Magical Vacation Countdown Calendar

by Lynn Lilly, Jun 18 2019

I can't wait for the day I get to take Lily to Disney. I am already planning the matching shirts and crafty Minney mouse ears we will wear every day. I have a lot of friends who are planning Disney trips for their kids and they mentioned that countdown calendars were the key to keeping their kids sane while they wait for vacation. My friend and Disney expert Kimberly from Savvy Mama Lifestyle also created a simple chain link countdown on Life with Lynn Lilly a few months ago and that inspired to create something that would be fun for the whole family. To make it even easier my favorite source for buttons and embellishment, Buttons Galore & More has the perfect themed buttons for a magical vacation. 

Watch the video for the full tutorial.  Below the video, you will find a link to download the free templates and where you can get all the buttons and embellishments on sale! 


Download the template here

If you want to make this calendar or a Disney craft our friends at Buttons Galore & More put together a bundle and it's on sale! Shop the bundle here! You can also buy the embellishments and buttons individually. 


  • Magical Buttons Bundle (you can also purchase them separately)
  • Wood Plaque (we painted ours black and light blue)
  • Blue Sparkle Vinyl (or number stickers)
  • Floral Wire
  • Wood Beads
  • Markers
  • Yellow Construction Paper
  • Hot Glue Gun & Glue
  • Gold Paint & Brush

Here are few more close up photos! 

Disney Countdown Calendar

DIY Disney Vacation Countdown Calendar

If you are planning a vacation to Disney and doing something fun to celebrate please tag us on social media, @craftboxgirls. 

If you love making crafts with buttons and embellishments you will love these projects:  DIY Unicorn Keepsake BoxKids BraceletsSchool Themed Crafts, Vacation Photo Flip Book

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xoxo- LL

This post is sponsored by Buttons Galore and More but all thoughts, opinions, and content are my own. 

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