Bullet Journaling Stationary & Planning Tools

My Top 6 Colored Pens for Bullet Journaling

If you are anything like me, you use colors to organize EVERYTHING in your bullet journal. I use them to separate types of events and due dates, I even use them to decorate cute little doodles and add some color to my layouts. Because I know how awesome adding color to my bullet journal is, I wanted to share with you my top 6 colored pens for bullet journaling.

 

 

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papermate flair felt tip pens

 

Papermate Flair Felt Tip Pens

Papermate Flair pens have been my all-time favorite since I first started bullet journaling in 2015. They come in so many wonderful colors and write very smoothly. I love them and will always recommend them. The only downside of these pens is smudging. If used on glossier paper, they tend to smudge if they are not able to dry. However, writing on normal paper has no smudging issues.

 

Tombow dual brush pens

 

Tombow Dual Brush Pens

Tombow dual brush pens are a very popular calligraphy pen. They come in dozens of colors. You can even buy a handy desk stand to organize the pens! These pens have two ends, the finer felt tip end and then the brush tip end. The finer tip works great for drawing lines, or really anything else. The brush tip specializes in calligraphy writing. Like the Papermate pens, these pens might smudge on glossier paper if you do not let it dry.

 

Fineliner Fine Point Pens

 

Fineliner Pens – Most Brands

I love Fineliner pens. I have tried several brands and most work well. My favorite are no longer available on Amazon which is a huge bummer. Fineliner pens come in various colors and thicknesses. A very popular Fineliner pen brand is Sharpie. Sharpie is always a reliable brand, though their pens being permanent and vibrant seems to bleed through the pages.

 

My Top 6 Colored Pens for Bullet Journaling twintone

 

Tombow Twintone

My review for these pens to be added soon. These pens are incredibly popular and frequently given a positive review, I would like to see this for myself, though the weather has delayed my ability to do so!

**UPDATE** I love them! Not only are the colors beautiful, but the quality of the tip is wonderful. The felt tip end is just as nice to write with as my Papermate Flair pens (which I swear by). The fine tip is the finest tip I have ever seen on a pen before. The presence of these two tips makes for some really cool detailing and calligraphy writing!

 

My Top 6 Colored Pens for Bullet Journaling Arteza watercolor brush pens

 

Arteza Watercolor Brush Pens

I came across the Arteza watercolor brush pens on Instagram one night. I thought they would be worth a try and boy was I right! These pens are so great! Add a little water, or don’t, and you get a beautiful watercolor look. You can shade with these pens and because of the brush pen tip, they work well for calligraphy too! I see no downside for these pens unless you do not like or want a watercolor look.

 

My Top 6 Colored Pens for Bullet Journaling mildliner

 

Zebra Mildliner Double-Sided Highlighter

My review for these pens to be added soon. These pens are incredibly popular and frequently given a positive review, I would like to see this for myself, though the weather has delayed my ability to do so!

**UPDATE** These highlighters are great. I love the array of colors and the fact that there is a fine tip side to the pens. I have started using these pens to highlight and make note of incredibly important items on my to-do lists that might otherwise have been forgotten. As far as my use, I have not seen any smudging or ink bleeding through the pages.

 

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Love what you see? Want to give some of these pens a shot? Check out the list below!

 

Sincerely Elizabeth of Jihi Elephant

 

Bullet Journal Top Colored Pens

Papermate Flair Felt Tip Pens

Tombow Dual Brush Pens

Sharpie Fine Point Pens

Tombow Twintone

Arteza Watercolor Brush Pens

Zebra Mildliner Double-Sided Highlighter

 



 

My Top 6 Colored Pens for Bullet Journaling