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It’s never too late or early to make a plan. Once you start planning, you’ll need a calendar. While you can use an online calendar, we understand there are benefits in working with pen and paper, not least that it can be more pleasurable.
Whether you want to organize your life, keep track of events, create a passion planner, plan your vacation, or simply manage your time, here are free printable calendar templates that will help you maintain an overview of your most valuable personal resource: time.
Pro tip: If you do decide to print a calendar, please consider using recycled paper and reuse the paper when you no longer need the calendar.
Timeless Calendar Templates
Templates for the entire Office suite can be found in the Calendar category on the Microsoft Office page. These will be downloaded to your computer and require Microsoft Office or an alternative office suite to be opened.
Note that you can combine categories to narrow your search. While most calendars will be more current than the thumbnail suggests, you can search for the current year to be sure.
Microsoft Office Online [No Longer Available]
Microsoft’s free suite of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Online has a great selection of templates for any occasion. In the Calendars category, you’ll find various templates for Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Don’t be misled by the outdated thumbnails; most calendars are actually up to date or dynamically update when you change the year.
Office Online calendars are easily customized and print friendly. The templates will save to OneDrive and open with Office Online. You can also save them to your desktop, to be edited with a desktop Office program.
The guide to everything in Excel has a comprehensive collection of calendar templates for personal and professional use. The templates are updated on a regular basis and you can find blank, birthday, or perpetual calendars that never go out of date.
Their selection of printable calendars includes weekly and monthly templates in portrait and landscape formats, with weeks starting on Monday or Sunday.
Select the output format (Word, Excel, or PDF), type of calendar (blank, holidays, school, schedule), and year from the sidebar. Then you can download a matching yearly, weekly, or monthly calendar in portrait or landscape orientation. Simple and stylish.
It doesn’t get simpler than this! Pick a year or month (click Other for a wider selection), then press the button to print your calendar. The site also offers a template starting on Monday, as well as a selection of PDF and Excel templates. Use the Make a Calendar feature to fully customize your calendar template.
- ePrintable.com offers calendars for the week, month, or year, presently up to 2020. You can add an image and quotes or a custom text.
- ePrintableCalendars.com supports the creation of monthly calendars in portrait, landscape, index card or business card format, presently up until 2018. You can include American holidays and choose from six different font colors.
- Printable Calendar helps you with basic monthly templates. The benefit here is that you can create a calendar up to the year 2098. We’ll have to check back in a few decades to see whether the site remained online for that long.
- Compact Calendar Creator is a handy solution if you need a one-page yearly calendar with lots of space for notes. The import holidays feature and printing to PDF appear to be broken, but you can still print the calendar.
- DLTK offers printable calendars with holiday themes and in several languages, up to the year 2022.
Mint Printables [No Longer Available]
Mint Printables has stylish templates for day planners, weekly and monthly calendars. The calendars are timeless and the designs are some of the best you’ll find.
At CreativeMamma.com, you can also download timeless weekly planner doodle journal pages.
To create your custom monthly photo calendar you can upload images from your computer or the web. If you don’t have suitable pictures, you can also choose from a selection of inspirational templates. The calendar creator supports any year, start weeks on Sunday or Monday, and you can include holidays from your home country.
- Free Photo Calendar works much the same, but won’t bother you with holidays.
- Yearly Calendar Maker lets you add your own image and a caption to a 12-month calendar.
2015 Calendar Editions
For the super creative among you, MrPrintables is just the destination for 2015 calendars. Download cute templates and craft a super unique monthly calendar.
At My Owl Barn you can design your own monthly calendar, using artwork from 46 artists. Pick 12 images and select a month for each, then you’ll be prompted to download the PDF.
The calendar comes with a lovely design in a different color for each month.
CreativeMamma.com also offers a 2015 mini calendar and a 2015 one page calendar.
Did You Find Your Calendar?
If none of these suit your fancy or if you have very specific needs, you can create your own calendar template in Excel. Remember that sometimes the calendar is not the perfect tool to manage your time.
How many calendars do you have, what kinds, and how do you use them? Please share your time management tips with us in the comments!
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