Saturday, 2 May 2015

May calendar

It's a nice long weekend for the May Bank Holiday here, and I treated myself to an extra couple of days, so I've no work till Thursday. Yippee!  Hope the weather wises up a bit, its been typical Bank Holiday weather here so far ... dark, windy, wet and generally yeuchy!

This calendar is part of an ongoing pressie to my Mum ... I wasn't organised enough to get it finished for Christmas, so instead she gets a new page every month!
My theme for May is a travel one as she's off to Canada in a couple of weeks on her hols.
My little Canadian girl is from Kraftin Kimmie - coloured with watercolour pencils and glitter added to the maple leaf on her jumper.  I paper pieced my little airplane from The Alley Way stamps, added some glitter to the propeller and used a white marker to add the Aer Lingus logo.  City scape die from Paper Smooches.  Sky chalked in BG.

Simon Says Stamp Monday - anything goes
Curtain Call - travel on
Crafty Calendar May - things with wings
Polkadoodles #18 - anything but square
Simply Create Too #84 - pretty woman


  1. Your calender is such a great memento, Lynne! I love the skyscraper border and the happy girlie!

    Enjoy your extra-long Bank Holiday!

    love Mags B x

  2. Hello Lynne,

    You are so sweet to pop in and say hello! I am fine : ) getting rested up a bit after our moved from one state to another!! wow!! what a lot of "stuff" I have giggles. I hope to be back to blogging very soon.

    I love the calendar card for your Mum. I bet she loves going to the mail box at the first of each month : ) This is a darling travel card!!

    BIG (((Hugs)))

  3. This is so sweet, Lynne! Your mom looks forward to each monthly package, I'm sure! I know I would! Have a wonderful week - can't wait to see all the goodies you post this week with so much time off work! Hugs...

  4. Wonderful calendar page Lynne, I can't believe that May is here already!!! :o)
    Jackie xx

  5. What a great calendar page, love that you send you Mum one each month.

  6. I'll bet your mom loves getting a new page each month! Jo x

  7. This is such a cute calendar page and a wonderful idea ~ how lucky is your Mum to receive one of these each month! Thank you so much for sharing your project and for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog! :)

  8. Smashing calender page Lynne your mum must be so happy to receive one of these each month, loving the theme and image.
    lorraine x

  9. What a fun calendar for your Mom! Love the image, city scene, and plane! I'm sure your Mom will be happy to receive it! Thank you for participating in the challenge at Curtain Call!

  10. Wonderful calender - thanks for joining us for our Anything but Square Polkadoodles Challenge

    Karon DT, Polkadoodles

  11. Fab make. Thanks for joining us in our Anything But A Square Card challenge at Polkadoodles
    Anjie (Senior DT)

  12. Cute and pretty card with lovely embellisments, which fits at Polka Doodle Challenges. Hugs Agnieszka DT

  13. This is a brilliant page for your mum's calendar and I love your take on our theme! Thank you for entering the Crafty Calendar (Things with wings) Challenge this month, lots of luck to you.

    Hugs Sue Pxxx DT

  14. Beautiful project - thanks for joining us at the Crafty Calendar Challenge.

    Helen x


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