My BuJo Cleaning Schedule

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There are so many ways that I use my journal to help organise mundane tasks… however, in the most part,  scheduling home chores had completely passed me by!

Last weekend I was ‘busy’ scrolling through pages on Instagram and stumbled across MrsHinchHome a page run by Sophie Hinchcliffe who admits she is “cleaning mad”… Sophie has 1.2 million followers who call themselves the #hincharmy!

Sophie’s page and dedication to the cleaning cause inspired me to create a cleaning schedule of my own!

I started by thinking about what tasks I needed to complete in the home and how frequently they needed to be done. I jotted down on a post it note all of the tasks I could think of and found that they fell into 4 main categories; daily, weekly, bi weekly and monthly.

I then used these categories to create my master page, shown below:

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For the weekly, bi weekly and monthly jobs I have added in a tracker at the base of each box so that I can keep track of when things are done.

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I created this spread with the help of my MVP and Weekly stencils. These were used to help draw the bunting at the top of the page, and the banners for each box.

As always, I used a black Staedtler Triplus Fineliner* to draw out the spread and Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils* to add colour.

I then added it a little quote “I love cleaning – said no-one, ever” and some fun doodles of cleaning supplies to jazz it up a little.

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I have since shared this on my own Instagram page and my lovely followers pointed me towards another great page to follow for cleaning inspo: the_organised_mum.

Gemma’s page encourages you to #rockthehousework in 30 minutes a day… I really love this approach of getting things done by breaking it down into small manageable tasks… kind of similar to the Bullet Journal approach right??

So as I’m writing this post it is #cleansheettuesday so I intend to get up off the sofa, get those beds stripped and tick that task off of my to do list for the week!

A huge thankyou to @mrshinchhome and @the_organised_mum for their inspiration! If you want to check out their blogs/pages I have popped their links below!

www.theorganisedmum.blog

www.instagram.com/mrshinchhome

Big Love

Jo

xoxo

I live in Essex in the UK with my gaggle of furry friends including Daisy the dog. I have had lifetime passion/obsession for beautiful stationery and to do lists which has lead me to the wonderful world of Bullet journals. When I first starting bullet journaling it struck me the lack of UK based resources for journal accessories which lead me to create my own. I know have my very own webshop selling my hand made journal stencils and ship all over the world and am just as enthusiastic as I ever was about stationery and organisation!!

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