So from my Instagram and Facebook postings on these - I have gotten so much response. They really are very simple to make - but I've had some requests for a tutorial - so here are at least some tips. Below is basically everything you need.
The measurements I used to make these are - Base is 4x4"; White Base is 3.75x3.75"; Layer for behind calendar is 3 1/8x 1 5/8" and the little calendar is 3x1.5". I purchased the calendars online and I know there are several sources for them. If you do a search I'm sure you'll find them - or email me and I'll be glad to share where I got mine. Everything is just put together with two-sided tape and glue dots. Add a few gems and Voila!
On the back I put a magnet so they can put this up on their fridge. I actually used some "real estate agent" magnets I had (sorry agents) and just cut them in half (they were business card size) - you can see a blank one above and I know you can buy these at office supply stores. You can also you the rolls of 1/2" magnet that you can get at the craft stores. These calendars are pretty lightweight, so it does not take a lot to hold them up.
I did make a mistake on a few of them, and made them a 1/4" larger - which became a problem when I tried to mail - as they were too big (see image below), so I had to finagle the envelope a bit to fit those.
Finally, these were the ones the first group of ladies got - two different colors - but I really like them both. Also one the second round I could not find my small butterfly punch - so they just got two large butterflies. That's my crafting style - use what I have and adapt as I go. Works for me.
Hope you enjoyed - please let me know your thoughts and questions. And if you happen to make some - please send me a picture - I'd love to see them!! ~Maureen
Here are some of the Stampin' Up! products I used -