Gi’s Reflection and School Bullet Journals

Here is a breakdown of the bullet journal inspired planner created for Gi. Gi ordered two notebooks; a reflection notebook and a school notebook.

For Gi’s reflection notebook the main color or theme was pastel and watercolor. Layouts involved include a title page, future log, 2018 reflections, when I am old page, when I did last, the 5 w’s of life, monthly cover pages, monthly learning plan, gratitude log, monthly thoughts log, monthly reflections, monthly memories, weekly thoughts, daily reflections, and 2019 reflections so far.

For Gi’s school notebook, the main color or theme was pastel and watercolor. Further, layouts involved include a title page, year at a glance, the 5 w’s of life, accountability, get back on track, 2019 goals, study tips, other tips, Cornell notetaking guide, semester overview, timetables, course overview, monthly layouts, a sentence a day, monthly assignments, reading log, brain dump, weekly layouts, blank Cornell notetaking pages, mindmaps, monthly reflection, vocabulary list, references list, and project pages.

Reflection Notebook

Layouts Included

Title Page:

This is a pastel blue watercolor title page. In a calligraphy font, I wrote “Gi’s” then on the second line “Reflections” is in an all-caps print font.

Future Planning:

This layout features 2 columns per page. Each column features a month from that year. The header is a pastel minimal cursive.

2018 Reflections: 

This layout is mainly blank with a print and calligraphy header. “Reflection” is in pink calligraphy and “2018” in black print.

When I Am Old Page: 

This page has a yellow print title stating “what I hope to remember about my life when I am old.”The remainder of the layout is blank but with a colorful pastel watercolor blur.

When I Did Last: 

This layout is another watercolor layout. The header is in simple cursive over top of green watercolor. There is space on the left side of the page with green watercolor to note the task and several lines following it to write in dates of task completion.

The 5 W’s Of Life: 

This is an all black layout. The header is print and simple cursive lettering. The rest of the layout is broken into 5 sections: who, what, when, where, and why.

Monthly Cover Pages: 

These are simple circular watercolor hello pages. Each is a different pastel color. In black calligraphy cursive is the name of the month.

Monthly Learning Plan: 

This layout is made up of four boxes. The boxes are titled reflect, observe, plan, and act. Additionally, the header, the month is in black print font, learning is in a pastel calligraphy cursive, and plan is in a smaller print font.

Gratitude Log: 

These layouts are all different but with the same idea. They depict a yellow sunshine. Each ray of sunlight is numbered for the days of that month and “I am grateful for” or “gratitude” or “grateful” is in the sun.

Monthly Thoughts Log: 

This layout depicts colorful watercolor clouds. The headers are in black calligraphy cursive and black print font.

Monthly Reflections: 

This page is a series of reflection questions spaced out between two pages. The header is in black print and pastel cursive.

Monthly Memories: 

This memory layout has a minimal cursive header. The remainder of the page is filled with pastel watercolor circles where Gi can write in memories each month.

Weekly Thoughts:

Like the monthly layouts, this layout depicts colorful watercolor clouds. The headers are in black calligraphy cursive and black print font. This is a one-page layout.

Daily Reflections: 

The daily reflections layout was requested based on a layout created by Sublime Reflection. This layout is a three-page layout. The header is in a watercolor calligraphy cursive. The rest of the layout is a grid with a column for each day of the week. The rows include word of the day, wins, challenges, favorite memories, key lessons, tender mercies, gratitude, and <3.

2019 Reflections So Far:

This layout is mainly blank with a print and calligraphy header. “Reflection” is in pink calligraphy and “2019 so far” in black print.

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School Notebook

Layouts Included:

Title Page:

This is a pink watercolor title page. In a calligraphy font, I wrote “Gi’s,” then on the second line “spring semester” is in an all-caps print font.

Year at a Glance:

This year at a glance features 124 months, January 2019 through December 2020, in a calendar format. The months are horizontal and in pastel colors. The main header is 2019 and 2020 in print font.

The 5 W’s Of Life:

The header of this layout is print and simple cursive lettering. The rest of the layout includes five sections: who, what, when, where, and why. Each section’s header is in a different pastel color.

