The best advent calendars of 2012

by admin on November 17, 2012

I’ve scoured the internet to find unique Advent Calendars for 2012 around the world. There’s advent calendars for kids, advent calendars for adults, something for beauty addicts, sweet tooths, little people, chocoholics and even cats.

Ginvent advent Calendar Selfridges £99.99

Behind every door of this advent calendar is a sample of gin for you to try. A mother’s ruin some might say. There’s a whisky one too.

Fortnum & Masons wooden Advent Calendar Fortum & Masons £95.00


This luxury advent calendar is a mini version of the store, filled with all sorts of sweet treats.

 Philippi Design Advent Calendar Amazon £44

Philippi Design Advent calendar Tower red

A cool design which stacks away into the bottom tin.

YOU Beauty Advent Calendar Latest in Beauty £59.95

Advent calendar

Filled with all sorts of prestige brand beauty treats – a beauty addict’s idea of heaven.

Ciate Mini-Mani set Nordstrom SGD $76.38

Get your daily dose of mini nail treats. Oh yeessss!

Villeroy & Boch Advent Calendar Macys SGD $565.70

We love this luxury advent calendar! Vintage style ornaments arrive in a sleigh storage box, but ultimately fill the boughs of a beautiful tree.

Advent Treasure Hunt Kit Chococo £19.95

A modern take on the traditional advent calendar. Hide the daily Christmas treats around the house.

Dylan’s Candy Bar Cookie Advent Calendar Neihman Marcus SGD $79

For all those sweet tooth people out there.

Smiggle Advent Calendar, Smiggle AUD $24.95

This calendar is filled with a bucketload of treats. Think notebooks, erasers, pencils and keyrings. There’s a Smiggle store in ION.

Eric Carle’s Dream Snow Pop Up Advent Calendar £5.25

Eric Carle's Dream Snow Pop-Up Advent Calendar

A favourite with my kids.

Advent Calendar to Colour  The Book Depository SGD$9.78

Advent Calendar to Colour

This cute advent calendar has cardboard gatefolds which open to reveal a busy street scene with masses of things to colour.

Olive, the Other Reindeer  Pop-up Avent Calendar The Book Depository SGD$11.35


Olive, the Other Reindeer Pop-Up Advent Calendar

A pop-up Santa’s castle with a daily surprise.

The Nutcracker story book set & Advent Calendar The Book Depository SGD $19.95

Nutcracker: Story Book Set and Advent Calendar

A gorgeous advent calendar featuring 24 miniature board books

LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar Amazon USD $43.79

LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (7958)

One for the boys (old and young!)

Advent Calendar App JustKidsApps SGD $3.99

iPad Screenshot 1

An interactive advent calendar app that kids will love. It’s full of surprises, stories, and Christmas activities.

Caltime Avent Calendar for Cats  Harrods £5.95

And yes, there’s even a cat calendar!









Claire T November 23, 2012 at 5:45 am

Thanks for the ideas. I just picked up the Smiggle one at 313 today. Nice to have a non chocolate option available.

admin November 27, 2012 at 6:27 am

Thanks for your comment. I avoid chocolate ones for the children.

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