Sometimes it feels like there is never enough time in the day for creativity. Building a creative practice can be beneficially to your mind, body, and soul. Planning and reflection are all you really need to kickstart your creative habit.
We have all said the words, “I’m not that creative.” That is a lie. We are ALL creative. You can boost your creativity and stop telling yourself your efforts aren't good enough.
I see stickers everywhere. I get them as gifts in my subscription boxes. I see them plastering my student’s water bottles. I see bowls of colorful vinyl stickers in my favorite shops around town They offer a great way to personalize anything! But… being me… I’m not willing to pay for stuff that I might be able to make myself. The good news is, you can make stickers without fancy machines or materials!
When I first started my bujo journey, I could not wrap my head around collections. Why would I waste valuable journaling real estate on a list of TV shows I’m watching? After a few years, and a ton of inspiration from the bujo community, I started to see the value of collections… So what is a collection, anyway? A collection is any page in your bujo that is a grouping of similar things. Technically, your future log is a collection and so is your habit tracker. Now that you know what they are, here are some unique collections that you may not have considered. I find them brilliant, and hopefully so will you!
Bullet journals can be an amazing creative outlet, combining productivity and artistic talent! If you want to unlock your creativity in your bujo, consider using a simple monthly theme. Combining one or two simple themes in your journal can have beautiful effects!
Trackers can be a very useful tool in your bullet journal or planner. If you're curious about how to use them, check out this beginner's guide.
Considering going digital? Here's how I set up my digital planner to be (almost) just like my bullet journal. With your tablet and smart stylus, you can go paperless without losing the benefits of the bullet journal system.
Have you heard of the Maker Movement? Makerspaces? These amazing coops are a great resource for engineers, designers, and dreamers of all ages. Learn everything you need to know...
So you have a journal and a pen, but aren't sure what else you need. Here's a list of the best tools to get you started with your bullet journal. Everything you need to make the most of your new organized system.
Starting a bullet journal doesn't have to break the bank. With a few simple (and cheap) supplies, you could be on your way to a more organized, creative life!