NEW! #hollifeholidays BuJo challenge (October)

I recently reached 500 followers on instagram (I’m actually nearer 700 now) and as a celebration I thought I’d create my own instagram challenge for me – and hopefully others – to participate in from October onwards! Read on to find out more…

The challenge name is Hollife Holidays, with the simple hashtag #hollifeholidays. The idea is simple: ‘do’ the challenge each day (it’s up to you how you interpret the prompts) and upload your pics to instagram, the Bullet Journal Society Facebook group or your blog and make sure to use the hashtag and tag me so I can see your beautiful creations! My instagram username is hollife.journal and I will of course be uploading the prompts there too as well as showing you my doodles each day. Without further ado, I will show you the prompts!


To complete the challenge, you could doodle each day like me, write a short journal piece, mark the prompt in your calendar, do an activity relating to the prompt (e.g. eat mouldy cheese on mouldy cheese day) or photograph something relevant to the challenge.

For my challenge spread I’m going to be creating a calendar to fit the theme and write each prompt in, then doodle in the box. It’s super simple but works really well! I will be uploading a ‘reminder’ post on the 30th September so keep an eye out for that.

There’s not much else to explain! Except that, yes, all of these holidays are ACTUAL holidays on the ACTUAL days in October. It’s amazing. Thank you to Kelsey Lynn for the idea that I gratefully took and expanded upon (she’s also the amazing admin of the BJS Facebook group I mentioned – Yep, BJS. Don’t laugh)!

Here are the prompts in text form rather than in the graphic if it’s too small to see on a phone screen:

  1. vegetarian day
  2. farm animals day
  3. virus appreciation day
  4. taco day
  5. teachers day
  6. noodle day
  7. frappe day
  8. fluffer nutter day
  9. mouldy cheese day
  10. mental health day
  11. coming out day
  12. bring your teddy bear to work day
  13. train your brain day
  14. be bald and free day
  15. mushroom day
  16. dictionary day
  17. wear something gaudy day
  18. face your fears day
  19. evaluate your life day
  20. chefs day
  21. reptile awareness day
  22. caps lock day
  23. tv talk show host day
  24. united nations day
  25. world pasta day
  26. pumpkin day
  27. navy day
  28. frankenstein friday
  29. cat day
  30. mischief night
  31. halloween

So excited for this. SO EXCITED.



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