Well, Hello, 2020! // January Bullet Journal Setup

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Well… 2020. You have a ring to ya!

Happy New Year, friends!

Have you ever accidentally taking a break? Well, I believe that hath happened to me the fine December past. XD Whoops!

Well, I’m back now, and I have a new bullet journal I really wanted to break in.

To start out, I want to show you my 2020 bujo! I’m thinking of a name, any suggestions?

I really wanted an Archer and Olive bullet journal. They’re just so beautiful, but they were constantly sold out, and they came back in stock the other day, but I wouldn’t have gotten one until mid-way through January, so maybe next year!

I found, after searching for “like journals” I found this Tekukor bullet journal on Amazon. Actually, i’m very well impressed. It’s very much similar to the A+O bullet journals: cloth cover with gold embossed design, 160 gsm paper (Ahh) and 192 dot grid pages. And it came in two days! (Can we take a moment to appreciate Amazon prime??)

If you’re thinking about getting a bullet journal, so far this, and Minimalism Art, are great ones!

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There’s always that one first page where only one side has dots, so I just put a opening page. I used a black Tombow dual brush pen, a hard tip (my sweet) Tombow fudenosuke brush pen, and a white signo broad gel pen.

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I added a short quote to start off the year, “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are” by Roosevelt.

To the right I have my “year at a glance” page.

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I use certain color for different things, such as Holidays, Events, and Birthdays. It’s also helpful for me to see what days are on what days of the week and such. I refer to it a lot throughout the year, it’s very helpful!

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Ah, now January, at last!

I used a little flower theme I made up I call “September” (you can see it here). I liked it best from 2019, so I chose it again for January. I put my calendar to the right, though I only fit 24 squares on the one page so could have enough room.

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I stretched the remaining days over to the next pages. Since I had extra room at the bottom, I put the goals froms the month of January down there, and added the same leaves as in the previous page.

My habits for the month (to the right) include 5 or more cups of water, reading my bible daily, practice all my instruments *sweats*, and my daily skin routine.

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I made a “to do” page and a “reminders” page side by side. I like how neat and simple it looks (now, at least. XD)

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This is my monthly money tracker, I started this in November and I really like it. It’s helpful to see the amount I spend and save.

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I made a page for books I want to read in 2020, so I’m hoping the books on these shelves will all have titles soon! I made this page into bookshelf form. It makes me happy to glance upon.

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My January letter tracker has the same green vine as the opening page, but otherwise, it’s fairly simple! I check the little “stamp” in the corner when I’ve responded. It’s very helpful for me, I often get lost in responding quickly or knowing if  I have or not. I wonder if I’ve ever sent a pen pal two letters with the same content. XD

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This is a new page I’ve added to my bullet journaling. I needed something to help me track savings, and what I’m saving for. I hope to meet my goals by 2021!

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My last pages are (left) my January blog post ideas page. I have a lot of ideas for the new year, but please be sure to let me know what you want to see! the next page, instead of “resolutions” I put 2020 hopes. (I don’t know, something about the word resolutions…)

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I hope y’all enjoyed seeing this, and let me know what you’re looking forward to for 2019–no, (ugh, we’re in for about 4 months of this. XD) 2020!

I hope you’re having a wonderful day!

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All of my  pictures are edited and fonts are from Canva. If you’re interested in trying out Canva, click this and check it out! I love it. You’ll also receive credits for exclusive graphics with every design you make using my link.

What are you looking forward to in 2020? Did you do a bullet journal this year? Which page was your favorite? What do you think of sauceless pizza?

A Clump Of Photos

Bonsior!

I have accumulated, in the past months, a large amount of, to the best of my knowledge, random photos of random things, and I thought it would be fun to pour them out here for you all to see!

I can’t really say that I know the meaning of all of them, but maybe I call leave that to you!

Also, do you like French? I am learning it now and quite enjoy it😁

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Sweet baby Everly, my Piano teachers daughter, that entered this world mere weeks ago.

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As you can tell by this delightful look on poor Maisy, She was really enjoying this wheelbarrow ride😃

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AHHH! Back when the beautiful golden leaves were still with us. *Tear slides softly down thy face*

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A fall photoshoot with my friend. Ah, we speak of autumn, yet again…

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Ahem. I am so sorry I don’t have an explanation for this. 😂

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Ah. Fluffy clouds.

