11 Gorgeous 2019 Planners That You Simply Must See

A planner is one of the most important tools you can have to get on track for the new year. If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail! As a serious proponent of positive, forward growth, I felt I would be remiss if I didn’t share some of the best — and most gorgeous! — planners I’ve found out there. Read on to see photos and the pros and cons of each one.

Katie Daisy 2019 On-the-Go Weekly Planner: 17-Month Calendar with Pocket

2019 planner

Pros:

  • Is the most beautiful planner you’ll find
  • Artwork is inspiring
  • Fits easily in an average-size purse
  • Can use Sharpie, Micron, etc with no bleed through
  • Elastic closure and pocket keeps everything together
  • Page for yearly goals

Cons: 

  • Does not show a 7-day week on each planning page
  • May be too small for those with very busy schedules, multiple children, etc.
  • No room for addresses and phone numbers for low-tech folks

Find it at Amazon.

The Clever Fox Planner

Goal Planner

Pros: 

  • Comes with stickers!
  • Is amazingly fun to fill out if you are the list-making type. Find pages for mindmapping, goals, daily rituals, a vision board and more.
  • Each page encourages you to identify goals, priorities, wins, and areas for improvement.
  • Unconditional money-back guarantee if your productivity does not increase.
  • Available in a wide variety of colors.
  • No bleed through — markers are fine!

Cons:

  • Pages are undated. This is not a con for everyone, but you may prefer a dated planner.
  • Pen holder is not high quality — it’s better to store your pen separately.

Find it at Amazon.

Orange Circle Studio 2019 Hidden Spiral Agenda

gorgeous plannerPros:

  • Hard cover is durable, attractive, and professional
  • Tabbed months
  • Room for notes on each page
  • Stickers!
  • Fits in most purses
  • Several designs available

Cons:

  • Very basic, with no extra space for goal setting, reflections, etc
  • Over 1.5 lbs — may be on the heavy side for some

 

Pretty Simple Planner

simple planner

Pros:

  • Priced at $7.99 with free Prime shipping, it is one of the most economical planners you’ll find
  • Attractive
  • Dates are already filled in
  • Room for notes
  • Minimalists will love its basic interface
  • At 8×10, large enough to accommodate plenty of writing

Cons:

  • No space to set and evaluate goals
  • Will not fit inside most purses
  • Some bleedthrough on pages — use colored pencils with this one.

 

 

Find it at Amazon.

 

Geninne Zlatkis 2019 On-the-Go Weekly Planner

Pros:

  • Really beautiful artwork. Geninne Zlatkis’ work will make you smile.
  • Pre-dated simple interface
  • Will fit in most purses

Cons:

  • No goal-setting
  • Best for people who don’t want to put their own illustrations, stickers, etc in the planner
  • At 5×7, may be too small for some people’s needs

Find it at Amazon.

 

Bloom Daily Planner

 

daily plannerPros:

  • All the bells and whistles — includes space for personal growth, financial planning, relationships and more
  • Fits in most purses
  • Gorgeous interface
  • Free printables and downloads available from manufacturer such as to-do lists, inspirational quotes, bill tracking and more
  • Manufacturer has built a community of planner users #bloomgirl
  • Spiral bound means pages lie flat when you’re writing
  • Thick pages that are perfect for markers

Cons:

  • Some users may find the size to be too small for their needs

Find it at Amazon.

 

Our Heiday Extraordinary Year Agenda

minimalist plannerPros:

  • Elegant, minimalist design
  • Spiral bound design lies flat
  • Inspirational quotes
  • Will fit in most purses

Cons:

  • Very basic, best for those who only need to keep track of a schedule

 

Find it at Amazon.

 

 

Day Designer for Blue Sky

comprehensive plannerPros:

  • Comes in two sizes — 5×8 and 8×10
  • Each day offers the opportunity to identify top priorities, make a schedule, a to-do list and take notes
  • Simple design is elegant and clutter-free
  • Spiral bound
  • Tabs to help you find your place

Cons:

  • You may experience bleed-through with markers or gel pens
  • Creative types may find this design to be too formal

Find it at Amazon.

 

Day Designer 2019 Daily Life Planner and Agenda

day designer plannerPros:

  • Gold foil stickers!
  • Lots of pages for goal-setting, planning and productivity
  • Goal-setting and to-do list on each day
  • Spiral design lies flat
  • Large design provides plenty of room to write

Cons:

  • May be too large for many purses
  • Priced higher than many other planners

Lilly Pulitzer Large Hardcover Planner

lilly pulitzer planner

Pros:

  • Beautiful interface
  • Fits well inside most purses
  • Pages for notes and addresses
  • Stickers!
  • Matching pen set is available

Cons:

  • Very basic, no room for goal-setting, financial planning, etc
  • Not an 18 month calendar

Find it at Amazon.

