Hello Planning Mashers!
The holiday season is upon us so it’s time to start planning the gifts for the loved ones! If you have a bullet journaling person in your life (which I bet you do, at least one) and you aren’t much into stationery yourself – I got you covered with these Bullet Journal gift ideas, for any budget!
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Finding the perfect present can be challenging, but believe me when I say that, for a Bullet Journal addict, there is no better present than stationery!
That’s why I’m here to help you find the best gift for your loved one. To make it easier, I divided it by price tag, so you know you’re not going over your budget. I also included a set option into (almost) each category, so if you have somebody who wants to start planning you can get them the best starter kit ever.
If you have a planning friend but want to stay away from buying stationery, at the end of the post there is also a list of gift ideas that will make any BuJo fan happy but aren’t stationery.
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Let’s dive in and make sure you’re the best Santa this year!
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Extra Deluxe Items $50 and more
If you really want to open up your wallet, there is really no limit to what you can buy! Of course, you don’t want to buy anything a person wouldn’t use, so let me help you out and give you a list of deluxe items that are absolutely worth your money and would make a fantastic present.
Instax Mini Camera
This is a great way to add photos to your Bullet Journal. Plus it’s super cute looking.
HP Sprocket mini photo printer
For a hard code phone photographer who still wants to add pictures to their journals. The paper for this printer is actually a sticker paper, so no need for an extra adhesive.
Tombow Dual Brush Pens Set – 96 or 108 colors
These are some of the best brush pens on the market and any Bullet Journal addict would be thrilled to have these in their collection.
Archer and Olive Watercolor Notebook
If the Bullet Journalist in your life enjoys watercolor, this would be the perfect gift, because it has a dot grid to help you create BuJo pages, but also has a watercolor paper to make sure there is no bleeding or ghosting. If you’re not sure what this means, believe me, they would absolutely love not having such issues.
Handmade Notebook Cover
This is the one I’m using myself and I love this brand. The quality is amazing, plus it provides extra protection and extra pockets!
Karin Brushmarker Pro Mega Box
This is another fantastic set of brush pens, but these are watercolor based. They come in an amazing color palette and allow for some wicket blending!
Sakura Gelly Roll Pens
Get ALL the pens! But honestly, Sakura Gelly Roll pens are absolutely amazing, probably the best gel pens on the market. And they look amazing on black pages, in case you’re thinking of getting the Blackout Book.
Starter Kit for a bit more than $50
If you want to go premium and give your loved one a starter pack to remember, here are the items you can include. They’ll make your loved one very happy and will provide them with all the basics to start journaling in the new year.
Premium Items $20-$50
Don’t want to go overboard but still looking for something amazing? I got you covered with these fantastic ideas, and believe me, some of these are on my list to Santa as well!
Archer and Olive Notebooks
Simply the best notebooks on the market if you ask me. You can check my complete review for more details.
Scribbles That Matter 160 GSM
A new line of Scribbles That Matter notebooks with 160 GSM paper. If you don’t get what it means – it means that their paper simply ROCKS!
Dingbats Earth Collection Notebook
A fantastic notebook and a perfect gift for beginners, because it has all the extra features one would need to get started on their Bullet Journal adventure.
LT 1917 Bullet Journal Special Edition
This is the official Bullet Journal notebook and it has tons of extra features and explanations on how to use the Bullet Journal method. It would definitely make a good gift, especially for somebody who is still discovering the system.
The Blackout Book
Have you ever heard of a Bullet Journal with black pages? It’s so fun and creative! I bet your loved one will have tons of fun playing with it. Just don’t forget to add to this some metallic pens. Speaking of which…
Pens and Markers
Karin Metallic Brush Pens
Speaking on metallic pens, these ones by Karin are perfect! They are juicy and the brush is very easy to deal with. I also love the colors and the metallic shine.
Tombow Dual Brush Pens (New Colors)
There are a few new sets of brush pens that Tombow released, and they are amazing. They cover absolutely different palettes and I bet whichever one you choose, your gift receiver will be thrilled.
Pilot Enso Pop Lol Color Pens
Want to get pens in ALL the colors? This set is definitely a good choice. The colors are bright and these pens are so smooth and nice to write with.
Staedtler Triplus Fineliners (60 colors)
A set of colored fine liner pens that would make any Bullet Journal loved tremble in joy! This is a great German brand and their pens are of the highest quality, so having all 60 of them will be an outstanding gift.
Zebra Sarasa Pens
Another great option for colored pens by my beloved Japanese brand. I have quite a few of them myself and it’s a pleasure writing and drawing with those.
