Monday, April 30, 2012

Erin Condren Deal and Tab Solution!

There is one reason I choose get emails about Plum District deals:

Erin Condren.

I refuse to pay full price for anything on that website, but I love the products. So when I saw a Plum District deal for $25 for $50 worth of Erin Condren wonderfulness, I had to get it!

You can't use it for the Life Planners - but you can use it for everything else. Which is a LOT of cute stuff. (Have you SEEN their iPhone cases?!)

Here's the link if you want to check it out:

(If three people use my link, I get it fo freeeee. But I would let you know about this deal regardless because it fills me with the warmth of organizational cuteness.)

Also, I've been meaning to share this extra tidbit of information with you for months. You know how I love my Erin Condren life planner right? I've definitely told you about it before. :)

But even though it's been a great pal and help to me, the tabs started looking...shabby. And not shabby chic. Just shabby.

So I did some research and found a blogger who came up with an excellent solution.

Her suggestion was to get Avery brand 1.5'' clear tabs to put over the life planner tabs. Simply genius. 

Look at my shiny, protected tabs!

It worked like a charm. I can flip those tabs all day baby no problem.

It requires some maneuvering of the Avery tabs but Kristin shows you how to do it (with a video) so I won't go into detail. Much thanks to her and her wonderful idea!

So for those of you who have a life planner or are thinking about getting one - get some tab protectors! It makes it SO MUCH BETTER.


  1. I just got mine last month (hello 40% off!) and am in LOVE! Thanks for the tip, I hate when my planners get all 'used' looking :)

  2. I LOVE these types of things! I'd end up having about 6 diaries if common sense didn't prevail!

  3. I literally just got the SAME pattern of the EC Life Planner in the mail on Friday. It has not left my reach since then! I love it! Thanks so much for the tip about the tabs - I'm taking the proactive approach now, so they don't start looking shabby :)

  4. My tabs were looking shabby a few weeks after I bought it, so I did the same thing. They're amazing now! Oh, how I love my EC planner! =)

    And it's pretty awesome that we have the same design. ;)

    Happy May!


  5. I never did the tab thing, I probably should lol. I am def checking out Plum District and last time I got zulilly and it was a great deal!

  6. Just purchased the coupon through your link! Thanks!

  7. stumbled onto your blog and just wanted to leave you a little blog luv! Def enjoyed this post!! New Follower via email :-)

  8. GREAT idea. I'll pass this on to Jenny....she has one of these!

  9. Erin Condren is great! Very talented.
    I'm glad I came across your blog, I love finding women who love Jesus in this blogosphere.

  10. I am totally jealous of your planner. It is super cute and makes me want to organize my little heart out!!

  11. I purchased my life planner in November and while I love it, it makes my bag so heavy. I wish there was a way to make it "light".

    I wish I would have seen this earlier because then I would have used your link. But I did end up purchasing the iphonse case. I cant wait for it to arrive!

  12. Great idea for my next EC planner! All of my tabs have been torn off, now I just have to flip through to find the correct month!

  13. Relax ladies, help is on the way!! The new and improved Erin Condren Planners for 2012-2013, have laminated tabs that already come with them! Also, they made some few changes but amazing ones at that! enjoy! (:

  14. I just purchased mine as I used to make my own ( I can't wait to get it and see how I can personalize it even more :)

  15. I stopped by your website as I was looking to see if there were any new codes for the 2012-13 planner yet. Wanted to tell you that I used little pieces of clear packing tape and then trimmed the edges of my tabs. They look laminated!

  16. I just stumbled across your post and I'm in it :). Thanks for the shout-out. Your blog is adorbs!



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