Accountability:

This layout has a bold calligraphy cursive header in the center and includes 6 sections: quotes, intentions, definition, let go of, why, and invite in.

Get Back On Track:

This layout provides eight tips on getting back on track for school.

2019 Goals:

The 2019 goal layout features six sections all surrounded by colorful watercolor. The sections include other skills, physcial health, mental health, career, relationsihps, and art & hobbies.

Study Tips:

This page is full of colorful tips and illustrations to help with studying. These sections include flashcards, margins, mind maps, mini mind maps, and teach.

Other Tips:

This layout is mostly blank with a header. The header is an all-caps outlined print font.

Cornell Notetaking Guide:

This is a guide to the Cornell notetaking strategy. This page details what each section might include as well as the size and various other tips to notetaking.

Semester Overview:

The semester overview layout includes a pastel green calligraphy header. Further, the pages include four months: January, February, March, and April, Each section has a mini-calendar.

Timetables:

This layout includes two timetables. One breaks down the week in clock-like circles. Next, the second is a chart that breaks down each day of the week into 15 minutes increments.

Course Overview:

This layout is another chart to keep track of course information including credit hours, grades, etc.

Monthly Layouts:

Each month’s layout is slightly different. However, what they have in common is the use of calligraphy cursive in the header and the month laid out in a horizontal list identified by both the day of the week and the date. January is unique because of the borderlines in both black and pastel purple which are above and below the dates and days of the week. Then, February has pink watercolor splattered behind the days and dates of the month. March is nearly identical to January except the header has a shadow in pastel yellow. Lastly, April is similar to February except the watercolor is green. May is like January and March except the blue header is outlined in black.

A Sentence A Day:

This is a calendar style chart to write down a single word for each day of the month.

Monthly Assignments:

Here is another calendar of the month. This calendar is to write down assignment due dates. And anything upcoming.

Reading Log:

This log is meant to track reading and reading assignments for each month. Further, the header is a pastel-colored block print with black outlining.

Brain Dump:

The braindump layout is filled with watercolor splotches, always featuring two colors. Then, the header is done in pastel-colored block print with black outlining.

Weekly Layouts:

Each month features a different layout for the weeks. January’s weekly spreads vary by week, but each features a watercolor circle, the date, and the day of the week. For February, the weekly spreads include six sections, the 6th section broken into two. Also, I’ve used Minimal cursive in this spread. March’s weekly spreads show a watercolor cloud across the upper part of the page. Then above the columns is a black circle with the date in the circle. April’s layout is based on January’s and has seven watercolor circles for each day of the week. In the center of these circles is the date. Finally, May’s weekly layouts are just like February’s.

Blank Cornell Notetaking Pages:

These are blank pages drawn up to represent the Cornell notetaking pages as shown in the guide.

 Mind Maps:

This layout is most blank with a header. The header is in an all-caps outlined print font. The inside of the font is filled in with pastel colors.

Monthly Reflection:

Each month finishes with a reflection page. The header is in calligraphy cursive and print font. the rest of the page is broken into 4 sections. The first section is broken into 3 sections on achievement. The second is drawn to look like a piece of lined notebook paper and is for what was learned. The third section is for memories and is a simple box. The final section is a triangle and arrow meant to feature items for the upcoming month.

Vocabulary List:

This blank page has a black print header in the top left and right corners.

References List:

This blank page mirrors the vocabulary pages having black print headers in the top left and right corners.

Project Pages:

This layout is blank and has a calligraphy cursive header in the top left corner.

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Abigail’s Purple Bullet Journal Plan-with-Me

For Abigail's notebook the main color is purple. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, future log, monthly calendar, and weekly grid.

Abigail ordered a custom bullet-journal-inspired planner. Abigail’s planner is an A5-sized Essentials Grid Notebook. The primary color used for Abigail’s notebook is purple. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, future log, monthly calendar, and weekly grid.

Layouts Included

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

Purple and Gray Watercolor Title Page

Abigail’s title layout is a gray watercolor title page. For the header, “Abby” is in a purple calligraphy font. Then, on the second line, “2019” is in an all-caps print font.

