As we approach the creepiest day of the year, I went creepy with my final weekly layout in my journal. Check out the how-to video below if you like it and want to recreate it in your own. I love using the MoxieRule Journal Rule for this sort of thing because it doesn't smear or ruin my Mildliners. The Daily Doodle today is a mummy too - they're everywhere! Eeeeeeeeek!
Often in the Fall, our dogs get skunked. It requires hours of clean up. Our house smells like burnt rubber for days. The insides of my nose burn. My eyes water.
But still, these guys are so darn cute. And they rid our flowerbeds of grubs. So... I'll doodle a stinker or two in my journal for good mojo and maybe our beasts will evade getting sprayed this year. Sounds like a plan.
Squeeeeee!! Cuteness overload! Today's Daily Doodle how-to is a hedgehog! Give this little guy/girl a home and liven up your October planner layout using this simple, easy to doodle doodle.
If you love what this little guy adds to your journal layouts, these animal and animal track bullet journal stencils can add more life, or signs of, to all your future spreads!
The wind is cool and the leaves are turning. Let's take a little outside and bring it into our bullet journal. Megan @megansonfireee created this cozy fall planner band to mark your page. This is a fast, easy and very satisfying DIY bullet journal project.
Without further ado, here's Megan.
I've got some serious inspiration happening with the change of seasons. I've also got a fully packed schedule and my bujo is taking a beating this month. I found myself flipping back and forth from my future log to my weeklies a lot recently. I suddenly needed a way to mark my sections and have it hold up if I tossed my bujo in my purse, so the Fall into Autumn - Little Leaves Planner band was born! This is a pretty quick project that can be done with supplies most planners already have on hand. Let's get started.
MoxieDori Little Leaves Stencil
Scrap paper in various prints or colors
Medium tipped pen
Planner band or elastic
Choose the leaves you'd like to use in your band and trace them out on your selected papers. I chose to leave off the stems since they are pretty delicate and I wanted this band to hold up.
Once your leaves are traced, add some veining and embellishments. I went with a mix between simple and somewhat realistic leaf lines. When you've added your details, cut out each leaf. I left a small border around each but do what speaks to you. Make it your own.
Arrange your leaves on a larger piece of scrap paper. I think a slight arc and some overlapping achieve a really great look. When your happy with your placement, tack each one into place with your glue runner. A glue stick or glue dots would also work well here.
Add some wording. I went with a faux calligraphy look for the word "fall." No special pens are required.
Trim around your entire piece. Again, I left a small border around mine to match the look of the leaves. Also cut out 2 tabs, approximately 1 inch in length and half an inch in width. We will use these to attach our piece to the planner band.
With your glue runner apply glue to the bottom and top ends of each tab. I placed my finger in the center of each tab and used that as my stopping point. You could also measure the width of your band or mark it off in the center of each tab. Just whatever you do, don't glue the entire tab. We want the band to be able to slide freely between the tabs. This way you can use it again in another project and it's neat and clean.
For this particular project I used a Happy Planner brand mini planner band and it's perfect size for my bujo. It's approximately 6 ¾ in length when laying flat. An elastic headband would probably work just as well. Or if your a real diy-er, you could make up your own band with double fold or craft elastic. Center the tabs over the back of your piece and the planner band and press firmly so the glue holds in place.
Enjoy! I slip this around my cover and my future log and have a clip marking my weeklies, it makes finding my most used pages a breeze. You could use this for a fun seasonal element on the outside of your bullet journal as well, laminating it would ensure it lasted all season. But for a pretty page marker, it's a quick and simple project. If you make a Fall into Autumn - Little leaves planner band tag me on Instagram at megansonfireee. I'd love to see your creations! ~Megan
We're members of a farm share and for the last few weeks, we've received an abundance of squash. I've made squash soup, squash bread, roasted squash, stuffed squash, and squash chili. Now we're to the point where I'm giving it away for free or using it for decoration - I can truly say we are squashed OUT. Definitely an October staple, today's doodle how-to is... SQUASH. (Lord, help me.)
Two for one today; again playing catch up. It's more challenging than you would think to carve out time to do something like this daily. I need a journal page to remind me to share these doodles for people's journals! Anyways we've got a spider to add to Day 17's web and a mushroom to place beneath both. Enjoy!
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