farewell 2018// year recap, fave reads, blog growth + new stuff!

I am shocked by how fast 2018 went by.

It was a crazy year, filled with good and bad, Some things I wish didn’t happen and some things that I am shocked I got the opportunity to do.

first of all

happy new year!

I am really excited for 2019! I have some goals that I hope I can accomplish!

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Cool Accomplishments:

Taking two college classes (and getting all As)

being in a documentary

reaching 200+ follows on elysian artiste

becoming a teenager (YEEET)

getting a domain for elysian artiste

reading over 100+ books

going rock climbing (ON A REAL BIG ROCK)

learning clarinet in only 3 months

starting a bookstagram

seeing the liberty bell

probably more stuff I forgot haha

Favorite Reads

I was planning on making a more detailed post on my fave reads so here’s just a little list.

Jane Eyre

The Giver

girls resist

To kill a mockingbird

more than I might have forgotten

Bloggy Recap

In 2018 I received:

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My most popular posts and pages were:

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Blog Goals for 2019

Ideally, I would want to get in a better posting schedule! I will start a new video series and all sorts of cool stuff!

Reach 300 followers

Monetize my site

Start my blog design business

Sell downloads

Make more freebies

 

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That’s all for today! Looking forward to an awesome new year!

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introducing elysianartiste.com! + goals for december

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Welcome to my itsy-bitsy corner of the web! If your one of my regular smol visitors then you might have noticed something different about my blog.

Elysian Artiste has now become a .com blog! I am really excited about the upgrade. There are so many cool features and things I can do with WordPress now!.
I have a bunch of new features I am really excited to show you guys.

Like an art video!

Isn’t that super cool?! Every other Friday I am planning on making a video post. A post that has a video to go with it!

Also, I am going to have a giveaway really soon as apart of a launch for a super special project I am working on that I can’t wait to show you guys!

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enter abby’s write Christmas contest ( IT LOOKS REALLY COOL!)

enter clara’s Christmas photography contest ( yayy)

work on my super duper project

launch my project and launch giveaway

get arcs ( I NEED ARCS)

make hamilton book tag post

review more books

monetize my site and make money

host a contest

do something Christmasy

try to do blogmas then realize I’m too busy

make a clarinet post (YESS I play the clarinet!)

not freak out at band recital

finish creating designs for youth group at church

learn how to play more songs on the piano

I am screaming right now because tomorrow IS DECEMBER! What happened to the new years?! THE WHOLE YEAR DISSAPEARD! before you know it IT WILL BE CHRISTMAS!

November has been a pretty great month and I am excited for what lies ahead in December!

 

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Are you excited for the new things coming to my blog? What are your goals for December?! Are you excited for Christmas?

thanks for reading!

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goodbye october. hello november

 

welcome back to my itsy bitsy corner of the web! HELLO NOVEMBER aka me trying to write a novel in 30 days and accomplish some stuff

*cough*

October was an amazing (stressful), fun (painful) and a nice warm month!

I love October (BECAUSE ITS MY BIRTHDAY MONTH YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEET) because its such a sweet month (PERFECT FOR READING AND DRAWING HAMILTON FANART) the leaves just fall and fill the autumn air.

But sadly October has to go…

AND THE MONTH OF WRITING WILL BEGIN TOMORROW!!

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i loved my birthday! it was so cute and so much fun!

hamilton

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yup  i have a “small” obsession.

never mind that

we all know its a HUGE OBSESSION

 

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Its a really great series I really recommend!

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its really cute

PENPALS
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I recently got a penpal AND I LOVE IT!

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hopefully, that narrows it down xD

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surviving NaNoWriMo would be a blessing.

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because sadly I AM RUNNING OUT OF TIME DURING NANO!

start a design business and sticker shop

animate more

BLOG MORE
write a novel

do the hamilton book tag

go see hamilton (BUT IM BROKE… oh I JUST HAVE TO PURSWADE MY PARENTS TO BUY THEM FOR ME) ah its good still living with your parents

start a design business so I can buy Hamilton tickets

cosplay as angelica Schuyler  and allura from Voltron and my oc Cleo

try to accomplish stuff

LEARN BURN ON THE PIANO AND FINISH LEARNING sATISFIED ON THE PAINO

LEARN SATISFIED ON MY CLARINET

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october was great and I am looking forward to November!

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April Showers Bring May Flowers-April Recap

goodbye april

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(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ Welcome back to my itsy-bitsy corner of the web! ♥

𝓐𝓹𝓻𝓲𝓵 𝓱𝓪𝓼 𝓰𝓸𝓷𝓮 𝓫𝔂 𝓲𝓷 𝓪 𝔀𝓱𝓲𝓻𝓵 𝓯𝓸𝓻 𝓶𝓮! 𝓘 𝓴𝓷𝓸𝔀 𝓽𝓱𝓮𝓻𝓮 𝓲𝓼 𝓪𝓵𝓶𝓸𝓼𝓽 𝓪𝓫𝓸𝓾𝓽 𝓪 𝔀𝓮𝓮𝓴 𝓵𝓮𝓯𝓽 𝓫𝓾𝓽 𝓼𝓽𝓲𝓵𝓵, 𝓲𝓽𝓼 𝓰𝓸𝓷𝓮 𝓫𝔂 𝓟𝓡𝓔𝓣𝓣𝓨 𝓕𝓐𝓢𝓣!

