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Life is full of demands and details.

Do you sometimes struggle to keep track of them all?

Have you ever felt completely overwhelmed by your to-do list?

... or wondered how on earth to make time for YOUR dreams and goals, 

as well as always looking after everybody else?

Do you set New Year's resolutions but forget them all by February? 

Do you see a big gap between where you are and where you want to be?

Do you feel like you're completely on top of things... or more like life has gotten on top of you?

I think this planner is absolutely incredible! I get so much anxiety at night worrying about all the things I have to do during the week! Like all mothers I carry such a heavy mental load. But 10 mins at the start of the week with my planner and all my load is alleviated. I know that everything I need to remember is there and laid out perfectly."

Introducing the...

Dreams by Design is not just another planner. It's a complete life organisation tool. 

This unique system, based on proven research in productivity, helps you dream big and focus small. 

It gives you the tools you need to set goals you'll actually keep, and follow through with your top priorities on a monthly, weekly and daily basis.

Dreams by Design helps you manage every aspect of your busy life; from your daily schedule to meal planning and budgeting. You'll be able to keep track of the small stuff of everyday life, without losing sight of the big stuff - your life goals and purpose.

NO waiting around - this printable planner is sold as an instant digital download, so you can get started right away! 

It's available in both A4 and U.S. Letter size (8.5" x 11"). Simply select your preferred option at checkout.

Prices are in US dollars. 

This product is a printable planner. No physical product will be shipped.

I stumbled across your Dreams by Design Planner and it's completely changed my life! 

I love the multiple uses and how you can totally make it your own. It came to me during a really hard time in my life and I am so happy it did."

What makes Dreams by Design different?

Do you have a bunch of half-used planners in your drawer? Or notepads full of ideas and dreams that you've never followed through on?

Dreams by Design is different from the rest. Here's where other planning systems fall short:

  • They leave your goals at the front - where you're NEVER going to look at them again!
  • They set you up for failure because they have no inbuilt system for follow-through all the way down to a monthly, weekly and daily level
  • They require you to copy your to-do list from week to week if you don't get everything done, which gets tedious and defeating... and you'll quickly give up
  • Planners for women are often pretty but lack basic functionality for productivity such as time blocking and habit tracking
  • Planners with better functionality are often made by men, for men - so their designs are drab and uninspiring, and they ignore requirements that are important to home makers 
  • Most planners are little more than a glorified calendar - they give you a place to jot appointments, but that's about it
  • Other planners try to over-engineer your life by forcing you into a rigid structure that just doesn't fit.

While some planners focus on one or two areas of life management, they nearly always overlook the complete package of essentials that will actually help you succeed.

I have long been a "planner person," and have been a loyal Erin Condren lover for years - but the Dreams by Design planner took my love for planners to a whole new level. 

I LOVE the separate space each day for a to do list and my schedule - as well as the weekly to dos, priority tasks, and meal planning! This planner has kept me focused and helped me achieve my goals as I took my photography business full time!"

If you feel like you're constantly running faster and faster but getting nowhere, you're not alone!

And you know what else?


You don't have to keep trying harder and harder until you burn out. 

You don't need more discipline. 

You already have everything you need to succeed. 

You just need the right system. One that will support you in managing all the crazy demands of your life. One that will help you FINALLY find the time for your biggest dreams and priorities.... even if you've been putting them off for years.

Here's the thing. I want you to hear this....

YOU are not the problem!

Prices are in US dollars. 

This product is a printable planner. No physical product will be shipped.

Over the past three years I have spent hours experimenting with different ways to organise my life. It became a daily obsession - I would purchase a planner or a set of printables and like it at first, but it always felt like something was missing. I could not figure out what. I felt very disappointed and decided I would never buy another planner ever again! 

Then.... I found your planner. Dreams by Design is the best planner I have ever, ever used!!!!! It has everything I have been searching for, from goal setting to the weekly layout. I also love the oversized page that opens up so you can see your To Do list against the weekly plan. 

