Pretty Pretty Planner – Old Link

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Hi everyone! Thank you for all your amazing comments and enthusiasm for the Pretty Pretty Planner! Having everything on one mega download page was getting kind of huge, so I split the downloads up according to size. But didn’t want to delete this page because all of your comments are here! So to get to the good stuff, please bookmark the new address (or click on the link in the red bar at the top of the page):

https://pensandart.wordpress.com/the-pretty-pretty-planner/

Thank you!!

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    • elizabeth March 31, 2015 at 1:42 pm Reply

      I love these, would it be possible to have it in a horizontal version. I tried to customize it and the calendar messed up. Thank you

      • pensandart April 3, 2015 at 11:43 pm

        Hi Elizabeth – can you clarify what you mean by horizontal version? I am picturing a week on two pages, with the days of the week in sections like any typical calendar would have? And what size? You’re not the first who’s asked for a horizontal layout, so I’ll see what I can do. I’ve not had as much time to update these the past month or so, but can move it up the list, maybe in a few weeks. πŸ™‚

      • Elizabeth April 4, 2015 at 1:23 am

        It is the week on 2 pages for a junior size. Monday to Wednesday on one page and Thursday to Sunday on page 2. I am currently using the ARC junior sized calendar but I do not like it. I would gladly wait until you have time. Thank you so much.

  2. Loren Faye January 8, 2015 at 5:32 am Reply

    I am a Levenger devotee but tonight discovered Erin Condren and am now obsessively going through Pinterest – can’t get rid of my Levenger flexibility. Found this post and wanted to THANK YOU for the free downloads – you made my night – and actually my year!!! Thank you! l

    • pensandart January 9, 2015 at 5:32 am Reply

      Thank you!! I’m so glad you enjoyed them. πŸ™‚

  3. MT January 9, 2015 at 2:38 pm Reply

    I’m so excited to make this work…I’ve been looking for a new monthly insert for my junior since Levenger’s preprinted puts Sat/Sun at the end of the week and I just can’t do that. But when I unzip yours, many of the months are incomplete or split and don’t match up or duplicated. Help! am I doing something wrong?

    • pensandart January 9, 2015 at 4:06 pm Reply

      Hi MT! Glad you like the monthly pages! The seeming disorganization of the pages is intentional. It’s meant to be printed on letter size paper, double-sided, and then cut in half. If you read the section halfway down the page titled “How to Print”, it explains why the order is the way it is.

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  5. khourianya January 12, 2015 at 10:54 pm Reply

    My life has been calling out for COLOUR COLOUR COLOUR this year…and I’ve decided to change from my beloved moleskine pages to your gorgeous layout to help with my fresh start this year πŸ˜‰ Just printed it off and they area already makingme happier. Maybe you should call it the “Happy Pretty Planner!”

    • pensandart January 12, 2015 at 11:03 pm Reply

      Aww, yay Cori!! I hope the colors continue to do their magic every time you look at them. πŸ˜€ If you think of any improvements let me know! I’ll file away the name idea for a future update, and say it’s the ‘now even happier!’ edition hahaha.

  6. Linda Coombes January 13, 2015 at 12:25 pm Reply

    I really love the look of this – so pretty, but would really love an equal sized column for Saturday and Sunday…they are often busier than the week days with all the family’s sports and activities. Any chance that in the future you may have a 7 column set up with a full column for Saturday and Sunday.

    • Linda Coombes January 13, 2015 at 12:27 pm Reply

      Ooops, just saw you did have a 7 day one. It starts on a Sunday, is it customisable to start on a Monday…just how my mind works as a week. Absolutely beautiful work.

      • pensandart January 14, 2015 at 1:35 pm

        Hi again Linda! I’m not sure which one you’re talking about specifically – the Pretty Pretty Planner monthly pages start on Sunday, but the weekly start on Monday. I have other weekly templates under my DIY Planner Templates Junior page, are you referring to those? All of my planners are customizable in that I’ve posted them in Microsoft Word 2010 format, so people can edit them to their own ideal needs before printing. πŸ™‚

    • pensandart January 14, 2015 at 1:32 pm Reply

      Thanks Linda! It is true that the weekends are the busiest days. Unfortunately I really wanted weekly columns the same width as the Erin Condren planner, so I could use all the super cute stickers on Etsy. And the only way to fit them that wide into a Junior layout was to sacrifice the weekend days. I may consider a version with all 7 days, perhaps an undated version, but the columns would be really narrow to fit them all in.

