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Kristin and Jeff Take KC

Kristin and Jeff Visit KC | The Nerd Nest

A few weeks ago, Jeff and my soul lady Kristin came to stay for a long weekend. Visits like these are my favorite because it not only means long stretches of amazing friend time, but also that I get to do some of my favorite Kansas City things and play … Continue

Simple Twin Sized Striped Knit Blanket

Huge Knit Blanket for Eliza | The Nerd Nest

Twin Sized Knit Blanket | The Nerd Nest

Knit Blanket a Year in the Making | The Nerd Nest

I knitted a giant blanket for Eliza and it took me a year to complete! I started last November with a bunch of yarn and a very vague plan.

Yarn Colors for Knit Blanket Project | The Nerd Nest

I chose the colors based on the nesting doll curtains and dark teal furniture in Eliza’s room.

Giant Striped Garter Stitch Knit Blanket | The Nerd Nest

I didn’t plan out … Continue

December 30 Days of Lists is Open + My Handmade Album Base!

My 30 Days of Lists album using an old book! | The Nerd Nest

I’m getting ready for the December 2015 round of 30 Days of Lists! Registration just opened up and I just finished prepping my album base. I love it so much I’m a little sad I have to wait for December to get started!

In case you haven’t heard of … Continue

4 Projects with the Freckled Fawn Together is Best Kit

Inspiration using the Freckled Fawn Together is Best Kit, like this ombre wood chip, at The Nerd Nest

I’m totally in love with this month’s Freckled Fawn kit, Together is Best.

Together is Best Freckled Fawn Kit

This month, I made 4 projects with the kit! Here’s what I made and how I went about deciding how to use the kit:

Ideas for working with busy patterned paper backgrounds | The Nerd Nest

The kit has a lot of things that are great for documenting … Continue

At 29, Jake…


We recently celebrated Jake’s birthday! I think birthdays are a great time to capture a bit of what someone’s life is like in the moment, so I documented some of the things that really characterize him as he turned 29 (with his help).

At 29 Jake…