Perfect notebooks to help you hatch your plans and get organised

There’s nothing we love more than a new notebook. The empty pages represent fresh starts and new beginnings, full of promise and unlimited opportunities. The bring with them the excuse and the reason to plan, dream and create. While blank pages can seem daunting, a beautiful new notebook can sometimes be the very push you need to get down to the nitty gritty. Whether you’re looking to make 2021 the year you get organised or you’ve putting off plotting your next move, treat yourself to one of these new notebooks as an incentive to stop procrastinating.

We’ve rounded up some of our favourites, from practical planners to pretty doodle diaries and everything in between. The future is bright and it’s yours for the taking.

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Museums & Galleries Matthew Williamson A5 Notebook, £10, John Lewis and Partners

Matthew Williamson is known for his beautiful print work and this pretty notebook is certainly a source of inspiration for anyone in the market for something creative.

Christian Lacroix Fleurs Notebook, £32, Anthropologie

A Christian Lacroix notebook was a little fashionable treat Rivkie bought herself on her way home from her first trip to New York, so this particular style certainly packs a sentimental punch for The Style Life. If you’re looking for something a little decadent in style then this is note taking treat you need.

Personalised iconic softback notebook, £12.95, Joules

We love a personalised notebook and these cute Joules styles come in lots of different colours and prints. A slim and soft back style, you can easily pop it in a handbag too, perfect for ideas on the go.

Vita Notebook by Notem, £7, Selfridges

This red and white stripe design feels like the ultimate summer notebook. The nautical styling makes us think about hatching plans on hazy summer days with sand between our toes, glorious.

Smythson is a classic stationers and leather goods brand and we have no doubt that you’ll feel like you can take on the world with one of their classic notebooks. With a beautiful personalisation service, this makes for a great present or self gift, particular for new ventures or jobs.

Limited Edition Frida Kahlo Notebook – ‘I Am Here And I Am Just As Strange As You’ by Moleskine, £23 at Amara

An endless source of creative inspiration, channel your inner Frida with one of these limited edition Moleskine notebooks. Available in a selection of designs.

Colour block customisable daily planner, £21.99,

All busy women need a planner and we’re slightly obsessed with this beautiful stationary brand Papier. This planner offers space for weekly overviews, goal setting, to do’s, habit trackers and more and of course there are a host of beautiful and customisable cover designs to choose from. What are you waiting for?

A4 Notebook, £10, Paperchase

Go old school with Paperchase. Hands up if this stationer was a big part of your back to school routine. The integrated dividers are great for those who want one notebook for everything but still want to keep segmentation and organisation to their plots.

Refillable leather journal, £95, Aspinal of London

Another gorgeous gifting one, an Aspinal of London, refillable notebook comes with the leather cover – that you can get engraved with names or initials and the inner pad is refillable so when you’ve filled it up you can buy a new pad of paper to go inside, making this the notebook that keeps on giving.

Chart notebook, £12.95, Junique

This super fun notebook series or ‘chart books’, come with such fun covers. Whether you like to accompany your doodlings with your favourite cocktail or are a big coffee fiend there is a stylish, graphically illustrated notebook cover for your food or drink passion. The jotter that is as informative on the outside as it is on the inside.

All that’s left is to make those dreams come true.

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