A Touch of Pretty

Although I'm an incredibly messy person, I'm sort of an organization junkie. With school coming up, work, blogging, and writing for the wonderful Austere Magazine, I'm going to need somewhere to write down everything I need to get done. I've been looking everywhere for a cute and inexpensive planner for the upcoming school year but it seems almost impossible to find one that has both qualities. So while browsing Target, I found one in a color that I really like for around $5 and figured I would jazz it up a little. And since I like pretty things, that's exactly what I did. I think I'll go back and add a few more personal touches but I feel like what I have so far is pretty enjoyable. The supplies you need are shown below.

{If your planner comes with a plastic divider, cut diagonally on each hole to separate it from the metal binding. Remove the divider and place it on the current week so you can easily open it to the dates you need.}

{Evenly tape off sections in the design you want and paint. You might need to do several coats. I painted the black metal spine of the planner too. Peel off the tape when it's dry and finish off with a coat of clear spray paint or if you're patient enough, clear nail polish.}


  1. love it! i always use a planner for the school year otherwise i forget assignments left and right ;)
    ~niki <3

  2. Nice! I love planners! I hate scratching things out though, so my only solution seems to be getting a new one...ridiculous, I KNOW!


  3. You should find some cute, non transparent tape and to put over what you scratched out and write the correction on top of the tape!

  4. I LOVE that you made this planner your own unique organization guide! So cute!


  5. Very Cute personalised planner!!

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    Much love,


  6. wow you are so cute!

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  7. I love adding touches of personality to otherwise mundane objects!

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