Skip to Content

Home » Cricut Projects » How To Make DIY Planner Folders With Your Cricut

How To Make DIY Planner Folders With Your Cricut

Show Some Love!

Get your year started right with these Cricut DIY Planner Pocket folders. Use your Cricut to cut and score these DIY Planner Folders.

Its that time of year again, where we are all trying to get our lives together, and what better way then planner folders that you can cut with your Cricut!

DIY Planner Folders

2 tone happy planner diy

These DIY Planner Pocket Folders are so super easy to make with any cutting machine.

Planner pocket folders are great for holding your stickers, meal planner pages or even business cards.

There are lots of DIY planner printables out there, I am working on my own also, so keep an eye out for them.

diy planner pocket folder inside a happy planner classic planner

How do I make a paper folder at home?

Folders, in general, are pretty easy to make yourself. For these folders, all you need is a Cricut machine, some pretty paper, and a glue pen.

4 colorful diy planner folders for happy planner

If you download my free diy planner pocket folder you will get both a dxf and svg files. You will need to follow the directions closely to get the score lies correctly.

pieces for diy planner pocket folder

My free planner pocket folder file comes with all 3 Happy Planner Sizes with the discs openings or holes, you can grab that file below by signing up for my email.


Grab The Free SVG Files

Filling out this form doubles as an opt in to receive email updates from by Pink/Color Me Crafty. I hate spam too and promise to keep your email safe and also to not spam you.

Thank you for subscribing!

supplies for diy planner pocket folder
Yield: 1-5

Cricut DIY Planner Pocket Folders with video

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate
Estimated Cost: $5

Get your year started right with these Cricut DIY Planner Pocket folders. Use your Cricut to cut and score these DIY Planner Folders.


  1. Unzip the free DIY planner pocket folder file.
  2. or you can purchase the file that will fit your happy planner here.
  3. Upload the files to your Design Space.
  4. When you get it onto the canvas ungroup 1 time.
  5. You should now have 1 flat insert and 5 sets of 2 sides of pocket folder.
  6. The easiest way is to work 1 pocket at a time. So turn off all but 1 at a time so you can see what you are doing.
  7. Now that you have 1 set of the diy planner folders. Click ungroup.
  8. You now have 2 sides of the folder, one has lines connected to it.
  9. Change each of those lines from cut to score then select the entire group and click attach.
  10. Repeat this step with each pocket.
  11. And if you want more inserts duplicate that layer.
  12. Cut and score all sheets using the cardstock setting and following the prompts on the screen.
  13. When they are done cutting, fold along the scoreline and using the glue pen, place the glue on the side that faces up. adding glue to diy planner folder
  14. Now place the other side to it creating a pocket diy pocket folder
  15. Slide in the flat insert and punch holes if needed for your folder.2 tone happy planner diy

Did you make this project?

Please leave a comment on the blog or share a photo on Facebook

Show Some Love!

39 Easy Cricut Made Crafts to Sell
← Read Last Post
dollar tree binder with sticker on the plain side that says important cut into personal planner dividers for the happy planner
How To Make Personal Planner Dividers Using Dollar Tree Binders
Read Next Post →

Laura Williams

Thursday 13th of May 2021

Just started using a Happy Planner and wanted to complete your folder and divider projects, but can't find the link to get the Newsletter or the SVG files. HELP!! These are fantastic!!!

Jamela Payne

Thursday 20th of May 2021

Hey Laura, the form is located above the instructions.

Missy Leftrick

Wednesday 7th of April 2021

Oh I would love to try this! I can’t find the free file?

Jamela Payne

Thursday 20th of May 2021

Check in the post, above the istructions.

Kasandra Shay

Friday 2nd of April 2021

Not sure how I sign up for your email and get the file. Help?

Jamela Payne

Thursday 20th of May 2021

Check the post above the instructions.

Stephanie Swindell

Tuesday 16th of June 2020

Super Helpful! Thank You.

How To Make Stickers With Cricut ⋆ by Pink

Thursday 23rd of April 2020

[…] you are as planner obsessed as I am, then you definitely want to check out my Happy Planner template for folders and these Planner Stickers […]

Skip to Instructions