DIY Mini Desk Calendar
DIY calendar ideas like this one are so easy and lovely.
Learn how to make a mini calendar using a slanted frame from Deflecto! This DIY desk calendar is an easy project to make for any paper crafter. You simply need a mini tear-off calendar for the current year and your favorite line of scrapbook paper to get started.
Decide whether you want your calendar to stand upright or to lean on a slant for easy marking. Choose a sentiment to embellish the calendar and you're done!
Your handiwork will be a lovely desk decoration for the months ahead. Best of all, you can reuse the frame for future years. Just replace the tear-off calendar with the new one for the following year. This would also make an excellent homemade gift around the holidays.
Time to CompleteIn an evening
Primary TechniquePaper Crafts
Project TypeMake a Project
- Deflecto Mini Slanted Sign Holder 3" x 4"
- 2018 Mini Tear-Off Calendars
- One Big Happy Family Scrapbook Collection
- Red and White 3/16" Grosgrain/Stripes
- Ribbons RG-14
- Adhesive Tape Runners and Foam Tabs
- 1-1/4" Circle Punch
Adhere the 3/4" x 3" red scrapbook paper strip approximately 1/4" from the bottom of the 3" x 4"
scrapbook layer. (Option #1: Adhere word strip over 3/4" paper strip.)
Decide if you want your mini calendar standing upright or laying down on a slant.
Insert 3" x 4" scrapbook layer into 3" x 4" Mini Slanted Sign Holder.
Adhere mini calendar to front of sign holder.
Embellish mini calendar with ribbon and Sprinkles. (Option #2: Adhere punched word circle with foam tab onto the top of the mini calendar frame.)
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