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 →
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 write bounce with micron fineliner in bounce 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. But these bullet journal mistakes can be fixed!  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,Read 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 →
20 Bullet Journal Monthly Cover Page Ideas

Monthly cover pages serve more than just a way to mark the beginning of the month. They set the tone and the theme for the entire month. While not a required page in a bullet journal it is a useful page to start off a new month. It’s like creating a fresh start from the previous month. Especially if you are using a new theme. In your own monthly pages do not be afraid to get creative. Use doodles, quotes, or even a full on theme. Creating a cover page for your monthly layout helps you to stick to a chosen theme throughout the month.Read More →

Drawing pretty typography and quotes in bullet journals is something most of us will get into at some point. Quotes can be motivating or comforting depending on the quote. Either way it is one of my favorite ways to add a bit of creativity in my journal. Today I want to show you some creative ways you can add quotes to your bullet journal to help motivate you and keep you going. It’s your journal so go with what you like and what will work for you. If you love writing quote pages in your journal you might want to consider getting a second journalRead More →
Bullet Journal New Year Cover Ideas

Bullet journal new year cover pages are a fantastic way to start your bullet journal for the new year. They can represent a hope, be funny, be minimalist or just simply be a starting off point for the year. There are a few reasons why you should have a new year cover but I know what you are actually here for. You want the new year cover inspiration. Before we get started here is a list of my recommended supplies. Recommended Products Journal Stencils Fine Point Pens Micron Fine Line Set Pens Tombow Fudenosuke Soft And Hard Tip Brush Pen Tombow Brush Pens Washi TapeRead More →
Bullet Journal Fruit Themes - How To Draw Fruit in your Bullet Journal

For people who are brand new to bullet journaling I usually recommend that you start off with a minimalist theme for the first month or two. This will get you in the habit of using your bullet journal every single day. When you are ready to start using themes and want to get more creative, fruit doodles are the way to go. Especially for those who are learning to draw. Fruit doodles are easy to make while still being bright and pretty in a bullet journal. Different Ways To Use Fruit Doodles In Your Bullet Journal I’m not going to blab on forever before gettingRead More →
40 Bullet Journal Winter Doodle Ideas

Fuzzy sweaters, hot drinks, lighting the fireplace, and glitter falling from the sky. These are the things that I absolutely love about winter. So in anticipation for this season I am sharing some bullet journal winter doodles. When doodling you can do one of two things. Either practice all your doodles on one page in your journal or practice in a separate notebook. No matter what practice in pencil and fill out in your marker or colored pencils later. Popular colors for winter doodles are blues, purples, and of course green and red. This of course doesn’t mean you need to stick to these only.Read More →

Roses are an extremely popular theme among bullet journalers. There are about a dozen different ways you can draw roses. I’m showing you the top 5 ways on how to draw roses. So if you are using them as doodles or intricate designs for your bullet journal there are a few different ways you can put roses into your bullet journal. I’m also sharing some of my favorite rose themes from some of the best of the best in bullet journal artistry. While some of the ways you can draw roses are similar there is something to be said about each drawing. Just like inRead More →
Bullet Journal Halloween Doodle Ideas

I love Halloween doodles. They are fun to create, to color, and can be as creepy, cartoonish, or beautiful as you wish. October is usually when the Instagram feeds fill up with original Halloween doodles. I even created a few of my own with how to’s for this post. Doodles are more than just funny cartoon drawings, they can look realistic too. Doodles can be any type of idle drawing. You don’t think about a doodle too much you just kind of go with the flow of the drawing. As always make sure you sketch out in pencil first and then fill it in withRead More →
Bullet Journal Banners and Headers Ideas

Every now and then we need to spark some creative juices in ourselves so we go searching for ideas and inspiration. Bullet journal banners and headers are the perfect place to start. Here you can find all the many different ways that you can title your pages and spreads. All of us at some point will want pretty headers and banners for our bullet journal pages. If you are not familiar with brush lettering or creating banners I highly recommend you practice them on extra paper, in a practice journal, or in a drawing notebook. This will help you to perfect your style before committingRead More →
Bullet Journal Wreath Doodle Ideas

Wreaths are one of the most popular designs to use in a bullet journal. They add just the right amount of art to your spreads, are easy to create, and can be extremely creative. Wreath doodles in your bullet journal are a fantastic way to mark the beginning of a new month or to highlight something in a weekly spread. I highly recommend purchasing and inexpensive compass to help create wreaths. This helps you get the wreath perfectly circle and in the center of the page. This is the one I use. The first thing you should understand about your wreaths is they don’t haveRead More →

Harry Potter is a favorite fandom of mine. So, it only makes sense for me to do a Harry Potter bullet journal theme post, right? I have rounded up some of the best Harry Potter doodles and spreads to draw inspiration from. I plan on doing a Harry Potter theme in my own bullet journal in November. I am currently reading through the Harry Potter books for the first time after seeing the movies several times. I have to say I am loving the books and highly recommend reading them. Harry Potter Doodles & Spreads If you are planning on doing Harry Potter Spreads inRead More →

When you are looking for bullet journal inspiration you need to know the best places to find it. While I’m hoping to build this blog to be a huge source of inspiration for all your bullet journal needs I want to help you find more. Today I am showing you 20 of the best Instagram accounts to follow for bullet journal inspiration. Before we start diving into these bullet journal accounts though I would like to talk briefly about creativity and art. Do not ever compare your art skills to that of another. Art is not something that is comparable because each person will haveRead More →

A huge part of bullet journaling is the lovely doodles that you can put into your journal. What if you lack artist skills? There is hope! I went through Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube and found some of the best of the best in how to bullet journal doodle accounts and videos. While not all the accounts are solely about doodling, all have some pretty awesome guides teaching you how to doodle yourself. Even if you currently do not have any artistic skills at all. Artists are not born with a natural gift to draw. We learned to draw and continued to practice. No matter whatRead More →

If there is one thing bullet journalers love it’s picking, designing, and creating a theme every month for their spreads. Bullet journal themes give you a uniform look throughout the month and are super fun to design. If you need some bullet journal inspiration for your bullet journal setup you’ve come to the right place. It’s not uncommon to go to pick a theme and have your mind go completely blank. This is why I have created a comprehensive list complete with examples to some super popular themes that you can use throughout the year. Coming Up With Bullet Journal Themes I want to discussRead More →
20 Bullet Journal Autumn Theme Ideas

I am married to summer. However, every year I have a love affair with fall. This year I am getting a little more festive with my bullet journal as well. Today I’m sharing some inspirational autumn spreads for bullet journals. [disclosure] I love the smell of pies baking in the oven. The reddish orange color the mountain turns. Cooler nights around a fire pit. These are all things that I adore about Autumn. Your bullet journal will probably become more of an important tool for your everyday use this time of year as well. With school starting, holiday’s coming, and no more lazy summer daysRead More →