Ali Edwards’ Hello Story Class Giveaway

By Lisa Andrews

June 13, 2013

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We’re excited! Today we have a giveaway for a seat in Ali Edwards’ Hello Story at Big Picture Classes. We have loved Ali’s classes in the past and we are sure this will also be inspiring!

Here is the info on Ali’s upcoming class:

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Hello Story
12 weeks of creative storytelling techniques with Ali Edwards

7/8/2013-9/29/2013 $99

Class Description
What’s your story? This summer, say hello to a dozen fun strategies for sharing more of your words, and more of yourself, on your scrapbook pages.

In her new 12-week workshop, Hello Story, Ali Edwards will introduce you to 12 storytelling techniques—never-before-seen in her prior journaling workshops—that will bring creativity and clarity to both your writing and your page designs. Every week, you get to sit over Ali’s shoulder and watch her transform her story ideas into timeless, authentic, story-rich scrapbook pages.

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Through dozens of in-depth videos that cover storytelling and design ideas as well as 36+ exclusive layout examples from Ali (12″ x 12″ and 8 1/2″ x 11″ layouts, plus Project Life inserts), Hello Story will inspire you to take action and give you the tools you need to tell your own stories with confidence.

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Are you ready to discover (or rediscover) the fun that comes from the interplay of design and words? By the end of class, you may even enjoy the writing process just as much as you love taking photos and playing with paint and paper!

New to Big Picture Classes? Learn more here

Ready to win a seat in Ali’s Hello Story class? Just leave a comment here telling us one of your favorite things about summer and you will be entered to win.

We will select one random winner from the comments and post the winner on Monday, June 17.

147 Comments on “Ali Edwards’ Hello Story Class Giveaway”

  • Gerdieneke

    I love how people seem to stop thinking about what needs to be done by tomorrow and focus on what needs to be appreciated today. Raspberries, ice cream, sunshine, outdoor music, swimming…
    Life seems to be lighter and easier during the summer!

    June 14th, 2013 at 3:32 am
  • Michele

    I would love to take her class.. my favorite thing about summer is playing in the water with kids..

    June 14th, 2013 at 4:04 am
  • I love the great outdoors activities + children’s holidays in the summer! And we have summer almost all year round!

    June 14th, 2013 at 4:31 am
  • Loving the summer for sun + sand + sea! Outdoor activities made easy

    June 14th, 2013 at 4:33 am
  • amy

    Love the long days—staying light o
    utside until 9pm. Makes summer feel endless!

    June 14th, 2013 at 4:53 am
  • Michelle T.

    The class looks wonderful! I always struggle with finding the right words to put on paper (i.e. is it too much detail, not enough explanation, etc.) and would love to learn other ways to “tell and show.” Thanks for the opportunity!

    June 14th, 2013 at 4:56 am
  • Denine Zielinski

    Time off from work….no alarm clock!!!!

    June 14th, 2013 at 5:06 am
  • Pamela B

    Slurpee season! Love those icy cold drinks, but I think frozen lemonade might steal my heart this year 🙂

    June 14th, 2013 at 5:29 am
  • Terry Larsen

    Here in MN it’s just the chance to get outside talk to neighbors you haven’t seen all winter and not have to shovel wet snow almost daily. And, I love the long days!!

    June 14th, 2013 at 5:31 am
  • Samantha L

    Thanks for the chance! I would love to win! My favorite thing about summer is getting out on our boat!

    June 14th, 2013 at 6:08 am
  • Fiona Lally

    Lazy & warm days, slow starts, no strict schedule to follow, fresh summer fruit, days at the beach & lots of fun and laughter…..

    June 14th, 2013 at 6:21 am
  • Summer is the best! I love the smell of salted skin after a swim in the sea and feeling the sand beneath your feet!
    Oh, and ice cream! Always ice cream 😀

    June 14th, 2013 at 7:31 am
  • Tracy

    I love the lack of routine and spur of the moment plans that turn out to be so much fun and memorably.

    June 14th, 2013 at 8:12 am
  • dianne d.

    Eating lots of fresh berries from the garden.

    June 14th, 2013 at 9:50 am
  • mary bartolotta

    my favorite thing about summer is that this summer we are beginning a new family adventure as we move with the military to a new home in a new state.

    June 14th, 2013 at 10:45 am
  • I love not having a strict schedule in the summer! Ahhh. (thanks for the chance at the giveaway! Would be awesome to win it!)

    June 14th, 2013 at 11:05 am
  • Kristin A.

    One of my very favorite things about summer is the incredible fresh produce. yum! This class looks incredible! Thanks for the chance to win.

    June 14th, 2013 at 11:21 am
  • Melody

    I love the warm weather of summer; sunshine, flowers, the many greens of the trees, baby animals, family BBQs, ….. It would be so wonderful to win Ali’s class 🙂

    June 14th, 2013 at 11:44 am
  • rkokes

    spending more time together as a family, and being able to leave the windows open!

    June 14th, 2013 at 11:55 am
  • AngieS

    Looking forward to the more relaxed pace of summer versus the strict routines of the school year! Thank you for a chance to win…

    June 14th, 2013 at 12:33 pm
  • Lynn Herrick

    Visiting markets and going to the Beach!

