studio desk makeover

Handmade by Heidi ::desk accessory kit | Kim Jeffress for Heidi Swapp
Every now and again I complete a big clean up of my scrap studio! Sometimes it is my whole room, sometimes certain parts. Today I want to share my  freshly tidied desk and shelving unit! I share a double table with my husband who sits opposite me when I craft. He may (or may note- […]

Easy Interactive Color Fresh Scrapbook Page

I love it when something comes together so easy! Interactive scrapbook pages sound difficult but actually they are just a way to help get a job done easier. In this case, I wanted to add more photos to my layout and used Heidi’s photo-stack concept. A photo-stack is just a piece of paper sized to […]

Handmade by Heidi | Nat’l Write Your Story Day

Nat'l Write Your Story Day | Handmade by Heidi | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp
Happy “National Write Your Story Day!” Scrapbookers & documenters nationwide rejoice! Finally! A day dedicated to those of us who know just how important this hobby is…yay! And, whether you’re a seasoned vet at this storytelling game, or you’ve never laid your hands on an embellishment, you can get those stories told quickly and easily…and […]

Rainbow Foil Statement Piece

Heidi Swapp Minc
With St Patrick’s Day just around the corner I was inspired to use the new Rainbow MINC foil on layout.  I was thinking about how I could create a rainbow down my entire page and came up with the idea of using a toner sheet and the MIC foil and a cut file…let me share […]

Journal Studio | DIY Inspiration Notebook

DIY Inspiration Notebook :: Journal Studio | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp
About a month ago, Jennifer Evans posted THIS photo on IG. And I was instantly inspired. Jen is a wonderful artist…and she makes these amazing smash books filled with bit & pieces and odd & ends. I decided to wanted to do the same…sorta. Mixed media, and “art,” in general, are not really my thing…I’m […]

love + color fresh + minc

Heidi Swapp Color Fresh
If you know me, you know I love the color yellow! So when I saw the new Color Fresh collection and the gorgeous Note It pattern paper I knew I had to use it straight away! I wanted to add a bit of contrast to my layout so I layered over the Cheetah speciality pattern […]

5 Ways to Use the Washi Tape Kit

Five Ideas For Heidi Swapp Washi Tape by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
As with all things trends ebb and flow. Our paper hobby alone has seen tools and embellishments come and go through the years. Sometimes we use them all up. Some times we hoard these things…for years…Heidi Swapp Sanding Pads anyone? While I am a fan of the specific pretty collection pieces that make a range […]