"something from almost nothing!"

Today was a whirlwind. The
good kind-because I did finally get my hair cut and colored! It’s been FOREVER,
and I really, really needed it. thank goodness!! This afternoon, I went to work
Glimmer Misting a very happy little project (with an unexpected twist) that I
am going to be TEACHING on my LIVE web show in March! It’s so perfect for
SPRING! (who’s ready for spring?) …I can tell you that the people of Salt Lake
City, Utah are ready! We woke to a dusting of snow this morning, and people
were still walking around w/out coats! …pretty much ‘willing’ spring to
come. 

 

Does this describe you?:

you're a
scrapbooker who has more supplies on her shelf than on her album pages.      Well,  you're not alone!

Forheidi

  Plenty of us love collecting just
as much as the scrapping!  This spring, make a difference by putting your
stash to work.

 

 In
Shimelle Laine's online class Something from Almost Nothing, you'll make an
album and more by using your existing supplies in creative ways.  This
three week class will make the most of the creative energy we have in the
spring and by the end you'll have zero guilt as you put all those supplies into
beautiful projects.  Learn all about this online class and sign up here:  (ONLY $15 BUCKS)!! I LOVE THAT!

 ALMOST

Shimelle is
about the cutest thing ever, and has done amazing things teaching and sharing
her creativity online! This will be a fantastic class! it’s amazing what
happens to YOUR creativity when you get pushed, encouraged and challenged a
little!  Shimelle is giving away a
spot in her class… and the winner also gets to invite a friend!!

 

Enter to win
by leaving a comment here and tell me what you have WAAAY too much of in your
stash!?   And what you WISH
you had a little more of!

 

 I think that mine is RIBBON. I have SO
much ribbon, it’s ridiculous! however, I need more BUTTONS! I used to have a
big jar of buttons, and they are missing! And quite frankly, I’m loving buttons
right now! It’s just one more reason that I am missing Beijing!!  Ok, I want to hear about YOUR stash! i am totally curious! i can't wait to read your comments!

 

I’ll be
selecting a winner Saturday!! xoxo

PS….getting lots of questions about my teaching dates and places… next week!

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  1. Lindsay Weiser 25 February, 2010 at 8:14 pm - Reply

    woo-hoo i’m 1st o comment i think unless someone types aster than me!
    i have a TON of ribbon, and a lot of paper…i need more glimmer mist, and stamps! i love them both! my gm collection is now at 8 bottles! yay!

  2. I have a ton of paper.. I need more storage for all the things I have!! lol.. I also need glimmer mist and tattered angels stuff. just recently found them and just love their products.

  3. I have way too much patterned paper because the stuff just makes me happy. WOuld LOVE LOVE to use every bit of it. I wish I had more “special” embellishments like cameos or fancy buttons, etc.

  4. Susan Dodge 25 February, 2010 at 8:22 pm - Reply

    I have tons of glitter. I need more stamps and always more paper.

  5. twitter.com/taly_g 25 February, 2010 at 8:22 pm - Reply

    I have way too much patterned paper and I wish I had some more… What can I say – I just cannot resist all the new gorgeous collections of PP (following closely – letter stickers + stamps). I may be a lost cause.

  6. Robyn Wilkinson 25 February, 2010 at 8:24 pm - Reply

    oooh just one thing way too much, um NOOOOOOOOOO
    too many ribbons,
    too many brads
    too many papers
    too many buttons
    too many chipboard letters…this one i hate cause i really am not using them
    just to name a few
    i have been using my stash a lot of late though ;o)

  7. Julie Cope 25 February, 2010 at 8:26 pm - Reply

    well i have a TON of letter stickers! i love them, can’t get enough of them and i have them all organized by color! What do i need more of???? Probably Kraft cardstock cuz i use it all the time and am always running out of it!

  8. Jill Swensen 25 February, 2010 at 8:28 pm - Reply

    My husband calls me a paper collector. I think because it’s a scrapbooking necessity, I never feel guilty buying more. Shame on me.

  9. Dina Garland 25 February, 2010 at 8:38 pm - Reply

    I have a TON of ribbon and close behind is patterned paper! I think I have a ribbon addiction!

  10. Stefani Meyer 25 February, 2010 at 8:39 pm - Reply

    I am pretty much a horder of cool scrapbook things. I don’t want to use them because then it’ll be gone. You know, just waiting until the perfect project comes along. I’m trying to remind myself “THIS, is the perfect project.
    But if you wanna know what I have way too much of? It’s eyelets! Holy Cow I’ve gotten way to lazy to set them anymore.

  11. susanlepore.blogspot.com 25 February, 2010 at 8:39 pm - Reply

    I have way too many colors of glimmer mist! Then again, is that a bad thing??? Love ’em all !!! Wish I had more cardstock tho! Thanks Heidi…

  12. This sure sounds a must do class for every scrapbooker out there!!
    I have to many papers, well not to many but lots.And alphas.
    Have a great weekend!!
    Waving from New Zealand!!

  13. Itsjustlisa.blogspot.com 25 February, 2010 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    I have way too much ribbon/trim and not enough buttons…at least I don’t think I have enough because I seem to always need colors I don’t have. lol
    Would absolutely love to win a spot for Shimelle’s class for myself and my friend! It sounds wonderful!
    Thanks for a great giveaway!

  14. I have already signed up for this class…but would love to invite a friend. The things I have the most of is eyelets, and I never use them. What I would like more of is buttons or ribbon, love both of these.

