Can we talk about the holidays for a minute? I know, I'm sorry. But really and truly, they are coming up, and so, too, will be a new year. We've been enjoying our Bird Calendar all year, and I've been so happy with the size and quality of the calendar itself, that I knew there'd be another for 2009. But like all ideas that fester with some time, that simple calendar in my mind grew. So this year - there are two calendars for 2009 - and not just for me, but for you as well, should it be of interest to you. Two calendars - each featuring some of my favorite photographs from the past year (as well as some surprises you've never seen!) - available now from Lulu.com.
2009 Through The Seasons: a year of children & nature is a collection of some of my absolute favorite photos of little ones truly exploring, playing, living and being in the natural world around them. I hope it inspires a little bit of such play to anyone who might use it in the coming year.
2009 In the Studio: a year of craft includes some of my favorite crafty images from the year. From notions to works in progress to finished works the photos encompass sewing, knitting, embroidery and of course a little vintage love, too. I think - if I may say so - this would make a great gift for a crafty friend.
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The calendars are generously sized (see those little hands for reference!) - measuring 13.5 x 19", and are printed on a beautiful linen paper with a bit of texture. All the ordering and shipping is set up directly through Lulu.com. You can buy your own calendar - and see a thorough preview of each - by following the link or the calendar images that are now in the left sidebar.
After weeks of staring at these images on a computer screen while putting it all together, I was so thrilled to receive the 'test' calendars. Sometimes I forget what a huge difference it makes seeing colors in print and large enough to really see. I'll be so happy to have some of these images around to linger on throughout the year, and I hope they might bring some of you a little bit of joy too!