I can not – CAN NOT believe that this is our 3rd pink bullet journal week. I really can’t believe how far we have come – our 3rd pink week! So thank you to all the amazing humans that are reading this right now – yes you. Thank you for making this journey a reality for us. So here it is 70+ Pink bullet journal layout ideas from September! We have super charged this awesome post with pink bullet journal ideas and also a link to our previous pink posts! Link our favorite “pink flamingo bullet journal ideas!”
So granted – I am now starting to run out of ideas about what to write – so as always – lets start with our top 10 favorite pink spreads from this month!
Ok! So lets change this up and head straight into our favorite pink items for this week!
Amazing facts about the color pink!
1. Hitler Helped Solidify It As "Feminine"
The Nazis targeted homosexuals during World War II, forcing them to wear pink triangles on their concentration camp uniforms. Because of this, the same image is used today as a symbol of gay pride.
2. Except In Japan, Where It's Considered Masculine
The pink blossoms of the cherry tree are said to represent the souls of fallen Samurai here.
I really loved this color as a fun way to add some gorgeousness into your bullet journal spreads!
So I though as something different, and the fact that is it the first time we are circling back on a topic lets talk about the psychology of pink! I grabbed this from "Colour Psychology". This week we did pink bullet journal spreads from around the world
Pink is a very contradictory color. Its meaning can depend greatly on the culture and context in which it is presented. It can be linked to feminine and masculine, shallowness and tenderness and many other things. Let’s take a look at the associations that pink has.
In the Western world, pink is primarily a female color. A lot of products geared for women and girls use pink heavily to indicate the gender they are targeting. However, this strong division wasn’t always the case and is not universal. In other cultures, like Japan, pink is associated with masculine traits.
Like red, pink is related to love. However, while red represents passion, pink stands for tenderness. It is a love focused on being intimate with each other, careful and thoughtful. This is a color that represents a gentle type of love. It is associated with nurturing, so it’s not only used for romantic love, but also for familiar love.
Pink is a color that has a calming effect on people. It is not aggressive like red, but rather suggests safety and vulnerability. In small doses, pink calms people, but if it is overused it can lead to irritation and inspire feelings of weakness, especially in men.
Pink can be linked to childhood sweetness and innocence, appearing sometimes as naïve or silly. Pink is a color that suggests vulnerability and youth.
To say that someone is seeing the world through rose-tinted glasses means that they are seeing it with excessive optimism. Pink is a color that represents hope, but sometimes it can be associated with not seeing the negative aspects of reality.
Variations of Pink
Stronger shades like fuchsia have been linked to confidence and energy, but also to shallowness and being “girly” more than feminine. Brighter shades are often used for girls’ toys and so have an association with being childish or immature. Calmer shades suggest tenderness, care, calmness and female strength.
Positive and Negative Aspects of Pink
Pink has many positive associations. It is a calming, non-threatening color. It is linked to innocence, hope and optimism. It also represents positive aspects of traditional femininity like nurture and kindness. Its negative sides are that it can seem weak, vulnerable and silly. It is also linked to shallowness and not seeing reality.