Saturday, 10 August 2013

Filofax Personal inserts for Letter Paper users

I get a lot of email from North Americans, frustrated that they can't use my A4-based templates. It seems the American government won't step in and adopt the system the rest of the world uses. So Plan B it is, then.

Converting all the inserts will be a long-term project, but to get the ball rolling, I'm releasing three Filofax Personal inserts in Letter Paper format for you to download, print and use. Follow the header links to the original blog posts for each of these if you want more information on their use.

1. Don't Forget pages



Download as a Word file or as a PDF file.

2. Weekly Habits Tracker



Download as a Word file or as a PDF file.

3. Weekly Meals Planner



Download as a Word file or as a PDF file.


Print these double-sided. If you have a duplex printer, set it to flip on the short edge. If you don't then you'll have to print odd-numbered pages and then refeed to print the even-numbered pages on the reverse. You might have to experiment to find out how to refeed the paper.

On one side of each sheet you'll find crop marks. Use a craft knife and a steel ruler to release the Personal pages and punch them. The templates are set up with mirrored gutters to accommodate the holes.

If using the PDF be sure to set it to print at full size as explained here.

Further inserts will be converted gradually until the full back-catalogue is available in this format, but this won't be a short job.

9 comments:

DEM said...

Oh JOY!!!! Finally! Templates for letter sized paper! THANK YOU RAY!!!!!! I'm so excited and thankful that you are doing these for us!!

Yahaira Herrera said...

Yeeaayy! Finally, so excited and thankful as well. Thank you so much for thinking about us :)

paperscribe said...

Thank you for sharing your creativity and time. Hoping the US govt. will catch up with the rest of the world soon.

Bee's hive said...

The Yanks love you even more now!!!

Susan Mac said...

I do wish America would get in sync with the rest of the world! I love these. Thanks so much Ray!

Aimless Allee said...

Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! Your hard work pays off for us...so very appreciated.

SF said...

Us YANKS say Thank-you, Thank-you!!!

Norma Dennis said...

Yay Ray!!! Thanks SOOOO much!!

Cassandra said...

For those living in the US you can go to www.empireimports.com for A4 & A5 paper and binders
Also I have had good luck telling printer to "print to size of paper" and setting the paper to 8.5x11

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