Buying a new desk calendar in January is a nice symbolic way to refresh a desktop and welcome in the coming year. Etsy has around 500 options for inexpensive, design-friendly print-it-yourself calendars. Printable calendars on Etsy are typically PDF documents, which the artist sends after receiving payment. Then you just print it at home, or pop down to the local copy shop. Voila! Here are ten of our top picks.
- This cool geometric pattern 8.5x11" calendar ($4.50) is by Barcelona artist corduroystarfish.
- English watercolor artist LaurieCoyleDesigns offers this 4-1/4"x11" calendar featuring gorgeous painted vegetables ($5).
- Perfect for the typophile, this 3.5 x 8.5"calendar ($5) by New York's bubbo has some great photos of found type.
- Munich-based artist empapers is selling this refreshingly simple 5.5 x 8.5" calendar featuring vintage woodcuts ($5).
- We love this visually opulent 8.5x11" calendar ($10) which blends old-fashioned woodcuts with modern colors and layouts by pinkroses1220 from Beverly Hills, MI.
- The simplicity of this 4.3x2.5" calendar ($3) by Santa Rosa's printyourparty makes it a perfect addition to the minimalist desk.
- Illustrator yaelfran from Buenos Aires is selling this 7.5x4.5" calendar featuring cute and simple characters ($9).
- Design fans will love this 4.25 x 11" offering ($5) from Minneapolis's bluetricycle, featuring outlines of mid-century chairs.
- This calendar featuring colorful origami animals ($5) by MissusDPaperie from Munich is simple and charming.
- This 8.5x11" calendar ($4.95) by tamtone of London has a gentle, colorful selection of unusual words and their definitions.
And if none of these suit your style, have a look at Etsy -- search for "printable calendar" or "DIY calendar" -- there's a wide variety to choose from.