I expected the first part to flop but it didn't so thank you all so much! <3

(Cover image credits: https://sensiblestudy.tumblr.com/post/164722408675/pretty-in-pink-studyblr-icons-feel-free-to-use-as)

(disclaimer from the first part: this is not an official guide to bullet journaling there are many ways to do it and you can check out the official bujo site (bulletjournal.com))

Customizing

Customize your journal to fit your personal preference and use it to its fullest extent
here are some ideas:

Year In Pixels

a page in the beginning or the end of your journal where you color in pixels/boxes reflecting your mood that day

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Trackers

you can put sooooo many trackers in your bullet journal it's amazing

  • tv shows tracker
  • habit tracker
  • diet tracker
  • workout tracker
  • water tracker
  • sleep tracker
  • grades tracker
  • expenses tracker
  • followers tracker (insta/tumblr/whi/youtube)
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lists

these could be in your monthly spread or weekly spread

  • playlist
  • favorites
  • quotes
  • lyrics
  • artists
  • books to read
  • movies/tv shows to watch
  • things you are grateful for
  • goals
  • resoloutions
  • packing list
  • wishlist
  • to buy
  • DIYs
  • general observations (e.g. people, places, things)
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Art/Journaling

it's fun to use your bullet journal as a writing or art journal as well so these are some fun things to try

  • swatches
  • creative writing
  • diary
  • testing stationery
  • doodle pages
  • brain dump
  • story ideas
  • reviews
  • dream log

Decorating

Supplies

  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Scissors
  • Gel Pens/ballpoint pens
  • Markers
  • Washi Tape
  • Printer
  • Brush Pens
  • Highlighters
  • Stickers
  • Sticky Notes
  • Momentos and tickets
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Decorating Your Notebook Cover

This Depends on the texture of your notebook

you can:

  • stick a paper on the cover and write your name on it
  • draw on the cover
  • stick pictures or prints on the cover
  • add sticks and washi tape
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You can stick sticky notes on the inside of your cover so you can take them everywhere you

Decorating the Inside Of Your Cover

Calligraphy

Calligraphy is very popular within the studying community so a lot of people use it in their bullet journal
you can use a highlighter, brush pen, marker, calligraphy pens or dip pens if you're a pro

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calligraphy can be used to make titles, header and maybe writing quotes in your Bujo

Themed Spreads

  • aesthetic themed spreads (nature or space)
  • color themed spreads
  • artist themed spreads
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washi tape, highlighters, sticky notes, and prints are great for making pretty spreads

Sticky Notes

you can use sticky notes for decor and functionality (not the right word ik)
some uses:

  • to do list
  • reminders
  • quotes
  • drawings
  • pretty sticky notes
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Misc. Decor

you can decorate your journal with tickets, badges, flower, receipts and other stuff you have lying around, it gives your journal a personal feel and record memories.

Other Ideas

  • wrap washi tape at the edge of your monthly spread to easily find it
  • cut out articles or pictures from magazines and stick them on your journal
  • mood boards
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