Decorating My Planner

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Towards the end of 2015, I scrambled to find a planner for 2016. I looked online and in local bookstores to no avail. The planners I found were too expensive and did not fit my personal taste. Finally, I visited the dollar section of Target and found planners for $3! I quickly purchased one.

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Although my planner had a nice, simple design, I decided to decorate it with glitter paper, stickers, arrow shaped paper clips, and gold foil.

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I created 2 rectangles using the glitter paper and glued them to the front and back of my planner. I cut the number ‘2016’ from the glitter paper so that the black portion could still show through. I eventually covered the black portion in gold foil.

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From there I attached a pink envelope to the inside of the back cover. I plan on putting notes, receipts and other important pieces of paper in there. Inside of my planner, I wrote down plans and denoted them with stickers and sticky notes.

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Don’t be afraid to do what I did! Buy an inexpensive planner and embellish it with scrapbook paper and stickers. Turn it into your dream planner!

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Take 15 minutes today to read, write down, and meditate on this scripture: “Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.” – Proverbs 19:21


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