20 Bullet Journal Weekly Spread Ideas You’ll Want To Try

Bullet Journals are a godsend for planning, and if you’re a mess like me, then you’re probably obsessed (or should be) with anything that can help you keep your sh*t together. They are way BETTER than regular planners because you can do literally anything with a bullet journal: from planning your week to keeping track of your mood, the movies you watch, your workouts and so on.

To be honest, I have an obsession with bullet journals. Ever since I started following a couple of BuJo accounts on Instagram, I have had the idea of starting a bullet journal stuck in my mind. The problem is I didn’t know where to start.

How do you start a bullet journal when you have no idea about design or art supplies? Well, I did what any other millennial would do and I looked for a solution on Pinterest. 

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Turns out starting a bullet journal is way easier than what I expected. I had spent several months scrolling through bullet journal Instagram accounts telling me that I needed a $30 journal and a $50 worth pack of markers if I wanted to start a bullet journal. But you can actually do the same for a lot less!

If you’re just starting out on your BuJo journey, you don’t need to spend hundreds of money in professional tools as a lot of established bullet journals recommend you. Instead, I got more affordable options that do exactly the same:Journal – I use this bullet journal I got for a really inexpensive price on Amazon. The pages are dotted, which makes it easier to draw straight lines and perfect squares. It has been designed exclusively for bullet journaling as you can see on the front cover. On the first page, it has a blank space led by “This bullet journal belongs to” that you can fill in with your name. I think this is so cool because it reminds me of the old vintage journals.

  1. Pens – I use the Pigma Micron black finalizers for writing in titles and lines. These are a bit more expensive than usual, but you can get a pack of 6 for a really good price on Amazon. Each one has a different size, so you can do everything with them and you won’t need to purchase any other pens. When bullet journaling, pens are probably the thing that you’re going to use the most, so investing in good ones from the beginning is a great idea. 
  2. Markers – I personally prefer minimalist bullet journals with clean spreads, so I’m not a big fan of markers. However, I add small touches of color here and there and I do it with these colorful markers. If you like decorating your bullet journal with a lot of color I highly recommend investing in a pack of good quality markers. 
  3. Gold pen – on special occasions I’ll use this metallic gold pen. I only have one so I don’t really want to waste it writing everything in gold ink. It looks beautiful when combined with the Pigma Micron pens! This is definitely a good investment and I wouldn’t change it for anything. 
  4. Washi tape & stickers – I use washi tape to fill blank spaces where I don’t know what to write or draw and as an underlay for text. I also use mini sticker stars to mark the most important things of my daily to-do lists. For example, if writing a post is something I must do on Monday no matter what, I’ll add a star to remind myself later. 

As you can see, you don’t need a huge amount of art supplies when you start. You can get the basic tools first and buy more advanced stuff later, as you figure out what you like. 

THEME

Picking a theme for my bullet journal monthly spreads was the hardest part for me. Sitting in front of a blank notebook can be scary, you guys! When I started bullet journaling I thought I had everything figured out after months of watching others doing it, but when I had the chance to design my own I completely blocked! I wanted to make everything look perfect but had no idea what theme to pick. 

If you’re in a similar position and need some inspiration for a new bullet journal weekly spread, here are 20 examples for you to try out!

easy bullet journal weekly spreads

20 Bullet Journal Weekly Spread Ideas

vintage polaroids bullet journal spread

Vintage Polaroids Weekly Spread

Source: @withkx

Sunflowers Minimalist Bujo Spread

Sunflowers Minimalist Bujo Spread

Source: Pinterest

Tropical Nature Bullet Journal Weekly Spread

Tropical Nature Bullet Journal Weekly Spread

Source: @bulletjournalbymarieke

crystals moons bullet journal weekly spread

Crystals, Moons, and Plants

Source: Pinterest

nature boxed spread

Nature Themed Bullet Journal Spread

Source: @megansstudies

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Handmade boxes & flowers bullet journal theme

Source: Pinterest

Sunflowers-spring-bujo-weekly-spread

Sunflowers and Simple Lines Bujo

Source: @marthasjournal

Friends-Theme-Bullet-Journal

Friends Theme Bullet Journal

Source: @chardangerfield.art

details bujo

Minimalist With Details

Source: Pinterest

Cactus Bujo Weekly

Source: @bulletsandconfetti

Black and White Floral Bujo Spread

Source: Pinterest

Lemon Bullet Journal Spread

Source: @productivedoodling

Colorful Flowers Spread

Source: Pinterest

Minimal and Colorful Bujo Spread

Source: @maryberrystudio

Yellow Minimalist Spread

Source: Pinterest

Fall-theme-bullet-journal-spread

Fall Pumpkin Bujo Theme

Source: Pinterest

crystals theme bullet journal

Crystals and Nature Bujo Planner

Source: @tinysilverlinings

Classy-flowers-bullet-journal-weekly-planner

Classy Flowers and Handwriting Theme

Source: Pinterest

minimal-bullet-journal

Minimalist Bullet Journal Weekly Spread

Source: Pinterest

flowers bullet journaling

A Spring & Blue Bujo Theme

Source: @megansstudies

SUMMARY

Bullet journaling is a whole world and you can easily get lost in it. Saving a bunch of bullet journal inspiration from Pinterest or Instagram will help you figure out what you like and what you don’t. 

In the end, practice is what matters the most. If you don’t know where to start, try drawing others’ designs until you find out what’s your style. Everyone has one, and you’ll find yours eventually. When you start, it’s okay to not know everything. Keep testing new things until you master it! 

Bullet journal weekly spreads to try

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