Friday, 15 January 2016

All dressed up Calender 2016

Hi Everyone

Just sharing a project for our latest blog challenge, this time though I've used loads of lovely images to make a calendar
 A simple idea for the base and then lots and lots of lovely decoration!

To make the base:
1. Using a piece of A4 card (about 300 gsm for strength) score lines at 9cm and 18cm from the left side, like this.

2. Score and fold the card to look like this:
3. Using a hole punch, make two holes at the top for two jump rings so that your pages will turn

4. decorate!

Now this is definitely the most fun.  I have used so many components I couldn't list them all, but each images is an All Dressed Up image, found in the Etsy shop here.  They were all coloured using my trusty Promarkers, and the backgrounds, embellishments and mats are a combination of Digi papers and kits as well as some paper pads.

The calendar was a simple table in word that I typed in the numbers for each month, however if you wanted ones with days on that match the year you can type in free calendar into the search engine and find loads (watch the copyright though and don't use images if you're not sure they're free!)
The months are a stamp set I picked up.

and so here it it....

January using 'Little party girls'

February using 'Love is'

March using 'Easter Bunny'

April using 'Paris'

May using 'Love my puppy'

June using 'Fly away'

July using 'Summer fayre'

August using 'little summer girls'

September using 'Little Autumn girls'

October using 'All dressed up for Mummy'

November using 'Time to share'

December using 'All dressed up for Christmas'

Collage of the images

I hope you love this as much as I've enjoyed making it, it was a lot of work but well worth it.  It's taking pride of place on my desk at work!

Please check out our blog here to enter - its anything goes as long as you use an All dressed up image and if you haven't got one there are loads of freebeis in the tab called Freebies!

If your image is pink - why not also enter our facebook competition too.  Just search All dressed up digital stamps and find more details how to enter there.

My other dressy team mates have made some amazing projects for inspiration, but if you want more, check out Pinterest to see loads of our stuff on there too!

I'd like to enter this into: sorry the college picture was entered onto your fabulous blogs but the project had soooo many lovely pictures I couldn't choose one!  :) 

Crafting with friends - anything goes
As you like it - favourite paper craft.  Any card making I love, however this has taken soooo long its a labour of love so it must be one of my favourite projects ever!
Cardz for gals - something new (new year, new calendar, new image!)
Crafting with attitude - anything goes
Southern Girls - one for the girls
7 kids college fund - anything goes
Creative moments - anything goes (with new Calendar for new year)
I love promarkers - use something new (New images and May was a new paper pad too)

Thanks for stopping by - please leave me some love, I get that warm tingly feeling when I see the comments on my email!!

See you soon



  1. A whole lot of work, but man, this is really fantastic Rachael!!
    Your digi choice worked perfect with the month!
    Great colorchoice and layout's

  2. Well what can I say......superb, stunning, awesome, wonderful, don;t think there is a word to describe how FAB this is!! Scheduled tutorial for Sat am on our blog!! X Many thanks for this project !!

  3. Amazing project Rachael, how did you fit all this into your busy life :D
    Andrea x

  4. How fabulous is this?? What a wonderful idea to be able to enjoy the All Dressed Up images everday! Just Terrific!

  5. Wow this is just a stunning project Rachael. Love it. Anet x

  6. Great project Rachael, love the images and composition. Fab X

  7. What an adorable project! Thanks for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund!

  8. Wow! what a fabulously designed calendar and a beautiful project to show off on your desk. So much time and work has gone in to this - it's wonderful. Thanks for entering it in our challenge at AYLI this time.
    Lorraine DT

  9. Gorgeous calendar , such lovely images so beautifully coloured. Such a wonderful project.Thanks for joining us at Southern Girls.

  10. This is fantastic Rachael, beautifully coloured and decorated. What a great way to showcase all the lovely ADU images.
    Katrina x

  11. Wow, such a great creation. Your calendar has great detail. I love the bunny!! Thank you for sharing your talent at Creative Moments. Rebecca x

  12. Love the calender and selection of beautiful images--Thank you for joining us at Crafting With An Attitude
    Carol DT x

  13. Gorgeous - so much work has gone in to this!

    Thanks for joining us at Cardz 4 Galz.

    Helen x

  14. A beautiful paper project...thanks for sharing this with us at AYLI. Sarah :0)

  15. Me again!

    Thanks for joining us at Crafting With Friends too.

    Helen x


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