Light the Fight

Light the Fight Podcast
Since losing my son Cory to suicide almost 3 years ago, so much about my world has changed. Yes, i still do my thing… i’m still me. But in some ways, i feel completely different. I can’t really put it into words effectively. It might be the grief of losing a child. It might be […]

How to Make a Hawthorne Mini Book

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne Mini Book full tutorial by @heidiswapp
I am always so excited when i FINALLY hold new products in my hands after the months that go into the development and sample process! The Hawthorne collection was no exception! As we were preparing to show it all off at the Creativation Show in January, I took time to create some samples … I […]

Introducing Storyline V2

It’s been exactly a year since Storyline was first released and I have been so grateful for the response from those of you that have shared how it has simplified the process of CAPTURING your memories!!! For those mama’s finally getting their baby photos in an album to brides documenting their weddings – I see […]

Introducing Pineapple Crush

Introducing Pineapple Crush Paper Collection by @heidiswapp
I am so excited to introduce my second paper collection this year – Pineapple Crush!!! Fresh and Fun is the vibe of Pineapple Crush! It’s mix of cool watercolor washes, and the trendy tropical icons are the perfect escape to your favorite memories! Document those special moments on a background of vibrant colors and beautiful […]

Print your own photo stickers!

Life is busy, and time flies…and seriously, my memory is terrible. Sometimes i can’t even remember what i had for breakfast, let alone what i did last week?  Which is exactly why i am so committed to using my “Memory Planner”. I don’t use my planner in the way that i think someone might teach […]

Creativation Recap!

I can’t believe it’s been almost a month since the annual “Creativation” show! I wanted to take a minute and share with you some of the photos from the booth that we set up there, as well as a peek into the new products that we showcased, and what will be COMING SOON! Creativation (the […]

How To Make a Foiled “BE MINE” Banner

How to Make a Foiled Banner by @heidiswapp using the Minc Foil Applicator
There is still time to create this cute “BE MINE” banner! And if you happen to have a MINC machine, you can add foil and make it SHINE!  Here’s what  you will need: White cardstock Tissue paper; I used red and pink Sewing machine Fringe scissors Hole punch Twine Laser printer Minc Gold foil Last […]

How to Make Tissue Tassels and Fringe!

How to Make Tissue Tassels and Fringe! by @heidiswapp
Happy Valentine’s Day!! Today I want to share with you a couple of really FUN, CHEAP and QUICK ideas for holiday decor! It’s PERFECT for Valentine’s, but these ideas really make any celebration or special event that much more special! I am using TISSUE paper to create these decorative elements! Tissue is awesome because it […]

welcome to your fresh start: 2018ex

During that week between Christmas and New Year’s, I was doing that typical ‘Heidi-move’ of making LONG lists of everything I wanted to change about myself. I covered all aspects of my life: eat healthy, drink more water, reduce my screen time, plan meals, get up early, loose weight, smile more, become more spiritually connected, […]

The Formula to Perfect Holiday Photos

The Formula to Perfect Holiday Photos (and it is not what you think) Letterboard by @heidiswapp
A little humor goes a long way this holiday season! #amiright? From the very beginning of my married life, I have always created handmade holiday cards, and sent out a healthy batch; and also looked forward to those I received in return. Since losing our son Cory, the last couple of years, the holidays have […]