It's the final month of the year and almost time for Christmas & New Year's! One of my favourite months of the year for the creativity, relaxation, and celebration (but let's be honest... major minus points for the cold). ❄ So let's dive into the bullet journal spread for December... In this photo post I'm… Continue reading creativity || december 2021 set up & reindeer watercolour drawing
A short film montage of scenes from my third year of university in 2020, spent living in Quebec with my boyfriend as we made the most of remote school & work. Partly an archive of memories to look back on someday. Partly an act of reminiscence through feeling. (I love doing that.)Partly a very simple… Continue reading A Semester in Quebec | 2020
Earlier this year, I stumbled upon a golden video while watching YouTube with the (or so I convinced myself) non-mindless goal of learning more about cooking and the culinary arts. It was a 42 minute video titled, "How to Chop Every Vegetable". As is usually the case when you watch someone else go at their… Continue reading lifestyle || some of my favourite food recipes during lockdown
Do you want your desk space looking like this? READ ON for my CRAZY fun announcement! For the past week I've been working hard researching, ordering, and photographing for the first-ever Mistral Spirit SHOP launch. I am so thrilled to bring you FIVE unique pieces and products on June 1, and over the next three… Continue reading art || shop launch announcement: June 1, 2020
First published on the Washi Tape Shop on May 6, 2020. A couple weeks ago, @thewashitapeshop reached out asking if I'd like to write a guest blog post to share my story. I decided to put it into a visual journey about how I got into blogging at 9 years old, took up bullet journaling, and started… Continue reading ideas || #MyJournalStory | From blogging at 9 years old to going live on TV and YouTube: my 7-year bujo evolution
A couple months ago I went for a walk with my handy camera and snapped some cute photos of plants and leaves. In this video, I'm showing you how to turn a fun outdoor adventure into a gorgeous watercolour spread in your bullet journal or sketchbook! I printed the photos with Phomemo, and then went… Continue reading creativity || paint with me! nature sketching time lapse + watercolour tips
Last month I went on a nature walk and brought my camera to make things extra fun! I finally sat down to draw + watercolour some of these in my bullet journal, so I wanted to show you the photos themselves before I share my drawings of them. You can see my setup for drawing… Continue reading art || outdoor photography for sketching
A complete guide with 11 style ideas for designing your next bullet journal spread! Try some of these ideas if you're starting a new bullet journal for the new year or just want to switch things up and be a bit different this time around. 😉 Rather than showing you my personal new year bullet… Continue reading video || 11 bullet journal style ideas: minimal, stylish, crafty & more
This morning, I woke up at 5:30 am in my hotel room in Montreal, straightened my hair, did my makeup, ate a night-old croissant and muffin, and headed down to film - YES, FILM - my first ever TV appearance! Breakfast TV Montreal did a live segment on back-to-school ideas using the Crayola Take Note!… Continue reading video || mistral spirit on TV: back to school with crayola
Hey there! I am currently looking into potentially selling some of my artwork as prints. They would be printed on thick cardstock paper with glossy laser ink (slightly elevated, with texture). You can choose to have it glossy laminated or not. However, I have two options: sell on Etsy, which involved a bit of a… Continue reading art || Mistral Spirit shop interest survey
This is probably one of my favourite spreads I've made. Like, ever. Super excited to share it with you AND to have made it into a PRINTABLE that you can download and print for yourself! Here are 65 title styles and 57 divider ideas for your: notes bullet journal journal lists and whatever else that… Continue reading creativity || 120 title and divider styles + FREE printable | ideas for your notes and bujo
Last weekend, my best friend and I traveled the couple hours from Toronto to Montreal for a fun little trip together. We had such an incredible time exploring the city, visiting the many beautifully-decorated cafes, eating at delicious restaurants, hiking Mont Royal and checking out the Piknic Electronik. We left the city with so many… Continue reading lifestyle || montreal travel lookbook: 7 spring outfit ideas
I've been going downtown Toronto more and more lately, and it's truly a beautiful city to take photos in. There's always so much to explore and see, I don't think I'd ever get truly bored of it. Here are some of my photos from my March travels in Toronto.
Flipped through my two travel sketchbooks from 2014 to today! I love sketching the places I visit because it's a fun way to interact with your surroundings and observe tiny details you otherwise wouldn't. Plus, the final product is beautiful (sometimes)! 😛
It sounds really weird to say it out loud, but in grade 3 I literally made it my life goal to improve my cursive handwriting. I went through the same five steps to improve your handwriting that I describe in this video, and then when it came to practicing, I would take FOREVER to copy down notes. Like seriously. I was the last one done.
Ironically, I remember my grade 3 mind thinking, "eh, I'm in grade 3. What does it really matter how fast I can copy down notes?"