UPDATE: Our 2019 best planners list is live. Check it out here.
It’s that time of year again! It’s time to shop for a planner for the new year. Personally, I love this time of year and I really enjoy the process of planning out my goals and dreams. Here are our top planner picks to make 2018 your best year yet!
This list was created by asking our readers in the Classy Career Girl Network and further narrowed down by our CCG Team. Thanks to everyone who contributed and let us know in the comments which planner you are going to use!
Erin Condren Life Planner is the best-selling coiled book with a completely customizable look! You can build your planner just the way you want it and find a style that fits you perfectly. You have the option to choose between weekly planning layouts, embrace a color scheme, customize your cover & coil; there are just so many ways to plan your days!The Simplified Planner by Emily Ley is a beautiful, joyful agenda for busy women in all seasons of life. Designed minimally on purpose, its open pages serve as a fresh start every day. The daily edition covers 12 months (with one day per page and shared weekend pages) and features luxurious Mohawk Via paper and a gold wire-o binding. As an added perk, when you purchase your Simplified Planner, you’ll also receive monthly “planning tips” from Emily Ley via email.
Day Designer’s daily planner is a simple and easy system created to help women find balance, focus, and increase productivity. Their 2018 daily planner is available in their best-selling Palm design. Whether you’re a working professional, full-time mom, or a diligent student, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and pulled in a million directions. So, you can make every day into a little vacation with this 2018 daily planner.
May Design’s large size agenda is super fun! I love the blush accents and it covers January 2018 through December 2018! You have the freedom to customize your book with your favorite pattern and even your monogram. All May Books come with soft canvas covers and are individually stitched down the spine for an eco-friendly binding solution. The large May Book is 7.5″x9.75″ and comes with 96 pages.
The Happy Planner is filled with creative and inspirational artwork to help make YOU a happy planner! It is an expandable, disc-bound planner system that combines your love for creativity with your need for organization. Plan a happy life in 2018 with The Happy Planner.
Rifle Paper Co.’s classic planner features gold-covered spiral binding, elastic closure, a pocket folder with ruler and metallic gold accents throughout. It’s perfect for carrying around at just 6.75×8.25in. Each design features sections for weekly and monthly plans, yearly overviews, holidays, special occasions, notes, important contacts, a pocket folder, and inspirational quotes throughout.
The Black Garden Floral Planner from Paper Source is a spiral-bound agenda that includes monthly and weekly spreads that help you manage your busy schedule. Each day on the weekly grids has a lined section with ample room for appointments, meetings, events, assignments, commitments, and more. The cover is a beautiful hand-drawn floral featuring hints of gold foil throughout that really pops on the black background.
Kate Spade’s beautiful Dahlia Large Agenda will make your day a little more colorful with the bold floral design. It is complete with monthly and weekly spreads, gold foil stickers, a pocket, and laminated dividers. It’s fit to plan everything from your everyday appointments to the happiest of occasions…and will catch an eye (or two) in the process.
Ban.do agenda is not just your average planner. It’s also an art gallery, a cheerleader, a top secret document, a personal assistant, and a best friend. My fave is this “I am very busy” large agenda. It has yearly, monthly, and weekly views, tons of notes pages, color-coded tabs, stickers (a lot), cool art from our cool friends, weekend to-dos, compliments, a neat poster, and just so much more.
The Lilly Pulitzer Large Agenda comes in SO many bright and beautiful prints. You can keep your social schedule in order (and in style) with your new planner. You can pick either a gold elastic band closure or a spiral-bound book. They also feature a reinforced printed front pocket and tabs, two pages of stickers inspired by custom Lilly artwork, writing in the monthly reference view, a yearly goals page, and new graphics. This hardcover planner is durable and will safeguard your plans all year long.
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