Whether you’re new to bullet journaling or you’re just looking to pick up some new supplies, you’re sure to find your new favorite pen or marker here.


Pens and markers are the heart of a successful bullet journal. Starting out with solid supplies will improve the overall quality of your bullet journal.


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Tombow 56185 Dual Brush Pen Art Markers, Bright

If you’re looking to add some color to your calligraphy these are the way to go. Tombow Dual Brush pens are great to create big bold, and colorful letting. If you have a quality bullet journal they won’t bleed through. They come in an array of colors, and they’re easily blendable.



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Zebra Pen Mildliner, Double Ended Highlighter, Broad and Fine Tips

I really like these to highlight areas on bullet journals to stand out. They come in an array of colors and they’re easy to work with.


Tombow 62038 Fudenosuke Brush Pen, 2-Pack. Soft and Hard Tip

These come in black and they’re my favorite marker to bullet journal with. You can create a smaller calligraphy¬†font for smaller text and areas on the page for your bullet journal. This pack comes with one hard tip and one soft tip brush pen. The hard tip is better for smaller fonts and the soft tip is better for fonts that are a little bigger.


Sakura Pigma 30062 Micron Blister Card Ink Pen Set

If you’re looking to create fine lines for doodles, text, or linework this is the best pen set for you. They come in different sizes so you can select the perfect size for you.


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Tombow 56621 Dual Brush Pen

If you want big, bold, black lettering this is the way to go. It’s a traditional Tombow Dual Brush pen in black.


Uni-Ball UM 153 Signo Broad Point Gel Pen – White – Pack of 3

I use these white gel pens much more than I expected I would. If I mess up I usually fill it in with a black marker and then I use the white gel pens to start over and make it look as if no mistake was made.



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After setting up your bullet journal you’re going to want some pens to fill in all those blank spaces throughout the month. Here are some of the best pens for you to choose from. I like to have an array of colors to it matches that month’s color scheme.



Pilot G2 Retractable Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens-Colored INK


Pilot G2 Retractable Premium Gel Ink Roller Ball Pens-Black INK



Sakura 37904 6-Piece Gelly Roll Assorted Colors Stardust Meteor Pen Set

Pentel EnerGel RTX Retractable Liquid Gel Pen, Medium Line, Metal Tip, Assorted Ink, 8-Pack



Muji Gel Ink Ballpoint Pens 0.38mm 10-colors Set



What pens or markers do you currently use for your bullet journal? I’d love to hear about them, maybe they’ll make the list above.


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