T here are a lot of journaling pens out there. But how do you know which ones are the best? Well, I have some good news for you.
I recently asked my Instagram followers which pens they LOVE to use in their bullet journal.
And guess what? I’ve summed up the top 10 answers below!
… but now I want to buy EVERY. SINGLE. ONE. 😜
Remember, it doesn’t matter if you are a beginner or an advanced journaler — all these pens are awesome.
Enjoy this collection and let everyone know what pens you recommend in the comments below!
Choose a category.
The Top 10 Pens
These pens received the highest reviews & ratings – everything from brush pens, to fine point and felt tips, to gel pens.
No Bleed Pens
These pens are perfect for bible journaling or other art on thin paper – look for quality gel pens and fine points that will keep your ink from smudging or smearing.
These guys are made for modern calligraphy, brush lettering or even designing your own fonts.
Check out the video to see my brush pens in action. 😉
If you’re on a budget, you can find these pens on Amazon (or at Target or Walmart) for an affordable price.
I’ve bought them all and use them for everyday journaling tasks.
Other Best Pens
Here are a few more options definitely worth mentioning – these guys are multi-use and can be used on a ton of different projects, so let your creativity run wild!
Alright, it’s time for my favorites! These are my go-to pens that I journal with all the time.
They are great for either beginners or advanced journalers… and they are worth every penny.
So it turns out you guys LOVE your Pilots! This brand came in 1st, followed by the Staedtler, Sakura, Papermate and Faber Castell.
Personally, the Tombow pens are my favorite for lettering – you can use the code LIFEBYWHITNEY15 at checkout if you shop at Tombow’s USA site. You’ll save 15%! 🙌
What pens do you use? Share with us in the comments!