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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Laminated Calendar Idea

*** I have TWO posts today-please check out my other project***
hello everyone,
Today, I am here to share my newest project using several  Purple Cows product.
 I used a few of the products and it made my project go together so quickly.
 

Punch It-Spring #7202

 9" Hot and Cold Laminator #3016c

 2 in 1 Combo Trimmer #1040

 I love these punches and know I LOVE to make mini quilted looking squares with these patterns

I used my computer to design and print out a simple calendar pattern.Now you know I couldn't just use a plain one.So here is how I decorated my calendar pages using these punched squares.

I punched out a four corner square I matted each piece with pink  card stock and then decided to punch all four corners of my calendar.


I attached the paper quilt square on the front of each calendar.
I plugged in my Hot/Cold Laminator and let it warm for a minute

In the photo above you can see on the right how the green light comes on when it is ready.
I placed each calendar page in a lamination sleeve-this is the 8 1/2 x 11 size.
 I wanted to share a  close up so you can see the beautiful design.

I added a Letter of the month to each square using a generic stamp set I have.
 Each page turned out beautiful! Adding a grommet  to each page was so easy, this way I can connect several pages when I need them.
 Here is my finished calendar pages with an attached write on/wipe off pen...I just used a piece of hook and loop to attach the pen to the sheet.
This is a back view, I love that I can write notes on the backside for extra notes to myself and just carry this along with me when I run errands.
Extra supplies used:
Really reasonable Ribbon
Pentek erasable pen
Pink and white card stock from CTMH

I am entering the following challenges:
 Divas By Design- Anything Goes
 Fresh Brewed Blog- Tie it Up
I Brake For Challenges- Anything But A Card
Oozak- Anything Goes
The Crafter's Cafe- Spring pastel colors


  I am also having a Giveaway here on my blog check out my post here, would love to have you join my celebration.Every comment enters you!

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9 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday to you! Happy Birthday, dear Dawn. Happy Birthday to you! I hope you have a most wonderful day!

    Love your newest project!

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  2. Love this idea, and how handy to be able to write and wipe, fabulous!!
    Cindylu

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  3. What a great idea, love it. Thank you for joining us at Oozak's first challenge.

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  4. What a fabulous project! Thanks for joining us at The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog and Fresh Brewed Challenge.

    Linda

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  5. Fantastic idea. It looks fabulous.

    Thanks for joining us this week at Diva's and dont forget if you join in the blog hop there is a chance to win even more lovely prizes

    Good luck
    Jayne
    x

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  6. What a wonderful idea. Thanks for joining us at CCCB, and hope to see you back next month.
    Hugz,
    Christine Dt at CCCB

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  7. Hi Dawn
    what a fabulous project and a great idea hun!!
    Thanks for joining us at Diva's this time hope to see you next time too
    hugs
    laney

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  8. This is so pretty and what a great idea! Love the quilted squares!!! Thanks for joining us on The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog! :)

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  9. Pretty Calendar! Very Creative!

    Thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!

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