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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is included in my planner? 

Every Practical Paper planner is custom designed to your specifications!  However, some things are always included.  Every planner comes with a very thick, very durable frost plastic cover OR a heavy-duty gloss laminated cover (your choice!) and a tear-proof, double-sided pocket to store your extra notes and papers.  Regardless of the style and format you choose, your planner includes a colorful, laminated tab for each month, plus a two-page month-at-a-glance spread in each tab.  At the beginning of your planner, you'll find a 24-month year-at-a-glance spread that begins on the same month as your planner.

Q: What kind of binding do you use?

Practical Paper planners and notebooks are offered in two types - spiral bound or disc bound.  Spiral bound planners and notebooks use the thickest, most durable, metal spiral coil available on the market today!  Our coils are a lovely, brushed silver color.  Disc bound planners use a set of 1" discs.  Our planners currently ship with black discs, but we are working to add more colors in the near future!

Q: What size are the planners and notebooks?

Planners are 7.5" x 9".  The interior pages are 7" x 9".  Notebooks are available in three sizes: small - 8.5" x 5.5", medium - 7.5" x 9", and large - 8.5" x 11".

Q: Can I upload my own image for the cover?

Yes!  Simply select the "use my own image" option for your cover.  Then, after you've completed your purchase, you'll be taken to an upload screen where you can send us your image.  We recommend files that are at least 1MB in size.  If you aren't sure if your file will work, go ahead and upload it!  We'll contact you if there will be any issues using your image.  *Please note* we can only print images you own...if you found the image online, or it was taken by someone else, we are unable to use it due to copyright laws.

Q: Are the tabs laminated?

Yes!  Our tabs are laminated with a beautiful silk coating that is durable and pretty!

Q: Can I select the start month for my planner?

Yes!  Part of the customization process allows you to select the start month for your planner.

Q: How many months are included in my planner?

Weekly and Monthly planner styles include twelve months, beginning with the start month you select.  Daily planners include six months, beginning with the start month you select.

Q: How do the removable covers work?

All removable covers are made with our heavy-duty 10mil gloss laminate.  They are then punched with your choice of either a spiral coil punch or a disc binding punch, or left un-punched.  For spiral bound planners and notebooks, a small slit is added to each hole, allowing you to snap the cover onto your existing spiral coil.  All pages, including the cover, are removable in disc bound style planners and notebooks.

Q: Will the removable covers fit other brands of planners?

Yes!  The covers are 7.5" x 9" and will fit on many other popular brands of planners.

Q: Where can I see larger pictures of the page styles?

Click the links below to see enlarged images for each planner style:

Brooklyn Planner

Durango Planner

Sydney Planner

Toronto Planner

Q: I heard about your fundraising program for schools and non-profits.  How does it work?

We love helping others!  You can read more about our program - Practical Paper Cares - by clicking here.

Q: How long does it take to get my order?

We are based in Arizona, so shipping times to your location may vary.  We ship using USPS Priority 1-3 Day service.  Our standard turn-around on orders is 10 business days.  However, most orders arrive within less than a week after we ship.  When we ship, you'll receive an email with tracking information so you'll know exactly where your order is!

Q: How much does the shipping cost?

Shipping for all orders within the United States is only $5.00!  Yes, Hawaii and Alaska, that includes you!

Q: Do you ship internationally?

We are currently able to ship to Canada and Mexico for an additional $12 per order.

Q: How do I redeem my discount code?

Simply enter the code into the "discount" box on the checkout page!  Discount codes cannot be combined.

Q: Can I combine discounts?

Only one discount code may be used per purchase.

Q: What is your return policy?

We want you to love your Practical Paper purchases.  If you are unsatisfied for ANY reason within thirty days of receiving your items, simply mail them back to us and we will issue you a full refund upon receiving your return.  Please note, if you received the planner as a gift, we must issue the refund to the gift-giver.

Still have questions?  We would love to help!  Feel free to use our contact form or email us at