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Christmas Gifts for People Who Like Surprises

The Best 2019 Advent Calendars

Wondering what Christmas gift to give to someone who likes surprises? To a lady who counts days until Christmas with such a thrill and childish excitement that brings the Christmas spirit into your house long before you can hear “All I Want for Christmas is You” on the radio? To a guy who loves opening Christmas presents? I say – the advent calendar. Yes, the advent calendar. An advent calendar is the best Christmas Gift for anyone who likes secret gifts and surprises and loves counting days until Christmas. And today I’m sharing the list of the best 2019 advent calendars for men and the best 2019 advent calendars for women. Now scroll down to see the best 2019 luxury advent calendars, 2019 beauty advent calendars, and 2019 DIY advent calendars – no, I couldn’t find a beer advent calendar. Still, you can always make it by yourself.

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An advent calendar is truly the best Christmas gift for someone who likes surprises. Who doesn’t like waking up in the morning just to open the new window and see what secret gift is hidden inside? I know I do. And I bet your girl/boy loves it too.

Nevertheless, there is one problem with the advent calendars. Since advent calendars are for sure the No. 1 most wanted 2019 Christmas gift, finding an advent calendar can be quite difficult these days.

Well, not for you. I did all the hard work instead of you and found the best 2019 advent calendars that you can now shop and give to anyone who loves secret gifts and surprises.

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THE BEST 2019 ADVENT CALENDARS

And here they are – the best Advent calendars of 2019. I made sure to find a 2019 advent calendar for everyone on your Christmas gift list. For someone who loves good chocolate and wine, for a makeup and beauty lover, for a girl who is crazy for shoes and bags, for someone who likes to travel … In short, I found the best 2019 Advent calendar for everyone – including you.

Anyway, let’s not open all the windows in the first paragraph already. Scroll down to see the best 2019 Advent Calendars. I divided all the advent calendars into 3 categories: under $30 calendars, big luxury calendars and DIY advent calendars.

Ps. All the collages and picture galleries are hyperlinked – making sure you can shop fast.

Truth to be told, you will have to shop fast. Advent calendars are selling out quickly.

UNDER $30 ADVENT CALENDARS

First, some under $30 advent calendars that are simply fun to open.

 

 

LUXURY ADVENT CALENDARS FOR 2019

Next, luxury advent calendars and little luxury advent calendars (under $100 advent calendars). There are so many great luxury advent calendars that I found. And what is more, they all come from my favourite brands.

Ps. You need to see this advent calendar first. It’s for stationery lovers. Yes, it’s an advent calendar full of paper clips, markers, and stickers. And they are all in pink. This is a dream advent calendar for me for sure.

LUXURY BEAUTY ADVENT CALENDARS

Luxury beauty advent calendars are perfect for anyone who likes getting secret surprise gifts. After all, we all like to pamper our skin and hair. However, my favourite luxury beauty advent calendar is this one from Balmain hair couture (buy here). Yes, an advent calendar with haircare products – the best shampoos, hair masks and other hair styling products that I already use.

Another, the excellent beauty advent calendar is this one from Space NK (see/buy here) that has everything you need to survive through December from morning till the next morning. Plus, it contains products form my favourite brands such as Oribe, Charlotte Tilbury. Furthermore, Slip (yes on the 22nd of December we will get 3 silk scrunchies), Hourglass, Fresh, Christophe Robin, By Terry and more.

You can find other awesome 2019 beauty advent calendars in the widget below. Browse through and click on advent calendar you like to see what’s inside and where to buy it.

 

 

LUXURY MAKEUP ADVENT CALENDARS

Makeup advent calendars are undoubtedly the most popular this year. Especially those from Mac (shop here) and Charlotte Tilbury (buy here). Well, this year, another two luxury brands, Giorgio Armani and YSL, made a makeup advent calendar. Yes, you read right, Giorgio Armani makeup advent calendar is a thing. And you can buy it here. For YSL advent calendar click here.

Of course, there are many other makeup advent calendars available too. But those two are my favourites since they come up with all the makeup products I already use, plus a few more that I would like to try first before purchase. By the way, you get full-size products and not just miniatures, in those advent calendars as well.

Anyway, swipe through the widget below to see the best 2019 makeup advent calendars.

