Love Your Lettering Kit

You’ve heard the phrase, “just put your John Hancock on the dotted line” right? That’s because John Hancock’s larger than any signature on the Declaration of Independence in 1776 has become an icon for all time for signatures. Oh. AND…for handwriting! Today, January 23, is the birthday of John Hancock. And 200 years after his […]

Why You Should Have More Than Just a To-Do List

Heidi Swapp Journal Studio Lists Book by Jamie Pate @jamipate for @heidiswapp
OK…true confession. I’m a list girl. There. I said it. I write lists all day long. Mostly  to-do lists. I’m pretty good with a running to-do list. However. I have resisted LISTS. You know. A book of lists? Remember when LISTS were on trend? Yeah. Well. I avoided that. For reasons I am not even […]

How to Wrap Gifts with Emerson Lane

How To Gift with Heidi Swapp Emerson Lane by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
It’s almost here. And as of this writing, I have few presents actually wrapped. But never fear. Because Heidi’s Emerson Lane makes for beautiful packages tied up in string. Finding a few boxes on the Silhouette Store, plus a gift box from Kerri Bradfore Studios, I was inspired to create some thematic gift wrapping. These […]

Minc It Monday | Christmas Storytelling

Heidi Swapp Minc It Monday | Christmas Storytelling by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
One does not have to look far to find a story this time of year. And for those of us story-seekers, they are abundant. Those stories bring much joy and gratitude. Even the simplest of tales. The story that I created here on this Storyline page is one of those simple narratives that I like […]

Heidi Holiday Lightbox Giveaway + Freebie

Heidi Holiday Lightbox by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Welcome back to our Heidi Holiday celebration, where we are giving away prizes every Friday along with a FREE download! If you are coming from Scrapbook & Cards Magazine, we are so glad you have come to join the party! To see how you can ENTER to WIN 2 Lightbox prize packs read on! The […]

Heidi Holiday Photo Book Kit | Photo With Santa

Heidi Swapp Holiday Photo Book Kit by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswsapp
I’m so excited about the Heidi Holiday Social Media Event. Heidi is always one for connection. Even in a cyber way it’s possible to connect online and that’s a huge part of what this event is all about. Check out yesterday’s blog post HERE for additional details that will take us through the month with […]

City Sidewalks | Merry Wall Word

Heidi Swapp City SIdewalks Merry Wall Words by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
It’s the most wonderful time of the year once again. Right?!?!? I know!!! And today I am super excited about the new holiday home diy from Heidi Swapp called City Sidewalks. This collection is available online at your favorite independent scrapbook store. Lightboxes, banners and marquees make up this holiday range. All the pieces provide […]

Color Fresh | A Look At the New Stamp Set

Heidi Swapp Color Fresh | A Look at the New Stamp Set by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
The new Color Fresh Memory Planners are out and fresh and colorful. My main planner for this next year will be the large Do Your Thing planner. But what I want to talk to you about today is the inside. And three ways I am putting the new stamp set to work. The new Color […]

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 […]