Faber Castell Pitt Artist Pens
Fineliner pens are the basis of your Bullet Journal, and Faber Castell ones are some of the best. This set is worth the investment and will be a great present for anyone in the Bullet Journal world, disregarding their journaling style.
Zebra Mildliner Brush Pens
These are still pretty new on the market and are absolutely amazing. They have the same scheme as beloved by BuJo community Zebra Mildliner Fineliners and have a very easy to work with a brush tip.
Pilot Frixion Markers (set of 24 colors)
The selling point of these markers is that they are erasable, meaning that any mistake you make can be easily fixed. The colors are not that bright and look pretty cute. I absolutely LOVE my collection of these markers. It’s definitely a great present.
Tombow Fudenosuke 10 Color Set
These pens are great to create smaller headers and are definitely an appreciated add-on to any stationery collection.
Sakura Koi Watercolor Set (30 colors)
Sakura Koi are some of the best and well-known watercolors, and it’s definitely a great present if your loved one is into this.
Kuretake Gansai Watercolor
Speaking of watercolor, these two sets have been craved by watercolor lovers for a long time. They look amazing on Bullet Journal pages, especially on the Blackout Book. Plus with Kuretake you always know you get a high-end quality product.
Bullet Journal Essential Stencil Set
I have quite a few stencils from this seller and they are absolutely top-notch! Well done metallic stencils will make sure the lines are straight and that they will last for a long time. This essential set covers practically all Bullet Journal needs.
It’s a useful way to store the planner and essential supplies in one place. Plus if you take the Bullet Journal outside the house, it’ll be a great way to make sure you have all you need with you.
Pencil Case for 202 Colored Pencils or 136 Pens
I have a few of these and honestly, they are saviors! It’s some of the best ways to store your stationery, so it’ll be a great present for anyone with a crazy collection.
Rolling Storage Cart
This might not sound so sexy, but it’s some of the best things you can give to a stationery addict, especially if they don’t have a designated working place. In our previous apartment I had to BuJo anywhere I could – the kitchen table, couch coffee table, my makeup table. And these cards (yes I say these because I had two) were the heroes, because they allowed me to move all my supplies with me, whenever I went in the house.
Starter Kit For Less Than $50
Want to help you loved one start their Bullet Journal for less than $50? It’s absolutely possible with these supplies.
Gift Ideas for $10-$20
A lot of Bullet Journal supplies fall under this category, so be ready to have a wide choice of options here.
This is one of the most popular notebooks in the Bullet Journal community and it’s a great starting notebook. Moreover, it comes in such a wide variety of colors, that you could definitely choose the one that your loved one will like the most.
Lemome Dot Grid Journal
This is a great quality notebook, especially for anyone who is just discovering the Bullet Journal method.
Pens and Markers
Pilot Frixion Markers (12 Colors)
A smaller set of fantastic erasable markers. All the colors you need with an amazing opportunity to easily fix any mistakes.
Zebra Mildliner Highlighters
These highlighters are some of the most popular on the market and the colors are so pretty! Moreover, they have two tips, so you can use them as coloring markers as well.
Tombow Dual Brush Pens
Believe me, any set of Tombow brush pens will make the most demanding Bullet Journal addict so so happy. Personally, I started from pastel set and I had no regrets, it’s still my favorite one up to date.
Lami Fountain Pen
Lami pens are some of the best fountain pens on the market and they really give such a high-end feeling. Perfect for a Christmas gift.
Tombow Twin Tone Markers
Great markers that are perfect for doodling and come in awesome colors. They have been on my Santa list for quite a while
Staedtler Triplus Fineliner Set
High-quality fine liner pens in 36 colors, these will always be met with tons of joy. The brand is well known and the pens are of great quality. Plus look at all those colors!
Zebra Metallic Brush Pens
Great way to add a spark to a Bullet Journal and the perfect tool for working on the black paper.
Zebra Funwari Brush Pen
Smaller brush pens for little headers and quotes. There however are in color, not just black. And of course, you can always trust the quality of the Zebra brand.
Pentel Sign Pen
Great pens and they come in 12 assorted colors in this set. I can guarantee any BuJo addict would love having all these bright colors.
The Bullet Journal Method
THE book for anyone interested in Bullet Journaling. Newbies will learn how to use the system and seasoned Bullet Journal lovers will discover new ways to use their journals.
How To Draw Modern Florals
Flowers are some of the most popular ways to decorate Bullet Journal and this book is probably the best way to learn how to create the beautiful floral drawings.
Botanical Line Drawings
Botanical drawings are also a very popular way to decorate Bullet Journal pages, and they are actually super simple to draw. Especially if you follow tutorials from this book.
