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Welcome to the little place on the web where I share my love of bullet journaling.

Everyone’s bullet journal is different and unique to them.

For me, it’s part planner, part art journal, part brain dump. ❤️

It’s also my obsession, so grab your favorite beverage, put your feet up,

and see why everyone is bullet journaling.

Hi, I’m Heidi. Graphic designer, colored pencil artist and a fairly recent bullet journal addict!

I’ve always had a planner/office supply fetish. For years, my Franklin planner was my constant companion, but it seemed that so much of it would go unused. I would also put important information in it, and then, when I needed it, it would take a while to find it again.

I used to stand in the calendar/planner aisle forEVER, trying to find the perfect system for MY life. And it had to be the perfect size to throw in my purse and take everywhere with me. AND, sometimes, all I was going to use it for was taking notes or jotting down a phone number or address. I didn’t want to spend hundreds of dollars on a fancy planner when I might not use it every day.

I used my iPhone for appointments so I would have the reminders, but I really missed the tactile response of writing on actual paper.

About a year ago I was in the middle of KonMari-ing my home and searching for more inspiration on Pinterest, when I saw a pin for a KonMari bullet journal spread.

What is this “bullet journal?” I asked myself. I found more pins on Pinterest, Googled it, found Ryder Carroll’s site, watched the video, and I was hooked! A notebook, with an INDEX, and a planner, that you create AS you need it. Seriously brilliant.

The very next day, I went to a local art store, bought a beautiful turquoise Moleskine notebook, and the rest is history.

My Review of’s Mini Dot Grid Journals

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Holiday Planning in My Bullet Journal

I'm pretty basic when it comes to planning for the holidays to begin with.  But as a commercial graphic designer for a retail clothing company, my life is just too crazy this time of year to be able to do much.  However, I have found that this simple spread is really...

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Re-thinking How I Bullet Journal–My Dream Journal

This article may contain Amazon Affiliate links.  This means that if you make a purchase through these links, I will make a small commission at absolutely no extra cost to you. Paper & Ink Co is grateful for your support!  In my last post, I listed my favorite...

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