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8 Advent Calendars That Double As Holiday Decor

Count down each day until Christmas with a fun advent calendar. These festive options are pretty enough to double as home decor.

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Ready to deck your halls with festive Christmas decor? Good, because you’ll want to display these eye-catching advent calendars during the holiday season, and beyond.

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Williams Sonoma Christmas Tree Advent Calendar

The timeless design of this tree-shaped advent calendar, which features richly colored Christmas ornaments and gifts, will delight friends and family and serve as festive decor for years to come. The calendar comes with enough individually-wrapped candies—gummy snowflakes, chocolate stars, peppermint candies and more—to fill each of its 24 compartments.

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West Elm Merry & Bright Advent Wall Hanging

Felted pompoms and decorative stitching add festive flair to this kid-friendly wall hanging. Hang it by your Christmas tree and fill it with inexpensive presents for your kids to unwrap while they wait for Santa to arrive. Another plus: The colorful calendar is 100% wool and can be reused every year.

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Threshold Mini Village Countdown Advent Calendar

This tiny tabletop village—with its flocked pine trees and charming cartoonish figurines—is as cute as can be. As an added bonus, it’s also relatively inexpensive and makes for a fun Secret Santa gift.

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Pottery Barn Light Up Gnome Advent Calendar

This whimsical advent calendar is perfect for anyone who loves gnomes or fairy tales. It’s also perfectly sized for small presents. Place it on a shelf or mantle decorated with strands of Christmas lights and make a game of searching out the right number each night.

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Anthropologie Village Advent Calendar Ornaments

A beautiful Christmas tree calls for equally beautiful decorations. These Anthropologie advent ornaments fit the bill. Each one is hand-painted and features a unique, colorful design. Let your family members take turns hanging them and watch with delight as they uncover a surprise.

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Rifle Paper Co. Advent Calendar

Calling all stationery addicts: Rifle Paper Co. has two special decorative advent calendars this season: a freestanding Christmas tree and a vintage mansion festooned with holiday decorations. Both designs feature metallic gold foil accents and 25 compartments that reveal a surprise illustration.

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The Holiday Aisle Shooting Star Advent Calendar

Kids of all ages will love this wooden advent calendar. It features an intricately detailed winter landscape complete with quaint cabins, snow-topped evergreens and even a shooting star. The eye-catching scene illuminates thanks to a set of battery-powered LED lights.

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Sugarfina Luxury Candy Carousel

Treat yourself to something sweet, like this decadent candy carousel from Sugarfina. The light-up carousel, which comes with 24 confections from the brand’s gourmet collection, features a rotating base. Keep it on a table or sideboard within arm’s reach and give it a spin whenever you walk by.

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Lindsey Anderson
As Senior Shopping Editor, Lindsey Anderson Rios helps Family Handyman readers find the best products for their next home improvement project or room refresh. She has a decade of experience writing about design and decor trends, and when she’s not working, she can often be found in her 100-year-old fixer-upper, trying to talk herself out of repainting her bedroom again.