scrapbooking homework

I’m taking an on-line class at Big Picture Scrapbooking called a year to remember with Heidi Swapp as the instructor.  Anyway, she provides an art challenge every month, which consists of a 12×12 layout that fits in our calendars.  During these challenges she teaches us techniques that make up her scrapbooking philosophy.  It’s pretty cool.  For August the focus was on a large picture, ideally 12×12 but I decided to print it myself from home so I only used an 8×10 photo.  The picture represents something that makes us smile.  As our homework the week before we needed to be aware of when & why we smile.  Of course Sebastian & Lexi were one of the main reasons smiles crept onto my face time & time again (also the reason I screamed time & time again but we won’t get into that here).  I chose to use a transparency under the picture since it wasn’t a full 12×12 and framed the photo w/ tape and journaling as Heidi suggested.  here is my homework.


  1. leah says:

    This is great, Mary Jo! I love the colors, and the pic and everything! 🙂

  2. Jen says:

    How did you like this class? Your LO is adorable!!!

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