Rhiannon’s Navy Blue Bullet Journal Plan-with-Me

Rhiannon ordered a custom bullet-journal-inspired planner. Rhiannon’s planner is an A5-sized Leuchtturm1917 Notebook in the color Navy. For Rhiannon’s notebook, the primary color is navy blue. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, 2020 lunar calendar, future log, movies & shows to watch tracker, savings jar, period tracker, and bills tracker. Then, each quarter includes quarterly cover pages, measurements & weight tracker, movies I’ve watched tracker, Netflix tracker, and tv show tracker. Finally, each month includes a monthly calendar, running to-do list, project list, finances tracker, fitness tracker, habit tracker, sleep log, mood tracker, stress tracker, h20 tracker, weekly layouts, and dream logs. Here you can read more about Rhiannon’s planner.

Layouts Included

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

Watercolor Title Page

Rhiannon’s title layout is a navy blue watercolor title page. For the header, “Rhiannon” is in a calligraphy font. Then, on the second line, “bullet journal” is in an all-caps print font. Finally, at the bottom of the page, “January – June 2020” is in an all caps print font.

2019 Lunar Calendar

This lunar calendar shows the 2020 moon phases. For the header, “2020” and “lunar” are in similar black brush lettering. Then, “calendar” is in a minimal gold script.

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 header is in a metallic chrome script font.

Movies & Shows To Watch Tracker

This is a list-type page with four columns to write in movie and show titles. The main header is written in both calligraphy and minimal cursive. “movies & shows” is in calligraphy and “to watch” is in minimal cursive. 

Savings Jar

For this savings layout, I used a mason jar stamp to fill most of the page. Then, I separated the jar into various sections to mark savings goals. The header is in a navy blue print font.

Period Tracker

This period tracker mimics the year in pixels style. Then, the header is vertical down the right side. The lettering is in a bold navy blue print font. Finally, there is a grid square for each day of all 12 months. 

Bills Tracker

This layout accounts for 12 months of bills in two pages. The blue watercolor sections are for the title of the bill or subscription. Then, Rhiannon can write in an amount and date in the sections below according to the appropriate month. Finally, the main headers are a minimal script.

Quarterly Cover Pages

Similar to the tile page, quarterly cover pages involve navy blue watercolor in the background. Then, for the header, “Quarter” is in a calligraphy font. Above this, the numbering of the quarter is in an all-caps print font. Finally, on the second line, the months involved is in a minimal script font.

Measurements & Weight Tracker

This measurements and weight tracking layout is a two-page layout with two tables in it. At the top is the measurements table lasting roughly 17 weeks. The measurements include the neck, bust, waist, hips, bicep, thigh, and calf. The bottom table is for weight tracking. The vertical axis is for weight amount and the horizontal axis is for the date weighed. Further, the headers for each section of the page are in chrome script lettering.

Movies I’ve Watched Tracker

This tracker resembles old-school film strips. The header is in a bold print font. Additionally, there are film reel and popcorn doodles with the header. Rhiannon will fill in each part of the film strips with a movie she wants to watch or has watched.

Netflix Tracker

The Netflix tracker is a mostly blank layout. In the top center of the page is the header. Further, the header is my best replication of the Netflix logo in red.

Tv Show Tracker

This layout features several old-school antennae TVs. The title states “tv shows I’ve watched.” “I’ve watched” is in print and “tv shows” is in navy blue brush lettering. 

Monthly Calendar

The left page of this layout is a calendar grid. Next, the headers for the days of the week are in a minimal blue script. Then the right side features a dark blue calligraphy cursive font header and two sections below. Finally, the section titles are in a minimal cursive reading “to-do” and “goals.”

Running To-do List

The running to-do list is a mostly blank, two-page layout. The header is in navy blue brush lettering and the subheader is in a print font.

Project List

Similar to the to-do list, the project lists is a mostly blank, two-page layout. Additionally, the header is in a navy blue brush lettering.

Finances Tracker

This layout is a simple table to track expenditures monthly. The columns of the table include expenditure, how much it cost, frequency of payment, and the date paid. Further, the header is a minimal chrome script font.

Fitness Tracker

This fitness tracker includes a chart with five columns. The columns are the date, exercise, speed, time, and distance. This chart header is “Centre” in chrome. Further, the main header is a mix of fonts in black or chrome.

