July Calendar: Celebrate Independence Day


This is the July calendar we made in class. Of course it had to celebrate the 4th!!! And of course I had to use GLITTER!  See my Technique Tid-Bit on how to use glitter.


Stamp Sets:         All Year Cheer II

                                   Independence Day

Ink:                          Versa Mark

                                   Riding Hood Red

                                   Not Quite Navy

                                   Basic Black

Paper:                    Whisper White CS ( 8-1/2″ x 8-1/2″) and ( 7″ x 2-1/4″ )

                                   Riding Hood Red CS( 8″ x 8″ )

                                   Not Quite Navy ( 7″ x 1/4″ )

Accessories:       4 Blue Brads, 3 Red Brads, Red Cosmo Glitter, Heat and Stick, Heat Tool, White Gel Pen



1.     On the ( 7″ x 2-1/4″ 0 piece of Whisper White card stock I stamped the swirls and heart  in Riding Hood Red.


2.     Then using Not Quite Navy I stamped the circle/ star and stars.


3.      In Basic Black I stamped the firecracker.


4.      Using versa Mark I stamped “Celebrate”, covered it with Heat and Stick, heated it, covered it in Red Cosmo Glitter  and heated it again.


5.      I added three red brad,s one to each star.


6.      I put the calendar and Whisper White piece together and adhered the ( 7″ x 1/4″ ) of Not Quite Navy across the seam.


7.      Using a White Gel Pen I made stitches on top of the Not Quite Navy strip.


8.      I adhered the calendar to the Riding Hood Red card stock as shown and added four blue brads to the corners.


9.      I finished by adhering the Riding Hood Red card stock to the ( 8-1/2″ x 8-1/2″ ) piece of Whisper White card stock.


10.    In Riding Hood Red I stamped “happy 4th” on July 4th, Independence Day!  






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