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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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  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!

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

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

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


  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

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

  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

  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! :)

  9. Pretty Calendar! Very Creative!

    Thanks for sharing with us at CCCB!


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