Holiday Countdown Calendar
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Holiday Countdown Calendar

Here’s a fun and festive way to countdown the days until the big day!
Designed by Michaels® Design Team
Craft Time: 60+ minutes
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Material List

  • Floral Craft Ring, 12-inch
  • Wilton® Favor Tin Kit, 30 count
  • Die Cut with a View™, 180 sheets
  • Holiday Stack Paper Pad, 12-inch x 12-inch
  • Christmas Ribbon, Tri-colored
  • Shimmer Alpha Stickers, Black
  • Mod Podge® Matte, 4 oz.
  • Crop-A-Dile™
  • Pop Dots™, large
  • Low Temperature Glue Gun & Glue Sticks
  • Foam Brush
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Jumbo Craft Punch, Circle (optional, may hand cut instead)
  • Velcro®,: 5/8-inch White Rounds (optional)

Project Instructions

Step: 1

Countdown Calendar
Trace floral craft ring (for wreath shape) onto decorative paper and cut out.

Step: 2

Apply Mod Podge® to wreath using foam brush. Carefully secure paper to wreath making sure to smooth out any air bubbles as you go. Apply top coat of Mod Podge® to wreath, let dry.

Step: 3

Use a circle punch to punch circles from decorative paper or trace plastic top from lid of favor tin and hand cut circles. Insert plastic circles back in lids with paper circles on top.

Step: 4

Tie ribbon into small shoestring bows and secure to tops of favor tins with glue as shown. Place sticker numbers to tops of tins.

Step: 5

Evenly space all 12 tins around wreath and secure with glue as shown. Optional: Instead of gluing, add Velcro to tins and wreath for easier access to treats inside.

Step: 6

Glue a loop of ribbon to back of wreath for a hanger.

Step: 7

Favor Tin Ornaments
Punch circles from paper and remove lid of tin.

Step: 8

Secure paper circle to inside bottom of tin with pop-dot.

Step: 9

Cut small shapes from paper pad and secure to center of paper circles with a pop-dot to create dimension.

Step: 10

Punch two small holes in top of tin as shown with the Crop-A-Dile™. Cut ribbon, run through holes and knot to form hanger.

Step: 11

Place lid on top and add stickers as desired to finish.


Use photo as a guide and follow manufacturer’s instructions for all products used.

Tins can be filled with treats to be opened everyday until Christmas.