  15. Ok…so I think I have been a Heidi “virgin” for too long. I knew you were out there. I saw your name on the things I bought. But, did I “really” know who you were..no.
    But, I have been secretly stalking the Ho3 blog for a few months now…even, bought some digi stuff and taught myself to use it (somewhat. lol)…but, last night, I watched your free class. OMG!! so cool, so fun and so freaking hilarious!!! I love how many times you knocked the glue gun off the table. and I LOVE the clear mini you had made and showed us. I am making one this weekend at a crop I am going to.
    Anyhoooooooo I have so many buttons, that I will never use them all in this life time. If you don’t believe me, see if you can find the HUGE jar o’ buttons in this post:
    http://ilovedirtylaundry.blogspot.com/2010/01/girl-cave.html (lol)
    If you would like for me to send you some vintage buttons, just give me a shout. I love to send happy mail.
    So, that is what I have TOO MUCH OF!
    Now, I don’t have enough mist. I have gotten so addicted to misting, that I don’t think I could ever have enough. There are too many colors to buy!!! I want them all. But, I am getting one to two bottles every month. So, I am trying to start a good little collection.
    Thank you for your inspiration!!!
    B

  16. Elisha Wiggins 25 February, 2010 at 8:46 pm - Reply

    I have WAY to many eyelets and not enough chipboard letters!

  17. I have way too many stamps. They seem like they would be perfect for my pages or to make custom papers and embellishments. But I get too lazy sometimes to drag them out.
    What I need more of, other than FINISHED pages, is more Bazzill cardstock. It seems like I can’t keep enough of it around in the right colors.

  18. nancy smith 25 February, 2010 at 8:48 pm - Reply

    I have a ton of Heidi Swapp from early Creating Keepsakes conventions and classes here in Tulsa Ok. I was at a class back when Capri was born. I love all my stash and thanks to the new Live Webshows it looks like I will find a way to use some of it. What a wonderful gift you are giving us of your time and talent! Thank you so much!!!!

  19. Andrea MacDonald 25 February, 2010 at 8:51 pm - Reply

    Can you really have too much of something? ; )
    I have too many stamps that I don’t use enough. I wish I had more cardstock. I always seem to be low on that. In fact I think it is the only thing I’m ever low on : )

  20. Hi there, this is the class for me. I have way too much paper that i love to have because it is so pretty and playful, but i feel it is more of a collection because I I am afraid to use it because I will never be able to get it again. I would like more love notes border paper because I don’t have a single piece and can’t find it anywhere.It is actually the only piece of your paper that i don’t own. just placed another on-line order at AMM for more..Hope I can hide that pkg from hubby!!!
    Thanks for sharing your great projects with us!!

  21. jill barrett 25 February, 2010 at 8:52 pm - Reply

    she could teach the class in my scrapbook room, with all of my stuff!!!
    jill b

  22. IssyScotland 25 February, 2010 at 8:57 pm - Reply

    Hi Heidi!
    I’ve got way too much ribbon, but I’ve always got room for more!
    What I still need – desperately- is fuzzy vinyl and the new transfer material for my silhouette. You guys in the states are Soo lucky to be able to buy it. We Brits can’t get it shipped to us…Boo Hoo!

  23. Alicia King 25 February, 2010 at 9:01 pm - Reply

    hmmm! i think i have too much of everything! maybe i could stock up on adhesives…and then you could just lock me up and i can create away!

  24. Jewelleslayouts.blogspot.com 25 February, 2010 at 9:09 pm - Reply

    I so need some buttons too! I have a hard time buying buttons, but I always want to be using them on my layouts. I have WAY too much paper, and sadly not much of it is current either.

  25. Kellie Cavenett 25 February, 2010 at 9:12 pm - Reply

    I can’t limit to just one thing I have too much of – I have oodles of ribbon, flowers, buttons, Thickers, chipboard….
    What do I wish I had more of? Time to scrapbook!

  26. Teresa Kay 25 February, 2010 at 9:17 pm - Reply

    I have alot of paper but when you come across cool paper you hate not to have it because there will be that one project that your like if I only had that paper….I wish that I had more glimmer mist I have really started to have fun with it but would love more colors…

  27. Julia Colli 25 February, 2010 at 9:21 pm - Reply

    I have way too many eyelets and brads…but since they’re small I figure that’s ok. It’s not like they take up a lot of storage space! There’s not really anything I wish I had more of, except photos of my childhood to scrapbook (they got burnt in a house fire).

  28. Lola Fields 25 February, 2010 at 9:21 pm - Reply

    I have way to much of everything! But I love it all. I wish I had more glimmer mist.

  29. My husband says that i have WAYYYYY to much stamps ! But what can I say ? I love my stamps so much, I always want more, more, more.
    I don’t have enough Tattered Angels products, even though I begin to have quite a dozen of Glimmer Mists, I want to discover their other products 😀

  30. I have to much pattern paper!!!
    I need more time and ideas!!!

  31. Brenda Lubrant 25 February, 2010 at 9:45 pm - Reply

    I have way too many flowers. I cannot resist buying more when new ones are produced by various companies. I also probably have way too many stamps. They are all so cute and I cannot leave a paper craft store without buying a new set or two.

  32. Oh goodness, where to start on how I have too much of something: if I could link a picture, I would; I have way too many alphabets! Yes! Not just a type of something, its all alphabets. I have containers and containers filled of chipboard alphabet (by of course you!) I have paper kind, rub-on kind, sticker kind, stamping kind, iron-on kind, the list goes on and on.
    What I would like to have a little more of: SPACE! 😀

  33. Scrapbookinmamasonia.blogspot.com 25 February, 2010 at 9:53 pm - Reply

    oh gosh I know I have way too much ribbon!!! definitely too much fiber! but you can NEVER have too much cardstock, embellies and patterned paper 🙂

  34. Ruth Beckett 25 February, 2010 at 9:54 pm - Reply

    Oh, Heidi, been a collector all my life and come from a long line of collectors, ribbon, paper, lots of stuff for altered art, but i am always on the lookout for more…oh, but buttons, i have loads of those… love them…too wish that i had more time to scrapbook, but you girls are helping me to expand my creativity… thanks…

  35. Nancy Wyatt 25 February, 2010 at 9:56 pm - Reply

    I have way too many craft magazines!!! And I have tons of patterend paper too! Now that I am a HO3 “fan”atic I find myself making my own papers. A few of us are going to gather all our extra’s to donate to a local retirement home for their craft night. I have one bottle of glimmer mist so I will need more for sure. Thanks again for the free class last night it was great! And I’m with Beth, it was hilarious watching you knock off the glue gun! hehehe. You are so much fun to watch and Eric is a hoot too! Hugs from Texas!

