Sizzix : Gold Planner Set Up

I truly enjoy setting up planners. The decorating & embellishing a planner gives me a sense of satisfaction + it is so fun to do so! Previously, I have set-up one in my pink fabric personal sized planner, shared on social media and got a lot of kind comments. 

One fine day, I got a direct message from the Sizzix Community Manager if we could coloborate and I replied - yes! I was asked to create a planner project which I'm happy to do so! After exchanging few emails, I finally got the Sizzix dies. I was given the liberty to choose too. How awesome is that?! I really love every single one of them! I was also so glad that my Sizzix Big Shot Machine is so easy to use with these dies. It cuts so well and precise too. 

Image of Planner: Gold / Silver - Personal Sized (Free Ship)
Photo credit: Happie Scrappie

I began to hunt for a new planner & saw this beautiful Love Doki Gold personal sized planner in Happie Scrappie's online shop. I was floored and knew I have to buy it to decorate with the Sizzix metal dies! 


So without further a due, here's what I have created for my planner dashboards & pages... 

I chose the Maggie Holmes collections (Open Book, Confetti & Shine) to create. Working in a collection will not only save you tons of time but it will also create a cohesive look to your project. 
Since the planner is gold, I incorporated some gold elements too. And I also worked mostly pastel colours so it does not overwhelmed the whole look of my planner. 
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I wanted to create my first dashboard with layered flower designs. And the word in Tim Holtz dies "cherish" is just perfect for this! I was pretty happy with the look, the colours worked so well together! 

At the left side of the planner, I embellished the pockets with lots of embellishments like paper clips, tags, decorative clips and stickers. These elements are perfect to be used in decorating your to-do-list, shopping list and so on.

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I absolutely adored the banner dies in Rachael Bright's collection and decided I should create a dashboard with various banners + cute little bows. This looked so fun & lovely. 

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For this page, I added some enhancements i.e.: the banner die cut + the word "together" die cut & stamped so blessed to complete the look. 

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The tag + forever die cuts work so well in the frame. Don't you think so?

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I maintained the same colours of the layered flower as the ones in the first dashboard for a cohesive look. 

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One of the dies in Rachael Bright collection has a tag that looks pretty much like a 'bow' and that's how I got the inspiration to use them as bows! That handwritten word "beautiful" matched so well with the bows!

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For this page, I only enhanced the patterned paper by stamping the bows & die cut them out. I also stamped the phrase 'so much gratitude' lightly with a light grey ink. 

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The tag dies are so easy to use and to decorate. And the small alpha stamps are perfect to create your own title. 

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There are tons of selections of Sizzix dies you can use on your planner or your paper projects. All you need is a little imagination + fun ideas of how you can create with them. 

I hope you enjoyed this planner set-up post and be inspired to decorate one for yourself today!

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Once again, thank you Sizzix for the sponsored dies and the awesome opportunity to work together. 
Thanks for coming by! Happy crafting!

Xoxo Jessy

1 comment

tiffanis scraps said...

Oh I absolutely Love it!!! The gold is just gorgeous!