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7 Made-in-Seattle Advent Calendars that Celebrate Christmas and the Northwest

From a chocolate-themed countdown to a gorgeous wood keepsake calendar, these Advent calendars add local spice to the holidays

Published on: November 23, 2015

Photo credit: Manzanita Kids

We rounded up our favorite Made in Seattle Advent Calendars to help you celebrate the season with a local flair. From traditional candy and cardboard calendars to muslin bags and wall decals, our list has an advent calendar perfect for your family.

Photo credit: Seattle Chocolates

1. Chocolate countdown

The Seattle Chocolates Advent Calendar starts the countdown to Santa with a little chocolate treat to hold holiday anticipation at bay. May sugar plums dance in your head with surprise hidden messages to help keep your kids from peeking ahead. This traditional advent calendar is perfect for those wanting a sweet treat and a beautiful image to help count down the days. $24.95

Photo credit: Manzanita Kids

2. Personalized wood calendar, to last for generations

Seattle’s Manzanita Kids, one of our favorite local toymakers, has a beautiful wooden advent calendar which is personalized to create a family heirloom that your family can share for generations. The maple backboard holds 24 magnetized pieces (one for each day of the advent season) featuring a laser engravings of detailed Christmas drawings. Made of cherry and walnut, the handmade wooden advent calendar can be set one piece at a time or with all the pieces at the beginning of the advent season. $135.00

Photo credit: Seattle Watercolors

3. Pike Place proud

Love Pike Place Market? Display your affection with the Pike Place Market Advent Calendar from Seattle Watercolors. Featuring a beautiful watercolor of the market, this calendar showcases a Seattle favorite. $25 


Photo credit: Gold Tinsel Shop

4. Muslin bags = calendar and decor

These vintage inspired Muslin Bags from Gold Tinsel Shop can be beautifully displayed along your fireplace or wall and filled with festive toys or treats. This is an advent calendar that can be reused season to season as both a gorgeous decoration and a great family tradition. The design is heat pressed directly onto the 4x6 inch muslin bags with a red hem and an orange drawstring cord. $45

Photo credit: Root and Blossom

5. Nordic Noel

Sporting a Nordic Christmas style, the advent calendar from Root and Blossom contains 24 fillable pockets. The quilted calendar can easily be hung and features hand-painted stenciled numbers. The 20-by-30-inch wall quilt features Nordic fabric that harkens all the way from Tokyo's Fabric District. $72

Photo credit: Instant Art

6. Delightful wall decal

In an Instant Art’s advent calendar Wall Decal adds a modern flair to any holiday decorations. Add decal ornaments to the holiday tree to count down the days until Christmas. The star is for Christmas Eve. The high-quality matte vinyl is thin enough to look like your calendar has been painted directly onto the wall. $36

Photo credit: Sur La Table

7. Frosty fun

Sur La Table’s Snowman Calendar will have your little helpers counting down the days. Your little one will enjoy moving the snowman’s carrot nose along the stenciled numbers while you will enjoy the rustic feel the calendar will add to your home. $20


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