The Perfect Planner

For those long time readers of my blog, you may recall a blog I wrote this time last year about Personal planners. (click here to read my post)

For the first time ever I had a planner that I used for the whole year. I didn’t lose it, I didn’t forget to write things in it, and it was fantastic for jotting down blog ideas in.

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Last Years Design

So when it came around to this year, it was obvious where I would be heading to get my new planner. Personal planners have even more to offer this time around than last. More options and extras, and believe me, I love a good extra!

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Planner Extras

Whilst I could have chosen any one of a number of preset front covers, I knew exactly what picture I wanted to have on mine.

Taken during a charity calendar photo shoot, I fell in love with an image the amazing Peter at Beck photographic had taken. Pure Hollywood glamour,  I knew it would make the perfect looking planner for me.

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Hollywood Glamour

I opted to stick to a grey and black theme, with a hint of pale blue on the inside pages. Opting for grey accessories including the elastic closure and ruler,  I kept it very simple and classic.

In the back of the planner there is a section where you can choose the pages you want. I opted for a few differences this year; I still chose a lot of lined pages, but added maps and a full year review.

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Where in the World?

My plan with the maps are to record everywhere I have travelled and places that are still on my bucket list.

I made all my choices, uploaded my photographs and added it to my basket. Popping a turquoise erasable gel pen onto my order. I clicked and paid.

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Neutral Shades

I just needed to be patient and wait for its arrival.

A week later a green padded envelope landed on my doorstep. It was Here!!

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Package of Awesomeness!

Opening the package I was as delighted as when I opened my previous order. The design looked great and the print was outstanding.

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Feeling like A Movie Star

The classy front cover really blew me away, the quality really was so fine. I was so glad that I had opted to stick with neutral accessories and attachments.

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Vintage Style

The pen was a fabulous purchase too! I genuinely didn’t know you could get erasable gel pens, but this one has been a god-send. I immediately started using the planner and wrote some blog post dates and ideas in the back, then realised I had messed the dates up. Two seconds later and they were erased!

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The Finished Article

I really am over the moon with my planner again, and it is already filling up with events and functions. If you are looking for a customisable planner, you really need to get yourself to Personal Planners!

Leave a comment

  • I absolutely love this, I really had no idea you could do a planner like this. You look so gorgeous in the picture on your cover, what a wonderful photo x

    • They are so amazingly customisable! I am in love with it, and thank you! It was a great photo shoot x

  • Beautyqueenuk

    Oh I love this and I adore your cover photo, you look just absolutely stunning x

    • Thank you so much! I couldn’t resist using that photo x

  • Hannah Latoya Bond

    I love the cover photo. I’ve never used a personal planner, they look really good though x

    • Thank you Hannah, I have a brain like a sieve so have to write everything down! x

  • Jo Wiggins

    Wow, that’s probably the best planner I’ve seen to date. You look gorgeous x

    • Thank you Jo! And it really is a great planner, I don’t know what I would do without it x

  • Wow I love this its so cool you look dam amazing hun.

  • Loving the look of this, it looks fabulous. I have a big family planner for us all but I really need one for me and my work. X

    • I have a family one too, but I need this just to keep up with my blogging! x

  • Jodie Whitham

    So many planners from choose for! I think I’d struggle with more options if I personalised it too haha. I think you feel better with an organiser (well I do). I tend not to forget things and give myself the illusion of having it together! X

    • Exactly!! My life would disintegrate if I didn’t have things written down xx

  • That is literally the most beautiful planner I have ever seen in my life. That is such a pretty photo of you xx

    • Thank you Ana, it is a pretty cool picture, I just had to use it xx

  • Deborah Nicholas

    aww i love it! I have so many planners its unreal and i love stickers to plaster all over them – i swear i will never grow up that much! lol

    • Stickers!!! YES!!! I am in the middle of adding them all over the planner lol x

  • I love this Tan and how stunning is that picture. I almost ordered one for this year but went with the stigu planner but i keep going on the PP website and designing my own x

    • Thank you Steph, I haven’t tried a stigu planner yet, but I love the fact you design all this yourself. I will be checking Stigu out though x

  • What a great planner, I love the beautiful cover! 🙂

  • Hayley

    I have a Personal Planner too and I love mine! If it’s not written down in there, then I forget about it haha

  • There are so many great planners out there. I love how this one is personalised.

  • The planner looks lovely and that photo is stunning. I need some of those erasable pens as I’m always making mistakes x

    • I am in love with the pens especially! They have been amazing and so good for when date changes and plans get altered! x

  • What a fab planner – I have to admit I do use a planner a lot, but I seem to use different ones for different things x

  • The picture of you is beautiful and definitely has a Hollywood look to it. Thanks to secret santa I got a lovely little planner or else I think I would go for something similar to yours x

    • Thank you Jade, it is my favourite photo so I had to use it! x

  • Ahh I have one of these and love it so much! They’re so good for creating a unique diary, and well worth the money as I use it every day.

  • Savi and Vid

    That’s such a cool idea – you DO look like a movie star. Love the planner 🙂

  • fashion-mommy

    That photograph is stunning! You look just like a Hollywood star from the 1940s. I love this.

    • Thank you so much, it is a favourite picture of mine so I had to use it! x

  • Hungry_Healthy_Happy

    I am hoping that this is the year that I actually use my planner and diary for the whole year. I need to be more organised.

  • Harriet @ Toby&Roo

    Oh my goodness that looks awesome, I love how out fashioned that photo looks 😉

  • This is such a gorgeous planner and the pictures came out so well. I am loving that you included the map, that’s really awesome

    • Thank you Anosa! I am impressed by the quality of the print too x

  • You look lovely in these photos! I hope I stick to using my planners this year! xo

  • Teresa Bowen

    Erasable gel pens are a wonderful invention. I use them all the time for sewing. I draw guidelines on fabric and when finished a bit of heat makes the gel disappear.

  • francesca

    Awesome!!! I love personalised planners!! Your design looks amazing I love the B&W theme!

    • Thank you Francesca, I decided to keep it simple and classy xx

  • Baby Isabella

    Aww love the idea of a personal planner! My mummy would get my picture on it!

    • I think that sounds like a fabulous idea Baby Isabella xx

  • Melanie Edjourian

    What a fantastic idea for a planner. I really love that it is personalised like that and your picture is gorgeous.

  • oh I keep saying I need a blogging planner so I need to get one of these for sure love the personalisation of it

  • I adore that Hollywood Glamour photo. So pretty.

  • Nikee Rayner

    LOVE this! I’ll be buying mine on payday!

  • Oh wow this is so cool! Love the picture you chose for the cover 🙂 I am never happy with the store bought planners so being able to customise my own would be amazing!

    • They are so easy to do, and you can have any kind of front cover you want. There are loads of pre-programmed options to choose from if you didn’t want a picture x

  • Ooh this looks great!
    I love a diary and it’s great that this one in personalised 🙂

    Dani x

  • Charlotte

    I love personal planners! I didn’t buy one this year and now I realise how much I miss it!

    • Its never too late! I think you can start these at whatever month you choose! x

  • What a wonderful idea. I’ve never used a personal planner, but I really think this could work well for me