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The 8 Best Paper Planners to Keep Your Schedule and Lists!

Keeping and using a paper planner can increase your productivity. Check out these options for paper planners to find one that fits your lifestyle.

Although many of us keep track of appointments and dates in our phones, there’s nothing like a good old fashioned paper planner. Whether you’re looking to keep on top of your family’s schedule, set more goals, or simply remember your next dentist appointment – there’s a something for you. We’ve gathered eight of our favorites that will keep you organized and ready to tackle each week!

1. Weekly and Monthly Floral Planner, Amazon $7.19

weekly planner

calendar planner

This beautiful planner has both monthly and weekly spreads for all your planning needs. The monthly sections contain an overview of the month, a notes section, inspirational quotes, and fun holidays such as National Donut Day! The weekly pages include space to write your daily schedule as well as a to-do list.

2. The Simple Elephant Planner, Amazon $19.99

elephant planner

mindmap and vision board

The Simple Elephant planner focuses not only on organization but also on goals, affirmations, and gratitude. The creators of The Simple Elephant Planner say it will “renew your commitment, feel inspired, and live happier every calendar day, month, and year.”

3. Holographic Planner, Paper Source $16.48 (on sale)

spiral planner

paper planners

Who says planners have to be serious or boring? The Holographic is whimsical and fun, to help make those boring appointments and schedules a little more appealing. It includes yearly, monthly, and weekly views, fun festive stickers, two pockets for notes and important documents, important holidays, and beautiful inspiration pages.

4. Everything is Possible Brit + Co Planner, Target $14.99


blank planner page

This Brit+Co planner comes with monthly and weekly calendars, lined and grid paper, to-do lists, activity pages, and blank pages for doodling the day away. We love the colorful tabs to locate each month.

5. Erin Condren Hardbound LifePlanner, Amazon $29.99

hardbound planner

hardbound planner page

This beautiful floral planner features a 12-month layout. It also includes two pages of goal-setting, ten pages of lined pages, eight pages of dot grid pages, six pages of blank pages and much more. The horizontal weekly layout gives you plenty of room to plan each day.

6. Amy Knapp’s Family Organizer, $7.49

family organizer

blank family calendar

Amy Knapp’s Family Organizer is perfect for busy moms and dads. It features weekly and monthly calendar grids, weekly to-do lists and inspirational quotes, and color-coded stickers. We love the addition of weekly grocery lists and menu sections.

7. Panda Planner, Amazon $26.97

panda planner

panda planner

The Panda Planner is based on scientific studies that are proven to increase productivity and happiness over time. The creators say it will improve productivity, end procrastination and help you feel happier everyday. We love the sections that allow you to review the last week and plan the upcoming week.

8. Daily Planning System Pad, Bloom Planners $11.95

daily planning system

If the traditional book style planner is not your thing, consider a tear off pad. The Bloom Daily Planning pad features 60 tear off sheets for easy access. Each day includes “Must Do Today!” lines, “Other To-Dos” lines, “Important Times” section, “To Buy” section, “Today I’m Grateful For” section, “Meals” section, and “Exercise” section. Bonus feature – at the bottom there’s a place to keep track of how much water you’re drinking throughout the day!

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About the author

Erica Young

Erica Young is a freelance writer specializing in home decor and organization. She believes your home should make you happy, no matter how small your budget.

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