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December 10, 2012

Place In Time Calendar Tutorial Series: Part 11 October

Finished Project 2 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Hello G45ers,

Happy Monday and welcome to another great week here at the Graphic 45 blog! We've got a wonderful day of inspiration planned for you today! We're continuing our Place in Time calendar tutorial series with a gorgeous tutorial by Nicole Eccles! She has created a stunning calendar page for the month of October that will look incredible in your 2013 calendar! Get ready for a fantastic creative journey through the creation of Nicole's marvelous October page! Plus we have a winner to announce for today's blog contest! We have been giving away the delightful Place in Time prize pack, pictured below, everyday during this amazing calendar tutorial series! There's still a couple more days left so be sure to leave us a blog or Facebook comment today for your chance to win! Today's winner was chosen at random from comments left on our blog last Friday. And the winner is...

-Jeannine D (Grammy GG): "As a Kindergarten teacher September is one of the most exciting months of the year. Loved this beautiful page."

Congratulations, Jeannine! Please email us with your shipping information at info@g45papers.com to claim your prize! Remember, G45ers, there's still more chances to win this fabulous prize! Leave us a blog or Facebook comment today for your chance to win!

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And now it's time for some incredible fun with this amazing tutorial by Nicole Eccles! Nicole is known for her love of Halloween. We knew she'd be perfect for creating the October calendar page for your 2013 Place in Time calendar! We were right! This page is so gorgeous! Get ready for a fun and inspiring journey! This page will go on the reverse of your March calendar page in your Graphic 45 12x12 Easel Album with the album's biding on the top. Have fun and enjoy creating your October page! Take it away, Nicole!

Finished Project 1 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Finished Project 2 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Supplies:
Graphic 45 Products:
Happy Haunting Collection:
1 Alphabet stickers
(if you want to use different colored numbers on calendar to help mark special dates)
Core’dinations Vintage Series: Black Magic Houndstooth
Martha Stewart: Drippy Goo Punch
Detail Cutting Scissors
Paper Trimmer
Lg. 10 1/4 inch dinner plate, or convenience of a Cricut Machine
3D Foam Squares
Desired Adhesive
Pencil
 
Step 1: Start with the October Foundation page from the A Place in Time collection, and turn it over so you do not see the words October.  Using your Paper Trimmer or scissors, cut along the outside edge of the printed border, removing any excess crème along the edges. 
Use your detail to scissors to simply snip out the rounded corners.

Image 1 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 2: Ink along all the edges and adhere the directly to the easel book using desired adhesive. 

Image 2 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

 
Step 3: Using a paper trimmer, cut Olde Curiosity Shoppes, Optical Oddities to 3 1/4” x 11/1/4”, making sure the stripes are going vertically.
 
Image 3 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial


Step 4: Lay the cut piece of Optical Oddities along the left border edge of the background.  It should fit just inside the border with an exception to the corners.
 
Image 4 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Image 4a Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 5: To remove the corners, use your detail cutting scissors to blind cut following the curvature of the exposed border.
 
Image 5 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

 Step 6: Ink and adhere to the background using desired adhesive
 
Image 6 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 7: Using your Cricut machine, or a Dinner plate, cut a large circle at 10 1/4” from Core’dinations Vintage Black Magic Houndstooth paper.
 
Image 7 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 8: Adhere directly to the center of the layout using desired adhesive.

Image 8 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 9: Cut and remove the orange striped paper from the A Place in Time Cut Apart Sheet.  Once removed, turn lengthwise in your paper trimmer and trim length to 11 1/4”.
 
 
Image 9 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 10: Ink edges and adhere just below the center of background page using desired adhesive.

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Step 11: Cut fence strip and clock from Happy Haunting’s Magic Midnight paper.  Once removed, cut fence strip length to 11 1/4”.  Set aside clock for later use.
 
Image 11 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 12:  Fussy cut Owls and Haunted House from Happy Haunting Fright Night paper.  Set aside owls for later use.
 
Image 12 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 13: Flip cut out haunted house over and place 3D foam squares just along the top of backside.  Along the bottom use a small line of permanent adhesive.
 
