It's Becky here, posting on behalf of my Mom, who is the JBS guest designer today! Mom was critically injured in a car accident 25 years ago and suffered a brain injury that took away most of her ability to speak and the use of her right hand, which was her primary hand. In spite of all that she has lost, she remains one of the most positive people I know. She inspires me constantly with her positive outlook on life. She lets nothing stop her from living a full life. She continues to scrapbook, with only one hand and it's not her primary hand! I don't know how she does it, but she does. She pumps out filled scrapbooks, year after year. What I love is that she finds such joy in scrapbooking all of our family memories.
Since she creates her pages just for us, she finds her inspiration from scrapbook magazines as well as right here on the JBS inspo blog and site. I think she is like many scrapbookers who find joy in documenting their families lives, but don't feel the need to "design" their own pages, when there are many ideas available in magazines and online. For those of us who work in the scrapbooking industry, this is a good thing. I love to look through Mom's scrapbook magazines and see the pages she has marked to use as inspiration. Sometimes, she even marks my pages!
I thought it would be fun to set a pile of my recent pages in front of her and let her use her JBS kit to create a page. She picked a page and set to work...and her page actually looks quite a bit different than my original page! We sat at my dining room table and scrapbooked together and had a wonderful afternoon! I made a page using the current JBS kit. Don't forget for updates on the JBS site on the 10th of every month!
I think my Mom is a huge inspiration and I thought some of you might think so too!