My Minimalist Bullet Journal Using Paperang Mobile Printer

Hi Friends! Just want to share with you my bullet journal set-up for April 2020. I opted for a black and white color scheme last month because I heard that minimalist or monochromatic bujo is not that popular in bullet journaling community. Many were discouraged because they felt they can’t doodle or not talented enough to do colorful spreads. I admit I entered the world of bullet journaling because of those colorful bujo that caught my interest. Eventually, I was equally blown away to those are doing minimalist bujo’s. Sometimes, the writer would just use notebook and black ink but his/her spread would still come out so amazing. I felt sometimes it was more challenging to do minimalist bujo. One of my favorites bujo minimalists is supermassiveblackink . Just look at her sample spreads below.


So for the month of April 2020, I took this as a challenge for me. This is also an opportunity for me to explore the features of my mobile printer Paperang 2.o. I bought it last February. It’s a thermal printer which only prints black and white images. It’s fairly affordable than the mobile colored printers. The paper rolls are also inexpensive. It can be used as portable printer for receipt , labeler, graphics, images and nametags. For journaling purposes, I don’t think I’ll be able to afford to buy paper rolls for colored mobile printer every month. I’m pretty sure that even if I bought one, I won’t be able to use it as much as I want to. So glad that I discovered Paperang 2.0.

If you are wondering where to buy it, I got it from Lazada. It comes with free paper rolls. You can also buy additional paper rolls in Lazada. Here’s the link.

For the first time also, I made a complete behind-the-scenes video of my April 2020 showing the mobile printer in action.

The Making of my April 2020 Bujo using Paperang

AND TADAA! So this is my output!

My April Cover Page

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My Monthly Log and Habit Tracker Spread

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Payday Tracker

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WEEKLIES

First Week Spread Theme: Inspired by our health care frontliners who are our superheroes during this quarantine period. The artworks printed here were made by various Filipino artists.

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Second Week Spread Theme: Relationship

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Third Week Spread Theme: Essential Workforce

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Fourth and Fifth Week Theme:

My theme for the last two weeks were “Portraits of the Fallen Healthcare Frontliners”. These are our heroes who died amidst our fight against the pandemic. I thought of printing their hand-drawn portraits here so that I’ll be reminded of their faces and their name. Unfortunately, I personally knew one of them way back college. He was a classmate and friend of my bff during first year. Even though our friendship is just short, I remember his warm personality. It’s just sad to hear the news the he’s among the doctors who died in the plane crash in NAIA while they were on their way to a medical mission. It’s disappointing to hear the plights of our healthcare professionals. Not only their lives are at risk, they are also largely discriminated and harassed by the community. I hope this pandemic would end for their sake.

Credits for these portraits goes to Aurelio Castro III.

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Holy Week Reflection Spread

Because of pandemic, we were not able to properly observed the Holy Week traditions. But hey, there’s internet. So for this year, I joined the online Holy Week Retreat headed by ‘The Feast”.

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For the month of April, I watched the new season of kingdom and Money Heist. Here are some of my thoughts and rating.

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As usual, ending this month with Evaluation and April Memories spread. Luckily even if I spent it mostly at home, there are still reasons to celebrate. One of these, my three of my close friends are now future parents. Yes, they are made with love during quarantine period.

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I am pretty satisfied with my spreads. Thanks to Paperang for adding life since I can not draw. But next month, I will go back to brown aesthetic because that’s my most favorite of all.

Creative Journaling has been part of my coping mechanism, during this stuck at home lifestyle. I find comforts in writing and words. I would like to recommend this activity to everybody. It does not have as elaborate as I usually did. It could be simple one liner sentence of gratitude everyday. Or you could write what’s bothering you with our current situation. However, I understand that coping mechanism would be different for everybody. So I would like to also know how do you maintain your mental health this season. Feel free to commend and suggest!

Additionally I would like to invite you to be my International Blogger Friend. The basic idea is to have at least one blogger friend in each country. In the Philippines where I live, I also have a separate directory called one friend in each PH Region. For more details, just go to this link. I hope you accept my invitation!

Hoping you are safe!

Gurezu

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Do You Want to Confess To Your Crush This Valentines Day?

Do you want to tell your crush your sincere feelings but overwhelmed with anxieties? Let our magic mugs do the talking. Give your favorite person a gift of surprise (or shock?) haha!!! I do customized design for magic mugs. Handwritten or digital.

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If you are new to the concept of magic mugs, these are mugs coated with photosensitive coating. It is originally in black color. But when you pour hot water, the coating disappears and the secret design will appear. Perfect for a surprise message right?

Here are my available designs. Available for P 300.

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I also accept customized message orders. Just send the message not exceeding 15 letters.  Each requested message mug costs P350.00 for computerized letters. If you preferred handwritten letters , it would cost P400.00.

Here are the samples of my customized handwritten designs. I do receive crazy request sometimes.

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Do you know our mugs are lucky love charms too? Look at these happy couples. (hahaha joke only. But these couples are really happy and in-love with each other. I mean look at them. )

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So guys, if you are tired of the usual chocolates and flowers. This time you want to give something different, order now! just message or pm me for your orders.  My online shop is named “Convo Street”.

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Summary of Prices.

  1. Use Available designs: P300.00
  2. Request Handwritten Message: P400.00
  3. Request Computerized Message: P350.00

Watch my Spoken Word Performance Entitled “Gusto kong Magmahal (I want to Love)” on YouTube

Tomorrow is February already! The Love Month! The Single-Awareness Month! OMG! Even the moon is red tonight.

So to welcome this month, I hereby share my spoken word “Gusto Kong Magmahal (I want to Love)” which I performed last year at DCUP cafe’.From the title itself, it’s about my yearning to love somebody in spite of the pain it would bring. Because who doesn’t want to love? Countless movies, poems, series, novels has been written about it and yet we never get tired of it. I believe that to love is the human’s innate highest goal.

Along with this I am sharing the manuscript of the poem for your reading pleasure. Let me know you thoughts after watching my performance. I hope you enjoy!

That’s it for the Day 4 of my 30-Day Blogging Marathon Challenge. See you tomorrow!