Over the last few days I have posted Part One: Materials and Ideas and Part Two: Spread Layout of my How to Create a Bullet Journal for Blogging series in which I gave hints and tips on materials available, content ideas and set up and layout of spreads. The final instalment of this is decoration and design – something that I enjoy immensely. It isn’t for everyone and isn’t actually necessary at all, but one of the many exciting things about creating your own Bullet Journal is that it can be personalised according to your own preferences and available time. These can be as simple or as complicated as you like. For me, if a spread that I’m working on looks nice, I’m more inclined to use it and therefore inspired to make more.
Remember: they don’t have to be super complicated or something that causes stress levels to rise – stick with what you are comfortable with.
I woke up this morning with the intention of simply writing a post. Three hours later I’ve completely changed my theme, removed the ’81’ from my blog name so I am now simply ‘Suzie Speaks‘, added a new logo and changed the colour design, and while I’ve got a lot of CSS adjustments (or rather, The Bloke has – it’s useful being in a relationship with an IT Technician) it’s beginning to take shape. It’s brighter, easier on the eye (despite the fact it’s a little more girly that I orginally intended), but I’m pleased with how it looks so far. However, I’ve noticed that it is looking a little strange when viewed via mobile or iPad, so please stay with me until I get all that resolved.
Similarly, I’m redesigning all my title images (now I have discovered how to use Studio to make it easier to pin and tweet my posts, and I’ll be adding links to my favourite posts in my sidebar, which is now on the left rather than on the right. Next, I’m going to trawl through my posts and edit and delete the ones I’m not happy with. It’s all quite exciting really! Continue reading →