Summer Even When it is Winter

Heidi Swapp Pineapple Crush
Happy Summer to you…or should I say Happy Winter to you from Downunder Brisbane Australia. Living in this beautiful city you  can sometimes mistake our Winter for Summer because our Winter’s are so mild and some days and weeks so warm it could almost be a Summers day. Recently my family and I visited a […]

Hawthorne Cards

Heidi Swapp Hawthorne cards
I love when product can inspire you to create. The beautful Hawthorne collection is the perfect starting point to create some cards and today I want to share 3 cards I made  recently. I love the combo of florals and stripes that give a sophisticated element to my cards. For this card I began with […]

Minc it Monday – Wedding Art

Heidi Swapp Minc
I just love my Minc! I love that it  can transform a project from Go to WOAH!!! It just adds that extra little something and it is so easy to achieve. When Heidi visited Downunder recently she taught two classes. One of the classes was this divine Mini album Minc Technique class using some modelling […]

MINC Teacher Printable

Heidi Swapp Minc
I  love when I can combine my love of teaching with my love of my Minc. The Minc foil found at Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores,  just adds an extra touch of Oomph to a layout. Today I want to share a quick and easy project that you could create as a teacher gift or […]

Laundry Room DIY Decor

Heidi Swapp Wall words
I love a good clean up! Recently,  I decided to clean up and refresh my laundry. We have lived in our home here in Brisbane for almost 10 years now and I found things in the cupboards from when we first moved in….eeek! It felt good to destash! I wanted to freshen up the look […]

diy neon kids decor

Heidi Swapp Neon
I am totally in love with brand new Neon wall  words and shapes. I think it is the coolest concept Heidi has come up with and my boys think so too. When I opened my box of Neon  both my boys went kinda crazy over some of the words and shapes. My eldest laid claim […]

Email Memory Book with Fresh Start

Heidi Swapp Memory Planner
Last month my son went on  the trip of a life time with his school, travelling from Brisbane Australia to Beijing China. He and his class mates spent 14 days travelling around China  experiencing some incredible sights and creating amazing memories. Each night we received an eagerly awaited email from the teachers, sharing a little […]

minc it monday celebrates milestones

Heidi Swapp Minc
This week there is a special celebration happening with my family! My husband celebrates 20 years service with his employer! To me that is such an incredible milestone for  him, his accomplishments in his job has been many and  I wanted to create a special layout to let him know how proud I am of […]

3 Ways to Create a One of a Kind Layout

Heidi Swapp Storyline
One of my favorite techniques for creating a unique scrapbook page is to combine a number of products. Sometimes it is good to work with a coordinating collection, all the hard work of color combos and design has been done for you!  However sometimes I like to work outside the box a little and create […]