Do you know your do1p from your wo2p? Do you think a dashboard is something found in a car?
Are you new to planning and wondering what people are talking about?
This planner glossary is for you!
See how many of the following terms you are familiar with… and then see how you rate at the end!
A style of paper punching developed by Staples™
A ring or disc-bound folder that can hold planner inserts
The appearance of marks from one side of the page on the other (undesired)
Short for bullet journal
A style of notebook (usually dot-grid) that can be used for planning, with the user drawing in individual layouts and decorations by hand. This may or may not incorporate the bullet journalling method, a specific method of using keys and legends to plan in bullet journals.
A planner and insert set, sometimes also including other accessories like a dashboard and dividers
Chasing Planner Peace
A fabulous planner business selling planners, inserts and all sorts of planner accessories!
A cardboard or plastic page that is used at the front of a planner.
Stickers that are used for aesthetics only
The act of selling unwanted or surplus planner items
A system of planner closure that involves inserts attached to discs that hold the planner together. Pages can be removed and inserted easily.
Paper or cardboard inserts that are used in a ring or disc-bound planner to separate inserts according to subject matter
Page layout featuring a day on 1 page
Page layout featuring a day on 2 pages
Stands for Erin Condren, a popular manufacturer of planners featuring distinctive-sized vertical boxes
Stands for Erin Condren Life Planner, a style of planner produced by Erin Condren.
A popular marketplace for crafty goods, including many planner businesses
The use of gold or silver as a decoration on planner items
A sticker that is designed to cover the whole area of the box in an EC style planner spread
Stickers that are used for a particular purpose e.g. recording or reminding the planner about certain information
A type of sticker material that features a shiny surface
A sticker that is designed to cover half of the area of the box in an EC style planner spread
An order of planner goodies that is received in the mail
A disc-bound planner system produced by Me & My Big Ideas
A style of page layout with the days of the week running across the page
A symbol on a sticker
Pages that can be put into a ring or disc bound planner
A Japanese style of design focusing on cuteness, with images that are shy, vulnerable, charming and child-like.
A set of stickers designed to decorate a weekly layout in a planner
A type of sticker material which features a non-glossary surface
Memory planning (back planning)
Using planning layouts as a way of recording past events and memories
Mini Happy Planner
A small version of the Happy Planner
Page layout featuring a month on 1 page
Page layout featuring a month on 2 pages
Someone who attempts to create order from chaos! Also the medium through which this is attempted.
Someone who just cannot stop planning (and purchasing supplies to aid in this)
Someone who owns and runs a planner business
The ultimate goal, sought by all planners, of a planner system that suits an individual’s lifestyle and goals.
Plan With Me
A YouTube video showing people putting stickers in their planners
The act of creating a pattern of holes in paper, card or plastic
A sticker that is designed to cover a quarter of the area of the box in an EC style planner spread
Random Act of Kindness – for planners, the act of sending something planner related to another planner for their pleasure
A type of sticker material which allows the user to remove and reuse the sticker easily
The appearance of outlines of marks from one side of the paper on the other
A brand of ink pen often used by planners
A type of legend used in bullet journaling
A weekly spread of stickers designed to make a page layout beautiful
A style of page layout with the days of the week running down the page
A type of sticker material that is thick and plastic-like
A type of paper tape that can be used to decorate a planner spread.
Week on 1 page
Week on 2 pages
How did you rate?
0-15 – You’re a planner newbie! Don’t worry, you’ll soon pick up the language and all the tips and tricks to make you a better planner.
16-30 – You’re a planner apprentice – capable, learning quickly and still very enthusiastic!
31-50 – You’re a planner pro! You really know your stuff.
50+ - You must be a planner addict!
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