Upgrade A $1 Dollar Planner

I have been looking for a planner for a while now.  I was in Dollar Tree and spotted this one.

planner redo 2

I didn’t like the design, so I decided to give it a little update.  I inspected the planner and noticed that the plastic around the planner could be removed.  Since it could be removed I knew I could make a different cover.  This is a picture of the inside of the planner.  You can see the plastic cover can be removed.

planner inside

I took a look on the computer and found some images that I could modify to make the planner cover.

I printed the images on Card stock.

Next I inserted the pages into the planner cover.  I did have to trim so they would fit inside the cover. This is what my daughter wanted for her planner.

Planner redo

This is what it looks like Completed.

planner redo 3

I wanted mine monogrammed.  This is what mine looked like completed.

Planner complete

Planner final

I think it looks much better personalized.  It was a quick and easy update. What do you think?

planner redo 2 Planner final

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15 comments

    • tr8smith@yahoo.com says:

      Thanks! I can change the design any time the mood strikes. 🙂 Let me know if you update and how it turns out.

  1. candy says:

    I like your cover so much better. Will be pinning this to keep in mind for some personal gifts for christmas. My mind is spinning with ideas.

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