DIY Perpetual Calendar

DIY perpetual calendar

A Perpetual Calendar on your desktop or book shelf is a fun way to stay current without having to hang a yearly paper calendar on your wall. It’s already June 2013, but with this calendar, no need to feel like you’ve skipped the first half of the year. It’s good in any year!



  • 13 Medium Wooden Rectangles
  • 1 Large Wooden Plaque (large enough to fit 3 rectangles across)
  • Shiny Gold Scrapbook Paper
  • Printer
  • Scissors
  • Craft Knife
  • Electric Drill and 5/32″ Drill Bit
  • Acrylic Paint and Paintbrush
  • Mod Podge and Paintbrush
  • 3 Screw Hooks


You can find the entire step by step tutorial in our Projects Section. Perhaps this might be a good gift for your dad this Father’s Day?

Mandy Pellegrin

Mandy Pellegrin

By day, Mandy is a Washington bureaucrat (and proud of it). At night and on the weekends, she gets herself into all sorts of crafty and creative shenanigans. Follow along with her adventures on her blog, Fabric Paper Glue.
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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

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