The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide
Lettering is something we all want to learn when we start Bullet Journaling, and this book is a great guide to get you started.
Ready To Use Habit Trackers
Habit trackers are some of the best ways to organize your life and this book will help a lot with tons of templates and useful tricks.
My Life in Lists
A fantastic book from @plansthatblossom gives tons of collection ideas and is super fun to fill out. This will actually be a great gift for anyone, not just Bullet Journal addicts.
LED Lightbox Tracer
For anyone who is still learning to draw but wants to create stunning BuJo pages, this tool will be super useful. Thanks to this little baby one can easily trace any drawing to their own Bullet Journal.
The perfect tool to organize all the stationery and still have it on display for easy use.
Washi Tape Dispenser
Is your gift receiver obsessed with washi tapes? This gift might be perfect!
Nobody will ever say no to a set of washi tapes, especially if it’s some gorgeous sets like these ones!
Archer and Olive Pencil Pouch
Cute pencil cases are always a great gift to a Bullet Journalist. These are especially awesome though because they have cute designs and some pretty clever quotes any stationery addict can relate to.
Started Kit For Less Than $25
Is that even possible? Sure if you buy these:
Or just get this set:
Budget Gift Ideas Under $10
If you think you can’t get anything good for that price – you’re absolutely wrong. Here are some amazing supplies you can surprise your loved one with and stay on a budget at the same time.
Poluma Bullet Journal
Smooth faux leather cover, 128 pages of 120 GSM paper in light ivory color – this notebook is definitely one of the best in its price range.
Minimalist Art Notebook
One of Amazon’s top choices, this notebook is a great choice for Bullet Journaling on a budget, since it comes at half the price of other popular notebooks like Leuchtturm 1917 notebooks, for example.
Pens and Markers
One of the absolute basics for Bullet Journaling I would say. These are a great gift for any BuJo addict, even if they already have several.
Crayola Super Tips
These are great for Bullet Journaling and lettering. Plus all those colors will definitely be highly appreciated.
Fineliners are a basis of a Bullet Journal and they are always appreciated. Check out some of these:
Paster Zebra Sarasa Pens
These are some of my favorite pens. The color is soft and super pretty and the pen just slides on your pages.
Mystery Bag of Bullet Journal supplies
A whole bag of stationery supplies will be a fantastic present for any stationery addict.
Kuretake Fudebiyori Brush Pens
Great set of high-quality brush pens. They also come in metallic, which is great for adding a spark to BuJo pages and to use on the black pages.
Pilot Pastel Frixion Highlighters
Another item from Pilot erasable series. These pastel highlighters will be a joy for a BuJo addict in your life.
There is no such thing as enough stickers, so it’s always a good gift! You can find so many custom stickers made specifically for Bullet Journaling!
Jayden’s Apple Stencils
Jayden’s Apple stencils are very creative and metallic, so you know they will last for a long time. Whichever you choose as a gift it will definitely be highly appreciated.
Stand Pencil Holder
It’s a very cute pencil case and it’s perfect for taking the pens out. That way you can have your pens standing up and visible for planning at any place.
Adjustable Pen Holder
A great tool to use on your Bullet Journal. It won’t just allow adding a pen to the notebook without a pen loop.
Lettering and Modern Calligraphy
Tips, tricks and tutorials to improve lettering and handwriting. A great gift for anyone working on their Bullet Journal skills.
Hack Your Journal
A great book with tons of ideas on how to improve your journal, I’m sure it’ll be a fantastic present for a beginner, as well as a seasoned BuJo lover.
Bullet It: Lists For Living
A wonderful book with tons of ideas for Bullet Journal and how it can be used better to organize your life.
Starter Kit for Less Than $10
This is really a hard one, so I guess here the best you can do is just buy a journal. If you find a cheaper journal (I heard some good stuff about those from Walmart), just add a good black pen, like Pilot G2 or Mujo.
Non Stationery Gifts For BuJo Lovers
Even though I understand there is no such thing as too much stationery, sometimes you might want to give your planning friend something else. I bet my husband will absolutely agree with that since he already thinks I have enough pens and notebooks. Silly, what does he know!
But hey, you’re the gift giver and it’s up to you what you choose. Here are a few cute non stationery things you can surprise your Bullet Journal junkie.
What better way to express your love for planning than by wearing a themed t-shirt! I bet the planner in your life will absolutely love these:
Whatever you think, you can never have enough mugs! And even though it might sound like a very basic present, if you choose some of these, believe me, your loved one will adore it!
These little cuties will bring a smile to any planner addict!
Here are a few other ideas you might want to consider.
So, what are you buying to a Bullet Journal addict in your life for Christmas? Let us know in the comments!
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