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The Haul List – Favorite Planners From Target

The Haul List – Favorite Planners From Target

The Haul List is here! Our ongoing series that features products we are loving, find helpful or just total must-haves. Whether it’s newly released or a well-loved community favorite – be sure to check out these goodies. 

 

The planner aisle at your local store has definitely come a long way. Gone are the boring days with rows of blue and black planner covers and limited choices. Thanks to our community and planner lovers everywhere, brands have stepped up their covers and layouts to meet the needs of today’s busy life and design conscious consumer.  If you are still on the fence as to which academic planner to use – and the struggle is real – we’ve got you covered with a look at some of our favorites which can be found at Target:

 

This planner has a gorgeous palm leaves design with a modern, neutral color palette. It features monthly spreads and one page weekly spreads with plenty of space for all the notes and to do’s. 

The inside is just as gorgeous as the outside! This planner features an ultra soft hard cover with gold foil accents and elastic band closure. Monthly and weekly spreads are simple and minimal with dashboard layout to keep track of all the things plus a pocket folder and sticker sheets. 

Twelve month academic planner features monthly and weekly dashboard layouts for at a glance planning and productivity. Extra note pages and two bonus sticker sheets in coordinating colors. 

This planner is the complete package. It has classic navy stripe design, an elastic book band with pen holders, a back pocket folder with two sticker sheets and so much more. Undated monthly spreads and weekly dashboard layouts with room for meal planning, tasks, habit tracking, weekly goals and focus. 

A bright and beautiful floral design to help you plan your best days.  This A5 size planner has monthly and weekly spreads with upfront goal setting pages similar to the Day Designer Flagship. 

A daily planner that is fun and fashionable, designed by Katie Kime for Cambridge. This planner has colorful inside pages with monthly spreads for big picture planning and daily pages for priorities, appointments and notes. It has a hard cover with wire-o binding and bonus notes pages. 

The Haul List -National Notebook Day

The Haul List -National Notebook Day

The Haul List is here! Our ongoing series that features products we are loving, find helpful or just total must-haves. Whether it’s newly released or a well-loved community favorite – be sure to check out these goodies. 

 

Notebooks are definitely a tried and true favorite among paper lovers. Whether blank, lined, graph or dot grid, they can be a handy sidekick to your planner or a powerhouse productivity tool all on their own. Notebooks are a total blank canvas for us to unleash our wildest creativity or brain dump our longest task list. Through the years, they have evolved into many forms but still remain a basic essential to our everyday lives. 

 

In honor of National Notebook Day, we are sharing some of our favorites:  

 

Everyday or Slim Notebook 

Bold, colorful and handcrafted, these notebooks are all beautifully designed. Each unique pattern is created with traditional watercoloring, acrylic painting or brush lettering. They feature quality craftsmanship and are put together with love at their in house studio. 

Dot Grid Petite Journal Notebook

Perfect for bullet journaling or any of your note taking needs. These Petite Dot Grid Notebooks are designed with 5mm dot grid and index pages to help you maximize your productivity, organization and goal setting. There is plenty of pages to let your creativity get to work. 

May Book 

For more than ten years, May Books have been a favorite with paper and notebook lovers. Each book is designed with a quality canvas cover and hand-stitched binding. They are super durable and completely customizable inside and out. You can select from hundreds of patterns, personalize the cover and even choose the inside pages. Available in large, classic or mini – the possibilities are endless. 

Shorthand Notebook – Pink Lemonade 

Designed, printed and assembled by hand in the U.S., the Standard Notebook features a durable letterpress cover with your choice of interior pages (lined, blank, graph or dot grid). The company uses only paper that is sourced from renewable forests. Each notebook is held together with gold wire-o binding which can be customized for right or left handed users. It is available in a variety of colors and definitely has a unique and vintage feel. 

Junque Journal 

Let your creativity run wild! This fun and colorful journal can handle just about anything you can come up with. It features a variety of 100 paper types including black paper, kraft paper, cardstock, dot grid, watercolor and more. It is available in two size options with two different spiral coil colors (black or silver). Even the plain chipboard cover can be personalized with your own unique touch. 

National Notebook Day was created by May Designs and is celebrated in partnership with other brands every year. For 2020, a total of ten amazing brands have come together for an awesome sweepstakes worth $500. For more information about National Notebook Day and to enter the sweepstakes, click here.

The Haul List – Support Our Shops

The Haul List – Support Our Shops

The Haul List is here – Support Our Shops!

Who couldn’t use a bit of happy mail right now? Our shops are such a huge part of what makes our planner community amazing. So many of them are small business owners that could use our support more than ever. Throughout the month of April, collab sales are happening with dozens of shops participating in each and discounts ranging up to 50% off.  If you are able to, this month is a great time to help out a fellow planner and score some great deals at the same time. Download your free shopping list here.

Here is a round up of the planner sales coming up this month: 

(Click the links to find out more details for each specific sale)

 

The Haul List – GO WILD 2020 MERCH

The Haul List – GO WILD 2020 MERCH

The Haul List is here! Our ongoing series that features products we are loving, find helpful or just total must-haves. Whether it’s newly released or a well-loved community favorite – be sure to check out these goodies. 

