November 13, 2014

Christmas Countdown Printable Packs

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It’s that time of year again! Here’s a fun little Holiday fact for you:

That’s right… just a little time left to capture all of those cherished Holiday memories and create lasting family traditions! If that realization leaves you:

  • noticing that your heart has started racing because you haven’t begun planning…
  • smiling when you think of all the fun that’s in store!
  • feeling overwhelmed trying to think of exactly what to do…
  • jumping for joy that the Holidays are finally here!

Then, this post is just for you! If you want to make the Holidays truly magical this year, create one or both of our DIY Christmas Countdowns. They are both packed with activities and ideas to make this Christmas the most memorable yet!

Done-For-You Christmas Countdowns

Christmas Countdowns Printable Packs

Our darling countdowns, yes… PLURAL!, have taken the stress out figuring out what to do and when. We’ve given you all the tools for stress free planning and these darling Christmas calendars double as festive decor! Double win! Our amazing talented designer, Courtney of All Things Bright and Beautiful, out-did herself in terms of creating GORGEOUS, one-of-a-kind printables. Whenever I just look at her bright and cheery designs, I can’t help but smile! Here are 2 options for making your Christmas calendar extra special:

The Spouse Christmas Countdown: showers him or her with compliments, acts of service, and a healthy dose of fun Christmas date nights all month long!

The Family Christmas Countdown: 25 days of activities to help your family bond over Holiday fun! We’ve also provided coordinating printables!

Let’s take a closer look at all the fun details included in each of these darling printable bundles:

Spouse Christmas Countdown

Remember this post from 4 years ago? Every Christmas season, our readers ask us for a printable version of Tara’s beautiful DIY crafty countdown… This year, we’ve delivered… BIG TIME! Just wait until you see Courtney’s adorable envelopes and activity cards that will make your Christmas calendar shine!

Spouse Christmas Countdown Pinterest

Each day surprise him or her with either a:

  • COMPLIMENT using one of our card prompts
  • SERVICE ACT of kindness {darling coupons included}
  • DATE IDEA to celebrate the season and have fun!

Christmas Countdown Spouse Details

To construct your unique Christmas advent, simply print out our printable bundle on card stock.

*Tip to Save on Printer Ink: Be sure to look through the PDF first and only print actual countdown envelopes and corresponding cards that you will use for all 25 days. We’ve included direction and divider pages to easily organize all of the printable components– but these pages don’t need to be printed.*

Then, cut out each envelope and place adhesive on the flaps. Fold and adhere- easy, peasy! Next, place each card in its coordinating envelope and clip these materials to a gorgeous piece of ribbon. I strung my envelopes on 2 tiers of red ribbon that each measured about 5.5 feet long.

Christmas Advent Calendar Construction

We’ve included a handy suggested schedule that sprinkles each type of loving gesture throughout the month of December. But, if you have a Holiday party scheduled on the day we suggest a date night, don’t despair. Our countdown is completely flexible! Courtney included blank cards to help you customize your individual Christmas schedule!

Christmas Advent Envelopes

This unique Christmas calendar is your solution for finding the perfect gift for your spouse this season! He or she will be BLOWN AWAY by your creativity and thoughtfulness. Instead of giving him or her 1 typical present, surprise your love with a truly unique Christmas calendar that keeps on giving… all month long!

Christmas Advent for your Spouse

Get this entire
Spouse Christmas Countdown
for just $5.97!

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Family Christmas Countdown

This amazing countdown is packed with 25 activities to create meaningful Holiday memories. We’ve thought of everything you’d need to bond as a family each day leading up to Christmas! By pairing festive green and red graphics with darling activities, Courtney has created the perfect modern day advent calendar that the whole family will enjoy!

Family Christmas Countdown Pinterest

For this DIY Holiday countdown, we’ve included templates for you to print on paper bags. The best news?… Any regular lunch paper bag will work! I chose to print mine on white paper bags that I found at Michael’s craft store to go with my seasonal decor. Since, these “Celebrate It” brand bags are slightly smaller, Courtney included a separate template for you to use so your graphics fit perfectly. You can’t go wrong with this printable pack!

Family Advent Calendar Materials

After printing your bags, all you need to do is fill them with a corresponding activity card. Feel free to also include your kiddo’s favorite little treat for an added surprise!

Family Christmas Countdown Details

Just a FEW of the Super Fun Activities Included:

  • Minivan Express Instructions & Tickets
  • Santa Letter Templates
  • Random Acts of Kindness Notes
  • Snowball Fight {Awards included!}
  • Hot Cocoa Party Printables
  • Reindeer Food Instructions
  • Holiday Conversation Starters
  • Kid Christmas Card Kit
  • Sledding Scrapbook Page
  • And SO MUCH MORE!!

This countdown promises family fun, adventure, and treasured memories! For each day until Christmas, we’ve provided either a link or a coordinating printable to help you pull off the suggested activity.

Holiday Minivan Express

When your bags are assembled, attach them with decorative clothespinsto a long piece ribbon. Courtney included several fun embellishments in the pack to make your display even more festive. I also added a few rhinestones to several of the designs for extra sparkle!

Don’t want to print on paper bags? No problem! Simply, print and cut out the countdown/activity cards on standard card stock paper. Then, attach the materials to your ribbon pieces using decorative clips! Whether you print on paper bags or not, we guarantee this adorable “Days Until Christmas” countdown will look fabulous in your home.

Family Christmas Advent Construction

Can you imagine the smile on your child’s face as he or she opens up a bag containing everything you need to host a hot cocoa party? Or what about finding special notes encouraging them to perform small random acts of kindness this season? Counting down the days until Christmas has never been so fun! Our exclusive advent calendar will help you take the focus off of receiving material gifts AND onto spending quality time as a family!

Get this entire
Family Christmas Countdown
for just $5.97!

Add to Cart

Special Holiday Offer!

And, just because we love ya, we have a special Holiday offer. You might be in the position, like me, where you want to create BOTH 2014 countdowns– one as a special surprise for your hubby AND one to create awesome memories with your kiddos. That’s why we are bundling them into a Holiday gift package just for you. Here’s your chance to snag 2 darling Christmas calendars that will truly make your Holiday season one to remember!

Christmas Countdowns Printable Pack Bundle

 Get Both Christmas Countdowns
for just $8.97!

Purchase Christmas Countdowns

We wish all of our dear readers a BRIGHT and MERRY season that’s filled with love, fun, and a little adventure! Our new Christmas Countdowns will help you accomplish just that– kick-start your Holiday season of memory making today!

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