2018 Write Your Own Adventure Planner by Emma Kate Co.

This absolutely gorge planner comes from Emma Kate Co., a Melbourne-based petite design studio pioneered by Emma Kate herself. Emma Kate designs and creates cards, banner art, gift tags, art prints, and more. Her brand is a mix of stationery and lifestyle products and, as it says on the website: Simply put, we’re in the… Continue reading 2018 Write Your Own Adventure Planner by Emma Kate Co.

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

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

2017-2018 Get To Work Book

The Get To Work Book (GTWB for short) is a sturdy, simple planner that I have been eyeing for a while and hoping to review. I reached out to Elise Blaha Cripe (the creator of the Get To Work Book) and she kindly sent me one of her 2017-2018 midyear planners to review. Elise lives… Continue reading 2017-2018 Get To Work Book

Fringe Studio Planner

Fringe Studio is a bit mysterious. They are located in Irvine, CA (website says Irvine, product says Culver City, CA) but operate in wholesale distribution to other vendors. I've seen their products in many places, from Smithsonian's gift shops to Amazon and Nordstrom. Fringe Studio is not specifically a planner company, but make gifts and… Continue reading Fringe Studio Planner

Shinola Runwell Planner

Shinola has often been heralded as the American Moleskine--high-quality journals and planners made for an on-the-go lifestyle. Affordable luxury, really. Shinola isn't only a journal company, it is primarily divided into three manufacturing areas: a watch factory, a bicycle workshop, and a leather workshop. Shinola makes high-quality, luxury products with an eye on revolutionizing American… Continue reading Shinola Runwell Planner

Day Designer for Blue Sky (Daily)

The Day Designer is often heralded as the flagship daily planner. In 2010, Whitney English wasn't seeing the planner she wanted to use on the market, so she created her own. The Day Designer page on Blue Sky's website has a message from Whitney: I created Day Designer in response to my own desire for… Continue reading Day Designer for Blue Sky (Daily)

XO Daily Planner

The XO Planner is a daily planner with a highly structured layout. It has intentional spaces for keeping track of multiple areas of your life. Nina Truong launched XO Planners in 2015 to accommodate more than just the 9-5. She wanted her planner to help her look after more than just her work life. On… Continue reading XO Daily Planner