May's theme came so easily to me this time. I generally wait until the end of a month to create the next month's spread. However, this time I will be away on vacation, so I worked ahead. Working ahead did not phase me since I knew what I wanted to do while I was still creating my April set up. Without further ado, check out my Nighttime Sky May 2019 bullet journal set-up!
My May 2019 Process & Theme
I decided what I wanted my may theme to be while I was working on my April bullet journal set-up. I do not know what inspired me specifically, but I was excited to get it going. Once I finished April, I immediately worked ahead to get May going. I wanted to go for a night sky kind of feel. I have not used watercolor yet this year and I thought that would be the best way to get the look I was going for. It worked out perfectly.
First, I covered the entire page in black watercolor, I wanted it dark but not too dark. Then, I added some indigo blue and my own purple mixture in an attempt to get a galaxy feel. The colors aren't as vibrant as I originally hoped, they cannot really be seen in the images. Regardless, I really like the turnout.
Since I enjoyed the use of white paint pen in April I decided to do white stars over the watercolor. After I finished, I realized it looked more like a
My May 2019 Set-Up
Like usual, My set-up includes a hello page and weekly pages. I keep this relatively simple. So, the hello page for May is completely covered with the watercolor and gold stars as I previously described Then, the lettering is done in black minimal calligraphy per my 2019 theme
Honorably Mentioned: New Theme Page
I have seen these theme swatch pages floating around on Instagram more often lately. This is a layout I didn't know existed previously. However, I love them!
I decided to go back and start one of my own. Here are my theme swatches for the first five months of my 2019 bullet journal!
Planning Tools Used
- Sakura Pentouch Paint Markers
- Watercolor Paint
- Faber Castell PITT Artist Brush Pen – F, M
- Zebra Mildliner Pens
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