Habit Tracker

This layout involves 10 mini-grids with enough spaces for each day of that month. highlighted in blue to match the month calendar is the habit to be achieved. The header is in calligraphy cursive and print font.

Sleep Log

This spread is a square for a graph. The horizontal axis has time, and the vertical axis has the day of the month. The main header is a bold navy blue print font.

Monthly Themed Mood Tracking:

The mood trackers are different each month. The most apparent difference is the theme or picture chosen. The images are broken into enough parts so that there is a part for each day of the month. Then, each day, the image parts get filled in. Each mood is assigned to a specific color, design, or shade of a color. Next, Rhiannon can color in each part according to her mood or moods for that day. In the list below are the theme or imagery for each month.  

  • January – Harry Potter Letters
  • February – Mood Mugs
  • March – Marvel & Avengers
  • April – Flower Petals
  • May – Travel Circles
  • June – Lemon Wedges

Stress Tracker

Similar to the mood trackers, the design is different each month. The most apparent difference is the theme or picture chosen. These themes match or replicate the mood tracker for that month. Instead of coloring in the image according to mood, Rhiannon will color in each section according to a stress rating on a “1 – 10” scale.  

H20 or Water Tracker

The header of this layout is a navy calligraphy font. The remainder of the page is filled with water droplets in columns. Each column represents a day of the month and each droplet represents a glass or 8 ounces of water. Rhiannon will then fill the droplets as she drinks water each day. 

Weekly Layouts

Each month has a different weekly layout. Below are these different designs described.

January

This weekly spread has six watercolor spots through the center, and the sixth spot fits two weekend days. The paint is navy blue. Then, the header is “J” in black classic lettering with a vertical “2020” next to it. The daily headers are similar to the main header except are the dates for each day or days. Finally, there is a mini-calendar in the top right corner

February

The weekly layouts include seven rows, four on the left page and three on the right. Then, the main header is a small, thin, all-caps black ink print. And finally, the day of the week is a bold navy blue capital letter in brush lettering with the date is a small subscript.

March

This week is especially customized. The two pages are broken into 4 imaginary rows each. In the outermost center of each pages is half of Captain America’s shield. All lettering is in black bold print. Lastly, the final row is for notes.

April

The August weekly spreads are mostly blank; however, mimicking a column-style spread. Across the top of the page is berry pink painted brown paper pasted on. Then, the weekday headers are in a white minimal script font. Additionally, the main header is also in a white print font.

May

This page features seven columns for seven days of the week. Next to the rightmost column is travel-themed washi tape. Further, the washi tape is different for each week. The main titling is in a navy blue brushed lettered font. Then, the weekday titling is the first letter of the weekday in a minimal script. Finally, each letter has a subscript for the date.

Dream Logs

The dream logs are different for each month; however, they are mostly blank with a header. See the images or video walk-through for more details

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Rhiannon’s Berry Pink Bullet Journal | Plan-with-Me

Rhiannon ordered a custom bullet-journal-inspired planner. Rhiannon’s planner is an A5-sized Leuchtturm1917 Notebook in the color Berry.  For Rhiannon’s notebook, the primary color is Berry Pink. Further, the layouts involved include a title page, 2019 lunar calendar, future log, movies & shows to watch tracker, savings jar, period tracker, and bills tracker. Then, each quarter includes quarterly cover pages, measurements & weight tracker, movies I’ve watched tracker, Netflix tracker, and tv show tracker. Finally, each month includes a monthly calendar, running to-do list, project list, finances tracker, fitness tracker, habit tracker, sleep log, mood tracker, stress tracker, h20 tracker, weekly layouts, and dream logs. Here you can read more about Rhiannon’s planner.

Layouts Included

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

Watercolor Title Page

Rhiannon’s title layout is a pink watercolor title page. For the header, “Rhiannon” is in a calligraphy font. Then, on the second line, “bullet journal” is in an all-caps print font. Finally, at the bottom of the page, “June – December 2019.” is in an all caps print font.

2019 Lunar Calendar

This lunar calendar shows the 2019 moon phases. For the header, “2019” and “lunar” are in similar black brush lettering. Then, “calendar” is in a minimal gold script.

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 header is in a metallic pink script font.

