Dollar Store Delight: Janelle's Photo Album Holiday Organizer

photo album holiday organizerStart with a simple photo album from the dollar store. Add patterned paper, index cards and a bit of creativity, and what do you get? This delightful Christmas Planner from blogger Janelle at the Arizona Families blog.

What we love about this? Simplicity! Using an inexpensive photo album as the base, users add standard-sized index cards to photo pockets to create a durable holiday organizer.

Don't miss Janelle's advice about adding tabs. Using a paper punch makes it easy to make as many tabs as you need. Since you create your own planner, your tabs will be as unique and individual as you are!

Simple, inexpensive and creative: a winner!

Arizona Families Craft: Holiday Organizer

Kerry's Mini-Composition Book: Video Tutorial

Ready to make a simple--but festive--Christmas planner?

Here's an easy Christmas planner project from Kerry's Paper Crafting Blog!

Creative Christmas Planner: Scrappin' Cat's Altered Journal

christmas plannerWhat's the secret to Scrappin' Kat's elegant--and easy--altered journal Christmas planner? Combine coordinated patterned papers and cardstock, add an inexpensive composition book, and voila! A dashing entry in the Christmas planner field!

The organizer in me loves her abundance of pockets. With four sections to the planner, top tabs--a real innovation that should avoid the "dog-eared" look!--and the appeal of simplicity, this Christmas planner glows!

Nice job!

Scrappin' Cat's Christmas Planner

Tag! You're It: A Shipping Tag Christmas Planner

Can you make a Christmas planner from .... shipping tags? Yes, you can!

To prove it, check out this tag-based Christmas planner from the Cre8nMemories blog:

shipping tag Christmas planner

Pocket pages, open on the sides, are gather together in an o-ring binding. Each pocket holds shipping-tag planner pages created with rubber stamps.

Bright ribbons spark up the tag "pages"; a coordinated Christmas scrapbooking kit keeps design elements in harmony. A great job from blogger Jody Gustafson:

Cre8nMemories' Christmas Planner

Littlest Learner's Printable Christmas Gift List

printable Christmas gift listReady to make a list and check it twice? So is the happy blogger at the Littlest Learner's blog--and she's made it easy to follow along with this cute printable Christmas gift list!

Littlest Learner's earned her organizing chops honestly, as mom, teacher, and author of The Clutter-Free Classroom Guide.

Now she shares her method for Christmas organizing, along with a sprightly printable for your Christmas notebook. Using calendar deadlines, she gets holiday planning and holiday prep moving for an organized Christmas.

Don't miss the cute printable Christmas gift list! We love the bright elves and the simple--yet effective--form design. Grab it!

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Printable Christmas Gift List

Judy's Crafty! A Precious Christmas Organiser

Christmas organiserMaking a splash from "across the pond": today, talented stamper Judy shares this fresh and striking Christmas organizer and planner. (That's "organiser", to our UK friends!)

Who'd have thought a non-traditional purple color scheme could be so endearing? Built on a simple lined notebook, Judy's use of hand-colored stamped images, creative contrast matting and just-right embellishments makes this Christmas planner truly shine.

Inside, Judy's stitched a sweet recipe for a Merry Christmas. All in all, a really dazzling planner that would make a wonderful Christmas gift:

Judy's Crafty Moments: Christmas Planner

holiday organizer

Kickin' it With A Kit: Vicki's Christmas Planner!

christmas plannerThink you've got to have a scrap room full of papers and tools to make a splash with a Christmas planner? Nope!

Take a look at this vibrant Christmas planner from Vicki, blogging as Angel Stamper 2. Built from a scrapbooking kit from Colorbok, Vicki's planner rocks!

Layered self-adhesive embellishments make the cover special, while a simple--yet colorful--interior is laid out for efficient holiday planning.

Vicki uses small clips to attach gift lists to the planner pages, and tucks receipts inside a dedicated envelope on the cover.

Great job!

Vicki's Christmas Planner

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