Monday, 16 March 2009


So here is a list of birthstones and there meaning. How you use it is up to you, I sometimes use the colour of the gemstone as a basis for a birthday card or maybe use embelishment that look like the real deal.
Here you can find some more information on Zodiac Stones.

Month Bithstone Meaning
January Garnet Constancy
February Amethyst Sincerity
March Bloodstone Courage
April Diamond Innocence
May Emerald Love, Success
June Pearl/ Moonstone Health
July Ruby Contentment
August Peridot/ Sardonyx Happiness
September Sapphire Clear Thinking
October Opal/ Tputmaline Hope
November Topaz Fidelity
December Turquoise/ Zircon Prosperity

Notable Dates

Here is a few notable occasion we celebrate in the UK, if you can think of any others to add to our calender let me know and I can add it to the list. Also feel free to add background info on any of the days.
New Years day always on the 1st of January
Valentines day always on the 14th of February
St. David's Day always on the 1st of March
International Women's day always on the 8th of March
St. Patrick's Day generally celebrated on the 17th of March
Mother's day normally celebrated on the second Sunday in May
Easter Weekend falls at some point between late March and late April each year
St. Georges Day normally celebrated on the 23rd of April
Father's Day falls at some point between middle June and Early July each year
Halloween always on the 31st of October
Guy Fawkes or Bonfire Night always on the 5th of November
International Men's day always on the 19th of November
St. Andrews Day always on the 30th of November
Christmas Day always on the 25th of December
Boxing Day always on the 26th of December
New Year's Eve
always on the 31st of December

Now I know you can not make cards for all of these days, but how about a scrapbook page to share what you did on this day with future generations. I hope to either make a card or show you a scrapbook page for each of these day from this day on.