Movies & Shows To Watch Tracker

This is a list-type page with four columns to write in movie and show titles. The main header is written in both calligraphy and minimal cursive. “movies & shows” is in calligraphy and “to watch” is in minimal cursive. 

Savings Jar

For this savings layout I used a mason jar stamp to fill most of the page. Then, I separated the jar into various sections to mark savings goals. The header is in pink print font. Then, at the bottom of the page is a money quote, “never spend your money before you’ve earned it.” in a minimal script font.

Period Tracker

This period tracker mimics the year in pixels style. Then, the header is vertical down the right side. The lettering is in a bold yellow print font. Finally, there is a grid square for each day of all 12 months. 

Bills Tracker

This layout accounts for 12 months of bills in two pages. The pink watercolor sections are for the title of the bill or subscription. Then, Rhiannon can write in an amount and date in the sections below according to the appropriate month. Finally, the main headers are a minimal script.

Quarterly Cover Pages

Similar to the tile page, quarterly cover pages involve pink watercolor in the background. Then, for the header, “Quarter” is in a calligraphy font. Above this, the numbering of the quarter is in an all-caps print font.. Finally, on the second line, the months involved is in a minimal script font.

Measurements & Weight Tracker

This measurements and weight tracking layout is a two-page layout with two tables in it. At the top is the measurements table lasting roughly 17 weeks. The measurements include neck, bust, waiste, hips, bicep, thigh, and calf. The bottom table in is for weight tracking. The vertical axis is for weight amount and the horizontal axis is for the date weighed. Further, the headers for each section of the page are in pink brush lettering.

Movies I’ve Watched Tracker

This tracker resembles old-school film strips. The header is in a bold print font. Additionally, there are film reel and popcorn doodles with the header. Rhiannon will fill in each part of the film strips with a movie she wants to watch or has watched.

Netflix Tracker

The Netflix tracker is a mostly blank layout. In the top center of the page is the header. Further, the header is my best replication of the Netflix logo in red.

Tv Show Tracker

This layout features several old-school antennae TVs. The title states “tv shows I’ve watched.” “I’ve watched” is in print and “tv shows” is in pink brush lettering. 

Monthly Calendar

The left page of this layout is a calendar grid. Next, the headers for the days of the week are in a minimal pink script. Then the right side features a pink calligraphy cursive font header and two sections below. Finally, the section titles are in a minimal cursive reading “to-do” and “goals.”

Running To-do List

The running to-do list is a mostly blank, two-page layout. The header is in pink brush lettering and the subheader is in a print font.

Project List

Similar to the to-do list, the project lists is a mostly blank, two-page layout. Additionally, the header is in a pink brush lettering.

Finances Tracker

This layout is a simple table to track expenditures monthly. The columns of the table include expenditure, how much it cost, frequency of payment, and the date paid. Further, the header is a minimal metallic pink script font.

Fitness Tracker

Theis fitness tracker includes a chart with five columns. The columns are the date, exercise, speed, time, and distance. This chart header is “Centre” in metallic pink. Further, the main header is a mix of fonts in black or metallic pink.

Habit Tracker

This layout involves 10 mini-grids with enough spaces for each day of that month. highlighted in either pink or yellow to match the month calendar is the habit to be achieved. The header is in calligraphy cursive and print font.

Sleep Log

This spread is a square for a graph. The horizontal axis has time, and the vertical axis has the day of the month. The main header is layered with a black script font over a pink print font.

Monthly Themed Mood Tracking:

The mood trackers are different each month. The most apparent difference is the theme or picture chosen. The images are broken into enough parts so that there is a part for each day of the month. Then, each day, the image parts get filled in. Each mood is assigned to a specific color, design, or shade of a color. Next, Rhiannon can color in each part according to her mood or moods for that day. In the list below are the theme or imagery for each month.  

  • June – honeycomb
  • July – cats
  • August – cacti
  • September – Harry Potter
  • October – leafs
  • November – feather
  • December – Christmas bulbs

Stress Tracker

Similar to the mood trackers, the design is different each month. The most apparent difference is the theme or picture chosen. These themes match or replicate the mood tracker for that month. Instead of coloring in the image according to mood, Rhiannon will color in each section according to a stress rating on a “1 – 10” scale.  

