If you are anything like me, you have a collection of planners and journals that you have built up over the years. Whether it is the super cute cover or the brilliance of the pages, you just HAVE TO PURCHASE that planner or journal!
While this is fun! It’s quite costly! One low cost option that I have started using to still get the benefit of tons of fun journals is to create my own journal with printable journal pages. Creating my own printed journals has allowed me to use the plethora of beautiful journal pages on the digital marketplaces as well as the page designs I create myself.
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How do you make a printable journal
Marketplaces like Etsy, Design Bundles, or Creative market have made the printable journal and planner process ridiculously easy. With these shops, you can find the journal or planner that you have to have, often for a nominal fee and then simply print it out! SUPER Simple!
Now, if you’d like to get a bit fancier there are some steps you can take to turn making your new journals a bit more of a project.
Gathering Supplies for your DIY Journal or Planner
In addition to purchasing the templates you may like (or using the free printable journal pages below) You may want to have to following items for your new journal:
- Colored paper for cover
- Lamination machine (or laminating paper
- 3 Ring Binder (or binding machine if you are feeling extra fancy)
- Stock paper for printing
Free Printable Journal Pages
These printable journal pages are a great way to get started with creating your own bullet journals, prayer journals, or planners! Simply click on the picture or the link below to get a printable copy of the page.
Printable Monthly Calendar Pages
Monthly spreads can be used to create planners or calendars. Monthly spreads can be single sheet spreads or two sheet spreads. You may also like to try the monthly goal planning spreads as well! Click each picture to download these free printable Monthly Calendars.
Weekly Planner Printables
Weekly spreads are great when you want to plan out your week! Planning your week is a wonderful life balancing habit to help ensure that you are not trying to do everything at once. Taking the time to plan your week with these printable planner sheets will help you cultivate a calmer life.
Daily Spread Printables
Daily spreads are the jack of all trades as far as printable journal pages go. Daily spreads can literally take on any form you desire. They can be more geared towards planning your day with to do lists and meal planning, but they can also be more guided journal styles. The printable planner sheets I have created do a little bit of both!
Habit Tracker Sheets
Habit tracker bullet journal sheets are great for those working on the goals they have for their life. You can track all sorts of habits relating to any goal you are desiring to achieve. Tracking your habits gives you a visual snapshot of your progress.
Prayer Journal and Bible Study Pages
Another way to use printable journal pages is to create a prayer journal or a faith binder. This is a space where you can right down all of your prayers, prayer requests, sermon notes, and revelations found during your quiet time with God.
Guided Journaling Pages
Sometimes when journaling you may find yourself at a loss for words. When this happens having guided journaling pages can beneficial. Adding guided pages can help you sort through thoughts and feelings as well as give you space to walk through your day. I like to use these types of journaling pages in my nighttime routine as a way to unwind!
Printable To Do Lists
Printable to-do lists make managing everything easier in my world. On any given day I have written a list and lists of lists and lists of lists of lists. My husband often thinks it is ridiculous, but I promise you everything that we need done, gets done! Whether you are looking for a to do list that is funky fun, or one that is more subtle, any of these would make an excellent addition to your printable journal project.
Printable Notes Journal Pages
No list of printable journal pages is complete without options for notes pages. Printable notes pages can be added to the end of any section of your DIY planner, or could be printed out to create a printable prayer journal or a journal to write out your journal prompts in. The possibilities are literally limitless!
Check out our Additional Journaling Resources
Whether you are new to journaling or a journaling pro, there is always more you can learn! We have additional resources to help your develop a journaling routine for your morning or night routine for self-care and personal growth!
Looking for gratitude journal resources? Check out our complete guide for gratitude journaling!