  36. Erin Koirtyohann 25 February, 2010 at 10:00 pm - Reply

    I have too much cardstock, in the wrong colors…
    I would love more glimmer mist and maybe some more light in my scrap area!

  37. Kelly Cranfill 25 February, 2010 at 10:10 pm - Reply

    I can easily say that I have too many different alphabets. And they are all in separate areas. I’ve got a drawer full and then a couple tool caddy drawer things on my shelf. I probably have more sets of alphabets than I have sheets of paper!
    What I don’t have enough of is easy – glimmer mist and spritz!
    That class looks awesome, I’m definitely going to check it out. 🙂

  38. Kim 25 February, 2010 at 10:11 pm - Reply

    I have way more paper than I’ll ever scrap with, but it looks so nice and you can never get rid of paper. The more the better. I just need the time to go with all the great papers i have.

  39. Andrea 25 February, 2010 at 10:12 pm - Reply

    I would have to say that I have way too much patterned paper. But funnily enough I don’t ever seem to have the right ribbon or all the chipboard letters I need for my titles.

  40. Sexy Debby Webster 25 February, 2010 at 10:13 pm - Reply

    Too Much Buttons,Paper, Flowers, Chipboard but the stuff just makes me happy.
    I love some glittery pretty stuff..
    The one thing I really need is more of is TIME! Time to sit and scrapbook to my hearts content! 🙂

  41. TrixieMama 25 February, 2010 at 10:32 pm - Reply

    I am up to my eyeballs in OLD stickers! I’d give 10 pounds of old scrapbookin’ stuff for some fun BoBunny chipboard albums (so therapeutic to decorate!) & some super cute vintage paper! Hopin’ & wishin’ & dreamin’ … Keep inspiring me, lady!

  42. I have what my girlfriends refer to as “LaLa Craft store” in my basement, they come too me before they go to the real store. My DH says that it is his other Harley, but I “need” everything I have down there right? I have way to many stickers (left over from those stickers sneezes way back when) and I need more Glimmer Mist,you have me hooked!! Love that spray. Thanks for the give aways! Your the best!1 Laura D.

  43. I have LOTSA ribbon & acrylic/wood mounted stamps… chipboard, patterned paper & those old eyelets too! =)
    I would love to have more new Prima flowers, many diff solid colored CS, some more of HS & DearLizzy products! And a week straight FREE of soccer, school & errands and simply breathe & SCRAP!

  44. Maxine Brittain 25 February, 2010 at 10:50 pm - Reply

    I need Heidi’s Glimmer Mist colors. I can’t find them. And what do I have too much of….NOTHING! I love it all. I know I need more buttons! And all the Glimmer mist I can get. LOL

  45. Juliegarciamatus.blogspot.com 25 February, 2010 at 10:57 pm - Reply

    (Had to re-post bcuz the id was strange! I’m hoping it works this time!)
    I have LOTSA ribbon & acrylic/wood mounted stamps… chipboard, patterned paper & those old eyelets too! =)
    I would love to have more new Prima flowers, many diff solid colored CS, some more of HS & DearLizzy products! And a week straight FREE of soccer, school & errands and simply breathe & SCRAP!
    Thx for ALL your inspiration!
    Julie GM

  46. I have way too many of way too many things. What I really need more of is time – time to create and make something!!!!

  47. I have alot of paper but no glimmer mist.

  48. Sue Bone 25 February, 2010 at 11:55 pm - Reply

    I have way too much patterned paper and most of it is on the floor of my studio, so I need a tidy fairy the most.

  49. Lindzie Head 26 February, 2010 at 12:03 am - Reply

    Ok…what don’t I have too much of? I get carried away with paper and ribbon mostly. And embellishments. 🙂 I could use a little more glimmer mist and I can always use more adhesive!

  50. Mandy Blake 26 February, 2010 at 12:10 am - Reply

    first of all can i say i am excited you are coming down under…. though i am in aussie for a wedding in november… maybe 2 flights from NZ is too much for the budget…will see….
    as for my stash… I am scared of the patterns on my papers… i cant seem to match them….. I am a linear scrapper so am scared of angles… I can do lines and shapes… but when the papers are all over the place… i panic…hahahahaha

  51. Gina Nathan 26 February, 2010 at 12:21 am - Reply

    I have waaaaayyyyy too much patterned paper………………..and will I use it…………heck no!!!

  52. Emma Tandy Nicholls 26 February, 2010 at 12:23 am - Reply

    what a great idea my husband is going wild at the amount of scrapbooking stuff we have to share a space and he can’t get through the door and i have run out of storage space and boxes still keep coming !!!

  53. I have way too much paper, b/c it is so pretty, but to me it is more of a collection. Can’t cut it, b/c then it’s gone ;-). I guess, I could need some time and sparkling ideas?!
    This class seems to be the right thing for me. Thanks for the chance to win a spot,
    Anne

  54. Carolyn Phillips 26 February, 2010 at 1:05 am - Reply

    My weakness is patterned paper. I somehow don’t seem to be able to buy anything without adding a few sheets to the order as well. The thing I never seem to have enough of is Alpha stickers, well not the right letters anyway!

  55. BeverlyBling 26 February, 2010 at 1:15 am - Reply

    I have way too much of everything but I love it. What I need is some grandchildren to scrap about.