Purple Future Log

This future log includes 12 months. Each page features three months each with a row. Then, each row has a mini-calendar. Finally, the headers for each month are in a purple calligraphy cursive.

Purple Monthly Calendar

For each monthly layout, I used a simple grid calendar. Then, the header is a purple brush lettered cursive font. Additionally, the header is located vertically down the right side.

Weekly Grid Layout

The weekly grid layout is a weekly layout which encompasses seven days. Further, each page includes eight squares which make up the grid. Seven of the boxes are for the days of the week, and the 8th box is blank. For the headers, the lettering utilizes a purple print font. Additionally, all of the other lettering is done using a black print font.  

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Kathleen’s Yellow & Blue Bullet Journal

Here is a breakdown of the bullet journal inspired planner created for Kathleen. Kathleen’s notebook was created in a black A5 size notebook with the main colors being yellow and blue. Layouts involved include a title page, year at a glance, birthdays, weightloss and measurements, master grocery list, monthly calendar, and weekly rows.

Layouts Included

Title Page:

This is a yellow and watercolor title page in the shape of a sunflower. For the header, “Kathleen’s is written in the brown in a calligraphy font. Then, “2019 planner” is written in print font on the second line.

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 yellow and blue cursive. The main header is 2019 in print font and “at a glance” in minimal cursive.

Birthdays:

This layout covers four pages, each of which has three rows. Further, each row is for a month of the year. The main header is a yellow cursive. Additionally, the months have blue separators between them. Each month has a mini-calendar of the month.

Weightloss & Measurements: 

This layout includes 2 sections. Further, these sections are weight loss on the left page and measurements on the right page. The weight loss tracker is like a board game which flows from the top toward the bottom. As weight is lost, Kathleen can fill in the squares. Additionally, the right side is mostly a list with space left blank to write in details. Then, at the bottom, there is a chart for rewards. For the headers, lettering is in yellow calligraphy cursive. and subheaders are in blue.

Master Grocery List:

This list covers four pages. The main header is in black print. Additionally, the categories included are fruits, dairy, frozen, meat & fish, vegetables, household, bread & grain, beverages, baking/spices, deli snacks, toiletries, condiments, canned, pets, paper & plastic, and miscellaneous. Finally, these categories are left blank for Kathleen to fill in.

Monthly Calendar:

For each monthly layout, I used a simple grid calendar. Then, the header is a simple yellow calligraphy cursive lettering. Additionally, the header is located vertically down the right side. Lastly, the weekday headers are a blue print font.

Weekly Rows:

The left page of this layout has seven rows, one for each day of the week. Then, the days of the week headers are in a yellow calligraphy cursive letter with the date in a subscript. Next, the right page has three sections in two columns. The left column is “to-do,” and the right column includes sections “notes” and “workouts.” Lastly, the header is on the right page in a print font.

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Hannah’s Lavender Purple Bullet Journal

Hannah ordered a custom bullet-journal-inspired planner. Hannah’s planner is an A5-sized Essentials Gridline Notebook.  The primary color used for Hannah’s notebook is lavender purple. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, year at a glance, 2019 goals, movies to watch, books to read, weight loss, measurements & rewards, weekly weight chart, monthly calendar, monthly budget, monthly tracker, and weekly rows. Here you can read more about Hannah’s planner. 

Layouts Included

Title Page:

This is a teal watercolor title page. In a calligraphy font, I wrote “Hannah’s,” then on the second line “2019-2020 Planner” is written in an all-caps print font.

Year at a Glance:

This year at a glance features 12 months, February 2019 through January 2020, in a calendar format. The months are written horizontally in lavender purple cursive. The main header is 2019 – 2020 in print font and “at a glance” in minimal cursive.

2019 Goals:

I have never done this particular layout before. This one was a specific request. The headers are done in banners with some lavender detailing and print fonts. The categories fitness, finance, and fun are each accompanied with simple doodles.  

Movies to Watch:

The header is in print font and includes a doodle of an old school movie projector projecting “movies to watch.” The spaces to write in movies and tv shows looks like tickets.

