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BEACH TIME SPREAD

It's been a long long winter and I cannot wait to go to the beach and soak in the sun! My early excitement had me working on this summery spread right away! To begin, choose a layout and the elements you want on your monthly spread like trackers, notes, lists....

MOVIE NIGHT WEEKLY SPREAD

Did you ever collect ticket stubs? I always did when I went to the movies with loved ones or the first-day-first-show of a long awaited blockbuster. Looking back at them makes me reminiscent of good old times. These tickets are my inspiration for this weekly spread. Let’s begin by....

MOVIE NIGHT WEEKLY SPREAD + MOOD TRACKER

Do you struggle with all the extra space when the month ends on a short notice? Haha yes, this May ends on a Tuesday and for someone that journals it’s a multitude of possibilities with....

MOVIE NIGHT MONTHLY SPREAD

Heading to the movies today may look very different from what they used to be, but let's take a retro spin on it and create a monthly spread based on this theme! For this spread I settled on making a stage as....

HAPPY CAMPER WEEKLY SPREAD 2

Let’s set up an easy and functional spread for April! Start off by outlining and then colouring in some grass at the bottom of the page. Adding in jagged lines to the top of the grassy area to make it look more dynamic and....

HAPPY CAMPER WEEKLY SPREAD

We are going to draw each day of the week as a map. They can all be a different size, and angled slightly in different directions to make the page more dynamic. Since it might get messy with the maps overlapping, let’s start with....

HAPPY CAMPER MONTHLY SPREAD

This simple and fun layout takes 30 minutes or less to make! I used Zebra clickart markers in green, blue and brown. They are very smooth to draw with and don't bleed through the page. Let’s get started with the most....

MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL MOOD TRACKER

Join me as I show you how to set up this roller coaster mood tracker inspired by this thought:
Life is a roller coaster with many ups and downs. But no matter where you are on the path, keep pushing forward and....

MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL WEEKLY SPREAD

This weekly spread takes 20 minutes or less to set up and is super simple to make, especially if you are short on time! I’m starting off by writing the name of the month and week on the left side of the spread. I used brush lettering....

MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL MONTHLY SPREAD

Making a scenery background for my spreads is so much fun, especially with these cute stickers to bring it to life! This monthly layout is going to be part of a very special carnival surrounded by food and fun rides! To start off....

UNDER THE SEA MOOD TRACKER

I started by drawing the sandy floor, which took up roughly 1/6th of the page. I went straight to the pen instead of pencil, but feel free to use the pencil first if you aren't feeling risky! Drawing the stones and seaweed first....

UNDER THE SEA WEEKLY SPREAD

Since my days this week weren’t going to be extensive, I gave more space to my lists. I divided the page into two horizontal sections with both the thin and the thick washi tape to make it more dynamic. The top part....

UNDER THE SEA WEEKLY SPREAD 2

For the layout I decided to keep it similar to the other spreads for this month: an under the sea scenery as the background. To keep things simple I drew the layout freehand. It’s okay if it is imperfect, just imagine it....

UNDER THE SEA MONTHLY SPREAD

I wanted a unique background for my monthly 'Under the Sea' calendar, so I made my spread sit on the sandy ocean floor where sea creatures and hidden treasures lay! I started by pencil sketching the....

COZY BAKERY MOOD TRACKER

To make the mood tracker spread I chose to embelish it with awnings as it looks like a small bakery shop and suits this month's theme Cozy bakery. I began by sketching out the spread and used 5x5 grids based on....

COZY BAKERY WEEKLY SPREAD

I made little bake shops for each day of the week in my first weekly spread - it's the same idea as the monthly spread but just more of them! I placed 3 shops on the left side of the page, and 4 on the....

COZY BAKERY MONTHLY SPREAD

The monthly spread I made is my standard 5x5 dots size, in this case I made the weekends a 4x5 since it’s more chill and there’s less to do. I will remind you many times throughout my tutorials: there is no right or....