 

Erin Condren LifePlanner

Pros:

  • Choose between an hourly appointment style planner or a vertical weekly spread
  • Available in several different styles
  • Includes stickers and a goodie pouch
  • Paper is fairly heavyweight, and therefore perfect for markers
  • Fits in most purses
  • Tabbed months
  • Interchangeable covers

Cons:

  • 1.4 pounds may be on the heavy side for some users
  • Price is considerably higher than most other planners

Find it at Amazon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Ultimate Girlboss Gift Guide

the girlboss gift guide

 

 

Selecting the right gift for your boss can be tricky. You want to show that you value her without being too personal. The following gifts work great because they can each be utilized within the office setting, and are therefore always appropriate — except for one. You’ll have to decide if a massage gift certificate is the right thing for your supervisor or if it is better to stick with a day planner. 🙂

classy boss gift

Any successful exec knows that a huge key to success is gratitude. What better way to help your boss say her thank you’s than with this classy stationary from Rifle Paper? You’ll come to mind every time she writes a thank you note. 🙂

 

Another key to success is organization. After using a digital calendar for a year, I discovered that I simply MUST have something on paper to look at in order to organize my thoughts. Somehow, my schedule and goals get imprinted on my brain this way! Do the same for your boss with this cute Kate Spade agenda.

Organization can be a boring task, however. These fun geometric file folders from Paper Source make it a delightful experience. No glam boss will be truly happy with plain manila folders, you know?

like a boss print

Despite all of the hassles, being a boss is fun. Here is one of my own Mad Kitty Media prints. This  Like A Boss print will add a hint of shine to her office will reminding her that she rocks the whole boss thing.

cool boss gift work that hustle

All bosses have hustle, or let’s face it, they wouldn’t be bosses. Here’s another Mad Kitty Print, Work That Hustle. Note: You can get any print you’d like customized at Mad Kitty Media for the absolutely perfect gift!

white and gold pen elegant pen

When it comes to glamour, you can’t go wrong with gold and white. Hence, this gorgeous white and gold pen. Classy, and the price is right!

unique boss gift

Paper clips aren’t a typical gift, but then again, these aren’t your typical paper clips. Kate Spade paper clips, of course.

fashionable boss gift

This cute business card holder is one of a kind and cute!

beautiful boss gift

What better way to have changeable wall art each month than with Rifle Paper’s wall calendar?

geometric candle modern boss gift

There’s always that person who burns the popcorn in the office microwave, or forgot to take a shower. Spare your boss the agony with this geometric candle by La Jolie Muse.

 

geometric boss gift

Or with this geometric candle by D.L. & Co., instead. Decisions, decisions.

 

 

fragrance female boss gift

If your office has a “no candle” policy, this Voluspa pomegranate blood orange home (or office!) fragrance will do the trick instead. 🙂

 

gift for female boss

Mad Kitty Media also makes mugs. One of our most popular is our Boss Babe mug. It’s the perfect gift for your fashionista boss. 🙂

gold sunburst picture frame boss

It’s a rare person who doesn’t enjoy having photos of friends, loved ones and pets to remind her exactly why she is slaving away at the 9-5. This gold sunburst picture frame by Argento SC will frame Fido in style.

 

wishbone boss gift

There are paperweights, and then there are paperweights. This gold wishbone by Lunares 10 is in the latter category. Include a note that tells your boss that you are lucky to have her leading the team!

fun office supplies boss

Who knew that post-it notes could be dressed up so adorably? This cute kitty could be just the thing for your feline-loving supervisor.

paperweight for boss

I have this mid-century paperweight sitting on my own desk, and have painted it gold. It’s heavy enough to serve as a doorstop if need be!

 

nice gift for boss

Every stylish office needs something like this marble jar by Aesthetic Content to hold the ubiquitous paper clips, tacks and binder clips. Fill it with chocolate to make it an extra-special gift.

hilarious boss gift

Do you have a boss who fights for her employees and clients? If so, these pink boxing gloves will be just the thing to acknowledge her sparring skills and show your appreciation.

gold and white umbrella boss gift

Rainy days can make even the most fashionable boss look like something the cat dragged in — unless she has a stylish umbrella like this gold and white one by SUABO.

gold magnifying glass

This gold magnifying glass can serve as a paperweight, an actual magnifier or a prop in office shenanigans.

 

trendy glasses chain

Keeping track of glasses is a pain, and the solutions aren’t always that attractive. Enter this gorgeous gold glasses chain to take your boss’s reading glasses to the next level.

