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    15 Genius Products That Will Help You Start A Bullet Journal

    "A set of black fineliners. You never think you need fineliners in 10 different sizes but trust me you do."

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    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the products that helped them start bullet journalling. Here are the results:

    1. Some pastel brush tip pens that will add a splash of colour to your layouts.

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    "The Tombow brush dual tip pens are the best way to jazz up any bullet journal. They add just a pop of colour and help to accentuate whatever you want. They come in a variety of colours but the pastel pack are just the right amount of pigment to highlight and up your bullet journal game, not to mention everyone is jealous of these pens!!!" – LeighA

    Get them on Amazon, £20.66

    2. Get stuck into a Youtube series to help you get started.

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    "Boho Berry on YouTube has a short series of Bullet Journaling 101. That’s where I started." – robinv

    3. Get a one-in-a-million pen that makes your handwriting shine.

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    "You need one pen that always makes your handwriting look fabulous. It might be a Lamy fine nib fountain pen, or it might be a biro. Once you find your one, buy loads." – Rhi McCrorie

    Get this fountain pen on Amazon, £15.50

    4. Invest in a geometry set for ultra-precise angles.

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    "I like to use to protractors, one that's small for boxes and stuff and one that's bigger for rough outlines. They make it easier to get a right angle. Paperclips to put small papers in your Bujo and to mark pages for future reference" –

    Lily Konig

    Get this flexible geometry set on Amazon, £2.29

    5. Use a watercolour palette to add a gentle wash of colour to your pages.

    6. Make sure you have the basics too – pencil, rubber and ruler.

    7. Try a dotted journal like the Leuchtturm 1917 to help keep everything neat.

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    "A Leuchtturm1914 dotted notebook - perfect size for on the go, index sheet at the front for keeping track of your pages and the dots are so helpful (not as intrusive as a grid but perfect for us less-artistic types)." – Emily D

    Get it on Amazon, £12.99

    8. And a cheaper second notebook to practice in.

    9. Try not to get overwhelmed with all the options available – all you really need is a journal and a pen.

    10. Buy a multipack of washi tape to branch out into decorating on a budget.

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    "For decorations, the thin MT washi tape 20-pack as it pretty much has every colour you will ever need. I also use a lot of stickers but they are from all kinds of places." Naomi Meed via Facebook

    Get the MT 20 pack on Amazon, £9.22

    11. Try out some cult fineliners to add a pop of colour to your work.

    12. A set of black fineliners that you never knew you needed.

    13. Some genius erasable highlighters that will save your layout time and time again.

    14. Try a book that will teach you the basics of bullet journalling.

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    "It has a lot of examples of different ways to set up all your sections." –kngreyh

    Get How to Bullet Plan (by BuzzFeed editor Rachel Wilkerson Miller) on Amazon, £6.99

    15. Or just follow your heart and add as many stickers as you can handle.

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    "stickers, stickers, and MORE STICKERS!" – fleme

    Get these stickers on Amazon, £0.99

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