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Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Calendar for a non crafting friend

Good morning everyone, I hope you are all warm, dry and well...hugs
I tried uploading these yesterday but Blogger decided he didn't want to co-operate. This is my second attempt today cuz I have just pressed a wrong button and deleted it all. Talk about "senior moments"  LOL.
I made this calendar for a friend who doesn't know anything about crafting, she is an avid genealogist who sits for many hours a day transcribing parish records before they deteriorate any more and are lost forever.
Without more ado, here are the first 4 pages. The calendar is A4.





The saga continues, I just published without the pics, whatever next LOL.
I created the pages in MS Publisher using one of the templates, and added my own photographs. Each photograph was taken in the month it represents. 
I have to scan the rest of the pages in to save them as jpegs. My Publisher software is so ancient (2000) it doesn't allow me to save as jpegs and the original pages are far too large to upload (nearly 20 megabutes each) !
Jackie xx



16 comments:

brenda said...

What a fabulous calendar your photos make Jackie, I'm sure your friend will really appreciate it.

B x

Caroline said...

What a gorgeous calender Jackie I love the photo's. Caroline xxx

Doreen said...

This is a beautiful project Jackie,gorgeous photo's.xxx

Chrissys4Cards said...

What a gorgeous gift to get. Your photos are magnificent anyway, but to have them as a calender how wonderful.

Sue - bearhouse said...

These are gorgeous Jackie. Your photographs make such wonderful calendar pages.

Sue

nnalorac said...

Love the beautiful photos Jackie, going to be a lovely calendar for your friend. Hope things run a bit smoother on the next lot. Carolxx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful calender Jackie,I like the images you have used.
Kevin xx

kay said...

Fabulous gift Jackie,love the personal touch with your own photos,x

Christine said...

Aww love the pictures great way to show them off. am sure your friend will love this..I know I would..

smiles Christine x

annesyme said...

Fantastic creation Jackie. Your photos are beautiful as always. I know just what you mean about senior moments. Mine's tend to happen in public and what a fool I feel lol!
Anne x

Myrna said...

Jackie
What marvelous pics and she will enjoy the lovely calendar.
Myrna

Loraine Arderne said...

Wow! This is fab, fantastic use of all your beautifull photo's.

Viv said...

No matter the rout you took Jackie, the end result is well worth the hassle! This calendar is something special. xxxx

Christine L said...

This is beautiful Jackie... your friend will treasure it and what a great way to use your photos!!

Those crocuses were early in February last year... but the poor plants don't know what to do when! We had daff leaves poking through the soil last month here!! Think they're now sorry they bothered... hehe!

Hugs
Christine x

Viv said...

Gorgeous calender and beautiful photographs as always Jackie :) Viv xx

Wishcraft said...

Fab calendar Jackie, such lovely photos :o) Hugs, Lisa x