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  • #82476
    Cassel
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    • 2407
    • Superfan

    First of all, come and say HI once you register for this workshop.

    We want to know who else will be there, on our side to encourage us.

    Every page we will make will be different, based on each others’ photos, stories, and preferences but we can all get inspired by everyone’s projects.

    The workshop will start on September 19th.

    You might want to chitchat during the workshop, but you will want to wait until the end, once all the lessons are done since you will keep working through them all during the seven days.

    Now, let’s get ready!

    (if you missed the registration link or if you found this thread before I announce it, HERE it is)

    #82482
    Susan Ewart
    Participant
    • 604
    • Enthusiast

    Registered and ready!

    #82498
    Ann Seeber
    Participant
    • 1200
    • Superfan

    I’m registered. Last year I did a Downton Abbey calendar for my granddaughter, Anna, for Christmas. I found there were lots of photos available for that popular show so I might find another for this year. Wait and see!

    #82508
    Anne Lamp
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    • 287
    • Enthusiast

    I did the one last year and enjoyed it. I learned how to do a lot of things I would never even have thought of. Looking forward to this one.

    #82509
    Marie-Claire
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    • 287
    • Enthusiast

    Registered ! 😀

    #82510
    Rene Marker
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    • 164
    • Junior

    Can the challenges just be for regular layouts instead? I don’t use a hanging calendar nor do I use calendars with photos so that part does not interest me.

    #82511
    Cassel
    Keymaster
    • 2407
    • Superfan

    Rene, you can use the techniques in many other types of projects, but the templates are all about calendars. You can use them to print, to give as presents, to use as desktop images but the workshop really revolves around that. But if you are creative, it could become a project to post in the “What are you working on?” thread (so as to not confuse newcomers looking for calendars).

    #82513
    Corrie Kinkel
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    • Superfan

    The last 2 years I made calendars following the Up-to-Date Challenge as it was called and last year I did 3 different ones which made great gifts. When I look at the preview this calendar will be quite different from those and I intend to make one with photos from my America trip. The parents-in-law of my daughter have also made their first visit there, so one copy is coming their way. I will not be able to follow all the tutorials that week because my operation is on the 22nd, but at least I’ll have something in stock to keep me occupied when I’m not able to do much. I’m looking forward to this and seeing all the different calendars.

    #82514
    Cassel
    Keymaster
    • 2407
    • Superfan

    Yes, Corrie, the templates will be quite different this time around.

    And as a DIAMOND member, you will keep access to the tutorials after the workshop, so you will have plenty of time to catch up.

    #82527
    Rene Marker
    Participant
    • 164
    • Junior

    Thanks Carole. I’m going to pass on joining the challenge. Nobody I know uses paper calendars these days so even doing it for someone else is useless. LOL

     

    Will it be available for all Diamond members when it is done so I could look at it later if I want?

    #82530
    Cassel
    Keymaster
    • 2407
    • Superfan

    Yes, it will be added to the other Workshops inside the membership.

    #82531
    cindy harris
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    • 356
    • Enthusiast

    Trying hard to find them    🙂  Still working on this

    #82585
    gramie791
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    • 27
    • Rookie

    I’m excited to create a 2023 calendar instead of paying Shutterfly for one!  I will be traveling to see relatives so I hope the tools and videos will be available in case I can’t do it while away.

     

    #82706
    Bonnie Ballentine
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    I registered but haven’t received my email confirmation yet.

    #82707
    Cassel
    Keymaster
    • 2407
    • Superfan

    Bonnie, you are registered, and it is said that the confirmation email was sent already. Did you check your spam?

    #82710
    Pirkko
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    • 326
    • Enthusiast

    I’m in 🙂  – no owls this time

     

     

    • This reply was modified 2 weeks, 6 days ago by Pirkko.
    #82712
    Cristina
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    • 1555
    • Superfan

    I am registered too, and looking forward to seeing the new templates!

    #82805
    Euka
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    • 107
    • Junior

    I have registered and looking forward to the new templates – my family looks forward to their calendar each year.

    #82830
    Lynda DiGregor
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    • Superfan

    Looking forward to this workshop. I do use paper calendars and leave the electronic one up to my husband. I also like to share my photography with my kids , grandkids and cousins. So Far I’ve gotten the heads up from all of them.

    #82934
    Anita Wyatt
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    • 148
    • Junior

    I have registered and look forward to start on a new calendar. I really enjoyed the calendar workshop last year. Thank you Carole. It will be fun to see what everyone will be doing. I have not decided yet what my theme will be.

    #82956
    MoniqueN.
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    • 313
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    So looking forward to this workshop (again), I even checked last years dates on my computer a few weeks ago to check when we had the workshop last year. It was later in the year (november) then it’s now, isn’t it?

    Well, anyway, I’m in.

    It will be an Outlander calender again and one for my son and daughter in law, the first year of my granddaughter in months/pictures, to see how she grew this  first year of her life (and the first year for me to have a grandchild)

    Corrie, succes en alvast beterschap gewenst met je operatie!

    #83131
    Linda J Walker
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    • 131
    • Junior

    I’m registered, maybe not ready tho!

     

    #83132
    Lynn Young
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    • 62
    • Junior

    I’m registered and can only hope. I am still a full-time caregiver for someone in a declining state.

    #83149
    James Durrant
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    • 138
    • Junior

    Looking forward to the workshop, but still have to select my photos,

    #83150
    Michele
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    • 1355
    • Superfan

    Ready, willing, and able.

    #83153
    fiona cook
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    • 110
    • Junior

    Hi, I have registered but am thinking it may be difficult to keep up during one week but will have a go.

    I usually create an annual calendar for personal gifting to friends and family using my own photographs. Each month I try to match a photo of mine to a mindful quote. If I see a quote I like or someone gives me one, I write them down and collect them. So my calendar pages have the dates, 1 large photo and a caption for the quote.

    Looking forward to having a go. Thank you again Carole.

    #83155
    Sue Thomas
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    • 1491
    • Superfan

    It’s a damp day here, so I thought I would make a start on the  2023 calendar workshop.  The fonts used will change, as I   don’t have any of   my downloaded fonts on this laptop.  The photos were already on the laptop, dating back to 2018.  I used a plain snow scene photo for the background.

    #83156
    Ann Seeber
    Participant
    • 1200
    • Superfan

    Sue Thomas: That snow scene works well with that mask! I’m still not sure what I’m doing for a background. So far, I’m using photos from my daughters’ recent trip to Washington, DC.

    #83162
    Cassel
    Keymaster
    • 2407
    • Superfan

    Since your pages won’t be completed until the end of the workshop, you have different options:

    • you can post one page you are working on, every day, as it is progressing
    • you can wait until the very end to post your pages
    • you can simply comment on what you are doing on that day, but keep the surprise until the end

    The tutorials will cover something you can do, every day, on the same page, so don’t expect any page to be completed after one or two days (unless you skip the tutorials completely!)

    Whatever you choose, let’s make sure you don’t stay silent for 7 days!

    #83163
    Sue Thomas
    Participant
    • 1491
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    Carole, I decided to make a start, the page I posted is far from complete. All I wanted to do is add the photos, and text I wanted to use. I will post the same page daily. I don’t have any of this year’s photos on the laptop I’m using.

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