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january bullet journal

January Bullet Journal Set-up

Cover Page

When it was announced that the color of the year is Classic Blue, I knew exactly what I wanted. Well, that’s actually a lie. I was going back and forth about how I’ll incorporate blue in my journal. There are just so many designs to choose from! But in the end, I decided to create something that reflects the cozy winter season. So, I ended up creating this blue beanie winter theme.

To create this spread, I used my Crayola Supertips painting technique to create the color gradient and borders. Since winter isn’t complete without snowflakes, I added the small blue dots on the side and some glitter washi tapes to seal the look. I really like how it turned out and the good news is, it’s not as complicated as it looks!

january bullet journal

Monthly Spread

In my previous spreads, I used to separate my monthly calendar from my monthly goals. However, for this month, I tried to improvise a little and create something different. After all, it’s the new year, there’s no better time to change it than now.

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Weekly Spread

It’s time for my weekly spreads! Like I always say, these are my favorite spreads in my journal. There are so many designs and layouts to choose from. There’s no limit to what you can create!

My January weekly spreads are inspired by my previous designs from July and November. To make it look different, I added more from my previous designs and gave the layout a fresh new look. Which of these is your favorite?

Horizontal Layout

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Vertical Layout

january bullet journal

Horizontal Layout

january bullet journal

Spread Ideas

If you want to be a little extra this month, here are awesome spread ideas for you to try!


Since this month’s theme is all about beanies, I decided to create a step-by-step tutorial on how I doodle my designs. I love how simple and easy this is. You should definitely give this a try!

winter doodles


This is actually the first month that I’m trying this spread. Similar to the beanies, I decided to showcase my different lettering styles for January. To add contrast, I used metallic and white pens for the black background. Which lettering is your favorite?

january lettering


Every month, I try to add some positive quotes to my journal. It’s a nice reminder every time I open my notebook. It helps me eliminate negativity and focus more on my goals. Trust me, it makes a difference.

It’s a Good Year to Have a Good Year

journal quotes

Don’t Let Anyone Dull Your Sparkle

I created this spread using the Glitter Galaxy Painting Technique. I can’t get enough of how easy and simple this is. You should check it out.

journal quotes

If You Want To Fly, Give Up Everything That Weighs You Down

journal quotes


This month I experimented with new spreads and added this Productivity Tracker. The goal of this tracker is to help me get on my “A-game”. So far, it has been helpful. (*yay*)

Tracker Ideas

Monthly Favorites

As usual, I create a spread dedicated to my monthly favorites. Have you tried doing this? If not, you should give this a try.

January Journal

Goodbye January

I seal the month by creating a goodbye page. This is my way of closing the chapter and welcoming new beginnings. I love it!

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Flip Through

Finally, here is my January Bullet Journal Flip Through.

Thank you so much for joining me as I discuss my January Bullet Journal Set-up. I hope you got all the inspiration you need to create your gorgeous January spreads. If have any questions, feel free to message me on Instagram or Pinterest. I would love to hear from you. Till next time.

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