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The holidays are finally here! Can you believe it? It seems as if (yet another) year flew by. With events ranging from dinner with friends, to after-work cocktails, it’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle of the season; not making time to slow down and prepare for the coming holiday.

Today, we’ve decided to start December off on the right foot. Malinda Kay’s crafty DIY advent calendar is easy and completely customizable. Whether you’d fill yours with bite-sized chocolates, sweet notes, or fun clues leading up the the big holiday, head over to Spark & Arrow for a full tutorial on how to make your very own advent calendar.