Let's all be brutally honest. Giftie Etcetera does not feature the prettiest planner pages on the internet.
Have you stopped laughing yet? :)
I try to be neat and practical in my planner, but I lose something in the process. I lose my pretty.
For the nature decorators among us, welcome. We love your pictures. For others like me, welcome. We love your dedication to purity in planning.
There is a middle ground between us, though. Let's find it together!
Decorate in See-Through Ink
Use kids' markers or stamps to decorate with so that you can still see the information under the decoration.
Draw on the Past Parts of the Page
Only do art on things like days that have already passed on your planner, as in the above photo.
Decorate Permanent Pages
For fancy decorations, focus on more permanent pages, like indexes, filed pages, or tabs.
No matter which monthly pages you order, this technique works! It also helps you to see instantly where today's date is located on a monthly page.
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