This week I'm going to expand a little more on my DIY aspect of the blog. There are a couple projects I'm working on so as I finish the smaller ones I'm going to share them with you. I've seen today's idea all over Pinterest lately so I thought I'd give it a try. This DIY dry erase calendar is super cheap and easy to do. I went to home depot and picked out a bunch of paint chips that I wanted to use (I chose to fade my calendar in red and oranges so that it has an end of summer/fall feel). Then I hit the dollar store for some dry erase markers and a frame.
My frame is only an 8x10 because I want to keep it on my desk. I measured out five squares down and seven across and cut a corner out of each paint chip so that I had 35 little squares. Then I glued the squares down in rows on a white piece of paper (computer paper or even the back of the display picture in the frame will work) so that the colors would fade from dark to light. Then I popped the paper in the frame and I was done!