My 2018-19 paper planner

September 13, 2018

This year has been a planner disaster. I have always been a huge fan of paper planners but I fell out of it late last year (remember there was a Big!Work!Project! that apparently scarred me for life) and once I fall out of a habit, it’s hard for me to pick it back up.

text in planner - 'the face that runs the place'

I stole “the face that runs the place’ from my boo, AJ Styles.

The big reason was that I didn’t feel like putting in the time assembling the stickers and washi tape weekly spreads that gave me great joy 2 years ago. What’s more important than having a pretty planner is using the damn planner in the first place. All I need to do is write things in it. Nothing more.

On my birthday, I bought this planner from DesignWorks Ink.

artfully curated fake blogger photo of planner

Completely natural placement of succulents and seashells

It’s vegan leather, which I didn’t intend on but am a fan of, and the front says “Slay The Day.” The weekly spreads are different than what I usually go for, but I’m interested in seeing how I’ll utilize the “goals” section. My goal-achieving could use a little sharpening.

inside spread of planner

The planner included some very understated stickers. I like the pocket on the inner back cover – it’s good to toss appointment cards and business cards into.

And it’s a nice size — light and small enough to toss into my work bag and my weekend bag.

Now let’s see if I can stick with it. 🙂

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  • SMD September 13, 2018 at 1:21 pm

    Nice! I miss my little dailys but have been using a monthly calendar only in conjunction with a notebook as necessary and a list app this year.