Quick and Easy DIY Planner Dashboards You Can Do.
As promised here is a tutorial for making your own quick and easy planner dividers or dashboards as they are called in the planner world.
The tools that I am featuring are all the things I used to create the ones I use in my Happy Planner by Create 365. Most tools will be the same across the board but some will be different due to the different systems available for planners. Mine is a disk system others are wire bound or coils. You should be able to adapt where necessary.
Last week I showed you my personal planner and talked about how I set it up in sections to fit the needs of my life. I hope it inspired you to give planners a try again if you have been unsuccessful (inconsistent) at using them in the past. You can read it here.
Ok, on with today.
Here is what I used to make all the dividers in my planner: a special hole punch, 12×12 card stock, a cutter, and index tabs. If you don’t have these specialty tools no problem you can use plain old scissors, a ruler, and card stock. The specialty tools will make it a quicker process, though.
At this point, they are ready to be labeled and snapped into your planner to create your sections.
Because I was using the 12×12 cardstock sheets I had pieces left over that were large enough to create dividers for my sub-sections. So I did! I cut them to 9.25 inches long and they are 5 inches wide. I punched the holes and added the tabs at the top this time.
So there you have it. Quick and easy dividers for your planner with little expense. I love that I can change my dividers at any time! Won’t it be cute to do them for the major holidays?
You can read my previous post on how I set my planner up in sections here.