Christmas Planner Tours

Christmas Planner Tutorial: Altered Spiral Notebook

holiday plannerIt's purse-sized and powerful: an altered spiral notebook turned holiday planner!

Papercrafter Krista, blogging as Scraps in Bloom, shares her method for creating a tiny treasure for holiday planning with this step-by-step tutorial. Beginning with a small notebook, she shows how to add covers, divider pages and embellishments.

We'd suggest including a fold-out envelope for receipts--and we love the ribbon-tab dividers!

Made in multiple, these small Christmas planners would make wonderful gifts for a special sister or friend. Get crafting!

Tutorial: Altered Spiral Notebook Holiday Planner

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Christmas Planner: Zowie!

christmas planenrWe've seen creative Christmas planners around here, but zowie! This one is a marvel!

From blogger Life Outside the Fishbowl, we're stunned by the colorful, creative use of shapes, embellishments and materials--and only wish we could see more.

Looks like this christmas planner is the subject of an upcoming class in Chantilly, Virginia; if only it were taking place in my neck of the woods!

Christmas Planner: Zowie!

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Christmas Notebook Tour: A Quilter's Planner

quilter's Christmas notebookPapercrafting, scrapbooking and rubber stamping your Christmas planner? Move over for a new crafting inspiration, with this notebook tour of a quilter's Christmas planner.

Quilter Cathi added a printed paper label to festive fabric to make this wonderful Christmas planner.

Custom-made divider pages and title page add to the appeal of this handmade Christmas notebook, so don't miss Cathi's version of the Christmas Countdown calendar!

Check it out!

A Quilter's Christmas Notebook

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Small Is Good: Purse-Sized Holiday Planner

christmas notebookDownsizing your Christmas notebook this year? Take a look at this simple--but powerful--purse-sized Christmas planner created by Laurie.

Blogging as My Home For The Holidays, she's made small and simple her goal this year. Using downsized copies of Christmas planner forms from, her hand-made notebook has all the organizing elements anyone would need to get organized for Christmas.

Laurie's Holiday Planner

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Christmas Countdown Has Started: Bekka's Pocket Planner

christmas pocket plannerThe Christmas Countdown has started, notes UK stamper Bekka--so she's made it easy to make a list and check it twice with a Christmas pocket planner.

Showcased at her Feeling Crafty blog, Bekka's clever use of specialty punches and scrapbooking embellishments makes this project a stand-out. The tall column with the scalloped notch makes a tidy home for holiday receipts, while the turned-down pockets to either side keep Christmas pocket planner forms handy.

Check it out--and while you're visiting, don't miss Bekka's offer to e-mail assembly instructions for this beautiful Christmas pocket planner:

The Christmas Countdown Has Started: Christmas Pocket Planner

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Holiday Planner: Pretty Composition Notebook Cover

holiday plannerIf simple--but pretty--is what you're looking for in a Christmas planner, check out this offering from

Using a simple composition notebook, these clever crafters have added a pretty, three-dimensional cover. Stamped felt holly leaves form a pretty frame for a die-cut title.

We like the innovative stamping technique of running scrap cardstock through a crimper, then using it as a rubber stamp to create candy-stripe effects.

Holiday Planner

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Christmas Notebook: Fa-La-Luscious Holiday Planner

holiday plannerPlanning for Christmas? Who wouldn't love to store gift lists and holiday menu plans in this fa-la-luscious example of a Christmas notebook?

Crafted by blogger Nancy, it's a great balance of creative inspiration and solid notebook divider pages.

Better, her eclectic, colorful approach is a great way to use bits and pieces of scrap paper to create a one-of-a-kind Christmas planner:

Fa-La-La-La-La-La Holiday Planner

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