  56. SarahGiles 26 February, 2010 at 1:24 am - Reply

    I have had to ban myself from buying patterned paper – turns out I am much more of a simple scrapper and I use tons more kraft cardstock than anything else! What do I wish I had more of? Small embellishments (like Flair buttons) and thickers. Yum. 🙂 They’re expensive where I live (near Bangkok) which is probably very good for my stash-using-up!

  57. Missy Rod 26 February, 2010 at 1:50 am - Reply

    Wow,I’m lost in patterned paper…..
    haven’t used much but I looooove pretty paper & I always have layouts in mind that I never get to.
    What I’d love is a runner that holds a generous amount of adhesive that doesn’t weigh a ton. I’m tired of collecting runners because I can’t find refills to the ones I have.
    I also have too many:
    *albums waiting for layouts(I’m embarrassed to admit how many) they were just so pretty.
    *Buttons, chipboard, stamps…..
    I could go on & on, but the biggest offender – patterned paper. It’s taken over my room & also made its way into the garage. Help me, help me, please…I’m under here, I promise!

  58. Antoinette Naude 26 February, 2010 at 1:54 am - Reply

    Hey Heidi, your energy and enthusiasm always inspires me! Thanks for sharing the news of the new class – I would love to take Shimelle’s class. I have Waaaaaayy too many digital scrap dowloads which aren’t getting used. I wonder if that’ll work for the class too..???
    Have a great day!

  59. Fiona 26 February, 2010 at 2:08 am - Reply

    I have way TOO much of everything – thickers, patterned paper, transfers, ribbon – you name it. the only thing I wish I had was Glimmermist as can’t buy it in Hong Kong. Need to do some more sourcing as I do feel I’m missing out on something.

  60. Adrian 26 February, 2010 at 2:49 am - Reply

    I have tons of ribbon and absolutely love it!!

  61. I have way too many pattern paper. I cannot resist a sale when I see one even when I know I still have tons of paper. I would like to have more Prima flowers. They are so pretty.

  62. Sarah Slaughter 26 February, 2010 at 2:54 am - Reply

    Sounds a fabulous Class…..I think I have a lot of stamps/buttons and ribbon…..but then I hear about others and I don’t lol……would love more of my glimmer mists

  63. Carrie Romero 26 February, 2010 at 3:07 am - Reply

    One thing – ha! I think everything is more like that! For sure paper – from what I read I’d have to live a few lifetimes to use it all. Thanks for the chance!

  64. Mariangeles Masegosa 26 February, 2010 at 3:27 am - Reply

    Well, I have lots of pp, but isn’t it pretty??!!
    I wish I had a little more of inspiration to go in my scrap space…

  65. I love the look & sound of that class!!! I’d love to win! 🙂

  66. Angela Green Holt 26 February, 2010 at 4:11 am - Reply

    I have to say as a scrapbooker I have collected many thing over a course of 7 years. If I had to choose as to what I have the most of and never use, it’s my scraps!! I have 7 boxes full of scraps left over from projects and layouts. I for one have learned never to throw away my scraps. I have a system and yes it might sound a little nutty, but I have 7 different boxes that are color coded!! So if I need a piece of blue for that perfect final touch, I dig through the box of blue scraps!! LOL, I have learned real quick even your scraps need a place of their own!! It took me 3 days to short that stuff!! LOL
    Thanks for a chance to win Heidi, and FYI, I watch your show becuase I love to create and be inspired!! The gifts are great to win, but what is most exciting, is taking a weekly class from you!! The HO3 as a whole, has sparked a whole new light in my creativity!!
    Thanks so much for that!!

  67. Peggy Forma 26 February, 2010 at 4:14 am - Reply

    oh heidi i am so lucky (LOL) i have too much of everything – but that is also a curse because when new things come out i want it all!!! so i NEED this class to make room for all the new things from CHA!!!! i just recently made a huge donation to charity of “old” stuff!!! it felt great!!! hope to win and thanks for the chance.
    hugs
    peggy

  68. Daphne W 26 February, 2010 at 4:16 am - Reply

    There are definitely too much flowers (paper, felt, fabric) on my shelves. And stamps. And ribbons. And paper – wait! Is it possible to have to much paper??? Well, I need some more chipboard I guess….

  69. Alexa Gill 26 February, 2010 at 4:40 am - Reply

    I’d never say I had too much of anything, but it certainly would take me a long time to use up all my buttons 😉 doesn’t stop me buying more though! I’m a newbie to misting, I only have 2 colours but I loooove using them, so I definately *need* some more. Thanks for the chance to win, love Shimelles classes.

  70. Lisa Whiteing 26 February, 2010 at 4:40 am - Reply

    {zombie voice} tooo much paaaaaaper….
    but neeeeeed mooooooore….

  71. Nadine Su 26 February, 2010 at 5:02 am - Reply

    I have way too much papers. only because I love
    to hoard the pretty ones 😉
    I think I need more thickers and ribbons. I don’t
    have any ribbons at all D:

  72. I have way too many embelishments in general! I could never ever use them all. I really need to stop buying and start using!
    I really am in need of time to use everything! and a girl can never have too many patterned papers!

  73. Kimberly Marcus 26 February, 2010 at 5:18 am - Reply

    I have way too much cardstock…just love it…the texture, feel and colors. I would love to have more buttons also, seeing them used in so many wonderful ways…I need more…Great giveaway..

  74. emily 26 February, 2010 at 5:39 am - Reply

    I have too many flowers that I just don’t use, I would like more inks, glimmer & paint.

  75. I have way too much paper….stacks of it, in fact it’s more than 7 feet high!!! Don’t really need much of anything although a girl can never have enough ribbon!!!!

