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Bullet Journaling 101: 4 Items You Need

Since a few years back, the bullet journal (BuJo) been climbing popularity, but it is only to this day that it reaches the climax. People who’ve been into it claimed that BuJo has allowed them to focus more on their daily, weekly or even monthly and yearly schedules.

While some find this hobby as immensely therapeutic because of the level of organization one can enjoy for it. In addition, it has ways of unleashing your inner creativity to which you haven’t fully known before.

That’s why it’s not surprising why a lot of people are deeply attracted to this idea. In case, you’re planning to do it your own and don’t know which supplies you should pick first, worry not because here is a list that is just for you. Here are some basic yet essential must-haves you definitely need to have.

1. Stamps and Stickers

If you think stamps are only meant for mail, think again. The appearance of BuJo has opened up a new purpose for them, and they are all for good reasons. Many people who are inclined to BuJo are using a variety of stamp accessories and stickers to personalize and decorate theirs.

You can even use them as a legend for your tasks and priority dates. Many journalers love using stamps and stickers because they can readily brighten up any page without putting in that much effort. Many also find it satisfying to stick and stamp pages.

2. Washi Tape

Washi tapes are fairly popular journaling and scrapbooking materials. These decorative and colorful paper tapes can be useful especially when it comes to creating borders, decorating your page as well as in covering your errors.

You’ll find a great assortment of these stickies in literally any arts and crafts store and even book shops. What’s more, is, there are now shops that allow you to customize them based on the design you want. So your style options are definitely limitless.

3. Color Pens or Pencils

Colored pens and pencils on white backgroundColor pens or pencils are definitely a BuJo must-haves. They literally make up almost everything on your page. You can write, draw, doodle, and whatever you feel like doing with these baddies. Today, you’ll find a wide assortment of pen tips to create beautiful and pretty letterings or calligraphies. It is safe to say that these items are definitely the life of BuJo.

4. Sticky Notes

Another entry on your must-have BuJo list is the sticky notes. Not known to many, post-it notes are not just for work stuff. You can also use it on your BuJo. They are proven to be useful especially when there are urgent tasks on your plate.

You may also write on your personal mantra on them and stick them on your daily page to keep you inspired. You know what they say, you can never have too many of these.

Whether you’re just starting to do your own BuJo or is already in this hobby, may this serve as your guide when it comes to your arts and scrapbooking supplies. Unleash your creativity and start making a journal that will truly represent you.