Friday, January 29, 2010

Daycraft Vogue diary review and giveaway!

Congratulations again to the winner of the Daycraft Executive diary! What? Who won? Check out the post below!

And now, here is the second in my series of Daycraft giveaways: the mini Vogue diary! This tiny weekly diary measures just 4 3/4 inches by 3 1/4 inches, making it small enough to fit into any purse, clutch or evening bag so you never have to be without your planner. It's perfect for any woman on the go to make plans wherever you are. The hot pink cover with the blue ornament looks very stylish, and the soft-to-touch cover and excellent quality of the book add to the aesthetics. The paper is very nice, acid-free and chlorine free and sourced from sustainable forests.

Edited to add: Daycraft is the #1 brand of diaries and notebooks in Hong Kong, and are looking for a distributor in the US. So the winner of this diary will very likely be the only person in America that has one! Wow!! Now read on...

This book is geared toward people who live in or travel to China and Hong Kong, and has several pages of useful information for these areas including hotel and airline information:

There are pages with public holidays for Hong Kong and China. I have been told that next year the Vogue diaries will have holidays for the US too.
There are several pages with lots of useful information like international dialing codes, time zone information, and conversion charts. There is also a Table of Food calories which is very handy for those who are watching their calorie intake:

There are several useful calendars in the planner. Below you can see the annual planners for 2009-2010-2011:
There are monthly calendars for 2010 and all of 2011:

The weekly spread has plenty of lined, untimed space for each day to write appointments, tasks, phone numbers and info to plan your day.
I love this feature: at the beginning of each month in the weekly section, there is a page with that month's calendar, and space to write reminders for the month, that month's goals, or whatever you like.

At the back of the book there are several pages for notes and contacts. Here is another feature that I love about Daycraft diaries: the last several pages in the book are perforated tear-off mini notes that you can use to jot your phone number, email address, etc. then tear it out and give to someone while you are out and about. That way you are never searching for a scrap of paper to write your information on for someone. Genius!

So if you or someone that you like a lot wants to win this book, here's what you do:

To enter the giveaway, make a comment on this post. Only one entry per person will be counted. You have until midnight EST Monday February 1 to place your entry. On Tuesday February 2 I will select the winner by random number generation--your number will be the order in which your entry was received in the comments. The winner's name will be posted on Plannerisms Tuesday February 2! The winner needs to send me an email with your mailing address. Remember, US people only, no P.O. Boxes. The diary will be mailed via USPS to a US address only (due to my mailing restrictions where I live, sorry.)

Just look at it! It's beautiful!

Good luck!!


  1. What a beautiful planner! I love the colors. I really like the month at a glance with room for notes. That's very helpful.

  2. I love the lay out! I need my planners to have both monthly and weekly options so I can see the month but plan many details during the week! It's a fantastic size for traveling too!

    Thanks for sharing!

  3. Maybe I'll have better luck with this giveaway :)

  4. Would love to win this for my mother!

  5. This would help me out a lot with school!

  6. Laurie! I saw this post on your Twitter. What a cute lil thing! I might have to venture away from my beloved QV to give it a go. :D

  7. Very cute! Would love to try this out--thanks for the chance to win! :-)

  8. Hi ileana,

    Right now Daycraft products are only distributed in Asia, but they are working on getting distributors in the US and Europe.

    In the meantime, you can purchase Daycraft products at:

    Enter code "plannerisms" at check out to get 20% off all products!

    I don't know when their 2011 diaries will be available for purchase, but if you contact the Vera Chan site they may be able to tell you.

    Good luck! :)