DIY This! A Simple Chalkboard Calendar that Anyone Can Make


January is a time for getting organized and making resolutions to STAY organized. Easier said than done, right? To start small, try making this simple DIY chalkboard calendar that you can reuse every month to keep your dates straight. Store it in your office or use it as a command central for your family. The great thing about a chalkboard calendar is that it's easy to use and erase when plans change because they always do! Continue Reading

This Simple DIY Advent Gift Calendar Is Perfect for Adults

Adult ADvent Calendar DIY project idea - materials

I'm going to use this platform to declare this: advent calendars are kinda the best. They capture all the excitement building in the hearts and minds of children and they temper it by delivering it in small doses the 24 days leading up to Christmas. Growing up, the method my parents employed was a drug store calendar filled with tiny poor-quality milk chocolates that my brother and I retrieved by poking our fingers through a small perforated square. Continue Reading

Make this Printable Mountain Paper Advent Calendar

Paper printable advent calendar with mountains and stars

One of my favorite things about the festive season is the lead up to the big day; there’s so much anticipation and excitement surrounding the countdown to Christmas. This is why advent calendars are right up my alley and this year I finally got around to hand-making one, which is something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. Best of all, being a free printable advent calendar, it’s easy to set one up for your own holiday celebrations – click through to see how!   Continue Reading

How to: Make an Easy Perpetual Chalkboard Calendar

created at: 04/10/2013


Organization is not my strong suit. Of course, I enjoy being organized, but somehow I never quite get there. So, I thought a new calendar might help to keep my schedule in order. I wanted to make one that I could reuse each month to keep track of my projects and appointments, so I decided to make a perpetual chalkboard version. And then? I stumbled upon the miracle of clear chalkboard paint… and the rest is, well, my own DIY perpetual calendar.  Continue Reading

Editorial Calendar Planning Is Hard – Here’s How We Do It

Coordinating all the content on a blog like Curbly is no small feat. We have four full-time employees, plus a cast of incredible freelance contributors from all over the country (and the world!). We want our content to be relevant, focused, and thoughtful – so how do we do it? Today I want to share all the behind-the-scenes stuff that happens here at Curbly, every month, in order to get more than 30 blog posts pitched, written, edited, and published. Continue Reading

12 Free Printable Desktop Calendars To Help You Rock the New Year

12 Free Printable Desktop Calendars To Help You Rock the New Year

We’ve made it to 2017! With the new year upon us, I’m feeling all sorts of resolve to stay organized in stylish ways. Up first? A printable calendar for each month of the year! I’ve rounded up 12 of my faves that are 100% free and 100% gorgeous! 



1. These clipboard beauties would look great on a desk of someone who is obsessed with color! Get the download over at Damask Love! Continue Reading

Modernize Your Boring Desk with this DIY Giant Wood Block Calendar

Photo: Brittni Mehlhoff

In an effort to get organized early in the new year, I’ve been making myself little desk accessories to get excited about computer work. And I’m happy to say, it’s actually working. So, I thought I would share one of the projects that I recently made, for a jumbo wood block perpetual calendar. The larger size makes this calendar a statment piece and adds a fun playfulness to the typically bland work station.  Continue Reading

Make It: Stylish DIY Desk Calendar

Photo: Home Made by Carmona

If your calendar game is slipping, it’s time to step it up — it’s almost February, after all! This DIY perpetual calendar is the stylish and functional desk accessory you’re looking for. Plus, it’s easy enough that you can finish it before we get too far into 2015!      

A simple box, some gift tags, and stickers are just about all you need to create your own version of this desk calendar from Home Made by Carmona. Continue Reading

Roundup: 10 Fantastic Free Printable Calendars For 2015

10 Fantastic Free Printable Calendars For 2015
Photo: Lia Griffith

I started looking around for free 2015 printable calendars at the beginning of January, but there weren’t very many options. I just checked again though, and lo and behold, they’re everywhere! Here are ten of my favorites.   


10 Fantastic Free Printable Calendars For 2015

1. This first one has a muted color scheme and beautiful typography… download it for free here. [Photo: Oh The Lovely Things]

2. If you’re into watercolor, this might be the calendar for you. Get it here. Continue Reading

Make It: Black & White Instagram Wall Calendar

January may be coming to a close, but there are still eleven months left in the year. Celebrate the date with this large DIY calendar with prints from your Instagram account!      

Jenny from Earl Grey Blog created this giant wall calendar from her instagram prints. She kept things black and white to match any color scheme! It looks great and is easy to change month to month! Visit Earl Grey Blog for the full how-to!

DIY Instagram Wall Calendar by [ Earl Grey Blog]