The WOW Factor: Monica's Christmas Planner

Sitting right at the WOW point between pretty and practical, you'll find this Christmas planner from the U.K.: Monica's Christmas Planner.

Layered embellishments spark up a simply-constructed pocket planner, yet leave plenty of space for hard-working planner inserts.

Using printable pocket planner pages for holiday tasks, Monica's planner zeros in on holiday to-dos, while retaining loads of eye candy appeal.

If you live in the U.K., you can purchase a kit from Monica to create this planner yourself. Lovely!

Monica's Christmas Planner

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Digital Delight: My Christmas Planner

Looking for an easy way to bring designer dazzle to your Christmas planner? Take a tip from craft blogger Paper Pile Kitten, and tap digital resources to create your holiday organizer!

This pretty, practical planner incorporates hand-written notes, digital scrapbook downloads, stamps and stickers to create a one-of-a-kind holiday planning powerhouse.

We love the strong red-and-white design, the eye-popping embellishments, and most of all, the simplicity of using a digital template to create a Christmas planner.

My Christmas Planner 2012

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Pretty Menu Printable: This Designer Cooks

Jump to the intersection of cooking and creativity, and you'll find this pretty holiday menu planner from blogger This Designer Cooks!

With a serene color scheme, sparkling graphics and an efficient layout, this free printable will help you plan and organize holiday meals.

When visiting the site, do follow blogger Stephanie's instructions to download this image for printing. Because it's not shared as a .PDF file, you may need to use a helper application like Microsoft Word to print this image at the size you'll need.

Printable Holiday Menu Planner


Flexible and Fabulous: Cassadiva's Christmas Planner

Want an easy way to assemble a Christmas planner? Take a tip from blogger Cassadiva!

Her comb-bound Christmas planner lies flat, yet is flexible enough to fold back for easy use.

Cassadiva's assembled her personalized organizer from holiday planning templates from Using a binding service from her local office supply store to build her planner, she's created an efficient and easy-to-make planner option.

Decorated with pretty cover pages, it's a functional and fabulous power tool for holiday planning. Good job!

Cassadiva's Comb-Bound Christmas Planner

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iMom's Money-Saving Christmas Gift Planner

Need help keeping tabs on holiday spending? Check out this helpful Christmas Gift Planner printable from!

Track your gift list, your budget and your actual spending with this helpful planner page. Bonus checklists for wrapping and mailing make sure your holiday gifts will be decked out and delivered on time.

An ink-saving feature: the site offers two versions of this printable gift list, in color, and in black-and-white. Take your pick!

Money-Saving Christmas Gift Planner


Free Printable: Clean Mama's Holiday Shortcuts

Think the whole "Christmas planner" thing is a bit over the top? Here's a streamlined, all-in-one printable for Christmas planning: Clean Mama's Holiday Shortcuts Planner.

Designed to give you a quick grip on the most important holiday tasks, this planner would be right for singles, young families, or anyone who wants a single-page reminder of Christmas prep basics.

Pretty pink-and-green colors make it motivating!

[Note: this planner is shared as a printable image, not the more versatile .PDF format, and the page opens in a lightbox, which can be a bit confusing. Right-click on the image to save it to your computer for printing.]