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 – an advent calendar. Yes, an advent calendar. An advent calendar is the best Christmas Gift for anyone who likes secret gifts and surprises and loves counting days until Christmas. But what if you are too late and all the best advent calendars are already sold out? Or if you miss the first day of advent and only remember to do the Christmas shopping a week before Christmas? What secret surprise gift to give to someone who likes surprises for Christmas then? A DIY advent calendar? Scroll down to find out!
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CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR PEOPLE WHO LIKE SURPRISES
I genuinely hope you are not waiting till the last day to do all the Christmas 2023 shopping. After all, I did warn you to shop for Christmas gifts earlier in 2023 if you want to get all the Christmas gifts on time.
Still, with all that is going on in 2023, you might get too late to shop for the best advent calendar. Worry not, you can make a DIY advent calendar instead.
Here’s how to make the best DIY advent calendars 2023.
A DIY advent calendar is really easy to make. To DIY advent calendar, you will need only three things.
1 A couple of big boxes.
3 Secret surprise gifts that you will put in those big boxes.
To make your DIY advent calendar even more special, you can decorate it too. Here is what you will need to decorate DIY advent calendar.
Ps. You can swap the gift boxes for socks, and hang the socks all around the house. Hang the first sock in the bedroom and the last one next to the Christmas tree. You can hang all the other socks in hidden places around the house. This way, you can play “Find the Christmas sock game” every morning and make the advent even more cheerful and fun.
DIY ADVENT CALENDARS FOR HER
So for ladies who love surprises and love counting days till Christmas, I’m giving you 2 DIY advent calendar ideas. First, DIY shoe advent calendar. And second, a DIY bag advent calendar.
2023 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 the fall winter 2023 or spring-summer 2024 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.
THE TRENDIEST SHOES OF 2024 YOU CAN ADD TO DIY SHOE ADVENT CALENDAR
DIY BAGS ADVENT CALENDAR 2023
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, so you don’t need any other gift boxes for these surprise gifts. All you need to do is to write the number and reorder these secret surprise gifts. Oh, and make sure you put five bucks in each bag. You know, because of the superstition. Ps. Give her this bag on the 25th of December.
THE TRENDIEST BAGS OF 2024 YOU CAN ADD TO DIY BAG ADVENT CALENDAR
DIY ADVENT CALENDARS FOR HIM
Last but not least, DIY advent calendars for him. Since you can buy wine and beer advent calendars online, I advise you to make one of these advent calendars for men.
COOL DIY GADGET, TOYS, AND TECH ADVENT CALENDAR
A really cool DIY advent calendar for men is an advent calendar that is filled with tech, toys, and gadgets everyone wants for Christmas 2023. This advent calendar is for sure the best advent calendar for men who like secret surprise gifts.
TOYS FOR BOYS DIY ADVENT CALENDAR
DIY ADVENT CALENDAR WITH COLLECTOR PIECES
The best advent calendar for men who like surprises is a DIY advent calendar made of collector pieces, like Andy Warhol Printed Wooden Skateboard, Patek Philippe watch, Tag Heuer watch, vintage Rolex.
Browse through the widget below to shop for some of the secret surprise gifts for men with refining taste.
COLLECTOR PIECES FOR THE BEST DIY ADVENT CALENDAR FOR MEN
MORE ADVENT CALENDARS
Admittedly, she/he will love any of these DIY advent calendars even more than any of the advent calendars from the list of the best 2023 advent calendars – 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. But you can still get one of the best advent calendars for yourself.