BEST TRADITIONAL ADVENT CALENDARS FOR 2023
Here at The Advent Calendar Shop, we stock many exciting varieties of advent calendars and see them all! More and more people are searching for a traditional advent calendar in 2023 - whether it is nostalgia, or perhaps a search for a more eco-friendly alternative, there are plenty of classic paper advent calendars out there to choose from.
It was hard to narrow the list down to just 10, but we’ve managed it! Here are our top 10 traditional advent calendars on offer for 2023:
WINTER WILDLIFE CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR
A realistic lantern frame gives way to a atmospheric wintry scene of wildlife by a peaceful lakeside, in this wonderfully unique design. This classic picture advent calendar has a real sense of calmness and serenity about it, ideal for moments of quiet Christmas reflection.
THE STORY OF CHRISTMAS SILHOUETTE ADVENT CALENDAR
This unique circular Advent calendar uses only a few colours to incredible effect! With detailed scenes around the calendar, and more to discover behind each window, it’s sure to be a stand out with all your festive guests. If your front door is inside and sheltered, this striking silhouette advent calendar could even double up as a wreath!
HOLLOW TREE HIDEAWAY CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR
This stunning woodland open the door advent calendar shows a collection of critters going about their business on a cold winter day, in a charming and enchanting art style. Generously sized at 38.5cm by 28cm, this gorgeous paper advent calendar would be a prominent and eye-catching piece in your Christmas decorations.
QUENTIN BLAKE SANTA'S CHRISTMAS PICTURE ADVENT CALENDAR
Sir Quentin Blake’s timeless style shines on this Advent calendar greetings card - generations of children have grown up loving his work, and we’re sure generations more to come will enjoy it just as much! By combining greetings card and Advent calendar gift, it's certainly a more eco friendly option.
NATIONAL TRUST FLORA & FAUNA CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR
A great choice for any National Trust members, keen ramblers, or nature lovers, this traditional advent calendar depicts a stunning composition of British wildlife and plants. It's not just a countdown to the festive day; it's a journey through a lush winter woodland!
"We count down the days just to experience it nearly exactly as we always have. It is so comfortable, familiar, and perfectly nostalgic that, frankly, we have no desire to improve upon it at all."
- Joanna Gaines
HIGH CHRISTMAS PYRAMID PICTURE TRADITIONAL ADVENT CALENDAR
This nostalgic advent calendar from Richard Sellmer is a reprint of one of their designs from 1955! It's ideal for travelling back in time to childhood Christmases, and the warm feelings they bring. Its 7-tier Christmas pyramid illustration reveals additional surprises as you open each doors, infusing extra life and detail into this most charming of tradtional advent calendars.
ELVES IN THE SNOW WINTER VILLAGE TRADITIONAL ADVENT CALENDAR
Another classic advent calendar from Richard Sellmer - and one of our favourites, here at the Advent Calendar shop. This quintessential Christmas advent calendar depicts charming little elves and their woodland friends, just on the outskirts of a quiet, sleepy village - or is it? Watch as the village comes to life over the course of Advent!
DELUXE TRADITIONAL LASER CUT WOODLAND CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR
Keeping it simple, this beautiful paper advent calendar uses just red and white to maximum effect! It's a great choice if you're looking for an advent calendar to fit in with a red decorative colour scheme, and the intricate laser cut design is a beautiful scene to appreciate over the season.
ALISON GARDINER WINTER WILDLIFE TRADITIONAL ADVENT CANDLE
Welcome the festive spirit into your home with the time-honoured tradition of lighting an Advent candle each day as a countdown to Christmas Day! This traditional advent candle design showcases winter woodland creatures in Alison Gardiner's iconic style.
WINTRY CITY TRADITIONAL PICTURE ADVENT CALENDAR
A bright moon, fluffy blanket of snow, and warm and inviting window glows come together to create this beautiful wintry cityscape. The striking silhouettes, glitter detailing, and immersive scenes tell more of the story with every day that passes.
Discover the charm of a Traditional Advent Calendar; Each window or door hiding a daily surprise, bringing the holiday spirit to life.
Relive nostalgia and create new moments with loved ones. With timeless craftsmanship and artistic designs, our stunning picture advent calendars add a touch of tradition to your Christmas countdown. We hope you find your perfect 2023 traditional Advent Calendar!