I figured that I should finally try to write a blog post. Though I’ve been struggling with writing because Mr. Writers Block decided to stop by for a visit. You may or may not remember that dandy old fellow from one of my older posts! heh… not the best person I’ve met. So I decided to tackle the murderous dragon and FINALLY WRITE A BLOG POST.

˜”*°•.˜”*°• Next Monday I am going to TRY as hard as I can to post a Renegades and Wires and Nerve #2 review HOPEFULLY! I’m sorry I haven’t been able to review them sooner!
•°*”˜.•°*”˜●︿●●︿●●︿●

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For almost all of April, it was RAINY AND MUDDY. That prevented us from playing out in the backyard because it was VERY MUDDY. The rain was awfully beautiful though! (●´ω`●)(●´ω`●)(●´ω`●) Even though I love jumping in puddles, it often leads to a mess and ruining one of my outfits and other drama. SOOO I just stopped jumping in puddles! (●´ω`●)

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I love rain! It’s beautiful and just amazing somehow to me! It inspires me to write and I just love snuggling under a blanket reading on those rainy days!

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But soon the rain went away!

…And nope, we didn’t spot any rainbows…

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o(╥﹏╥)o o(╥﹏╥)o  o(╥﹏╥)o o(╥﹏╥)o o(╥﹏╥)o

Out came the sun and it dried up all the rain and the itsy-bitsy spider went up the spout again! (⚈●⚈) (⚈●⚈) (⚈●⚈)

ʕ•́ᴥ•̀ʔっ

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In May I am planning on doing a giveaway! I’m also going to have an epic blogging schedule and tons of book reviews and art! I will start to make Graphic Design tutorials anddddddd-DRUM ROLL PLEASE! dun dun dun dun dun! I will be doing cute summer themed DIYs to get you all ready for SUMMER! Cool Right?

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ºO•❤•.¸✿¸.•❤•.❀• goals for may! .•❀.•❤•.¸✿¸.•❤•Oº

  • ˜”*°•.˜”*°• Do a Giveaway •°*”˜.•°*”˜
  • ˜”*°•.˜”*°• Do another Word War! •°*”˜.•°*”˜

(The one I did with Tess was so much fun!)

  • ˜”*°•.˜”*°• Interview an Author •°*”˜.•°*”˜
  • 🌌  🎀  𝒞𝓇𝑒𝒶𝓉𝑒 𝒟𝐼𝒴 𝓈𝑒𝓇𝒾𝑒𝓈❣  🎀  🌌
  • ░G░e░t░ ░2░0░0░ ░f░o░l░l░o░w░e░r░s░ ░o░n░ ░E░l░y░s░i░a░n░ ░A░r░t░i░s░t░e░
  • Act Kinder to My siblings
  • Finish my novel (YESS I”M WORKING ON AN EPIC REALISTIC-FANASTY/UTOPIAN NOVEL)
  • Get better at drawing male ‘beans’ and kitties
  • get better at drawing human anatomy
  • practice piano and ukelele
  • smile way more often
  • Stay Positive (⚈ᵜ⚈)✌ ✍(◔◡◔)books I want to read
  • Jane Erye Anime Adaption
  • Jane Eyre
  • Wires and Nerve #2 (Review coming soon!)
  • Nine, ten : a September 11 story
  • Anne of Green Gables : a graphic novel
  • Between The Shades of Grey
  • Solo
  • The Heir
  • The Crown
  • Starfish
  • Thornhill
  • Compass South

(I think I’ve probably read more, but these are all I remember)

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April has been full of rain-showers, activity filled weeks and plenty of fun books to read! I hope you all enjoyed this post!👋≧◉ᴥ◉≦

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What was your favorite part of April? What books have you read this month? Do you like my new Spring/Early Summer theme?

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Goals For October

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img_3664-2Welcome back to my blog!

It’s finally October! I can’t believe it’s here already. I’m shocked, SHOCKED!

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Yes, my friends, it is already October. I’m really excited for my birthday which is on the 27. I really want to get an iPad pro and apple pencil to help me improve in digital art. This blog has gotten pretty far and I am hoping to get 100 followers!

Goals for October:

  1. Get 100 followers

  2. Finish Word War

  3. Write a gif post

  4. Get interviewed

  5. Publish my book of poems

  6. Post more art

  7. Start a business

  8. Sell art on Etsy

  9. Start an art shop

  10. Upgrade WordPress

  11. Start a YouTube channel

  12. Work hard on animation course

  13. Start Magazine

  14. Get an Ipad pro

  15. Do another Q+A

  16. Make a collab post.

  17. Review a product.

  18. Post a sketchbook tour.

  19. Write more poetry.

  20. Engage with my readers.

  21. Make more blog friends.

  22. Get graphic design clients.

  23. Post writing tips.

  24. Post more book sneak peeks.

  25. Win more bloggy awards.

So guys that is it for today! Hope you enjoyed. 🙂

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Are you excited for October? What are some of your goals?

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