DIY Advent Calendar: Bag by Bag

DIY Advent Calendar: Bag by Bag

A new surprise every day! Every package awakens the Christmas spirit and builds anticipation.

  • White paper for printing out the template
  • Wrapping paper: one DIN A4 sheet per bag
  • Gift ribbon: approx. 20 cm per bag
  • Number stickers, 1 to 24
  • String
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • tesa® double-sided tape (10 m x 15 mm)
  • tesa® Powerbutton Deluxe hooks


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Apply the template.


Print out the template. Transfer the dimensions and fold marks on the wrapping paper.

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Cut the paper.


Cut the wrapping paper.

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Fold the paper.


Fold the wrapping paper at the fold marks.

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Apply the double-sided tape.


Put the tesa® double-sided tape to the long side of the cut wrapping paper and remove the anti-adhesive strips. Important: Only attach the tape to the middle third.

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Fold paper and apply double-sided tape.


Fold the narrow third towards the middle and tape it down. Attach the tesa® double-sided tape flush with the edge of the paper.

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Remove the strip.


Step 6

Remove the anti-adhesive strip.

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Fold the paper.


Step 7

Fold the wider third towards the middle and tape it down.

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Attach the hooks.


Step 8

Attach two tesa® Powerbutton Deluxe hooks according to the manufacturer's instructions. Tip: By attaching the sticky side at a 90° angle to the base, a curtain rod can be hung on the hooks. The hooks can be hidden behind two Christmas figurines.

Now you can fill the bags with candy, tape on a number and close it with a gift ribbon. Thread the bags and Christmas decorations onto the rod with string.


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