  76. CindyML 26 February, 2010 at 6:07 am - Reply

    I have lots of ribbons and buttons but not really sure how to use them all. I have lots of pattern paper, but love my ‘stash’ even the old stuff that I know I can’t find anymore of. that is why i keep it. I need to be creating with it. thanks for the chance to win. CindyML

  77. Sherlonkahkai.blogspot.com 26 February, 2010 at 6:13 am - Reply

    Oh geez, I seem to have too much of everything these days and not enough time to put all those goodies to use. If I had to sum it up to one thing that I have more than plenty of it would be … hmmmm … chipboard. I think. LOL
    I can’t wait for Shimelle’s class. I could use some fresh ideas for using up embellishments I already have on hand.

  78. Wow- my is PAPER- way too much and dont get me started on the stacks I have. I wish I had more time- thats it- I have everything I need/

  79. Sandra 26 February, 2010 at 6:19 am - Reply

    Boy, this is hard since we probably all have way too much of everything…but I think I will have to say I have way too much paper. I would love to have a bigger variety of buttons though.

  80. PiaA. 26 February, 2010 at 6:22 am - Reply

    I have way too many “cute” stickers and never enough cardstock.

  81. i have way too many flowers. i don’t really use them anymore, so i guess they’ll be going to my little girls! i would always love more paper!! love it!

  82. Karalyn Burnside 26 February, 2010 at 6:26 am - Reply

    I have lots of everything…paper, ribbbon, buttons, etc.etc.etc. except maybe glimmer mist – can’t have enough of that! lol 😉

  83. Lisa Motta 26 February, 2010 at 6:31 am - Reply

    I have so much of everything, but my biggest weakness is tools. Im a tool junkie.At least its something my DH and I have in common, lol.

  84. Rachel Howells 26 February, 2010 at 6:38 am - Reply

    I have loads of paper, patterned, plain, velum you name it. I also wish I had more time to scrapbook!

  85. Hello, my name is Theresa and I am a paper-a-holic…..you get the picture!!!

  86. Thinkie 26 February, 2010 at 6:57 am - Reply

    fibers, I have a whole box of them and hardly use them. So I’m trying to learn to crochet to put them to use.
    I can never have enough stamps, especially numbers, alpha’s and journallingspots, I use them over and over.

  87. Sue Pigott 26 February, 2010 at 7:14 am - Reply

    Hiya!!
    too much. too much paper
    not enough. bling from old Heidi stuff
    not enough. BIG flowers! with a variety of colour.
    sue

  88. JohnandHeidi Gore 26 February, 2010 at 7:33 am - Reply

    I have to admit that I have way too much ribbon. The $1 bin at Michaels gets me every time, and then the 80% off after holidays and then just walking by the ribbon display and one jumps right into my cart. . .How does this happen??? And paper. I think there is an unwritten rule that “she who has the most paper wins” and I’m a good contender for winning. But I’m a bookkeeper and he who has the best paper trail wins so I am looking at a trophy in my future for “best paper collection.” What I am lacking in is hmmmmmmmmmm. . .what am I lacking in. . .I know. . .TIME to STAMP and CREATE and SCRAP. Work just gets in the way of all of that–but it also helps pay for all of that.

  89. In my stash there are to many chipboard alphas, ribbon and flowers. I’ve always been afraid I’m going to run out of that one thing when I just need one more! I’m trying to make myself move past this problem ;o)

  90. Too much pattern paper…have to have it, then am stumped as to how to incorporate it onto my layouts!
    Leslie

  91. Tomandpriscilla 26 February, 2010 at 7:36 am - Reply

    I have WAY too much paper and not enough letter stickers, I still seem to run out of what I need in that regard.

  92. Mary Toth 26 February, 2010 at 7:39 am - Reply

    my paper seems to multipy and divide at night so I have so much .. !!!
    I’d LOVE more tattered angels stuff!! I just realized how I love it!!

  93. I have too many stickers and I wish I had some paint and embossing supplies.

  94. Louise Murr 26 February, 2010 at 7:49 am - Reply

    I have too much of everything!! I love sticker letters or letters of any sort, brads, buttons, ribbons, paper, transparencies, metal stuff, chipboard stuff, Tim Holts stuff, Heidi’s stuff, Jenni Bowlin stuff. I just love it all. Oh and I love tools too…every neat little gadget that is out there. I just love collecting. It IS as much fun to collect as it is to scrapbook. Would love a spot in the class to use some things up in ways I never thought of….

  95. Jenny Johns 26 February, 2010 at 7:52 am - Reply

    Wow, what a question, hmmm….I think I have way tooooo much colored cardstock, er wait can there ever be too much? And, as far as what I need more of…I have to say Glimmer Mists…I only have 2 right now. My plans are to buy more when I am re-employed, ’cause I have lots of cardstock to mist! Thanks for making me think about this Heidi!

  96. Laurie Raiche 26 February, 2010 at 7:58 am - Reply

    I have alot of everything. The funny thing about it is I don’t want to get rid of any of it. You never know what you are going to need down the road.

  97. I have a lot of eyelets. I would like more Bazzil bling cardstock-my absolute fave.

  98. I have too many stickles – got obsessed when I discovered them and have every shade of every color! I need more chipboard letters.

  99. Jennifer Macknick 26 February, 2010 at 8:35 am - Reply

    I have so many stickers….and I never seem to use them. Other than alphabets. Then again…I have tons of a lot of things 🙂 I do wish that I had more of the glimmer mists, and the Tim Holtz inks.

  100. Marlene Moore 26 February, 2010 at 8:37 am - Reply

    I have way too much ribbon and need much more Glimmer mist 🙂

  101. Btrflywmn 26 February, 2010 at 8:43 am - Reply

    I’m just starting out, I do have a little more stamps than other stuff. I don’t have any glimmer mist darn it, thats what I wish for.

  102. I was just looking at this class on Shimelle’s site yesterday! Would be sooo perfect for me! I have way too many buttons and stickers from years ago…I need more glimmer mist!!

  103. Barbara 26 February, 2010 at 9:07 am - Reply

    I have way too much paper.. need more glimmer mist and more Tim Holtz distressing ink.

