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9 Pretty Planners & Journals To Keep You Motivated

January 3, 2017 in Blogging, Wellness - 16 Comments

Happy 2017  loves!

The start of a new year spells many opportunities to begin again with a clean slate. I am sure that you,  just like me, are feeling hopeful and determined to carry out your New Year’s resolutions. And for me, the best part of the New Year is rushing to the store to find that perfect planner to help me keep on track with my New Year’s goals.

If you are looking to organize your life and are ready to show 2017 who’s boss, here are nine of my favorite pretty planners and journals to keep you motivated this year.

Along Came Katrina Best Planners 2017

Large Planners

Ban.Do 12-Month Planner – Lady Of Leisure – $20.00

For all my wild hearts out there has a large selection of quirky and fun agendas and planners to match your fun personality. I am currently using the one above and I love hand drawn designs incorporated into each page. This planner also includes a page of cute stickers from donuts to swans, secret codes on certain pages and a decoder to decipher what they say.

Rifle Paper Co. Graceful Garden Planner – $34.00

I am a huge fan of anything Rifle Paper as their designs are always so elegant. I cam across this one at Anthropologie and just fell in love with the floral design.

Erin Condren Custom Life Planner – $55.00

If you prefer to customize your planner, the Erin Condren Custom Life Planner is perfect for you. There are over 80+ page covers to choose from alone. You can monogram your planner as well as choose the layout of its contents, (daily, weekly, monthly, list view etc.). The list goes on with this one and with so many options to choose from, your planner will be one of a kind.

Agenda Size

Rifle Paper Co. Midnight 12-Month Agenda – $30.00

What I love most about agendas is their perfect size to stick them in my purse.  This Rifle Paper agenda is romantic in its looks and I love the built-in flap to store notes.

Typo by Cotton On A5 Weekly Buffalo Diary – $16.99

Typo by Cotton On has a wide range of unisex affordable journals, notebooks and planners. A friend of my recently gave me this Slay 2017 Journal for Christmas. I most fond of the smooth hard cover and the clean minimalist layout.

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful Weekly Planner- $14.99

I stumbled upon this planner at one of my favorite boutiques, Francesca’s. If its colorful nature doesn’t brighten up your day, the  positive affirmations found inside sure will.

Guided Journals

Happiness Planner – $30.00

Life is too short to live unhappy! When I came across this guided journal at paper source, it immediately put a smile on my face. If you looking to live a happier life, the activated and goals listed in this planner with surely help.

52 Lists For Happiness Journal – $16.95

Similar to the Happiness Planner above, this one focuses more on you listing the things and memories that bring you joy and gratitude. Compact and elegant in design, I recently gave this to a friend for Christmas.

Eat Pretty, Live Well: A Guided Journal For Nourishing Beauty, Inside And Out – $16.95

If you are looking to nourish your body and mind, this journal includes a variety of self-reflection activities that tie together beauty and nutrition.

What are some of your favorite planners? How are you keeping on track with your goals this year? Keep me inspired below!

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  • William Cato January 3, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Hey Katrina, nice post. The planners are exceptional. My favorite one was the Rifle Paper midnight planner.

    • Katrina January 3, 2017 at 6:22 pm

      Thanks so much for reading William! Oh yes, Rifle Paper always has beautiful covers! You mentioned you were OCD about them and I am much the same – I have a habit of purchasing and using new planners before I finish the one I am actually using!

  • Jasmin N January 4, 2017 at 6:19 am

    Oh, I should definitely look more into these! I’ve ordered from Personal Planner every year. It’s so good, you can design it yourself but this year I’ve been thinking something a little bit more different haha 🙂

    ♥ Jasmin N
    Little Things With Jassy

    • Katrina January 5, 2017 at 1:00 pm

      Hi Jasmin!
      I have never heard of Personal Planner so I definitely will have to check them out 🙂

  • Kintan January 4, 2017 at 6:44 am

    Awww….these are really fantastic and beautiful. With this kind of journal is really help to organized our New Year Plas and Resolution. Btw, I need to buy a new one too. 🙂 My favorite is the riffle with batik flower motive. Happy New Year to you dear. <3

    Kintan XO,

  • Anastasia Nicole January 4, 2017 at 7:54 am

    I love a good planner and the ones you picked are perfect. I’m a huge fan of the Happiness Planner to keep you focused on not just business but overall life goals as well.
    xx A

    • Katrina January 5, 2017 at 1:01 pm

      Hi Anastasia!

      Oh yes, the Happiness Planner is one of my favs – it’s so cute and even before purchasing it, just checking out the contents already made me more mindful of the little things to appreciate. Happy New Year!

  • Nora January 4, 2017 at 8:47 am

    Nice post about beautiful planners! I used to use those a lot but nowadays I’ve gone digital and I’m doing lists and calendar to my phone or mac, it’s very handy that they synchronize all my notes and I can read them with either – they’re always with me even if I have no bag with me! 🙂

  • Tabitha Rice January 4, 2017 at 2:10 pm

    Great roundup! I really love Erin Condren planners. They are always so personalizable. I recently bought a Create 365 planner and love it. It’s similar to the Erin Condren, but cheaper price wise.

  • verushka January 5, 2017 at 6:47 am

    All of these are so beautiful. Reminds me I need to get one.Happy 2017

  • Ruxandra January 5, 2017 at 10:22 am

    how pretty are those!? 2017 is already looking bright! Happy New Year ❤

    • Katrina January 5, 2017 at 12:59 pm

      Right?!? Happy New Year to you as well 🙂

  • Sarah Prince January 5, 2017 at 12:43 pm

    I really need to find a cute planner I can fit right in my purse. Printing out sheets into a three-ring binder … I’m just not loving that anymore. These are gorgeous!

    • Katrina January 5, 2017 at 12:58 pm

      Hi Sarah!
      I am so planner obsessed but yes my ideal is one I can always carry with me preferably in my purse 🙂 Oh I tried printables once and soon realized it was definitely not for me!

  • Chris January 6, 2017 at 1:06 am

    These seem like nice gifts for my wife. I am more of the digital kind of note keeping 🙂

  • C. Poly (@CPoly69) January 10, 2017 at 11:27 am

    I didn’t realize just how much I need a guided journal until reading this post. I love the ‘Eat Pretty, Live Well’ one.

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