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  1. love the colorful leather note book. I am not the most organized designer either, loosing cab receipts, misplaced client meetings notes, fabrics etc… so much multi tasking bis involved and i have become a list maniac, totally dependent on my note book.

  2. Danielle says:

    love the first and the last! but then again, anything that reminds me of Scalamandre is a winner.

  3. Sarah says:

    The Day Designer is *wonderful* and truly unlike any planner I’ve ever seen (and I’d consider myself a connoisseur.) Whitney clearly put a ton of thought into the design, and it really is made for the blogger/creative type. I imagine the $55 price relates to the fact that she’s getting it printed herself, and likely in smaller quantities than your average corporate stationery. I recommend it, plus there’s the added benefit of supporting a small biz. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • effortless says:

      Oh so happy that you chimed in since you own one. I’m now leaning towards this one. I’ve been eying it for weeks now! I love supporting small businesses. I actually did all my Christmas shopping this year by shopping small businesses. It was easy to do and I was happy it was all gifts that people didn’t see a million times while wandering the mall. ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Alexandra says:

    I have 4 May books and 2 sets of May Notes! 2 of the May Books are just notebooks, then i have one baby planner and one academic planner.
    I am obsessed.

  5. tara dillard says:

    Thought I was the only one to agonize over this decision.

    Finally chose a bright pink small notebook……

    Garden & Be Well, XO Tara

  6. dayka says:

    I got a really good one at Target last week for about $10. It was on one of the end caps, is hard back (tough to destruct) and spiral bound which is a must for me if I’m going to keep it throughout the year. I love that the sections to write for each day are large b/c I love to write in minute details so I can look back and see how my year went. Let me know if you want to see a pic!

  7. Nikki says:

    I love planners like crazy. I had the kate spade one in 2012 but we didn’t really get along. So I got a Lilly Pulitzer one that started in like August and goes through 2013 and I love it! It has the month on two pages and then has weekly spreads, which I like. I love that first one but I wouldn’t pay that much for a planner. I also thought about getting an Erin Condren (I think that is what it is called) planner, but it was pricey too. I think my Lilly one was about $30.

  8. that lavender journal is amazing! happy new year, camila!

  9. sarah martin says:

    It seemed like you liked the third one a lot. The strap seems like it would hold in a lot of paper scraps and receipts which is helpful, especially for a designer.

  10. LRC says:

    Hi, I love the third journal/planner on your list. But I believe the link is not accurate as when i click on it, it sends me to the lavender planner on etsy (#2). Maybe it is just my computer, but i’d love to know where i could purchast #3.


  11. I feel like I had the same debate — I reallly wanted the day designer but it’s a bit big for me — I like to carry mine around the city… so I ended up ordering that maybook’s calendar in the exact same zebra print!

  12. I have #3 and love it. Fits in my purse and that band means I can stuff receipts, paint chips, etc in there and nothing falls out.

  13. Camila– Happy New Year! The Day Designer does look interesting… I have my calendar on the wall and a ream of blue letter-size paper that I write a “list” on every day. I number everything in order I need to get it done and jot my day’s notes on the back. Am I too lazy to write things on a calendar and write them in a planner? I guess so! Maybe I should go the planner route, too!


  14. Gaby says:

    The whitney english one is on my wishlist, as in I’m getting it in the next weeks ๐Ÿ˜‰ I’ve had 2 sarah pinto planners and I loved them, they are not expensive, well made and you support a good cause by buying them ๐Ÿ˜‰

  15. naomi says:

    Good ol’ Moleskine.

    They have so many options and i love their little stickers!

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