Saturday, September 14, 2013

September Calendar Girls Blog Hop

Welcome to our September Calendar Girls' Blog Hop. It’s absolutely amazing when you do a Google search the interesting facts you may find. Such a find is special and unique occasions throughout the year!!! These unique holidays are our inspiration. As Neil Sedaka sang in his song "Calendar Girls" - "September, light the candles of your sweet 16!!"

Our hop begins today with the lovely and super talented Jearise of Lorby's World ( The entire line-up is available just in case you get bogged down with all the holidaze and craziness as you won't want to miss a single calendar event!!!!

In case, you get lost along the way with all the craziness of the holidaze, here's the complete line-up to follow along with the streamers, cards, lay-outs and super creativity of the marvelous Calendar Girls:

Jearise ~
Janet ~
Lynne ~
Sandy ~
Edwina ~   you are here
Laura -
Christine ~

September, 2013 Daily Holidays, Special and Wacky Days:
Classical Music Month ~ Jearise
Fall Hat Month ~
Baby Safety Month ~
Self Improvement Month ~

1 Emma M. Nutt Day, the first woman telephone operator ~ 
2 Labor Day ~ Janet
2 National Beheading Day ~
3 Happy Birthday Janet Smith ~ Lynne
4 Newspaper Carrier Day
6 Read a Book Day ~ Laura
8 Grandparent's Day ~ Sandy
9 Teddy Bear Day ~ Lynne, Sandy
10 Sewing Machine Day ~ Lynne
11 911 Remembrance ~
11 Make Your Bed Day ~
12 Chocolate Milk Shake Day ~ Edwina
12 National Video Games Day ~ Sandy
13 Blame Someone Else Day ~
13 Defy Superstition Day ~
13 Fortune Cookie Day ~
13 National Peanut Day ~
13 Uncle Sam Day - his image was first used in 1813 ~
14 National Cream-Filled Donut Day ~ Christine
15 Make a Hat Day ~ Lucy
15 National Women's Friendship Day ~
16 Mayflower Day ~
16 National Play Doh Day ~ Lynne
17 Citizenship Day ~
19 International Talk Like A Pirate Day ~ Sandy
21 International Peace Day ~ Lucy
21 Oktoberfest ~ Lynne
22 Elephant Appreciation Day ~ Janet
23 Checkers Day ~ Christine
25 National Comic Book Day ~ Lucy
26 Johnny Appleseed Day ~ Jearise
27 Native American Day ~ Edwina
28 Ask a Stupid Question Day (one of my favorite days) ~
28 National Good Neighbor Day ~
29 Confucius Day - Try your luck. Get a Fortune Cookie ~ Vicky

We are offering some fabulous blog candy to a lucky winners - 
Just comment and give some bloggie love to each of the Calendar Girls.
                         This card is for Chocolate Milk Shake day which is on September 12th.

The digis are by Fresh Brewed Designs. They are called "Sweet Treat Day" and "Want Fries with that shake" You can find them here

The ice cream paper is by Imagine That You can find it here

Copics used are E43, E44, E47, E49- milkshakes, E0000, E000- cups, RV00, RV02, RV04, RV09- face on cup, R22, R24, R29, R59- cheeries, Y00, Y21, Y23- fries, E31, E33, E37- chicken nugget, R29, R35, R59- ketchup, R29, R35- check paper, G05, G28, YG41- green, B00, B01, B05- blue.

The straws are colored with Gelly roll pens Sky Stardust, and Green Stardust.

The other papers are by Recollections- pink, kraft, Georgia Pacific- white.

The card is 5" x 6 1/2".

                         This card is for Native American Indian Day which is September 27th.

The digi is by Fresh Brewed Designs called "Indian Princess". You can find it here

The background paper is by Create with TLC. You can find it here

Copics used are E13, E15, E17, E18- skin, RV21, E04- lips, E43, E44, E49- hair, E000,E00, E31, E33, E37- dress, headband, and shoes, YR21, YG03, YG93, YG95- corn, E31, E33, E57- basket, R29, R35, R59, C3, C5, C10- feathers.

The jewelry is colored with Blue Metallic and Gold Metallic Gelly Roll pens. Clear Stardust Gelly Roll pen on the hair bands.

The ribbon and rick rack are by Clear Dollar Stamps.

The other papers are by Recollections- blue, Georgia Pacific- white.

The card is 4 1/4" x 4 1/2".

Your next stop along the way of the calendar is Vicky following you here >. Thanks for stopping by and mark your calendar again next month to see what Holidays to Celebrate on October 12, 2013, for the next Calendar Girls Blog Hop!


Iris said...

Cute cards - love the chocolate milk shake card.

Camille Short said...

Love the Native American Day card - colors are grand!

Janet said...

Great cards Edwina I love your coloring the Native American card is beautiful!
Big Blog Hugs, Janet

Sandy Hentzel said...

Great cards, Thanks for sharing and have a blessed day,
♥ Scrapbook Blessings ♥
♥ Sandy's Paper FunTime ♥

Lynne said...

I love love love both of your projects and your coloring is superb!!!!
As always, thank you ever sew much for being part of Calendar Girls and it is truly a pleasure hopping with you my dear friend!
Hugs, Love, and Friendship