Countdown to Christmas: 25 Advent Calendars to Buy

One year I want to make an advent calendar that my family can use for years to come. This is not that year. But using an advent calendar is a tradition I loved as a child and want to share with my young children. Here are 25 of my favorites for sale this year: from nice, fabric and wood ones to use every year to less expensive paper options.

Row One:
1. House Advent Calendar by Maileg, purple ($108, My Sweet Muffin)
2. Scandinavian Advent Calendar ($79.78, Good Wishes Quilts)
3. Sterling Advent Calendar ($49, Land of Nod)
4. KidKraft Wooden Advent Calendar ($44.99, Kohls)
5. Woodland Animal Ornament Advent Calendar ($125, Peppersprouts)

Row Two:
6. Telluride Natural Advent Calendar ($69, Pottery Barn Kids)
7. Mini Felt Stockings Advent Calendar ($78, Garnet Hill)
8. Wooden Advent Calendar ($275, Baileywick Woods)
9. Advent Village ($28, My Sweet Muffin)
10. Tree Advent Calendar ($179, Pottery Barn)

Row Three:
11. Painted Reindeer Face Advent Calendar ($159, Pottery Barn Kids)
12. Forest Friends Advent Calendar ($12.99, Bas Bleu)
13. VINTERMYS Advent Gift Bags ($9.99, IKEA)
14. Advent Calendar Organizer, ($59.90, Zara Home)
15. Advent Calendar ($17.95, H&M)

Row Four:
16. House Advent Calendar by Maileg, grey ($108, My Sweet Muffin)
17. Christmas Carolers Advent Calendar ($103.50, Wayfair)
18. In the Woods Advent Calendar ($7.95, Amazon)
19. Paris Advent Calendar ($20, Nouveau Designs; also available: Brooklyn)
20. Winter's Night Pop Up Advent Calendar ($10.99, Chronicle Books)

Row Five:
21. Christmas Winter Clothes Advent Calendar ($59.95, Crate & Barrel)
22. Yuletide Carrolers Pop-Up Advent Calendar ($12.99, Chronicle Books)
23. Avian Holiday Pop-Up Advent Calendar ($19.95, MET Museum Store)
24. Holiday Advent Calendar, Chocolate ($14, Dylan's Candy Bar)
25. LEGO Friends Advent Calendar ($29.99, LEGO)

Updated and re-edited from a post originally published 11.15.13 - CM

(Image credits: as linked above)

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As Apartment Therapy's Managing Editor, Carrie covers design and modern homelife with children. A lapsed librarian, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two kids and is in contention to break the record for most hours spent at the playground.