September 4, 2020  

Free Printable 2021 Calendars

Are you ready to get organized for 2021? Download and print free monthly calendars here! If you’re looking for vertical, horizontal, sunday or monday starts – you’re in the right place.

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The year 2021 is just a hop, skip, and jump away! With fun holidays and family time standing between me and next year, I’m feeling pretty good about the next few months!

If you’re like me, you are chomping at the bit to write down any plans you’ve got for 2021. Below are downloadable versions of every month in 2021 with vertical and horizontal options, as well as different font options and Sunday and Monday starts, so choose what fits your planning style best! And if you prefer to wait to put things in writing, just pin the image below and these calendars will be here when you are ready to print them.


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DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE 2021 Monthly Calendars

Check out the different versions of these calendars below – they include January through December of 2021 in various formats. They’re also printer-friendly with minimal ink needed!

4 Different Layout Options

Everyone has their own unique style and organization preferences, so I’ve got a few layout options of free 2021 printable calendars to choose from below. The formats include:

  • Horizontal Layout, Sunday Start
  • Horizontal Layout, Monday Start
  • Vertical Layout, Sunday Start
  • Vertical Layout, Monday Start

Additionally, all of these layouts are offered with two options for the font of the month name. One features a clean, san-serif font, and the other is more of a feminine and fun script. They are both modern and simple and will look great anywhere in your home or office.

2021 Vertical Calendar, Sunday Start

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image of slippers and hot chocolate with january calendar

2021 Vertical Calendar, Monday Start

image of pink ribbon with january calendar
january calendar with pink envelopes

2021 Horizontal Calendar, Sunday Start

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2021 Horizontal Calendar, Monday Start

image of pink ribbon with january calendar
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How To Use printable Calendars

These calendars are like a blank canvas – they can be used for so many different planning and organizing purposes! For an at-a-glance calendar at a workstation, I love the idea of framing or posting these on the wall . Here are some suggestions for how to use them to keep organized:

  • Keeping track of kids’ activities and schedules
  • Managing project timelines
  • Planning upcoming events
  • Keeping track of deadlines
  • Keeping track of homework and assignments
  • Scheduling meetings
  • Keeping track of appointments
  • Goal setting
  • Planning meals
  • Tracking habits
  • Recording daily activities
  • Tracking holiday projects and to-dos
  • Planning workout schedules
  • Creating a cleaning schedule
  • Logging house cleaning and home projects
  • Planning editorial calendars
  • Logging reading minutes
  • And more!

There are so many ways to use these calendars in 2021, the possibilities are endless! I’d encourage you to print two – one for planning your daily activities, and another one to have on-hand when you’re ready to tackle something else on this list.

How To Print these Calendars

This printable calendar is totally free, and is designed to be printed easily at home without using a lot of ink. You can also have it printed at a copy shop or office supply store.

The simple black and white design looks clean and modern when printed on white paper. If you have a theme to match or want more color in your space, try printing it on colored paper!

I designed this free printable 2021 calendar as US letter size so it’s easy to print at home. You can also scale the size of the calendar in your printer settings if you want to shrink the size to fit different paper sizes.

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Happy planning!

Have a fantastic day!

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About the author

Emily Counts is the founder of Small Stuff Counts, a home and organization blog she created in 2013. Her goal is to help moms make home life easier so they can create beautiful, organized, and thriving homes. She shares life at home as a mom juggling two young kids and being a working mom with a corporate job. The Iowa-based blogger lives in the suburbs of Des Moines, Iowa, with her husband, two children, and rescue dog. Emily has collaborated with brands including The Container Store, Cricut, Command Brand, Bissell, Sam's Club and Rubbermaid.

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