What Is A Commonplace Book & How To Use It

I want to talk about something a little different today. I know my blog mostly focuses on bullet journals. But there are also other forms of journaling out there. One type of journal I’ve become fascinated with recently is the commonplace book. I’ve come across people talking about commonplace books before, but I’ve always had the impression that a commonplace book was a notebook where you...
Academic year spread in bullet journal.

6 Bullet Journal Spread Ideas For Students

One of my most used items at university is my bullet journal. I love planning this way because I can customize a bullet journal spread for my specific needs. My bullet journal keeps me organised and in turn, helps me get all my coursework finished and handed in on time.  If you already have a bullet journal you will know how much it can aid productivity. One advantage of the bullet journal...
Skillshare website shown on screen of laptop.

Is Skillshare Premium Worth The Price?

I’ve been using Skillshare for a good 4 years now. Skillshare is a learning platform where you can find tutorials on a huge number of subjects. I’ve found some really useful tutorials which have helped me with coursework at college and university. Some classes on Skillshare are free but you have to pay to access most of the content on the site. Last year I signed up to a 12-month Skillshare...

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Attend Art School

A few weeks ago I wrote about all of the advantages of attending art school. In that post I mentioned there were a few bad things about studying an art course so today I will be sharing all the reasons why you shouldn't go to art school. PRACTICE IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN ART SCHOOL The one big argument out there about art schools is you don't really need to do a course to learn art. For the most...

Paperchase Study Planner Review

I am now in the second year of my graphic design course which means I need a planner that works for my needs. I've used many planners but none have been quite right. Recently I came across the Study Planner which is part of Paperchases' back to school range and I thought it would be great if I could keep my academic work separate from everything else. However this planner turned out to not be as...