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23 contemporary Advent calendars to count down to Christmas in style


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As December quickly approaches, the countdown to Christmas is about to officially begin. A popular way to mark the time is by using an Advent calendar, in which each day reveals a new trinket until December 25. Typically, these small items are candy or toys. But recently, companies have introduced contemporary advent calendars that are a twist on tradition.

You would expect a conventional Advent calendar to include pictures of Christmas trees, holly and snowmen. The Embroidery Advent Calendar, however, moves away from the holiday-themed illustrations and candy by providing instructions on how to embroider a unique Christmas-themed illustration each day in December.

Scroll down for more contemporary advent calendars this male tradition for a little holiday fun.

Countdown to Christmas with these creative 2021 advent calendars.

Concordville Zinc Advent Calendar

Contemporary Advent Calendar

Land | $ 188

Countdown to Christmas Advent Ornament Calendar

Advent Calendar 2020

Ali Harrison | $ 85

Advent calendar station to build

Advent calendar station to build

Uncommon Goods | 40 $

Advent Calendar Coffee

Advent Calendar Coffee

Cooper Cow Coffee | $ 69

Cookie Making Advent Calendar

Cookie Making Advent Calendar

Neil Edley | $ 70

Countdown to Christmas Advent Ornament Calendar

Advent Calendar Ornament

Ali Harrison | $ 85

National Geographic Rocks, Minerals & Fossils 2021 Advent Calendar

National Geographic Advent Calendar

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHY | $ 39.99

Friends: The official Advent calendar: the one with surprises

Advent calendar

Insight Editions | $ 26.99

Advent Shower Steamer Set

Advent Calendar 2020

Mazzi and Erez Peled | $ 98

12 days of holiday chocolates

Contemporary Advent Calendar

Jessica Leonard | $ 30

Advent Calendar Puzzles

Advent Calendar Puzzles

Hiprup | $ 40.99

Advent Calendar 24 days of tea

Contemporary Advent Calendar

Uncommon Goods | $ 32

Handmade Caramel Advent Calendar

Caramel Advent Calendar

Kate and Jason McCrea | $ 38

Dinosaur Advent Calendar

Dinosaur Advent Calendar

Lulu Home | $ 18.99

LEGO Friends Calendar

Contemporary Advent Calendar

LEGO | $ 59.99

Keurig Advent Calendar Variety Pack

Keurig Advent Calendar

Keurig | $ 36.21

Super Mario Advent Calendar

Super Mario Advent Calendar

Paladone | $ 24.99

Stitch a Day Advent Embroidery Calendar

Advent Calendar Embroidery

Amanda Watson | $ 45

Candle 25 days until Christmas

Christmas candle

Uncommon Goods | $ 22

Wooden advent calendar

Wooden advent calendar

HYGGEHAUS | $ 67.15

Holiday Scratch Advent Calendar Reading List

Scratch off Advent Calendar

Uncommon Goods | 25 $

12 Days of Christmas Countdown Puzzles

Christmas puzzles

Uncommon Goods | $ 24

Botanical Ornament Advent Calendar

Contemporary Advent Calendar

Athropology | $ 228

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