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'Tis the season for advent calendars! In just a couple days you should be starting your advent calendar, so it's time to scramble and put one together ASAP. Lucky for you, we've got a simple way to do just that and it doubles as decor. 

Trending Now: Make a Festive DIY Garland

Materials:
- 25 little boxes
- wrapping paper
- tissue paper
- ribbons, pom pom, trim, gift toppers, etc.
- VELCRO® Brand Thin Fasteners
- VELCRO® Brand Garland Tie, Red
- gift tags

Tools: 
- thumbtacks
- tape
- scissors
- optional: Cricut Machine for cutting out numbers

HOW TO MAKE A DIY ADVENT CALENDAR TREE

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1. Stock up on a bunch of little gift boxes. They should all be the same size. In this photo, you'll also see a Cricut, which we used to cut out numbers for gift tags. You can also use readymade vinyl numbers.

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2. Fill your boxes with gifts. 

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3. Wrap up all your boxes.

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4. Then add ribbon, trim, pom-poms, and more.

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5. Repeat with all 25 boxes.

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6. Use a Cricut to cut out numbers on sticky vinyl. Attach numbers to gift tags. Then, attach VELCRO® Brand Thin Fasteners to the back of each gift. Top each gift with a gift tag.

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7. Lay out your tree on a table. Measure out how much VELCRO® Brand Garland Tie you need for each row and make your cuts.

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8. Use thumbtacks (or nails) to attach strips of VELCRO® Brand Garland Tie to the wall. Then attach your gifts! simple as that. 

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Doesn't that look festive and gorgeous? We want to open all the gifts right now! :)

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