A Desk Calendar for Food Lovers
It feels like 2018 is far away, and yet… we all know that the upcoming weeks are going to fly by in a flurry of holiday parties, food and sometimes, chaos. And then comes the new year.
In anticipation of the holiday season and the new year, I wanted to share with you my 2018 desk calendar that is for sale over on the Comestible site.
I have always loved calendars. In fact this year, I’ve had three different calendars hanging in my office. Not because I need multiple reminders of what day it is, but because they all feature different artwork that I wanted to surround myself with as I work. Good daily inspiration.
When I was younger, I used to make calendars for Christmas presents, drawing a grid for the days of the week and separate illustration for each month. My parents would take me to Kinko’s to get color copies made so that I could give them away to all my family members.
This year I decided to revive the tradition (but with the help of a professional printer). But I wanted to do something just a little different.
Over the course of the years, I have found that with calendars that I like, I’ve often cut off the month/days once the year is over so that I can use the artwork, either to frame it or send to a friend. Why not have a calendar that’s made to be used in this way?
That’s what this 2018 desk calendar is. After the month is over, you’re intended to cut along the line on the back and turn it into a postcard. I’m hoping it inspires some handwritten notes, because who doesn’t like getting mail?
The calendars are 5×7″ and feature one of my original papercut illustrations every month. They are printed on recycled paper in Seattle, Washington. Each calendar is handwrapped, making it easy to give as a gift.
You can order a calendar here.
Chanterelle Tart with Rye Crust