The design is genius - I could just cry I am so happy!!"

Choose from three gorgeous cover styles!

Who says planning should be boring? Keep things fresh and pretty with these delicious covers. 

You'll receive all three designs with your purchase, so you can swap things out whenever you feel like a change.

Prices are in US dollars. 

This product is a printable planner. No physical product will be shipped.

When I decided to make my own planner, it was because I'd tried just about every system on the market - sometimes spending hundreds of dollars on a single purchase - and still couldn't find exactly what I was looking for.

The Dreams by Design Planner is my perfect system, born out of years of frustration with planners that simply didn't meet my needs. 

I wanted a planner that would support long-term goal setting and allow me to reverse-engineer my life - starting with the big picture and working down to the small stuff we need to keep track of in everyday life. 

I wanted a planner that encouraged consistent follow-through, month after month and week after week. 

I wanted a planner that was extremely functional, but also beautiful. 

And I wanted a planning system that would kickstart massive productivity and enable me to smash my personal goals.

I'm thrilled to have created my perfect planner, and I know you're going to love using it just as much as I do.

Let's take a look inside at all the jam-packed features that come with EVERY copy of the Dreams by Design printable Planner.

What's inside?

The Dreams by Design printable Planner will help you envision the life you truly desire. There's plenty of white space for you to dream and brainstorm, and step-by-step help to focus in on the things you most want to accomplish this year.

But unlike other planners, Dreams by Design doesn't leave your goals there...

Yearly Goal-setting pages

Goal planning worksheets

Once you've selected your focus goals, you'll break them down into a series of sub-tasks.

Faced with an overwhelming project? Feeling daunted? Don't know where to start? Find it easy to set grandiose goals, but very hard to actually follow through?

This method is a simple and practical way to break down overwhelming goals into manageable bite-sized pieces. 

You'll allocate a month to complete each task, so you can keep track of your progress throughout the year. 

You're already miles ahead of most people. But that's not all. Next comes the unique Dreams by Design system for massive follow through...

Dreams by Design helps me to stay focused on my small and large tasks for each day, each week, and each month. The schedule allows me to see where I can work on my goals through out the week while still managing my work responsibilities. I love this planner!"

I purchased the Dreams by Design planner and LOVE it! I began using it just after the New Year and it truly has been a key organizational tool keeping me focused and on track with my work and personal development goals.

Some planners encourage you to set goals, but don't address the next obvious question - HOW are you actually  going to make them happen?

Dreams by Design gets right into the nitty gritty. You'll be shown how to develop simple habits and daily routines to support your goals. 

The blank Master schedule allows you to block out your recurring commitments and identify the white spaces in your life for accomplishing your dreams.

Habits, routines and finding the time

Not only is this planner functional, but the pretty colours make it a joy to use! As a busy mum of three young boys, the monthly "Habit Tracker" keeps me accountable for exercise and quiet reflection that can easily be pushed aside in the day-to-day rush."

Yearly overview and calendar

Next, you'll plot your goals on a big-picture overview. A full double-page spread with blank month boxes allows you to jot down the goals and projects you will be focussing on each month. This overview will become your master plan for the year, giving you a birds-eye view of where you're headed.

There's also a dated 12-month calendar so you can record special events, engagements, holidays and time away, to give you a snapshot of your entire year at a glance.

Now you not only have goals, you've also broken them down into simple actionable steps, and plotted them out on a timeline. 

But there's still more to come! At Dreams by Design, we are passionate about taking follow-through to the next level...

Dreams by Design is hands down the best planner I've ever had. I love that I'm able to put down all the things I need to know and remember in one spot instead of having three or four different notebooks all over the place."

Your secret to massive follow-through: 

The Monthly Master List

I love the Monthly Master list! (OMGOSH, lifesaving!!)"

Want to know how Dreams by Design will help you create massive follow-through in your life?

