This Month’s Calender Page

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Jun 112018
 

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June Calender Page

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If you’ve visited my blog previously you may have seen the posts I’ve made showing how I’ve decorated the blank calender from Papermill Direct that I gave to my mother. I’ve not blogged the early months of the year, but you can see the post for April – here, and for May – here.

So, after colouring in a digi stamp for one month and painting a screen printed image for another, what would I do that’s different for June?

This time I decided to go for decorating the page with items from a Kanban country scenes card making kit.

I actually showed all the images to my mother and asked her which one she would prefer.

The image she chose is perhaps more autumnal than June, but it is a nice scene, one that Mam liked. So off I went to grab the rest of the kit, some foam tape and fingerlift tape, and worked on the calender page.

I decoupaged some layers, which were already die cut strips in the kit.  Not too many layers though as of course next month the page will be turned over and I don’t want too much bulk to be at the back pushing out the calender at that time.  For these I used foam tape.

The kit also contained metalic, foiled, elements, and I chose an assortment of these in gold, including a frame, to set off the image.

Side view showing some layering.

Framed with gold frame from kit.

Stuck on calendar page.

I normally only put some sort if image at the top of each page, but this time I decided to spread out my embelishments beyond the actual decoupaged image by adding butterflies both on and off the frame snd putting corners on the outside of the whole page.

I don’t think I mentioned before that I used ribbons to hang a plastic wallet file underneath the calender. We put things like appointment letters, repeat prescription slips, etc., in here, together with a pen for writing on the calendar.

This is what the whole page looks like.

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So, that’s the June page.  I now need to think of what to prepare for the July page. I’m sure I’ll be blogging what I make the start of next month.

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  8 Responses to “This Month’s Calender Page”

  1. This is gorgeous Gwyneth, another beautiful page to your calender. Yes, the picture is a bit autumnal but it is a beautiful picture non the less, I can’t wait to see July’s xx

  2. A Gorgeous page Gwyneth.
    Faith
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    • It’s beautiful Gwyneth. Autumn I agree but really warm and butterflies make a lovely addition almost inviting the viewer into the scene. Great job as usual x

  3. great page for June Gwyneth. Lovely

  4. Hi Gwyneth this is a stunning page. This is such a lovely idea. Take care. Hugs Jackie

  5. Your Mum chose well, thats a beautiful scene for her calendar.
    xx

  6. This is beautiful

  7. gorgeous Gwyneth
    Gr Karin

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