  104. Kirsten Juenke 26 February, 2010 at 9:28 am - Reply

    Shimelle is a gem – let’s seee….I have way too many stickers I never seem to use…and I wish I had more paper!

  105. Laura Pinto-Nguyen 26 February, 2010 at 9:30 am - Reply

    I have tons and tons of ribbon and I love it all and I also have tons of buttons and brads but I have started using my brads and buttons a lot more lately and I am loving how these little embellishments add so much to my projects and how I am finally able to use them…it is quite a nice feeling now to use my stash a lot more instead of just looking at it…I used to be afraid to use my things but now I feel liberated.

  106. Sarah Banko Lambert 26 February, 2010 at 9:32 am - Reply

    I currently have way too much of everything!! But if I had to pick one it would be chipboard!!

  107. Jencurran1 26 February, 2010 at 9:34 am - Reply

    I have too much of everything!!! Probably ribbon and paper are my guilty pleasures!

  108. Williamanddina 26 February, 2010 at 9:51 am - Reply

    Too many brads! Bought them long ago and stopped using them. Not enough chipboard or mist!

  109. Terra Sovinsky 26 February, 2010 at 9:56 am - Reply

    I have way too much ribbon and brads, but I can always use more flowers.

  110. patty 26 February, 2010 at 10:24 am - Reply

    i have a ton of heidi swapp stuff, which i absolutely love and have hoarded!!! and would love to get a silouette! and really want lots of colors of glimmer mist! (have a small order placed, but haven’t tried it yet and can’t wait!) i L*O*V*E your blog and amazing creativity…thanks for sharing!
    XOXO

  111. Carol Stoler 26 February, 2010 at 10:27 am - Reply

    OK I have way to much of everything but if I have to pick one then I will say buttons (Can I send you some??) What do I need more of? There is a tough one but I am going to brown distress ink.

  112. Michelle 26 February, 2010 at 11:32 am - Reply

    hmmm, I have way to many eyelets and not enough adhesive!!!!!!

  113. Cassaundra Lala 26 February, 2010 at 11:35 am - Reply

    I have way to much patterned paper and not enough solid colored paper to match!!
    Another thing I have too much of – projects to finish!!! One day….

  114. pink heather 26 February, 2010 at 11:37 am - Reply

    I have too much everything, but the one thing I would really like to use up are the 1/2 full sheets of stickers, and not just alphas. I’ve bought stickers that coordinate with a line of papers. Once the papers gone I put those stickers aside and don’t think of them again. I have TONNES of them 🙁
    I wish I had more Thickers. I love them!
    ~ one of the few kinds of stickers I don’t have 1/2 sheets of because if I’ve already used a letter I need I’ll get creative and cut up other letters to piece together the one I’m missing.

  115. Lisa M 26 February, 2010 at 11:44 am - Reply

    The question is what don’t I have too much of? I have tons of ribbon, buttons, brads, eyelets, paper, flowers, paint, …need I go on? I have been actively trying to use my stash. I have run myself out of my scraproom because I have so much stuff everywhere that I end up scrapping on the breakfast nook table. I have boxes filled with stuff that needs to find homes in the room just don’t know where to begin! I definately need help!

  116. cindy b. 26 February, 2010 at 11:59 am - Reply

    I have too many embellishments..from flowers, to metal plaques, to stickers, to paperclips, to everything under sun!! They are everywhere!! What I had more of?? TIME and COMPLETED ALBUMS!! (not to mention ORGANIZATION!!) thanks for the chance to win!!

  117. Sara Amuso 26 February, 2010 at 12:07 pm - Reply

    I have too much of EVERYTHING — and its getting dated! I wish I had more time to scrapbook and I wish I could sign up for more classes, but we have nothing local so I have to rely on online classes! I really loved your class this past week on the webcast!

  118. It would be easier to say what I don’t have enough of, but I bet I could give anyone a run for their money in ribbon….If I were guessing, I have more than 1,000 different spools of ribbon, and a wall full of individual ribbons categorized by color on huge o rings…I bet there’s at least 300 or more yards there…I have enough ribbon to probably get to the moon!

  119. I have waaaay too many stamps. My husband says I never emt a stamp I didn’t like and have to buy but that is not true!!! I also have a lot of ribbon, buttons and chipboard. Oh and rub-ons and alpha letters. I am not sure what I need more of. That is not stopping me from buying more new cute stuff when I find things I like and really really think I will have a layout to use it on. Thanks for the chance to win this class! I have been trying to use my stash as much as possible for the last year or so.
    Aloha, Kate

  120. cindy 26 February, 2010 at 1:36 pm - Reply

    I have way tooooo many eyelets and wish I had more albums. I seem to have everything but the album to put in the completed pages.
    Oh and I wish for more room to put my completed albums. I never thought that starting this craft would necessitate shelves or boxes or a way to display my memories.
    Thanks!
    barrigacindy@yahoo.com

  121. satrialesgirl.blogspot.com 26 February, 2010 at 3:24 pm - Reply

    I have too many papers, and I wish I had more chipboard and other embellies :-).
    thanks for the chance 🙂

  122. Way too much of: paper, embellies, bling, ribbon,thickers, glimmer mist (ok- not enough yet)
    Way too little – time to play with them

  123. Wendy High 26 February, 2010 at 3:32 pm - Reply

    This is awesome! I really want to take this class! I have WAY to much RIBBON and PAPER! LOL My husband would so agree with this! What I would love more of would be mini-album books or just covers to make mini’s. I have a lot of ideas but don’t really know how to do them….lol Thanks Heidi!

