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An Illustration Lover’s Travel Journaling Inspirations

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An Illustration Lover’s Travel Journaling Inspirations

If you want to remember your travels vividly, pick up a pencil and sketchbook. An article on Artsy pulls from several studies which prove drawing helps improve memory! This is because drawing engages the brain in productive ways. Sketching, painting, and illustrating are all things I already love to do on a regular basis. But, I’m always open to learning more about drawing from life—as opposed to referencing a photo. Travel journaling is the perfect opportunity to observe objects as a whole, take better notice of details, and document special moments in your life!  I scoured Instagram and found a...

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Practical Creative Journaling Tools

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Practical Creative Journaling Tools

One of the reasons I love creative journaling so much is the ability to be resourceful and practical with the materials you use. Over the years, I’ve been discovering so many different tools that have been so useful to my journaling process. Read more about it below! A5 File Folder As someone who often uses stickers and cannot find a way to organize them properly, I’ve recently gotten a few file folders that I use regularly to store the stickers and stationery I currently use for my journal (or for the week). My favorite one (coffee fan here) is made...

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The Digital Shop Is Now Open!

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The Digital Shop Is Now Open!

Shop digital products designed by Abbey Sy at: http://abbeysydigital.store I’m so excited to finally launch some digital products which I’ve been working on for the past years. Some of the key products you will find are "Art, Books and Coffee" (my version of a travelogue) featuring Tokyo & Kansai, printable PDF sheets for journaling or digital collage, as well as lettering worksheets. More products will be released every month, so make sure to bookmark the shop on your browser. And the best part? No shipping, and available worldwide! Happy shopping!

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Sophie's Travel Journaling Inspiration

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Sophie's Travel Journaling Inspiration

Everyone has a different way to capture memories, especially memories made during special events and travels; some people make photo books, other people post photos online, others collect unique souvenirs like snow globes, postcards, or magnets. While I do enjoy doing a mix of all of these, my top go-to ways to preserve everything is through a travel journal and a blog post. It took me a while to find my style and get comfortable travel journaling—luckily, I had some inspiration for it! Everyday Explorers Co. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Everyday Explorers Co.® (@everydayexplorersco) on...

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Maintaining Your Journaling Habit

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Maintaining Your Journaling Habit

It may seem like a challenge to keep up with maintaining a daily journal, or learning how to build the habit of doing so. Trust me, I’ve tried—and failed several times (in my almost 10 years of dear diary-ing my way into adulthood, lol). But I realized that the important thing is to block off time on some days of the week to work on your pages, and to enjoy the art of documenting, of course. Today, I’ll be sharing some tips on making time, as well as advice to keep the habit going. Read on! 1. Update at least...

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