2023 Flip Over Desk Calendar ~ April

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Once again I enjoyed designing and making my flip over calendar for 2023, with the help of my friend, Elly – while she was visiting from the UK in October. As I have done for the last few years I am going to be sharing one at the start of each month. This was designed for a stamp camp in early December 2022, we had such fun making them and my ladies have made me promise to do another for 2024

I am changing things a little for this year, I recognise not everyone is into making 3D items so have created a card for each month, using elements from the calendar for that month. .

So today I share, Easter Daffodils – which are usually flowering around Easter time in my home country.

  • Base Card: 5 1/2 x 4 Granny Apple Green
  • Calendar Layer : 5 x 3 1/2 Basic White Card
  • Ink Color: Tuxedo Black, Pumpkin Pie and water color pencils

The stamp set is Daffodil Daydream, I used my watercolor pencils and Blender Pen to color in the outline then added a little Wink of Stella to the daffodil trumpet to add a touch of bling!

As I work thru the year some of the products used might have retired, however you may have them in your stash or find a suitable alternative, either way enjoy 🙂

The calendar part is made using the Days to Remember Stamp Set ~ which is cleverly designed to cover all the months of the year. I have a video on how I used it to create my calendar. Check out how I did this

  • Card Base: 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 Daffodil Delight Card ~ scored @ 4 1/4
  • 1st Layer: 5 x 3 3/4 Basic White Card run the Cut and Emboss Machine with the Metal Plate Embossing Folder
  • 2nd Layer: 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 Granny Apple Green Card
  • 3rd Layer : 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 Basic White Card
  • Ink Color: Tuxedo Black, Pumpkin Pie and water color pencils

I added a Basic Pearl Jewel or two as well as a bow made from White Crinkle Seam Binding colored with Granny Apple Green ink.

I hope you enjoyed the calendar and card I shared with you today, I love what I do and spend many hours working on designs, new projects, new ideas and much more. Don’t forget to be a subscriber on the blog by clicking the blue follow button on the top right and my You Tube Channel so that you get all the projects.

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