Planning in a paper planner is so popular right now and I’m a fan! I have plenty of gift ideas for planners because I’m a “planner girl” too! Maybe you’re trying to find gifts for bullet journal lovers. I’ve gathered several great gifts that anyone who uses a paper planner, bullet journal, or just loves to journal.
I love a good paper planner! I started using Franklin Covey day planners back in the 90’s and my love for planners has grown ever since. I’m a long-time paper planner user and there is a whole community of people online that adore planners just as much as I do.
Planning has become more than a productivity tool. Many planners love decorating their planners, some use day planners as a journal or mini-scrapbook. They are creative and LOVE their planner supplies. It’s a great hobby for geeky, creatives like me.
Bullet journaling has also taken off and thousands of people have found how helpful it is to use a bullet journal. If you have someone in your life who journals a lot or uses a bullet journal, I have some fun bullet journal gift ideas they will love
Gifts for Planners
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First things first. They need a planner. Below are some of my all-time favorite planners, you can’t go wrong with any of these companies, the quality and design are top-notch!
The Inkwell 360 ° Disc Planner allows you to create a custom planner with everything you need. Choose what style pages you like best. Because it is disc bound you can add or remove pages too.
This is a more affordable (less high-quality) disc-bound planner that many people love! It’s a great starter planner and lots of fun. They have so many fun stickers and add-ons to customize your planner too.
This would be my #1 gift to give someone who is already into weekly or daily planning. Goal planning will help them create a plan to attain their goals. Powersheets is my favorite goal planner you can read my review here.
Gift Ideas for Friends who use a Disc Bound Planner
One benefit to disc disc-bound planner is that you can move your pages around easily. Adding and removing pages is simple because the pages just slide out of the discs. A paper punch is a must-have if you want to add your own pages.
Must-Have Gift Ideas for Planners
These small photo printers are brilliant! You can easily print right from your phone. This small wireless printer is suitable for printing black-and-white photos, memos, and more!
I love this paper trimmer and find myself using it pretty often. It’s thin and the blade is safe so you don’t have to worry about little hands getting hurt.
It is nice to have an organized case to store your pens, markers, white out and pencils. This one is my favorite!
These small rules are great to keep inside your planner to use when creating straight lines and graphs.
This is a great tool for cutting your washi tape easily. No more scissors are needed, just hold the knife along the tape and tear a neat straight line!
I know I know, this isn’t a glamourous gift but pair it with some fun pens and they will love it. Trust me we all make mistakes and this white-out tape is the best!
This stuff is pretty amazing. If your recipient uses planner stickers this is a must-have! It easily removes stickers so you can move them without ruining the paper.
I recently got this and I’m in love! I love to display my big pen collection in a way that I can actually find the pen that I want and it looks so pretty on my desk. If they have a LOT of pens you might want to buy two!
Best Pens To Use in your Planner
I use and love these erasable pens. They are perfect for perfectionists!
These are some of the best gel pens.
These pens have become one of the new popular pens. They dry super fast so you don’t have to worry about them smearing.
These are a great bold pen that comes in lots of different colors. Great for lettering too.
These are great for slick stickers that need ink that won’t smear.
These are my go-to for adding color and highlighting in my planners. I might be a little addicted!
It’s no secret why these pens are so popular! With a great fine line and bright color, any planner or artist would love a set of these great pens!
Planner Stickers –
There are lots of ways to plan and for some, it’s not just for productivity but also a creative outlet. Many planner users like to use planner stickers to dress up their planner pages. Some are simply decorative and others can be more functional. Either way most planner users would love some kind of planner stickers. Below are some of my favorite sticker shops.
Planner Kate stickers were the first sticker company that I used, she has lots of fun designs!
They have beautiful yet functional sticker sets that I have been using for years!
Lately I’ve been loving stickers from MBKPlanners They have the most beautiful seasonal stickers for all sizes of planners.
Happy Planner has some of the most popular stickers. You’ll see that they have a huge assortment to choose from.
Washi Tape… If you buy your planner girl anything this year buy her WASHI TAPE!! There are so many great options out there – don’t forget to check out Etsy as well! Check out my favorites on Etsy HERE.
This thin washi tape is perfect for dividing boxes on planner pages. We planner girls love it and can’t get enough! I just added a new link to the washi tape as the tape pictured above is often out of stock.
Books for Planner Lovers
Another great gift idea for a planner is a book to learn how to improve handwriting and learn how to write beautiful lettering. This one is a best seller that people love.
This glue is much cleaner than a messy glue stick for decorating planner pages.
This is the perfect gift for someone who wants to make their own planner stickers. It can do so much! Make stickers, vinyl stickers, and personalize just about anything!
Gifts for Bullet Journal Lovers
Get started bullet journaling with this book by the original bullet journal creator, Ryder Carroll. This book gives easy-to-understand, simple instructions on how to bullet journal. This is a must-have!
I’m in love with the quality of Moleskine notebooks and any planner girl would love one under the tree! This is one of the most popular brands of notebooks for bullet journaling.
These notebooks. are very similar to Moleskine. One benefit to these notebooks is that the pages are already numbered – a huge help if you’re using them for bullet journaling.
If you need a little help when drawing in your bullet journal a stencil is helpful too. You can draw banners, a column of checkboxes, shapes, letters, icons, and more!
If you are creating your layouts in your bullet journal a good ruler is crucial. This one is perfect for bullet journalers.
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What’s on your wish list?
I hope you found just the right gift!