Linda White’s Annual Calendar 2018 Version

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My paper crafting friend, Linda White, sends me a beautiful, handcrafted desk calendar annually. When I take photos and share the product details each year, it becomes one of my most popular blog posts.  I’m proud to share Linda’s 2018 CD calendar today! Thank you, Linda, for allowing me to showcase your creative genius!

FREE PDF!  I know many of you love to make your own calendars or create a class using Linda’s ideas.  Here’s a FREE PDF Linda created that you can print with information for all 12 months!  Links are provided below each project for products available in my Stampin’ Up! on-line store.  Some items have retired.

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WHERE TO FIND IT!  Linda purchases her pre-printed calendars and CD cases from eBay seller, Painter410 – you can find Painter410 by clicking here.

Linda has a limited supply of completed 2018 calendars to sell.  If you are interested, you may contact her through Facebook here, listed under the name Linda Staneart White.

The base color for each calendar measures 5 1/2″ x 4 3/4″.  The black mat is 5 1/4″ x 3 3/4″.

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The calendar sits in a plastic CD case like an easel.


  • Base color is tempting turquoise
  • Stamp Set: Snow Place
  • Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento, Tempting Turquoise, Marker-Pumpkin Pie
  • Cardstock: Tempting Turquoise 2 1⁄4 by 3 Whisper White 2 7/8 by 2 1/8
  • Snow Friends Framelits Dies
  • Decorative Dots Embossing Folder
  • Modern Label Punch
  • Rhinestones Basic Jewels
  • Dimensionals to pop up Time to chill

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  • Base color is real red
  • Stamp Set: Patterned Occasions
  • Ink: Smoky Slate
  • Cardstock: Basic Black 2 1⁄4 by 3 Real Red, Whisper White, and Red glimmer paper
  • Starburst Framelits
  • 1 3⁄4 Circle Punch
  • Vine Street Embossing Folder
  • Fiskars small heart punch
  • Basic pearls
  • Mini dimensionals

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  • Base is Wild Wasabi
  • Stamp Set: None
  • Ink: None
  • Cardstock: Pumpkin Pie 2 3⁄4 by 3, Subtles Designer Paper 2 by 2 3⁄4, and Whisper White
  • Framelits Heart Collection, two smallest
  • Bird Punch for stem
  • Gold Buttons
  • Glue Dots

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  • Base is Pink Pirouette
  • Stamp Set: Cheerful Critters and Teeny Tiny Wishes
  • Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento and pink pirouette (I used a q-tip to apply to the rabbit’s cheeks, and daffodil delight for rabbit’s top applied with aqua painter).
  • Markers: Regal Rose for ears as the pink pirouette didn’t show up well Cardstock: Pink Pirouette 2 1⁄4 by 3 and Whisper White 2 3⁄4 by 2.
  • Trio flower punch
  • Basic Pearls

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  • Base is Melon Mambo
  • Stamp Set: Doodle This and Petite Petals
  • Ink: Gumball Green, Daffodil Delight, Tempting Turquoise and Melon Mambo
  • Cardstock: Melon Mambo 2 7/8 by 2 1/8, Whisper White 2 3⁄4 by 2
  • Petite Petals Punch
  • Basic Pearls

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  • Base is Dapper Denim
  • Stamp Set: Seaside Shore
  • Ink: Dapper Denim, Mint Macaroon, and Calypso Coral
  • Cardstock: Mint Macaroon 2 1⁄4 by 3, Dapper Denim, and Whisper White
  • Starburst Framelits
  • 1 3⁄4 Circle Punch
  • Seaside Embossing Folder
  • Dimensionals (under Dapper Denim Starburst)

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  • Base is Real Red
  • Stamp Set: July Fourth
  • Ink: Not Quite Navy
  • Cardstock: In Color Designer Paper 2012-2014 , midnight muse 2 1⁄4 by 3, Crumb Cake, Basic Black and Whisper White, I cant remember the name of the owls polka dot body.
  • Deco Labels Framelits
  • 1 3⁄4 Scallop Circle Punch, Owl Punch
  • Cupcake flag toothpicks (I ordered mine on internet but Michaels has them also)

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  • Based is Daffodil Delight
  • Stamp Set: Tasty Trucks
  • Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento, Daffodil Delight
  • Markers: Melon Mambo, Bermuda Bay, Calypso Coral, Crumb Cake, and Going Gray
  • Cardstock: Bermuda Bay 2 1⁄4 by 3, Whisper White 2 1/8 by 2 7/8
  • Aqua Painters for coloring the truck

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  • Base is Garden Green
  • Stamp Set: Tart and Tangy
  • Ink: Real Red
  • Marker: Garden Green
  • Cardstock: Frostwood Designer Paper 2 1⁄4 by 3, Real Red, and Whisper White
  • 1 1⁄4 Square Punch and 1 3/8 Square Punch
  • Miscellaneous Red Buttons
  • Linen Thread
  • Glue Dots and Dimensionals ( these are to pop up apple square on the left)

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  • Base is Crumb Cake
  • Stamp Set: Freaky Friends
  • Ink: Tuxedo Black Memento
  • Marker: Crushed Curry ( for cat’s eyes)
  • Cardstock: Crumb Cake 2 1⁄4 by 3, Motley Monsters Designer Paper 2 x 2 3⁄4, Bermuda Bay 1 1⁄2 by 1 1⁄2, Crushed Curry, Tango Tangerine, and Whisper White
  • 1 3/8 Square Punch and Postage Stamp Punch
  • Bitty Banner Framelits
  • Rhinestones basic jewels
  • Dimensional ( under whisper white postage stamp punch)

