Thursday, February 02, 2012

Photo Calendar Lets You Keep Memories Close All Year

Have you noticed the calendar pages in the left column which I'm using to decorate The Artful Crafter blog this year? The scenes were all shot in the Lake Chapala area of Mexico.

February shows the malecon or boardwalk in downtown Chapala. The whole lake - Mexico's largest - is surrounded by mountains. It sits in a bowl carved out by Mother Nature. The area is lovely, especially when the hills green up right after the rainy season begins in June.

Spiral Bound Desk CalendarThis laminated desk calendar was designed in Photoshop CS5 using Scrap Girls digital products ...

Tip: When doing a flip book like this where the order of pages is critical, make a mock up with scrap paper first. January must be backed by December; February by November, and so on ...

Spiral Bound Desk CalendarAfter printing and cutting the pages, I laminated ...

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2 comments:

Cherie said...

You make it all look so easy. Looks like a fun project.

Eileen Bergen said...

Yes it is fun, Cheie. It can be personalized with birthdays, anniversaries, etc. in addition to the photos.

And the Bind-It-All is easy and fun to use.

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