Tuesday, January 4, 2011

New Year, New Calendar

Who doesn't love a new calendar? I have an obsession of sorts with calendars. My husband teases me because every three months or so, I "need" a new calendar. With it the start of a new year, I wanted a new calendar for my office. So, tonight, this is what I came up with...
I absolutely LOVE the colors! I made the calendar using a 11x14 piece of metal as the base, and built up from there.

The flowers have a 3-D effect on the side.

The months can be changed out with the magnets.

I put an envelope on the back of the calendar that will hold the months when not in use. I plan on saving the "used" months as a type of a journal.

I will hang the calendar on the wall using the ribbon I strung through the top. I also plan on changing out the picture every month. I am very happy with how this calendar turned out!

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  1. LOVE the calendar idea, Irene! I love how you can keep the calendar as a type of journal too. I always save old calendars. The colors are wonderful and I love the touches with the buttons and ribbon! Where would you get the metal backing? I've never done anything like that before.

  2. Love this! I will be featuring it in next weeks party. Thanks for linking up at Trendy Treehouse!


  3. Cute Cute calendar! I featured it on my blog today:

  4. GORGEOUS!!!! Enough said. :)

  5. Very crafty idea--love it!


    Popped over from Just a Girl.

  6. hi irene-- GREAT project... cute and functional. Thanks so much for linking up at A Crafty Soiree! Malia

  7. Cute calendar! Thanks for sharing at the craft Catwalk!

  8. I love this idea of having it on sheet metal - What a great idea! Thanks for linking up all your great stuff at my Fantastic Friday link party. Be sure to come back this week and link up your latest cute creations!

  9. Another really nice idea! Looks like fun too. :)

  10. This is great! I have a 12 X 12 piece of metal ready for a project like this. What a beautiful job, too. ~Lori


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