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[march 11, 2018]

Friday, July 7, 2017

bullet journal: evolution of the weekly spread

finally, after half a year, I have perfected the weekly spread to suit my needs.

this was my first ever weekly spread, I basically just went for it. events, to do's, journalling and I started documenting the weather and what I eat even then, something I keep up until this day.

and then the boxes came. I'm a very neat person, so I like borders and stuff. I quickly figured out what my weekly spreads need to include:

  • weekly overview of tasks & events
  • tracking weather & what I ate
  • events & to do's
  • space for journalling
as you see I printed off some photos on sticky paper, went back and decorated or put them to the actual day it happened. this is something I like to do when I find the time, to give it more of a scrapbook-feel.




so I've switched up the boxes to fit in more prompts, as well as a weekly to do list. also went all out artsy with water colours and felt pens. having a colourful spread does make it more fun to look at!

these are my two most beautiful spreads, in my humble opinion. the first being minimal black & white, and the second one built around the robin artwork.

I always refused to spread the week into two, but it just makes sense. I have seen a lot of people do this with events/appointments: have a seperate column of the week for those, and another list of days for the upcoming daily tasks. and it all came together nicely, it's a lot cleaner, clearer and more structured.

so here we are, at my current weekly spread for next week. tasks & events on the left, documenting weather and food on the right, as well as a weekly to-do and space for memories & journalling. I like to stick with one or two colours combined with a simple black pen. the lemon inspiration came from miss loui's youtube video, because she is my absolute bujo-queen at the moment!

hope you enjoyed, I'm still in love with the bullet journal system. 
you can simply flip the page and pour out whatever's on your mind!

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  1. Ahhh, I keep trying and trying but I cannot find the perfect layout for myself! This has given me some mega inspiration though.

    1. thank you for your comment! the weekly set-up is the vital part of my bujo, so it definitely needed some work :)