H20 or Water Tracker

The header of this layout is a pink calligraphy font. The remainder of the page is filled with water droplets in columns. Each column represents a day of the month and each droplet represents a glass or 8 ounces of water. Rhiannon will then fill the droplets as she drinks water each day. 

Weekly Layouts

Each month has a different weekly layout. Below are these different designs described.

June

This weekly spread has a watercolor circle down the center with a black outline. The paint is purple, pink, and blue. Then, the header is the week and number in black brush lettering. There are also 6 smaller circles for the days of the week scattered around the larger circle. Finally, there is a space ship flying across the page somewhere. The location of the spaceship varies for each week.

July

For July’s weekly spreads there are 7 golden stars to identify the days of the week. 6 of these stars are in a row indicating columns. Then, the seventh star is halfway down the page underneath the sixth star. The main header is in a script lettering and small stars hang from strings across the top of the page.

August

The August weekly spreads are mostly blank; however, mimicking a column-style spread. Across the top of the page is blue painted brown paper pasted on. Then, the weekday headers are in a white print font. Additionally, the main header is also in a white print font. lastly, there are gold dots all over the dark blue paint to mimic stars in the sky.

September

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

October

The October weekly spreads are mostly blank; however, mimicking a column-style spread. Across the top of the page is pink, blue, and purple watercolor. Then, the weekday headers are in black minimal script lettering and are all connected to one another. Finally, the main header is in a simple black print font in the top corners.

November

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 main header, the lettering utilizes a pink print font. Additionally, all of the other letterings is done using a minimal black script font.  

December

This weekly spread has six rows with the sixth row being full length compared to the others. Further, these rows are for the days of the week. Then, down the left side of the page is a mini-calendar and extra space. And, down the right side is notes. For the header, lettering is in a black print font.

Dream Logs

The dream logs are different for each month; however, they are mostly blank with a header. See the images or video walk-through for more details

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Bullet Journaling Notebooks | A Review of 10 Journals

I get asked all the time about my opinion of various bullet journal notebooks and their ghosting or bleeding. For this reason, I decided to collect various popular as well as cheaper notebooks to do a comparison. Below you will find 9 different bullet journal notebooks, their specs, images of their ghosting and bleeding, pros, and cons.

Leuchtturm1917

Notebook Specs

  • 249 Numbered pages
  • Blank table of contents
  • 8 Perforated and detachable sheets
  • Expandable pocket
  • 2 Page markers
  • Elastic closure band
  • Thread bound book opens flat
  • Sticker for labeling and archiving
  • Dimensions: 145 x 210 mm (#x# inches)
  • Ink proof paper
  • Acid-free paper

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • Hardcover is durable
  • Elastic band keeps the notebook from getting damaged and bent
  • Pocket in the back is a great place to store loose notes
  • 2 ribbons make page marking more convenient
  • Pages are numbered, and the notebook comes with a built-in index
  • There are so many color options, it’s impossible to be bored
  • Pages respond well to watercolor paint (still a little wrinkle, but really not bad)
  • The dots are in the same place on every page

Cons

  • Pages aren’t a crisp white (while I do not mind, this can be a turn off for some)
  • The built-in index is a con for those who wish to design their own or does not want an index
  • There is some ghosting and bleeding, but this depends on the pen or ink that is used

Northbooks Dot Notebook

Notebook Specs

  • 5 x 8 inch
  • Vegan leather cover is textured and durable
  • 192 pages/96 sheets
  • 60-lb/90 gsm paper
  • Dots spaced 5mm apart
  • Small us-based company
  • 1 ribbon page marker

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • Mild ghosting and bleeding
  • Ribbon marker
  • US-based company for customers who prefer to buy US only, this doesn’t matter much to me.
  • White pages
  • Hard cover can be a pro for those who like really hard covers

Cons

  • Paper rips fairly easy
  • Cover is rough to the touch
  • No page numbers
  • No pouch
  • Only comes in black
  • Some bleeding

Rhodia Goalbook

Notebook Specs

  • 8 x 8.3 inches
  • 90gsm ivory brushed vellum paper made in Étival-Clairefontaine, France
  • 6-page index or table of contents
  • 4-pages for annual planning
  • 4-pages for monthly planning
  • 240 pages (224 dot grit numbered sheets)
  • Pocket inside the back cover
  • Elastic closure band
  • 2 ribbon markers
  • Flexible binding
  • Softcover (16 available colors!)

