Add a patriotic touch to your bullet journal with these 4th of July Doodles complete with step-by-step illustrated instructions.
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I love 4th of July!
Pretty much my entire life, my family has made 4th of July a major event. Think hundreds and hundreds of dollars in fireworks, barbecue and sides for days, and never-ending drinks.
My husband and I have continued the tradition with our own little family. Although I’ll admit, since having kids, fireworks like mortar shells and missiles do freak me out. I always picture them tipping over and shooting at my children.
This year will be different. We are planning a camping trip over the fourth, which means no fireworks, but still a satisfying amount of good food, good friends, and good drinks.
Plus hopefully some amazing sunshine and tan lines. Have I told you how obsessed I am with Maui Babe Browning Lotion? Simply sitting in my backyard for 20-30 minutes a day has given me the deepest golden-brown tan I’ve ever had.
But, all of this doesn’t mean I won’t be preparing my bullet journal for a patriotic week… or month. I haven’t decided yet. So, in preparation, I thought I would share some super fun 4th of July doodles with you that you can use in your bullet journal.
Not celebrating the 4th of July? Check out these 10 step-by-step summer doodles for your bullet journal.
Patriotic Bullet Journal Supplies
If you prefer using stickers, washi tape, or stencils rather than freehanding doodles, I found a few supplies that fit the occasion.
If you don’t have any yet, you may also want to snag some colored pencils or markers to give your doodles the perfect dose of red, white, and blue.
You can check out my post on the best bullet journal supplies on Amazon for some great recommendations.
But, for simplicity’s sake, I want to share two of my favorite inexpensive supplies for coloring in doodles.
Of course, I love my Tombow Dual Brush pens, but they are pricey and may not be an option. So, coming in a close second are the Crayola SuperTips. They have a relatively small nib for coloring, provide vibrant colors, and don’t soak through pages.
If you aren’t a fan of markers, I highly recommend this 100 Pack of Crayola Colored Pencils. I just picked this box up from Amazon and am pleasantly surprised by the quality for the price you pay. They aren’t an artist quality soft-core pencil. But, they do provide good coverage with fairly good payoff. Great for doodles.
Step-by-Step 4th of July Doodles
Let’s jump into these 4th of July Doodles that you can use to decorate your July Monthly Spread or weekly spreads.
I have created illustrated instructions for each doodle. Follow the points below to use the following illustrative guides.
- Red represents new lines
- Black represents lines drawn in previous steps
- Dotted lines represent where you should use pencil first
Hot Dog Doodle
4th of July Banner
Which of these doodles will you be incorporating into your July Bullet Journal Setup? Let me know in the comments below and be sure to share this post with your friends on Facebook or Pinterest.