    • pensandart January 16, 2015 at 4:23 am Reply

      Linda, I think if you check tonight’s post you might find something more to your liking! πŸ˜€

    • Jody Gargiulo March 11, 2015 at 12:59 am Reply

      I’m looking for the same thing. I like to block my week ends out and have them together.

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  8. Leslie Blaine Roscoe January 16, 2015 at 6:08 pm Reply

    You have been teasing me too long with these on FB but I can’t get it to download. I have tried several pages, sizes, etc and get a message with each that says:

    This page can’t be displayed
    β€’Make sure the web address http://www.mediafire.com is correct.
    β€’Look for the page with your search engine.
    β€’Refresh the page in a few minutes.

    Help!.

    • pensandart January 17, 2015 at 5:03 am Reply

      Hi Leslie! I’m sorry you were having issues download these files, but I’ve heard from several other people who were able to access MediaFire successfully. I tried myself tonight and had family try, and the download links worked for us too. Is it possible there’s some kind of browser conflict, you know one of those situations where pop-ups need to be allowed or something like that? I’m not sure what else to suggest right now. If there’s a particular file you wanted I’d be happy to try and email it to you!

  9. Leslie Blaine Roscoe January 17, 2015 at 2:01 pm Reply

    I will try to access it from another computer this weekend. Even when I go directly to mediafire’s address I get the same error. Odd, indeed, but typical for my world. πŸ™‚

    • pensandart January 17, 2015 at 5:25 pm Reply

      Well good luck!!! πŸ™‚

      • Leslie Blaine Roscoe January 25, 2015 at 4:14 am

        Faustine, I was able to get it to work from my personal laptop. Yay! Apparently mediafire is blocked at work. Shame on them for wanting me to be deprived of organizational tools. πŸ™‚ Now to have fun playing with it before printing.

      • pensandart January 26, 2015 at 4:18 pm

        YAAAAAY!! Also Hahaha, darn work always gets in the way of my planning. I can’t wait to see pics!! πŸ™‚

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  11. Karen January 23, 2015 at 2:55 pm Reply

    Your pages are beautiful and well designed. Thank you for sharing and making them customizable! You Rock! I wish I had discovered them before I bought my 2015 work planner but I Love them so much, I think I will incorporate into my finance or home binder. Super pretty AND functional! Love!!!

    • pensandart January 23, 2015 at 4:16 pm Reply

      Thanks so much Karen! That is great to hear, I really appreciate the comment. πŸ™‚

  12. LaDonna January 25, 2015 at 6:21 pm Reply

    First, thank you so much for files in Microsoft Word so I can customize them for my needs. Quick question regarding the tabs. I don’t see printing instructions for them. I don’t have the page flags like yours pictured so I wasn’t exactly sure what to do after viewing the file. Any guidance would be appreciated as I prefer to use a tab for the months. Thanks!

    • pensandart January 26, 2015 at 4:22 pm Reply

      Hi LaDonna! These tabs are pretty rough, as I’ve never made them before. But I copied what I saw other template designers including in their own planner packages, and thought I’d share my efforts. Basically, you print them on a thicker paper, cut them out around the boxes, and then fold each months tab in half, and glue or tape or someway attach the bottoms of the folded tab to each side of the page, like a little sandwich. It’s pretty labor-intensive, and how sturdy the tabs end up being completely depends on your paper and glue used. Hope that helps!

  13. cindy January 26, 2015 at 4:03 pm Reply

    LOVE LOVE LOVE!! These are beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing your talents!

    • pensandart January 26, 2015 at 4:18 pm Reply

      Thank you Cindy! I’m glad you like them πŸ™‚

  14. Karina January 29, 2015 at 8:49 am Reply

    Do you think you might do a letter size weekly and monthly with a Monday start? These are amazing, thank you so much for sharing!

    • pensandart February 2, 2015 at 4:33 am Reply

      Hi Karina. Thanks for your kind words! I don’t have any plans to do a Monday start in the Letter size right now. That’s not to say I won’t ever, just that I’m picking and choosing my versions right now as I’m getting a little burnt out on these pages. Luckily they are in Word format, so if that’s something you really need, it wouldn’t be too hard to reorder the day labels and dates to start on Monday on your own. Just time consuming! But I’m always changing my mind, so maybe in a few weeks I’ll feel differently. Thanks again. πŸ™‚

      • Jody Gargiulo March 11, 2015 at 1:01 am

        Oh if I knew how to do it, I would help you. I’d actually offer to pay you a bit to redo it with Monday as a start and still have the big sat and sun columns. Please don’t burn out, we all want 2016 as this is so pretty to look at every day.

