Design Scout: Wild for Wall Calendars

Super-sized wall calendars are an easy, affordable way to decorate bare walls and organize busy schedules. Multitaskers, meet your new best friend.

By: Sarah Zlotnick

Susy Jack Wall Calendar
An elongated shape and graphic botanical imagery bring a elegance to this calendar set. Sure, you can flip to a new page each month, but how adorable are these images when laid out together? If your bedroom walls are in desperate need of some decoration, this calendar is an affordable, functional way to spruce up drab decor.
$24.95 at luxepaperie.com

Chalkboard Calendar
The possibilities are endless with this weeklong chalkboard calendar. The squares are separate decals—meaning the set can be configured to suit your space—and each is a one-square-foot writing surface, leaving plenty of room for everything on your to-do list. With an eighth “notes” decal and 12 pieces of dustless chalk included, this set is well worth it.  
$65 at scribbleoneverything.com
Futuro Perpetual Wall Calendar
Boyfriends, brothers, and dads might appreciate the sleek, straightforward style of this plastic date marker, which comes with all the tiles necessary to work for any month or year. Good thing the design is as timeless as the concept!
$31 at kikkerlandshop.com
Dry Erase Calendar
Okay, we know we’re a little obsessed with write-on wall decals. But just try to deny the sublime, practical beauty of a calendar you can’t ignore, lose, or avoid! Eco-conscious shoppers will be happy to pass on paper, and anyone miffed by the basic black-and-white color scheme should know that the year-and-day text is available in 22 additional shades.  
$89.99 at etsy.com; smaller size available for $25.99
Year-at-a-Glance Horizontal Wall Calendar
Here’s an ultra-colorful way to scan 365 days in a single glance. Though perhaps not the most practical option for planning purposes, Van Hoose Design’s cheerful, design-conscious poster is a fun way to keep any work or home space oriented.  
$32.99 at etsy.com
Laser Cut 2010 Calendar
Made from slightly rubbery card stock, this see-through year-at-a-glace wall hanging uses your wall as the background. We especially like the idea of securing this handsome piece to a window—how many other calendars can bring in the sunshine?
$27 at etsy.com

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