September Bullet Journal Themes

Setting up a September bullet journal is exciting. Why? Because September tends to be a month of change; it’s a month where life moves forward whether we’re ready or not. There’s no better way to live in September than to celebrate it.

As the summer days fade into chilly fall weather, embrace the season! Dig out your fall flannels, cover up with a warm beanie and line up for that Pumpkin Spice.

And, of course, bring your notebooks and pens for some fun September bullet journaling and planning.

September Bullet Journal Ideas

The bullet journal ideas you’ll see for September can be hard to summarize, although don’t be surprised that fall themes are popular for this month.

You can dress up your bujo for fall by drawing leaves, twigs, acorns, mushrooms, and other natural items and plants that we typically see more of in the fall.

One thing I haven’t seen very much yet is squirrels. Here in the US we have squirrels pretty much everywhere, and they are busier than ever in the fall – building their winter nests and most of all, burying nuts.

Birds flying south in a V-pattern is another traditional fall motif that hasn’t been overdone in bullet journal art. Just throwing some ideas out there!

Alright, ready to see what kind of bujo ideas we love for September? Keep ‘a scrollin’!

September Bullet Journal Cover Page

The cover page for September will typically come before the monthly pages. Not everyone makes monthly cover pages for their bullet journal (and that’s fine) but if you love drawing and decorating your bujo, check these out.

Leaf & Twig Theme

September bullet journal - leaf and twigs
via angelfish2222

But First, Coffee

September bullet journal coffee cover page
via bujobymar

Nature Inspired Bujos

September bullet journal  cover page nature
via kogeldagboek
September bullet journal cover page trees
via plannerbynea
via bumblebujo
September bullet journal  calendar monthly spread
September bullet journal weekly spread lion
via bumblebujo
September bullet journal cover page flowers
via strawberry_bananas

September Stag

September bullet journal monthly cover page stag

Cute Fall Themes – Mushrooms

A habit tracker page in a dot grid notebook with hand-drawn mushroom doodles.

I love using mushrooms as a theme in my September bullet journal. First of all, I see mushrooms all the time in September, so it makes sense! Secondly, mushrooms are super easy to draw. And the result is so cute!

A mood tracker page in a journal featuring 30 hand-drawn mushroom illustrations.
A september bullet journal cover page with printed text that reads "September" and a wreath of hand-drawn fall leaves, acorns, and mushrooms.
September bullet journal cover page with totoro characters and mushrooms
via jannplansthings

Autumn Leaves

A september bullet journal page with boho style leaves and hand lettering with coral orange and lavender purple markers.

I was inspired by one of thejournaltea‘s old posts to make this September bullet journal cover page which features boho style fall leaves. I like the color combination of the light orange and lavender purple. It’s a fun take on the classic autumn leaves motif and it also reminds me of the magic leaves in the wind from the movie Pocahontas!

September bullet journal cover page fall theme
via louise.dahle
September bullet journal monthly spread fall theme
via my_journaling_corner
A september bullet journal cover page with cursive text that reads "September" and a wreath of hand-drawn fall leaves and acorns.
I think you can never go wrong with some hand-lettering (I usually just try to do my best cursive lettering) and a doodle-y ornamental wreath as a monthly cover page. I use this cool circle-drawing tool to make circles in pencil first, then doodle over it with a fineliner. Once I’m done drawing all the little doodles, I just erase the circle.
September bullet journal monthly calendar spread autumn leaves and fall quotes with washi tape
via artsybec
September bullet journal doodles
via plan.tful

September Monthly Bujo Pages

Your monthly pages for September can also be decorated! Here are some monthly spread elements you can include:

  • title (September)
  • list-style calendar
  • goals section
  • tasks or to-do list section
  • habit tracker
  • September memories area

Plant Love

September bullet journal  monthly tracker
via prettyinkdiary

September Weekly Bullet Journal Pages

Your weekly pages for September (if you use them) will help you keep organized for the week or even the current day.

Tiny Leaves

September bullet journal weekly spread

September Weekly With Cherry Blossoms

September bullet journal themes weekly spread
via princechaa

September Habit Trackers

September is a great time to start new habits. Many people want to start new habits for January, only AFTER they’ve lived like there’s no tomorrow in December.

You can put yourself one step ahead by starting a new habit in September that’ll help you make it through the holiday months with the least amount of damage.

Some new habit ideas to consider are going to sleep earlier or create an exercise habit tracker.

Autumn-y Mood Tracker

September bullet journal mood tracker leaves leafs
via notesfromperry

Lanterns Habit Tracker

September bullet journal lantern theme habit tracker

Nature Inspired Bujo Trackers

September bullet journal habit tracker nature
via beth_tinuviel

Fall Leaf Mood Tracker

September bullet journal mood tracker leaf
via nessasplanning

September Bullet Journal ~ Summary

Fall is a popular theme for September bujo spreads. So anything with autumn leaves or other fall nature things like acorns, nuts, and deer.

I hope you found some wonderful ideas on this page. I’d love to show you more bullet journal themes and bujo page ideas!

Please pin this post to refer to later if you like it. 🙂

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