Friday, June 8, 2012

June Calendar Girls Blog Hop


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 
  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

The hop starts with Laura ( You won't want to miss a single calendar event not to mention the weddings, graduations, birthdays -- ok, you get the idea!!!! 

Below are my two cards for calendar girls. The first is for Flag Day.

For this card, I used a beautiful sheet of freedom paper and trimmed it down to size. Then I simply added some matching ribbon and a cut from the Stand and Salute Cartridge. I completed the look with two shiny red stars.

This second card is for the first day of summer. This card was made using the Sesame Street Seasons. Isn't Elmo just the cutest little guy getting ready to go for his summer swim? I completed the card with a bright red with white polka dot ribbon.

The line-up for May includes:

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!


  1. Kimberly.... I love both of your cards.. they ROCK!!!
    hugs..Laura D.

  2. Love the stars on the flag day crd they add the perfect touch of bling.

  3. Elmo is adorable. I love it. Summer is all about swimming and playing. Very fun card. Love the bright colors, too!!

  4. Kimberly, I love your cards! They are wonderful! I love the flag day card. It is perfect. Patriotic cards are so special. Yours is so pretty. Make a great 4th card. Elmo is so fun loving. He is perfect for the Summer card. How fun! Thanks for sharing. Edwina Brown

  5. I like your Flag Day card! My sister's birthday is on that day!!

  6. Your Flag day card is awesome I love the design and the great paper and ribbon! Elmo certainly looks like he's ready for a fun filled summer very cute!
    Big Blog Hugs, Janet

  7. Your cards are just phenomenal ... Great papers, great designs, great creativity!!! As always, my friend, it is truly a pleasure hopping with you!
    Hugs, Love, and Pixie Dust
    Her Craftiness


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