Get it together – never miss a thing, a deadline or a date, with these adorable planners, journals and calendars
Oh, January! It comes with such hope and countless resolutions to be better. If we’re going to have any hope of keeping half of them, we’ve got to arm ourselves with these delicious and mightly powerful journals and planners. Some are meant to keep you organised, while others are designed to keep you from going loco for cocoa puffs. Everyone who journals/bullets journals will testify – these diaries combined with commitment can work wonders.
For the prettiest things: Rifle Paper Co
Forever trying to perfect that Pinterest worthy life? Get a load of everything Rifle Paper Co (picture above). From planners, journals, calendars and pens, this is a stationery lover/ illustration junkie’s happy place. Just look at those flowers in the brightest and prettiest hues and if they don’t put a big smile on your face, we don’t know what will!
Rifle Paper Co, available online
For happy feels: Typo
Trust Typo to have a never-ending supply of cute things decked glitter, unicorn prints, pop culture references, adorable cats and doggos as well as tongue-in-cheek quotes. Potterheads that we are, we’ve set our hearts on the “I solemnly swear I’m up to no good” inspired by The Marauder’s Map from the Harry Potter series. If the HP reference makes no sense to you, we bet the adorable and ultimate planners will have you drooling. It’s got it all – weekly layout, a pretty hard cover, a bucket list, challenge yourself questions, notes sections and more.
Typo’s Harry Potter I solemnly swear diary… and 2019 Ultimate Planner, available online and in stores
For minimalism x chic lovers: The Paper Bunny
Okay, we’re mildly obsessed with this local stationery and lifestyle brand that gives us incredible designs and custom stationery. The 2019 planner collection is tiny with just five great designs that can be customised with a patch of your choice. For those of us forever marvelling at the stars, pick the planner with the illustrated cosmos cover. Easy strokes, the gold foiled declaration of the year and the hand-lettered quotes inside are just plain delicious.
The Paper Bunny’s Planner, available online
For intentionally altering your life: Change Planner
We couldn’t stress more about the need to create a personal ritual. Solonia Teodros, one half of The Change School (Grace Clapham is the other) even walked us five small steps. If you’ve committed to putting yourself together this year, The Change School’s very first Change Planner is now available on Amazon. Gee and it’s packed with features to help you build better habits, set achievable goals, do happy things and more.
The Change School’s Change Planner, available on Amazon
For dreaming big: Kikki.k
It’s mighty hard to pick just one from this popular Aussie brand. If you read our piece on gifts for bibliophiles, you’ll find Your Dream Life Starts Here by Kristina Karlsson up high on our recco. It’s a hybrid self-help book slash journal + workbook that’s meant to encourage you to dream without limitations and bedside table must-have. We’re also eyeing a grey leather zip planner with rose gold polka foil dots (on discount right now).
Kikki.k’s Dream Life and So Lovely leather zip planner, available online and in stores
For sanity’s sake: The Positive Planner and Bullet Diary
Get rid of all things toxic in 2019 and surround yourself with positive vibrations. Designed by UK-based mums Ali and Finn, The Positive Planner and The Positive Bullet Diary will be the light at the end of a long day. The planner has it all – from a mood tracker to a meal prep section – to organise your day like a pro. As for the bullet diary, it’s an inspiring place to aid efficiency, creativity and happiness. Most importantly, both these books are bound to help improve your mental health.
The Positive Planner and Bullet Diary, available online
For calendar hunters: Naiise
We’ll say it – these guys don’t disappoint. If you’re into journaling, pop by the Naiise stores to get your hands on funky Workman Calendars. Take the cheeky Namaste, Bitches that blends yoga-like wisdom with a talk-to-the-hand attitude. In its funny way, it’s meant to help you exhale the bullsh*t. For those of us who get bored rather easily, the It’s Different Every Day calendar has a new page a day. That’s 365 days of random info, a funny joke, a hilarious comic and the likes. And there’s a lot more from where these came from…
Naiise’s Workman Calendars, available in store
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