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Friday, June 8, 2012

Calendar Girls - June Edition!

Welcome to our June Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. Papercrafts Presents 365 Cards magazine which is our inspiration for these monthly hops which thus became the Calendar Girls. The magazine has Creative Ideas for every day of the year: occasions, holidays, and celebrations including 42 unique holidays!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. The June unique holidays are:

June Blog Date: June 9, 2012
  1. June is Adopt a Cat Month:  Laura 
  2. June is National Fruit and Vegetable Month:  Angie  (Me!)
  3. June 3: National Repeat Day:  Lynne
  4. June 4th: Hug Your Cat Day:   Pamela 
  5. June 4th: Old Maid's Day:  Laura
  6. June 6: Yo-Yo Day:  Miriam Meserve
  7. June 7th: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day:  Pamela
  8. June 8: Best Friend Day:  Edwina 
  9. June 13th: National Sewing Machine Day:  Lynne 
  10. June 14: Flag Day:  Kimberly 
  11. June 17: Father's Day:  Lisa 
  12. June 20: First Day of Summer:   Kimberly 
  13. June 20th: Ice Cream Soda Day:  Janet 
  14. June 23: National Pink Day:  Laura
  15. June 28th: Paul Bunyon Day:  Anita  
  16. June 29: Camera Day:  Angie (Me!)

The hop starts with Laura (http://lauraleesdream.blogsot.com/). You won't want to miss a single calendar event not to mention the weddings, graduations, birthdays -- ok, you get the idea!!!!  On to my projects...

JUNE 29TH ... CAMERA DAY


Rather than create a card with a camera in it, I decided to do one of my favorite things...and add a photo to my card projects. It adds a nice personal touch. I like to use photos on my thank-you cards. Below is a thank-you card I made for guests at my daughter's Princess bday party.
Then, I took a cute photo and a window stamp and some floral embellishments to make this simple card for my girl's grandparents. Grandparents LOVE photos...
For my son's school, I helped organize their Dance and Graduation. For those events, vendors and some parents donated free items as give-aways. I took a group photo of the students at their dance and used that to cover the Thank-You card.
Just adds a nice touch...

Did you know that June is Fruit and Veggie Month? ... I didn't....Summer time is my favorite time for produce, like melons and strawberries!  I made this card previously, using paper that my daughter decorated with markers.  

Ok, below is a card I made special for this hop, but it needs some help!  To win a $15 Michael's gift card, leave me a comment with sentiment and embellishment ideas...
If Random.org, chooses you...I will finish the card using your idea!  Thanks!

Have Fun...and continue hopping on to the next amazing Calendar girl...

The line-up for JUNE includes:

Laura: http://lauraleesdream.blogspot.com <--A great place to start our hop!
Angie: http://atuttletime.blogspot.com/ <-- You are here.
Lynne: http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/ <-- Your next fabulous stop.

Stop by and check out these holidays as I am sure you are going to want to remember these holidays and include them in your card making projects!!!!!

We will have blog candy to the lucky recipient that remarks on each site along the way!

Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on July 14th for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!

Have an amazing MONTH!!!! ~~ Angie

8 comments:

Laura said...

Angie.. love your projects...
I think your card should say
I love you BERRY much....
great cards....
Laura D.

rlovew said...

Great cards! I love having the one berry out of the basket for a miss you card. You could say something like - life is berry sweet right now but 1 berry is missing you. Rlovew1976@yahoo.com

Crystal said...

Great thank you notes with the pics..... Love all you ideas and you are the sweetest person I know!!!!
Your friend Crystal

Edwina said...

Sentiment- You are berry special, or You are berry sweet. Bling Gold Gelly roll pen for seeds on berries. Some pearls on the folded side of the card 3-5 depending on size.
I love your card that you wanted ideas for. It is so cute. You are berry cute would be another good sentiment.
I like that you personalize the cards with photos. They are all so special. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown edwina.brown@live.com

Pamela Horton said...

Have some berries falling out of the bowl and write Drop over Sometimes.
I love you pics!!

Janet said...

OMG you have been a busy girl. I love all your cards and that you put pholose on them I love how thry look Your Berry card is adorable Love the google eyes. "Have A Berry Sweet Day"
Big Blog Hugs, Janet

silvia said...

Great projects!

Edwina said...

I remember the strawberry card. it is cute. Glad you shared it again. I love your camera day projects. They are so adorable. Your Sun card for cheering up the lonely is wonderful. It will brighten someones day. Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown