Hi friends! Today, I'm sharing a fun project that will help you stay organized during the school year. When my boys were younger, part of the challenge was keeping track of everything ... homework, field trips, baseball games, programs, fundraisers, tests, etc. So, we always had a school calendar in the kitchen as a reminder. That calendar was functional, but not very cute. But with Doodlebug, we can have function and cuteness!
I used Doodlebug's wonderful Back To School collection. And on the cover, I added the year with some Chippers chipboard alphabet stickers in limeade.
I started my calendar with August, because here in GA, school starts early. But you could start yours with any month. The top portion can hold first day photos, favorite new outfit pictures, or even shots of the kids with their new teacher.
For the calendar portion, I kept it simple with a few stickers and Doodle-Pops. I just love the Skinny Alpha stickers ... there are so many on a sheet it was easy to spell out all of my months in different colors. And here's another tip, Doodlebug has wonderful Teensy Type stickers that would be perfect for adding the dates 1-31 to each calendar!
The washi tape that is part of this collection is so cute! It was perfect for running along the bottom of each calendar for extra color and a fun accent.
Once the calendar has been used for the year, take out your binding and put each 12"x12" layout in a scrapbook! Instant school album!! I love when projects serve double-duty!
Here are a few more pictures ...