5 of the best reusable advent calendars
Choose a reusable advent calendar this year that you can personalise yourself. Not only are they great for the environment but you can make them truly individual, too.
Christmas waste is becoming a huge topic, and for good reason. With tonnes of paper being wasted, not too mention the plastic involved, it’s a important to think how you can make a difference. We think reusable advent calendars are a great way not only to cut down on waste, but to add a personal touch to your family Christmas this year.
1. Wooden sleigh advent calendar
Choose an advent calendar that can double up as a festive ornament, like this rustic wooden sleigh advent calendar (£34.95, Posh Banana Gifts). Each little drawer can hold a surprise for every day in December leading up to Christmas Eve. It even has an illuminated Christmas scene on the top, which gets extra festive brownie points!
2. A date-a-day couples’ advent calendar
This simple-but-effective couples’ advent calendar by Clara and Macy from Not on the High Street (£35) counts down to Christmas with 24 simple date-night ideas. It comes with 24 copper-foiled tokens, one hidden inside each numbered envelope, suggesting a date that can take place at home or out and about. Plus, it can be personalised with your names.
3. Wooden LED Village Advent Calendar
What’s more festive than a red-and-green advent calendar with a light-up snowy scene? This wooden advent calendar from Sue Ryder (£14.99) is sturdy and can be enjoyed by the family year after year. Fill with sweets, chocolate or any small gift your loved one will want to receive.
4. Light-up woodland scene advent calendar
Light up the countdown to Christmas with this light-up woodland scene advent calendar from Lights4fun (£29.99). Open up to find your very own winter wonderland and fill the hand painted drawers with your favourite festive treats.
5. Hessian stockings advent calendar
How cute is this hessian stocking advent calendar from Ginger Ray (£9.99)? This advent calendar comes with 24 stockings and pegs. It’s super easy to assemble and can be hung on walls or above the fireplace.
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