Things To Put in Your Book of Shadows

Can create your Book of Shadows or grimoire in a binder, notebook/bullet journal (dollar store to expensive), sketchbook, digital – word document/app/folder/online (if wanting to share), merging with your planner.

You do not need to put everything on this into your book. Only what is important to you and your practice. Things you could put in your book of shadows/grimoire. Can make your own correspondences to these, can use information during research.

If have a way you like doing spells or rituals – write a basic outline

Ideas of things you could do daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly

List of things you can get out in nature, dollar store, Etsy, subscription, etc

Affirmations

Altar Setups

Animal(s)

Ancestors and Ancestor work

Artwork

Astrology

Auras

Books

Book Blessings

Crafts/DIY

Candles – magic/colours/etc

Celebrations/Coming of Age Rites

Celtic trees of the year

Certain types of magic (money, protection, etc)

Chakras

Charge of the God and Goddess

Colour – magic/meanings/colour wheel/etc

Cord/knot Magic

Correspondence Tables

Crystals – connection to/connected to your deity/etc

Days of the Week

Elements – Fire, Water, Earth, Air

Ethics

Everyday witchy things to do

Fae

Flowers

Ghosts/Talking with the Dead

God(s)

Goddess(es)

Herbology

Herbs – in your area/ones you like/deity connection/etc

Holidays – Sabbats, birthdays, anniversary, other important dates to you

How To … (Cast a Circle/ Consecrate items/Ground and Center/etc)

Incense

Index

Invocations/Evocations

Laws of Coven/Tradition (if you are in/follow one)

List of your favorite Wicca/pagan etc websites

Magical Alphabets

Magical Definitions

Magical Rules

Magickal bucket list

Magickal goals

Meditations

Monthly Moon Names

Months of the Year

Moon Magic

Myths/Legends/Stories

Other divination method(s) that you use

Personal wishes

Plants

Planets and Planet magic

Prayers/Blessings/Chants

Psychic Protection

Quotes

Recipes – or have these in another book on own

Reiki

Runes

Sacred Texts

Seasons

Sigils (information and ones you use)

Spells

Spell writing

Statement of Beliefs

Symbols/Sigils and their meanings

Tarot

Tarot Spreads

Terminology

The Witches Rune

Tools of the Craft

Trees

Values

Wiccan Law and Rede

Witches Pyramid

Witchy self-care

Your dream sacred space (what does it look like? Feel like?)

Wigington, P. How to Make a Book of Shadows, April 25, 2019, https://www.learnreligions.com/make-a-book-of-shadows-2562826

ivythewitch, Items to include in your Book of Shadows, https://witchtips.tumblr.com/post/158489000665/items-to-include-in-your-book-of-shadows

moodymoons, 50 Prompts For Your Book of Shadows, April 6, 2019, https://www.moodymoons.com/2019/04/06/50-prompts-for-your-book-of-shadows/

HOW TO BUILD YOUR BOOK OF SHADOWS: THE OFFICIAL GUIDE FOR TYPE-A MYSTICAL WITCHES, https://www.hellanamaste.com/blog/how-to-build-a-grimoire

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