When I was a kid, one of our favorite parts of the holiday season was the advent calendar. Our calendar was a beautiful handmade out of felt one by my Aunt Kathy. It was a Christmas tree with numbered pockets below that contained felt ornaments that you would hang on the tree for each day.
I was thinking about this and wanted to make one for Oskar and Teddy. But there is one problem, I can't sew. So instead I made one out of a small gift box from Urban Outfitters that I glued and taped match boxes inside to create little compartments.
Add some paint, and a trip to Five below to fill it with goodies and knick knacks and we are good to go. Mazel Tov!