10 Unique 2012 Planners under P600

13 Dec

The last of 2011 is upon us. In a matter of weeks, the past 365 days will be little more than a collage of MS Word documents, pictures, conversations, text messages and facebook statuses, all suspended in the recesses of our memories. Less than a month shy of January 1, many have made headway in their search for a companion throughout the coming year (and no, I don’t mean the romantic kind). If you haven’t committed to a particular 2012 planner yet, here are 10 one-of-a-kind candidates for your consideration (click on the planner titles to check out the sellers’ original posts):

1. Design Your Life Planner

Photo from the Design Your Life Planner Facebook page.

Best for: the highlighter freak

Can’t get enough of Stabilo brights? Light up your 2012 with this zany fluorescent planner! The sisters behind C & S Designs have been producing their own planners since 2008. This year’s offering boasts of a unique design for each month and comes with stickers, a compartment for notes and a space for 3R pictures.

Price: P530, with free shipping nationwide

How and where to buy: Fill out the order form here. For more information, check out the Design Your Life Planner on Facebook.

2. Awesome Planner

Photo from the Awesome Planner Facebook page.

Best for: the adventurous foodie

From the man behind the food and trek blog Our Awesome Planet comes a planner that doubles as your next road trip companion. Choose from 12 local destinations to try each month. Fill out the vision board, and ditch the gullible tourist act by stocking up on insider traveling tips. As a bonus, challenge yourself to try the 100 tried-and-tested restos that made it to the OAP shortlist.

Price: P588, plus P100 for delivery anywhere in the Philippines

How and where to buy: Click the image for details or check out the Awesome Planner on Facebook.

3. Gawad Kalinga Planner

Photo from the Gawad Kalinga Facebook page.

Best for: the catalyst for social change

Planners come and go, but the drive to make a difference chooses neither time nor place. Celebrate the transformative power of community involvement 366 days a year with the Gawad Kalinga planner, jotting down your visions (and actions!) for a brighterPhilippinesin its ample weekly spreads.

Price: P320

How and where to buy: E-mail info@gk1world.com or check out Gawad Kalinga on Facebook

4. Oh Snap! Handy Dandy Planner

Photo from the Team Oh Snap! Multiply page.

Best for: the doodler

This planner is made for people who’d rather take things in their own hands. Take your stock of colorful pens – or your good old black ballpoint if you’re minimalist like that – and fill in the blank spaces with your own doodles and scribbles. Besides a variety of useful lists, tabs and freenote pages, the Oh Snap! planner comes in three delectable designs: watermelon, fish maki and McDo fries.

Price: P350

How and where to buy: Fill out the order form here. For more info, check out Team Oh Snap! on Facebook and Multiply.

5. Clone Stamp 2012 Lomo Planner

Photo from the Clone Stamp Facebook page.

Best for: the shutterbug

They say life is like photography – we use the negatives to develop. Whether or not you’re into analog or lomo, capture the highlights of your 2012 with the Clone Stamp planner. The brainchild of two Fine Arts students from UP Diliman, the planner features inside pages in pastel pink and a pocket for your knick-knacks.

Price: P380

How and where to buy: Fill out the order form here. For more info, check out Clone Stamp on Facebook.

6. The Es-KWELA-han Project 2012 Planner

Photo from the Es-KWELA-Han Project Facebook page.

Best for: the student with an A+ sense of humor

Turn your school day from a blah to a blast with a planner especially designed for the Gtec-grasping, notebook-toting, non-taxpaying crowd. When the going gets tough and Hell Week rears its ugly head, keep your cool with the planner’s hefty supply of jokes, pick-up lines and trivia.

Price: P300

How and where to buy: Contact Carlo (09064802944), or Rosalie (09058525428 / 09467507010 / 09222391178) for orders. For more info, check out the Es-KWELA-han Project on Facebook.

7. Lego Planner

Photo from the Pretty in Fairness Multiply page.

Best for: the child-at-heart

Make each day a touch more playful with this nifty lego-inspired organizer. Let your inner child loose all year round as this neat looker keeps your milestones and building blocks in check for a solid, colorful 2012.

Price: P450

How and where to buy: Click the link above for orders. For more info, check out Pretty In Fairness on Multiply.

8. The Last Planner You’ll Ever Have

Photo from The Last Planner You'll Ever Have 2012 Facebook page.