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • The flexible soft faux leather cover is excellent. Make using the notebook pleasant
  • Elastic band keeps the notebook from getting damaged and bent
  • Pocket in the back is a great place to store loose notes
  • Beautiful colors to choose from
  • Thick, smooth pages make ink look vibrant and write smooth
  • Pages are numbered

Cons

  • There is a Logo on the cover. This one isn’t a big deal, I just like sleek plan covers.
  • Off-white pages make it difficult to fix mistakes. I generally use white-out to cover my mistakes, but the whiteout makes an error look worse on the off-white pages
  • Orange inside cover and ribbons (but I fixed this DIY style)
  • Some bleeding

Lemome Eco-Friendly Natural Cork Dot Notebook

Notebook Specs

  • 8.4 x 5.7 
  • cork fabric as the cover
  • 100% cruelty-free
  • Thread-bound lay-flat design
  • micro-perforated
  • 180 Pages 
  • 120g high-quality acid-free writing paper
  • Sturdy Sewn Elastic Pen Holder
  • Expandable Pocket
  • Elastic Closure Strap
  • 1 Ribbon Bookmark
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • Perforation is a pro for those who wish to remove their pages easily.
  • Almost no ghosting and bleeding.
  • Includes ribbon, pouch, and pen loop
  • Cruelty-free
  • Renewable resources create the cover
  • Comes in various colors
  • Little bleeding/ghosting

Cons

  • Perforation may make pages rip more for those who do not remove pages.
  • No page numbers
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Graphic Arts Books Dot Grid Journal

Notebook Specs

  • Hardcover notebook that lies flat, with rounded corners
  • Colorfully patterned endpapers
  • 249 numbered pages (100gsm Wood-free)
  • dot grid pattern
  • Customizable key and contents pages
  • Two contrasting color ribbon markers
  • Elastic closure to keep the book closed
  • Gusseted pocket for loose mementos and supplies
  • Designed in the USA

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • Amazing pages
  • Assorted colors
  • The cover feels really nice
  • Pages are numbered
  • Key and contents page for those who prefer it
  • Includes two ribbons and pocket
  • Elastic closure
  • Hardcover

Cons

  • Key and contents pages may be unwanted
  • Fewer pages than most other notebooks

Minimalism Art Classic Dotted Notebook

Notebook Specs

  • Size: 5″X8.3″; A5
  • 192 Pages (96 Sheets)
  • Dotted Grid
  • 100 gsm
  • PU leather Hard Cover
  • elastic closure
  • bookmark ribbon;
  • Internal Accordion Pocket
  • DESIGNED in San Francisco

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • Leather soft to touch cover
  • Comes in many colors
  • Includes ribbon, elastic closure, and pouch

Cons

  • Some ghosting and bleeding
  • Pages are not numbered

Tacuin Large Plain Notebook

Notebook Specs

  • A5 | 14.8 x 21 cm | 5.8″ x 8.3″
  • FSC® certified
  • Manufactured in Germany
  • Hardcover
  • 100% biodegradable
  • 192 plain pages, made from eco-friendly paper
  • Thread bound
  • Marker ribbon

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • Hardcover is soft to touch
  • Comes in various colors
  • Includes ribbon marker
  • Pages are smooth to write on

Cons

  • Soft to touch cover gets dirty easy
  • Comes in only blank and lined pages
  • No page numbers
  • No elastic band or pouch
  • A lot of ghosting and some bleeding

Essentials Dot Matrix Notebook

Notebook Specs

  • 100-gsm acid-free/archival paper preserves your work
  • Inside back cover, pocket holds notes, business cards, etc
  • Elastic band attached to back cover keeps journal closed
  • Ribbon bookmark keeps your place
  • Durable hardcover binding
  • Classic A5 size (5-3/4 inches by 8-1/4 inches)
  • 192 dot-grid pages

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • Hardcover is durable
  • Elastic band keeps the notebook from getting damaged and bent
  • Pocket in the back is a great place to store loose notes
  • Thick, smooth pages make ink look vibrant and write smooth
  • White pages (this could be a con if you prefer off-white)
  • Great price for the quality (generally around $9-$12)