      • pensandart March 11, 2015 at 1:21 am

        Aw, thanks Jody! I replied to your other comment – I’m a little confused as to which planner page and size you’re wishing for – monthly/weekly, and letter or junior? Also, no worries about 2016! I will for sure do a 2016 version, just maybe a few less versions, cause I got a little crazy this year doing all kinds of variations. πŸ˜€

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  16. jamyla February 5, 2015 at 9:01 pm Reply

    Thank you so much love it …..

  17. Michelle Gentry February 14, 2015 at 6:33 pm Reply

    I am in LOVE with these pages. Thank you so much for your creativity and kind heart in sharing. I used a 2dpp but wasn’t feeling it. These are perfect!

    • pensandart February 15, 2015 at 6:09 am Reply

      Thank you so much Michelle! That is really fantastic to hear, I’m so glad you like them. πŸ™‚

  18. Susan February 15, 2015 at 5:58 am Reply

    I printed the first six pages of the Junior monthly, cut them and they do not lay out to correctly. The back side of the second page for February printed the first page of May. First page of March has 2nd page of April and second page of March has first page of June. When I printed them, I printed the odd pages first, turned them over and printed the even pages. Am I missing something? Please advise, I would love to use these pages. I appreciate the time, planning and effort it takes to set these up. Thanks

    • pensandart February 15, 2015 at 6:08 am Reply

      Hi Susan, I’m glad you like them! To print, it’s not as easy as just flipping them over to print on the other side – did you reverse the order of the pages before printing on the other side? That means if you take the stack of odd pages out of the printer, imagine that each page from the front of the stack to the back is labeled A, B, C and so on. Take A, lay it down face up. Put B on top, then C, and so on. Then print the even pages on them however you normally do. That ensures they all get printed in the correct order. Hope that helps!

      • Susan February 15, 2015 at 6:21 am

        Thanks for reply. I knew it had to work and it finally clicked in my brain. Probably should have waited until morning after some sleep and morning coffee to start this project, but got excited when I found your site on Pinterest. Thanks for all your hard work. I know how time consuming it is to set up.

      • pensandart February 15, 2015 at 2:29 pm

        YAAAAAY! I’m glad it finally worked! πŸ˜€

  19. Susan February 15, 2015 at 6:17 am Reply

    Wait, I think I’ve got it. Takes a while (print 1 page at a time) but it will work!. Thanks.

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  22. Adrienne Rempel February 19, 2015 at 9:13 pm Reply

    Thank you for this planner! I have been looking all over pinterest for Erin Condren like planners since I can’t bring myself to spend that kind of money, I was able to find the small personal sized 3 ring binder at a Walmart along with the page protecters, filler paper and binder pockets. Can’t wait to start using this.

    • pensandart February 20, 2015 at 3:34 am Reply

      I saw those cute little mini binders at my Walmart recently too! Great idea. πŸ™‚ Glad you liked my pages!

    • Jody Gargiulo March 11, 2015 at 1:03 am Reply

      This planner is just as good. I prefer to spend my money on decorating it.

  23. Denise Baligad February 24, 2015 at 7:30 pm Reply

    You’re a genius lady!! LOVE THESE! Especially the Letter Size! Thank you so much for making them! Do you mind if I share these on my FB page!?!?

    • pensandart February 24, 2015 at 8:10 pm Reply

      I’m glad you like them! You are most welcome to share the link on FB! I’d ask you that you don’t redistribute the actual download files though, just point people here for downloading. πŸ™‚

  24. Denise February 25, 2015 at 12:32 am Reply

    Got it!!

