September Bullet Journal Setup & August Debrief

OOPS! Here I am, so far past the beginning of the month sharing my setup. This pictures sat on my desktop forgotten about longer than I care to admit. None the less – I still wanted to share!

How I set up my bullet journal for September (and debriefed August!)

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I feel like I’ve been pretty consistent with how I use my journal the past few months. I don’t know if that is good or bad, but I’m sticking with what works! However, there were some changes this past month.

One of the biggest changes this month was a change in tool; I started using colored pencils in my journal. The result? I LOVE IT. I feel like I’ve connected with real coloring all over again. I’m using this Staedtler set I grabbed on Amazon. I love these because they are so smooth, come with 24 colors, and are under $20. If you are on a budget though, I bet a pack of good old’ Crayola’s would still feel pretty great.

How I set up my bullet journal for September (and debriefed August!)

Before I dove into creating for September, I spent some time reflecting on August. The hardest part of this was actually deciding what to capture here, because there are so many ways you can go with this.

Bullet Journal: My September setup + August debrief!

Ultimately, I decided to keep it simple and just capture the wins, what went well, what I learned, and what I will change going forward. Really happy with how this came out and I will do it again.

Bullet Journal: My September setup + August debrief!

Next I put together my September monthly. I’ve been using calendar style for some time now, and this seems to work for me. If you are looking for ideas, we did a whole post on bullet journal monthly spreads.

Bullet Journal: My September setup + August debrief!

Lastly, I used this gratitude log style again (repeat from August, inspired by Christina77Star). I am absolutely obsessed with this and will continue to use month over month.

Bullet Journal: My September setup + August debrief!

That is it for my standard spreads.. the rest now will consist of dailies/weeklies, or spreads that come up as needed.

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