Wednesday, 19 December 2018

2019 Stampin' Up! Desk Calendar with Botanical Butterfly

Hi everyone,

Here I am today bringing you a project which would be perfect as a New Year gift - a 2019 desk calendar. 


Botanical butterfly desk calendar Stampin Up

These were so quick and easy to put together - it's easier to show you rather than explain so I've made a little video tutorial which you can see HERE or by clicking the image below.



I made these calendars as little handmade thank you gifts for my November customers - I really hope they will find them useful. I made several different colour combinations:


Botanical butterfly desk calendar Stampin Up

I used two different methods for the butterflies. For the Lemon Lime Twist and Daffodil Delight version above, I punched out the butterfly from the sheet of ready coloured butterflies. For the Highland Heather and Balmy Blue version below, I used the black and white sheet of DSP, punched out the butterfly and then coloured it with blends. The video shows you both methods.


Botanical butterfly desk calendar Stampin Up

Which colour combination is your fave? There are even more versions on the video.


Botanical butterfly desk calendar Stampin Up

This side view shows how the calendar is made to be free standing.


Botanical butterfly desk calendar Stampin Up

Hope you like today's project and that you might have a go yourself. I bought my calendar tabs from Ebay.

Here are the measurements:

IMPERIAL
Base - 4 1/8" x 11 3/4"
Score at 4 5/8", 9 1/4", 10 1/4", 11 1/4"
DSP panel - 3 7/8" x 4 1/2"
Scallop circle - 2" diameter
Stitched circle - 1 7/8" diameter
Calendar - cut cardstock 1/4" smaller than calendar

METRIC
Base - 10.5cm x 29.7cm
Score at 11.75cm, 23.5cm, 26cm, 28.5cm
DSP panel - 310cm x 10.8cm
Scallop circle - 5cm diameter
Stitched circle - 4.7cm diameter

Calendar - cut cardstock 1/2cm smaller than calendar

The Butterfly Duet punch I used will be available when the new catalogue comes out on January 3rd. At this point you'll also be able to get your hands on the Botanical Butterfly papers for free - just spend £45 on other products! I've listed all; products below, but you will have to wait a little longer before they will be available for sale! (Unless you would like to join my team - then you could include them in your Starter Kit!) 

Not got a catalogue yet - just send me an email at jilldchapman@gmail.com and it will be my pleasure to pop one in the post to you. I'll be sending them out in a couple of days! 



All the products I have used to make this project are all available from my online shop. Simply click "Shop Now" button on the top of this page or click any of the images below to go direct to that item in my online Stampin’ Up! shop. If you order from my online shop please use my monthly shopping code (below) to receive a free thank you gift from me as I really appreciate your business. (If your order is £150 or more then please do not use my code as you will earn Stampin' Rewards in your own right and can choose your own freebies!) 



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