Books to Read: 

This page is a simple black and white bookshelf covering two pages. The header is written in a bold font and minimal cursive in lavender-colored banners.

Weightloss & Measurements: 

This layout is broken into two sections: weight loss on the left page and measurements on the right page. The weight loss tracker is like a board game which flows from the top toward the bottom. Hanna can fill in these squares as she loses weight. The right side is a list with space left blank to write in details. At the bottom, there is a chart for rewards. The headers are in lavender purple calligraphy cursive font.

Weight Chart:

This is a line-graph-style chart to mark down weight by week for a full year. The bottom axis shows the weeks by date separated by month. The header is a lavender purple calligraphy cursive, the months are also in lavender purple but in a print font.

Monthly Calendar:

I used a simple grid calendar and simple pink cursive heading vertically down the right side.

Monthly Budget:

This is one of the more complex layouts I have created. The top of the page includes a banner stating “monthly budget” the month and a piggy bank doodle. The remainder of the page includes various tables to track checking and savings. The right page is another table to track expenses for the month.

Monthly Tracker:

This layout is both a habit and a mood tracker. The headers are in lavender purple. The habit tracker is a grid for each month with a square for each day of that month. The header for the days include both the date and day of the week. The mood tracker is a similar grid separated into two rows, AM and PM. The key has 7 moods: happy, excited, stressed, relaxed, productive, grateful, and ugh.

Weekly Rows: 

The weekly layouts include seven rows. Of these rows, four are on the left page, and three are on the right. The main header is an all-caps black ink print. The days of the week are bold lavender purple capital letters, and the dates are a small subscript.

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Monica’s Rose Gold Bullet Journal

Here is a breakdown of the bullet journal inspired planner created for Monica. Monica’s notebook was created in a black A5 size notebook with the main color being rose gold. Layouts involved include a title page, year at a glance, bills 2019, mood tracking and mood log, wants and needs, pen test pages, monthly calendar, habit tracker, monthly brain dump, personal development tracker, gratitude log, dream tracker, dream log, and weekly rows.

Layouts Included

Title Page:

This is a rose gold circular title page. In a calligraphy font, I wrote “Monica’s,” then on the second line “2019 Planner” 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 rose gold cursive. The main header is 2019 in print font and “at a glance” in minimal cursive.

Bills 2019:

This layout accounts for 12 months of bills in two pages. The rose gold sections are for the title of the bill, then an amount and date can be written in the sections below according to the appropriate month. 

Mood Tracking & Mood Log:

The mood tracker is a grid involving a square for each day of the year. Down the right side is a key indicating how to fill in the square for each day. The key is unfinished so that Monica could decide how to fill it in. The mood log is mainly blank. Headers are in rose gold cursive.

Wants & Needs:

This page is mostly blank with a cursive gold header in the top center.

Pen Test:

This page is mostly blank with a cursive rose gold header in the top center.

Monthly Calendars:

The left page of this layout is a calendar grid. The days of the week are indicated by mint green calligraphy cursive 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.”

Habit Tracker:

Like the mood tracker, the habit tracker is a grid for each month with a square for each day of that month. The header is in rose gold cursive font. 

Monthly Brain Dump:

This page is mostly blank with a cursive rose gold header.

Personal Development Tracker:

This layout is similar to a habit tracker; however has 3 different grids for different times of the day. no habits are specified so that they can be changes as personal development goals are completed. The header is in rose gold cursive.

Gratitude Log:

This page is mostly blank with a cursive rose gold header in the top.

Dream Tracker & Dream Log:

The dream tracker is similar to a habit tracker meant for one single habit. This takes up the top section of the left page. The header states “did I dream?” in rose gold cursive. There is then a grid with a square for each day of the month in two rows and a blank key for ‘no dream’ and ‘dream.’ The dream logs take up several pages and the remainder of the left page. The logs are mostly blank with cursive rose gold headers.

Weekly Rows:

The weekly layouts include 7 rows, 4 on the left page and 3 on the right. The main header is in rose gold cursive. The day of the week is a bold rose gold cursive letter and the date is a small subscript.