Image 13 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

 
Step 14.  Ink fence strip cut from Magic Midnight paper and adhere horizontally, just 1/8” from the  bottom of the orange striped strip.  Working quickly, adhere the haunted house just right of center, tucking the bottom adhesive edge just under the top of the fence strip. 
 
Image 14 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
 
Step 15: Cut the following images from the A Place and Time; October Cut Aparts sheet.
Orange word border
Black word border
Running girl block
Saturday Evening Post Image

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Step 16: Fussy cut out the image of the running little girl.  Set aside
 
Image 16 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 17: Cut length of Black word strip to 11 1/4”.  Flip over, and place 3D foam squares along the backside of the strip.
 
Image 17 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 18:  Adhere Black word strip just over the bottom edge of the orange striped strip, covering over the remaining orange showing. 
 
Image 18 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 19:  Ink the Saturday Evening Post image and flip over.  Place 3D foam squares along the back, leaving a horizontal strip in the middle open from foam squares, to place overtop the black word strip that was just adhered to the background page.
 
Image 19 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 20: Adhere in left corner overtop black word strip.
 
Image 20 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 21: Separate the words Trick or Treat from the orange word strip, and set aside. 

Image 21 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 22: Ink and adhere the Orange Word bprder, just underneath the Black Word border, lining the right edge against the Saturday Evening Post image.
  Image 22 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 23:  Using the Martha Stewart Drippy Goo border punch, punch a strip of Core’dinations Vintage Black Magic Houndstooth approx. 10” in length.
 
 
Image 23 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 24: After the border has been punched, trim off using your paper trimmer to approx. 3/8” wide, measuring from the ends of the goo.
 
Image 24 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 25: Adhere the punched Drippy border along the top of the Orange Stripe.  Trim the right side using scissors to match curvature of the Lg. Black circle.
 
Image 25 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 26: Fussy cut the #31 from Olde Curiosity Shoppe’s Counting down.
 
Image 26 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
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Step 27: Ink and adhere along the Drippy goo border, inside the Lg. Back circle, on the right side.
 
 
Image 27 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 28: Grab fussy cut owl from the set aside pile.  Flip over and place 3D foam squares on the back of the owl images.
 
  Image 28  Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 29: Adhere owl image overtop the #31, lining the branch up to the inside of the border
 
 
Image 29  Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 30: Cut the October mini Calendar from A Place and Time; Calendar Foundation.
 
Image 30 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 31: Cut the word October and the small black decorative square from A Place and Time; Sentiments.
 
Image 31 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Image 32 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

Step 32: Adhere the cut October title, to the mini October Calendar.
 
 
Image 33 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
 
Step 34: Using the remaining piece of October cut aparts, line the mini calendar up along the checkered paper, leaving 2 rows of checkers around the calendar, on each side. 
 
Image 34 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Image 35 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 35: Cut out the checkered background, and ink and adhere the calendar to the checkered background.
 
Image 36 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 36:  Adhere the decorative black square in the right upper corner of the orange striped border.
 
 
Image 37 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 37: Grab the clock from the set aside pile.  Flip over and place 3D foam squares along the top edge, and a small strip of adhesive along the bottom.
 
Image 38 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Image 39 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 38: Place the Clock behind the left corner of the Mini Calendar.  Adhere to the orange striped paper, along the left side. Adjust the clock if necessary to make sure there is no hang off of the book.
 
Image 40 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 39: Using the A Place in Time Alphabet stickers, place the dates on the mini calendar.  Begin with the 1st, on the 1st Tuesday, and ending with 30, leaving 31 blank. 
(If you have other G45 Alphabet sheets, use other colored numbers to make special dates like birthdays, or Sweetest Day on the 19th)
 
Image 41 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
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Image 43 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 Step 40: From the remaining Oct. Cut apart sheet cut the words Jack O’ Lantern from the Black word strip.
Ink and adhere above the clock
 
Image 44 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 41:  Grab the orange strip that says Trick Or Treat from the set aside pile.  Flip over and adhere 3D foam squares along the back.
 
