It has been almost a year since I posted our first business card based pocket organizer. Called the “Walleteer” because of its compact size, this little assortment of organizer cards has spawned a lot of additional card sets. This paper based concept came from the idea of the index card Hipster-PDA from 43 folders. There are sets designed for outlining, flowcharting, and storyboarding. There is even a complete set for setting up a garage sale.
Since there are so many sets, its easy to mix and match cards depending on the need. I thought it would be cool to setup some custom covers that might match the occasion. The Walleteer is almost always a conversation piece and with the addition of a colorful cover, people say… “Hey…What’s that?”
We created a 10 card assortment that you can print out on most any color printer. The high resolution graphics on these cards are done in Photoshop and print cleanly on most Avery Card stock. They look especially good on the glossy cards. There are covers for data and business people, political junkies, and even one that I designed for Gina Trapani over at Lifehacker. For a more elegant look in her purse, my wife likes the Walleteer Deluxe card.
Instructions for Printing Walleteer Covers:
- Download the Walleteer Covers Template
- Open the template in Microsoft Word
- Print the cards on a Avery Business Card Stock
- Use a Color Inject or Color Laser for best results
- Break the cards apart
- Put them on top of your card stack
- Attach a mini clip at one end
- You now have a personalized Walleteer pocket data assistant
- Stores easily in pocket or purse
In the spirit of the creative Super Bowl ads, I had to ask the question… What’s in your Walleteer? I find that mine has an assortment of cards, from flow chart shapes to a diet tracker card. I keep an assortment of different cards in my desk drawer and take them along as needed.
If I’m going into a planning meeting I like to take some flowchart shapes as well as an outliner deck. When I’m working on a Powerpoint or other story based idea the pocket storyboarder is very helpful. I can take the cards where it is comfortable and the creative juices start to flow.
On my desk I like to have a motivator card or two along with a quotation card. It’s easy to swap them out depending on my mood or activity. Some of the dieteer reference cards are helpful to keep in the car when I’m out for lunch or dinner to track my calories. My wife uses hers to track weight watchers points.
Here are some of the card sets you can choose from. Click on the link to go to the individual download page.
Walleteer: Pocket Organizer
Flowchart: Desktop Flowchart
Dieteer: Diet Planner
Outliner: Desktop Outliner
Motivators: Motivational Cards
Pocket Storyboarder: Storyboard Cards
Productivity Game: Fun Card Based Motivational Game
Gift Tags: Gift Tags for the Analytical Mind
Have fun with these cards and use your imagination. You can even create a “motivation station” on your desk that will keep you focused during the day. Using simple materials such as a clothes pin, mini clips, and a pencil, you’ll have a tower of power on your desk in no time.
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