Advent Calendar Drawers

Advent Calendar Drawers

What You'll Need:

Wooden Advent Calendar
Acrylic Paint
Ranger Ink
Gold Metallic Marker
Sanding Block


Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make Advent Calendar Drawers

Get into the festive spirit and count down the days until Christmas with Advent Calendar Drawers! Paint the box and then make it a family tradition by removing a special surprise every night leading up to Christmas!
  • 1 Paint the calendar

    Remove the drawers from the box. Paint the box red.

  • 2 Whitewash the drawers

    Whitewash the drawers, leaving the numbers somewhat visible.

  • 3 Dry brush the box

    Dry brush white paint over the box.

  • 4 Sand & ink

    Sand the drawer edges and box edges. Ink the edges with the black and red inkpads.

  • 5 Color the markers

    Go over some of the numbers with a gold metallic marker, where needed.