Year-Round Organizing

Organizer open viewAfter a few days of pondering what should actually go into my organizer, I’ve finally come up with what I think is the perfect year-round organizer for my gift giving. Don’t get me wrong, I love all those ChristmasAll Event OrganizerGift guide and perpetual calendar organizers that I’ve seen lately, but I wanted an organizer that could be used throughout the year. I’m thinking of giving these to my kids teachers for Christmas. So, here’s what’s in my pockets:

If you click on the links above, they should take you to a PDF file for each of the documents I created.

To make the organizer, I followed two tutorials and then combined them both to personalize Perpetual calendar closeupmy own and make it useful for my own purposes. Gift guide closeupHere are links for the samples that I used as my inspiration: Blue Moon Stamping, Stamps, Paper, Scissors. My spirals for my gift guide are quite large. I only had the 5/8″ binding coils for the Bind-it-All. I think the guide would look much better if it were bound with the 1/4″ coils. Just one more thing that I need to order. If you have a chance to get one of these little beauties, GET IT! I Note cardslove mine! It cuts through chipboard, CDs, metal, and lots of other stuff.

My supplies included:

  • Stamps: Amazing to Zany, Bold Alphabet (retired), Flowers & Flourish
  • Cardstock: Old Olive, Close to Cocoa, Cameo Coral, Apricot Appeal, Whisper White, and Linen Prints background paper
  • Ink: Old Olive, Close to Cocoa, Cameo Coral, Apricot Appeal
  • Accessories: Rose and Chocolate 1/4″ grosgrain, Old Olive 5/8″ grosgrain, Scallop circle and 1 3/8″ circle punch, white 2-pocket file folder, Large Open-end envelope, Small Open-end envelopes, Bind-it-All.

Thanks so much for looking! If you have any questions, please be sure to let me know!