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Christmas Advent Calendars from UK independent shops online.

I have 9 completely different Advent Calendars.  Some traditional and some not so, all are brilliant.

Advent Calendars for kids and Advent Calendars for adults.

I think you will find one suitable no matter what age you are.

I love Advent Calendars.  When I was little it was always a picture behind a door.  When did they become so much more than this?!  Though I did love seeing what the picture was.

I have included a traditional one here, as I always like to try and find one each year, plus other unique Advent Calendars too.  Much better than chocolate first thing in the morning, don’t you think?

Beyond Measure Decorative paper tree


9 completely different Advent Calendars and not a chocolate in site:


From You To Me Personalised Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar


Available from From You To Me

Personalised Countdown To Christmas Advent Calendar – £20

A flip over the page, free standing, Advent Calendar.  Each page is personalised with memories as you countdown to Christmas.

A lovely personalised advent calendar with stunning festive designs.



Seasons Green Woodland Animals advent calendar


Available from Seasons Green 

Traditional Woodland Animals picture Advent Calendar card – £3.50

A very cute design with 24 individual windows, featuring a woodland glade with festive animals,

It is in a card format and printed on heavyweight card, so perfect for yourself or for sending to someone.



Red Hen Trading Pop & Slot Advent Calendar Silver Stag TreeAvailable from Red Hen Trading

Pop & Slot Silver Stag Advent Calendar – £12.95

Large 3D Pop & Slot calendar in a tree and silver stag design.  Made from cardboard, you can bring it out year after year.

It has 3 sheets of 24 cardboard pop out festive pieces which you slot into the tree.  Building your scene up each day of advent.


Beyond Measure advent panel, Independent sewing and embroidery shop online UK. At Love Our Shops UK.


Available from Beyond Measure.

Printed Advent Panel by Colette Moscrop – £12.50

This is such a brilliant idea.  You can use it for lots of different advent projects.  Either embroider before or do one a day for advent.

This colourway is made exclusively for Beyond Measure.  Printed on fine cotton fabric, each one in a square for cutting out and using as you like.


Siop Cwlwm Welsh themed advent calendarAvailable from Siop Cwlwm.

Welsh Themed Advent Calendar – £6.50

A traditional advent calendar with little doors revealing adorable Christmas themed images.

A4 in size with a beautiful snowy design of Aberystwyth.



Seasons Green alison-gardiner-advent-dinner-candle-various-designs


Available from Seasons Green.

Advent Candle – 6 Different Designs £4.75

A beautiful collection of advent candles.  A range of different themes from Alison Gardiner’s Christmas designs.

Count down to Christmas by lighting the candle each day.



Beyond Measure advent tree. I Pledge Indie Christmas support the UK economy. Shop independent this Christmas. Find independent online shops at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.


Available from Beyond Measure

Decorative Paper and Wood Advent Tree – £28

Create an Advent tradition with this beautiful Advent Tree by Jurianne Matter.  Build the wooden tree then every day of Advent add a decoration, the star on Christmas Day.

In a special A4 storage box so it can be kept for use year after year.



Poppy Treffry Jolly pockets advent calendar

Available from Poppy Treffry

Jolly Pockets Advent Calendar Sewing Project – £24.95

This is a fun sewing project.  Perfect for beginners and experienced sewists.

The advent calendar sewing kit contains everything you need to complete the project, including easy to follow instructions and a link to a video which will help you complete it too.

Unique design based on an original embroidery by Poppy Treffry.


Earlybird Designs Pop & Slot Advent Calendar

Available from Earlybird Designs

Christmas Treehouse Pop & Slot Advent Calendar.

This beautiful advent is like a 3D jigsaw.  Pop out the pieces each day and slot them into the treehouse.

Made from cardboard, so you can bring it out year after year.



I hope you found this Advent Calendar selection helpful.  I have no idea which one I will choose. I love them all.

Looking forward to the count down to Christmas with whichever one I choose.

Happy browsing and shopping 😊


Christmas Advent Calendars

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Advent Calendars from UK online shops. Independent shops online at Love Our Shops UK shopping directory.

All opinions in this blog post are mine. At the time of writing all shops mentioned are members of my shopping directory.  Though I mention lots of shops here, you must form your own opinion as to whether the shop and their products are for you.  Clicking on a shop link will send you to their website, from there you are covered by their terms and conditions.

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