This week on the Silhouette blog we were given Silhouette Advent Calendars to decorate. I went really simple with gold, white, and green. I had to add a little glam and added a strip of glitter to the bottom using double sided tape.

If you are looking for more advent ideas look no further! The ladies of the Silhouette Design team are amazing. Check out the Silhouette Blog post here: Advent Calendar Inspiration.


I do like having the advent calendar activity related. I hope to try and stick with it.  I thought it would be easiest to just compile a list of activities and pick what activity works for us that day. Some of the activities I have planned this year are:

  • Decorate the tree
  • Donate toys
  • Read a Christmas story
  • Family game night
  • Dance party to Christmas music
  • Bake cookies
  • Skype with family
  • Drive around looking a Christmas lights
  • Make reindeer food
  • Make a snowman (with paper)
  • Make salt dough ornaments
  • Go to see the boat parade at the marina
  • Visit the mountains and see some real snow!

Those are some of the activities I have planned! Are you planning anything fun this year? What are some of your holiday traditions?