2022 is right around the corner, and it's almost time to craft those New Year resolutions once again. Perhaps one activity several people have been wanting to try is bullet journaling. ICYDK, it's a method that helps you track the past, organize your present, and plan for the future. It's a planner, to-do list, and diary, all rolled into one! Not only does it document everyday life, but in a way, it can also help a person become more organized. If you want to really get your sh*t together, this is something you can consider.
As daunting as it might seem, it's never too late to start building new and healthy habits! Remember: There is no formula to a perfect bullet journal as long as you make it yours. And what better way to make it yours than by getting creative and getting some cute supplies?
If you're looking to start your own bullet journal, here's a list of shops to check out for affordable supplies.
This is your one-stop-shop for anything you might need for bullet journaling. With a wide array of writing accessories and products, you can find anything here—from aesthetic dotted notebooks to different kinds of fountain and calligraphy pens, they have it all. They have stores located all over Metro Manila, such as Eastwood, Glorietta 4, SM Megamall, and SM Aura. Plus, they offer free shipping in the Philippines as long as your order costs more than P1,500!
It's impossible to think of anything related to organization and stationery without thinking of the ever-reliable Muji! If you're looking for minimalist, low-priced, and quality products to start on bullet journaling, then this is definitely the place for you. The store is filled with writing materials that you will be needing, which includes pens, highlighters, colored pencils, and markers. The best part? They all come in different colors! What's even better is that you can also purchase your preferred type of notebook in this store at affordable prices that won't make your wallet bleed! Muji has branches in Greenbelt 3, Powerplant Mall, Mall of Asia, Bonifacio High Street Central, and the Shangri-la Plaza.
Common Room PH
Being a collaborative space that houses over 200+ local crafters and brands, Common Room PH is home to a variety of handmade products made with love. The store has notebooks that you can bullet journal on, as well as pads and planners you can attach within the notebook itself. They even have little trinkets you can use to spice up your journal such as small to-do lists, weekly planner pads, multiple kinds of stickers, washi tape, wax sticks, mini cards, and more! Common Room has branches in Powerplant Mall, Alabang Town Center, Ayala Bay, and Glorietta 2. You can also shop online.
Typo is known for its aesthetically pleasing stationery items, most especially their notebooks and other small trinkets. If you're looking for a well-designed and eccentric notebook, then this is definitely the place to go. Aside from their well-loved notebooks, they also have different kinds of art supplies that you can use to make your bullet journal more unique. They have watercolor pens, paint sets, cute stickers, postcards, pens, and markers, too. Check out their branches in SM Megamall, Bonifacio High Street, Trinoma, and Greenbelt 5, among others.
Deco Art MNL Stationery Shop
Sincere, purposeful, and happy: these are the words that define Deco Art MNL, and these have certainly reflected in their products that are crafted for all your creative work especially with journaling and scrapbooking. The store offers a diverse range of products, from washi tapes, stickers, stamps, and crafting tools that will bring the vision you have of your bullet journal to life. They have several collections you can look through, and you can avail of their products online. Pro-tip: Their Christmas collection is 12 percent off now, so you don't want to miss it!
You might have heard of Papemelroti already because of its increased popularity in the last few years, but ICYDK, it's a family-run shop that sells products that are both original and eco-friendly. If you're looking for an environment-friendly, original, and affordable shop, then Papemelroti is the way to go because they have everything you need from A to Z. With journals, paper, notebooks, ballpens, and other arts and crafts, you will never run out of options in this store. They have branches nationwide and you can also shop online through their website.
Artillery Philippines is an online store that offers a wide range of options for those looking to ~calligrify~ their bullet journal. They sell calligraphy brushes and pens, calligraphy nibs, and fountain pens, alongside their fineliners and highlighters. To make it easier for aspiring bullet journalists, they even created a whole specific section dedicated to bullet journaling on their website that you can look at and choose from. You can shop online and get free delivery if you buy products P1,500 and above!
Priding itself as the premier shopping place for crafters, Craft.ph has all the tools you’ll be needing to make your bullet journal as crafty and quirky as possible. The store has craft supplies like blades and cutting boards, boo marks, coloring materials, and glues, among many options. They even have products for other crafty activities aside from bullet journaling! Purchase their products now on their website to get all the products needed for the perfect bullet journal ;)
The Paper Stone
Created out of a love for quality paper goods, the Paper Stone's goal is to continue to produce quality products by keeping designs fresh and exciting at great value prices. Committed to staying true to their goal, the store has a wide selection of journals and tools for arts and crafts that will revive the artist in you. Although there's no physical store in the Philippines just yet, you can shop via their website. International shipping fee usually costs around P2,745!
The Journal Shop
The Journal Shop is a store based in the United Kingdom that has a collection of all things stationery to spark your creativity and curiosity. With products all over the world, you will never be short of options in this store. Get free shipping when you spend around P5,700.
Happy shopping, you guys! Go forth and fulfill those bullet journal dreams.