Let your creative juices flow while planning for 2013 and plaster your designs and photos all over these cool free calendar templates.
Now we're a quarter of the way through the year, are you in need of some organisation? Take control of your workflow and deadlines with these brilliant 2013 free calendar templates, all of which are customisable to suit your taste.
- Check out 20 stunning examples of calendar design for 2013 here
01. Photo calendar template
The guys at Adobe Photoshop Elements techniques have created PSD files for this awesome 2013 free calendar template. The set includes 11 different templates, including a triplet-style (for quarterly calendar pages), three styles for CD jewel-case-style calendars, an old-style template, and both portrait- and landscape-oriented templates.
02. Vintage style template
This year-to-view vintage-style calendar template is not the most original design we've ever seen but it serves as a great starting point to add your own ideas. Featuring a big space for an image, simply drag and drop a photo of your choice, add your own vector artwork and change colours to customise.
03. Month to view template
This free 2013 calendar template is a simple Microsoft Word document. But it's all ready and waiting for you to customise. Change the photo background, add notes and change fonts to suit your own personal taste.
04. Editorial template
If you run your own blog or website, then this free editorial calendar template could come in handy. An Excel file, the 2013 calendar is a basic template, which has each month colour-coded and spaces for each post to be entered. The Excel workbook has two spreadsheets available for printing, one a view of the entire year and the other a view of each month.
05. Business template
If you're after a simple, elegant calendar design for your studio, then this one from fppt.com may be just what you're looking for. The free template for Word 2013 has a white background and customisable design, the logo and photo able to be changed in Word.
06. For the photographer
If you've taken lots of great photos but don't have enough wall space to hang them, the first of our freebie 2013 calendar templates provides the perfect solution. The simple yet effective design comes from photographer Angie Muldowney. A PSD template, all you need to do is download and drop your images in. Simple!
07. HP Calendars
American multinational IT company Hewlett Packard's creative studio offers a surprisingly good selection of free calendar templates. Best of all, you can create not just annual but monthly calendars, meaning you can have a different design each month.
You can add photos, type in important dates so you never forget them, all from the comfort of your own home!
08. Calendar set
The guys at Photoshop Elements Techniques have uploaded this brilliant set of 2013 calendar templates completely free of charge. The download includes 11 different designs, including a triplet-style (for quarterly calendar pages), three styles for CD jewel-case-style calendars, an old-style template, and both portrait- and landscape-oriented templates.
09. Mini photo calendar
If, like a lot of designers, you don't have much spare desk space then why not grab this mini photo calendar template? With this space-saving design you can display your favourite photos all year long. Offered by the Shutter Sisters, the download is sized to fit in a CD jewel case. The files include basic instructions for creating your custom calendar pages in Photoshop. Then just print them on photo paper or cardstock and cut them out.
10. Tabletop calendar
If you're more of a tabletop calendar kinda guy or gal, then get your mitts on one of these free 2013 calendar templates from gkshakar. The download is a PDF file, which, went printed measures 9x6 inches. The design features weeks that start on Sunday, without holidays and a separate space to make notes next to each month.
11. Family Planner
If you're not the only person in your household that needs organising then this simple family planner template is great way to make sure you all know what you're doing. Printing company Flyer Alarm is offering this free download, along with multipage and large-sized wall calendars and annual planners. Using lllustrator, InDesign or Photoshop you can customise each, for example adding a logo or additional text.
12. Monthly calendar
If vintage is your thing then you'll love the design of this free monthly calendar template. It was created by Adrian Johnson, the lady behind ADbug Photography, as a monthly planner for her family and she has since decided to offer it as a free download. It's a JPEG file so the scene is set but there's nothing to stop you personalising it by adding new text and images.
13. Blogging calendar
If, like designer Evelyn Kate, you have a job, children, busy household and a blog to juggle then this blogging calendar template may help you out. Kate comments on her site, 'Keeping organised is the only way I can manage everything so I created this template to remember my thoughts and to plan ahead with blogging'. Note: registration to file sharing service 4shared is required in order to download this template.
14. InDesign month-to-view
This is a 2013 month-to-view InDesign calendar template for CS3 and up (although it is a .inx file so lower versions of InDesign shouldn't have any trouble opening it). The artist behind the simple design has left the file together with style sheets and added colour swatches so the border colours can be changed. Note: Registration to the Adobe site is required for this download.
15. A year-to-view
Okay, as calendar templates go it's far from the most exciting design we've ever seen but that's kind of the point of these templates. If you're after a year-to-view calendar then this provides a great starting point for creating your own design. The download is an Adobe InDesign CS4 interchangeable file format, which can be opened in all InDesign versions after CS2. Fully customizable, you can change fonts, colors, and spaces to suit your own personal style.
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Tell us what you've done with your template in the comments!