Craftcation Creative Journaling Workshop Resource Guide


Thank you for coming to my 2022 Creative Journaling Workshop!  A special thanks to Craftcation for gathering some great partners to sponsor the workshops, and to Sakura of America for providing the pens!

Just a few things. Below you will find the full resource list we went over in class, as well as links below to where to find those items. At the bottom of the list is a sign-up to join my bobo posse so if you are not yet on the list, be sure to sign up!

Below are the images from the workshop, as well as links below that to where you can find all the items we used in the class!

creative journaling- best brands for journals



For documenting new travel and experiences (this is the journal I used during the class) Wanderlust Passport

Daily or artistic journaling

Archer and Olive (thick pages- great for writing, drawing, and event painting in)

Calendar Style Journaling and Planning

Happy Planner, Passion Planner, or Poketo.

Bullet Journaling

Hobonichi, Leuchttrum, Moleskin, Rhodia , Public Supply Co


creative journaling- best pens and tools to use



Absolute Must-Haves for when I travel:

Tombow Dual Brush Pen Set in Pastel or Landscape Palette

Tombow Monoline Pen (black ink for writing)

Sakura Micron (black ink for writing- alcohol based)

Gelly Pens (I love using the white as a way to add accents to my lettering or use as a white out)

Fun Fine point brush pens- great for lettering, drawing, and writing

Fudenosuke Pen

Fudenosuke Colored Pen Set

Le Pen

Pentel Sign Pen

Other Nice to have Pens

Zebra Mildliners- great to add color or use as a highlighter

[Dot Pens]( (great for using in bullet journals or tracking goals) Also comes in a [metallic dot pen!](

Crayola Markers (i like these "Super Tips" styles that are fine point and chisel. Great for drawing, doodling, and even hand lettering!)

My Favorite Tools:

Staple Board- for making your own journal

Bullet Journal Ruler- stencil and ruler

Tombow Double sided Tape (for easily taping things into your journal)

Instax Portable Printer: For printing from your camera roll. You can also reference this blog post where I review some other ones. The links here might be out of date, but you can also search in amazon by title, or wait for my updated review schedule to drop in January!

Washi Tape (here is an assorted selection from my collection)


Creative Journaling- different topics you can write about
Creative Journaling and where to find inspiration on layouts