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Blythe’s Purple and Blue Bullet Journal

Blythe ordered a custom bullet journal inspired planner. Blythe’s planner is an A5-sized Essentials Dot-Matrix Notebook.  For Blythe’s notebook, the primary colors used are purple and blue. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, year at a glance, monthly calendar, monthly goals, weekly rows, weekly habit tracker, and weekly meal plan. Here you can read more about Blythe’s planner.

Layouts Included

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

Title Page

This is a purple watercolor title page. In a calligraphy font I wrote “Blythe,” then on the second line “2019” 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 vertically in blue cursive. The main header is 2019 in print font and “at a glance” in minimal cursive. 

Minimal Calendar

I used a simple grid calendar and blue calligraphy cursive heading vertically down the right side. Some of the months feature small doodles related to events in those months. Two of the months feature my sunshine washi tape.

Monthly Goals

This page is mainly blank with “goals” written in blue calligraphy cursive in the top cener.

Weekly Rows

The weekly layouts includes 7 rows, 4 on the left page and 3 on the right. The main header is an all-caps black ink print. The day of the week is a bold blue capital letter and the date is a small subscript. 

Weekly Habit Tracking

This one-page layout utilizes a blue calligraphy cursive header. Each habit has its own 7-square grid tracker to mark off.

Weekly Meal Planning

This is a weekly layout with a section for each day of the week. The sections are broken into 4 rows: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack. The right side of the page is left blank for groceries. The header is in a blue print font.

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Michelle’s Blue Minimal Bullet Journal

Michelle ordered a custom bullet journal inspired planner. Michelle’s planner is an A5-sized Essentials Dot-Matrix Notebook.  For Michelle’s notebook, the primary color used is blue. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, future planner, projects pages, monthly calendar, monthly bill tracking, and weekly grid. Here you can read more about Michelle’s planner.

Layouts Included

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

Minimal Title Page

This is a minimal title page. In a calligraphy font I wrote “MJ,” then on the second line “2019 Planner” is written in an all-caps print font.

Future Planning

This future log includes 12 months. Each page features three months each with a row. Then, each row has a mini calendar. Finally, the headers for each month are in a blue calligraphy cursive.

Projects Pages

These are mostly blank two-page layouts with blue calligraphy headers in the center.

Monthly Calendar

For each month, I used a simple grid calendar. The lettering for this layout is blue brush lettered calligraphy. Additionally, there is a column to the right of the calendar. The column is labeled “notes.”

Monthly Bills

This page is dedicated to monthly bill and subscription tracking. The columns involved include expenses, amount due, amount paid, due date, date paid, and auto pay. Fonts used include blue calligraphy cursive and all-caps print.

Weekly Grid

The weekly grid layout is a weekly layout which encompasses seven days. Further, each page includes eight squares which make up the grid. Seven of the boxes are for the days of the week, and the 8th box is blank. For the headers, the lettering utilizes a blue colored brush lettered calligraphy font. Additionally, all of the other letterings is done using a black print font.  

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Calista’s Scrapbook and Memory Bullet Journal

Here is a breakdown of the bullet journal inspired planner created for Calista. Calista’s notebook was created in a black A5 size notebook. Layouts include seven different memory and scrapbooking style layouts; space theme, arrows, bee happy, blue watercolor, pink watercolor, adventures, and Christmas theme.

Layouts Included

Space Theme: This scrapbook-style page is done in watercolor and is primary blank (as are most of these layouts). Hanging from the top boarder are various planets and stars.

Arrows: On all four borders of this layout are black arrows with various designs. There are two arrows per border.

Bee Happy: This design covers one of the two pages and features a details bee then the words “bee happy” in black calligraphy cursive.

Blue Watercolor: This page features various shades of blue in watercolor on all four sides of the layout.

Pink Watercolor: Like the blue watercolor page, the pink watercolor pages features various shades of pink and purple on the edges of the page.

Adventures: This layout has a black and white grid on both pages with the header “Adventures” written on both pages in black calligraphy cursive.

Christmas Theme: The top and left edge of this page show a string of red, green and pink Christmas lights. Then hanging on the far left are three red and pink Christmas bulbs.

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