Cons

  • Only one color choice – black
  • Pages are not numbered (this can be a pain if you like to have an index)
  • Only one ribbon, some people prefer two (you can easily add a second ribbon DIY style)

DwellStudio Leatherette Journal

Notebook Specs

  • Embossed rose gold
  • 104 Sheets
  • 6 x 8.5 in
  • Lined Ruled
  • Includes a black ribbon

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • Ribbon marker
  • Very cute stylish cover
  • Almost no bleeding or ghosting
  • Flexible cover
  • Pages are a nice quality

Cons

  • Comes in only lined pages
  • No page numbers
  • No elastic closure or pouch
  • Corners are not rounded

Wordsworth Planner 2019

Notebook Specs

  • Six free ebooks
  • Hardcover
  • 5.25 x 8.25 inches
  • 256 pages
  • 62 note pages
  • 100g of paper weight
  • Expandable inner pocket
  • 3 ribbons
  • echo-friendly resource

Bleeding & Ghosting Test

Pros

  • 3 ribbon markers make the notebook easy to maneuver
  • Beautiful hardcover, durable
  • Focuses on goal-making and goal-achieving, very helpful in goal organization
  • Very detailed
  • Includes black and dot pages in the back
  • Pouch includes stickers

Cons

  • Organized in a way that separates monthly and weekly layouts into different parts of the notebook (ribbons help make this easier to use)
  • Not a blank notebook, has pre-created layouts
  • Monthly and Weekly layouts start on different days of the week
  • Pages are not numbered

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Leuchtturm 1917 Bullet Journal Notebook Review

If you’ve read any of my notebook reviews, you’ll know that I used the Essentials A5 Notebooks for the first 4 years of my bullet journal journey. For Christmas last year I was given a Leuchtturm 1917 in the color Army, so I switched over. Now that I have been using this notebook for nearly 9 months, I’d like to give it a review! Without further ado, here is my Leuchtturm 1917 review. This post may include affiliate links.

Leuchtturm1917 Specs

  • 249 Numbered pages
  • Blank table of contents
  • 8 Perforated and detachable sheets
  • Expandable pocket
  • 2 Page markers
  • Elastic closure band
  • Thread bound book opens flat
  • Sticker for labeling and archiving
  • Dimensions: 145 x 210 mm (#x# inches)
  • Ink proof paper
  • Acid-free paper
  • Available at B. Welly

First Impressions | Leuchtturm 1917

My first impression of the Leuchtturm 1917 was how beautiful it is. The notebook itself is pretty and feels very nice. It has all of the details I would want from a notebook like numbered pages, ribbon place markers, and a hardcover. I was super excited by the packaging, if anyone has ever ordered from J.B. Welly before, you know that the notebooks come in beautiful patterned paper with a nice floral card.

Pros & Cons of the Leuchtturm1917

Like any other notebook or product, there are pros and cons. This section will focus on my personal pros and cons for the Leuchtturm 1917 after 9 months of use.

Pros:

  • Hardcover is durable
  • Elastic band keeps the notebook from getting damaged and bent
  • Pocket in the back is a great place to store loose notes
  • 2 ribbons make page marking more convenient
  • Pages are numbered, and the notebook comes with a built-in index
  • There are so many color options, it’s impossible to be bored
  • Pages respond well to watercolor paint (still a little wrinkle, but really not bad)
  • The dots are in the same place on every page

Cons:

  • Pages aren’t a crisp white (while I do not mind, this can be a turn off for some)
  • The built-in index is a con for those who wish to design their own or does not want an index
  • There is some ghosting and bleeding, but this depends on the pen or ink that is used
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Final Impression

Do I recommend this notebook? Yes! I love my Leuchtturm 1917, and I do recommend it for anyone in search of a nice quality bullet journaling notebook that comes in multiple colors. The notebook is not super expensive; though more expensive than my trusty Essentials Notebook. I have used a plethora of paints and pens in the notebook with very little ghosting and almost no bleeding. While I do not recommend this notebook for a bullet journal newbie, I do recommend it for someone with a little bit more experience.

I get a lot of questions regarding which notebook I recommend, If you’d like me to do a 1:1:1 comparison of popular bullet journaling notebooks, let me know in the comments below!

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