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  • Base is Crushed Curry
  • Stamp Sets: Pick a Pumpkin and Labels to Love
  • Ink: Early Expresso, Crushed Curry, Pumpkin Pie, and Pear Pizzazz
  • Marker: Garden Green ( for stems)
  • Cardstock: Wood Textures Designer Paper 1 1⁄4 by 3, Whisper White, Garden Green, ( I used a sponge dauber with early expresso on the designer paper)
  • Patterned Pumpkins Thinlits Dies
  • 1 3/8 Circle Punch
  • Dimensionals (popped us the Wood Textures DSP)

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  • Base is Real Red
  • Stamp Set: Tags til Christmas
  • Ink: Real Red
  • Cardstock: Silver Foil 2 1⁄4 by 3, Whisper White 2 by 2 3⁄4
  • Softly Falling Embossing Folder
  • Ornament Punch
  • Mini Jingle Bells
  • Elastic Silver Cord
  • Real Red 1⁄4 grosgrain ribbon
  • Dimensionals (popped up ornament)



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THE OCCASIONS CATALOG & SALE-A-BRATION HAVE BEGUN!  Read more here about the new Stampin’ Up! products for spring and how you can earn free products!

NEW PRODUCT VIDEOS!  Check out these Stampin’ Up! video demonstrations for many new Occasions and Sale-A-Bration products here.  Very fun.  Very enabling!

MY FAVORITE THINGS from the 2018 Occasions Catalog (pretty stamps, cool tools and pretty embellishments) are here.


  1. Nancy Farrell

    Great calendar Linda. Beautiful, fresh, unique designs on each month. Thanks for sharing Linda and Mary.

  2. Thanks for sharing Linda’s calendars and all the details and information. Linda, you did a splendid job!

  3. Kadie in Arizona

    I am BLOWN AWAY with how darling this 2018 calendar is. Linda did an AMAZING job. thanks for sharing.

  4. Thanks Mary for posting this adorable calendar. Do you know what size the actual calendar is? She has several for sale and I’m not sure which size this is. Thanks

  5. Thank you for sharing Linda’s beautiful calendar!

  6. I was so hoping that I would find this again. I wanted to make one of these as a gift last year and lost the link. These calendars are just amazing and thank you so much for sharing. I cannot wait to try this using my own stamps and dies.

  7. What a sweet calendar! I have especially loved several of the stamp sets that Linda used – it was fun to see them in action! Linda, you are so talented! Mary, thanks for sharing with us! Hope you both have a wonderful day!

  8. Just fabulous! Love it! Thanks so much for posting it Mary and for all the supplies used. Just look so forward to your post everyday. “Like a box of chocolates…….never know what treat we are going to get” !!

  9. What a fantastic gift! And the best part is that you can look at it every day and marvel at the kindness and talent. Lucky you!

  10. Her calendar is gorgeous, I love every detail! I can’t wait to check out her previous years’, thank you for sharing! 🙂

  11. Maria A Rodriguez

    It’s a total delight to see this calendar pages, such wonderful details on each one, what an amazing gift!!
    Thank you for sharing Mary and Linda!!!
    And thank you for providing the links to the past year’s calendars, I’m getting the urge to make some for 2019.

  12. You are a very lucky recipient Mary!! Linda’s calendar is gorgeous and fun, with lots of attention to detail!

  13. Robbye Hamilton

    What a unique project. I think a little calendar like this is makes a great gift.

  14. Hi everyone! I am at work and just read some of the comments and lots of times at work I do not feel appreciated but all of the comments I have just read make me so grateful!! I love making the calendars and probably drive my family crazy over my obsessing to get them done each year but I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for taking the time to write such lovely comments!❤️

  15. LOVE LOVE this calendar! Thank you for sharing it! I’ll have to check out Linda’s website!

  16. I love the calendar. I make these every year and give as small gifts at Christmass. Always love the inspiration. On another note is it just me or is the pdf instructions listed at the top for the 2017 calendar and not the 2018?

  17. Who wouldn’t love one of these on their desk? So cute. They look like a lot of fun to make.

  18. Linda…thank you SO much for continuing this tradition. I make your calendar every year and wait for Mary to post it. And thanks to you, Mary for always allowing us to share your amazing calendar gift from Linda. I LOVE what you all do!

  19. Susan from Colorado

    Just plain adorable! LOVE every single month!

  20. Soo, sweet , and so nicely put together, lovely ♥️
    Hugs Frenchie ♥️

  21. Nicely thought out and put together. Love what you chose for each month!

  22. Thank you Mary for sharing and thank you Linda for creating another great year. I am anxious to start my 2019’s.

  23. Mary, thanks for sharing. After seeing these for years I stepped up to the challenge last year and made them as Christmas gifts, with some original art too! The PDF attached to the 2018 calendar is that for 2017. IS her 2018 available?

  24. These are fabulous and make my creative thoughts go crazy. Thanks so much for sharing your ideas.

  25. I always look forward to the reveal of Linda’s annual calendar. Love these! Such a great mix of beautiful and fun pages. <3

  26. SO generous of Linda and you to share all of the directions and product information for this beautiful project! It is stunning and would make a fabulous gift. It’s also a great way to make us stampers feel good about using a lot of our supplies! Thanks for sharing.

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