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To make a calendar for personal use is easy because the programs needed to create a calendar is already present in most computer systems currently available in the market. Some of the computer applications that have such capability are MS Word and MS Excel. These programs are equipped with tools that allow a user to create dates, grids, lines, and other texts typical of an ordinary calendar.

DIY Craft Essential #1: Washi tape

You'd be surprised at how many things you can do, and how many tutorials out there are obsessed, with washi tape. The versatile paper tape with adorable designs makes great wall decor, paper crafts or can even spruce up your furniture.

DIY Craft Essential #2: Needle nose pliers

This tiny tool is great for small projects. "This is not only your go­-to tool for opening and closing jump rings, bending wire, and securing crimp beads and ribbon ends, but pliers are also great for cutting through jewelry chain and wire," said Morin.

Today, more and more and people are starting to realize the advantage of plotting their schedules, deadlines, and appointments in calendars. Some of the most often used calendars are desktop calendars, date planners, and wallet calendars.

DIY Craft Essential #3: X-acto knife

If you love stationary crafts, jewelry crafts or any delicate work -- you'll need a proper cutting tool. Not all scissors can do the job. "Remember first using scissors and cutting along the dotted lines in grade school?" Morin asked. "Hopefully, you’re attempting more challenging crafts as an adults."

DIY Craft Essential #4: Spray paint

Acrylic paints are also great for any DIY starter kit. However, if you're looking for a perfect, seamless finish on your furniture, art and home decor -- make some space to spray. It doesn't hurt to keep some cans in your favorite colors (as long as you store them properly).


Easy as it may seem, to make a calendar using MS Word and Excel still requires a bit of skill because you will utilize a tool with virtually little or no outside help unless you have an available step-by-step procedure on how to create one. Even so, the probability of perfecting to create a simple calendar will be hard to come by.

The process of creating calendar using Microsoft Word is very simple. You just need to follow these steps:

  1. New, in the File Menu.
  2. On My Computer in the New Document task pane.
  3. Select the Other Documents in the Templates dialog box.
  4. Double Calendar Wizard and follow the instructions afterwards.

Follow the above steps and you'll be able to make a calendar for personal use in minutes. For other calendar options, click the Take the Tour icon on the upper left portion of our web site to view some of the personal and business calendars.

DIY Craft Essential #5: Painter's tape

Painter's tape is "perfect for for attempting the c​olor block trend," said Morin. Plus, you'll need something to keep your projects neat and tidy, no matter what type of paints you use.

DIY Craft Essential #6: Hot glue gun

There are some tools that are too functional not to have. "This is one DIY workhorse tool you shouldn't do without," said Morin. Hot melt glue works on a variety of materials.
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