Welcome to my first weekly shop update! If you ever have questions about what is going on in the shop, this is where you can (hopefully) find those answers, if the answer isn’t here then you can leave comments with your questions and I will be happy to answer them.
The shop is FINALLY re-opened! YAY! It has been a long road getting here. I think my shop was only open a couple weeks before I realized how things were set up was not going to work out. So I closed it and continued to look for solutions to shipping prices, then Etsy raised their rates (twice I think? or once was USPS and once was Etsy?). It became very obvious to me that shipping physical products were not going to be possible.
(Also at this time I had some personal stuff going on which meant I couldn’t focus on the shop like I wanted to.)
So what are some other options? Well, printables. I love printables, and it makes a lot of sense for me to have a shop dedicated to printables. My plan right now is to come out with some basic one-page kits, then expand to two-page kits, and monthly kits. Also to create some fun functional items that are staples to any planner girls collection. Overall I want to have printables that are a little unique, a little quirky, and totally functional.
I am also in the process of converting what was in a physical format into a printable format and those will start being listed soon.
I want to thank those who have reached out to me during this time. Your encouragement means the world to me and I am very excited to have my shop open again!
I am also starting a new journey in a Happy Planner! I think I found my planner peace, check out my new set up here:
Be sure to follow me on Instagram for sneak peaks & news about new printables in the shop!
This week I’m planning for January 22 through 28, using a kit from Mini kit from Stationary Wonderland & other kits all mashed together. Join me as I chat my way through this spread & let me know if you have questions or constructive feedback on my video. Thanks for watching, & if you like this video subscribe for more! I upload new videos every Monday with bonus videos on Thursdays.
If your interested in seeing how this spread changes over the week be sure to be following me on Instagram.
| Shops |
-Recollection Planner: Michael’s
–Kit is called from Stationary Wonderland
–The Coffee Monsterz Co
–Once More With Love
–Planner Chick Designs
–Simply Watercolor Co
–Fox & Cactus
| LET’S CONNECT |
Business email: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Year, New Notebook. Here’s how I set up my Bullet Journal for January 2018. Thanks for watching, if you would like to see more of my bullet journal adventures, please consider subscribing and liking this video.
| Supplies |
-Tombow Dual Brush Pens
-Tombow Twin Tone Pens
-Leuchtturm 1917 (Dotted)
-Washi from Michael’s & Simply Gilded on Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/SimplyGildedCo)
-Decorative Paper from The Craft Warehouse & The Planner Addict Box (http://www.theplanneraddictbox.com)
-Ruler from KMart
-Slice Precision Cutter with Ceramic Blade from Amazon
| Music |
Song: Oshóva – Amazing Day (Vlog No Copyright Music)
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Video Link: https://youtu.be/-QBRLniju0Y
Welcome back to another Plan With Me! This week I’m using a printable kit from Bunny In Flight Planner. If you like this video be sure to give it alike, and hit subscribe to know when I upload new videos. To see how this spread changes over the week be sure to follow me on Instagram @unicornwglitter Thanks for watching!
| Shops |
-Bunny In Flight Planner: https://www.etsy.com/shop/BunnyInFlightPlanner
| Supplies |
-My planner is from the Recollections Brand at Michael’s
YAY! I’m making videos again because I actually have time now! Summer was so stressful with my job, I have about a week more of crazy and then I can go back to working “normal” hours. I hope you enjoy my video!
So Summer, that’s a thing that’s happening right now. I have been so offline compared to past summers and that’s because I have just been way more busy not just with work life but also with personal life. I’ve been traveling a lot more on my days off, spending time with my family and friends, going out, doing things.
Right now my family is in the middle of harvest, we’ve had a bit of a rough start to the season. We had some machines rebel against us, so we had to make some decisions on how we were going to handle them. This made me so stressed out, where we are also had a heat wave which didn’t help anything. We’ve made it through unscaved basically and are back on track with our harvest. Right now I’m working 10-18 hour days so I don’t have much of social life just because I’m so tired after work. I’m glad harvest is only about a month and half long.
I haven’t done a life lately since sometime in the spring, so since then I’ve had my half birthday, in June, that was really fun to celebrate with my family and one of my pen pals/friends/brain twin sent me a fantastic little package. I made myself confetti cupcakes, and my mom gave me a unicorn topper kit for decorating. My boyfriend gave me a Fluffy from Despicable Me Pop Funko which is super adorable. It was a great day!
