Thursday, 27 December 2012

The 2013 Calendar

Hi.  12 weeks ago The Craft Barn started a challenge.  A page or a calendar a week for 12 weeks.  It seemed like a grand idea at the time so with trepidation and enthusiasm I took up the baton.  Some weeks were easy, some weeks were hard, some weeks were a bit late, but never too late! 

I chose to make a heart shaped mini book and have each week of my calendar over two pages.  It's not so mini.  It has become quite a fat little calendar and the 25mm book rings are straining to contain it's exuberance.  The only pages I haven't already posted are the front and back covers which you can view here now, along with a photo of the whole and also a recap of the photos that have been posted over the last 12 weeks on this blog.  I hope that you enjoy it.  It's been very inspirational and I would like to thank The Craft Barn for stretching my creativity and their generosity for giving us the opportunity of a 15% discount each week throughout the challenge.  Also one of us will be rewarded for our perseverance and creative genius with a voucher to spend on some extra crafty must haves.  Good luck to us all.  

So here it is and of course I am entering The Craft Barn Calendar Challenge Grand Finale  

The 2013 Calendar

The Pages

Here is a recap of the pages.  The captions are linked to the original posts.  

January - Theme Candles

February - Theme Vellum

March - Theme Felt

April - Theme Doodles

May - Theme Trees

June - Theme Bright

July - Theme Circles

August - Theme Teal, Rust and White

September - Theme Children/Cute

October - Theme White/Yellow/Green

November - Theme Paper Tape

 December - Theme Embossing

The Back Cover
Thanks for looking.  It's been fun. 


  1. Your calendar pages look great all together and I love your front cover!! Hope you've had a good christmas and Best Wishes for 2013!!

  2. Such a cool idea! And it's even double. Wonderful!

    My fave is September

    Thanks for playing with us at CraftBarn and good luck! :-)

  3. Looking great! Love your heart/calendar booklet! August and september are my favorites! Happy new year!

  4. Your pages look so Beautiful all together! I love the shape you choose and the cover you made too! Great, great work!
    Have a creative and happy new year!

  5. Beautiful calendar ! Love the cover page too... Have a happy New Year !

  6. I still love your heart shaped pages and they look gorgeous here together! My favourite is September, the same as Gio. Your front cover is the perfect finishing touch to your creative calendar.
    Best wishes for a happy, healthy and creative 2013.
    Julia x

  7. Lovely vibrant calendar and a fabulous shape. Happy New Year.

  8. A fabulous calendar love the heart shape.

  9. Wonderful and creative pages. Great technique on the front. Love it all.

  10. It all turned out beautiful. I'm so glad you started the blog to share this with everyone.
    My favourite is September.
    Thank you for playing with us for 12 weeks.
    Happy New Year


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