Gratitude Found in Journal Studio

Gratitude Found in Journal Studio by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
It’s that time of year. When gratitude is the theme. But then…shouldn’t gratitude be a theme found outside the season as well? I for one say yes. Yes it should be. So this is what I did. I took one of the notebook inserts from the new Heidi Swapp edition of Journal Studio. I cut […]

Minc It Monday | 5 Minc Styles in a December Album

Heidi Swapp Minc It Monday In Your December Album by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @jamiepate
Welcome to Minc It Monday December Album style. Today’s addition of Minc It Monday I will be styling with the Minc Machine Collection 5 different ways in my December Album. I have begun to prep my daily album for the Christmas season. A couple of Minc techniques can be found in my December Mini album. […]

Minc It Monday | Fall Leaf Embellishment

Heidi Swapp Minc It Monday Fall Leaf Embellishments by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
It’s the end of October and I am feeling fallish. This whole fall season is showing up in my creativity sessions. In my photography. And in my home. And since today is Minc It Monday, it is fall is also coming out of my Minc Machine too. That sounded weird didn’t it? Today I want […]

Heidi Swapp Spiral Personal Planner Unboxing

As with the rest of the Heidi Swapp Media Team, I am super excited to share the new 2019 Color Fresh Memory Planners that are becoming available now. Today’s post I have the honor to talk about the Personal Planner – Let’s Do This. This personal sized planner is filled with beautiful month dividers. The […]

Telling Stories with Storyline

Heidi Swapp New Adventures Storyline by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
I have been thinking about the subject of story a lot lately. As my own life has been a wild ride of late, the stories I have been living along the way actually give birth to future stories. I have had the awesome blessing of being able to travel to certain places around the country […]

Emerson Lane Accordion Mini Album

Heidi Swapp Emerson Lane Accordian Mini Album by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
It pretty much does not get any prettier than this … new Heidi Swapp Emerson Lane and story telling. It has to be said: I am very excited to share my first project using Emerson Lane. Photos that were still sitting on my computer from my daughter’s graduation are the feature story here. There is […]

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 […]