Getting your studio (and personal life) organized can be a challenge sometimes, but oh-so-rewarding! Andie Reavely of A Visual Anthology is sharing how she's started her new year off right with The Big Picture Planner: "My first step was to find something I liked to use to contain my pages and found that I could upload custom designs to Zazzle.com! I ordered a custom printed 1-inch 3-ring binder and I love it! I feels professional and was easy to make it match my studio vibe.
Secondly, I used the suggested 32lb paper for my pages and sections; (it's the best paper choice and oh so smooth to write on!) Next, I ordered a bunch of darling washi paper tapes and gold jumbo paperclips to help me organize and block out times and days on my monthly and weekly schedules. Finally, I got to work brain storming goals and action steps!
I love how the sections continually remind me of my goals and to-do items—in both my business and personal time. The weekly overview sections really help me to focus my week and set tangible, manageable goals. I have a spacious standing desk that enables me to have the planner open and beside me throughout my work day, helping me maximize my time and brain space.
I also love the simplistic, yet versatile design of the template, which allowed for me to change and add a few sections that were relevant to my studio and workflow. Ah! And speaking of workflow, I am loving the streamlined workflow section! I feel peace of mind knowing that I won't forget something or lose track of any details, or forget what has been completed!"
Thanks for sharing, Andie! We love your approach and are so happy for your success. Enjoy your $75 shopping spree on us~
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Design Aglow's Wedding Week 2017 has come to a close and we are thrilled to have received over 1000 entries in our inspiring image contest! Thank you to everyone who entered and made Wedding Week 2017 such a blast!
Our panel of judges have chosen the final winners based on originality, composition, and technique. See our three winners below, as well as some of our favorite images that deserve an honorable mention for making us swoon.
We’re having a huge sale on all of our almost perfect Big Picture Planners! Huzzah!
But wait. What does “almost perfect” mean? Well, these are the planners that have teeny tiny aesthetic defects. Don’t worry! They haven’t been totally wrecked, they just have small ink marks or scratches that occurred during transit to our office. You can see images of these small damages below.