Looking for bullet journal fonts to beautify your journal and improve your handwriting? Check out these amazing fonts for bullet journal that you can try today!
Although the original Bullet Journal system is intended to be quite minimal and clean, many bullet journalists – like myself – have found that they can use their journal also as a tool to spark creativity.
My bullet journal is definitely a mix of planner system and creative outlet at this point! And one area that I am working hard to improve is my handwriting and calligraphy skills.
So today I have created a post about journal handwriting fonts to give you some inspiration for journaling fonts you can try. If you love getting creative with your Bujo then you will love experimenting with bullet journaling fonts.
Not every font will be as easy to replicate. Make sure you take the time to practice your bullet journal handwriting. This is also the only way to improve cursive handwriting, so don’t skip the practice.
Bullet Journal Font Ideas
Before you try your hand at bujo calligraphy or bullet journal cursive here are some easy ways to help you improve your bujo handwriting:
Bullet Journal Handwriting Ideas:
- If you hate making mistakes, why not leave blank pages in your Bujo just for handwriting practice. Or even have a special journal just for handwriting practice.
- Try to use bullet journal cursive as often as you can, the more you use it the better you will become! You can use it for headings, days of the week, quotes and special notes.
- If you are really unsure about trying new bullet journal calligraphy fonts why not print them out first then trace over them to begin with.
- Use a pencil first then once you are happy with your attempt then try using pen over the top.
- Get good quality pens, it will make a big difference journaling fonts handwriting.
- Be sure to use the dots in your Bujo to help you keep your letter sizing even. The easiest way to make your handwriting look neat is making it all a consistent size.
- Watch videos on hand-lettering. There are some great videos on YouTube that will make sure you start your lettering in the right place and have the right flow.
Find out the best bullet journal fonts to use below.
I hope it they you plenty of inspiration to improve your regular journal font.
Straight line bullet journal fonts
To those new to bullet journaling and handwriting, it is best to start with fonts that have a straight line.
Keep it simple and avoid complex designs altogether with these easy bullet journal fonts.
Once you have mastered those and improved your handwriting you can then experiment with other more challenging designs and bujo lettering.
Remember that the main goal of a bullet journal or planner is about functionality.
The artistic side is a bonus that you can develop over time.
These straight forward fonts will give your bullet journal an extra level of embellishment while keeping things clean and neat.
Skinny caps are perfect for headers and banners inside your journal and also make fun planner fonts.
Skinny lower case fonts are also fun to use and great for writing.
Here are some example of beautiful fonts with a straight line that are easy for you to start with.
Block letter fonts for bullet journal
Block letters will add the fun element to your bujo.
I like to use these large block letters for quotes, covers or important headers.
Shading letters such as this one below, with the shadow to any side you like, are so therapeutic to draw.
The grid paper in the bullet journal makes it easy to draw block letters, especially the square ones.
You don’t need to keep it clean and straight though, block letters can also be sassy and you can doodle them. Check the examples below of some cute bullet journal fonts
Handwriting bullet journal fonts
I am always trying to improve my bullet journal hand lettering and penmanship.
To achieve a level of beautiful handwriting practice is a must!
There is no other way to get better handwriting than picking up a pen and paper then doing the repetitive work.
I love this sample of bullet journal handwriting fonts.
Brush lettering is a technique that anyone can learn too, you will need the right tools though.
You can find some great sheets for brush hand-lettering here.
Faux calligraphy bullet journal lettering
Calligraphy bullet journal fonts can be very tricky. Luckily there is another option!
Faux calligraphy is a great technique if you like the brush letter style but either don’t have the tools to make it or skills.
You still need to do cursive handwriting practice, because it will be the foundation of your faux lettering.
It consists of writing your text using your normal cursive writing and then adding the elements of brush lettering, basically faking the light up stroke and heavy down stroke patterns.
Here is how it would look for the entire alphabet in bullet journal calligraphy.
Faux calligraphy can be used to create beautiful elements for bullet journals.
Bullet Journal Typography Supplies
Check out our favorite supplies for creating the perfect bullet journal writing font:
- For Brush Lettering and trying calligraphy in bujo –Tombow Dual Brush Pens
- For straight line and cursive bujo font ideas – Sakura Drawing Kit
- For fun coloured fonts for journals – Tombow or Crayola
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