25 Bullet Journal Calendar Ideas I Can’t Get Enough Of

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Better late than never! If you haven’t caught the bullet journal bug yet then you’re about to. It’s a great way to express yourself and organize your thoughts. You can track your schedule, your to-do list, your habits, and more!

It all starts with a great design. You’re choosing more than just the theme for your calendar – you’re setting the tone for an amazing month!

1. Koi Fish

Koi Fish Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: yikesjournal

This design uses the power of complementary colors. The orange and white fish really pop against the blue water background. My favorite part of this design is the direction they went with the water. It’s totally different and yet really simple and fun!

2. Old School Records

Old School Records Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: sunshine_journal_

If you always have music playing in the background (or just a song constantly stuck in your head) then this one is for you! I’m really loving the way they did the records. Talk about a throwback!

3. Peach and Purple Gradient

Peach and Purple Gradient Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: lettering_and_me

Can I petition to make peach and purple the official colors of spring? I am absolutely in love with this color palette and the cute little bug doodles really add to the overall effect.

4. Love Potion

Love Potion Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: ihggs

May is the perfect time to turn up the heat on your passions. New business venture? New hobby? New romantic interest? Whatever you’ve had your eye on lately, go for it!

5. Dessert Vibes

Dessert Vibes Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: samijournals

You don’t have to be artistically inclined to pull this page off. Keep it simple and stunning with these amazing colors and some cool wavy lines.

6. Floral Highlights

Floral Highlights Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: beatricejournals

You know what they say: April showers bring May flowers. So what May bujo would be complete without a little floral action? I love how effortlessly you can add color to this design with bright blue and yellow highlighter.

7. Lemons

Lemons Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: vetoile1

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. (Or limoncello!) I am loving this 2-page bujo spread. Take the concept and color scheme and just run with it. Make it however detailed you want!

8. Reach for the Sky

Reach for the Sky Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: littleolivebujo

Rainbows are a symbol of hope. Things are going to get better! I love this bright, youthful concept for May. We are just around the corner from our endless potential.

9. May is my Jam

May is my Jam Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: bujo_with_jam

Calling all pun fans. I love this positive outlook play on words! And who doesn’t love jam?! Mmmmm. I can hear the farmer’s market calling my name. Better yet, if you have a green thumb, now is a great time to plant so you can make homemade jam later. <3

10. Puzzled

Puzzled Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: apfelzimtmuffin_

I know I’m not the only one who’s gotten back into puzzles lately. They are such a relaxing way to pass the time indoors. Give your sched that same relaxed vibe with this understated puzzle piece spread.

11. Citrus

Citrus Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: palerlines

Pucker up for sour citrus and bright yellow and green colors! This bright bujo is really going to help you squeeze the day! (Sorry, I just had to!)

12. Flower Sketches

Flower Sketches Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: bujotips_beal

I love the way this design combines cursive and flower vines. This calendar spread could easily be adapted to match your individual color scheme and the doodles don’t look too tricky!

13. Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: aprilannarts

Embrace your feminine side with pastel pink and flowers. This design is so clean and simple. It really puts the focus back on you.

14. String Lights

String Lights Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: paperkatco

Light up your life with cute little fairy lights and a few polaroid pictures. This minimal design is minimum effort with maximum effect. So clean and cute!

15. Vertical Lines

Vertical Lines Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: createwithcarolina

Fill up your space with this extra tall calendar design. Vertical days leave more room for daily to-do lists. Also, consider this permission to color outside the lines and look fabulous doing it!

16. Jungle Tiger

Jungle Tiger Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: ashleyecreates

Getting your life in order doesn’t have to be so serious! Tap into your youthful creativity with cute animal doodles and fun fronds. Bonus points if you incorporate the habit tracker! What a great idea!

17. Watercolor Citrus

Watercolor Citrus Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: dutch_dots

Simple circles and semicircles are transformed into mouth-watering fruit with watercolors in this stunning design. Get outside your comfort zone and try something new!

18. Sunflowers

Sunflowers Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: bulletjournalsbycharl

Doodling sunflowers is so relaxing and mindless. I especially love this design for May because all the sunshine on this page is giving me some serious summer vibes.

19. 70s Vibes

70s Vibes Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: the.study.journal

There’s just something about this spread that makes me think of the 70s. Maybe it’s the psychadelic colors. Is it just me or does that totally look like a sign for a drive-in movie theater?

20. Hot Air Balloons

Hot Air Balloons Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: littlemoon.bujo

Turn up the heat with warm tones while we wait for that sweet summer sunshine. I love all the different ways you can draw a hot air balloon. Which do you like better – stripes, chevrons or squares?

21. Adventures in Reading

Adventures in Reading Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: bujo.maja

Reading is the ultimate stress-free pastime. Such a great way to recharge during this crazy time we’re living through! If you are a total book-lover then you NEED to make this bibliophile calendar spread!

22. Simple and Classy

Simple and Classy Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: papieru_

Brown doesn’t have to be boring. Jazz it up with washi tape and pink accents. This clean minimalist spread could fit in with any bujo theme!

23. Starry Night

Starry Night Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: hayleys.bujo

This bujo spread is totally doable. I love the collage vibes I’m getting from the glued on cutouts. Reminds me of making vision boards with my family on New Years Eve!

24. You’ve Got Mail

You’ve Got Mail Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: thoughtswithabrush

Turn this month into one long love letter to yourself. I love how this calendar spread incorporates a lot of the designer’s favorite things like video games and cassette tapes. What are some of your favorite things?

25. Graph Paper Gingham

Graph Paper Gingham Bullet Journal Calendar Spread Ideas for May

Photo credit: haleys_journal

Picnic in the park with bright flowers, buzzy bees, fresh strawberries, and your favorite bag. Don’t forget the picnic blanket in signature gingham! I love all the different little doodles on this one.

Have you started sketching yet? Quick grab a pen and some paper while inspiration strikes. While you’re at it, order some cute washi tape and sticky notes. Now you’re a bujo pro! Which design is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below and share this page with your friends.

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