Inkwell Press Review & Compare 2016 LiveWell Planner | Video, Corresponding Blog Post & Giveaway! |

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Hello friends! Happy Tuesday to you all. I am back talking about and sharing something I totally love to talk about → Planners! Today I am going over the 2016 Inkwell Press Live Better Planner. In the video below, I am sharing some of the new 2016 Inkwell Press products I recently purchased during the new launch. I also compare the 2016 with my current 2015 Inkwell Press Planner sharing the differences. There are more pictures below and the entry form for the giveaway. Hope you enjoy! 

It's no secret that I am in total love with Inkwell Press. I think the planners are so nice and it's been a blessing of sorts to have finally found a planner that I adore and have used for a year straight. Planner Peace if you will! I have a ton of videos on the 2015 Inkwell Press Planner that you can check here if you are interested! Now, lets have a look at all the new planner goodies! 

First off, the packaging is super nice. You can tell that they really take care in packaging up their planners and products in a beautiful box. I personally wouldn't care if the planners came in a garbage bag because I love mine so much. They also include a few cards and samples of some of their products like the sheet from the Weekly Kickstarter Pad. All super nice additions to your purchase. 

Now on to the planner: I picked the Wood Chevron Classic LiveWell Planner. The classic is a vertical design that I have really grown to love! This new 2016 planner is a bit smaller than the 2016 with a page size of 7 x 9. It's just a bit smaller but more portable to toss in a bag or to carry around. You can barely tell a difference and they designed the planner with the same amount of writing room. One of the most wonderful parts of this planner is the thick paper. It has 140gsm paper making it the heaviest paper I have ever seen in a planner. It's one of the many reasons I am sticking with this planner in 2016. You just can't and won't find another planner with this kind of paper. 

There are some more subtle changes in the 2016 planners. The font has been changed around to a cursive kind of font that I like so much better than the block lettering. I think it makes it look more lady like. Also they switched around the order of the pages a little and added some additional color schemes. You will also find a lined note section in the monthly layout opposed to no lines in that area in the 2015 planners. Also there is a new bill tracker page in the back in the planner that was only available for download before....and now it's right there for us! 

More about this Classic Planner:
    • 9 x 7" Pages
    • 3 Daily Boxes to Help Prioritize
    • Premium Hard Cover Design
    • Attached Elastic Band Closure
    • Superior Wire-O Binding
    • Lay Flat/ Fold Over Construction
    • Mylar Coated Tabs
    • Heavy Weight 140 GSM Paper
    • Full Color Offset Printing
    • Hold Anything Accordion Pocket
    • Double Sided Pocket Folder
    • Removable Ruler/Page Marker
    • 2 Page Monthly Spreads
    • 2 Page Weekly Spreads
    • Yearly & Monthly Goal Tracking Sheets
    • Extra Goodies for Gifts, Travel and More

When I put in my order I got a few extras: 

    LiveWell Planner Stamp: The liveWELL Planner Stamp is designed to work with the daily boxes of your planner. Words included within the stamp: 

    * goals * home * social * gratuity * errands * tasks * hydrate * priorites * meals * shopping * health * reflection

    Stripped Washi Sheet Sticker Set: The striped washi sheet style sticker is designed to coordinate perfectly with the 4 colored layouts of our planners. Each set comes with 6 sheets and each sheet has  53 shapes for a total of 318 stickers in a set. It comes with:

     * 11 Hexagons * 6 Pointed Flags * 2 Long Skinny Strips * 2 Long Thicker stripes * 26 Mini Squares * 6 Ribbon Flags

    Sewn Journal | Daring Adventure | Each of their sewn journals are handmade for by an artisan. Little details make this book feel even more special with the hand rounded corners, hand sewn binding and beautiful gold foil stamping. It has the signature note paper with gridded lines and space for noting your date and subject. This could be used for sooooo many different things and I absolutely love it! 

    Since I love the journal so much...I am giving one away to one of you lucky subscribers/blog friends plus an adorable pen from The Calico Bear on Etsy!  I just thought they go perfect together! 

