Best Advent Calendars | 2019

It’s that time of year again. Oh yes oh yes oh yay- Christmas is on the way!

…Can you tell I’m *a little bit* excited?

Following on from last years Advent Calendar blog post, I bring you a new, fancy, shiny updated version for 2019.

Here are some of my favourite’s this year.


Reusable Personalised Family Activity Advent Calendar Ellie Ellie £19 

Get the family into the Christmas spirit with a personalised advent calendar packed with 24 fun festive activities suitable for all the family!

Ellie Ellie’s advent calendars have been specifically designed to be sustainable, they can be used year after year. Such a wonderful way to start a new family Christmas tradition!

The 12 Curries of Christmas Advent Calendar  The Spicery £29.95 

Spice up your countdown to Christmas with 12 fragrant blends and recipes to make fantastic curries from around the world!

This unique advent calendar makes an impressive gift for curry and spice lovers or as a special treat to help you discover different flavours from all around the world!

Christmas Advent Calendar Hanging Bags Lily & Giraffe £38 

These handmade cotton bags are the perfect way to count down to the big day and can be filled with treats for adults and children.

Featuring a gorgeous and fun contemporary style, each of the advent bags has its own design and pulls closed with a glittery blue ribbon. The bags come in three different sizes and are backed with a pretty metallic gold swirl design – Such a great keepsake!

Yankee Candle Advent Wreath Yankee Candle £24.99 

The wreath advent calendar is an exciting alternative to the usual chocolate advent calendar. This daily treat contains a clear glass tea light holder and 24 tea lights in eight fragrances: Pomegranate Gin Fizz, Candlelit Cabin, Evergreen Mist, After Sledding, Cinnamon Stick, Christmas Cookie, Snowflake Cookie & Christmas Magic.

Harry Potter Charm Bracelet Advent Calendar Truffle Shuffle £17.99 

This Harry Potter advent calendar makes festive charm a cinch! On the 1st of December you’ll open your bracelet, and through the rest of the month, discover an array of enchanting gems to decorate it, celebrating the best of the magical movies and books! Perfect pieces for Potterheads.

Perkulatte Christmas Coffee Advent Calendar Perkulatte £35 

As featured in The IndependentThe ResidentHitched and as seen on ITV’s This Morning with Holly Willoughby and Philip Schofield.

After the success of their coffee advent calendar over the last three years, they’ve bought it back again! The 24 day Christmas coffee advent calendar is full of 12 different coffees (so two of the same coffee will be in your calendar); one for each day leading up to Christmas Day! Available in whole bean or alternatively a cafetiere grind, espresso grind, filter grind or Aeropress grind.

Woodland Animals Advent Calendar Little Lulubel £34 

Create a beautiful woodland scene with this remarkable advent calendar set. Featuring a suitcase with numbered trays which reveal small wooden pieces, designed to make something really special to look at and enjoy!

Personalised Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar  Pushka Home £75 

This is a unique way to countdown to Christmas and get your household & loved ones in the festive spirit. This advent calendar can stand up on a mantelpiece, chest of drawers or comes with the ability to be hung a wall. The gorgeous advent calendar sacks with the oak frame is a great way to decorate your house this Christmas or ideal as a gift for your partner or your kids!

They can personalise the plaque to include one name, siblings or family names, e.g. Arla, The Swancott Family or Mr. & Mrs. Swancott. Just let them know when you order!

Hanging Pocket Personalised Advent Calendar Lime Tree London £32.50

Decorative family advent hanger, complete with 24 numbered pockets one for each day of advent!

Each pocket has a different detailed appliqued or embroidered number creating a handcrafted feel.

This item can be personalised with a printed or embroidered name. Your chosen name can be either a family name or a single name.

LED Snowflake fill your own Advent Calendar house Lisa Angel £28

A beautiful advent calendar to welcome the festive season! The wooden advent house features 24 wooden drawers to be filled with treats and trinkets and is finished with a cut out snowflake design which glows under LED lights. This wonderful advent is the perfect calendar to use year after year!

*Items gifted, thoughts are my own as always!


  1. Lucy Stane
    October 18, 2019 / 9:18 pm

    The woodland animals one is a firm favourite!

  2. October 19, 2019 / 7:10 am

    These advent calendars are so beautiful! Love that they are customizable and could be handcrafted with a personalised feel!

  3. Christine
    October 19, 2019 / 4:53 pm

    These are all so amazing! My nerdy heart wants to say the Harry Potter one is my favorite, but really these are all so beautiful its hard to choose!

  4. October 19, 2019 / 5:31 pm

    I love the woodland animals one! I’ll likely start getting into advent calendars again next year after my son is born. I saw one at IKEA but I didn’t check too see what was in it! I used to be ALL ABOUT them as a kid

  5. October 19, 2019 / 6:45 pm

    These calendars are gorgeous! I want them all!

  6. October 19, 2019 / 8:39 pm

    I love the hanging calendar! When I was growing up, we always had a hanging advent calendar going down our staircase & it was the absolute best, so much fun! It’s still one of my favorite Christmas memories to this day!

    -madi xo |

  7. Joanna
    October 21, 2019 / 9:28 am

    I love the idea of a curry advent calendar, that’s exactly the one I would choose for the foodie in me. What an excellent idea!

  8. October 21, 2019 / 3:26 pm

    I love everynone of these options. We grew up w several of them. The ones w choc were my favorite.

  9. October 21, 2019 / 7:00 pm

    I adore the woodland animals! They are so cute. I’ve never seen an advent calendar quite like it.

  10. October 22, 2019 / 1:05 am

    These are so cute and I love how they have little pockets each day of the month. What a great idea.

  11. Tamara
    October 22, 2019 / 2:27 am

    Wow! This is really helpful. I love these calendars and this is a great selection. Thanks for sharing.

  12. October 22, 2019 / 3:17 am

    I would love the Yankee Candle Calendar! I have so many candles around the house for the holidays.

  13. Hollie Taylor
    October 22, 2019 / 7:04 pm

    I LOVE the one from Lime Tree London – Its such good value!

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