Confessions Of An Ugly Bug : Autumn Bucket List

If you have seen our “Confessions Of” blog series before then you may notice a slight change to the title.. Emma and I thought it would be a good idea to combine the Confessions Of A Plannerholic and the Brutally Honest Confessions series. We will now be posting ever monday with varying topics. Planners and planner confessions will still play a big part in these posts, we’ll just be adding other topics too.

So the first post in this super exciting “Blog Carnival” is Autumn Bucket Lists. I really wanted to have a bucket list in my Travellers Notebook, that I could tick off as I complete each thing (any excuse to head to starbucks), and I really wanted to try art journalling. So today I decided I’d take a few hours out and have a bit of a play. I do love the way it turned out and I am a little bit impressed with myself. I know it is far from the best out there but for a first, and last minute, attempt I’m pleased.


I started out in a brand new TN insert, the one that actually came with my Websters Pages Travellers Notebook. I had a tin of water colour paints and some aqua brushes which I, artistically, mulched about the page. There was no rhyme or reason to how I created the background, I’ve watched a couple of youtube videos so obviously I am now a pro ha.


Next I found a fall printable on google and transferred it to a cut file for my silhouette to make the stickers. I originally wanted to colour the images myself but time is not my friend at the minute so sticker are the next best thing.

The I added wrote in my bucket list items, I really wish I had neater handwriting and It is something that I am hoping to improve over the next few months, I’m hoping journalling helps to keep me focused on it.

So, on my bucket list I have:

  • Try a pumpkin spiced latte
  • Plant a fall garden
  • Drink hot chocolate with “the works”
  • Watch a firework display
  • Go running in the rain
  • Jump in a leaf pile
  • Carve a pumpkin
  • Toast marshmallows in the fire pit
  • Make soup from scratch
  • Bake autumn cookies
  • Go trick or treating or to a halloween party
  • Pumpkin picking
  • Make pinecone bird feeders
  • Set up a “Pinterest worthy” autumn planner

Please don’t forget to check out the other ladies in this series and if you would like to join in then get in contact. What’s on your autumn bucket list?

Katy Evans 

Kelly Vizma 

Emma Smith 

Vicky Buckley 

Jo Whight



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