DIY & HOW TO

How To Plan in the Deluxe Monthly Planner

The DMP is whatever you want it to be!

Budgeting, project planning, event planning, oh my! The Deluxe Monthly Planner is a powerful addition to the LifePlanner™ for every type of project, from personal to professional. We're here to help you with ideas for how to plan in your monthly planner to maximize organization and productivity!

Step 1: Decide how you're going to use your monthly planner!

The Deluxe Monthly Planner is an incredible tool when it comes to tackling specific or specialized projects like budgeting or building out a content calendar. First, decide what your goals are. Second, set your intention for planning. Then, start planning!

Before you begin, read on for more helpful tips to set you up for successful planning in your Deluxe Monthly Planner.

Step 2: Set goals in the two-page goals spread.

Start your planning by setting intentions. Whether you're setting goals by the month (with one box for each month of the year) or targeting specific topics (like health, finances and personal), make a point to make a goal!

Step 3: Add dates to your monthly calendar.

Start by adding any important dates to your monthly calendars. From birthdays to holidays, exams to anniversaries, note those important days you don't want to forget!

Need more organization inspiration to get started? Check out How To Start Planning in our Inspiration Center!

Step 4: Take notes in style!

Take advantage of the additional notes pages between the monthly spreads and combine the best parts of a LifePlanner™️ with the structure of a notebook!

Step 5: Customize your monthly planner!

Create a personalized planner that's perfect for you! Customize your cover and add on the extras! You can even add on more notes pages to fit your needs, with three layout options: lined, dot grid & productivity!

Don't forget to accessorize with new, stylish planner accessories! There are so many ways to organize your days with this must-have book!