1 – Create Your Own Calendar 8x8in #30051740

1 – DCWV Nursery Baby Boy 8x8in stack #30085331 or choice of style

Months name printed on white card stock cut 8x1in you will need 12 to 14 months.

Doodle Bugs glitter chipboard letters choice of colors (sample shown use 30081240 & 30081238)

Ribbons coordinating assorted print / styles

Sticker embellishments choice of designs

2 - Meriken double-stick tape 3/16in #30013283

Sakura Glue pen #30051737

Print on the computer numbers for your dates 1 through 31 (you will need 12 to 14 sets of numbers). Use 10pt font size. Print the numbers on a light solid color cardstocks these will be the dates on each calendar page.

12 to 14 photos size 4x6in (if you are planning to make the calendar as a gift you can leave the pages blank, the receiver will be able to add their own favorite photos.



Paper Trimmers #30017631

Scissors #30025675

Round paper punch 1/4in, and 1/8in #77178558, 77178566


Optional: Whale of a Punch Retro Flower #30049194

Optional: Crop-a-Dile & 1 eyelet #30067868  



COVERS – Choose 2 coordinating cardstocks, ribbons, chipboard letters to spell ‘Family’ or choice of words. Trim cardstock to fit the cover, adhere papers to the cover decorate with ribbons, and chipboard letters. Optional: You can also use the flower punch to create embellishment for the cover.


INSIDE PAGES – Choose 12 to 14 papers for each month. Trim papers to fit the top of each page adhere paper in place. Re-punch the calendar holes (for hanging) with a 1/8in round punch. Glue the month title above the calendar grids. Use the 1/4in round punch to punch out the numbers for each day. Tips: punch out one week of numbers at a time to avoid mixing up numbers. Glue the punched out numbers using the glue pen. Using a ruler, align the numbers on the calendar grid.


PICTURES AND DECORATIONS - Choose coordinating color cardstock for each page and trim paper to size 4.5x6.5in. Adhere one photo to the 4.5x6.5in cardstock, place the picture to the calendar page. You can decorate each page with ribbons, stickers, and any of your favorite embellishments.


OPTIONAL STEP – set the eyelet over the hole (for hanging) on the cover page



2008 Ben Franklin Crafts, Inc.


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