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sunshinemama 08-29-2006 09:42 AM

Where do you get
pictures for theme posters.

I don't have a stash of magazines but want ds to be 100% involved in creating posters. Like choosing/cuting out etc... I don't want to just look them up online kwim? Any ideas on where to get things for this sort of project?

annes_cottage 08-29-2006 10:15 AM

Re: Where do you get
Look on free cycle for magazines or ask friends and family to keep them for you for school. you can also take the pics your self!:goodvibes:

sunshinemama 08-29-2006 02:28 PM

Re: Where do you get
never thought to ask on freecycle. Unfortunately DF family, not so supportive. Dad doesn't get any magazines and mom lives 2k miles away :( I'll try freecycle though and we may have to jsut print them out.

Thanks Lauri :)

annes_cottage 08-29-2006 03:48 PM

Re: Where do you get
No problem Tina!!

I will let you know when we plan the pumpkin patch day so you can bring the boys!!


StormySar 08-30-2006 07:54 AM

Re: Where do you get
What about Junk mail? I don't know if it will be big enough for you, bt if you vet those Valpak coupons, or store sales, they usually have a great selection of "misc" images.

Also look for free publications/newsletters in restaraunts, ped/doc offices, stuff like that.

twinsmomkatie 08-30-2006 08:07 AM

Re: Where do you get
Local libraries keep back issues of magazines for only so long - ours keeps them for 3 years. So every year, they throw out / recycle TONS of 4-year-old magazines with GREAT pictures!

Just another benefit to making your local librarian your lifelong friend . . . :)

sunshinemama 08-30-2006 09:23 AM

Re: Where do you get
not alot of junk mail here :crossfingers: but i never thought to ask the library. thanks !


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