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Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

Hey there! Happy Monday!

How has your summer been going? Making a ton of memories?

Yeah…us, too.

And I’m using the new Heidi Swapp Adventure Scavenger Album to document them!

You may remember seeing these albums used to record a vacation or special event.

In fact, my girl, Jamie Pate, shared this exact album just last Friday. She and her family took an adventure-filled trip earlier this summer and she used her album to remember each of the fantastic memories that were made during that time.

Kim Jeffress did the same HERE with her recent trip to Disneyland…this is a MUST-SEE!

Aren’t those albums just gorgeous?  And both are filled with a ton of inspiration and information on just how to fill them.

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

Well, I’m using mine in just a slightly different way.

Instead of documenting one trip, I’m documenting our entire summer.

Every few days, I go through my phone and find photos that fit with the prompts included in the album…and then I tell that story.

It’s fun, easy & and it’s a great way to document this season!

Wanna take a look at what I have so far?

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

I made a promise to myself earlier in the year that, from now on, my documenting would be a little more simple…a little more do-able.

I’ve found that doing this has really made things less overwhelming for me…and I love it.

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

You’ll see that, on most of my pages, I’ve added an Instax photo, a quick embellishment or two, and the photo’s story…

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

…and that’s it.

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

I’m not concerned with getting things into chronological order. I’m simply finding photos that fit the prompt on the page…

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

…and I really love the way it’s turning out.

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

Including a few of my favorite embellishments from a number of Heidi’s current lines, including Storyline & Stationery helps, too…

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

I’ve also added a number of hand-drawn elements to help tell my story. This is my favorite new way to decorate. All I need is a pen, a few markers and something to trace a circle with.

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

I just love what these elements add to my pages.

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

And I love that I’m able to complete each page quickly & easily.

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

We’re halfway through summer…and I’m halfway through my album. Seems as though things are working out just perfectly…(smile).

Our Summer 2017 :: An Instax Scavenger Hunt | Maggie Massey for Heidi Swapp

Don’t forget to check out Jamie’s & Kim’s posts HERE…you’ll be astounded at just how much you can do with these fantastic albums!

Pick up one of these new Scavenger Albums at your local Michaels, grab some pens & markers, a few of the new Instax filler cards & your printer, and start getting those summer-stories told!

SUPPLIES: Instax Tropical Scavenger Album – Adventure, Instax Tropical Filler Packs – Gold, Rose Gold, Geometric, pieces from the Heidi Swapp Stationery & Storyline Collections. All items available at Michaels Stores.

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