How to Make a Project Journal

Whether you’re making a project journal for yourself, as a gift or you want to sell money journals, this video gives you the tips and suggestions you need. Plus, using tools like Canva makes it super easy to create a journal for personal or commercial use…and fast. You can even use our templates to make it even easier.

What is a Project Journal and Why Would You Want to Keep One?

A project journal can work as a documentation tool to record key information, progress updates, and reflections related to a specific project or task.

You could make niche specific project journals to focus on home projects, business projects, school projects, community.

It can be used for the brainstorming, planning, execution and evaluation stage of a project. Such journals can help people keep organized, track project development, and learn from their experiences, enabling better decision-making and the successful completion of their endeavors.

A project journal could also include pages to manage the various stages of a project, include a goal setting sheet, project tracker, reflections on what they’ve learned and more.

Prompts could include coming up with project ideas, better planning of projects, reflection on mistakes and success.

If you want to learn more about making journal prompts, read or watch our journal prompt creation tutorial. Then, let's move onto making your journal.

How to Create a Project Journal Using Canva

Project Journal Customizations

The video at the top of this page shows you edit your project journal cover, by customizing fonts, understanding layers, adding text and images.

It also demonstrates creating a "Project Reflection" page for your journal and includes other journal customization tips.

To make it easier to get started, creating our own money journal for commercial or personal use, we have the templates to get you started.

Let us help make fast work of creating and publishing your project journal to help you and/or your customers manage their projects and create more successful projects.

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