This is actually a really timely post for me - I recently finished a diy project I'd love to share! I've been having some trouble keeping track of dates in my head (a sign of too much stress for me - normally I have no problem remembering to, say, pay bills on time and return library books before they are overdue) so I decided what I needed was a planner. I've been without one for about two years, because really, what did I need it for? My schedule at work generally stayed the same and everything else was whenever I felt like it. But now, with all the things I'm trying to cram into this summer it was definitely necessary!
I looked into buying one, but let's face it - none of those are ever exactly what you want, or if they are they're those "build your own" kits that cost you $50 by the time you finish getting everything you want. So, I decided to make my own, using the binding skills I learned at work! I started with what pages I knew I'd want in the middle. Obviously a weekly schedule is a must: