Thursday, December 5, 2013

MDS Blog Hop - Calendars

I love Stampin' Up!'s calendars, so when I saw this week's MDS Blog Hop theme was calendars -- well, WHOO HOOO! :) I had the perfect one to share with you. I created it last year for my desk at school and even though the calendar is now outdated, I still have it on my desk front and center, because I'm so in love with how it turned out and I love the pictures.

I made this using the 10" x 5" heavy easel calendar (printed through MDS's print service) and the Sun Garden designer series paper kit. (Frames are from Downtown Grunge)

The first photo above is the front page of the easel. The second photo is the front flap which has each month on it. MDS makes it so easy to create your own calendar -- just drag the calendar of your choice over from the right-side menu in MDS and it does all of the dates, etc. for you! It doesn't get any easier than that!

The last photo is the back side. For each month I used a close-up photo that matched the photos on the front of that month. The best part about doing that is that now that it's 2013 and the calendar is "outdated", I can still use it by just showing the backsides of the calendar! With just a flip it became a fun photo easel. These calendars make fantastic gifts that anyone would love.

I hope you loved today's project and are enjoying the hop! Now hop on over to Jeanna's blog post and calendar project by clicking the 'Next' image below!


Wendie Waldman said...

Sweet - bound to bring smiles every month.

Julie Davidse said...

Darling calendar! Your photos are fabulous--I need to learn to take better photos!

beth rush said...

Really nice calendar! great photos! I love the idea you had about using a large photo only on the back so the calendar can be used after the year is over.