Friday, October 3, 2008

October Ideas to Photograph and Scrap

October Ideas to Photograph and Scrap
by: Lindsey Krauss

Are you ready for October? I think a scrapbooker always is! Here is a ‘short list’ of things to catch in October – enjoy!

Things to Photograph & Scrap
· Visits to the orchards and pumpkin patches
· Petting Zoos
· Pumpkin picking
· Pumpkin arranging
· Pumpkin decorating
· Pumpkin carving
· Pumpkin guts (one of my ooey, gooey favs!)
· Baking those autumn pies and goodies
· Leaves about to fall
· Leaves falling
· Leaves that have fallen. Piles!
· Raking
· Kids in leaves
· Adults in leaves :)
· Homework time (scan and crop a bit of homework for the patterned paper or as embellishment to homework pictures)
· Field trips
· Scarecrows
· Mums
· Hay bales
· Hay rides
· Tractor pulls
· Halloween – picking out/trying on costumes
· Halloween – decorating and decorations
· Halloween – getting ready, the day of
· Halloween costumes
· Haunted houses
· Trick-or-Treating – you got the walk up, the knock, the words, the receiving and the smiles afterward
· Visitors along the way
· Your treat bag/box/bucket before and after
· Fuzzy socks
· Warm jammies (p.j.s)

Scrap Supplies:
· Lots of orange!
· Warm colors – browns, reds, oranges, yellows, hunter greens and dark blues
· Circles
· Stitching
· Fabric
· Browns for inking and journaling
· Dark and spooky patterns and colors – think black, orange, green with a spice of yellow here and there
· Leaf and Halloween die-cuts, if you dare!
· Flowers with more than 5 or 6 petals

Autumn is one of my favorite seasons to scrap… if you get a layout or two done for the fall season and you’d like to show, link it up here! Have other ideas and titles not mentioned? Comment them below as well! Happy October!


Nathalie said...

Great list Lindsey! Lots of fun ideas!

Carrie said...

I need to get out and get snapping.