Monday, August 18, 2014

A Ladies Diary Planner

Front Cover

Hi everyone!
I'm back from vacation and ready to share my Planner Set DT project with you today by the The Cutting Cafe. I love working with Regina's cutting files and this one in particular grabbed my attention because I'm a gal that likes to be organized. I absolutely love that I can customize the file to suit my needs! The cutting file includes a PDF that you can easily print and cut and also features black and color text options.  

Are you ready for a few photos? ;) 
Here we go...

I used Graphic 45's A Ladies Diary collection to decorate the front and inside covers of my planner.

Outer Covers 

Close up of back cover

Note: I used a 2" 3-ring binder and I covered the outside covers using black chipboard as a base and adhering the G45 paper directly to it. I cut two pieces of chipboard, hole punched them and added vintage brads to secure. They are held in place with X-press It double sided tape which is strong enough to secure the panels yet if I want to change them I can. 

Inside front left cover and spine 
(I love the ephemera sheets in this collection and used several throughout)

Inside back cover 

Regina offers 6 different styles of Assorted Covers in the Planner Set

A close up of the months tabs. 
(There are pocket pages with tabs which are included and you'll see on my next planner)

Personal Information page

Important Numbers page

There's a full month calendar for each month plus two yearly calendars.

This is the format for the calendar pages.

This is another of the many organizational pages in this Planner Set.

Another helpful page to stay organized. 
(I could keep showing you pages but I'll save some for next week)

The remaining pages are the pocket pages which I created myself and I added the printed month tabs (from the file). 

You might want to grab a cuppa because there are MORE photos. ;)

January pocket page-front
(A pocket created with Webster's Pages vellum and a cut out bird)

January pocket page-back 
(the ephemera in TLD is gorgeous)

February pocket page-front
(I used vellum paper by Webster's Pages to create the pocket and included a cut out photo frame)

February pocket page-back
(more ephemera from G45)

March pocket page-front
(this dp is by Kaisercraft and it works well with my colors)

March pocket page-back
(he's not a lady but I love this ephemera piece from TLD collection)

April pocket page-front
(another WP's vellum pocket with a journaling card tucked into it)

April pocket page-back
(more TLD ephemera)

May pocket page-front
(another WP's vellum pocket with a cut out hot air balloon)

May pocket page-back
(love her hat and she's also from TLD collection)

June pocket page-front
(Kaisercraft paper with a cut out crown, the bee is a remnant rub on by Tim Holtz)

June pocket page-back
(a trio of beautiful ladies from TLD)

July pocket page-front
(another WP's vellum pocket)

July pocket page-back
(ephemera from TLD)

August pocket page-front
(another WP's vellum pocket with a cut out added for journaling)

August pocket page-back
(this paper is by Bo Bunny and the ephemera is from TLD)

September pocket page-front
(more Kaisercraft paper and another bird cut out, plus I slipped a Prima journaling card in the pocket)

September pocket page-back
(another fave of mine from TLD)

October pocket page-front
(another WP's vellum pocket with an antique key cut out)

October pocket page-back
(ephemera from TLD)

November pocket page-front
(my last WP's vellum pocket and I added a blue rose cut out plus another Prima journaling card)

November pocket page-back
(this gorgeous rose is from TLD)

December pocket page-front
(more Kaisercraft paper with a cut out label for journaling plus a journal card tucked into the pocket)

December pocket page-back
(the final lady making her appearance from TLD)

Whew!!! Did you make it to the end? Hope so. :)

For the base of  my pocket pages I used Prima's ledger 12 x 12 paper pad and every edge was distressed with Tim Holtz's gathered twigs distress ink. I love the warmth this color adds to my pages!  

The Cutting Cafe

All of the cutting files used are from the Planner Set Cutting File by The Cutting Cafe. Click the link to see how extensive this file is and to view the sample planner Regina created. If you want to get a jump start on organization/planning you can always purchase the Oct-Dec 2014 planner pages as well. On Thursday, the 21st, you'll be able to see all of the DT inspiration using the Planner Set on TCC's blog.  

I'll share my second Planner Set with you next Monday as well as other books I've made from this set (address book and menu planner). Yes, all of these were made using this extensive file so it's a great value and can be used over and over. 

Thanks for your visit today! 



Sarah said...

Holy smoke!! That is truly wonderful Lisa!! I love it!! xx

Julia Aston said...

What a wonderful planner Lisa! love the papers, the dividers - the pockets and great organization of pages! Won't it be lovely to keep track of everything in this beautiful work of art!

Regina Easter said...

why oh why didn't i get a cup of coffee and some donuts to sit back and see all this awesomeness....WOW WOW WOW...LOVE THAT COVER TO

rachel said...

Wow Lisa - this is amazing - so much detail fabulous xx

Unknown said...

Oh my! Lisa! This is wonderful! It must have taken you ages to make, totally worth the effort, it's beautiful. The papers are gorgeous! Xx

bumblebee creations said...

WOW!!! That is amazing papers you used for this awesome Planner!!

Meihsia Liu said...

Such a beautiful planner, Lisa. The cover and each are just so pretty. :)

Peanut said...

Oh my word! That is a monumental project, Lisa.... soooo worth the effort. LOVE the monthly pocket pages. The papers are FABULUSH! Truly a labour of love. Welcome back and have a lovely week!
hugs, Asha

Mona Pendleton said...

Fantastic project Lisa! Great mix of papers! Love all the distressing!

Pia S said...

Gosh, how beautiful! How long did this take you to make? Not a quick make, I imagine, but I love the outcome, so personal, fab mix of papers and I love the vintage feel throughout this book.

Sue Lelli said...

Absolutely SPECTACULAR! LOVE all of the planner parts but your pockets just make this book so special! LOVED every photo, Lisa!

Tracy said...

Waaaa! I just made myself a planner. It's a decorative binder but plain on the inside. Now I want to redo the whole thing. LOL This is gorgeous Lisa. You rocked those cutting files! Hugs!

Tina Goodwin said...

Lisa! Your planner is absolutely STUNNING! I love the papers and the cover...WOW! I can't wait to see the rest of the things you made with this set!

Keri’s Kreativity said...

WOW!! You did an amazing job on this Planner! I love the vintage feel from those papers! WOWZERS!!! LOVE IT!!!

Jeri said...

Truly lovely! I love the gorgeous papers you chose. They're perfect. Organization can be so beautiful.
Well done!
Hugs, Jeri

Leslie said...

Awesome job! love all the papers and colors are just so pretty!

Mitralee said...

Holy beaners! I love the vintage look you captured! So pretty! Thanks for all the photos!!!! WHHOOOHHHOOOO!

Scrappy Boy said...

Wow!! Gorgeous!!

Anonymous said...

wowzERS! Lisa that is one heck of a lot of work and you knocked it out the ballpark! awesome job hunny love it xx

Julie Odil said...

Great choice of papers on this! and a wonderful planner!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful. Love it. Did you make
the cover are planner larger for
the cover?


Angeline Choo said...

Lisa, this is an absolute WOW for me!!! Love that you used G45 papers and I love that vintage look.

Margaret said...

Oh,this is so amazing! The papers are so pretty to begin with, but you really made them even more spectacular on your gorgeous planner!

I am feeling a bit left out. First L2, now you... I may end up being organized yet! ;)

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