Art Journal Prompts To Do This Weekend


Get your crayons, colored pencils, paints, or markers ready!  Try to do these quick art journal prompts in your journal.  Use any materials you want.  Enjoy!

  1. It’s the nation’s birth month. Do a patriotism spread using symbols of America.
  2. Make a collage for the beach.
  3. For a week, cut out the top news headline and incorporate them all into your journal.
  4. Do a boarder based on your favorite animal.

The Different Types of Journals You Can Keep



Do you journal? I love to journal.  I have kept a journal since I was 8 years old.  I have kept all my old journals since I was 11 years old. To me journaling is a great hobby.  It’s a good way to work out thoughts and ideas as well as reflect and document your lift.  The beauty of a journal is it can be whatever you want it to.

These days many journalers, myself included, use their journals for a variety of purposes.  I like to use my journal not only to record the days events, but to document personal growth, make lists, and plan future events.  I also love to sketch in it too.  It’s a great way to relax for me.  See below for a list of ideas of different types of journals.  Have a separate journal for each or create some sort of combination to suit you.

Reading Journal- A journal used to keep track of what you read, the  plot and characters, and what you thought of the book.

Specific Topic or Specific Time Journal-A journal for a specific purpose like your college years, your first year in the army, you home remodel etc.

Travel journal-A journal you create when you travel to remember what you have done.  Can include tickets, brochures and maps as well.  It can also take on scrapbooking qualities.

Dream Journal-A journal of what you dream at night.

Prayer/Bible Journal- A way to keep track of your bible studies.

Scrapbook- In this type of journal you combine written content with photos and ephemera.

Bullet-The most popular journaling type right now.  It really is a great to do list.  This is a great way to plan and put them into action. Check out Instagram for some examples.

Daily-This is the traditional type of journal.  One where you write what is going on in your day to day life.

Art- An art journal involves art work instead of words to express what you are feeling.

Garden- A great way to keep track of what you have planted, where you planted it and how well it did.

Gratitude- A journal where you write what you are grateful for, and why.

This is by no means a complete list of every single journal type you can have.  Really the only thing that can limit you in journaling is you.  There is something about the written word on a page that makes things so much more meaningful.  Try different styles and see which one you like the best.  Feel free to leave comments on your own type of journaling style.

Be sure to check back on my blog for monthly journaling prompts.  I will be adding art journaling prompts soon.


July Journal Prompts


It’s July!  To me this is the halfway point in the summer.  June has gone by so quickly.  Will summer ever be long enough?

1.  What book are you reading right now?

2. What is your favorite flower?  If you could make your own flower what would it look like?

3. Name the last five self care items you did.

4. Describe one of your hobbies.  Then tell about a hobby you used to have and one you may like to try.

5. What is something you keep putting off?

6. Describe your favorite film.  Why is it your favorite?

7. Write an important quote.

8. Write down the meals you have for the week.

9. What do you fear?  Name 2 things.

10. What are 3 pet peeves you have?

11. Make a list of things in your house to be repaired.  Make a second list for renovations that need to be done.




June Journal Prompts


  1. List everything that you ate today.
  2. Define a perfect day.
  3. Write 10 things you want to do this summer.
  4. What do you need more of in your life?
  5. What do you do to feel comfortable at home?
  6. If you could have one magic or super power, what would it be?
  7. How do you want people to remember you?
  8. How do you feel when you first wake up? How do you want to feel?
  9. If you could own any pet?  What would it be?
  10. List all the animals you like/love and why.

May Journal Prompts


Here’s a list of journal prompts for the month of May.

1. Write about your garden or plants inside and out.

2.How would you like your life to look in five years.

3. List the last five songs you listened to.

4. Who would you like to meet?

5. What do you have a phobia about?

6. Describe a room in your house.

7. What three books would you like to live in and why?

8. What is your favorite tv show or film this year so far?

9. What girl group would you be in if you could be apart of any girl group in music history?

10. What is your favorite form of exercise?


April Journal Prompts.

  1. Write about the worst experience you had in your childhood. Did you think it was bad at the time. Any hindsight?
  2. What spring flower are you looking forward to the most? Draw a picture, take a picture or cut one out for your journal.
  3. What does your Easter Basket contain? What would be in the ideal adult Easter basket?
  4. What baby animal are you looking forward to seeing the most come spring?
  5. What are your summer plans?
  6. Write a page on your favorite tv show currently on.
  7. Write a page on one of your hobbies.  Include a history if you can.  Paste in photos of completed projects.
  8.  What film character would you most like to be? Why??
  9. What is your favorite film series?  Which is your favorite film in the series and why?
  10. What is one thing from your bucket list you have done?

November Journal Prompts


Still writing in your journal?  What do you write? Do you draw in them? Add stickers or photos?  Let me know in comments.

  1. What are your favorite flowers?
  2. Plan your dream trip.
  3. What is your favorite outfit?
  4. What do you regret?
  5. What is your favorite fall quote?
  6. Define love.
  7. What would you like to see in a magazine? (If you created one)
  8. Do you vote? Why?
  9. What are your favorite board games?
  10. What is your am routine?