Emerson Lane | Ephemera vs. Stickers

Heidi Swapp Emerson Lane collection | Ephemera vs Stickers which do you love more? by @createoften for @heidiswapp
Which do you love more? Ephemera or stickers? I love having both options and when creating a page. You can get the same look with both! Here are 2 layouts featuring both to give you a better idea! Layer stickers to make them stand out. On the page above, I used pop-up squares to lift […]

5 Ways to Plan and Stay Organized with Color Fresh

5 Ways to Plan and Stay Organized by @createoften for @heidiswapp using Heidi Swapp Color Fresh 2019 Planners
When I was younger, my mom, sisters, carried our planners everywhere. We called our planner “Our Life” because there was no way we could lose our planner with all thing things written down in it. That would be catastrophic! As an adult I started to use my smart phone for scheduling. Getting organized is suppose […]

Heidi Swapp Halloween Goes Glam

Heidi Swapp Halloween Goes Glam | Halloween DIY Party Ideas by @creatoften for @heidiswapp
Parties are so much fun! Especially when they go glam! This Glam Halloween Party was easy to put together. Use these tips and tricks to treat your guests this year! Create an instant backdrop with banners. Hang paper fans and string the Heidi Swapp Spooky Banner! It is so easy to create the backdrop to […]

Meeting Emerson Lane

This weekend I was cleaning out this box that I was hoarding of scrapbook supplies. Come on, I know you have one too… lol … I came across some vintage Heidi Swapp products and I had a blast looking at them all. Later while I was creating with Heidi’s newest paper collection, Emerson Lane, I […]

Create a Foiled Title that POPS

One of my favorite things about scrapbooking is revisiting memories. Every few months, I take a look at my camera roll on my phone and decide which photos are worth deleting, which need to be backed up, and then printed. It was during that time I came across these two photos. Maybe you have a […]

Storyline | How to Make Summer Last Forever

How to capture summer forever on a scrapbook page | Using Heidi Swapp Storyline collection by @createoften for @heidiswapp
With the change of the seasons come other changes. The starting of a new school year means children are growing up. No matter how much my mama-heart wants to deny it, summer is over and my kids are now another year older. This summer was a good one. Was it a good one for you? […]

Go Bold with Color!

Go Bold with Color on a Scrapbook Page | Using Pineapple Crush collection by @createoften for @heidiswapp
One of my favorite things about being an artist is color. I am in love with it. Color inspires me and lifts me up when I am down. When asked by my daughter, “Mom, what is your favorite color?” I usually answer with, “I love all the colors but right now my favorite is…” and […]

One Photo Memories

What to do if you have 1 or no photos of a memory? Should you still scrapbook it? by @createoften for @heidiswapp using Heidi Swapp Storyline collection now in Michaels Stores
Have you ever found a photograph that provokes a flood of memories when you look at it? As a memory keeper, I have several photos like this but I have not documented them because I only have 1 photograph for each memory. Most of these photos are “pre-digital”… We didn’t have the luxury to photograph […]

His and Hers Storyline Layouts in Under 10 Minutes

His and Hers Scrapbook Pages in Under 10 Minutes by @createoften for @heidiswapp
If you are a mother of multiple children then you know the “mother guilt” that happens as a scrapbooker. After having the first child, so many pictures are taken and they have their first year album finished with no problem. Then, it seems harder the more children we have to keep up. Ha! However, I […]

Finished Memory Planner Pages | 2018ex Excavate

Finished June Memory Planner Pages by @createoften for @heidiswapp
Have you been downloading the monthly FREE planner printable in the 2018ex planner series? It isn’t too late to join the journey as it is a self-paced FREE planner workshop. Just head over to the home-page, watch the introduction video, print the planner printables and get started! Each month’s theme have pushed me to set some […]