What Planners I use and Why? Planner Girls Collective!

The Planner Girls Collective is back! If you haven’t hear of us before then I will brefily explain: We are a bunch of planner/stationery bloggers who get together every other Monday and bring you a planner/stationery based topic that we all blog about. Its a great way to see how we each interperate the topic, this week we are showing you what planners we use and why we use them!

I’ve had a change around this week as my bujo, although I love it and have been very content using it, just isnt fitting my needs anymore. I needed a planner that I can carry around with me that has an hourly layout where I can book appointments in.

My Hobonichi Cousins has the perfect layout and although I’ve been using it as an art journal I have no issues converting its use to a planner again. In the front section I have my financial tracker which is something I’ve been wanting to track for a while now. Iuse the monthly section to pre plan everything and the weekly to block out my appointments and filming/blogging time. I’m really going to enjoy having the daily sections too and plan to use them as a functional page but to also record days out/events too.

 

I haven’t abandoned my Scribbles That Matter bullet journal totally, I’m still ujsing it for my trackes and collections. It’s still in my custom UglyDori and Ithink i’ll still decorate a monthly title page jst so that I can see its progression through the year and have some kind of a date stamp throughout the book.

And finally, my Hobonichi A6, i love this size and had planned on using this as my on the go planner but it has no weekly layout and my brain needs to see a week at a glance to even begin to function for appointments and schedules. I’m using this little guy (in a custom UglyDori cover) as a bit of everything… I plan on filling it in with something i’m grateful for that day or a quote that sums up my day. If I find that I dont use it every day i’ll add a post it note with a quote and go back and make it fancy when I have the chance!

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So there we have it, I’m a fickle mare and have already chanced my mind a million times this year and its only February… I’m not even mentioning the B6 Traveler’s Notebook that I had made for me this week and have not even gotten past the setting up stage or the Bullet Journal that is sat on my desk with only a few pages filled in.. hey ho a girl’s allowed to change her mind right?

Don’t forget to go ahead and check out the other ladies taking part in today’s blog hop:

Alyson
Kerry

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4 thoughts on “What Planners I use and Why? Planner Girls Collective!

  1. I’ve fallen behind with my bujo but hoping to reignite it later on today. I think I need to do weekly spreads till end of March. Doing the spread each weekend doesn’t seem to work for me any more. Love your travellers planners.

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    1. Aww thank you. Yes i think its the not having the space to pre plan that wasn’t working for me. I do miss the creatiity of having the hand drawn layouts but I was never as creative as others anyway 🙂 x

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