Get it together – never miss an event, a deadline or a date with these adorable diary planners, journals and calendars.
A new year comes with such hope and countless resolutions to be better. And with everything that we’ve been through, a whole new perspective of life calls for change. If we’re going to have any hope of keeping half of them, we’ve got to arm ourselves with mighty powerful journals and diary planners. Some are meant to keep you organised, while others are designed to keep you from going loco for cocoa puffs. Everyone who journals or bullets journals will testify – these diaries combined with commitment can work wonders.
Where to buy diary planners and journals
1. For the prettiest things: Rifle Paper Co
Forever trying to perfect that Pinterest-worthy life? Get a load of everything Rifle Paper Co. From planners and journals to calendars and pens, this is a stationery lover and illustration junkie’s happy place. Just look at those flowers in the brightest and prettiest hues. If they don’t put a big smile on your face, we don’t know what will!
Rifle Paper Co, available online
2. For the astrologically inclined: The Moon
Look past the tarot cards, indie book titles and knick-knacks, you’ll find that The Moon is more than just a bookstore. It’s a space for reflection and unwinding over a hot cuppa. Take a slice of The Moon home with its bullet journal which comes with a monthly and weekly spread, future log and pages to track the books you’ve read. But the highlight has to be the beautifully illustrated astrology motifs and the moon calendar, accompanied with nuggets of information on the various moon phases.
The Moon, 37 Mosque Street, Singapore 059515, and available online
3. For whimsical illustrations: Original Ordinary
If you’re big on mindfulness, the My Mindful Days diary planners will keep you company. There are poems about mindfulness, habit trackers, weekly spreads and monthly to-do lists adorned with the most gorgeous illustrations. Best news: there are no dates listed on this perennial journal so you can use it any time, any year!
Original Ordinary, available online
4. For flower addicts: Typoflora
Do we have a plant lady or flower fanatic here? Watch your goals bloom to life with Typoflora’s blush and tropical-inspired planners. All 170 pages come with illustrations, chic rose gold edging and our personal fave – an illustrated sticker sheet so you’ll never forget those important dates. If planners aren’t really your thing, beautify your desk with the foliage illustrated weekly pads and their tear-off pages.
Typoflora, available online
5. For minimalism x chic lovers: The Paper Bunny
We’re mildly obsessed with this local stationery and lifestyle brand that gives us incredible designs and custom stationery. The 2022 planner collection has six great designs in compact and regular sizes. Easy strokes, the gold foiled declaration of the year and hand-lettered quotes inside are just plain class. Regular users of The Paper Bunny’s diary planners will be glad to see thicker pages (to prevent bleed), a sweet weekly view with a dotted section for to-do lists, meal plans and activity pages.
The Paper Bunny, available online
6. For mindfulness quotes: Actspressions
This brand’s weekly planner is a treat to the eyes with soothing hand illustrations and thoughtfully curated quotes. There are even strategically-placed areas to jot down your daily tasks, notes and doodles.
Actspressions, available online
7. For personalised planners: Bynd Artisan
If you love a sleek planner of your own, Bynd Artisan’s range comes in 10 colours from bold shades to soft hues for every personality. Each also comes in a natural grain leatherette cover. Make it exclusively yours with an initial or word of your choice in a range of fonts and foil-stamping colours. Sweet!
Bynd Artisan, available online
8. For happy feels: Typo
Trust Typo to have a never-ending supply of cute things decked in glitter, unicorn prints, pop culture references, adorable cats, as well as tongue-in-cheek quotes. We bet the adorable planners will have you drooling. They’ve got it all – weekly layout, a pretty hardcover, a bucket list, ‘challenge yourself’ questions, notes sections and more.
Typo, multiple locations including City Square Mall and Parkway Parade, and available online
9. For dreaming big: Kikki.k
It’s mighty hard to pick just one from this Aussie brand. If you’re looking for a gift 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 and workbook that’s meant to encourage you to dream without limitations, and it’s our bedside table must-have. As for 2022 planners, stay tuned for minimalist designs!
Kikki.k’s Dream Life, #01-K32, VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, Singapore 98585, and available online
10. For sanity’s sake: The Positive Planner and Bullet Diary
Get rid of all things toxic in 2022 and surround yourself with positive vibrations. Designed by UK-based mums Ali and Finn, The Positive Planner and The Positive Bullet Diary will be your light at the end of a long day. The planner has it all – from a mood tracker to affirmations – 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 can help improve your mental health.
The Positive Planner and Bullet Diary, available online
Which diary planner are you gonna arm yourself with to tackle 2022?