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November 18, 2010

2011 Calendar

Hello crafters.  This is P-Kay Sunshine.  Today I am going to show you a project that is still a work in progress.  Last year on Black Friday I bought my pretty red Expression and I also picked up Designers Calendar cartridge.  At the time I could visualize myself making calendars for everyone.  HA!  In the past year I have only made a one month calendar and I have barely used this cart.  ;-)  I decided to try again this year to make a full 12 month calendar.  This time I used my Imagine. 
First I added a shape and the word January to the screen with the calendar grid.  The reason for adding the rectangle is to get the word January in the middle of the page.  It is used as a filler.

The idea at first was to print the grid with the month.  I later changed my mind and decided to only print the grid.  In order to get it lined up right I had to make the ‘fillers’ white so they would not print.  I changed the color of the rectangle and the word January to white. 

From this point I went to my gypsy and made a file for the days of the week, the numbers and the months.  Gluing all of this down took a while.  I will be SO glad when the Imagine can print from the gypsy! 

I added a piece of patterned paper to the opposite side of the printed grid.  This will give me a surface to design on.  I used my bind it all to make it a book.  My plan is to use each month to make a layout and add pictures of my DD as I go along.  At the end of the year I will have a full 12 page book of the year.  Here are a few pages.

I was in the holiday spirit so I started decorating my calendar with the month of December.   It is the only month I have completed so far.  ;-)  I left room for a photo mat and journaling. 

Thanks Pam for having me!  I hope you all enjoyed my project.  Have a great day!


papillon digital design said...

what a wonderful project. Can't wait to see it when completed! TFS

Sheila aka SassyLady said...

This is such a wonderful project. I love calendars and use them all the time. Anyone would be proud to have on thie nice. Thanks for sharing.

TR said...


This is wonderful. I hope you show the other months as you finish them! The December page is great. Love the little girl leaving her cookies with milk for Santa.

MelodyR aka Ry&MysMom said...

Wow! Really nice job, P-Kay! I always love the attention you put into the little details in your work. TFS!

:)Melody aka Ry&MysMom

flowerdisco said...

too cute!

Audrey Frelx said...

This is wonderful!!! And so useful!

Nadia (WithGlitteringEyes.blogspot.com) said...

I love the little girl holding her teddy bear! Great project! One day I want to try a calendar!

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