Ginger Snap Crafts: fab friday {#1 dry erase calendar}

fab friday {#1 dry erase calendar}

Are you ready for this? ;)

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Our family calendar is my #1 back to school help. 

{If it’s not on the THIS calendar it’s not happening in our family.}

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It was super easy to make, too.  I bought a 16 x 20 inch frame at Hobby Lobby, & then I bought the vinyl at Say it With Style on etsy.  {She has several different styles to chose from, too!}

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The vinyl is printed in reverse & sticks to the back of the glass.  You simply take the frame apart, &  then apply your vinyl to the inside of the glass.  {So when you put your glass back in the frame you’ve got a nice smooth surface to write on.   Love, love, love it!!} 

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TIP:  I cut a white sheet of poster board to fit my frame & slid that in before I put it all back together.   You can write on the frame with a dry erase marker.  It works perfectly. 

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We can put all of our important dates on our calendar…..so, do you see anything exciting coming up? hehe  {Look close…yep, my 1000 follower celebration starts Monday! Wahoo!!!}    Oh!  Did you notice it’s my birthday, too!!?? Yeah!  Can’t wait until Monday!

It’s going to  be fabulous!  I promise!

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A big thanks to all of YOU for helping me out with my back to school series.  It’s been so much fun, & I enjoyed all of YOUR back to school ideas!  A special thanks to my guest bloggers!    {Thank you!}

Neko Knits | Dukes & Duchesses | Simply Organizing | Nadia

:)

See YOU on Monday!

13 comments:

  1. This is great! What a great way to get organized! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Great calendar! I love it. Congrats on your 1000 followers, too....although you are well on your way to 2000 now. ;)

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  3. I love it! I made a dry erase calendar but it isn't nearly as pretty as this one. Where did you find your fine tip dry erase marker?

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  4. I've been wanting to make a cute calendar like this. I'm pinning it!

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  6. The vinyl is such a good idea.:) I'm pinning this one too.:)
    everydaygameplan.net

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  7. Just gotta say that it's too funny how the ultimate compliment has become, "I'm pinning this!" haha. Great idea for sure! Thanks for linking to Fancy This Fridays Ginger!

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  8. Gingee- LOVE this! You are so very creative!! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with the FROG! I hope you will join me again this week! Plus, there is a HUGE giveaway included with this weeks party.
    Hope to see you there!
    HUGS~
    Jenni
    http://kissedbyafrog.blogspot.com/2011/10/frog-blog-love-linky-18.html

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  9. Hi Ginger, what a great idea for a calendar. Thanks for sharing. I recently found your blog and am now following. Please pop on over and visit my blog and maybe you would like to follow me also. I would really like that. Hugs, Chris

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  10. Can Vinyl lettering be purchased at local craft stores? Sorry, but I'm not computer savy and don't know anything about Etsy .. Can somebody please tell me how it works?

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  11. Ginger, do you write on the glass frame with the dry erase pen? Could you use a wet erase pen also? How do you erase writing when you start another month? Do you ever get request for ruled calendars? I need lines to write in and to control my handwritting..I find it difficult to print.

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    1. Yes, I use the wet erase pens to write on my calender. I just use some glass cleaner to clean it off from month to month. It comes off really easily. I found this calender vinyl on Etsy. (There is a link to the shop I used in my post.) I would ask or search Etsy to find a calender with lines on it. Etsy is just a bunch of handmade shop where sellers list their items, & then you can purchase them. It's great! I shop their all the time. :) Thanks for your questions! :)

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