BROWSE BY TYPE

BROWSE BY TYPE

BROWSE BY THEME

BROWSE BY THEME

SWEETS SHOP MONTHLY SPREAD

I’ve been craving a lot of sweets lately which inspired this month’s theme Sweets Shop! So let’s draw some shops to house the sections on our monthly page! Using a pencil, let’s mark each section leaving some space at the top. I’m placing mine roughly in the middle spanning both pages. You can place it anywhere you like or even make it....

COZY CAT MONTHLY SPREAD

January is the coldest month of the year and all I want to do is get cozy in my favourite nook and read classics! That’s the inspiration for this month’s theme! Let’s get started on our monthly set up! First up let’s sketch the layout using a pencil. I’m going for a simple layout with my monthly grid to the left and a notes section on....

MAGIC CASTLE MONTHLY SPREAD

December always brings some magic with it and this time it’s filled with dragons, unicorns and all things magical! Keeping with the theme, let’s turn castles into our monthly spread! To start, let’s use a pencil to sketch the layout and draw some grass at the bottom. Next, let’s draw one tower for each section and add....

GAMING MONTHLY SPREAD

I had a lot of fun coming up with a gaming themed monthly spread! So let’s set it up together! We’re going to draw a simple version of the Nintendo switch and add a calendar where the screen is supposed to be. You can also draw a computer screen, a gameboy or anything else you like! Let’s start off by marking a 4 x 4 grid for....

HALLOWEEN MONTHLY SPREAD

It’s the Halloween month! I have so many costume ideas for this year and I turned some of them into fun stickers to add some spookiness to our journals! Let’s start off by using a pencil to mark out the monthly grid. I always use a 5x5 box for each day, 7 across and 4 down. Feel free to use any size that works for you! Since October....

HAPPY TERRARIUMS MONTHLY SPREAD

Autumn is one of my favourite times of the year and the one thing I always look forward to is pumpkin spice lattes! So let’s set up our journal to match the season! To begin, let’s decide on a layout and mark it with a pencil. I have a monthly grid with each box 5x5 dots in size, 5 rows and 7 columns wide. I also have a.... 

HAPPY TERRARIUMS MONTHLY TITLE / CALENDAR

Since a lot of you enjoyed the plants theme, we came up with terrariums for this month! They are so fascinating as you can see a mini ecosystem thrive for a long time all by itself! So let’s get started on terrarium themed tutorials for September. The first spread is the title page. I’m going to draw a simple window with a....

LEMONADE PARTY MONTHLY SPREAD

Lemons are very refreshing and they easily brighten up any summer day! So let’s have them brighten up our journals too! Start off by marking out the monthly grid with a pencil. Each box is 5x5 dots in size and since the grid is spanning both pages lets have a 5x5 grid on the left and extend it with a 2x5 grid on the ....

PICNIC DAY MONTHLY SPREAD

It's finally warm enough to have a picnic and enjoy the sunshine! …If you can ignore when it rains every other day in Toronto haha, but I choose to be optimistic as summer is just around the corner! I’m excited to set up our spread with a gingham pattern that undoubtedly states....

BEACH TIME MONTHLY 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 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 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 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 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 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....