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My week #1

Is it bad that I was actually excited to post my first weekly set of pages on the blog? Probably, but I don’t care. You’ve already seen the basic decorating I did a few weeks back but here’s the completed week, with a list of products used. Due to how my Grandluxe is laid out I get a month to view as a monthly divider with an expenses page on the back so the first week of the year is split in two. I would prefer everything all together so I can see my whole week at a  ...

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Setting up my planner to keep track of my resolutions

So I showed you last week what my goals were for 2014 and thought next I’d show you how some of that fits into my planning. Firstly, I wanted to make a goal/task sheet for my planner, as it didn’t come with notes pages, and I wanted something sturdy, like cardboard. I gave myself the challenge of designing one in Silhouette and then cutting it using some thick ivory card I have for cardmaking. I’m pretty happy with the result – it fit first time! It wasn’t all  ...

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December planning buys

I’m fairly certain that for every Christmas present I’ve bought, I’ve bought myself a treat too. I’ve been pretty frugal though, and found some pretty nice bargains on eBay so I’m not feeling too guilty! I just wanted some extra bits to finish my planning and had tried to buy the washi tapes before but things get messy on eBay so I gave up. I found these again on eBay for less than £3 with free shipping. The tapes themselves are small but I wasn’t  ...

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Decorating 2014!

As you’ve no doubt noticed, I’m quite excited to get my planner up and running in 2014. So much so that I’ve started decorating it already in preparation. I have an idea of how I’m going to use the planner, system-wise, but I know it will evolve over time as this will be the first time I’ve really combined all aspects of my life into one planner. I have some colour coding set up but I’ll go into more detail with that after I’ve started using it. For  ...

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