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January 1, 2008

Card Stock Desk Calendar Tutorial

What better way to start off 2008, than with a quick tutorial for a simple desk calendar!

Not so much of a show and tell type of tutorial - as these need just a few score marks - and your done.

To make the longer calendar

        • cut your card stock to 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
        • score from the 8 1/2" side at 1 1/2", 4 1/2" and 7 1/2"
        • add layers to your calendar base as desired
        • print out your calendar (there's many different ones floating around SCS) on printer paper, use your Crop-a-Dile to punch the holes and add your brad (I used the Tim Holtz Hammer to add a distressed look to my brads). Adhere to a piece of card stock, then to your base.
        • fold your base on the score lines attach some sticky strip to the 1" side and attach as shown

        For the smaller calendar

        Just cut your base card stock to 3 3/4" x 8 1/2" - then follow the steps above


        laos348 said...

        I love the long calendar - so pretty. Thanks for sharing all the dimensions.

        Jennie Skaggs said...

        Hi...I just tried this. It came out pretty good. Great directions. I appreciate it. I will post a copy on my blog later. TFS Jennie

        PocketsOfInspiration said...

        This came out nice. The colors are great.

        Anonymous said...

        Hi Lisa,

        Thanks for your tutorial. I'm going to try this especially since we can't buy calendars at work anymore.

        Happy New Year.


        Donalda said...

        These are just darling !!! Thanks so much for always giving such inspiration !!

        Anonymous said...

        this is really cute! Thanks for sharing such a cute idea! Gonna give this one a try :)

        Nita said...

        Wow, great one. I've been looking for an instructions and luckily found your blog. Thanks :)

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