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Bullet Journal Headers – 15 Ridiculously Easy Banners and Headers for your Bujo

Bullet Journal Banner Drawing

Looking for tutorials on how to draw bullet journal headers and banners? In this post I share 15 step-by-step banner tutorials plus header ideas for every day of the week.

Bullet Journal Headers are a great way to add a few artistic touches to your bujo or planner.

If you are a big fan of bullet journal doodles like I am, then you are used to your journal doodle ideas which may as well include pretty banners, dividers, bunting, cute headers, easy fonts etc.

You can use pretty headers on your bullet journal daily spreads, weekend planner, weekly spreads or monthly spreads – or anywhere else that you want!

But if you don’t have any experience with header drawing you might feel stuck on how to doodle one. That’s where this banner drawing tutorial comes handy.

In this tutorial I am going to show you how to draw a banner step by step with images so you can easily follow along.

Read on to find out how you too can draw these easy bullet journal banners and headers and make your bullet journal even more special!


When and why to use headers for bullet journal?

The purpose of a header in books, magazine and websites is to clearly explain what is the aim the content and what format it is going to take.

In the same context you can use these headings, banners and dividers to organize your journal content. This will help you stay organized while adding an artistic element to your pages.

A few ways that I use these banners and headers in my bullet journal are:


How To Draw A Banner – Favorite Supplies:

“The right tool is half the job”.

To make the most beautiful drawing in my journal I use my trusted drawing pens. They are non-smudge, no bleeding, waterproof pens that make your artwork look so much better.

My go to drawing pens are the Sakura Pigma Micron. I have this set here and use them daily!

There are other drawing pen brands available but you cannot go wrong with the Microns. Get your pen set here!


Stencil Banners For Bullet Journal

If you want to make your banners all the same size on each page of your bullet journal or planner, you are best to use a stencil.

Here is my DIY stencil tutorial!

But if you don’t feel like making your own stencils, these are my favorite header banner stencils to use in your doodle bullet journal. They work really well for bullet journal date headers too.


How to Draw Bullet Journal Headers and Banners


  • Bullet Journal Banner

This is a very beginners banner, so easy to make with straight lines.

bullet journal banners


  • Header ideas for notes

Works as a sticky note doodle where I add to-dos and reminder notes.

bullet journal notes doodles


  • Bullet journal title page banner

It works in the top of your page or half way through if you need something to divide days and give a little bit of bling to your page.

bullet journal tittle page banner


  • Bullet Journal Flags

Flags work well for both dates and tittles.

bullet journal flags


  • Bullet Journal Boxes for text or quotes

I like to use these boxes to highlight a cool word or something exciting in my weekly spread.

bullet journal box frame


  • Bullet Journal Header

Here is my go to quick and easy date header, it fits nicely in the corner of my journal page.

Bullet Journal Date Banner


  • Bullet Journal Dividers

Sometimes you just need a little divider. You can use arrows and simple forms to divide your pages but why not to make it a little more fancy?

bullet journal divider


  • Bullet Journal Bunting

Simple bunting for your pages’ tittle and headers.

bullet journal bunting divider



  • Bujo date header

I like to use this style on the corner of the page as it works well if you draw the bunting in a semi-circle format.

Bujo date header


  • Bullet journal frames

A little parchment frame to add a quick note or heading.

bullet journal frames


  • Doodle headers

One of the more basic and quick header doodles for your journal.

simple bullet journal header


  • Pretty headers for notes

Beautiful and simple straight lines to achieve this heading effect.

bullet journal doodle header


  • Bullet Journal ribbon banner

I love the effect that this doodle header gives and also the fact that it looks intricate but it is oh so simple to make if you follow the step by steps below.

bujo ribbon banner


  • Bullet Journal Flowers Frame

If you want to add a little sass to your bujo then a this frame is a great option.

bullet journal flower frame


  • Fancy Bullet Journal Banner

This is a little more complicated but once you have done a few of the above headers you will not be intimidated by this one either. Follow the steps for an amazing header. This is brilliant for bullet journal quote pages monthly cover pages.

bullet journal header banner


How To Use Bullet Journal Banners and Fonts

Below I have some examples of beautiful headers you can make on your bullet journal by using some cool bullet journal fonts together with the banner elements above. These are great to add color and character to you pages.

I have included both easy and more challenging elements to give you plenty of ideas and hopefully you will like a few styles to use in your own journal.


  • Monday Banners Bullet Journal Ideas

Below you will find my hand drawn daily headers for a Monday spread.

Monday Bujo banners
Bullet Journal header ideas for Monday


  • Cute Headers For Tuesday

Here are some personalized date headers for Tuesday.

Tuesday Bujo banner Ideas
Bujo banner ideas for Tuesday.


  • Wednesday Header Ideas

If you are a fan of cute banners and pretty headings I think you will enjoy the ideas below for Wednesday.

Wednesday bujo title ideas
Bujo title ideas for Wednesday


  • Thursday Journal Header Ideas

Cursive hand lettering is a big part of my journaling designs. 

bullet journal headings for thursday
Bullet journal headings for Thursday


  • Friday Art Header Inspiration

One of the happiest days of the week, right? Check out these pretty header banner examples fro Fri-yay!

Bullet journal header font
Friday bullet journal header font ideas


  • Weekend Planner Headers

Here are some header ideas for notes on your weekend, I have included both Saturday and Sunday specifics but you can mix and match and make it your own drawings of banners for any day of the week.

Banners for bullet journal
Weekend banners for bullet journal


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We are lovers of all things journaling that have serious pen and washi tape addictions. Lifelong doodlers who love to keep life organized. Want to keep a bullet journal? We share lots of bujo, calligraphy and doodle ideas to get you started.

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