Instead of dumping everything down on paper and then forgetting about it two days later, the entire Monthly Master list folds out, so you can refer back to it at the start of each week when you set your weekly goals. 

This system will keep you on track, creating powerful follow-through all the way from the big picture (your dreams and long-term goals), right down to the nitty-gritty of your weekly and daily schedule.

No more copying out to-do lists over and over again. The fold-out design allows you to use the SAME Master list for an entire month. If you don't complete everything in a month, you can fold out the same list and re-use it the following month!

I absolutely love my Dreams by Design planner! It's the perfect mix of detail and big picture. I love the way it's structured so that my life goals are not only broken down to smaller bites, but also transfer easily to monthly, weekly, and daily planning so I see them all the time. The formatting is genius! The discretion of the budget section makes it so nice to have everything in one place without making it public when the planner is open. 

After researching and trying dozens of planners, this is my favorite! Thank you for sharing it with the world!

Make the most of your money and find your lost time

What time can you block out for working on your goals? Are there similar tasks you can batch together on a weekly basis? What are the things you want to do that relax and replenish you? Schedule them so they will happen.

This is your Master Schedule. Refer back to it as you plan your week.

The white spaces that are left are yours 

to design the life of your dreams. 

The hidden monthly budget worksheet will help you stay on top of your finances, while the Master Schedule will help you identify the lost time in your life that you can use to accomplish your goals. 

Use the schedule to block out the recurring events in your life, such as work, study, school pick-ups, and kids' activities. What other recurring tasks do you need to get done on a weekly basis, but sometimes struggle to manage? Laundry? Dinner prep? Cleaning? Exercise? Slot them in.

Prices are in US dollars. 

This product is a printable planner. No physical product will be shipped.

It is so hard to find a planner that has everything you want and for me this one ticks all the boxes ( and even some I hadn't thought of). I love this planner - it really is a fantastic product!!"

Daily layout

This is where the magic happens. This is where your yearly and monthly goal-setting is transformed into action.

Start each week by folding out your Forget-Me-Not Monthly Master list, and jotting down the tasks you'll be tackling this week on your Weekly To-Do list - right at the top of the page. 

Use the Power of Three to select Three Priority Tasks for the week. Tick them off as they're accomplished.

Then each day, check in on what needs to be done and write yourself a daily to-do list. 

There's also a daily schedule where you can record appointments and block out your time.

Other convenient features include a weekly Meal Planner, and a Week at a Glimpse Planner / Tracker. You can customise this to your individual needs to give you a snapshot of your week in a specific area. Use it to write out your exercise plan, track daily calorie intake, plan a cleaning schedule, record your daily word count, plan out blog posts for the week, or plan activities you'll do with your kids. The choice is yours!

The Dreams By Design Planner is the best planner I have ever used! I love that there is so much space to truly prioritise and plan our family’s week!"

Track your progress!

The Dreams by Design system includes built-in accountability to keep you on track. At the end of each month, you'll find a month in review section where you can check in with your yearly goals and progress. 

There's also a dedicated habit tracker at the start of each month. 

Your habits are the building blocks of your success - so use this to get a clear visual of your progress, and try not to break the chain!

Birthday calendar and Christmas gift planner

Get a jump-start on your organisation for the year ahead, with this handy Birthday calendar and Christmas gift planner. There's space to record essential names and birthdates, as well as lists of possible gift ideas, so you can plan ahead and make the most of sales. Never be caught out unprepared again!

Additional features...

