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Self-Paced 31 Challenges Now Avalible!

Written on September 26, 2017 at 9:57 am, by

31 Challenges Sneak Peek

Miss out on the original run of this year’s 31 Challenges? Don’t worry, there’s a self-paced version of the workshop now avalible!

You’ll start with a few emails to help you get ready, then you’ll get a pocket scrapbooking challenge every day for 31 days after you sign up! … Continue

Introducing 31 Challenges!

Written on July 19, 2017 at 7:32 am, by

31 Challenges Pocket Your Year 2017

A Pocket Your Year favorite is back: introducing 31 Challenges!

Need motivation for your pocket scrapbooking? Looking to get caught up? Want a fun challenge (or a months worth!!)?

Starting August 1, receive a pocket scrapbooking challenge in your inbox every day for 31 days. Get inspired and motivated … Continue

Pocket Your Year NSD Sale + Sneak Peek

Written on May 7, 2016 at 2:58 pm, by

PocketYourYear NSD Sale

Happy (inter)National Scrapbooking Day!

You might be celebrating this crafty holiday my favorite way–doing tons of scrapbooking! I’m filling in pockets today and I thought many of you might be using this weekend the same way: to get caught up with your pocket scrapbooking.

To celebrate NSD, Pocket Your YearContinue

Announcing the 2016 Nerd Nest Creative Teams!

Written on December 30, 2015 at 1:59 pm, by

Nerd Nest Challenges CTs

Emily F.

Jen Johnson

Lisa Borbely

I’m so excited to announce the members of the two Nerd Nest creative teams for 2016!

The Nerd Nest Challenges Creative Team will be sharing their takes on the monthly Nerd Nest Challenges throughout the year.

Meet the team: Emily F. / Jen Johnson / Lisa Borbely

Pocket Your Year 2016 Creative Team

Anna

Carla Conroy

Celena Estrada

Danica Ferrante

Emily Murray

Kelly Jean

Laura

Lindsay Allen

Mel Carruthers

Michelle Oblinsky

Nicole

Priya

Tara Rice

Alexis

Melody Willoughby

The Pocket Your … Continue

What’s Your Next Creative Move?

Written on December 14, 2015 at 11:15 am, by

A version of this post originally appeared in an issue of Nerd Nest News. Sign up for creative jumpstarts, exclusive first looks at projects, and special coupons.

If you are anything like me, there are a lot of creative projects on your want-to-do list. When you have a lot … Continue

Nerd Nest Creative Team Call!

Written on December 8, 2015 at 6:28 pm, by

TheNerdNestCreativeTeamCall

2016 will be a big year!

I’m kicking it up a notch, and I’m looking for an amazing team to help me.

Memory keeping is a powerful way to tell the stories of our everyday lives. In addition to all of the benefits to having your stories documented for yourself, … Continue

Switch it up for a Creative Burst

Written on September 7, 2015 at 12:14 pm, by

Switch it up for a creative burst | The Nerd Nest

A version of this post originally appeared in an issue of Nerd Nest News. Sign up for creative jumpstarts, exclusive first looks at projects, and special coupons.

Sometimes to keep your creativity going, all you need to do is make a slight change in your process. Switching it up … Continue

Organization Can Help You Be More Creative

Written on August 26, 2015 at 7:31 am, by

Organization Can Help You Be More Creative | The Nerd Nest

A version of this post originally appeared in an issue of Nerd Nest News. Sign up for creative jumpstarts, exclusive first looks at projects, and special coupons.

I am not the most organized person. In fact, I might even win the messiest house award when stacked against my friends … Continue

31 Days of Challenges

Written on August 1, 2015 at 5:18 pm, by

31Days

I’m so excited to kick off our 31 Days of Challenges unit today in Pocket Your Year!

Throughout the month of August, I’ll be sharing a challenge each day in the classroom.

Having a challenge every day is a fun way to motivate yourself to create more pocket scrapbooking … Continue

Avoid Creative Burnout | Make Just to Make Something

Written on July 20, 2015 at 9:14 am, by

Avoid Creative Burnout | The Nerd Nest

A version of this content originally appeared in an issue of Nerd Nest News in January 2015.

If you have made creativity part of your life, then burnout is bound to happen now and again. In fact, some of the things that help keep you creating on a regular basis, … Continue