Friday, August 10, 2012
August Calendar Girls' Blog Hop
Welcome to our August 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 August unique holidays are:
August 11, 2012
Admit You're Happy Month - Lynne
First week of August: International Clown Week - Lynne
1st: National Girlfriend Day - Kimberly
3rd: National Watermelon Day - Lisa Peters
5th: Sister's Day - Kimberly
5th: International Forgiveness Day - Lisa Woodward
7th: National Lighthouse Day- Edwina
9th: Book Lover's Day - Lisa Peters
10th: Lazy Day - Janet
11th: National Son and Daughter Day - Angie
13th: Left-Hander's Day ~ Anita
15th: Relaxation Day - Laura
16th: National Tell a Joke Day - Lucy
17th: National Thriftshop Day - Kari
22nd: National Tooth Fairy Day - Janet
26th National Dog Day - Lisa Peters
27th: Just Because Day - Kimberly
The hop starts with Lynne ~ (http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com). You won't want to miss a single calendar event not to mention the weddings, graduations, birthdays -- ok, you get the idea!!!!
My first card is for "Lazy Day"
Pluto was cut from the Mickey and Friends cartridge at 1.75 inches and the words were cut from the Just Because cartridge at1.75 inches. All the paper was from my Scrape pile and the card measures 5.5 x 4.25
My second card is for National Tooth Fairy Day'
I used a child's year for this one lucky me it had a couple tooth fairies on it and a tooth All the paper is from my scrap pile I found the poem on the Internet and it was free to download made the tooth into a little pocket to hod the cash!
Hope you liked my interpretations of the two Calendar days!
The line-up for August includes:
Lynne ~ http://slasewcraftiness.blogspot.com/
Lisa Peters: http://handmadewithlove-lisa.blogspot.com/
Kimberly - http://scrappingrookie.blogspot.com/
Lisa Woodward: http://mycraftyspaces.blogspot.com/
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 September 8, 2012 for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!
Big Blog Hugs, Janet