  124. Donna Montesano-Maziarz 26 February, 2010 at 3:36 pm - Reply

    I have a ton ton ton of paper and flowers.
    I wish i had enough time to scrapbbok with the amount fo stuff that i have..lololol

  125. i have too much of….stickers and not enough room/space/containers…you name it!LOL

  126. Lesliecran.wordpress.com 26 February, 2010 at 3:54 pm - Reply

    I so need this class…..I can no longer get into my closet because of the glut of supplies 😉 My 2010 goal was to scrap from my stash and I need help! I am a confirmed paper hoarder and have ten tons of chipboard…aggghhhhhhhhh!

  127. Agirlyworld.blogspot.com 26 February, 2010 at 3:54 pm - Reply

    I logged on to your blog today and saw the giveaway for a class on using your stash. I have collected quite a stash that I somehow can’t find the time to use lately. We adopted our daughter from China and currently adopting another sweet girl from China and my time has been limited for scrapbooking. However, my goal for this year was to jump in and start doing what I love (scrapbooking) and start creating memories for my daughters. I need to use my stash and get busy. This class sounds like something I need at this time.
    Love your blog Heidi and love all of your creations!

  128. To much: paper and fibre… I. just. can’t. stop. buying. more…
    Not enough: I’m a Glimmer Mist Virgin. *sigh*

  129. Curtis Barrow 26 February, 2010 at 3:57 pm - Reply

    I would have to say I have an overabundance of patterned paper. I truly love the colours and they make me happy. But it is all taking up a lot of space. There are quite a few buttons hanging around my scrap space too. I would like for some more Thickers to find their way into my room.
    Hqppy Friday!

  130. I’m with you Heidi, I have a huge ribbon stash! But, I could always use more glue/tape. Never enough of that.

  131. I am a firm believer in the phrse “she who dies with the most supplies, wins”! Does that give you a hint?

  132. Wendy Linklater 26 February, 2010 at 4:40 pm - Reply

    Too many stamps, not enough TIME!!

  133. Jamie Slay 26 February, 2010 at 5:14 pm - Reply

    For some reason I have lots of football season themed paper. I have no idea why and I don’t use it.
    I’m not even sure what thickers or stickles are so I am pretty sure I don’t have enough of those.

  134. Tania Payne 26 February, 2010 at 5:55 pm - Reply

    Mine is paper – I’m always a bit apprehensive about using paper, and stickers. Actually, now that I think about it, what don’t I have too much of!!!!

  135. I am surrounded by paper and ribbon! What I don’t have are any of the *new* goodies from Winter CHA since there are no good SB’ing stores on Long Island anymore. So I guess I need another trip to sunny AZ or Houston, TX to shop some more!!!
    Susan in NY

  136. WAY too much patterned paper that I NEVER use!! 🙂

  137. Aganguzza 26 February, 2010 at 6:25 pm - Reply

    omgosh, I have way too much paper – but I love it so I can’t seem to stop. I would love more TIME to scrap!!!! Oh, and a silhouette would be nice… 🙂

  138. I’ve got an almost obscene amount of both flowers and buttons. And I love it that way, LOL!
    JJ

  139. Linda King 26 February, 2010 at 7:42 pm - Reply

    oooo yeah confession time!!! I have way too many albums. When I go to my lss I see these beautiful albums and I can picture my layouts being presented in them. Then I come home and put my new album up with the other and relize the only thing that is present is about an inch of dust on them. This class would be nice, so I can start filling up those albums, that or I’m going to have to get the feather duster out..

  140. Laura Stewart 26 February, 2010 at 8:14 pm - Reply

    paper !!!

  141. Orgallyw.blogspot.com 26 February, 2010 at 8:14 pm - Reply

    Um…well…you see, i work at a scrapbook store so needless say i have so much product it’s crazy insane 🙂 Paper (thousands of sheets) and chipboard (bins and bins full) are my go to favs, but my ribbon and button collections are out of control. I would love to win a spot in this class so thanks for the chance. My fingers are crossed!!

  142. Keely 26 February, 2010 at 8:31 pm - Reply

    I’ve got far too many projects I want to work on and photos to scrap and not enough time!!

  143. Jmdcreate.blogspot.com 26 February, 2010 at 8:40 pm - Reply

    I have WAY too much…I love patterned paper, ribbon, stamps…you name it! I definitely need more time to create and to organize all my pictures & ideas 🙂

  144. Beth Dupont 26 February, 2010 at 8:58 pm - Reply

    I would also have to say RIBBON! I have it stuffed into little lunch baggies hanging on the back of my scrapbook room closet door in a shoe rack (the kind you use for flip flops), stuffed into jars, still on spools handing on a pants/sclack hangers (from Target), stuffed into drawser & probably still in shopping bags that I forgot about. Seriousley I LOVE that stuff. Wide ribbon, small ribbon, colorful ribbon, textured ribbon., ect. BIG OR SMALL I WANT IT ALL! What I don’t seem to have enough of is time (does that count?) hahaha. WISH ME LUCK!

  145. Sandy Porto 26 February, 2010 at 9:14 pm - Reply

    I have way to much paper and card stock but I never seem to have enough. I am always on the prowl for more. I have and need paper and card stock.

  146. Way too much patterned paper here. Could use some cardstock and time to scrap. Thanks for the chance to learn to use some of the stash.

  147. Renee J. 26 February, 2010 at 9:54 pm - Reply

    Hmmmm-I think I would have to say that I have a lot of paper. However, in learning all of the neat things that you can do with scraps and such, I just know that it won’t go to waste. Love, love, love, my paper.
    Wow, what do I want more of-it would have to be more time to scrapbook for sure. It sounds like I am not alone after reading some of the posts here. SCRAPPERS UNITE!

  148. Trudie Lloyd 26 February, 2010 at 10:24 pm - Reply

    The last time I move was 3 years ago. As I was packing up the 40th box of supplies I asked my husband why I had so much stuff. His reply was simply “Why would you buy just one when you can have one in every color and every style.” What a guy! At that time i had to many eyelets and brads. Now I think it really is ribbon. When I go into a store that’s the first place I head to. But I haven’t stopped buying those brads!

