Welcome to 3-D Thursday and this week we have an amazing project for you – it’s an Advent Calendar created using those wonderful Mini Pizza Boxes!


This week’s project was created by the creative Jenn Gulch over at Twins & Twine – further down this post you will find a link to the FREE Project Sheet that has a detailed supply list, step by step instructions & color photos so that you can create your own!

And here it is…an absolutely beautiful Advent Calendar made using those Mini Pizza Boxes…


If you are behind with your Christmas preparations and want to create a little something super special, this is for you – it’s not too late!  OR get ahead on next year and order those Mini Pizza Boxes so that you have enough to create this at your leisure during the year – I know I’m ordering packs of them just so that I can make one of these!

The pizza boxes are hot glued onto a piece of foam board in a 5×5 configuration – make sure to have the bit that opens (with that little finger tab sticking out) at the top for ease of opening like you can see in the top row here…


Isn’t it beautiful?  I was with Jenn when she created this and I absolutely loved watching her work on it…the numbers are die cut from black cardstock using those fab Large Numbers Framelits Dies and you can see that they are positioned onto circles of Vellum so that they pop out but you can still see the pretty papers underneath them.

Wrapped all around the edges with extra to hang is the beautiful 7/8″ Striped Ribbon that is wired on the edges making it perfect for a project like this.


There is plenty of room inside the boxes to pop some fun gifts because each is sized 3″ x 3″…

And you can see that it is decorated with all sorts of fun patterned papers and embellishments from the Holiday Catalog – all are listed in the supply list below – anything goes on a fun quilt style project like this!


PLEASE NOTE – most of the papers, ribbons and embellishments that are used on this project from the Holiday Catalog are now ONLY AVAILABLE WHILST SUPPLIES LAST – if you want to purchase ANY OF THESE ITEMS to create your own Advent Calendar please ORDER NOW to avoid disappointment – once they are sold out, they are gone for good – CLICK HERE to visit the store or click on any of the links in the Supply List below.

WANT THE FREE PROJECT SHEET FOR THIS AMAZING ADVENT CALENDAR?  Click HERE to find it – then you can download it or print it out to keep for easy reference!


Here are the supplies used to make this project – click on any of the products below to find them in the Stampin’ Up! online store:

Big Shot

Price: $110.00

Magnetic Platform

Price: $40.00

Mini Tinsel Trim Combo Pack*

Price: $9.00

Price: $7.20

Season Of Glitz Mini Gift Bows*

Price: $6.00

Price: $4.80

Mini Ornaments*

Price: $7.50

Green Sprigs*

Price: $5.00

Jute Twine*

Price: $5.50

Price: $4.40

Other supplies used:  hot glue gun, hot glue sticks, foam core board

Thanks so much for visiting – be sure to come back next Thursday for the next 3-D project when it’s my turn to create something – to make this easy, you can subscribe to my blog using the ‘Get Blog Posts by Email’ button on the right so that new posts will be delivered automatically into your inbox!



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3-D Thursday is here with the most amazing Mini Pizza Box Advent Calendar!
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