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Solar Eclipse Spread | Freckled Fawn September Kit

Written on September 22, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Solar Eclipse | Freckled Fawn September 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

My family of science nerds was so excited about the solar eclipse! We drove an hour and a half in an minitrip to Marshall, MO to a spot our friend Steve found so we would be in the path of totality for the eclipse a little longer–about two minutes and … Continue

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | Lists 9-19

Written on September 21, 2017 at 8:47 am, by

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I’m loving the lists for this September’s 30 Days of Lists! Here’s the second batch of my lists so far:

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 9

Newest addition to my home

  • Fall flowers (hydrangea bush, more mums, cone flowers, a hibiscus)
  • September book haul (BOTM, National Hispanic Heritage Month, It, Buffy)

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 10

Ways to disconnect

Extracurricular Schedule Layout | Freckled Fawn September Kit

Written on September 20, 2017 at 3:06 pm, by

Extracurricular Schedule | Freckled Fawn September 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

When I opened up the Freckled Fawn September 2017 Kit and saw the days of the week wood veneer, I knew exactly what I wanted to make for my first project with the kit: a page about my family’s heavy extracurricular schedule right now! My kids have something going … Continue

Organizing a New Work Space with Mel | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on September 18, 2017 at 10:49 am, by

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Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Mel is here to share her take on this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Tackle a Mess.

This month’s challenge, to “Tackle a Mess” came at the perfect time for me. Over the summer, my family and I moved to our new home in … Continue

Read | The Awesome Ladies Project Guest Story Teller

Written on September 15, 2017 at 9:44 am, by

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This month I’m a guest storyteller for The Awesome Ladies Project Monthly Storytelling Workshop for September: Read.

I can’t wait to make even more using the amazing prompts and story sparks from the workshop.

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Here’s a sneak peek of my projects, which include tons of tips for documenting what … Continue

7 Tips for Ink | #NNDailyTip

Written on September 13, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

7 Tips for Ink

On my Instagram I share a daily memory keeping tip with the hashtag #NNDailyTip, then collect them here so you can find them easily later!

Today I’m sharing tips about ink!

This week for #nndailytip, we're talking about ink! I like small ink pads. They are a cheaper way

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Organizing Embellishments with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on September 11, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

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Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Emily is here to share her take on this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Tackle a Mess.

For my take on the challenge, I chose to focus on my embellishments and ephemera. I have so many of these items in various places like little … Continue

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | Lists 1-8

Written on September 8, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

I had such a great time with the first week of September’s 30 Days of Lists and wanted to share my first batch of lists with you!

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | Megan Nerd Nest | List 1

1. But first, ______

  • coffee
  • read the recipe
  • make a plan
  • do “have to do” before “want to do”
  • edit / double check
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Tackle a Mess | September Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on September 6, 2017 at 2:35 pm, by

Tackle a Mess | September Nerd Nest Challenge

The September Nerd Nest Challenge is to Tackle a Mess. Work on an area of your memory keeping that needs a bit of organization–photo storage, a box of kits, piles around your desk, haphazardly strewn embellishments–and see how that organization aids you in your memory keeping!

How can tackling a … Continue

7 Tips for Pocket Page Design

Written on August 30, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

7 Tips for Pocket Page Design

On my Instagram I share a daily memory keeping tip with the hashtag #NNDailyTip, then collect them here so you can find them easily later!

Today I’m sharing tips about pocket page design!

Changing up the topic for #nndailytip to pocket page design for this week! Try alternating photos

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