright colours to add some extra spice to your holiday decor that can be re-used every year or each given as a gift.

3: Hanging Cracker Advent – See idea


Our cracker kits with wraps are a great way to achieve a crafty twist for Advent. Fill them with sweets, treats or gifts to enjoy.


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4: Magical Matchbox Advent Craft – See idea


We’ve all heard the saying ‘Good things come in small packages’ at some point in our lives so we decided to make a matchbox advent where you can put this theory to the test!

5: 24 Gift Houses – See idea


Create your own Advent gift boxes for this year’s run up to Christmas using our paper mache Advent house shaped box set. You can decorate them using decopatch papers, glitter, paint, stickers and so much more!

6: Advent Mini Cracker Craft – See idea


The 24 crackers needed for Advent can be created using any combination of our coloured make your own cracker kits, we used mini crackers ideal for adding to a wreath or even the Christmas tree.

You can create an engaging display with these Advent craft ideas or present them as gifts each day to thrill family members and loved ones.

For more Christmas and Advent craft ideas and inspiration, suitable for all the family, take a look at our Christmas idea pages: