Thursday, August 23, 2012

My Homemade Blog Planner

Hi there! I wanted to share my homemade blog planner with you today.

First, before I get started, I wanted to let you know that I am today's featured blog over at
Thank you Kelsey for picking me as your blog of the week! I appreciate it so much.
Okay, now onto my blog planner.
I needed some kind of organizer to help me plan out my creations for my blog.
I found this wonderful free weekly blog printable from Oh the lovely things blog.
I printed it out on 65lb white card stock.
It prints on the top half of your paper so I cut it to a 8x6 size. I printed about 20 pages for my planner (front and back).
 For my front covers, I used chipboard and cut those at 8 1/4 by 6 1/4. You can use cereal boxes as your chipboard. They work just as well too.
For the paper collection, I used the October Afternoon 9 to 5 Collection Kit.
The 9 to 5 collection showcases the daily adventures of office life and was a fun kit to use for my planner. You can find this collection at or
I covered the front and back chipboard covers with paper and then started layering paper and stickers to the front cover.
I fussy cut the woman from one of the sheets of paper.I added a row of buttons for a pop of color and texture.
I punched two holes and am using book rings as my binder. I added some fun "office" elements to my top book ring.
This was so much fun to make and I can't wait to start planning out my creations for my blog.
Here is a look at the inside.
You can see the planner more up close and personal in the YouTube video below.
 I am linking to the following blog parties:
Thank you so much for looking!


  1. This is so cute!! I bought some chipboard a while ago and wasn't sure what I would use it for! A blog planner sounds like a fantastic idea! :)

    Thanks for the shout out, and I'm so happy to have you as my first featured blog for the weekly hop!


  2. wow! I totally want one of these! Such a good idea! How many blogs (on average) do you plan for in advance?

  3. I love your planner congats on your feature too xx

  4. Very cute! I need to be this organized :P

  5. Looks great! Thanks for sharing at the All Star Block Party.



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