Friday, January 30, 2009

Reusing Old Calendars

Did you know that you can reuse calendars from previous years? Sometimes the stars align just right and a calendar year will work out perfectly for using again although the holidays won’t always match exactly.

Source: 1953 calendar for sale at American & Hakes Collectibles

In keeping with the theme, I used the front of a Lone Ranger book to make a list of calendar years that work for 2009 (dates from Time and


Kristie said...

I recycle calendars as art. I took apart one of Spanish tourism and bullfight posters and put it into one of those picture-frame screens. I love it, and no one else has one like mine.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Oh Wow! Taht calendar is from the year of my!

Storybook Woods said...

I have never thought of this. Thank you Clarice

Thimbleanna said...

Cool! While I may have committed a grievous error by throwing away that lanyard, I have saved many a calendar. I'll have to see if I have any of those listed years. Thanks for the info!

Anonymous said...

I never thought of re-using them in that way. I believe it's every 7 or is it every 10 years the "stars align" :)

I have used them for craft projects ages ago but, because of the heavy paperstock, they are great for cutting up and using as bookmarks and for gift tags.

I love that old Lone Ranger image!

Anonymous said...

see, I told you I was math challenged!! I could have done some math from that handy bottom image you provided for us ... I was obviously wrong about both the 7 yr and 10 yr repeat! oh well, c'est la vie


Anonymous said...

My sister would love these as she's a BIG fan of The Lone Ranger.