Make Summer Last All Year – Turn Your Photos into a Calendar

In the last few weeks, we’ve been talking about ways to turn your photos into something special with MagCloud. Whether that’s creating a photo book with Photoshop, Lightroom or Aperture, or creating a Summer Memory Magazine, MagCloud makes it easy to enjoy your photos in beautiful print and digital formats. So why not enjoy Summer all year-round by creating a calendar with your photographs?

To help you get started, we’ve created 6 templates for you to use with Adobe InDesign and Apple Pages. Simply add your own photos, special dates and details, upload your PDF to MagCloud and you’re set! You can sell your calendar online in the MagCloud Storefront or use our Direct Mail feature to send a copy to all of your friends with just a few clicks of the mouse.

Let’s get started!

Select the Format/Size of Calendar

Our templates are available in 3 sizes:

  • Small Square (8″ x8″) calendars (ideal for square photos like those from Instagram) with Saddle  Stitch Binding (28 pages – $5.60/each + Shipping)
  • Standard (10.75″ x 8.25″) calendars with Saddle Stitch Binding (28 pages – $5.60/each + Shipping)
  • Large Square (12″ x 12″) calendars with Wire-O Binding (28 pages – $12.08/each + Shipping)

*Remember that prices drop 25% off when you order 20 copies or more. So if you’re looking to order gifts for friends and family, or a great way to promote your business–a MagCloud-published calendar may be the perfect solution.

Select Your Software

InDesign CS5 & Newer

InDesign CS4


Script (handwriting) Typeface used in templates: Jenna Sue

Calendars for Business

You may also remember that last year we talked about using a MagCloud-printed calendar to promote your business. In exchange for you summer vacation photos, you can easily add images of your products, team members, or local scenery. Add your logo to the back cover along with a bit about your business and contact information and voila–you’ll keep your brand top-of-mind and in front of your customers all-year-round.

Since last year’s calendar template was so popular we also decided to revamp it for 2013. Enjoy!

That sounds too complicated for me.

Don’t want to use either of the above applications? MagCloud Partner Poyomi has an easy-to-use web-based platform that helps you create 14″ x 11″ calendars that are printed by MagCloud. With their service you can easily upload photos from your computer or connect to your accounts on photo-sharing services like Flickr, Smugmug, Picasa and Facebook.

*Please note that using the Poyomi tool and templates to create a calendar or photo book will affect the pricing. For Poyomi pricing, visit

To get started with the Poyomi calendar tool click here.

10 thoughts on “Make Summer Last All Year – Turn Your Photos into a Calendar

  1. Rene Hales 13 Sep 2012 / 11:18 AM

    Where is the Word template for the 2013 calendar? Does it come with wire binding?

    • Lauren 17 Sep 2012 / 8:27 AM

      Hi Rene,
      We are working on getting calendar templates together for Word.

      Wire-O binding is available on our 10.75″ x 8.25″ Standard, 12″ x 12″ Square, and all Tabloid products. Our 12″ x 12″ calendar templates will have wire-binding. If you want to create a larger wire-O bound calendar. Poyomi creates 14″ x 11″ calendars that are printed through MagCloud.

  2. Oscar 17 Sep 2012 / 7:44 AM

    Are there templates for Word available for 2013?

    • Lauren 17 Sep 2012 / 8:21 AM

      Hi Oscar,
      We are working on getting one together for Word. We’ll try to get it posted soon!

  3. deborahgilbert 25 Sep 2012 / 11:09 AM

    These look great! I just wish there was a standard vertical!

  4. Allen Freeman 13 Nov 2012 / 6:08 AM

    Where can I go to find out what the shipping is for ordering calendars and what the cost for shipping would be for people ordering my calendar?

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