It’s the 5th of the month – time for another Creative Circle Blog Hop!  You may have hopped on over from Fran’s blog

, or perhaps you’re just joining us.  Either way, I’m glad you’re here!

This month, we are showcasing Liz’ Perpetual Birthday Calendar.  She’s nicknamed it #imbringingbirthdaysback in honor of the grass roots movement that Shannon West of Stampin’ Up! started.  (If you’d like to know more about the movement, stop back in a day or two and I’ll explain…)  For my version, I’ve used the color scheme of Blackberry Bliss, Bermuda Bay, and Delightful Dijon – all colors that are found in the patterns of the Bohemian DSP pack.  I’ve paired my calendar with a suite of cards using the same color scheme and DSP pack and the Happy Birthday, Everyone stamp set.  Here’s my 4-5-16E

The pattern for the calendar is probably one of my very favorite 3D items that we’ve played with to date!  It’s got a lot of pieces, but it went together really easily.  I just LOVE that it’s got a place in the back to store things like a set of cards, or perhaps a pad of paper and pen to keep near the phone. 4-5-16D 4-5-16C









The pattern for this project can be found in Liz’ online store, and as with all her designs, it has a companion video showing you how to assemble your cut pieces.  It’s offered in both an e-cutter format as well as .pdf. When you make your project, the first cube is numbered with 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and the second cube is numbered  with 0, 1, 2, 6, 7, 8.  Where’s the 9, you ask?  You use the 6 and turn it upside down!

Time to send you off to see Sandy’s version of the calendar.  Make sure you leave a comment – Sandy is going to be doing a random drawing for a free copy of the pattern!  Thanks for visiting!

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