    June 14th, 2013 at 12:57 pm
  • I’m looking forward to doing some reading on our deck and also swimming in our lakes. Yay summer.

    Would be awesome to win!

    June 14th, 2013 at 1:23 pm
  • Katie Chapman

    Love the longer days and lazy time with friends and family

    June 14th, 2013 at 1:54 pm
  • Christina

    My favorite things about summer is to feel free like a child, laughing and dancing through the sun. Thanks for the chanse to win!

    June 14th, 2013 at 2:44 pm
  • Lauren B.

    Just one thing…..I love the freedom of it – we get to go outside, fresh air and no limitations, just seems to be more relaxed !

    June 14th, 2013 at 7:01 pm
  • Dawn

    My favorite thing about summer is hanging out with my boys, eating yummy blueberries and fresh Georgia peaches, family vacations and living life at a easy going pace. So blessed….

    June 14th, 2013 at 7:10 pm
  • Melissa H.

    Veggie gardening! Thanks for the chance!

    June 14th, 2013 at 9:47 pm
  • Candy

    Best thing about summer is all the amazing photo ops it brings!!

    June 14th, 2013 at 10:02 pm
  • Heidi, juicy, sweet watermelon, dripping down your chin..defines summer! Summer: a time for creating new amazing laugh out loud memories, a time to capture new stories of traditions held close, the tangible witnessing of the year that has passed in your children since last summers adventures..
    Summer: a time to sink into the arms of relaxed schedules, sun drenched days and happy water laden activities…!
    Blessed summer Everyone!
    Thank you Ali and Scrapbook Circle. Magical Summer memories to You!

    June 14th, 2013 at 11:46 pm
  • Jamia

    I like the laid back feelings and attitude of summer. Everything seems to relax and go at a slower paCe. Not to mention my desert town has the best summer nights!

    June 15th, 2013 at 12:09 am
  • Every two years my 5 siblings and 4 cousins and our families meet in NJ for a week long family reunion. This is the year – we meet next month, and this summer we’ll celebrate the wedding of my daughter who lives in England. I can hardly wait!

    June 15th, 2013 at 4:52 am
  • Kate, stinkydudette

    I love ice cream, flip flops and the beach in the Summer! Shame it’s winter now, but it won’t be long now. Haha..

    June 15th, 2013 at 6:00 am
  • Melissa604

    Bike riding with friends along the sea wall, enjoying fresh fruit and veggies, good drinks and sunshine!

    June 15th, 2013 at 8:59 am
  • Kathy L

    I love that everyone I know (including me), whether neighbors, friends or family, are coming out of winter hibernation to enjoy all of the summer activities as soon as weather permits. It just cheers me right on up!

    June 15th, 2013 at 12:35 pm
  • stacey

    I love the looser schedule of summer and having my kids home with me all day, even though that means more food more laundry more friends more mess. I love it!

    June 15th, 2013 at 1:13 pm
  • Lexie

    My favourite thing to do in the summer? Just celebrate and enjoy life 😉

    June 15th, 2013 at 2:36 pm
  • My favorite thing is having so much more time to spend with my family and friends! And I love all of the yummy fruit & veggies that summer brings!

    June 15th, 2013 at 3:02 pm
  • Kathy L

    I am excited to be able to spend more time with my family. Love the extra daylight and being able to spend more time outside.

    June 15th, 2013 at 9:46 pm
  • I love the warm glow through the curtains in the morning heralding the long day ahead. I love the feel of the sunshine on my skin and the scent of the roses growing lushly in the garden. Most of all I love having my children home from school and university and getting to enjoy precious time with them.

    June 16th, 2013 at 12:21 pm
  • one of my favorite things about summer is the energy I have. I love being out and about, taking out of town trips on the weekends, visiting new wineries. The sun provides so much energy and life is good!

    June 16th, 2013 at 1:21 pm
  • Summer, a chance to re-charge, relax and spend time with family!

    June 16th, 2013 at 4:51 pm
  • Nancylynn

    Love being outside and spending time with my kids in the sunshine.

    June 16th, 2013 at 7:02 pm
  • Amy Megan

    I love making home made ice cream constantly in the summer. Especially when I can add fresh picked blueberries from a local farm in our area!

    June 16th, 2013 at 8:49 pm
  • Tenny Kusuma

    My fave summer activity…being able to be outside most of the day with my children, playing, gardening, grilling. Thanks for a chance to win this awesome giveaway.

    June 16th, 2013 at 10:25 pm
  • Joanne

    I love how the days are longer and watching the sun set and the sky turning to dusk

    June 17th, 2013 at 3:18 pm
  • Tamara

    My favorite thing about summer is having more time to get together with family. Family Reunions, road trips, weekend getaways. So many great things to help us reconnect and of course document through pictures!

    June 19th, 2013 at 6:39 pm
  • Susan Ringler

    Hmmm, my favorite thing about summer is less stress— theoretically anyway, lol. Kids are out of school, etc.

    June 20th, 2013 at 8:08 pm

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