I had seen a mini album tutorial made with a file folder and so I put one together. I showed it to a friend of mine and she thought it would be cool if it was designed to be a mini planner. So I took the basic tutorial I found and revamped it. I LOVE the way it turned out!!! I found the tutorial here. My friend wanted an envelope to put receipts and returns. For the "receipts" I used a return envelope that came in a bill. I covered it with scrap paper. I used a template and made a coin envelope for the "returns" envelope. I used velcro tabs on the envelopes for easy closure and opening. She also wanted a "notes" and "to do" lists. I created these in photoshop and printed them out. I used cardstock as a backing and stapled them together. Than I covered the top with scrap paper. I added a mini calendar on one of the pockets (which I created in Photoshop and printed) as well as a place for some post-it-notes. I also added a mini pocket and some decorated paper clips. These are for special things that need to be put somewhere so they don't get lost.