One of the biggest challenges with using a bujo is how much time that can be wasted making bullet journal collections and spreads look pretty. Especially for someone like me who has no artistic bone in my body, it takes me FOREVER to add a little personality to my pages.
But with the wonderful, wonderful existence of bullet journal accessories, it is so easy to dress up my pages while still being practical with my planner and time. Let me show you my favorite bullet journal hacks with washi tape.
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- Popular skinny washi tape set*, or this glittery washi tape set*, and lots more to ogle and choose from*
- Nifty stackable dispenser* to house your washi tape collection
Simple page embellishmentJust stick a length of tape after your title or in other empty spaces of your bujo to give it a pop of color like you would with planner stickers. (via Pin image)
Creative negative borderSpeaking of banners and headers, you can also use it to create the negative space for other patterns, like putting cursive font within block letters. To understand what I'm talking about, fast forward to about 5:40. (via The Petite Planner)
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DividerOr use a pretty, shiny pattern as dividers, such as between the different days in this weekly. (via @einfach_lilienhaft)
Full page spreadFor more hardcore usage, create an entire spread out of washi tape, like this one, with washi tape headers, dividers, and embellishments. So pretty! (via Pin image)
Actual tapeWell, it is tape, so why not use it as a cute way to stick some memorabilia, like from a recent trip, for a little scrapbooking in your bullet journal. (via @tdpjournals)
Cute pen loopThis is such a practical way to keep your writing utensil with your notebook. I love how you can move this pen loop easily from notebook to notebook since you’re using binder clips to affix it. (via Everyday Awesome TV)
Create pocketLast but not least, customize your own pocket to store the little things that are handy to have on hand but can get lost easily, like bullet journal stickers or a stencil and ruler. (via The Modest Cat)
These washi tape bullet journal hacks are a perfect marriage of function and aesthetics so that you can have a planner that is productive and pretty at a fraction of the time.
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