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Glittered Cone Advent Calendar

Whether you're lighting up eight nights or counting down 24 days, half the fun of the holidays is the anticipation. Extend the excitement with a twinkling treeline full of hidden presents.

cone advent calendar

Photography: Pernille Loof

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2017


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  • Cones (Pictured: Save-on-Crafts papier-mâché cones, 10½", $12 for 12,

  • Glitter (Pictured: Meyer Imports German glass glitter, from $6 for a 1-oz. jar,

  • Spray adhesive

  • Paper tags

  • Numbered stickers


  1. Cover paper cones in spray adhesive and metallic glitter, slipped a treat under each.

  2. Attach a paper tag with a number sticker to create a free-form calendar. A word to wise men (and women): Wrap your miniature gifts, in case someone sneaks a peek.

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