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9 Favorite Maker Faire Memories | Freckled Fawn June 2017 Kit

Written on June 13, 2017 at 3:11 pm, by

9 Favorite Maker Faire Memories | Freckled Fawn June 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

I immediately fell in love with the acetate number die cuts in the June 2017 Freckled Fawn Kit. I thought they’d look great on a pocket page, so I decided to make a page documenting my favorite 9 things about last year’s Kansas City Maker Faire! I wanted to … Continue

Port Aransas Page with June 2017 Freckled Fawn Kit

Written on June 1, 2017 at 5:08 pm, by

Port Aransas Spread with June 2017 Freckled Fawn Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

It’s reveal day for the June 2017 Freckled Fawn kit! I wanted to share one of the projects I’ve made so far with the kit.

June 2017 Freckled Fawn Kit

This kit has a color palette perfect for sunny days and beach / pool time.

After reading all of the beach phrases on the … Continue

San Antonio Travler’s Notebook

Written on May 16, 2017 at 9:16 am, by

San Antonio Traveler's Notebook | The Nerd Nest 0

Things have been chaotic for me lately and a ladies trip was just what I needed to reset and recharge! I’m so grateful I was able to spend a week in San Antonio, TX split between spending time with Jessica. my awesome ladies Kristin, Kam, and Amy, … Continue

May Freckled Fawn Sketch

Written on May 10, 2017 at 7:39 am, by

James is Here! | Freckled Fawn May 2017 kit | Megan Anderson 1

Today I’m sharing a take on the May Freckled Fawn sketch.

I usually like to use sketches as a challenge to myself, trying out different page sizes or translating them as a pocket page design, but I decided to follow the sketch closely this month as a way to … Continue

Awesome Laides Live!

Written on May 9, 2017 at 10:07 am, by

Awesome Ladies Live

Join rukristin and The Awesome Ladies (including me!) in East Lansing, MI June 10 for four new live workshops and a weekend of magic!

Awesome Ladies Live

Last week I got together with my awesome ladies. It was the first time all four of us–Kam of Campfire Chic, and Amy of Lemon Continue

Expand Your Story | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on April 3, 2017 at 10:13 am, by

City Museum Pocket Pages | The Nerd Nest

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Expand Your Story.

Go beyond your usual process for memory keeping–a single layout, a weekly pocket spread, a few sentences of journaling, etc.–and expand how you tell a story that is special to you by doing more! You can make multiple layouts about … Continue

30 Days of Lists March 2017 | Lists 11-20

Written on March 27, 2017 at 11:58 am, by

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Today I’m sharing an update for my March 2017 30 Days of Lists album!

Here’s my second set of 10 lists!

#30Lists March 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 11

Day trips I want to take

  • Branson, Mo
  • STL, MO
  • Omaha, NE
  • Museum at Prairie Fire, OP, KS
  • Glore Psychiatric Museum St. Joseph, MO

#30Lists March 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 12

I could be president of … Continue

REFLECT One Little Word 2017 | February

Written on March 24, 2017 at 10:06 am, by

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This year I’m participating in Ali Edwards’s One Little Word again. My word is reflect.

February’s prompt involved a daily action. Part of my goals with my word this year is to better live a life that reflects my values, and I began doing that in late January by … Continue

7 Tips for Finding Inspiration | #NNDailyTip

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

7 Tips for Finding Inspiration

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!

These tips are all about finding memory keeping inspiration:

This week for #nndailytip, we are talking finding inspiration! Today's tip is from @kelsterjean Don't


Comparing with a Venn Diagram with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on March 20, 2017 at 7:27 am, by

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Emily is here to share her take on March’s Nerd Nest Challenge Compare / Contrast.

This month’s challenge was fun. There are so many things that I could have chosen to compare and contrast so it was a bit hard to choose. I … Continue