10 Non-Planners for the Anti-Planner

Because planners aren't for everyone.

(SPOT.ph) Admit it: You landed on this page because you’re the type of person who tries to use a planner but always end up using it only until February (or March, at most). If you fail at keeping your planner updated but you still want to make sure you’re on the right track, maybe desk pads are more your speed. Below, we round up 10 helpful desk pads perfect for anti-planners.

Icon Weekly Planner (P380) from The Paperboy Co.

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This cute weekly planner from The Paperboy Co. can be personalized with your name and chosen icon. Whether you’re a coffee lover, a shutterbug, a pizza lover, et cetera, you’ll love that the pads are customizable to suit your personality. Each pad contains 50 sheets, so it can last you about a year.

2019 Calendar Pad (P250) from Belle de Jour

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Want to see all your important events and meetings in one glance? What you need is a calendar pad and Belle de Jour has the perfect one for you. This one even has space dedicated for your notes!

To-Do List (P150) from Fab Manila

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If you love ticking things off your to-do list, then this cute pad from Fab Manila is a great pick. It comes in different designs so you’re sure to find one that’ll suit your taste.

Weekly Planner (P750) from Print Café

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These weekly desk pads from Print Café feature a minimalist design and come in cool earth tones: white, green, blue, and gray. They’re also letterpressed, giving them an irresistible charm!

Simple Planner Pad (P180) from The Craft Central

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This undated planner pad from The Craft Central gives you lots of writing space, perfect for those who have a lot of things going on. Each page features ample writing space for your daily plans. Plus, there’s additional space for notes and other important reminders.

To-Do Notepad by Louise Ramos (P119) from Common Room


Yup, this to-do notepad from freelance artist Louise Ramos will really help you “get shit done.” Its cute design almost makes you forget about all the tasks you have to accomplish! The pads have a section for your notes, too.

Checklist (P150) from PostScript Designs

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If you love making lists, this notepad from PostScript Designs is perfect for you. It’s a no-nonsense checklist that you can personalize with your name—a great gift idea for your coworkers!

Weekly Desk Pad (P275) from Heima


Heima’s weekly checklist pads are so IG-worthy, they’ll make any desk look #aesthetic despite the mess. This chic weekly planner will make you look like your life is in order. You can even use the notes section to write inspirational quotes or your favorite song lyrics to help lift your mood!

One Fine Day Desk Pad (P200) from Design Hatch

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Who says you can’t do much with a desk pad? This one from Design Hatch has an hourly layout, a section for your top three priorities, a checklist for your tasks, and a notes section.

Everyday Journal (P189) From Sunday Paper

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If you like listing down all the things you have to do, then this journal from Sunday Paper is right up your alley. It’s fuss-free and designed for those who are focused on getting things done.

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