Do you have a hard time staying organized? Or maybe you have a hard time just keeping track of the days? A calendar is a must on your work desk, in the bedroom, or really anywhere in the house! Instead of buying a new calendar each year, why not make your own? Here is a wonderful curation of all sorts of calendars that you can make all on your own. Customize it to fit your needs and your environment. So let’s start crafting!
Savvy DIY Calendars
1. Block Calendar
To start us off we have a great block calendar idea that is simple, minimal, and modern. It’s easy to make using your favorite stickers, glitter, and colors! You can really customize this calendar to fit your own space.
2. Desk Photo Calendar
A beautiful calendar to place on your desk at work. You get to have fun personalizing this calendar with your favorite photos. This also makes an amazing gift for someone you share a lot of photos and memories with. There are also instructions on making the beautiful wooden holder.
3. Perpetual Calendar
I love this perpetual calendar idea! No need to buy a new calendar every single year with this never-ending calendar. The project is more challenging, but the instructions are easy to follow. With a little effort, you will have a new and rustic calendar hanging on your wall in no time.
4. Industrial Desk Calendar
Wow! I am in love with all the homemade industrial houseware items; pipe lamps, pipe coat hangers, and now this pipe calendar! It’s has a ton of charm and you will have a lot of fun making it.
5. Chalkboard Magnetic Calendar
This is an awesome DIY project that has an awesome and useful result. The instructions will walk you through every step of framing the chalkboard to making the magnets! In no time you will have a new calendar for organizing your days.
6. Corkboard Calendar
As simple as using removable wall adhesive to attach these cork squares to the wall and then purchasing your favorite push pins. I love this idea because it’s easy to stick on all your coupons, business cards, and pamphlets that you’ve been saving.
7. Framed Calendar
Ohhh super easy and super cute! Grab your favorite colored paint swatches and simply write the dates on each one. You can create an ombre effect, design a rainbow, or stick to one color! Have fun with color design on this DIY Calendar.
8. Chalkboard Wall Calendar
This is a fun project to do with friends and family! It takes some planning and some preparing but you will be so pleased with the result. Make organizing your month fun with this giant wall calendar!
9. Acrylic Calendar
This is a beautiful, modern, and chic design to add some organization and minimalist decor to your work area. The project is a little more advanced but the instructions are easy to follow and you will definitely be proud of yourself when you finish.
10. Modern Desk Calendar
With only a little bit of woodworking, staining, and printing, you can have this beautiful and modern desk calendar. It’s personalized with your favorite photos and is small and simple.
11. DIY Cute Calendar
The instructions for this super cute calendar project are not in English, however, the photos seem to be pretty easy to follow along. With a little imagination and effort, you will soon have a similar calendar for your own personal use.
12. Desktop Calendar
This calendar idea is a great way to mark down all your big events for the new year! They use super adorable puffy stickers on see-through paper with a small monthly calendar behind.
13. Giant Rustic Wall Calendar
Another giant wall calendar, this time with a rustic feeling. Make organizing fun with a giant wall calendar that you made all by yourself! Step-by-step instructions are here.
14. Printable Desk Calendar
Here’s a DIY Calendar project that anyone can do! It’s incredibly easy-to-make and requires very little time. Print off these super cute calendar cards and add your favorite photos. It looks adorable on this tiny easel.
15. Perpetual Desk Calendar
This project is a little time-consuming and will take effort but the results are totally worth it. The rustic feeling this calendar gives is charming and it can be used year and year again.
16. Ombre Desk Calendar
A modern and chic project to add some organization to your desk. You can customize this project to your own favorite ombre tones. It is a simple-to-make project that you will have fun doing.
17. Learning Wall Calendar
This is such a fun idea for a calendar! When you’re a busy mom, trying to tackle little tasks like changing the date on your calendar are the last things you’re going to worry about. With this learning calendar, your kids will have so much fun searching through the baskets and finding the correct date to hang up for you!
18. Hanger Calendar
This idea uses a wooden clothes hanger as a support for your printed calendar pages. The angled cut at the bottom gives it a modern feel. It is sure to look great anywhere you decide to hang it!
19. Desktop Calendar
This is definitely a fun desktop calendar you can make. You can use all your crafting knick-knacks that are just lying around the house to really customize and decorate.
20. Perpetual Round Calendar
This is a fun craft to do with your kids. Make this spinning calendar and use your favorite paper and colors to make it your own!
21. Thrifted Transformation Calendar
This calendar was made by upcycling an old wooden plaque and adding some personal painted touches. I love the script of the months! This will look great on the wall!
22. Printable Dino Calendar
I’m loving this annual dinosaur calendar! I love how colorful and fun it is, and it is super easy to put together once you print it out! There is a new one each year.
23. Wooden Calendar
This particular idea has been made for an advent calendar but I reckon that you could do a similar version to use as an annual calendar. You could even design the pin to say the month that it is and voila!
24. Flip Photo Calendar
Now here is another idea for a flip desk calendar. This one is simple and chic and will contain all of your favorite photos to enjoy month after month.
25. Button Calendar
An adorable way to use all those extra buttons you have stored away. This project is fun to make and is totally customizable from the color and size of the buttons to the fabric background you choose to use.
26. Chalkboard Window Calendar
A unique way to repurpose an old window. This shabby-chic chalkboard weekly calendar is an awesome way to stay organized and remind yourself of what needs to be done each day.
27. Instagram Calendar
Pick out your favorite Instagram photos and make this super adorable and personalized calendar! This could also make a great gift by picking out pictures of you and the giftee.
28. Vintage Postcard Calendar Journal
Another great calendar journal idea! A nice way to keep your memories safe and have something to look back on at the end of the year! Look how much you’ve done!
29. Wall Calendar
Learn to make this minimalist calendar frame and fill it with your favorite calendar printable of the year! This is sure to look good anywhere in the house or at work!
30. Colorful Wood Block Calendar
I love the brightness of this calendar! You surely won’t forget to switch the date with these crazy and colorful blocks sitting on your desk! Your kids are sure to love it too!
So there we go! You now have more than enough options to start your calendar creation! You can make a different one of these calendars each year to change up the look of your workspace or home. Minimalist, rustic, vintage, cute, and modern calendars for every type of space and every type of person. Which one is your favorite?