Best Journal Notebooks to Buy This Year

Best Journal Notebooks to Buy This Year

Where did 2023 go? Seriously, just yesterday I was hoarding the best journal notebooks and now I’m hoarding another set. I can’t survive a year without a journal notebook because I like writing notes and stories, even if it’s just a simple conversation that I had one day.

From blank pages to thought-provoking guided journals, check out my picks for the best journal notebooks to buy this coming year.

Best Journal Notebooks to Buy

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PAPERAGE Lined Journal Notebook

If you’re looking for a simple lined journal notebook, this one from PAPERAGE is the one. Apart from being the #1 best-seller on Amazon, it also comes in 18 pretty colors. Plus, it costs less than $10! It also comes in bundles in case you’re planning to buy these as gifts.

HUSTLE Co. Thick Hardcover Journal Notebook

With a deluxe 120 gsm paper, this journal from HUSTLE Co. is everything. There’s an inner pocket and a built-in pen holder on the side for easy note-taking. You also have four classic colors to choose from.

Leather Journal Writing Notebook

Handmade with genuine leather, this journal notebook from CooLeather features premium kraft pages and hand-stitched binding that make this perfect as a travel diary, daily journal, or even sketchbook.

This would look really good with vintage art journal materials.

Gratitude Journal for Women

If you’re on the hunt for a guided journal, this gorgeous guided journal from RYVE features gratitude prompts, affirmations, self-reflections, habit tracking, priority-setting pages, and more.

RETTACY Dotted Notebook

For bullet journaling, this one from RETTACY is ideal as it includes 120 gsm paper and uses a premium hardcover. Also choose from seven gorgeous colors! What I like about dotted pages is that you can also use it as a planner or for to-do checklists.

Beechmore Books Ruled Notebook

With hardcover vegan leather and 120 gsm cream lined paper, what’s not to like? This journal from Beechmore Books is also my pick for gifting as it comes in an elegant box.

Beyong Leather Writing Journal

If you’re looking for a vintage style, blank page journal, I highly recommend this one. The easily refillable pages also come in handy. You also have the option to choose from 5 inches and 7 inches size.

A5 Lined Leather Journal Notebook

I’m obsessed with this leather journal notebook and its functional cover. The paper is also supposedly ink-proof so say goodbye to unwanted pen bleeding and feathering.

ArtFan Store Ruled Notebook/Journal

I like how mysterious this ArtFan journal notebook looks with its celestial, premium leather cover. It also comes in 9 designs.

Vintage Travel Diary

Here’s another vintage-style journal notebook that really caught my attention. The cover is handmade in Italy, with bonus features of a pen loop, inner pocket, and elastic closure.

The Best Journal Ever

Another guided journal for self-discovery, the Best Journal Ever promotes motivation, productivity, and wellness in one. Expect the pages to be as straightforward as the cover.

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Which of these is your best journal notebook pick? To help you decide, read my art journaling tips and guide.

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