Creating Our Own Itty Bittys Advent Calendar

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Itty Bittys Advent Calendar

Recently, lodgers took up residence in our house in the form of 24 adorable Itty Bittys. Don’t take me literally on that, they didn’t come marching in the front door! They were sent to me with the purpose of creating a seriously awesome advent calendar for Mini Me to celebrate the countdown to Christmas in style, an Itty Bittys Advent Calendar!

Christmas is the one time of the year when it is totally acceptable to over indulge, however to prepare a much healthier alternative to the usual chocolate advent calendar, especially a calendar that will be so much more fun to open was an awesome challenge!

How To Make Your Own Itty Bitty Advent Calendar…

Itty Bittys Advent Calendar

Armed with characters covering Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics and more, I needed to fill and sticker a cute Christmas themed bag from Little Cherub Design with each character. Not as easy as you may think as the plush Itty Bittys characters are small, however their ‘costumes’ are all very in keeping with their character.

Making our Itty Bittys Advent Calendar

What I did notice was the high quality of the Itty Bittys and how seriously adorable they are! I am actually quite jealous that I will have to open a chocolate each day, however Mini Me will be opening a new collectable Itty Bittys character each day. I can only image her expression now as she opens the first bag on December 1st – I will be equally as surprised as I cannot remember which plush I have added to which dated bag, which makes it even more exciting!

Itty Bittys Advent Calendar

The brainchild of Adan Chung who sketched what popular characters would look like if they were ‘itty bitty’, the complete range is available in Hallmark stores and online with prices starting from £6 each. The collectables make the perfect stocking filler for Christmas and with so many in the range, there is no doubt that you will find your child’s (or big kids!) favourite iconic character! I have to admit that my favourite is C3PO… but don’t tell anyone!

Itty Bittys Advent Calendar

I am sure you will agree that this is probably the healthiest Advent calendar idea and possibly the most exciting! Bear with us as we open a new character each day – follow our Advent calendar openings on Instagram for an Itty Bittys surprise every day! Are you making your own Advent calendar this year? Are you inspired by the Itty Bittys Advent calendar?

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Jenny @ thebrickcastle November 30, 2016 at 11:33 am

I’m jealous! It’s going to be an awesome advent calendar 😀

S1m November 30, 2016 at 11:51 am

It will be awesome and Mini Me will absolutely love it! So excited to see her face tomorrow morning! 🙂 xx

Angela Cheung December 22, 2016 at 9:12 pm

I’m totally doing this next year. Itty Bittys are super cute and this advent calendar is so much easier to make than what I had in my head haha x

S1m January 9, 2017 at 9:39 am

It is such a wonderful idea and we both had so much fun with it – in the end, the chocolate advent calendars were forgotten about!x


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