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DIY Reusable Bag: BUJO•Produce•More!

Do you ever find that when you are getting ready to go shopping or to the park or wherever you decide to go, that you feel like you’re missing something? We’ve gotten into trying to reuse more and decrease waste. I decided the best way for me to do that was to make a quick DIY reusable bag.
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DIY Bullet Journal Watercolor Background with Markers | Bujo Hack

Have you ever been searching Pinterest or scrolling through your social media feed and seen beautiful bullet journal spreads filled with effortless watercolor beauty? I have. But most of the time I only bring my marker case with me when I’m on the go, rather than a full watercolor set. I *accidentally* figured out a hack that makes your regular water based markers look like gorgeous watercolors.

Here’s how I began

I started out with a blank page in my journal and actually used tape to keep my pages level while I worked.

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PROTIP: If your tape is really sticky or you are worried about it ripping your pages, you can stick the tape on a piece of fabric to lessen the stick before sticking it to the paper.

Once I had a flat surface to work with (that wouldn’t be bubbling with the addition of water), I took a sticky note and covered it in packaging tape to make a surface that would resist my markers.

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Next, I scribbled the colors I wanted to use on the packaging tape sticky note.

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Once I had my ink on the tape ready to go, I dampened my page with water (I applied my water with a damp tissue to avoid over-soaking my page).

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Then, I pressed the packaging tape sticky note with marker side down and gently but firmly pressed and twisted it until the marker came off.

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PROTIP: You can do the same steps without wetting your paper for a more textured look.

Now to decorate!!

Before I started designing what would go on top of my new watercolor artwork, I decided to photocopy the design to allow myself the option to use it as the back of a card or as an additional accent on a journal page.

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Pin this image ^^ to share the idea or save it for yourself later!

Bullet Journaling · DIY - Give It A Try

Get your Garden in your Journal | Bujo Garden Spread

Ever since I set eyes on my balcony, I knew I wanted to put a tiny garden there. A mini jungle for a get away at my house sounded great, AND we’ve had a bigger garden each summer we’ve been in the house. But to stay on top of my game (as the garden continues to grow), I need a schedule to keep me on track! Continue reading “Get your Garden in your Journal | Bujo Garden Spread”