It’s proven in the sky. Well, um, the heat. It is rather hot. (:
Well, today is a day for art and things related! I have collected a few photos of letter art and some watercolorings and such. Let’s go, shall we?
I’ve been doing a lot of floral lately around the address and such.
I have a few questions about my one little yellow rose in the corner… XD
I have been making a few envelopes lately and it’s fun to use different scrapbook paper. I had this little “counting my blessings” sticker and I thought that would be a fun address sticker. (I’ve found it’s a tidbit difficult to write on this particular paper(: )
A little collection of a letter. I like sticking with a color theme for letters. I always like collecting little things like bookmarks, cute notecards, stickers, quotes, paintings, it’s fun to fill a letter with doo-da’s(:
Yellow has been a cheery color to me lately and I’ve been using it a lot. I like sunflowers a lot, so yellow + sunflowers, hmm? hmm? (:
A friend of mine had a birthday, so I made her a card. I stuck pretty simple for this one, but I enjoyed how it came out. Do you watercolor?
My friend Laura wondered if I would like to write three letters to some elderly people in an assisted living home, so I said yes! (: I made three different letters. Thanks, Laura! ‘Twas fun(:
I’ve been cutting pages of multi-media paper in half and doing watercolor borders. It adds a little somthin’ somthin’ (:
You know something that’s a little (fun, but) difficult? Teeth and watercolor. It’s a little tricky to make it look like teeth! Over all, I like how she turned out.
A watercolor tree. (:
Trees are tricky! (alliteration)
Quotes/verses on ATC’s are a fun thing to add in a letter. (Also fun to make!)
This is one of my favorite verses, and I thought I’d try a large-scale painting.
Someone asked me for a painting of a cake, so I made one(: Mm… now I want cake!
We also went to a Atlanta Braves game, to which my camera was present. We had the next row down from the highest seats. O.o My stomach got a little knotted up, ’twas quite high(:
I hope you’ve enjoyed this art post, and I hope you’re having a great day!
Do you watercolor? What’s your most used art supply? Do you write letters (contact(: )? Do you like chocolate? What’s your favorite baseball team?
Hello there! I hope everyone is having a great day!
I was filling out things in my bullet journal earlier and I was thinking, “What did I do before this!?” Bullet journaling has worked well and has been really fun in the process, and today I’m just going to share some various tidbits about it and why it works so well.
To start off, there’s something I always haven’t been extremely faithful about remembering: The bullet key.
This is a very helpful way to remember the importance, time, if you completed something, if you need to save, if you need to buy, if you need to check off your list kinds of things.
I always put mine in the front of my bullet journal so that when I need to go look for it, it’s not hidden away in the middle someplace.
I stuck to some basic ones, like “task done” “task completed” “important” “good idea” and such. I’ve heard of other people doing a lot more things in order to help them remember.
If you’re just starting out with bullet journaling, or even if you’ve done it for awhile, this is still very helpful. The key, and the whole bullet journal as a matter of fact, is completely customizable to your own taste.
Now, when I first started bullet journaling, I didn’t have something that I really like now, a content page/index.
My newest bullet journal, the one I’m in now, has one and it’s one of the most helpful things in it. (click HERE to see my Bullet Journal)
Habit Trackers are probably my most helpful and favorite things in a bullet journal, because when they’re finished (especially if you didn’t miss a day) they look really neat, and they make you want to do that thing to be able to fill it in.
I’ve done all kinds; ones where you fill it in with certain colors, others its own separate box with a favorite black fineliner.
I really like to do a goals page. It’s always fun to see, at the end of the month, what goals you met.
Creating “TO-DO” lists for the month and cleaning plans are always great and very efficient and good to do ahead of time and to be able to add to later, because you can take a glance, go do something on your list, come back and check it off.
The main thing about a bullet journal that is so great is that it’s all in one. You get planner, calendar, to-do’s, goals, a journal (if you add that), in one book, and the good thing is that it’s only one book!
Hehe, I know I just said that twice, but that’s really the best thing about it. Instead of opening five different sources to check off or see various things, the all-in-one is so great. I prefer a A5 size journal because if you need to take it anywhere it isn’t too big.
Something else I prefer is a dotted grid. This is just me, but when I create a grid or calendar or do brush lettering, I don’t like doing it over back black lines. There are also square grids. I prefer a dotted grid that isn’t too noticeable, but it’s not just a blank piece of paper. (A grid really helps with lines and writing)
I have a lot of pens I use when bullet journaling, but some of my favorites are my *Tombow Dual brush pens. These are water-based, brush and bullet nib pens that are great for writing, doing brush lettering, or coloring in certain things. They blend really well, too, which is something fun for your bullet journal’s look.
Some of my other favorites are my *Pigma Microns in black. Ah! I love these. They last long time and are great for writing and drawing grids.
I love to use a kneaded eraser and just a regular light pencil (like a 4H or 2H) to sketch out my designs. This is probably you have around your house!
And we can’t forget a good ‘ole ruler!
I hope this post was helpful and that you enjoyed it! Let me know what you would like to see next. More posts of the like?
Have a wonderful day!
What posts would you like to see next? Where does school start around your area? Do you like to shop for school supplies? Do you have a bullet journal? What’s your favorite Icecream flavor?
I wanted to stick to this theme, so I tried to make the orange the habit tracker, but it backfired a little😂 It didn’t quite turn out as I thought, but to still worked out okay.
My habits this month are
• Drink 5+ cups of water daily
• Read my bible every day
•Clean my room every day
• My daily skin routine
•Play piano daily for 1+ hours
This is my August letter tracker, which I stuck to the theme for. I will write the names in a yellow or orange so it’s a little colorful. For the tops of the pages where the things are labeled, I stuck to one design: A melon color Tombow brush pen (here) with the Tombow Fude soft o’er top (here). I’ve been doing this a lot lately. ’tis fun!
Goals for the month. I’ve been doing this layout for awhile. It works quite nicely if you’re trying out new things!
The TO-DO’s for the month.
And the blog post ideas for the month. Don’t worry, I have some written down(:
I’m doing the 31 day (bible) writing plan, to which I’m looking forward to.
I added in a little wash tape collection so I could see what I’ve got. I put them in as if they were on a clothesline(:
I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing this August setup! What was your favorite part? Do you like lemons and oranges?