 

 

CHOCOLATE ADVENT CALENDARS

There are chocolate advent calendars for children, and there are premium chocolate advent calendar for the real chocolate lovers and chocoholics. The 2019 premium chocolate advent calendars I’m talking about is this one from Charbonnel et Walker and this one from Ethel M Chocolates with gourmet chocolates (find here). I can’t wait to taste all the chocolates. How do you think the 24th of December will taste?

JEWELLERY AND ACCESSORIES ADVENT CALENDAR

 

 

I love this accessory advent calendar since it has all the accessories you need for Holiday Season. Bobby pins, earrings, dazzling hoops and more.

There is also this pretty and soft out of category advent calendar. But kids and pets will love this 2019 advent calendar for sure.

ALCOHOL ADVENT CALENDARS

Now some 2019 advent calendars for him. Well, for you too. Although your skin would prefer if you were counting down to Christmas 2019 by opening this advent calendar from English Tea Shop.

Anyways, back to advent calendars for him. Gin, whiskey or rum?

 

 

Unfortunately, I couldn’t find an alcohol advent calendar with wine or beer. But hey, you can make it yourself. Scroll down for some DIY advent calendar ideas.

DIY ADVENT CALENDAR

Truth to be told, she/he will love any of these DIY advent calendars even more than any of the advent calendars above. Especially if you give her a DIY advent calendar with designer bags or designer shoes. And him a DIY advent calendar with some really cool stuff.

DIY ADVENT CALENDARS FOR HER

So for her, I’m giving you 3 DIY advent calendar ideas. First, DIY shoe advent calendar. Second, DIY bag advent calendar. And third, DIY travel advent calendar.

2019 DIY DESIGNER SHOE ADVENT CALENDAR

This advent calendar is really easy to make. All you need to do is to buy these 25 fashionable designer shoes (or any other shoes from my autumn winter 2019/20 or spring-summer 2020 shopping list) and write a number on each shoebox. You can give her a new shoebox every single day. Or even better, glue the boxes together to make this giant advent calendar.

 

 

DIY BAGS ADVENT CALENDAR

For the bag advent calendar buy the bags in the widget below and do the same as I suggested for the shoe advent calendar. Handbags come in boxes too, so you don’t need any other gift boxes. All you need to do is to write the number and reorder these secret surprise gifts. Ps. Give her this bag on the 25th of December.

 

 

DIY ADVENT CALENDARS FOR HIM

Last but not least, DIY advent calendars for him.

ADVENT CALENDAR WITH BEVERAGES

First, the beer and wine advent calendar. As said, I couldn’t find any beer advent calendar for 2019 nor 2019 advent calendar with some good wine. But I did find some great wine advent calendar racks (see/shop here) and beer advent box (see/shop here).

CIDER AND BEER ADVENT CALENDAR

If you don’t know much of beer – here are some bottles of premium beer that you can put into this beer advent box.

 

 

WINE ADVENT CALENDAR FOR 2019

 

 

COOL GADGET AND TECH ADVENT CALENDAR

Finally, some really cool DIY advent calendar that is filled with tech and gadgets everyone wants for Christmas 2019.

 

 

TRAVEL ADVENT CALENDAR

I admit from all of the DIY advent calendars I just showed you, this is my favourite DIY advent calendar idea ever. Trust me, this DIY travel advent calendar would amaze everyone.

So, what you need for the best DIY advent calendar ever? First, 25 Rimowa suitcases. Then, some places you want to visit with that special person who gets to open a new Rimowa suitcase for the next 25 days. Next, things for the travels. Don’t worry, I have you covered on that too. Go here to see what to pack for travels around Europe. And here to see what to pack for summer holidays or holidays by the sea.

 

 

Once you have all those things (25 Rimowa suitcases – see the widget above; plane tickets – here you can find the cheapest plane tickets; hotel reservations – click over here to book my favourite hotel in Paris; travel clothes and shoes – again click here to see what to pack for travels in 2020), simply put the things in the suitcases.

Ps. Check the widget below to see what to put in the first few suitcases.

 

 

Now tell me, isn’t this the best DIY advent calendar ever?

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MORE SECRET SURPRISE GIFTS AND CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDES

Be sure to check this post as well if you want to see more secret surprise gifts that are great for Christmas 2019 or any other special occasion. Ps. Advent calendars are not only the best way to count until Christmas but to count for any other special occasion as well. You can always make a DIY calendar for any important event. Ps. Thumbs up (the bottom of the page) all of you who open all the windows on the day one.