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Bullet journal doodles are a great way to express your creativity and add some life and personality into your bullet journal. They have multiple benefits as well. You can not only use them to decorate your journal but also use them as icons for your key, page dividers, etc. Doodling also has many positive effects on your mental health.
Read on to find out what exactly bullet journal doodles are, the supplies needed, where to use bullet journal doodles, and ideas for your inspiration. Stick on till the end to read the FAQ section to clear any doubts that you may have.
What Are Bullet Journal Doodles?
A doodle is simply put, an easy drawing that doesn’t take very long to create. It’s something like those drawing that you made at the back of your notebook back when you were a child. It’s simple and effortless and doesn’t need much skill or expertise. Apart from making your journal look pretty, they are also stress busters and will help you unwind after a long day. Doodling also improves concentration. So start doodling if you don’t already.
Supplies Needed to Doodle
You can doodle by simply using a pen and paper. You don’t necessarily need these supplies. However, to make your doodles look pretty, some of the supplies you will need are:
- Pens and pencils
- Ink pen set
- Color pencils
- Washable marker pens
Where to Use Bullet Journal Doodles
There are so many places in your bullet journal where you can use doodles to brighten up the page. Here are a few ways of how you can use bullet journal doodles.
1. To make your about me page
You can use doodles to create a fun about me page in your bullet journal. An about me page is essentially a page that describes you as a person, your hobbies, your background, likes, dislikes, etc. It adds personality to your bullet journal. You can use cute, simple doodles to support your story and give it a visual representation.
2. As a bullet journal key
Another fun and productive way of using doodles in your bullet journal is by using them as icons for your bullet journal key. A bullet journal key helps you keep track of the various tasks and events that you note down in your bullet journal. Instead of just using symbols and colors, why not use doodles and icons to jazz it up a bit?
To know more about bullet journal keys and how to use them, refer- Guide To Bullet Journal Key For Beginners
3. To create month page
Your monthly cover page sets the mood and the tone for your bullet journal that month. So why not use doodles to express your creativity and do justice to the theme? You can create cool cover pages for your monthly bullet journal using cute doodles.
If you are looking for inspiration for your August monthly bullet journal, refer- 34 August Bullet Journal Ideas For Your Bujo Pages
4. To decorate your bullet journal weekly layout
You can also use doodles to decorate your bullet journal weekly layout. You can play around and have fun with the doodles, and try out different themes each week. For weekly bullet journal ideas and inspiration, refer- 40 Bullet Journal Weekly Spread Ideas To Inspire You
5. To create a mood tracker
Mood tracking is a positive psychology technique to track how you feel each day. It provides you with a visual representation of how you have been feeling lately to take action accordingly. You can use doodles in your mood tracker to keep track of your mood. You can use different doodles according to the themes that you select to make mood tracking a fun process.
To know more about mood tracking and for mood tracker ideas and inspiration, refer- 24 Best Bullet Journal Mood Tracker For Inspiration
Also refer- 25 Best Mood Tracker Bullet Journal Ideas
6. To create a bucket list
Another fun way to use doodles in your bullet journal would be to create a bucket list. A bucket list is basically listing down all the experiences or achievements that you want to achieve. It can be travel specific, or a lifetime bucket list, or simply things you want to accomplish during a specific time interval or season. You can use doodles to get a visual cue that will motivate you to achieve them.
Bullet Journal Doodle Ideas
Here are some doodle ideas that you can use in your bullet journal.
1.Plants and Flower Doodles
Here are some cute flower doodles by handletteringspiration. I love these cute tiny flowers. They are minimalist and a great way to elevate your spread. She also posted an IGTV video on how to doodle these flowers.
Here are some cute seaweeds and corals doodle by planwithady. If you choose to go with a sea/ coral themed bullet journal spread, then these doodles can come in handy. These are also easy to grasp and create as they come in a step-by-step format.
These are some fun floral doodles by appy.doodles that you can use as dividers in your bullet journal page. You can use them to separate the different days in a weekly spread or to segregate the different headers and sections on your page. It is also very easy to recreate and is a fun way to add color to your spread while at the same time, increasing functionality.
Doodling flowers have never been simpler. Here is a step by step guide on how you can draw different types of flowers by planwithady. You can use these in different places in your bullet journal spread to add some color and life to your journal.
One of my favorite things to draw in my bullet journal are cute cacti. These cactus doodles are so adorable and you can add them to literally any page in your journal. Here is a step by step tutorial on how to draw different types of succulents by letrasdacix.
Here is how to doodle simple dandelions by crazylaura.com. You can use these dandelions to add some life to minimalist bullet journal spreads.
For more minimalist bullet journal ideas and inspiration, refer- Minimalist Bullet Journal Ideas For Your Bujo Pages
Beach and Summer Doodles
Summer has almost come to an end. But the spirit of summer remains. Why not maintain this spirit of summer in your bullet journal as well through these amazing summer doodles? These doodles by ginger.bullet.journal are easy to draw and is also fun.
Summertime means it’s time for sunshine, beach, and some happy vibes. Use these cute and fun summer doodles in your bullet journal to add a fun vibe to it. These are cute peachy summer doodles by mashaplans.
Who doesn’t love ice cream? Everyone does! Use these cute ice cream doodles in your bullet journal to brighten up the page. I love these cute faces on these ice creams by lifeinabujo. Just look at them when you are feeling low and your mood gets lifted up instantly. You can also use these doodles in your mood tracker.
