PurpleTrail Planner

PurpleTrailย (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 (especiallyย wedding-related) are still PurpleTrail's main business endeavor, but they do offer a lot of paper… Continue reading PurpleTrail 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

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 Designerย (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 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

Recollections Planner from Michaels

Recollections is a planner line by Michaels and includes a number of different styles, layouts, and binding options. This spiral coil-bound planner is their newest stylistic release and comes in 18 month and 12 month options--or at least, it has in the past. ย The 2017-2018 line is the Recollections Spiral planner's second year, and they've… Continue reading Recollections Planner from Michaels

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)

Alina & STARTplanner (Daily Hustle)

My friend and colleague Alina is a busy mom and just passed her Masters defense! Woo! When I gave her this planner in early 2017, though, we were both still in graduate school and struggling to manage our time and work. I had purchased the 2017 STARTplanner for myself but found the content overwhelming for… Continue reading Alina & STARTplanner (Daily Hustle)

Purposeful Planner (Weekly CoCo Luxe Leatherette) by Corie Clark

The Purposeful Planner has been around for a few years, but Corie Clark's blog/website has existed on the Interwebs since 2013. Corie Clark outlines her struggle to create a purposeful life, describing her process as tugging on a rope for more more more. In 2013, she attended the Hillsong Colour Conference and learned that she… Continue reading Purposeful Planner (Weekly CoCo Luxe Leatherette) by Corie Clark

Kim and Kate Spade

My sister-in-law Kim had a busy career in HR, where she had a million emails a day to respond to, employees to look after, and a demanding workday. Recently, she told me that she was thinking of resigning from her job and trying to forge a new career in consulting. In late July she took… Continue reading Kim and Kate Spade