DIY Geo Stamped Calendar

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Ring in the 2013 with a DIY Stamped Calendar, the featured project from this month’s Whimseybox!

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Simple geometric stamped shapes make a modern statement. And with some simple Sharpie embellishments it’s subtle sophistication.

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Gather your supplies – geometric foam shapes with a sticky back (or cut your own from craft foam), a wood stamping block to stick the shapes onto, a stamp pad, a hole punch and some baker’s twine.

 

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Choose a shape and start stamping. Triangles are my long-time favorite!

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Try using various sizes of the same shape.

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Or mix in another color if you have some other ink pads around.

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Change up the design on different pages.

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Consider adding some accents like polka dots with a marker.

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When the ink has dried, punch holes where marked on each page and through the chipboard backing.

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Stack all of the pages together and the chipboard at the back and thread the baker’s twine through the holes.

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Enjoy your new calendar and the new year! Happy 2013!

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Alicia DiRago is the founder and CEO of Whimseybox. She has led DIY events across the country and been featured in the Wall Street Journal. Alicia is a lifelong crafter and former chemical engineer obsessed with making everything from bracelets to (homebrewed) beer! You can find her personal DIY, fashion and design blog at dismountcreative.com.

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