Time Required :
Over an hour
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

paper tube advent calendar

This cute Paper Tube Advent Wreath is so easy to make. Just hide treats inside each tube on the wreath for a surprise every day!
Step 1

Collect enough recycled paper tubes to make 25 2" [5 cm] smaller tubes. Cut down the tubes to size.

Step 2

Paint 17 of the tubes green and eight of the tubes red. Let dry.

Step 3

Cut 17 pieces of green tissue paper and eight pieces of red tissue paper 4" x 4" [10 cm x 10 cm]. Set aside.

Step 4

Cut down a piece of foam board to 16" x 18" [40.6 cm x 45.7 cm] and cover it with wrapping paper.

Step 5

Lay the wrapped foam board on your work surface and arrange the tubes in the shape of a wreath. When you are happy with the arrangement, hot glue the tubes to the wrapped board.

Step 6

Now, insert a piece of candy or small gift into each tube.

Step 7

Cover each tube with a coordinating tissue paper, wrap it down the side of the tube and secure it onto the tube with a rubber band.

Step 8

Punch out 25 circles from white cardstock and use the marker to write the numbers 1-25 on each circle.

Step 9

Adhere one circle to each tube.

Step 10

Make a bow to add to the top of the wreath using wired ribbon. Use hot glue to adhere it in place.

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