    This giveaway will run from today October 6, 2015 until Tuesday October 20, 2015   The giveaway is open to US Residents only. All entrants under the age of 18 must have parental permission to enter.  You can enter by following the directions in the Rafflecopter widget posted below.   I’ll announce the winners on THIS blog and post contact the winner directly through email.  :)  Good luck!

    a Rafflecopter giveaway

    There are a ton of reasons I can go into on why this planner is so special to me. I think it's very well made. I think the company is wonderful and there are actual some additional perks to anyone who does get a planner. Tonya from Inkwell Press sends out planner setup videos as soon as your planner ships to help you get the most out of it. She shows you how to set it up to make your life more easier and functional. I don't know any other planner companies who do that for their customers. Additionally there are downloads that you can print off anytime and add to your planner. These planners are of super high quality but they are not over priced coming in around $54 each. That's not bad at all for such a nice planner. I think it looks more mature and grown up than our beloved Erin Condren Life Planners. I use to totally love that planner and company but once I found out about Inkwell Press, it was over. I just couldn't go back. Customer service is amazing and I couldn't possibly be happier with another planner.
     I am going to finish out the year with my 2015 Inkwell Press Planner and then jump right into the new one come January! Right now these planners are sold out. However, they should be restocked in November. I will for sure let you all know when they are available. I actually plan on buying the A5 Inserts to try out around that time myself. There are a bunch of the journals in stock and planning supplies so check out the website and see if anything interests you. If you are interested in ordering something you can click right here and get $10 off your first order of $50 or over. :) I would love to know what planner you  think is impossible to live without! Planners are so personal to each of us and what works for me, might not work so well for you. Share your thoughts! xx

    K Jaggers
    21 comments on "Inkwell Press Review & Compare 2016 LiveWell Planner | Video, Corresponding Blog Post & Giveaway! |"
    1. Been using a binder style planner for a couple years now. Becoming really interested in the ring bound planners. I love Inkwells packaging and layout. So simple yet isn't a bore to look at. And how can you go wrong with that dashboard!

    2. I want to try the A5 too. I love their planner, so I am sure i'd love their inserts too.

    3. I've been using a ECLP for two years now. I've thought about switching to inkwell for a little bit, but we all know how hard change it lol

    4. While I am a "planner" I have never used an actual planner, would be nice to try .

    5. I cannot wait for them to restock! Thanks for sharing this review, very informative. Also, thank you for all your fabulous videos! I enjoy them tons especially the whats cooking videos. THANKS KISHA!!

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    7. I loved everything you purchased. The Inkwell Press planner is the perfect planner. The quality of the paper, and binding are excellent. I missed ordering the 2016 before they ran out, hopefully I can get one on the next batch. Thank you for a chance to will. 😀

    8. I have been looking for a new planner for quite some time. Always looking to try something new! Loved your review and insight on the Inkwell!

    9. I am learning so much from your reviews about planners and organizers. Thank you!!

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    11. Kisha this is such a generous giveaway. Thanks so much for the opportunity and for the awesome video.

    12. This planner is 100% beautiful!

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    14. This planner looks gorgeous!

    15. Thanks for the review! Looks like a great planner!

    16. Super excited. I would love to try this planner. Just not happy with ECLP anymore.

    17. I love the layout of this planner - but I'm happy with what I currently use.....I do really, really love the journal/notebook!

    18. I discovered your YouTube channel to watch your review of the Inkwell Planner. I'm in search of a new planner. Thank you for doing a review and giveaway.

    19. I just saw your review & am totally in love with this planner but I just got my ECLP! I need to win the LiveWell planner!!!

    20. So glad to see your review because I am trying to decide what planner to get this year now that I know I don't want EC again (don't like the new changes).

    21. Hello Kisha I love all your video specially your planning video's I always watch wishing that I could have a planner like that one day. I love both planners the Inkwell Press and Erin Condrin planners but they are way too expensive for me so a use a planner from Walgreens.


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