DIY Planner Templates

Handmade, hand-drawn, mismatched and collaged DIY Planners, binders, notebooks and calendars. Big plans, little plans – it all begins with… #diyplanner

Planning for a new year – 2017

I put together two planners in the last couple of weeks – on the left was a gift for my RV traveling sister and brother-in-law. The right is my new 2017 planner! I hadn’t planned on buying a new notebook…

Travel Templates #fulltimeRV

I made a few travel templates inspired by my sister and brother-in-law traveling the US in an Airstream with their pups. How cool is that?! You can follow along on their adventures at fauxbold.space. I put together a little discbound…

DIY Printable Planner Templates, 2019

Make your own handmade, hand-drawn, mismatched DIY Planner full of doodles, goals, life plans and everything YOU. These templates are designed to leave lots of room for personalization: try printing them in black & white or on colored paper shrink…

Goals and daily habit tracking, 5.5 by 8.5 /

Happy two thousand and sixteen! It seems like EVERYONE is talking about daily habits these days, or, at least everyone I’m listening to (podcasts) or following on the internet. – Tammie Bennett on Raise Your Hand. Say Yes. podcast. –…

a messy week

A random messy weekly template I threw together for a messy week. Printable template contains a full 8.5 x 11 and a 2-up 5.5 x 8.5 version. DOWNLOAD -> Happy planning! xo, A . . . You might also be…

How to print 5.5″ by 8.5″ templates in Adobe Reader

How to print 5.5″ by 8.5″ templates with Adobe Reader by Ahhh Design #diyplanner #discbound #printing

Planner Templates, 5.5 x 8.5

New planner templates for sale: 5.5 by 8.5! Half Letter! Half size! The size is awesome whatever you call it because you just cut a piece of letter-sized paper in half and voila! And since we’re all obsessed with the…

Day, Week, Month – 5.5 x 8.5 Templates

Week, day and month 5.5 x 8.5 planner template download.

Discbound to 2015 and beyond!

Two weekly tracker templates, both in 5.5″ by 8.5″ to fit your small discbound planners.

Two-page Week, 5.5 x 8.5 – DIY Planner Template

Week over two-pages – cut it in half and punch to fit in your 5.5 x 8.5 binders!

Discbound planner cover, take 1…

Last week I mentioned making a custom cover for my discbound planner. Here’s my first attempt – I might find another solution for the spine, it’s a very thick card stock and doesn’t slide around on the disc as well…

Discbound for 2014 /

Back in October 2013 I declared my love for Discbound. I’m putting together my plans for 2014 and I’m still loving it, almost. I’ve tried professional planners before and I swoon at photos of Filofaxes just like everyone, especially the…

Planning for a new year.

A new year always brings with it big big BIG ideas and plans and goals.

simple week & month – DIY Planner Template

This is a super simple 8.5×11 month, week and 2-week template. Not sure if I’m sold on the 2 weeks at a time yet – I love the idea but think the layout needs some work. Might be posting an…

Discbound or bust!

Check out my updated planner template set, now through 2015! When it comes to planners, for the most part, I’ve been DIY for years. If I was using a store-bought binder it was a cheapo 3-ring because I liked the…

5-day Work Week – DIY Planner Template

I like planning out my week and to-do’s on Sunday evening, if I don’t I end up totally sidetracked when the time comes to actually work. This template is super simple, five blank days to fill in as you like….

Monthly To-Do

A simple template for making plans and goals for the month. Printable template is 8.5″ by 11″ but can easily be printed two-up to be used with 5.5″ by 8.5″ // DOWNLOAD -> or Sample usage:

Holiday Gifts Template

Happy Holidays friend! I glanced at the calendar this morning and realized there are only 24 shopping days left ’till Christmas. WOW, where in the world did this year go?! I put together a free little gift giving list in…

iPad Notes

Hi friends! A few months ago I did a little give-away on the Ahhh Design Facebook page. I asked for a favorite organizing/planning tip to enter. Here’s one of my favorite responses. I imported one of your cool templates into…

Breastfeeding Log Update

After using the original Breastfeeding Log for a couple of weeks I pretty much quit updating the poops and pees, too many to count! I also noticed I was constantly flipping back through the pages to compare what times she…

8.5 x 11 Breastfeeding Log

Anybody else feel like nursing is one big guessing game? Pepper’s gaining weight though and seems pretty stuffed after eating, so… I guess we’re good! I still like tracking her feedings though, watching patterns emerge and knowing if she’s hungry…

4×6 Monthly Booklet Tutorial

A couple of weeks ago I posted 4×6 monthly & weekly diy planner templates and then the 4×6 Index Card Folder Tutorial. Below is a tutorial to create the little booklet made from 4×6 Index Cards that fits in the…

4×6 Index Card Folder Tutorial

A simple 4×6 index card folder tutorial to hold your monthly, weekly and meeting diy planner templates! This folder is very similar to the DIY Cardboard Binder, just a little smaller with binder clips and velcro instead of binder rings…

4×6 monthly & weekly diy planner templates + meeting notes

4×6 index cards are the perfect size – big enough for taking notes/doodling and small enough to fit in your bag! Just finished this brand new 4×6 set, how cute and tiny right?! Cost: Free Size: Index Card – 4″…

DIY Cardboard Binder

If you want to make a fast and easy binder this is it. You probably have all the parts to put it together just sitting around your house right now! Supplies Gluestick and hot glue gun Flat Cardboard (not corrugated)….

1 to 12 – Pocket Calendar

My wonderfully talented friend, Paperboat Captain, sent me a package all the way from Germany! Her new pocket calendar (1 bis 12 Taschenkalender), hand drawn and bound by her – view more pictures and buy your own right here! It’s…

Weekly Planning

I’ve been meaning to make a Weekly Planning template forever and can’t believe I haven’t before now. A single 8.5 x 11 weekly planner for jotting down all your wonderful weekly plans, lists and doodles. This free download contains two…

Binder Ideas and Links

This is part three of the ‘Binder Series‘ – Previous posts: The Bee Planner and The Repurposed Book Binder Here are a few people and notebooks I’ve been inspired by in my Binder research! Bastiano One of my favorite book…

Daily Record

I had a request for a Daily Record template in 8.5 x 11 – this is a bit different than the template included in the 4 x 6 set. This free template includes the following areas: → Date and day…

The Repurposed Book Binder

This is part two of the ‘Binder Series‘ – View part one here: The Bee Planner The Repurposed Book Binder The toughest part of this project is finding the perfect book. The spine of the book has to be a…

The Bee Planner

I’ve been doing a lot of research on binder-making techniques the last couple of weeks. In the ‘Binder Series‘ I’ll show you my take on ’em and what I learned along the way. First up is a quick tutorial on…

pros and cons

Yesterday at lunch I was trying to make a very important decision with a list of pros and cons. I’m no closer to deciding but it did inspire a new DIY Planner download! I promise this wasn’t my real list,…

goals & a new year

I was thinking this morning about a post I wanted to do and by this afternoon had forgotten it already. Ever happen to you?! Inspired me to make a free 8.5 by 11 DIY Planner Template that’s been in my…

Paperboat Capt’n

I’ve been following paperboatcaptain (aka Maria, an apprentice boatbuilder and artist from Germany) for a while on flickr. Her drawings/collages are whimsical w/bright colors and gorgeous textures. AND THEN! She contacted me a few days ago to share photos of…

3-ring Binder Cover

In an attempt to lure myself into using my 3-ring planner this year I made a cover for it out of my favorite leftover gray linen. Unfortunately, the linen is a little too stretchy — It turned out okay but…

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Amanda Hawkins

Amanda Hawkins

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