Here is a simple guide to drawing sea shells by hearthandmade.co.uk. You can use them to decorate your bullet journal pages. You can also use many of these sea shells together as a mood tracker page in your bullet journal.
Rainbows and Unicorns
Life is all rainbows and unicorns. Add some magic to your bullet journal with these cute rainbows and unicorn doodles by kraftiena. These are easy to draw, especially with the steps clearly indicated. You can use this as a fun escape from the boring realities of life.
Food, Fruits and Veggies
Here are some cute food doodles by gingercat.design. It is very easy to draw as well, all you have to do is follow the steps. I love these tiny eyes and smile on these doodles that makes them extra cute. You can use these almost anywhere in your bullet journal to add some fun elements to the page.
Here is how you can doodle a slice of lemon by crazylaura.com. One of my favorite things to doodle in my bullet journal is limes and lemons. These are easy to create and also add a pop of color to your bujo pages.
Here are some cute love doodles by gingercat.design. You can use them to create a date night ideas page, or a page for your special someone, or simply use them in any other page in your bullet journal. I love that these are pink and easy to create.
You can use these cute heart doodles by appy.doodles as borders and page dividers in your bullet journal. These are minimalist and easy yo create while at the same time being highly functional as well.
Here are some cute piggy doodles by shibadoodle. These are so adorable. I love the piggy eating ice cream and the one dozing off as well. Follow these simple steps to recreate these doodles in your bullet journal.
Try these simple sea creatures doodles by shibadoodle. Just follow these simple three steps to draw jellyfish, starfish, sea horses, and sea turtles in your bullet journal to create an enchanted world of your own.
Here is another sea animals doodle by lifeinabujo. I love those cute eyes and smile that these animals have. You can doodle these anywhere in your bullet journal or use this as a cover page for your monthly spread as well.
Here is how you can draw some cute, lazy cats in your bullet journal by art20.isbanki.com. Just look at them, it’s so peaceful. Follow these steps to draw these cute four types of cats. If you are a cat owner, then this will be helpful for you.
Here is another step by step guide to doodle ocean animals by crazylaura.com. These are cool, blue themed ocean animals. You have the blue whale, a sea turtle and a jellyfish as well. You can use these in your ocean themed bullet journal spread.
If you too are lazy and think that sloths are your spirit animal, then draw these cute sloth doodles by mymodernmet.com in your bullet journal. You can use these in your about me page or even on your weekend planner when you plan on resting and relaxing.
Planets And Space
Here are some more step by step doodles for a space themed bullet journal spread. There is a rocket, astronaut, and some planets. These are again, very simple and adorable.
Here is all you need to know to create your very own universe in your bullet journal. Learn how to draw planets, stars, asteroids, and meteors by myinnercreative.com. Just combine all of them and you get your universe.
Few More Interesting Doodle Ideas
Here are some minimalist wreath doodles by shibadoodle. You can use these to decorate your cover pages and other pages of your bullet journal. You may use these at it is or you can also use these wreaths to write titles and headers within.
Here is a step by step guide on how to draw a bicycle by charliesbulletjournal. This is just so beautiful. You can use this or maybe even add some colors to it. You can add flowers in the basket to give this cycle a cute look.
If you are a student who likes to plan their study and assignments, then these doodle icons by mashaplans will definitely come in handy. You can use these icons as a key to plan out different tasks and to-do lists.
Here are more doodle icons that you can use in your bullet journal to plan out your work. These are by rawpixel.com. You can use them as a key to indicate different tasks and chores to get done. This list is especially for working professionals or if you manage your own business. You can plan out your meetings, emails, money, teams, etc.
Here is a simple five step guide on how to doodle paper planes by sidereallife.com. These paper planes are cute and nostalgic. Draw them in your bullet journal to add a fun element to your bujo pages.
Here is how you can doodle paper notes and memos by cat.101kleider.com. You can doodle these paper notes and then write your to-do lists or tasks list on it instead of writing them directly on the page.
Here are some self care essentials doodles by mashaplans. It has everything ranging from popcorn to bubble baths, face masks to music. You can use these to plan out your self care page or as icons in your bullet journal key.
Here is a step by step guide on how you can draw these cute thought light bulbs by therevisionguide. You can use these as icons for thinking or ideating or simply use them to decorate your bujo pages.
How do I start to Doodle in my Bullet Journal?
If you are a beginner to doodling, then start by taking small steps. Do not try out the complicated doodles a first, begin with simple, step by step doodles. You can refer to any of our simple doodles given above. Before you start, you need to warm up. Start by taking a blank sheet of paper and start free doodling. Once you get the hang of it, you can start doodling in your journal.
What is a Zentangle pattern?
The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, fun, and relaxing way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. You can create patterns or tangles using lines, dots, dashes and curves. Zentangle has numerous benefits on the mind. Some of them include overcoming phobias and addiction. It also aids in pain management, conflict resolution and workplace burnout. You can create a zentangle page in your bullet journal to unwind and relax.
So there you go! That was our list of bullet journal doodles that you can use in your bujo pages. You can use them to add some fun elements to your bullet journal as well as icons for your bullet journal key. Do let us know which ones you liked the best in the comments section below 🙂