Sunday, August 24, 2008

First Look: 2009 Calendars and Planners

Little White Rabbit wall calendar

Update on Oct. 28, 2010: Although this post features 2009 planners and calendars, most of the companies noted have 2011 versions available now; the links have been updated to point to the new products.

A reader question about calendars reminded me that the 2009 calendars are becoming available. Here are some out-of-the-ordinary ones that caught my eye.

Over on Etsy, Nakisha sells her Little White Rabbit calendar.

2009 planner with little whales on the cover

Also on Etsy, Sarah Pinto's planners are "hand-printed and bound on recycled paper with eco-friendly ink" - and made in San Francisco. She has a number of patterns, but I especially like the whale.

Also on Etsy, but only for those who of you who take their religion with a large dash of humor: the My Jesus Coloring Calendar. Update on Oct. 1, 2009: There's nothing for sale on this Etsy store right now, and no word as to what might be coming, and when.

Twelve Muses wall calendar

Moving on, Papaya has a few calendars, but the Twelve Muses wall calendar is my favorite.

calendar - the art of Andy Everson

Island Art, which features Canadian artists, brings us this calendar with the art of Andy Everson.

Asterix wall calendar and dog (chien) calendar

Jnf Productions, based in France, brings us a number of calendars; here are just two. The company also has a number of school diaries, running from September 2008 through September 2009.


And finally, there's the FlyLady wall calendar. This one has no pretty or cute pictures - rather, the entire calendar space is used to provide big boxes to write in. (The penny shows you just how large the boxes are.) You can jazz the calendar up a bit with her sticker kits, or just buy the calendar. Note that this is a 17-month calendar, running from August 2008 to December 2009.

Related Posts:
Paper Planners That (Almost) Make Me Wish I Used a Paper Planner
Calendars and Holidays
Four Calendars to Consider for 2008
Reader Question: Agendas for a Mom
Calendars from Pomegranate
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C.J. said...

I am looking for a wall calendar to keep my husband on the "same page" as me for bills and general finances. He wants to see this month and next at the same time to plan deposits ad savings. I have found some with 2 months on the same "page", but when you flip, you start with the next 2 months. Is there such a thing as a calendar that has 2 of each month, so that on one page, you have Jan. and Feb., then when Jan. is over, you flip to the next page showing Feb. and Mar., and so on. Does this make sense? And with enough room to write lots of stuff in like the Fly Lady calendar.

Jeri Dansky said...

C.J., I've never seen such a calendar.

Maybe you just want 2 calendars hanging next to each other.

Calendar 1: Open to January, then March, then May, etc.

Calendar 2: Open to February, then April, then June, etc.

Jeri Dansky said...

Now, two years later, I've found something that might help: the TriView wall calendars. Thanks to Deb on the Analog Organization and Productivity Yahoo group for bringing this to my attention.