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New Journal Tip - up front spreads

A little foresight can go a long way in setting up a new bullet journal. This is especially true of features, such as important pages, that you intend to return to frequently.

bullet journal new tip up front spreads

When I set up a new notebook I leave 3 or 4 empty spreads upfront. After the Index and the Future Log, these empty spreads are for important pages I plan to frequently reference. These could be my blogging schedule, a passwords spread, a log for miscellaneous income, a business plan, birthday/anniversary lists, a Christmas list, a reading list, anything I might look back to regularly.

With this approach I might still mark an important page if it comes up later in the journal, using washi tape or something (as shown in this video of 10 Bullet Journal Hacks). But if I reserve a spot in the front of the notebook I don't have to mark a page. This way I get the advantage of easily finding an important page without having to manually do anything to the notebook itself.

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