How to Make a Rustic Advent Calendar

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Today I'm repurposing an old post and getting creative 
with old hardware pieces. 

junky pieces in a DIY advent calendar

I repurposed an old shot glass wall shelf and turned it into an advent calendar. 

I'm including affiliate links in red at no additional cost to you so you can find the products I used.

A DIY advent calendar using a shot glass display piece

I began this project by painting an old shot glass wall shelf with white paint.  

White paint instantly transformed an old cast-off into a blank canvas.

Junky DIY ornaments fill a shot glass display box to create an advent calendar

Filling the spaces with fun junk was the best part!

Strings are added to junky pieces to create fun ornaments for the tree

Using small boxes found here and a package of white number stickersI created the beginning of a month long family Christmas celebration. 


Each day from December 1st through Christmas Eve, 
 a box is opened to reveal a small gift or candy treat.

A DIY advent calendar using found pieces and boxes filled with candy.

To give this project my favorite junk style... on some days a hand made ornament created from something rusty or found in the workshop takes the place of a gift box. 

Strings are attached to these junky pieces so the ornament can be hung on the tree. 

An advent calendar for the junker filled with rusty DIY ornaments and treat boxes

An advent calendar is an inexpensive and beautiful way
to celebrate the holiday season with your family.


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  1. Love this idea! Thanks for the links for all the needed items to complete it.

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