Creative planning doesn't have to be difficult or intimidating, and you can start planning today if you have a few planner essentials! Of course, there are many organisational systems in the world of planning, plus heaps and heaps of planners to pick from. There are different bindings on planners as well as academic and year round planners. Undoubtedly, planning can be overwhelming, but today we want to share a few essentials you need to start your planner journey! You'll need: -A planner (We use this Heidi Swapp Memory Planner in this easy planner tutorial.) -Pens, markers, or brush pens. -Washi tape (Washi tape is a decorative, low-tack tape.) -Stickers -Sticky notes Creative planning should be a fun outlet for you to stay organised and stay inspired! If you feel inclined to only use different coloured markers or pens, that's fine too! Decorate as much and as little as you want. This is your planner after all! And at the end of the year you can look back at your lovely keepsake.   Watch this tutorial to see how easy it is to decorate a weekly layout in a planner: Happy planning!