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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Jan Calendar

Made this January calendar using:
1. grid image from Cricut Designers Calendar cartridge
2. welded January from Cricut Days & Dates cartridge
3. stamped numbers from Hero Arts
4. stamped New Year sentiment from Paper Smooches
5. Rooster image from Cricut Wall Decor & More cartridge  

I'll be adding more to it & make each month as well.

 Supplies List 

Cricut cartridge: Designers Calendar  - Grid   Days & Dates - welded January 
   Wall Decor & More Rooster  
Hero Arts: stamp - CL141 - numbers
ink:  Delicata Silvery Shimmer
machine: Cricut Explore Air, Xyron (adhesive the back of the grid)
paper: cardstock -  gray, red, yellow/gold   Darice Gray with mini white dots
Paper Smooches: stamp - Be Merry - sentiment - Cheers To The New Year
Tim Holtz: Distress ink - tumbled glass (inked edge of New Year's square)
   tool - paper distresser (distressed edge of New Year's square) 
tool:  MISTI
   stamp block (thank goodness I kept some of my blocks since they are useful for the number stamping like on this calendar)

Entering this into the following challenges:

1/7   Dragonfly Journeys Ch82 Yr of the Rooster   Hens & Chicks also   UE   12/25
1/7   Pile It On #123 Any Holiday/Celebration   UE  12/11

1/8   Bitten by the Bug 2 Ch New Year Something New   UE   1/2
   New Year Something New - first time using the calendar grid & welding month 
1/8    Simon Says Stamp Mon Start Afresh    5E(#2)   1/2 
   Start Afresh - cardstock gray new

1/10   CAS-ual Fri Ch CFC164 Celebrations   UE   12/30

1/18   Paper Smooches Guest Search Feb   UE   1/5

1/28   Paper Smooches Jan Ch Photo Insp Cozy   UE  1/1 
   inspiration - gray colors

1/31   Crafty Hazelnuts Patterned Paper Jan 2017 Ch   UE  1/1
1/31   DLART Jan Linky Ch   1Eperday no stacking   1/1


  1. Great job on this calendar! The paper is pretty without being distracting, love the welding of the month, also. This is a fun way to keep track of the days, for sure. Thanks for joining us at BBTB2.

  2. That's a lot of work for a calendar, but it's something you will enjoy and use. Thanks for joining BBTB2 this week


  3. What a great idea. Nice work doing your special January. Thanks for playing with us at Pile it On. Hope to see your projects again soon. Keti (DT)

  4. Hi Melissa! This is awesome and will be great fun to use all month long.
    Thanks so much for joining my 2017/Year of the Rooster blog challenge :)

    Jeannie T.
    Dragonfly Journeys

  5. I've never used those calendar cuts, but you have inspired me to try! Great calendar page! Thanks for sharing at Bitten by the Bug 2!

  6. I made a Hello Kitty themed calendar one year and though it was a lot of work, I enjoyed that I made the calendar myself. You are off to a rocking start with your January calendar. Enjoy the projects. Thank you for joining us at BBTB2 this week!!

  7. great job on your calendar...thank you so much for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge...hugs kath xxx

  8. Great creation. Thank you very much for joining our challenge at Crfatyhazelnut's Patterned Paper challenges.
    Hugs, Iwona

  9. What a great calendar- I love that you can customize it with lots of different stamps/dies! CLEVER! THANKS for playing along with us for the January "cozy" challenge:) <3