Saturday, February 19, 2011

rosette desk calendar

Hey there blog friends!  Yay - I'm so glad it's Saturday.  The weather's gotten chilly here again in Southern CA.  Seems like it's back to winter!  Well, I can't believe we're more than half way thru February already.  Today's post is a great little project that'll help you keep track of the days - isn't this cute? I embellished this calendar with the rosette I posted in the tutorial here. This is such a quick and easy gift to make, I think you'll like it!  I got the idea for this size of calendar from Sandy Hancock.  This is just my take.  Want directions?

Here you go:

{rosette calendar}
1. Score an 8 1/2" x 4 1/4" piece of cardstock at 2 1/8" and 4 1/4".  Fold at the score lines
2. Stamp the flourish from the Bliss stamp set on the front flap (this is the side that has the 2 1/8" scoreline}
3. On the inside, layer a piece of 4" x 4" DSP.
4. Embellish the front flap with the rosette.  I used the leaves from the Extra Large 2 Step Bird Punch and the Build a Blossom punch.  Adhere the rosettes and leaves with mini glue dots and/or dimensionals.
5. Use linen thread to thread the holes of the button, then adhere to base of calendar using a glue dot.
6. Adhere the calendar in the right corner of the base.  Viola!  You're done!

Hope you enjoyed that project!  Have a great President's day weekend!  Bye for now! :)


Nancy L. said...

rose, thats a beautiful desk calendar! i really have to give that rose a try, so pretty!

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Gorgeous. Fab idea. :)

Regina said...

This has an instant "wow-factor" to it! Beautiful desk calendar with super neat presentation!
Th♥nks for sharing your tutorial!

Tenia Nelson said...

Love this!!!!!

sweet craf-tea chick said...

very cute and pretty, rose! looove your big bloom :)! thanks for sharing and hope you have a great weekend!!! *hugs* steph :)

Gail S. said...

Super cute!!! The rose is just beautiful and this would perfect on MY desk!! Thanks for sharing, Rose!

Shannon said...

This is so pretty. Great idea and your flower is so lovely. Thanks for the instructions.

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Beautiful desk calendar and with that beautiful flower:)

Jane said...

just GORGEOUS!!!!