Kara’s Red and Blue Bullet Journals

Kara ordered a custom bullet-journal-inspired planner. Kara’s planner is an A5-sized Essentials Dot-Matrix Notebook.  The colors Kara chose for her notebooks include red and blue. Additionally, the primary color used for Kara’s first notebook is red. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, year at a glance, monthly calendar, monthly budget, and weekly rows. Next, the primary color used for Kara’s second notebook is blue. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, year at a glance, book tracking, address book, yearly goals, monthly calendar, monthly brain dump, and weekly grid. Here you can read more about Kara’s planners. 

Kara’s Red Notebook

Here you can learn more about the layouts for Kara’s first custom planner.

Layouts Included

Title Page

This is a red watercolor title page. In a calligraphy font, I wrote “Kara’s,” then on the second line “2018 Bullet Journal” is written in an all-caps print font.

Year at a Glance

This year at a glance features 12 months, January 2018 through December 2018, in a calendar format. The months are written vertically in red cursive. The main header is 2018 in print font and “at a glance” in minimal cursive.

Monthly Calendar

The left page of this layout is a calendar grid. The days of the week headers are in red print letters. The right side features a calligraphy cursive font header and two sections below. These section titles are in a minimal cursive reading “to-do” and “goals.”

Monthly Budget

This budget includes 4 sections: income, expenses, debt, and savings. The main header is a classic print in red and the section headers are a minimal calligraphy-style cursive. Each table includes 3 columns, the item, budget amount, and actual amount.

Weekly Rows

The weekly layouts include seven rows, four on the left page and three on the right. The main header is an all-caps black ink print. The day of the week is a bold red capital letter, and the date is a small subscript.

Tools Used

Kara’s Blue Notebook

Here you can learn more about the layouts for Kara’s second custom planner.

Layouts Included

Title Page

This is a blue watercolor title page. In a calligraphy font, I wrote “Kara’s,” then on the second line “2019 Bullet Journal” is written in an all-caps print font.

Year At A Glance

This year at a glance features 12 months, January 2019 through December 2019, in a calendar format. The months are written horizontally in blue cursive. The main header is “2019 at a glance” in print font. Below the header is a blue border.

Book Tracking

This page is a simple black and white bookshelf covering two pages. The header is written in a bold blue calligraphy-style cursive with “to read” written in a book.

Address Book

This layout has a blue calligraphy header and a table filling the remainder of the space. Columns include name, number, and address.

Yearly Goals

This page is mainly blank with a bold blue calligraphy header.

Monthly Calendar

The left page of this layout is a calendar grid. The days of the week are indicated by blue letters. The right side features a calligraphy cursive font header and two sections below. These sections are titled in a minimal cursive reading “to-do” and “goals.”

Brain Dump

This page is done monthly and is mostly blank except a bold blue calligraphy cursive header.

Weekly Grid

This is a simple 8-square grid. All lettering is done in a simple print font. The header is in blue ink.

Tools Used

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