My bullet journal 2018 | Glücksgeist 

I started my very first bullet journal last year. I had so much fun playing around with different pages, but I didn’t really use it on a day to day basis. I wanted to change that for this year and create a fresh new journal which I actually would use.

You can do so many things with your bullet journal. I decided to do one for my blog, so I can be super organized with my posts and Instagram pictures. I also love to have a place where I can be creative and take loads of notes so I really wanted to include these things to my journal as well.

I found this amazing little notebook for 2 Euros at my local DM (like Superdrug) and totally fell in love with it. They have loads of different designs but who doesn’t love flamingos, so I had to pick this one and I ended up getting a marble one as well. I love that you can add a photo or multiple little ones to the front page. You can always change them and it makes this journal so much more exciting. I chose two of my favourite Polaroids from last year for my front page.

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Every book needs an Index, at first I thought I skip this but it comes in very handy, so I recommend creating one. I took the pictures for this post a few days ago and I already filled so much more in, so just keep your eyes out on my Instagram to see updated photos of it.
One thing I really wanted to have in my journal was a monthly planner where I can plan all of my blog posts. Before I just planned them on WordPress but always ended up changing the dates and it got quiet confusing. I love how simple but amazing this little planner is and yes, I already planned my posts until March. I really like having a little bit of space to add notes so I left half of a page empty to be able to write things down. And I saw Lilly Pebble’s bullet journal video where she shared her PTS method. I loved it so much that I added it to my journal as well. P stands for Photos, T for Text and S for Scheduled. You write these letters behind each posts when you finished adding your Photos and Text and when you scheduled your post. Such a smart idea.

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One blog post that I write every single month is my monthly favourites post. Because I do this every month I wanted to have a few pages where I can write down things I loved the past month. It’s also really nice to see if I have talked about a certain thing before and it’s just so much more organized. I really like to be prepared and have things organized so this is perfect for me.
I also kept a few pages empty so I can write down blog post ideas or things like that. Everybody needs some Notes pages, am I right?

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Although I love being organized and having lists and stuff like that, I also wanted to have a sort of creative bullet journal. I didn’t want to use it just for planning purposes, so I created this monthly happy journal. It works super simple, I basically write down one or things that made me happy every single month. I think this is such a nice little cute thing to do each day and I can’t wait to share my first happy journal month review in February.
I am definitely not a super talented drawer but I like to doodle around every now and then so I took a few pages for a more creative activity.

I am sure there will be more pages added to my journal but for now that’s all I got in there. I hope you enjoyed this very first post in 2018. Let me know what you think of it in the comments below.

Love, x

 

 

Mint green stripes | arty Monday | Glücksgeist 

So I watched the new video from Rosie (MsRosieBea) on YouTube and she was wearing a mint green jumper in it. I fell in love with the colour of the jumper and totally have a new obsession now. I really wanted to buy that jumper but then it inspired me to do this painting.

As most of you know I have a huge obsession with stripes. I love them, I buy them and I wear them. So of course I had to create a striped painting at some point. But I also love polka dots and I love the mixture of stripes with them.

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So I mixed my mint green paint together and started with this painting, which is one of my favourites now! I am super happy with how it turned out, so thank you Rosie for the inspiration!

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I loved the plain look of my painting but I really wanted to have a nice quote on it. I searched for nice cute quotes and I found two which I absolutely love. I couldn’t decided between them, so I just took both of them, one for each side.

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As always let me know what you think of my painting in the comments below.

Love, x

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Pink Pineapple| Arty Monday 

I am enjoying this series on my blog so so much!! I love to be creative and I finally started painting again at the beginning of November. I really forgot how calming it is and it’s just such a nice thing to do and yes! I am a little bit obsessed with it.

As most of you know I am doing an advent calendar for my mum this year. I am nearly finished with it but I also wanted to incorporate a painting I drew myself. I think that’s just something really nice to do and something really personal.

 

My mum loves pineapple so I went for a pink, pastel, pineapple-y theme. I really hope she likes it! I am really happy with it and yes, can’t wait to give it to her.

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If you’re wondering how I created this piece, I basically coloured the whole thing pink and blue. Then I printed a photo of a pineapple. I placed the pineapple on top of my painting and then took a red colour and painted on top of it. After that I let it dry and added glue onto the pineapple shape. I took some gold glitter and sprinkled it over that area and finished was my painting.

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As always let me know what you think of it in the comments below.

Love, x

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Black, white and butterflies | arty Monday 

Last week I showed you my first painting that I painted myself because of my new obsession with Rosie from MsRosieBea. After I finished my first painting, I immediately wanted to create another one and that’s what I did.

I wanted to go for a different vibe this time and I also wanted to include a print in my painting. After a few hours of looking through my photos I chose one and I am really happy with it.

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I glued it on and then started to paint. I wanted to have a dark and light side with some pastel and red colours. I didn’t think about a specific meaning but I guess we all have light and dark moments in our life.

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I added some butterfly sprinkles because I love butterflies and to remember that we are all still growing.

Let me know what you think of this in the comments below.

Love, x

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