Total Tutorial: Awesome Christmas Planner

We're of two minds about this over-the-top Christmas planner. With the most complete tutorial presentation we've ever seen--including video!--blogger Oz-somestamps does a great job explaining how to make this wildly creative entry in the holiday planner field.

But be aware: this project, lovely as it is, is fairly complex and will require some specialty tools. Using a Zutter Bind-it-All and Crop-A-Dile Big Bite papercrafting tools, this project may be for dedicated papercrafters only.

This project also includes downloadable .PDF instructions and printable pages for the planner forms found in the folder. (Once again, we're a bit divided in our praise--these forms show a lot of similarity to Christmas pocket planner forms offered by OrganizedChristmas.com. In the spirit of sharing, we'd like to have seen credit given where credit was due.... but since they're a nice variation on the theme, we're pointing them out anyway.)

Get crafting on this awesome planner from OZ-somestamps:

Christmas Planner Tutorial

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Fast and Fun: Stash-Busting Christmas Planners

When it comes to making a workable Christmast planner, embellishments, stamped designs and lavish ribbons are nice to have, but simple's good, too! And when the Christmas planner project helps empty the craft stash and make good use of small scraps of paper? It's a stand-out project!

Check out these designs from blogger team Karen and Martha from Scrappin' Our Stash 2009. Using inexpensive pocket folders from the office supply store, these clever, sustainable folder-based planners are fast to make, fun to use.

Great job!

Christmas File Folder Planners from Scrappin' Our Stash

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Simple and Sweet: Jenn's 2009 Holiday Planner

jenn's holiday plannerBlogging as Mission Inkpossible, Jenn brings us this sweet and simple 2009 holiday planner.

Using a composition book as a base, Jenn's added seasonal calendars created in Excel, and a receipts envelope.

Divider tabs sort this easy Christmas planner into categories--and spritely stamps and embellishments make it pretty.

Check it out!

Mission Inkpossible: 2009 Holiday Planner

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Christmas Planner Tour: Just Plain Happy's Holiday Planner

Christmas plannerSo you like the Christmas pocket planner concept, but need more room? With full-size pages and the convenience of pockets, blogger Just Plain Happy's holiday planner is worthy of note!

Check out her colorful, clever solution to holiday planning. Slip full-sized planner pages, notepads and receipt envelopes into the decorated pockets of this Christmas planner to organize gifts, crafts and Christmas cards.

It's a winner!

Just Plain Happy's Holiday Planner

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Tutorial: Make A Holiday Planner With Technique Trail

holiday planner tutorialHere you go: a nicely-illustrated tutorial for a Christmas pocket planner, from blogger Pat at The Technique Trail.

We like Pat's restful color scheme, precise measurements and supply list; this tutorial will take you from start to finish quickly and easily.

To make it better? Add printable Christmas planner pages to speed the job--and create holiday gifts for sisters and friends.

Holiday Planner Tutorial

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Planner Tour: Charming Christmas Organizer

christmas plannerIt's a Christmas pocket planner of great charm: this entry from Angela, via blogger Polished to Perfection.

As you tour Angela's take on a Christmas pocket planner, note the clever and creative decorations applied to stamps, labels, and most of all, notepads!

Who wouldn't love to get ready for the holiday season with this charming planner? Nicely done!

Angela's Christmas Planner

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