The countdown to GO WILD 2020 SoCal has begun and the excitement is growing day by day. But what would an amazing conference be without some official merch.  Get your planner ready and decorated for the weekend of fun, inspiration and planner time “Planaheim style”. Shop owners throughout the community have partnered with Wild For Planners to design creative themed products including planner covers, sticker albums, deco kits, tumblers, pins, washi and much more.  There are so many awesome goodies but you better hurry because they are selling out quick!

Here is a peek at some of the products but be sure to head over to the ticker holders group on Facebook for more: 

 

The Fabulous Planner

Get ready to party with your planner girl gang. Dashboards, inserts and coordinating sticker kits in many planner sizes available including budget tracker, packing list, conference agenda and more. 

Lights Planner Action 

Everything you need to plan your trip, document the conference speakers and activities, memory keeping, journaling and more.  These inserts are specially designed to look like the inside of your actual planner pages with amazing attention to detail down to the paper clips, washi strips and boxes made to fit photo printer sizes. There are five styles and all are available in a variety of planner sizes (rings, tn and discbound) and sold individually or as bundles. Plus you can get a jump start on decorating with coordinating sticker kits from The Sticker Party and Planners Anonymous. 

Kids Accessorized

You will definitely want to document all the fun at GO WILD 2020. What better way to capture everything than with a micro memory keeping kit. It’s easy and super portable plus those discs – need we say more!!! This kit includes the micro planner, blank pages, polaroid die cuts, vellum sheets, deco stickers, a pocket folder and lots of other pieces.  

Planners Anonymous 

Get you #Planaheim Passport ready with all of these fun SoCal inspired planner goodies. This collection features one of a kind, limited edition pieces and water color artwork to help you celebrate with your fellow llamas. Get inserts, pins, charms, stickers, notepads, washi tape and more in many planner sizes sold individually or as bundles.  

The Sticker Party 

Mark all the conference sessions and decorate your GO WILD spread with this fun deco sheet and coordinating washi tape. Lots of other fun products available featuring the SoCal conference sunset theme palette. 

K Glam Co

Plan your wild week with this fun and colorful sticker (7 page) kit.  It includes two page base kit, full boxes, date cover sheet, washi stickers, checklists and header/label sheet. All printed on smooth matte paper and cut to fit standard 1.5″ width. Some sheets are available separately and sold in a variety of sizes. Check out the shop for more details and other fun llama merch! 

ShopFINDS For Your Galentine

ShopFINDS For Your Galentine

ShopFINDS is our new ongoing series that features some of the latest and greatest products coming from our amazing shop owner community.  This month we are highlighting some finds that make great Gifts For Your Galentine!

 

Galentine Gift Guide

From left to right:

Blush Clutch with faux fur and rose gold sequins from Dae + Moo 

Charm Bracelet Band in mixed metals from The Pink Room Co. 

Valentine’s mini release washi tapes from Simply Gilded 

Valentine’s VB Pens cupid’s arrow, passion and heartbreaker (available 2.6.20) from Villa Beautifful 

Metallic Paula Essentials Tote in princess pink from Print Pression 

 

Happy Galentine’s Day! 💕

The Haul List – Books To Improve Your Hand Lettering

The Haul List – Books To Improve Your Hand Lettering

The Haul List is here! Our ongoing series that features products we are loving, find helpful or just total must-haves. Whether it’s newly released or a well-loved community favorite – be sure to check out these goodies. 

Today is National Handwriting Day! As planners, we understand the value of writing things down. But for some of us, handwriting can be a real struggle – #plannergirlproblems. So if improving your lettering is on your goals list this year or you just want to add some fun to your planner pages, we’ve got you covered.  

Here are some helpful books and guides to get you started, one stroke at a time:

 

June & Lucy 

A strong foundation to get you started on your lettering journey. This book is filled with straight forward instructions that make it easy to follow and understand the overall process of hand lettering. The basic explanations and guidance give beginners the confidence needed to get started.  

Megan Wells

Learn an artistic style to lettering with this fun and interactive approach that will transform your writing into art. It teaches five major hand lettering styles as well as demonstrates how to embellish letters, mix different styles plus add flare and decorative effects. It’s includes easy to do tutorials and sections to trace and color letters that make it interactive and easy to use. 

Maghon Taylor

Transform your handwriting from “drab to fab” with this colorful inspirational guide from the award-winning artist of All She Wrote Notes. Get her expert tips and tricks that will have you falling in love with your lettering. This fun and colorful step by step guide will keep you smiling and encouraged along the way. 

Cindy Guentert-Baldo

Learn to hand letter in your planner or journal like an expert. This book is filled with illustrations and tutorials that teach basic skills to help you create amazing pages and projects. It includes practice pages, prompts and drills that encourage you to experiment and be creative. Have fun, decorate letters and learn to mix different style that will impress your friends. (Available in March)

Nicole Miyuki Santo 

A beautiful collection of projects and lessons that teach you the beauty and joy behind modern lettering. The book emphasizes the importance of crafting letters and words into works of art that feed your soul. It features a unique approach that gives you an introduction to essential lettering skills while adding a touch of mindfulness and beauty. The book has a lay flat design with an exposed spine that is easy to use and simply gorgeous.  

Chalk Full Of Love

Learn the Chalk Full Of Love style of calligraphy and lettering with this introductory guide. The book is filled with step by step instructions, techniques behind connecting letters, and tips on how to mix and match different fonts. Take what you learned and put it to work on the included project pages. The beautiful gold spiral binding also allows the book to lay flat which makes it easier for practicing. 

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