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A photo on Christmas. Can you tell? (;

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AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH! A bookstore we stumbled upon in Jacksonville, AL.

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Hehe. We left my Grandparents house, and I only had these clean socks and these shoes, so I ended up with this. (I actually like it(: ) I matched the book store’s carpet😆

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A photoshoot with another friend. Oh, don’t you LOVE photoshoots?

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Maisy LOVES soccer. Evan and I play with her a lot, the actual game, AND SHE ALWAYS WINS. She can carry the ball in her teeth, and she can run SO FAST, that she just glides right by us into the goal!? SHE’S ALSO A GOALY. I’m not kidding. (😳)

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Look at these COLORS! Ah. Beautiful!

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There’s just something I love about this old plow. Hmm.

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MOSS! You all know about me and moss. Oh, my. 😍

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The pond at Golden Hour.

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GOLDEN HOUR!

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This is the sunset. I thought it looked pretty out of focus♥

Well, There’s some of the recent photos i’ve taken!

I hope you enjoyed. Have a good day!

~theJunebugblog

 

A Fresh Beginning

Hello, Dear Readers!

Can you believe it’s 2019?? Where did 2018 go? It feels like 2018 just zipped by, and I don’t know why! I hope your Christmas was Merry and Bright!

Oh dear. I’m speaking in rhyme. 😱

*Cough*

Hehe.

Well, I have been wanting to change my blog theme for quite awhile now, so why not a better time then the fresh start of a new year?

Well, I looked and looked for a long time to find the perfect theme for the style and personality of my blog here, and I think I’ve found it. I like a clean looking blog. (no colored writing or bright colors. Although, I had two bright colors in my previous theme🤔 Probably why I wanted to change it!)

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My Previous Theme (Dara)

As you can see from this picture, everything is kind of busy and scattered.

I looked and tested multiple themes.

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Button 2

I liked “Button 2,” but I felt like it was too similar to “Dara.”

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Sketch

I liked “Sketch,” too, but again, it just wasn’t quite right for me.

 

“Twenty Seventeen”

This one was just way too big. (The front page) You couldn’t see any of the content!

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Hemingway Rewritten

This one was cute, but still, just a teeny bit too big. And the widgets were very messy looking. (To me)

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Scratchpad

And this last one I saw I just loved! I love how it looks like a scrapbook!

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The widgets are so cute, and the different shapes are a mix of neat and artistic.

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And look! Tiny pencils in between posts! ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

What do you think of my new theme for 2019? Do you like it? Do you like any of the others? What kind of posts would you like to see from me?

Happy new year! New posts coming soooooooon!

 ~theJunebugblog 

Looking back: 2018

Hello!

Today, as 2018 is no longer, I am going to review the posts I did this {past} year! I love doing these kinds of posts. It’s so fun to look back!

#1.

 

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This was my first post in 2018. It was a collaboration of many different posts. (All of these pictures are linked, so check ’em out, ifn’s you can!)

#2

 

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This is my first “Art Day” in 2018. I shudder to see some of this artwork! (:

 

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This was one of my favorite posts to do. It was fun to make the things for the post!

 

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Another “Art Day.”

 

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Art

Yet Another…

 

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Woods, Rain and the Moon

Woods, Rain and the Moon. I really liked this one at the time!

 

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Some Different Things…

 

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Art Day, #10

 

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A roll-up pencil carrier that I made for a friend.

 

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Some pictures from our trip to Tennessee.

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A “Much Overdue Art Day,” So called (;

 

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Some Spring Photography(:

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Watercolor Place card Wreath Tutorial.

 

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“A Rainy Day in May”

 

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Chalk-paint piano transformation

I recently painted our piano…..

 

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My Friend and I made a Fort…

 

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My Story about our move, “Returning Home.”

 

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My Brush Lettering (the letter A) tutorial.

 

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Happy Birthday, Junebugblog!

 

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Looking Back: Summer.

 

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Fall/Random Photos.

 

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Christmas Countdown, Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, AANNNDD 17. Whew!

 

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I made a quick post on Christmas day.

Well, that is it! 38 posts in my first whole year! I hope for a year just as good as this past one!

Are there any posts you want to see from me this year? What was your favorite post in 2018?

Have a great start to this New Year!

~theJunebugblog