telling stories with hawthorne photo journal

Telling Stories with Heidi Swapp Hawthorne Photo Journal by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
I canNOT wait to show off this Photo Journal that is part of the Heidi Swapp Hawthorne Collection. The beautiful floral print hard cover mini album is a great option for telling any story. To name a few, this album is a perfect book for baby’s first year, a birthday event, a photo a day […]

Halloween Party Time

Heidi Swapp Halloween Party Time by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
September is here. School is back in. Labor Day is behind us. And the festive season in front of us. Time to start thinking about Halloween parties and decorating. Heidi Swapp’s new Halloween Collection is live and kickin’ at select JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores, independent and online stores! This quick party was put together […]

How to MINC a Scrapbook Title

How To Foil a Scrapbook Title with Heidi Swapp Minc Machine by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswap
Minc It Monday is here again. This is the part of the show where the Heidi Swapp Media Team creates yet another Minc inspired technique. The more I use the Minc Machine, the more ideas I discover I want to try. Especially where the Mixed Media portion of the collection is concerned. Today’s Minc It […]

5 Ways to Use Mini Envelopes in a Planner

Mini Envelopes and Heidi Swapp Planner by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
We in this crafty business like to call when we merge one brand of product with another brand of product a collaboration. And that my friends, is just what this here post is all about. Now it’s not the first time the Heidi Swapp Media Team, or any other brand for that matter, are mixin’ […]

happy jig and hawthorne play together

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne and Happy Jig Play Together by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
  It’s never hard to add a little happy to any page layout. Just by virtue of the fact that the images are your images. And the page is your creativity. Not to mention the vast array of scrapbook product out there that is fun and pretty and, well, just brings joy to your page. […]

Storyline at the Beach

Beach Story with Heidi Swapp Swapp by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Storyline is here again. This time the page will be filled with beach memories. Having just returned from a week on the S0-Cal shore, my memories are fresh and my photos are getting printed. For these stories I am using the Heidi Swapp Storyline Collection available at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores. Part of that […]

Minc it Monday | Foil Dot Background

How to Create Foil Dot Background with Heidi Swapp Minc Machine by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Lately I have been thinking a lot about the craftiness that is ‘scrapbooking’. How there is this whole community of people out there who take photo + memory and create an artistic display that holds not only unique creativity every time but also heart. These cardstock and pattern paper canvases hold much more than embellishments […]

How to Gather with Heidi Swapp Wall Words

How To Gather With Heidi Swapp Wall Words by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
I find it kind of funny. The Heidi Swapp Media Team has been featuring the Wall Words here on the blog in recent posts. And so far, we have managed to use these said ‘wall’ words every where except for on a wall. Today is no exception. These Wall Words, that are available at Jo-Ann […]

Storyline Storytelling

Heidi Swapp Storyline Storytelling by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
If there is one thing I know about the Heidi Swapp Media Team, it’s that we are passionate about story telling. And more than that. We are passionate about inspiring you, our readers, to be passionate about story telling. It’s one of our team conversations we have often. How do we communicate to Heidi Swapp’s […]

How to Glitter and Shine with Neon Wall Words

How To Glitter and Shine with Heidi Swapp Neon Wall Words by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
You’ve heard me say it here before. Keeping uplifting words and quotes visual servers to help create an uplifting environment. Heidi Swapp’s products serve that mission time and again. And no less with these new Neon Wall Words now available at JoAnn Stores. For today’s Neon Wall Word post, I am taking the word Shine, […]