  25. Kegger March 2, 2015 at 2:46 am Reply

    Hi Faustine (Kinjal here from the APA Facebook Group!). These look awesome! I just wondered if there was any chance of an A4/A5 version, as I’m struggling to print them properly on our weird European size paper πŸ˜€

    • pensandart March 2, 2015 at 4:39 am Reply

      Hi Kinjal! I’m not sure what is involved in creating A4/A5 versions – since they are Microsoft Word files, I think under page setup different page sizes can be selected, but I’ve not tried it. I have a sneaking suspicion that the tables my planner is designed with may have to be adjusted though to fit the larger size, which is considerably more work. So to answer your question, I don’t have plans to do a A4/A5 version right now, but will let you know if things change! πŸ™‚

      • Kegger March 2, 2015 at 6:12 am

        Thanks for getting back to me. I adjusted the paper size to no avail, but will keep tweaking and see what i can do. Cheers πŸ™‚

  26. Patricia March 8, 2015 at 8:28 am Reply

    I love the letter sized ones! Are you going to make the BW version of those? πŸ™‚

    • pensandart March 11, 2015 at 1:12 am Reply

      Thanks Patricia! BW versions are on the long-term list, but my schedule has gotten really busy lately and I don’t see it happening in the near future.

  27. Jody Gargiulo March 9, 2015 at 11:11 pm Reply

    Just beautiful. You named this planner right. I’m looking for the monthly planner with the day starting on Monday in the letter size. That way I can block out my week end. Do you have one of those on your site that I am missing?

    • pensandart March 11, 2015 at 1:18 am Reply

      Hi Jody! Thanks for your great comments. Are you looking for a letter or junior size ‘Monday start’ monthly? If its just monthly, I may be able to bump that up the priority list. If its weekly pages, that takes a lot lot longer and my schedule has gotten a little crazy lately. But monthly, I might be able to do. Let me know! πŸ™‚

  28. Rachel March 10, 2015 at 4:59 am Reply

    You have done an absolutly beautiful job on these! Thank you so much for making them on a MS file! I just purchased my first arc notebook to make into a planner with your beautiful pages! This makes my little heart so happy that they are exactly what I want and FREE!
    Thank you so so so much!
    Will you be making another for 2016!?

    Thanks again!
    Rachel

    • pensandart March 11, 2015 at 1:13 am Reply

      Yay Rachel! Thank you so much for you kind words! I will be making it again for 2016 later in the year – but maybe not quite as many versions as I did this year haha.

  29. Jody Gargiulo March 11, 2015 at 2:19 am Reply

    I was looking for the letter monthly to start on a Monday and have the week ends the same size, not the half size. Oh and for the 2016 maybe you could take a vote later on in the year and see which planners folks like and make those. Its just so fantastic you share these. It is the Prettiest Planner out here.

  30. Jody Gargiulo March 11, 2015 at 2:33 am Reply

    So sorry. The page you sent is the page I’m using now and I love it. But it starts on Sunday and ends on Saturday. I’d like to have the monthly page have Sat and Sunday at the end of the week. I manage a campground and like to block out the week end as its the busiest time. I would dream of having the weekly page go the same way, but I get you are busy and you are not my personal designer. Again, I’d offer to pay for both those changes.

    • pensandart April 4, 2015 at 3:58 am Reply

      Hi Jody. I just posted a monthly and weekly version of the letter size that starts on Monday. The weekly is pretty basic to keep the flexibility open, but hopefully the monthly is what you were looking for. πŸ™‚

  31. Trishn29 March 20, 2015 at 5:28 am Reply

    I have been looking and looking for a colorful planner. And here you are! Yay!!!!

    • pensandart April 3, 2015 at 11:41 pm Reply

      I’m really glad to hear you are enjoying the planner Trishn29!!

  32. Mary Hurst March 21, 2015 at 2:46 am Reply

    Do you have plans to post a 2016 calendar soon? I am a teacher and need it for my planner for the 2015-2016 school year. I love your pages and appreciate you sharing them.

    • pensandart April 3, 2015 at 11:41 pm Reply

      I’m sorry for the delay in responding Mary. I haven’t been able to find the time to get back to these recently. I will see what I can do in the next week or so to get a 2016 version of the monthly perhaps (the weekly for sure takes way more work), but it wasn’t on my immediate radar yet so can’t make any promises. πŸ™‚

  33. Jody Gargiulo April 8, 2015 at 2:04 am Reply

    I got a bit busy with my job. I’d like to send you a donation for your hard work on these planners. I know they are free, but I’d like to send a token of my appreciation. You’ve managed to create the prettiest planner I’ve ever had, and I’ve had a lot. Please send me your paypal address and I’ll send you a “gift”.

