How to Create Calendars for Day-Timers

With Day-Timer, you have the ability to create your own calendar including the cover, pages and accessories you need. The official Day-Timer website makes it easy with descriptions and pictures so that you will be able to see how your calendar will look and function as you put together the perfect daily planner.

Loose-Leaf Day-Timer

Choose the loose-leaf style binder.

Pick the size you need. Sizes you can choose from are Folio -- 8 1/2 inches x 11 inches; Desk -- 5 1/2 inches x 8 1/2 inches; Portable -- 3 3/4 inches x 6 3/4 inches; and Jotter -- 2 3/4 inches x 5 inches. Each size offers different page configurations.

Choose the number of days you want on each page. Whichever size you choose, you have the ability to pick a calendar design with one day per page, two pages per day, or two pages per week.

Select a start date for your calendar. Each size may have different start date options, and those options will change depending on the time of year.

Pick a cover style for your calendar cover. There are different types of cover choices depending on the size calendar you choose. Some of the basic choices would be an Open cover, Slip-tab cover, Snap cover and Zippered cover. Each size has different options.

Choose the cover material such as leather, imitation leather, nylon or vinyl. Things to consider would be durability and price of each material. The larger the calendar size, the more options you may choose from.

Choose the thickness of your calendar. Thickness can range from 1/2-inch to 2-inch rings depending on the size you choose. Folio offers 1-inch, 1 1/2-inch and 2-inch capacity. Desk offers 1-inch ring capacity. The Portable and Jotter sizes offer 1/2-inch capacity.

Choose the accessories you want, such as a phone directory, calculator/ruler, business card holders, single-sheet paper punch, vinyl zip pouch, lined pages and tabbed dividers.

Hit "Add to cart" and personalize your cover with your name and font type or skip the personalization.

Wire-bound Day-Timer

Choose the wire-bound style.

Pick the size you need. Sizes you can choose from are Notebook -- 8 1/2 inches x 11 inches; Journal -- 5 1/2 inches x 8 1/2 inches; Pocket -- 3 1/2 inches x 6 1/2 inches; and Compact -- 3 inches x 5 inches. Each size offers different page configurations.

Choose the number of days you want on each page. Whichever size planner you choose, you have the ability to pick a calendar design with one day per page, two pages per day, or two pages per week.

Select a start date for your calendar. Each size may have different start date options, and those options will change depending on the time of year.

Pick a cover style for your calendar cover. There are different types of cover choices depending on the size calendar you choose. The larger the size, the more options you will have such as the Open cover, Slip-tab cover, Snap cover and Zippered cover.

Choose the cover material such as leather, imitation leather, nylon or vinyl. Things to consider would be durability and price of each material.

Choose the accessories you want such as a zipper charm or chrome pen.

Hit "Add to cart" and personalize your cover with your name and font type or skip the personalization.

About the Author

Michele Tornetta has been writing educational, motivational and business copy since 1989. She has written articles, ad copy and policy handbooks. Tornetta has written for e-commerce companies, an infomercial company, manufacturing and the health-care organization HealthCare ReHab. She attended Harrisburg Area Community College in Pennsylvania for an associate degree, majoring in psychology, and is looking to pursue her Bachelor of Arts in public relations.