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Christmas Crafts: Homemade Advent Calendar That's Hot On Pinterest

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Now that Thanksgiving is over, it's time to start counting down the days until Christmas. And what better way to do that than with your very own advent calendar? While searching for the best homemade Christmas crafts, this one by Sally from SHIM+SONS was particularly popular on Pinterest with over 1,500 repins. Take a look and we're sure you'll be able to see why:

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All it took to make this was little cardboard boxes with lids, adhesive numbers, a pin board and thumbtacks. And while the look itself is something we haven't seen before, the truly unique part is what's inside the boxes. Sally had the clever idea to hide treats, family activities and small gifts for her kids -- making every day a fun surprise. And if you don’t celebrate Christmas, this is a great homemade gift idea for a friend who does! For the full tutorial head over to SHIM + SONS.

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