Monday, January 3, 2011

2011 Desktop Coaster Calendar - January through March

Smiley from Hello all and happy new year!

I am starting to get more mobility in my right arm following my surgery, so hopefully I'll be able to post more regularly. I do have a slight problem in that I can't really stamp right now, so I'll have to find things in my stamp room that I've already created to share with you for awhile. Smiley from

Today's share though, is part of a recent creation. Some of my Chalk-a-holic buddies and I got together just before my surgery in December and made these desktop coaster calendars. It was so much fun! The original idea came from Carol Stofer - she had one very similar to this at the last Tickled Ink meeting I attended, so we started with her basic idea and created our own.

Most of the Designer Series Paper I used is current, but a few things used are retired Stampin' Up! things. But hey, if I've got it, I may as well use it, right?

January's paper was from the Candy Cane Christmas DSP pack. The snowflake is something that SU! had in a mini catalog about a year or so ago , and it's accented with a clear rhinestone brad for a little extra bling.

The February coaster uses paper from the Play Date DSP. Don't you just love those little hearts? It's accented with some Chantilly Crochet Trim, a small punched red heart, and a pearl from the Basic Pearls.March is done with Peach Parfait DSP from the In Color DSP Stack (pg. 175 IB&C). The Chocolate Chip cardstock is cut with the Scallop Squares duo die - I just love that die! The leaves are from the Two-Step Bird punch. The flowers are punched from a retired Stampin' Up! punch, but you could use any type of flower for an accent.

I will be back tomorrow with more pages for this calendar.


  1. Thank you for sharing your calendar with all of us. I found you while doing a calendar search and I absolutely love your beautiful calendar!!