Published on December 6th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Unexpected advent calendar

Materials: Expedit, Kraft paper, Scotch tape, red paper

Description: This is an advent calendar unexpected (25 days) we did in our agency for our audience/clients.

Find below the instructions to make it.

1- Buy an Expedit
2- Cut out squares of paper
3- Print and cut the figures
4- Stick figures
5- Arrange the gifts in boxes
6- Hang the squares with scotch tape
7- Play day by day

See video of the advent calendar.

~ Agence nu, Paris

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Jules Yap

"I am Jules, the engine behind IKEAHackers and the one who keeps this site up and running. My mission is to capture all the wonderful, inspiring, clever hacks and ideas for our much loved IKEA items".

4 Responses to Unexpected advent calendar

  1. Pingback: Natale: Calendari dell'Avvento fai da te - 70 e più idee - La pappadolce

  2. Erin says:

    The video isn’t really of the advent calendar “in action”. It just shows it up close (and made me kind of sick to watch it). I’d like to know how it works as you use each daily square.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Wow, that is so money! Definitely a “lightbulb” idea… we’ve had one of these for years (which I dust regularly and therefore am painfully aware of the number of squares), yet it’s never even occurred to me. Thanks for sharing.

    Seattle, WA

  4. Anonymous says:

    Yay! Many thanks for selecting our Expedit advent’s calendar. You can see it in action every day on our Facebook page.
    Agence Nu

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