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Supplies you Need to Get Started Bullet Journaling in 2022

  Questions about my choice of note-taking and bullet journal supplies top my Frequently Asked Questions, so  I want to take a moment to give my readers a run-down of the supplies I keep on hand every time I note take and bullet journal.  Go ahead and skip to the bottom for paper recommendations for …

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Making an Idea Notebook: My #1 Tip for Bullet Journals & Pretty Note Taking

Toward the end of my first year in graduate school, the year I discovered I had a knack for making pretty notes and elaborate bullet journal pages, I found myself often repeating the same few layouts, techniques, and lettering styles in my notes. As I noticed this tendency to repeat, I suspected the habit was …

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How to Draw a Brain for your Notes or Bullet Journal

As I journal about mindfulness and take notes in almost any psychology class, drawings of the brain are relevant. For the first few years as a psychology major, I seemed to always draw brains a little differently each time, sometimes more like clouds than brains. I knew I needed to develop a way to have …

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How to Take Cute Notes 📝 in Class using BuJo Skills

Whether high school, college, grad, or post-grad studies, creating handwritten doodle-note style course notes during a lecture can help you remember the content of a lecture better, study more effectively, and ace your next big midterm or final.  Learning to take cute Notes Classroom lectures are an ideal time to practice lettering and doodling. Research …

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2022 Bullet Journal Supplies for a Budget

As anyone who’s ever lingered too long in a stationary aisle knows, it’s easy to spend a fortune on paper, pens, and stationery products you’ll never use. On the other hand, quality supplies can make a big difference in ease of use, the final result, and the experience of bullet journaling or note taking. In …

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Writing Hand Lettering Fonts: Free Printable Guide

You don’t have to be a master of Spencerian handwriting or wedding lettering to add hand-lettered charm to your bullet journal. Today, I’m showing you my cheat sheet of simple hand lettering fonts that you- yes even you! – can make. All it takes is easy modifications to your existing handwriting to create beautiful hand …

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10 Time-Saving Bullet Journal Tips & Tricks

Bullet journaling has been a lifesaver for me and my not-well-organized itself. For years, I was a hard-core long-format journaler. Each night, I’d sit down and scrawl several pages describing my thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Journalling was a big help to my mental health, like it is for many people, according to researchers 1, but …

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Hand Drawn Bullet Journal Banners: Printable Examples

Drawing banners is a great way to add some extra flair to your pages. Just like emojis, 🏴 banners can help define a section of the page or draw the eye to important information. Although, like most things, it’s a learning process, learning how to draw banners in your bullet journal is easy. Banners can …

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How to Draw Antlers in 4 Easy Steps

Problem: Drawing Antlers is Hard I love drawing antlers in my bullet journal. They’re perfect for framing quotes or words. But let’s be completely honest: antlers are really hard to draw freehand. In this post, you’ll learn my 4 step method for learning to consistently draw perfect deer, moose, and elk antlers. I’ve been trying …

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