I’m kidding of course. You already know how to use a notebook right? I’m sure it’s your go to for making lists, and keeping a personal journal. Here are some other things you can use them for:
Lettering Practice Book
If you’re practicing any kind of lettering, using a lined notebook or one with a dot grid or graph, can help you with keeping your letters uniform in height and width.
Instead of a vision board, keep a portable version in a notebook! You can make vision spreads for your life, and all your different projects.
Probably my favourite way to use a notebook! This system helps you keep on top of your daily to-dos, projects, and more. Learn about bullet journaling here.
This is the notebook for keeping everything you want to remember: quotes, music lyrics, interesting words, things to look up. I absolutely love mine!
My garden journal comes in very handy for keeping track of what is planted were, as well as growing and care notes for my garden. I love including a sketch of my garden beds as a visual aid.
We’ve been consistently meal planning for our family since our son was a toddler. It keeps us sane, and has definitely helped to reduce stress over dinner plans. Our son helps too.
Party or Event Planner
Thanksgiving, Christmas, a birthday bash or other event need some serious planning sometimes! Use a notebook to write down everything you need to remember, and plan how it will all get done.
You don’t need a special notebook or sketchbook to art journal. A simple notebook can be the perfect foundation for your art explorations.
Similarly, you can use a regular old notebook for sketching and drawing! There’s no need to be precious about it.
If you follow this practice from The Artist’s Way, then you already know that a simple notebook is great for these! Or just for your daily long form journaling.
Read a lot and want to keep track of what you read, as well as your thoughts? Set up a reading journal in a notebook! (Or you could just buy the one I made.)
Crafty peeps have lots of things to remember. Log your projects and your stash in a notebook for handy reference.
A small notebook can be the perfect thing to use for keeping day to day memories, or vacation memories.
What are some other ways that you use your notebooks?