Celebrate Summer with Pineapple Crush

Celebrate Summer Memories with Heidi Swapp Pineapple Crush by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Can ya feel that? School is letting out (well..here in the NorthHem it is.) The weather is (finally) feeling balmy. And summer days are ahead. I for one am super excited for summer to officially arrive. In the mean time? I am going through last year’s photos yet to be documented. And having fun while […]

How to Invite Heidi Swapp to Your Grad Party

How To Invite Heidi Swapp to Your Grad Party by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
I cannot even believe it! My second child is graduating this month. And guess what? She wanted a non-traditional florals and woodland and whimsical theme for her grad party. And so of course. I had to invite Heidi Swapp and all kinds of Heidi Swapp goodness to the party. Welcome to our Class of 2018 […]

how storyline meets hawthorne collection

How Heidi Swapp Storyline meets Hawthorne by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Mother’s Day evokes so much emotion. Doesn’t it? In moms. In kids. Those emotions may be positive. They may be negative. They can just run the gamut, can’t they? We women. We may not be moms. We may not have kids. We may not have a great relationship with our moms. Our mothering may be […]

How to Use the New Heidi Swapp Glue Pens

Minc It Monday - New Heidi Swapp Glue Pens | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Welcome to Minc It Monday. If you are new here (and raise your hands if you are) Minc It Monday is a feature here at Heidi Swapp that is most often found on Monday. Imagine that! The Heidi Swapp Media Team takes this opportunity to share with you a fun diy using the Minc Machine. […]

5 Ways to Use Fresh Start Stickers

Five Ways to use Heidi Swapp Fresh Start Stickers by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Doesn’t this spring weather just make ya want to pull out all the happy colors? It does me. Makes me want to show off all the feels in my planner. Using Heidi Swapp Fresh Start Stickers is a great way for me to bring in lots of color and shape and texture to my pages. […]

How to Craft Fabulous Pineapple Crush Cards

How To Craft Fabulous Heidi Swapp Pineapple Crush Cards by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Cards. Cards. Cards. I continue to love card making. It was my first intro into this awesome paper world. And I continue to enjoy the making and sending of cards even today. Cards are compact. Quick. And super fun when made in assembly line fashion. It’s a good thing for me to have a stash […]

Pretty Ways to Give at Easter

Pretty Ways to Give At Easter with Heidi Swapp Hawthorne Collection by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Easter is here. This week. It really does mark that time of year of another new beginning. Spring has sprung. We are months past Christmas and New Years. And for many of us it’s a significant day on the church calendar. I always find a fresh creative boost this time of year. All the florals […]

Senior Photos and Storyline

Telling Stories with Heidi Swapp Storyline Collection by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
It’s that time of year. Spring is in the air. New Storyline product is in stores. And graduation is practically around the corner. For me anyway. Oh. And for my daughter. My oldest daughter graduates this year from high school and with her associates degree almost completed. It’s been a challenging few years with classes […]

How to Embellish with Hawthorne Ephemera

How To Embellish with Heidi Swapp Hawthorne Ephemera by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Raise your hand if you love ephemera. Raise your hand if you have no idea what ephemera is and you think I may be swearing. I see that hand. The dictionary defines ephemera as items of collectible memorabilia, typically written or printed ones. Which is perfect. Cause that is JUST what the Heidi Swapp Hawthorne […]

A Storyline Layout in 5 Minutes

Create a grid layout with Heidi Swapp Storyline Collection by Jamie Pate | @jamiepate for @heidiswapp
Do you have stories in your head? Do you ever find yourself watching an event take place and you sort of format that story on a scrapbook page? But in your mind? Well. I do. Often. But I am finding the stories of my life are adding up and there is so much to tell. […]