August 2019 Yellow Dot Cover Page - August 2019 Bullet Journal Layout

It has been a season of hectic schedules, stress, and emotionally exhausting events. So for my theme for August, I decided to switch things up and go with a minimalist theme based around a word.   Happy Theme After a stressful and exhausting couple of months, I really wanted to take a step back this month. Instead of picking a theme based around an object, I decided to use a word as my theme. This month is all about “happy.” The color yellow has always conveyed a sense of happiness to me. So I decided to do yellow dots for this month’s theme because it isREAD MORE

It’s so great to see some of the modern calligraphy we are seeing now in bullet journal spreads. Although, they can be tough, even for artists! It takes a lot of practice to get some of these techniques right, so I’m going to share some of my favorite lettering tutorials.    When you are starting off, its best to use something like Crayola Super Tips to practice with. They won’t last long, but they are inexpensive and they work really well for practice. You can get some here. Some choose to stick with the Crayola brand, and that is perfectly okay. They are great pens andREAD MORE
April 2020 Bullet Journal Cover

April is finally arriving and I don’t know about you but I have found that the first three months of this year could have been an entire year. The world is changing fast and trying to keep up in my bullet journal has been next to impossible. I wanted to adjust the way I bullet journal to keep up with my ever changing productivity levels in this period of time. I’m also adjusting to trying out a new schedule to help me stay on track with my work and household chores. Additionally, due to massive swings in my emotions in March, I’ve brought back myREAD MORE
21 Beautiful April Bullet Journal Ideas

April has arrived, Spring is here, and all is … stuck at home because of a virus. March was a crazy month and 2020 is shaping up to be a year none of us will forget. I actually stepped away from my normal bullet journal drawings in March because of the craziness in the world. My bullet journal because sort of a journal in this time and I haven’t drawn pretty much the entire month. With anxiety running rampant and the whole world being at my normal anxiety levels I’m starting to feel the artist tingle. You know that desire to drown out the entireREAD MORE

There are a lot of reasons to use washi tape in your bullet journal. Be it artistic flair, to cover mistakes, or to just make your spreads more interesting. If you are new to bullet journaling you’ve probably seen the colorful paper like tape used often on spreads. For many bullet journalers we use washi tape, stickers, and other easier design options so we can have a beautiful spread without spending loads of time on it. I personally used washi tape for the first time in my February spread. It was a nice change of pace and added a little something more to my minimalistREAD MORE
February 2020 Bullet Journal Layout and Setup - Book Theme

We have 29 days in February this year. That’s one extra day to make your goals a reality. One extra day to get in self care. One extra day to enjoy your family. This year my extra day will probably be spent on self care. That’s right instead of chasing my goals like I do almost every other day of the year, I will be turning into a blanket burrito. Curled up in bed, with my tablet, and reading for the entire day. So I decided to take my favorite self care activity and turn it into my monthly bullet journal theme for February. TableREAD MORE
How To Use Micron Fineliners In Hand Lettering

I am a huge Micron Fineliner fan. I actually use them for all my writing in my bullet journal. Lately I find myself mimicking brush lettering with it and to be honest it’s so much easier than actual brush lettering. Something happens to the bullet journaler who starts following other bullet journal accounts on Instagram. We start seeing these amazing fonts and want to learn how to do them ourselves. Here’s where the problem comes in, most of those fonts take a bit of time to learn. You have to practice them a lot to get them down. Especially the super pretty bounce lettering andREAD MORE
How To Fix Common Bullet Journal Mistakes

I know we all have a little bit of perfectionism when it comes to our bullet journals. There are small things that annoy us. These things include spelling mistakes, smudges, and pooling from marker ink. As an artist, I’m going to tell you something you don’t really want to hear. Art is rarely perfect. Art in a bullet journal will never be perfect. Perfection in art is an opinion held by the creator of the art. Most of us will see a bullet journal spread and think it looks great. As a bullet journaler with perfectionist tendencies, I’m here to offer some solutions to theREAD MORE
Bullet Journal Cover Page With Quote For January 2020 Coffee Theme

Seeing that it’s the beginning of a new year I found I decided to start it off right with a coffee themed bullet journal spread. I love coffee and can’t start my day without it so I decided to start my year a bit in the same way. This month I plan to slow it down a bit and enjoy more days on the sofa with a cup of coffee and my amazon fire tablet to read. The Amazon Kindle Unlimited plan allows me to read loads of free to read books. Last year, even with a busy schedule I read 17 books using myREAD MORE
Bullet Journal Setup for 2020

I can’t believe we are about two weeks out till 2020. Last year I didn’t start over in a new journal because I had a lot left in my last one. This year however I decided to start off with a new journal. I have to admit I’m usually one for using a journal until there are no more pages left but it feels nice to start fresh for the new year. Table Of Contents For returning visitors or if you are looking for something in specific here is an easy jump to table of contents for you. Just click the link and jump toREAD MORE