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We are thrilled to be sharing this Perpetual calendar by Einat Kessler with you today. Perpetual calendars are an amazing way to keep track of all the special occasions in your life, such as birthdays and anniversaries. So for 2018 let's get organized and what better way to do it than with Graphic 45's calendar collection Place in Time. Below you will find an easy to follow step by step guide to teach you how to create your own calendar.
By Einat Kessler
“Hi, dear crafty friends!
Einat here with a new project! I can’t believe 2017 went by so fast and it’s already 2018. There are a lot of events, birthdays and dates to remember this year and if you’re like me you need somewhere to write them all. I came up with a great idea for a calendar that will not only be good for this year but forever!
A perpetual calendar is a type of calendar that only has the months and not the days. This way you can list your important dates in a list form on the relevant month and you’ll always remember them!
I created this calendar with the amazing Place in Time collection. All you need to create it is 13 pieces of cardboard and a binding system. Everything else you need is already on the papers!
Here’s the tutorial:
Tip #1: When creating a bound project always design first and bind later. This way the design will look part of the paper. But don’t forget to leave a margin for the binding rings.
Tip #2: When you want to use a specific paper collection in a project adjust the size to the papers. For example, I cut the base cardboard pieces in a size that will fit the main element from each of the papers.
Have fun creating!” ~Einat
Looking for more fun ways to celebrate all year long?
Check out Marina's Seasonal Mini Albums.
Four Seasons Diary Stand Tutorial
By Marina Blaukitchen
“I love mini diaries and one of my wishes was to have one for each season of the year so I started to select the papers I was going to use from my Graphic 45 Collections.
It is very difficult to choose them because they are so pretty and I love them all!
I also made a basket to keep them together so I can see all the seasons in a single trip. I love to look at the covers that move me to each of them.” ~Marina Blaukitchen
See full post here…
Weekly Blog Contest
Just leave a comment here on the blog, Instagram, and/or Facebook to be entered to win! This week’s prize package includes a (SOLD-OUT) Club G45 Vol 1 kit with Fairie Dust 8x8 Paper Pad, Chipboard, Die-cut Tags & Pockets, Ephemera Cards, Staples Ivory Book Box, 2 packs of Ivory Artist Trading Cards, Shabby Chic Metal Door Plates and Knobs, along with a project sheet and G45 polybag, a $50 value! Winner will be announced here on the blog Friday, February 2nd, 2018.
Don't you just love those two ways to get organized for 2018 using papercrafting? Thanks to Einat and Marina for sharing your incredible Place in Time projects. We would love to see what G45 projects you are working on as well, be sure to share on Instagram and Facebook using the #Graphic45 hashtag, and share your tips and tricks below in the comments. Thanks G45ers for keeping the inspiration going full circle!