 
Image 45 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
Step 42: Adhere to the right of the clock, just overtop the punched Drippy goo border.
 
Image 46 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
 
 
Step 43:  Fussy cut the pumpkin from the Happy Haunting; Halloween Greetings page.
 
Image 47 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Image 48 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 44: Adhere the pumpkin on the mini calendar, in place of the #31, to mark Halloween!
 
Step 45: Grab the image of the Running little girl from the set aside pile.  Flip over and adhere 3D foam squares along the top of the back of the image.  Run a strip of adhesive along the bottom.
 
Image 49 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial
Step 46: Complete the page by adhering the little girl, running away from the pumpkin.
 
Image 50 Nicole Eccles -Graphic 45 A Place and Time October Calendar Tutorial

That's all for today, G45ers! We want to thank the amazing Nicole Eccles for today's beautiful tutorial! Thank you all so much for joining us today! We hope you had a lot of fun. Please come back and see us tomorrow as Kristin Wilson shows you how to create your November calendar page! We will also have a new blog prize winner to announce! It's going to be a fantastic day! We hope you enjoy the rest of your Monday!

Happy Papercrafting!

Your Friends at Graphic 45

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I think this is one of the quietest so for.

Gorgeous! Though Halloween isn't my favourite... papers of G45 are just so fabulous!

Love this one! My birthmonth!

This really had some great ideas! Love this calendar layout! :)

Beautiful! Going to have to make sure I have all the supplies to scrap lift this! Thanks for sharing.

Love the dripping goo border!

Really great step by step. Love combining this calendar page with the Happy Hauntings stack. Tomorrow is my Birth month and I can't wait to see what they do. -Amy

Love Halloween. Great job with the layering and fussy cutting.

Wow so SPOOKY cute!

Just love it!

I so appreciate the detailed step by step instructions. The page is FABULOUS :-) FABULOUS. Thank you for sharing your talent Nicole

Wonderful page and also all of the steps for making it. Thanks for sharing.

Great Job... I love all the layering. Great tutorial also...

October is probably my favoarite month---love the cool crisp air that it brings
Love Hallowwen---great layout today!

Love the paper punch used. You always know exactly what to use. :-)

My favorite so far! Love the step-by-step instructions!

I love how different collections were used to make this fun page. Love it!TFS.

Excellent instructions...excellent papers to work with, too!

I really like this page. It's so well thought out and balanced. I love the layering.

This calendar page is so much fun. It's so cute how the little girl is running from the pumpkin. Thanks for sharing.

I love this page, is so beautiful.

Cute! Great Inspiration for Halloween. I love Halloween.

Nicole's work is fabulous! ...and October is my favorite month too :)

This has been such a great project. Thanks for all our pages and pages to come.

Excellent instructions, Nicole! Thank you for that. And thank you for a great, not "over the top" Halloween/October calendar page.

Fantastic project and great instructions! I am loving this collection!

This is sooo adorable! You know it is practically impossible to pick a favorite...so there is no doubt I MUST absolutely have this collection! Hmmm, is one going to to enough??

Great use of paper. The page looks fantastic!

I love the big black moon shape instead of the usual moon in full bloom. And, the drippy border. I have that punch and haven't used it yet. Love this page!

You can tell Nicole loves Halloween - great job on the October calendar page. So much inspiration, so little time!!! I need to win the lottery so I can just happy scrap all day! Thanks for the tutorial G45!

very different from all the other pages, but fun!

... love the neutrals with a splash of orange.. its beautiful...

Another great page! Am enjoying all the step-by-step instructions - thanks! Judy D.

I am not a Hallowe'en fan but the owl a very pretty and this page is fantastic to.

I love Halloween, and THIS is great! Love it!

What a fun page!! I love the use of the small calendar.

My favorite month so far. So much detail in the tutorial. Thanks.

Oct is so fun another great page!

I love October and Halloween! This idea could also be used for a scrapbooking page, too!! Wonderful design....

This layout reminds me of the Halloween of my childhood. We were free to roam our neighborhood without fear. We knew all those in our neighborhood and so did our parents. When we arrived home our grocery bags would be full of treats both store bought or homemade.

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