Scrapbook Your Heart Featured Instructor!

One of my favourite things to do as part of the crafting industry in Canada is to search for and discover some of those "hidden talents" we have across this awesome country of ours!!!

Whether it is for my Crop and Cruise Scrapbooking Cruises for Canadians, Canadian Scrapbooker Magazine or local events I'm involved with, I absolutely LOVE finding these gems and introducing them to those who may not yet have had the privilege!!!!

So with no further adieu, I am pleased to announce our special guest and featured instructor for this year's Scrapbook Your Heart Alberta-wide retreat this May...

Hi!  I am Diana Kennedy from Edmonton, Alberta.  I have always been artistic in some way throughout my life.  I have tried my hand at drawing, painting, sewing, crocheting, clay sculpture, jewellery making and all kinds of dancing ranging from ballroom to belly dance.  More recently, I am teaching myself how to create art journals and mixed media art. My day job has me using my Master of Science Degree in Clothing and Textiles working as a manager of Arts in Healthcare Programs within an acute care hospital.    
I was introduced to scrapbooking in 2007 when I went on a retreat with a friend. I was scrapbooking my wedding and was instantly hooked!  I am presently on the design team for "Scrapbooking From the Inside Out" and have been published in Canadian Scrapbooker, and featured on Donna Downey's and Cathy Zielske's blogs.   My other interests include clean eating, baking/cooking, organic gardening, hiking, running, biking, being a Zumba® instructor and of course going shopping for scrapbook supplies.  

I am inspired daily by all the many talented people who tell their life stories through the art of scrapbooking and am anxious to help you do the same at the Scrapbook Your Heart retreat.

Diana is not only super sweet, but she is just over the top talented and is PERFECTLY tuned into what this retreat is all about!!!  As we say over and over, Scrapbook Your Heart is a retreat designed to help you explore and craft about deeper matters of the heart... it is about women coming together to help one another make it through this life on earth that is sometimes amazing, but many times nasty!!  And Diana is all about crafting the good, the bad and the downright ugly parts of what we all encounter in this life...

And one of my personal favourites we picked for CS publication at the Great Canadian Scrapbook Carnival in Edmonton last fall... I simply couldn't resist her butterflies!!!!!!!!!!!

So as you can see, not only is Diana super talented, but she is beautifully vulnerable, inspiring and eager to share herself with us at Scrapbook Your Heart.  

Be sure to check out more on her blog and please give her some LOVE!!

And know that we are almost already sold out!!!  We only have 1 cabin left in Aspen Ridge and 3 in Creekside!!!  And I can hardly wait!!!   There is nothing else like this event... we may go home exhausted from lack of sleep, but you also take home the life changes, fresh perspectives, new friends and crafty projects to remind each one how incredibly special you are!!!  Please join us :)


Lee-Anne said...

Oh this sounds so exciting! I can't wait for this retreat and I am looking so forward to meeting Diana.

Izzy said...

This sounds like fun! love the new look of your blog too :)