Whether you’ve been bullet journaling for 2 years or for 2 months, one of the first things that you realize is that you can make it anything you want it to be. Sometimes this is great and sometimes, it can be a bit overwhelming trying to decide exactly what you want. When I first began bullet journaling, I didn’t think that I needed a weekly page, instead opting for daily pages. After a month or so, I realized that I needed to separate my work and personal tasks. I continued to do daily pages but it became apparent that I didn’t really need as much room and dailies stopped making sense for me.
So, I did what most bullet journalers do; I change it up. I have found that setting up my entire week in advance works well and I like being able to see the whole week at a glance. But figuring out how to change it up is often the biggest challenge you will face as a bullet journaler.
Today, I am going to show you some of the bullet journal weekly layout ideas that I came up with. I tend to draw out headlines and banners but you could just as easily do any of these layouts without any frills. Alternately, you could also jazz them up with color, stickers or other embellishments.
This is my preferred 2-page spread. This layout gives me enough room if I have a bunch of tasks to take care of (I will use two columns if necessary) but it also isn’t so much blank space if I don’t have a lot going on. You could alter this one by not having the large header and inserting a weekly tracker or shifting the days around and having the last space be used for a list of things to put in your bullet journal for the next week.
This one seems like a good layout for a student or someone who has a rotating schedule of appointments that need to be kept up with. The top part is for appointments or classes and the bottom section is for task lists.
If you don’t need much space at all, consider using one page rather than a spread. Here’s a horizontal version that could work well.