PurpleTrail Planner

PurpleTrail (affiliate link) is a small company based in the Seattle, Washington area. It was founded in 2007 and has seen a lot of growth since it started as a custom invitation stationary business. I think that custom stationery and invitations (especially wedding-related) are still PurpleTrail's main business endeavor, but they do offer a lot of paper… Continue reading PurpleTrail Planner

2018 Ink+Volt Planner

Ink+Volt was created by Kate Matsudaira and started as the Spark Notebook, which launched with the assistance of a 2014 Kickstarter.  The Kickstarter aimed to raise $14,000 and ended up with $138,572. After receiving feedback from their community, they launched another Kickstarter in 2015 to make a planner version of the Spark Notebook. This raised $460,602. There… Continue reading 2018 Ink+Volt Planner

2018 Karen Adams Designs Agenda

Karen Adams Designs got its start in 1999 with a Stationary Show. It's an award-winning family business based in Memphis, Tennessee and focuses mainly on stationery but also creates calendars, agendas, greeting cards, invitations, art prints, menus, and more. Karen Adams got her start with a degree in apparel design from the Rhode Island School… Continue reading 2018 Karen Adams Designs Agenda

2018 FRANK Weekly Planner

Hello hello my planner people! This Sunday I'm taking us back to FRANK, a small company with a huge mission of giving back, based in New Zealand. I've reviewed their 2017 Daily Planner, but wanted to contrast it with their 2018 Weekly option. I reached out to Jason and Jess, the founders of FRANK, about… Continue reading 2018 FRANK Weekly Planner

Ashley Shelly Signature Planner 2018

Ashley Shelly is a product designer and graphic designer with a passion for paper! She started her paper product brand in 2014 with her first Budget Notebooks and then launched the Ashley Shelly Planner for the 2016 calendar year. That means we are in year three of this colorful, organized beauty! Ashley wanted to offer… Continue reading Ashley Shelly Signature Planner 2018

The Day Designer 2018 Flagship Planner

Day Designer (affiliate link) began in 2010, the brainchild of business strategist Whitney English. She was feeling overwhelmed by a busy, chaotic life and none of the planners on the market at the time were doing it for her. She thought about how helpful it would be to see and use a To Do list alongside… Continue reading The Day Designer 2018 Flagship Planner

2018 STARTplanner Fancy Pants

Okay folks--it's time to get Fancy! This week I am reviewing the 2018 STARTplanner Fancy Pants binder system. Let's begin with a dive into this company's history, mission, and growth! STARTplanner was founded in May 2015 by two friends who lived across the county from one another--Kristy in Cumming, Georgia and Jenny in Portland, Oregon.… Continue reading 2018 STARTplanner Fancy Pants

2018 Refresh Weekly Planner

Jenna Murillo is a designer and the owner of J. Lynn Designery, a small paper goods business based out of Kansas City, Kansas. She launched her first Refresh Weekly planner in 2015 for the 2016 year and assembled planners in her apartment before shipping them out to loving homes. Jenna's commitment to her planner product… Continue reading 2018 Refresh Weekly Planner

Cultivate What Matters 2018 Power Sheets

Cultivate What Matters began in 2009 with a blog post titled "How to Make Things Happen." Lara Casey had been getting a flood of questions about how she managed to "do it all" in her life, and Lara wanted to address them head-on. This blog post got the attention and admiration of hundreds of people,… Continue reading Cultivate What Matters 2018 Power Sheets