Best for: the deadline afficionado

Many people laugh off the Mayan prediction and look forward to debunking it by partying on December 22, 2012. But there’s always that one person who laughs a couple of seconds later than everyone else, mentally calculating the days left to check off the items in his/her bucket list. Assuage his/her/your fear of the unknown with the Last Planner’s tongue-in-cheek predictions of the world’s demise. Whether or not 2012 is the year of reckoning, nothing beats a go-getter carpe diem attitude– and a planner that imbibes such – to shoo the doomsday blues away.

Price: P375

How and where to buy: Fill out the order form here. For more info, check out The Last Planner You’ll ever have on Facebook.

9. Moonleaf Planner

Photo from the Moonleaf Tea Shop Facebook page.

Best for: the milk tea addict

Crazy for Moonleaf? Then this planner will be just your cup of tea. All-out fanaTEAcs can get their fix 24/7 with the planner that launched a thousand tweets. Feast your eyes on the trademark Moonleaf aesthetic with its clean lines and minimalist black, white and green palette. The planner comes with discount coupons, including one that entitles you to a free drink on your birthday and another on Moonleaf’s anniversary.

Price: P300 for the white cover, P450 for the black

How and where to get it: Available in all Moonleaf branches. For more info, check out Moonleaf Tea Shop on Facebook and Twitter.

10. The Book of Ten

Photo from the Wanderlust Finds Multiply page.

Best for: the person who doesn’t believe in planners

Making schedules and keeping records of daily events isn’t for everyone. The more spontaneous are inclined to veer away from routine, and may find updating a planner too much of a chore. The Book of Ten may just be your best bet if you’re more into the big picture than the small details. Featuring 10 lists that pertain to different facets of one’s persona, this “life planner” espouses the bare essentials, daring you to push limits and to achieve more, no matter what day, month or year.

Price: P390

How and where to get it: Check out Wanderlust Finds on Multiply.

13 Responses to “10 Unique 2012 Planners under P600”

  1. Trish December 20, 2011 at 6:03 pm #

    thanks for the blog feature! can you please send me your name so i can properly acknowledge you at our site? couldnt find your name here. thanks again.

  2. twasallyellow December 23, 2011 at 3:12 pm #

    Merry Christmas 🙂

    This is Jamie from News To Go, GMA News TV.

    Im searching for unique planners and luckily, i came across your site 🙂

    News To Go is a new morning show hosted by Ms. Kara David and Mr. Howie Severino. It airs daily at 9 : 00 – 10 : 00 am.

    We’re featuring unique planners on Monday on our show; We wish to feature these planners on your blog.

    Do you have contacts for these? Also, will you be available to our spokesperson? 🙂

    May i ask for your number po? Mine is 0916 400 92 64

    Thank you very much and Merry Christmas! 🙂

    • Angel Britanico December 27, 2011 at 11:43 am #

      Happy holidays, and thanks for dropping by! Sorry for the delayed response; I only read your comment today. If I can still be of help in any way, just give me word. 🙂

  3. Manny Gonzales December 26, 2011 at 6:14 am #

    Thanks for writing about us, Angel! Hope you get to enjoy the planner=) We also posted the link to your blog on our FB=)

    • Angel Britanico December 27, 2011 at 11:44 am #

      Sure will. Thanks very much, Manny! More power 🙂

  4. tiff k December 28, 2011 at 2:35 pm #

    Thanks so much for writing about these planners! I’ve featured some but good thing I found your site too because I’m in the process of selecting my own planner. You forgot Slate though! 🙂

    • Angel Britanico December 30, 2011 at 11:30 pm #

      It took me a while to decide on mine too! Hehe. Yep, I came across Slate (loved the quotes they included), but I chose to focus on the planners that had yet to be featured in other similar lists. Thank you for reading, Tiff! 🙂

  5. Aiane Bernadette Lim (@aianelim) January 2, 2012 at 8:21 pm #

    Thank you for posting this! Great help 🙂

    • Angel Britanico January 4, 2012 at 2:49 am #

      Thank you for reading, Aiane! Glad to have been of help 🙂

  6. Kathryn Pua February 1, 2012 at 1:22 pm #

    Thanks for reviewing the Book of Ten 🙂 I posted your link in our FB page:

    I also appreciate the post in the 2bU article! 😀

    • Angel Britanico February 5, 2012 at 12:36 am #

      You’re welcome, Kathryn. Thanks for reading and sharing the post as well! 😀

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