 

keyring for boss

Office keys are often on the most awful, nondescript keyrings. Gift your boss this gold initial keyring so she can unlock the supply cabinet in style.

plaid wrap scarf for boss

If your office is like most, even the hottest summer day can reach the mid-sixties inside. A plaid wrap scarf can keep the chills at bay.

 

office decor boss gift

Or give her a soft gray throw by Nordstrom to drape over a chair. It will add a touch of homeyness and give herself something to wrap around her when she takes one of her 10-minute naps after lunch.

 

fuzzy pillow boss

And that nap? What is a nap without one of these? She’s sure to love this fuzzy pillow from Nordstrom Rack.

 

fingerless gloves boss

Keep your boss from going out into the cold unprotected with these fingerless gloves by Caslon. It’s great to have a pair just for the office so that she doesn’t freeze when an unexpected cold front blows in.

tote bag for boss

Being a boss often means attending many conferences and meetings. This daisy floral canvas tote serves as a casual alternative to a briefcase.

tablet cover for boss

Help your boss protect her iPad in style with this tablet cover — available in many colors and patterns.

gold laptop sleeve for boss

Laptop protection gets livened up with this gold and white laptop sleeve by Inateck. The gold and white Nordic pattern is on-point for the winter season.

 

 

stylish lunch bag

I’m loving the print on this stylish lunch bag by Ju-Ju-Be. It may not keep the office lunch thief at bay, but it is sure to bring a smile to your boss’s face.

Cool gift for female boss

Help your boss to diffuse stress with this sleek and modern aromatherapy diffuser. Everyone will benefit.

 

boss gift for woman rosemary

As an accompaniment to the previous gift, how about this selection of essential oils? These also make a good stand-alone gift, as simply taking a whiff of rosemary has been proven to increase speed and accuracy — a boon for your overworked boss!

 

gift for female boss massage

 

The gift you give your boss doesn’t have to be a physical one. Find out the name of a great massage therapist in the neighborhood around your office and book your boss a lunchtime appointment. Or give a gift card. It will be appreciated.

 

foot massager

A fashionable boss pays the price for those heels she wears everyday. This foot massager by Earth Therapeutics will give her tootsies a much-needed break between meetings.

 

gift for female boss

Offices are known for their dry air, and your boss’s hands will appreciate the luxurious Paneir Des Sems hand cream. The set comes with foot cream as well, and makes an excellent accompaniment to the foot massager.

 

picture frame for boss

This wooden picture frame by MG Decor will fit with any decor, and brings a bit of nature into the office.  For fun, put a photo of the team in the frame!

 

unique boss gift

As a species, we need to spend more time outside, but when we’re stuck in the office, a plant can help us relax. This bonsai tree is just the thing.

 

plant for boss gift

Air plants are ideal for the office, as they don’t have dirt and require only a misting now and then. This modern hanging planter is just the thing to provide a bit more green to your boss’s space.

 

tea gift boss

And while we’re on the subject of relaxation, consider this Tea Forte gift box. A cup of hot tea eases stress and will put your boss in a relaxed frame of mind — something we all want.

practical boss gift

Make it easy for her to brew a cup with this handy electric kettle. And did you know that Mad Kitty Media makes custom mugs as well? They’re a great way to share an office in-joke!

luxury hand cream boss gift

This luxury hand cream by Lollia is created with shea butter, macadamia nut and avocado oils and contains a floral infusion of relaxing lavender.

 

funny boss gift

This  cute kitty soap by Blue Q is the perfect gift to stick in your boss’s mailbox on her big day, or simply to let her know she’s appreciated.

unique boss gift

Coffee is the thing at the office, but health dictates that we mix it up with water. A delicious way to do so is with this infuser water bottle by Brimma.

 

nice boss gift

Your boss will be pleased to take a break from the line at the Keurig with her own mini-version.

 

cookies for boss

And what is better with a cup of coffee than a cookie? This selection of delicious cookies will completely blow your boss’s diet.

chocolate for boss

Or for a more elegant munchie, a gift box of truffles.

 

hot chocolate boss gift

Is your boss not a big coffee drinker? Everyone loves delicious hot chocolate.

 

candy for boss

This yummy citrus candy from L’Ami Provencal is not only tasty, but looks cute and welcoming on a desk.

cupcakes for boss gift

And for a true sugar-fiend, try gifting some delicious cupcakes. These tickle the tastebuds and delight the eyes.

gift for female boss crackers

Does your boss enjoy snacking but doesn’t really have a sweet tooth? Make a cheese and cracker basket. This crunchy pan forte crostini is a good starting place. For inspiration, here is a wonderful guide to cheeses.

I hope that this gift guide has inspired you and helped you to choose the most perfect gift for your boss! If you still don’t see what you’d like, definitely head on over to Mad Kitty Media and reach out to me about creating a customized gift!

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