In July I went to a Geek Girl Brunch in Portland, it’s the closest chapter to me. We went to Sandy Hut, which is this grungy little dive bar that has an amazing breakfast that is inexpensive. The mimosas were $3.00 each way better than like $7 like at some places (or more). I also loved that the chapter leaders made up these amazing coloring books and gave us crayons. It was also so, so great to meet Mercedes finally. We’ve been friends on twitter and talk, but it’s so great to put a face to the name. That day was full of making friends, and hanging out. I can not wait to go to the one in September. I get really nervous before going to them, because I feel like no one is going to like me or talk to me and it’s always the opposite. GGB is such a fantastic community and I’m happy to be part of it.
I haven’t really been playing a ton of video games lately because of work. But I have really been enjoying Albion Online and Splatoon 2. Splatoon just had a splat fest of Mayo vs. Ketchup. I picked team Ketchup, because hello, it’s Ketchup. But I guess Mayo won…? I think its garbage how so many people picked team ketchup that there were tons of Ketchup vs Ketchup matches and those didn’t count towards the totals. Apparently this is an ongoing problem… *sigh* I hope they fix it in the near future. Not sure how many more Splat Fests I’ll be doing if this is their attitude. As for Albion Online, I’m going to do a whole separate post about it. I really enjoy the game, I’m a solo player – no guild- which some say is the “wrong way” to play but I disagree. It’s a great game for me to play this time of year because it’s very much a grindfest which takes little thoughts. Additionally the combat is simple and fun.
I started a brand new bullet journal this month, I found one that was on sale and I think I’m ready to get back into it. I used a bullet journal system, before it was know as bullet journaling. I used my system all through middle & high school, and into college. Then I used it organize my social irl life and my social internet life. Since finding the Erin Condren Life Planner I thought it would be a bit much to keep both up, so I’ve just been using the ECLP. But I really miss my bullet journal, and it works so well for me. I’m almost done with the ECLP so in 2018 I will be using a bullet journal and a recollections planner from Michael’s. Way less expensive than the ECLP, and planning, in my opinion, should be inexpensive (I got my recollections planner for about $15, while an Erin Condren can cost between $55-$60).
I’m also using my bullet journal for the Iggle Daily Journal prompts, it’s fun to put a bit of a spin on my old system, and make it accommodate new things. I also got a new toy, it the HP Sprocket that prints little pictures that are stickers you can stick to things. It’s been a ton of fun to incorporate them into my journal so far. The first spread I did for August is meant to celebrate Harry Potter because that Monday before the first was the 31st and Harry Potter’s birthday. I did red and yellow for Gryffindor and had these two really cool washi tapes that were perfect for the spread. If you like seeing bullet journal spreads, or planning related stuff I share my spreads on my dedicated instagram.
This week is IGGPPCamp! It’s my third time going to camp, and am so excited. I got sorted into Troop Chimera. I also made a map of the campgrounds for in my bullet journal in the IGGPPCamp section. I think it turned out pretty cool.
I’m part of Iggle Flicks and we will be hosting a bunch of watch-a-longs during camp. Mine isn’t until Sunday evening. When I thought I would have time off/be done with work. From what I’ve seen so far, all the activities look super fun this year! I have an activity that will be live on Saturday, so keep an eye out for it! (I’ll put a link HERE when it goes live) Until then enjoy this sneak peak:
I’m sure I have more to share but I can’t think of anything right now, haha. So for now we’re caught up. Hopefully once work calms down a bit I can get back on a regular schedule of posting things. Thanks for hanging in there with me! ❤
This week’s plan with me has a fantastic mix of summer and 90’s vibes. I adore this clip art, and super happy with they amount of white space I used in this spread. If you want to see how this spread changes over the week be sure to check out my planning Instagram @unicornwglitter.
Thanks for watching!
Last month I did flip-gram thing for a flip through of March’s journal insert (I skipped showing anyone April, lol-it was a bit of a hot mess). So this month I have started a YouTube channel which means…drumroll please…I’ll be doing a proper flip through of my journal inserts from now on!
I had so much fun filming my very first Plan With Me! I loved planning with one of my favorite shop’s (Boulderbon) kit. She has amazingly affordable stickers & kits, not to mention her Monthly Sticker Bundle.
Be sure to watch all the way to the end for a flip through of the kit I’m giving away, then head on over to my instagram for the details of the giveaway.