October usually brings up memories and thoughts of one thing... HALLOWEEN! Years go by where we take pictures of our children and/or ourselves in our costumes, each year attempting to outdo the last. The challenge, as always, is finding the right picture-to-embellishment combination to ensure your embellishments not only compliment the layout, but help your pictures stand out as well.
Chose Halloween Embellishments that relate to the picture(s), such as items from the picture, and then use them in the layout. Of course you can always run down to your local giant scrapbook retail store, you know which ones I am talking about, and buy a pack of Halloween stickers or a "3D" embellishment that will costs more than your entire layout. But what fun is in that? Get back to the basics of scrapbooking and "scrap" your embellishments. Here are some examples of ones we have made and carry at A Scrap of Time: