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  • Writer's pictureHelen Colebrook

Bullet Journal Setup for July

Bullet Journal July
July Welcome Page

Bullet Journal Cover Page

I always enjoy setting up my bullet journal for a new month. It's the perfect opportunity to review how I'm getting on and set new goals. Creating a cover page gives the feeling of a new chapter to look forward to.

To create my cover page, I used my Love Words & Doodles Stamp Set and added colour with some Derwent Watercolour pencils.

For the lettering, I used a Tombow Fudenosuke brush pen, with a firm nib.

I create my bullet journal in a Rhodia Goalbook, which I keep inside a Paisley Navigator cover from Start Bay Notebooks.

Bullet Journal Calendar

Bullet Journal Calendar
Bullet Journal Calendar

The next two pages that I created are for my calendar, key tasks, social media tracking and end of month review. I've recently changed back to using a vertical calendar, as it gives me the space to write down multiple events or deadlines each day. Plus, it's really quick and easy to set up.

I use the key tasks section to set out the main things that I really want to achieve during July. Every week I refer back to this, to check that I am making progress on the goals that I had in mind.

The social media box is used for tracking growth on my social media channels, along with my Skillshare classes. I find it really helpful to see which content people are enjoying the most, as this helps my plans for the new month.

I've added a review section this month so that I have somewhere to reflect, before setting up my bullet journal for the next month. The gorgeous washi tape is from London Gifties.

Gratitude Log & Habit Tracker

Bullet Journal Habit Tracker
Gratitude Log & Habit Tracker

I've used this layout for my gratitude log and habit tracker for as long as I can remember. It works so well for me and I always like the look of the completed pages.

Bullet Journal Habit Tracker
Completed Habit Tracker

This is how my pages look once they are all filled in.

I try to write a line or two in my gratitude log every evening, along with filling in my habit tracker.

I create the pattern in my habit tracker by adding three diagonal lines in each box, where the habit has been completed.

I alternate the direction of the lines in the next box, both along and below, to create a pattern.

Master Task List

Bullet Journal Brain Dump
Master Task List

I use my Master Task List as a kind of organised brain dump. It's a great place to write down everything that needs doing and means that nothing will be forgotten. It's one of my bullet journal spreads that I would be lost without.

Having the different categories means that my outstanding tasks feel less of a jumbled mess, than if they were just written down in any order.

Reasons to be Proud

Bullet Journal Collection
Reasons to Be Proud

I have found it so beneficial to offer myself a little praise every evening. As someone who is a professional worrier :) it really calms my mind to focus on the things that I have done well at.

My notes section is a perfect place to jot down any new ideas that pop into my head. I also like to write down tips that I've read in books or seen on YouTube videos.

Best Moments & Mood Tracker

Bullet Journal Spreads
Best Moments and Mood Tracker

The final bullet journal pages that I set up for July were to record my Best Moments and Mood tracking.

Journal Stamp Set
Planner Frames Stamp Set

I used my Planner Frames Stamp Set to create the Best Moments page.

I will letter or doodle in some of my favourite moments throughout the month.

I think this will be a great visual summary of my month and I can't wait to start filling it out.

I've kept my mood tracker very simple and will use one of three colours to summarise my mood at the end of each day.

If you want to watch me setting up these pages, you can watch my Plan With Me video by clicking the image down below.

I hope this has given you some new ideas for your bullet journal and that you have a wonderful month of July.

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