Jam-packed with goodness to help you 

live the life of your dreams

That's right. EVERY Dreams by Design printable Planner includes the following:

  • 200 DATED pages (Jan-Dec 2020)
  • THREE gorgeous cover designs of your choice, including co-ordinating cover pages for each month of the year
  • Yearly goal-setting pages
  • 3 x Goal Planner worksheets
  • Habit planning worksheet
  • Morning and Evening Routines
  • Master Schedule
  • Master Year Overview
  • Full Year Calendar
  • Birthday Calendar
  • Christmas Gift Planner
  • Full-page Monthly calendars 
  • 12 x Monthly Master Lists
  • 12 x Monthly Budget worksheets
  • 12 x Master Weekly Schedule
  • Monthly habit tracker to chart progress
  • Dated Daily layouts, week to a view
  • Month in review page at the end of each month
  • Year in review page
  • 2021 Monthly calendar for January so you can plan ahead
  • 2021Full year calendar to jot important dates for next year
  • INSTANT download - no waiting! Print at home or at your local office supply store
  • Printing notes for best professional results
  • Available in both A4 (Australia / UK) and U.S. Letter size (8.5" x 11")

Just printed this up and bound it! Absolutely gorgeous. Makes me so happy just looking at it! Plenty of room and really good additions! Well worth the money girls!" 

• You've ever struggled with work / life balance.

• You feel stuck and unproductive. 

• You have dreams, but the demands of life constantly get in the way.

• You’re busy, but seldom feel like you’re getting ahead.

• You feel torn in a dozen different directions, and battle with juggling it all.

• You struggle with maintaining an exercise routine.

• The dinner rush hour often finds you unprepared.

• Your passions have been pushed out by more urgent things. 

• You’ve tried to set goals before, but always fall short on the follow-through. 

You are determined to be more organised this year!

Is Dreams by Design for you?

This planning system will help you if:

Q: Is this planner a physical product that will be shipped to my address?

A: No. This product is a printable, available as a digital download. You will be able to print it at home, or at your local office supply store.

Q: How much does it cost to print?

A: Printing costs vary widely from store to store and between countries, so for this reason I can't provide an estimate. I advise calling to get a per-page quote. The planner is 200 pages. If you are printing at home, the HP Instant Ink program (U.S.) enables you to print an entire full-colour planner for $10.

Q: What size is the planner?

A: The Dreams by Design Planner is available in both A4 (Australia / UK) and U.S. Letter size (8.5" x 11"). You will be able to select your preferred option at checkout.

Q: Does the planner come in a junior size?

A: At this stage, no. You have big dreams, and you need a big planner to encompass them!

Q: How should I display my planner?

A: The A4 size planner is designed to be spiral-bound. The U.S. Letter size has wider margins and could be spiral bound, punched into a 3-ring binder, or assembled with the Discbound system. If you're spiral binding, you might want to use a pretty notebook cover (such as the one pictured - not included in purchase) to hold and protect your planner. 

Q: If I'm not happy with this product, can I get a refund?

A: This product is a digital download, therefore it is not possible to provide a refund on your purchase. However, your satisfaction is my priority, and I will happily work with you to resolve any issues you may have.


So what's the bottom line?

Do you want to:

  • Set goals you'll actually keep?
  • Create a plan for your year that sticks?
  • Start living by your highest values and priorities, instead of being pulled in every direction by trivial demands?
  • Manage every aspect of your busy life, including meal planning, budgeting, habit tracking, daily schedules, work demands and more?
  • Turn your scattered focus into laser action on the things that really matter?

... then Dreams by Design is the tool you've been waiting for!

Prices are in US dollars. 

This product is a printable planner. No physical product will be shipped.

You need the right system to get the right results.

It's time.

Time to live the life you've imagined. The life you're capable of. The life of your dreams.

This year, get on top of your life once and for all, and discover new heights of productivity, organisation, and personal passion.

Follow your heart, chase down your goals, and turn your dreams into reality.... by design.

Don't let another year pass you by!

The girl behind the planner...

Hi, friends! I'm Karen, creator of the Dreams by Design Planner, and the blogger behind A house full of 

With four small kids making life joyfully chaotic, I'm on a quest to enjoy the journey of home-making and motherhood, with lots of creativity and laughs along the way. It's my desire to live an organised life filled to the brim with creative inspiration. I hope you'll join me!