Whether you are deciding to use a planner for the first time, or starting a new style you haven’t tried before, it can be a little daunting to know what to do once you’ve got your gorgeous new planner in your hands! Although it may seem intimidating at first, the beauty of a planner is that the possibilities are endless and you can truly customise them to make them fit your everyday.
If you’re not sure where to start – that’s okay! We’ve pulled together the ultimate collection of tips, tricks and inspiration to guide you through some easy ways to set up your planner based on how you want it. Trust us – you’ll be planning like a pro in no time!
FIRST THINGS FIRST – WHAT PLANNER ARE YOU?
The easiest way to know how you want to lay out your planner is by deciding how you want to use it for and what type of planner you are. Whether you’re using your planner for personal or professional life, we all have our own unique way of using them. You might be a minimalist and simply use the sections of a Planner as they come, or you may be a more creative type, embellishing and adding decorative items to really express your creativity. With so many types of Planners and planner personalities out there, start by looking through a few different ways below – and common tips – to help you decide what might work for you
SET UP YOUR PLANNER WITH KRISTINA
Now that you know what you want to achieve you can get started by setting up your planner and laying out all the different sections as you like them! You’ll never find our wonderful founder, Kristina Karlsson straying too far from her planner. Watch below as she guides you through how she sets up her planner for everyday success, and what she’s using the different sections for! Kristina’s pick for planning at the moment? Her gorgeous A5 Personal Planner from the lovely Grow With Kindness collection of course.
PLAN FOR WELLBEING
While we are still in the middle of uncertain times, it’s nice to use your planner as a source of positivity in your life! Perfect for getting in some much needed self-care and showing some kindness to your mind, setting up your planner to help with wellbeing is the perfect way to incorporate your planner into your everyday routine to change it for the better! We show you our favourite set-ups to put a bit of self love back into your day below.
WEDDING BELLS AND BABY CRIES – PLAN FOR YOUR SPECIAL MOMENTS
There are a few special moments in life that need a little bit of extra planning for, and planning for your special day or the arrival of a new bundle of joy definitely feature at the top of that list! The journey towards these big days should be an enjoyable one, filled with organisational ease, so it’s great to set up your planner to make sure no detail is overlooked to keep you calm and happy! The great thing about our kikki.K Wedding Planner and Baby Planner is that they do all of the work for you, with different sections covering all the important parts of these special moments. Watch as we show you how to use them with style!
TIME FOR A BIT OF STYLE
Ready to take it up a notch? Getting creative with your Planner is what makes the experience so much more fun! Adding a little bit of craft and some DIY into your planning routine also makes for a wonderful mindful activity that can help you de-stress and put time into something you love that’s just for you! If you need a bit of inspiration, take our lead as we show you some of the fun ways you can dress up your planner to add a pop of colour, touch of fun and injection of personality! Pro tip: A kikki.K Paper Lover’s Book is a must have companion for getting creative with your Planner!
All of the inspiration but none of the tools? That’s where we come in! Our latest Own Your Days collections was designed for the planner lover (both old and new) so you would have everything you need to maximise your planner and do it in absolute style! So grab your favourite Planner and some gorgeous accessories, because now it’s time to put pen to paper and let your planning journey begin…