Saturday, March 12, 2011

GIVEAWAY: In Loving Memory Online Class

if you've been a reader for a while, you know how near and dear to my heart this class is. for the first time in 2 years, i'm offering it again. :)

class begins March 14, but i've opened up registration through March 18.

for those of you on the fence about registering, please note that i'm am more than willing to answer any questions before you commit.

answering the most frequently asked questions: this class is suitable for traditional paper and digital scrapbookers alike and this class will NOT run again in 2011.

TODAY i'm giving away ONE free seat in this class....a $32 value. no gimmicks......just leave a comment here and make sure i have a way to get ahold of you.

if you are already registered, you may still comment for a chance to win. in the case you win, your money will be refunded.

winner will be drawn at 6:00PM, Eastern Time Sunday March 13.

(ps....if you're a past student of this course you will be grandfathered into the class with no charge. it's as simple as filling out the Move My Class form found here and check off 'In Loving Memory' as a past class.)

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if you're visiting for the first time, here's some words about In Loving Memory: A Journey of Remembrance....


i'm preparing my heart and mind to walk beside lots of hurting friends to help them get their memories preserved as opening day is just 2 days away for another round of a class i developed called: In Loving Memory.


We all know that the loss of a loved one can be one of the most trying and emotional experiences in your lifetime as you ride the waves of grief that follow that loss.


This is something I personally discovered after losing my mom, very suddenly and quite unexpectedly, in the summer of 2007.

After such a loss, when the grief washes away and the sunshine begins to peek into your life again, you find yourself left with a pile of memories that seem fleeting. Yes?

These seemingly fleeting memories leave you with a desperate urge to document every little detail of your loved one and the life they lived, but the thought of tackling such a task seems daunting. I've found that the sense of urgency is caused by the overwhelming fear that you'll forget before you have adequate time or energy to recount the life of the loved one you now miss so dearly.


In my online course, In Loving Memory, I will provide you with an abundance of starting points and journaling triggers, as well as layout samples and sketches to get you moving forward on making your own album of remembrance--all the while encouraging you to be gentle to yourself along the way.

This is definitely not a race to a finished album, but a process of documenting and healing all in one. It's scrapbooking as therapy, not just art.

If you'd like to record and honor the life of your loved one(s), and it has seemed too painful, too messy to begin, or just unapproachable, please consider joining me on a journey of remembrance this spring.

Class starts March 14th.

7 comments:

  1. Well, I am seeing what fate has to say ... if you randomly choose me to win, then I should take the class! LOL, like I said, I am a bit crazy ... :).

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  2. I lost my dad last week. It wasn't sudden or unexpected, but the loss is still hard. Not sure if I'm ready to make an album of his life yet but your class looks interesting and seems like a good starting point for getting my memories written down.

    Kathy R

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  3. Thanks for the chance to win. I spent most of my childhood with my Grandma, and when we lost her 3 years ago, it wasn't easy. Still isn't...

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  4. This class sounds wonderful and it would most likely improve my memories of my parents. Thanks for a chance to win

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  5. I just love this idea, Tania. It sounds like it will be a healing experience.

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  6. Thanks for the chance Tania. I think its amazing that you can take your pain and heartache of losing your mom and find a way to help others. We lost our daughter 6 years ago, and I know from firsthand that sometimes helping others is the only way to get through the pain!

    xxoo,

    Melissa
    mpriest@clearwire.net
    melissapriest.typepad.com

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  7. Looks like I missed the class for this year! :-< I'll check back to find out if/when you are able to run it again (health of yourself and your girls permitting). I was wondering if you'd be able to say which lettering stickers you used in the "they say time heals all pain" page layout. I've never seen anything like it before here in Australia. Blessings - Narelle

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