How many days until Christmas? Keep track with one of the Christmas countdown calendars Studio 5 loves right now.
Slice Santa’s Beard, tutorial here
As Christmas gets closer, Santa’s beard gets shorter. The website is in Italian, but the pictures are self-explanatory.
Build Santa’s Beard, free printable at invitingprintables.blogspot.com
Add a cotton ball to this printable each day, and by Christmas, Santa will be all ready for his trip around the world.
Mitten Countdown, Etsy, $150
Bright, colorful, and a fun idea.
Wood Tree Shape Advent Calendar, Target, $30
This is a wooden display you can easily make your own with spraypaint and other embellishments. You can find it online here.
Circle Container Tree, houzz.com
Have some extra containers around the house? This project is for you.
Use two packs of gum for a 24 day countdown or one pack for a 12 days of Christmas countdown. Tutorial for a similar project here: mylittlemochi.typepad.com