July Desktop Calendar

By | August 19, 2016

I’m on a roll this week trying to catch up with my 2017 desktop calendars!

Today, I have the July calendar featuring the Swirly Bird stamp set.  There are so many things you can do with this stamp set, including creating these fun two-step stamping kites.  I thought it would be fun to go real traditional with this calendar page — red, white, and blue and good old American kite flying.

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For the background paper, I used a sheet from By The Seashore Designer Series Paper.  I love the ombre look to this paper.  Then, I stamped the kites on scrap pieces of Very Vanilla cardstock and cut them out with scissors.  I have to admit that I was picky about lining up my kite stamps just right, so I ended up using a Stamp-A-Ma-Jig to ensure precising alignment.  Tip:  When using the Stamp-A-Ma-Jig you’ll get better results when you use the smallest acrylic block possible to fit your stamp.

I again used the Thoughtful Banners stamp set and coordinating Banners Duet Punch to create the month.  This time, I layered Soft Sky on top of Dapper Denim cardstock to coordinate with the background paper.

I used the December 2015 Paper Pumpkin stamp set for the month.  If you weren’t a Paper Pumpkin subscriber back then, you could easily substitute the Project Life Date It stamp set.

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To download the 8-1/2″ x 11″ July calendar printable, click HERE.  Set your printer to the smallest margins possible, print on Very Vanilla cardstock, and follow the cutting instructions below.

Cutting Instructions

Supplies used on my July calendar:

Tami Hewlett

2 thoughts on “July Desktop Calendar

  1. Nm

    I love these calendars! Thank you so much for sharing these in such detail. I plan to make these for my family this year too. I think my friends and family will love these as much as I do.


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