    • pensandart April 9, 2015 at 4:08 am Reply

      Thank you so much for offering, that’s very generous of you. But really it’s not necessary! I’m glad to share with others who have such good taste in planners haha. πŸ˜€

  34. Jody Gargiulo April 8, 2015 at 5:06 pm Reply

    So I printed out all the new weekly pages that start on a Monday after I reinserted the new monthly pages that started on a Monday. For me this is great, as I manage a campground and week ends are busy busy. Your new format changed and shoot, I like the old page format with the check list and the meals and the dates on top. So now I’m not sure how I’m going to use this, as I like the new monthly and the old weekly format that went along with it. In 2016 may I suggest you “take orders” and then you won’t have to keep changing the format and you can get paid for your time? So maybe you’d have one type format and any changes can be done, for pay. I’m sure tons of us would pay you for these planners as they are so beautiful and for me better than the high priced ones you see out here online.

    • pensandart April 9, 2015 at 3:37 am Reply

      Hi Jody. Sorry about that, I guess I should have asked what format you wanted. It was the easiest at the time to just do the blank columns version, but tonight I’ve uploaded another version with the traditional Pretty Pretty Planner layout, but starting on a Monday. Hopefully that works better! I appreciate your suggestions for next year too, I’ll keep them in mind.

  35. Jody Gargiulo April 9, 2015 at 12:33 pm Reply

    Well thank you again. I just loved the original format. I’m not kidding, I could be a great sales person for these calenders. Erin Condren has nothing on you except a bank account. I feel so happy I even found you by accident. It’s not just the planner, your pictures of the flowers make me want to paint, lol.

    • pensandart April 9, 2015 at 3:59 pm Reply

      Haha, you are so welcome! My little blog could use all the help it can get, so please spread the word where you can. πŸ˜€

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  37. Renee Rose April 14, 2015 at 4:47 am Reply

    I’ve been looking for ages at Pinterest on a planner layout that I would like to use. Luckily, I found yours and fell in love with it immediately. However, I don’t know which size will I use…I have a Large Personal kikki.K planner. Will I use the junior size? TIA πŸ™‚

    • pensandart April 14, 2015 at 2:11 pm Reply

      Hi Renee! I don’t have a Kikki-K so am not sure of its dimensions – they are probably listed on the Kikki-K website though. My Junior pages are 5.5″ x 8.5″, and the Letter size are 8.5″ x 11″ – so it depends on which one is closer to the Kikki-K Personal size. Of you have to shrink them down, I’d say download the PDF links, as they might shrink better. But I haven’t tried shrinking my refills down myself. Good luck! πŸ™‚

  38. Enni April 14, 2015 at 3:00 pm Reply

    Thank you so much for the beautiful and FREE planner inserts. I love the colorful layout. Need to get my hands on some letter sized printer paper (we have A4 paper size over here in Germany) and then I will have a go with these πŸ™‚

    • pensandart April 17, 2015 at 3:30 am Reply

      You are very welcome Enni! I’m glad you like them, good luck finding letter size paper!

  39. Tammy April 14, 2015 at 6:22 pm Reply

    Thank you so much for these. I know the ginormous amount of time you must have put into them. I have been going crazy designing some of my own pages so they line up properly when printing double sided.

    • pensandart April 17, 2015 at 3:31 am Reply

      It can definitely be a challenge trying to get the printing just right, I so agree! I’m glad you like them Tammy. πŸ™‚

  40. Tasha April 21, 2015 at 12:45 am Reply

    Wow! All I can say is thank you so much for your hard work to create these awesome planner pages. I have toiled for a few weeks trying to decide what to use or how to setup my A5 planner. I thought I could never get the EC effect or at least give it a try. Now, I can try it and play around if I so chose. You are fabulous.

    • pensandart April 22, 2015 at 1:54 am Reply

      Thank you Tasha! It means a lot that you liked it enough to leave a comment!! πŸ™‚

    • Jody Gargiulo May 8, 2015 at 12:56 am Reply

      Tasha, I don’t understand what an A 5 is, but I think its a bit smaller than the US Standard of paper. Does that A5 fit in a regular size 3 ring binder? I’ve been using the pretty pretty planner for months and love it. LOVE it.

  41. caymami April 22, 2015 at 3:38 pm Reply

    I love these! Thanks for sharing! I would like to know if you have a business M_F option for the Junior size.

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  43. Jody November 17, 2015 at 4:15 pm Reply

    2016 will be my second year using your planner. Thank you so much for doing this again for all of us. Just beautiful. All the groups with all the fans of the high priced planners, well for me, this is just perfect. I’d pay for it.

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