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Ten 2011 Wall Calendars To Count You Into The Next Decade

Some of us are very sentimental about our wall calendars and end up keeping them for years. Perhaps that's why we spend a bit of time searching for a special one that "clicks." Whether you are buying a calendar for yourself or someone else (hint: great Christmas gift), I've hand-picked 10 that express the various ways some may like to start the next decade.

 

1.  Looking Into Space: StarTime 2011

From German press, Palazzi, comes StarTime 2011 with 12 of the most glorious shots ever taken in space.

 

StarTime 2011 Wall Calendar: © PalazziStarTime 2011 Wall Calendar: © Palazzi

 

2.  Studying Urban Art: The Urban Art of Justin Bua Wall Calendar 2011

Justin Bua's distinctive style makes a distinctive mark on African American art and is a commentary on the black urban world of the 70s and 80s in which he grew up. Bua includes his own verbal commentary on the times with each image. Several of the works displayed here are world famous.  See Justin Bua 2011 Calendar.


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3.  Dreaming About Love: The 2011 Lavazza Calendar

If you're going to dream about falling in love, you might as well dream about doing it in Italy.  Lavassa writes that "a kiss from your lover and a sip of coffee" is all you need.  Of course, Lavassa is an Italian coffee company and a lifestyle and its calendars are even collector's items.

 

Lavazza Calendar 2011: © Lavazza, Photographer: Mark SeligerLavazza Calendar 2011: © Lavazza, Photographer: Mark Seliger

 

Lavazza Calendar 2011: © Lavazza, Photographer: Mark SeligerLavazza Calendar 2011: © Lavazza, Photographer: Mark Seliger

 

4.  Following Celebrities: The Betty White 2011 Wall Calendar

The world's only career long celebrity that became an overnight celebrity at the age of 88, the Bette White 2011 Calendar pays tribute to a truly classic and classy lady that continued to need stardom for her sanity.  And hey!  Stardom needed her too!  Betty White’s royalties will support Morris Animal Foundation.

 

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5.  Contemplating Existence: 2011 Thich Nhat Hanh Wall Calendar

This artistic calendar features traditional images in Eastern watercolors by Adam Guan and the inspiring words of Vietnamese Buddhist monk, poet, & activist Thich Nhat Hanh. "Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy."

 

Thich Nhat Hanh 2011 Wall CalendarThich Nhat Hanh 2011 Wall Calendar

 

6. Fantasizing Domination: Cofani Funebri Mania 2011 Wall Calendar

The Italian coffin maker is back this year with 12 equally risqué and inspiring dominatrix women.  Cofanifunebri.com

 

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7. Considering Rebellion:  Anne Tainto 2011 Wall Calendar

Ladies can't miss when they pick up Tainto's hilariously pointed jabs at absolutely everything mundane in their 1950's lifestyle lives.  Anne Tainto 2011 Calendar.

 

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8.  Hunting The Haunted: Guardian: Cemeteries & Their Sentinels 2011 Wall Calendar

The photographs in this Guardian calendar are so brilliantly haunting, you almost feel like you're standing alone in one of these eastern European cemeteries.  Angi Sullins and Silas Toball created these photographs and then rendered into the film Guardian.

 

Guardian: Cemeteries and Their Sentinels 2011 Wall CalendarGuardian: Cemeteries and Their Sentinels 2011 Wall Calendar

 

Guardian: Cemeteries and Their Sentinels 2011 Wall CalendarGuardian: Cemeteries and Their Sentinels 2011 Wall Calendar

 

9.  Needing More Caffeine: The Coffee Wall Calendar 2011: Cofee, The World's Great Recipes, Stories, and Histories

Just think! There is more to learn about coffee than we already know and the coffee hungering world is being let in on the world's greatest recipes for the dark stuff too.  This is a truly neat 2011 calendar that's also half recipe book, half history book.  

 
2011 Coffee Wall Calendar2011 Coffee Wall Calendar

 

10. Finding Guidance: The Lakota Way 2011 Calendar

Subtitled the Native American Wisdom on Ethics and Character, the Lakota Way is written by Lakota Indian who has authored many books about the special character and ways of the Lakotan Indians. His stories are inspirational and thought provoking.  The beautiful original artwork of Lakota artist Donald F. Montileaux also inspire this rich calendar.  The Lakota Way 2011 Calendar

 

The Lakota Way 2011 Wall CalendarThe Lakota Way 2011 Wall Calendar

 

The Lakota Way 2011 Wall CalendarThe Lakota Way 2011 Wall Calendar