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5 DIY calendars to brighten up 2015

Start the New Year off right by staying organized and on top of birthdays and upcoming occasions. To help residents, Williams and McDaniel Property Management has put together five DIY calendars that will keep you organized and enhance your apartment space.


Paint Chip Calendar

Showcase some colour in your apartment with Maple and Magnolia's Paint Chip Calendar. This eye-catching DIY is not only creative but also cost-effective with its use of free paint swatches. Drop by your local hardware store to pick up paint chips and additional supplies. Feel free to experiment with an array of colours or use the DIY method of choosing different shades of the same colour.


DIY Chalkboard Wall Calendar

Make complete use of your apartment's walls and keep your important dates where they will be seen by creating a Chalkboard Wall Calendar. If you're looking for an even larger version of a chalkboard calendar, Our Fifth House's calendar is a great option. The 36th Avenue Chalkboard Calendar takes things a bit further by adding a magnetic component. This provides you with a place to keep your Save The Dates, invites and other important announcements


Calendar Blocks

If you'd prefer to leave wall space for your art and family photographs, the Simply Kierste's Calendar Blocks offer up an excellent alternative. You'll need two square blocks, paint, patterned paper and sandpaper to complete this DIY.


Dry Erase

Keep track of school schedules, work events, extracurricular activities and the like with Crafting and Quilting's Dry Erase Weekly Calendar. This calendar organizes events on a weekly basis, but can be customized into a monthly version.


Fridge Calendar

Make use of the space on your fridge door with this DIY refrigerator calendar by A Beautiful Mess. Simply print off the templates, cut around the words and numbers and adhere them to magnetic sheets. Next, hang them on your fridge and enjoy the bliss of organization.

Stay on top of dates and occasions with the help of these crafty and creative calendar DIYs. At Williams and McDaniel, we want to assist current and prospective residents in whatever way we can and providing excellent customer service a priority.