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Watercolor Calendar

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Watercolor Calendar CIY Video Poster Frame
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Create a reusable DIY calendar to organize your schedule. Use watercolors for a splatter spray effect and write in important events each month!

Supplies:

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Steps:

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Watercolor Calendar Step 1

1 On a piece of poster board, outline the grid for your calendar with washi tape. Use a ruler and pencil to create 7 equal boxes across and 5 equal boxes down.

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Watercolor Calendar Step 2

2 Drop 1 or 2 watercolor tablets into a spray bottle and add 2 oz warm water.

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Watercolor Calendar Step 3

3 Replace the cap on the spray bottle and shake to dissolve the watercolor tablet(s).

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Watercolor Calendar Step 4

4 Spray the watercolor mixture onto the poster board.

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Watercolor Calendar Step 5

5 Repeat steps 2–4 with different colors and let dry 1–2 hours.

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Watercolor Calendar Step 6

6 Pull away the washi tape to reveal the calendar grid.

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Watercolor Calendar Step 7

7 Write the days of the week at the top of the calendar with Super Tips.

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Watercolor Calendar Step 8

8 Place the poster board into a plastic frame of the same size.

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Watercolor Calendar Step 9

9 Use window markers to add in the month, days, and your events!

CIY Staff Tips:

  • Use any size poster board or heavy paper that you’d like. To create our calendar, we used a 24” x 18” piece of poster board and created 3” x 3” squares to complete our calendar grid.
  • To start fresh every month, wipe the frame clean using a damp paper towel.
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