Minimal Gold January 2020 Bujo Plan-with-Me

With each new year, comes new things, including a new monthly bullet journal spread! For January 2020's theme, I went with a very minimal gold concept!

With each new year, comes new things, including a new monthly bullet journal spread! There are many changes coming to the website including new products, freebies, and more. So, it is only natural that I also refresh my bullet journal to match! This year I have gone for something significantly more simple, yet also very similar to before. If you want to check out my 2020 bullet journal concept, click HERE. Otherwise, let’s jump right into my January 2020 bullet journal set up!

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The Minimal Gold January Process

Because of my incredibly busy schedule currently, I plan to keep this year’s planner very minimal. For this reason, there is not much to my theme process. At first, I was using only gold. However, I quickly realized this was too much gold and decided to add some more black. But, that is it. I used gold lines and some headers, the rest is black. The fonts chosen for all the headers was a bouncy minimal script.

The Layout Descriptions

For this month, I decided to keep my cover super simple. However, I also wanted something for a monthly overview without doing an entirely monthly spread. So, I decided to combine my very minimal gold cover page with a box or section for major dates or events for the month. I am not entirely sure if I will use this section, but I like to have the option.

The only other pages in my main spread are my weeklies. I kept the same layout as previous months. Further, there is a half-hourly tracker on the left page for Monday through Saturday. This section tracks clients, appointments, events, etc. Whereas, the right page tracks due dates, all-day events, and daily to-do’s. Saturday and Sunday share a box. For these layouts, the theme remains minimal gold. However, I used black for the header and sub-headers and gold for the lines.

Bonus Layouts!

After creating my normal spread, I became inspired to use my bullet journal to track and plan my upcoming membership launches (stay tuned) and some courses I’d like to create this year. While most of these pages are primarily blank at this time, I kept with the theme. I put the main headers up the left side using a gold bouncy minimal script and simple black print and script lettering.

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14+ New Year Bullet Journal Spread Ideas

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.

Each new year marks a brand new beginning full of possibilities. We often put ourselves under a lot of pressure to do the new year right and become discouraged if we fail or falter. To make sure you are planning for your new year correctly, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.

Contract & Goal Planning

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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Here is a great example of a new year goal setting. Not only can you create your goals here, but there is a contract to sign and a system of rewards!

New Year Goals

If you are looking for something more simple, then this goal layout might work better for you. This spread is simple and includes 8 different spots for goals.

New Year Bullet Journal Planning

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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Sometimes the best way to plan for the new year is to plan out how you will plan in that year. Now is the perfect time to reevaluate your planning system and make changes where necessary.

Future Planner

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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Future logs are great ways to look ahead at major events. This future log mixes a year at a glance style with something that would include more space to write in events.

Recentering in the New Year

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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The new year is also a great time to re-evaluate your self-care plans. Look at what you are currently doing, add new self-care practices that will work better and remove stuff that doesn’t benefit you.

New Year Goals

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Another great way to plan your new year goals is to categorize them. This spread breaks down goals into six sections: other skills, physical health, mental health, career, relationships, and art & hobbies. However, you can pick whatever goal categories you would like!

Holiday & Event Planning

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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Similar to a future log, this spread mixes a year at a glance with holidays and major events. Not only are the dates listed but so is the event and the day of the week it falls on. This is a great way to plan your year out in advance.

Healthy Habit Planning

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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Another great bullet journal layout for the new year is a habit tracker. There are dozens of ways to keep track of your habits but one of the most common is the monthly style. Here is one simple example, but you can find more habit trackers HERE.

Level 10 Life

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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The level 10 life is the perfect layout for the new year. If you haven’t heard of this goal and productivity spread, read more about it here. However, its the perfect spread to add to the beginning of your planner.

Future Log Calendex

Here is my personal favorite version of the future planner. The calendex is a great visual for the year. Additionally, it is broken into months and weeks.

Creative Goals

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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I love this goal page because it is not just a list of goals. It is more creative and visual including images, color, and varied fonts. If you are interested in something more creative, then something like this will work perfectly for you!

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Important Dates Log

Here is yet another example of a future log. This one is perfect for a birthday, event, and holiday tracking.

Year At A Glance

To make sure you're planning your new year well, you ought to plan ahead. This post includes 14+ bullet journal layouts to help you plan for your new year.
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I love a good mantra or encouraging quote. This spread does a great job of starting off the year strong with a strong mantra.

Year of Bills Tracking

Last, but certainly not least, a bill tracker is a perfect layout for your next bullet journal. No matter who you are, it is likely that you have expenses that you ought to track. This is one of my favorite bill trackers and the one I personally use. in my bullet journals.

What layouts do you use in your new year spread? Let us know in the comments! Love checking out our bullet journal ideas? Get more inspiration HERE.

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