  149. Dawn Hetrick 27 February, 2010 at 2:16 am - Reply

    I have lots of paper and ribbon. I want more glimmer mist, currently I have about 10 gm. Also I want everything at House of 3!

  150. A Facebook User 27 February, 2010 at 5:05 am - Reply

    i would love to win and be inspired to create…i have way too much paper but i love it i still want more…lol…

  151. I have way too many of way too many things – paper, ribbons, alphas. What I really need? The motivation and never ending time to use it all up!

  152. Tina Lilja 27 February, 2010 at 6:31 am - Reply

    I have way to many patterned papers, but that doesent stop me from keep buying new when ever I see one I can’t live without. I got this big crave for Glimmer Mist and the other new mediums from Tattered Angels.

  153. Elisa Ingram 27 February, 2010 at 7:13 am - Reply

    i have way too much patterned paper. i just can’t help myself!

  154. Mylifeexpose.blogspot.com 27 February, 2010 at 8:01 am - Reply

    I have many…paper, buttons, ribbon, stamps, eyelets..etc! I would love to take this class. thanks for a chance.

  155. Beth Perry 27 February, 2010 at 8:04 am - Reply

    LOOK WHAT YOU INSPIRED ME TO CREATE!!!!!!
    {it’s not completely done}
    http://ilovedirtylaundry.blogspot.com/2010/02/cropity-crop-crop.html

  156. Amy Stuart 27 February, 2010 at 8:20 am - Reply

    strangely enough, I have too many ink pads…everytime I see a different kind/a slightly different shade…I have to buy it! I just love color and I am obsessed! lol I don’t have enough glimmer mist yet…have 12 bottles and have worked my way thru at least half already…that stuff is addictive!! I especially love blending to create another color.

  157. Jen Lum Lung 27 February, 2010 at 9:47 am - Reply

    I am addicted to PAPER and ribbon! My kids playroom has now turned into a scrapbooking store! Could be worse things in life to be addicted to!

  158. Catherine Kennedy 27 February, 2010 at 10:00 am - Reply

    For me it’s patterned paper, I have so much that I really like and just haven’t found the “perfect” photo or project to use it on. I’d love to have some new ideas.

  159. conniemelancon 27 February, 2010 at 11:09 am - Reply

    I have to much everything! Ribbon, buttons, brads, eyelets and PAPER. I could really use this class. thanks for a chance to win.

  160. Karen Haworth 27 February, 2010 at 11:30 am - Reply

    Paper, paper, paper. I love paper, the color, texture, glitter, embossed and plain. For some reason I never have the perfect project to use some from my stash, so I need to buy more. When I’m feeling blue I just reach for a pad of paper and I’m in heaven again.
    Now I don;t have anywhere near enough ribbon, buttons, bling……….I need to go shopping again.
    Some girls love shoes, I LOVE my craft stuff.

  161. April Barfknecht 27 February, 2010 at 12:32 pm - Reply

    I have too many ideas and not enough time to execute them – and too many brads, too much paper, and too many flowers. Can you have too many flowers?

  162. Shannon Colvin 27 February, 2010 at 3:01 pm - Reply

    Well I thought I had too much paper till I saw someone else’s post about having almost 7 feet of paper! 🙂 So, I guess I am not as bad as I thought! 🙂 So, I will move onto my next product of choice (for shopping at least) and that would be stamps. I have a ton and really need to put them to better use! And what do I wish that had more of? Time to use all of my stash, of course!

  163. Besides too many ideas and not enough time? I have way too many eyelets (thousands!) and I could use more flowers. I use flowers on everything!

  164. Gina Landry 27 February, 2010 at 5:47 pm - Reply

    I have WAY too much paper and not enough pages done!!!!!!

  165. Lachalle Jones 27 February, 2010 at 6:14 pm - Reply

    I have way toooo much pattern paper but osmetimes its just way too special to use so then I have to buy two pieces one to use and one to keep . I know crazy !!! Wish I had more rub ons .Love rubs on!!
    ~Lachalle~

  166. Shannon Cummins 27 February, 2010 at 7:29 pm - Reply

    I have way too many brads and I need more paper and buttons…. I love you Heidi….

  167. Lisa Hendrickson-Bracale 27 February, 2010 at 7:56 pm - Reply

    I have way too much paper and need more Glimmer mist and the new products that they just came out with are a must have.

  168. Sandi Moschgat 27 February, 2010 at 8:11 pm - Reply

    Way to much ribbon and stamps – not enough Glimmer Mist OR space! Great giveaway – thanks!

  169. Tona 27 February, 2010 at 10:24 pm - Reply

    I have a ton of ribbon & buttons & flowers lol! What I wish I had a ton of is glimmer mist.

  170. Bloomingayl 28 February, 2010 at 6:59 am - Reply

    Too much stuff is understated. Loved my yesterday when I was able to draw from my stash to create the mini book with your video-cast from Wednesday. I hope it’s the wave of the future. Love the technology-love the format.

  171. Diana Willis 28 February, 2010 at 8:29 am - Reply

    I have way to much of EVERYTHING except time :-)!! But if I had to say just one thing I would say Paper and more Paper.
    Hope you are having a great weekend!!

  172. Amy Gulbrandsen 28 February, 2010 at 8:37 am - Reply

    If I am completely honest, I have too much of just about everything, but paper is probably my number one. I could probably not buy another piece and not run out for the rest of my life!

  173. i have way too many vintage/old white buttons. nothing fancy. i won an ebay auction. the description said 7000 buttons, but i would say there are quite a few more. what i need is a larger space where i can work.

  174. April Walker 3 March, 2010 at 7:31 am - Reply

    I have waaaaay too much paper! I have more than I could use in a couple of years, yet it’s what I always look at when I head out scrapbook shopping, lol. 😉 Something I could use more of would be punches. I can’t get enough of them!
    – April

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