The Planner Book: Stylish Projects to Creatively Organize and Commemorate the Day to Day

The Planner Book: Stylish Projects to Creatively Organize and Commemorate the Day to Day

by Jean Sagendorph, Dawn DeVries Sokol


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Creatively organize your life!

The Planner Book will help you design, create, an embellish the perfect planner.

Forget about boring calendars and ancient date books. Nowadays planners are gorgeous, colorful works of art—one part organization, one part art journal, and two parts keepsake. Loaded with projects, how-tos, tips, and tricks The Planner Book has all the information you need to tap into your creativity, take control of your to-do list, and craft a custom planner.

Featuring color photos and interviews from more than 20 creators, the book is full of ideas to spark your creativity and keep you organized. With 24 projects, from simple tricks like making your own washi tape to more ambitious projects like crafting a custom planner, you’ll soon have the best looking to-do list around. Whether you’re juggling a hectic work schedule, keeping track of a busy family, or trying to balance your class schedule, getting organized has never been this fun or this cute!

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250176851
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

JEAN SAGENDORPH is a twenty-year veteran of the entertainment industry. At United Media she managed the firm’s publishing, interactive, film, and music interests and her clients included Food Network, Peanuts, Dilbert, Fancy Nancy, Raggedy Ann & Andy, Rainbow Brite, hoops & yoyo, Dirty Dancing, Iron Chef, Iron Chef America, History Channel, Deadliest Catch, Ice Road Truckers, The Elf on the Shelf, and more. Jean capitalized on her expertise within the publishing and entertainment industries when she launched Mansion Street Literary Management, a boutique literary agency.

Jean is the author of Starry Night, Hold Me Tight (RunningPress) and co-author of Icebox Cakes (Chronicle Books). Jean has also been known to paint and create mixed media pieces; her work is sold through Cake Gallery in Bennington, VT.

DAWN DEVRIES SOKOL is the author and designer of numerous books on doodling and art journaling, including Doodle Zen (Abrams, 2016), A World of Artist Journal Pages (Abrams, 2015), Year of the Doodle (Abrams, 2015), The Doodle Circle (Abrams, 2013), and Art Doodle Love (Abrams, 2013). She has also illustrated and written a series of board books (Pet Palooza™, GibbsSmith) for children.

Sokol teaches her methods and techniques through her blog and other online venues. Her artwork has been shown in galleries from Tempe, AZ, to Tokyo, Japan. She has been published in numerous mixed-media magazines and art books. In her Tempe studio—a mess of inks, paints, papers, and journals—she creates in hopes of inspiring others to find their creative voice.

Table of Contents


Address Book (Fancy and Modern)
Make Your Own Washi Tape
Designing with Washi Tape
Pearl Eraser Rubberstamps
Personalized Paperclips
Recycled art—Using Found Materials
Decoupage a Binder

Make Your Own Planner:
Leather Midori
Old Book Midori
Leather Three Hole Punch
Hot Glue Binding

Make Your Own Stickers
Ribbon Bookmarks with Embellishments
To Do List (Fancy and Modern)
Storage Envelope
Staying Organized
Sculpted Bookmark
Make Your Notes Stand Out
DIY Note Pad Flags
Decorative Tassel
Leather Topped Binder Clips
Bullet Journaling
Personalizing Your BuJo
BuJo Reward System

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