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Overlap | July Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on July 20, 2018 at 2:57 pm, by

July 2018 Nerd Nest Challenge

The July Nerd Nest Challenge is to Overlap.

Try these ideas: Change up a grid design by breaking a few elements over the lines. Fit more photos onto a page by slightly overlapping them in a collage. Offset one item in a grid to draw attention to it. Overlap an … Continue

Borrow a Photo | May Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on May 5, 2018 at 8:46 am, by

May Nerd Nest Challenge

The May Nerd Nest Challenge is Borrow a Photo.

This month’s challenge is to scrapbook with a photo you didn’t take! Maybe you remember a friend or family member taking photos at a get-together and you didn’t take many. You can ask them to text or email it to you! … Continue

This Time Last Year(s) | April Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on April 2, 2018 at 2:29 pm, by

April Nerd Nest Challenge 1

The April Nerd Nest Challenge is This Time Last Year(s).

Do you have any memory keeping you’d like to do about last April or Aprils past? What is your favorite thing about this month? Is there something you are looking forward to? You can also look backwards and use your … Continue

Frame It | March Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on March 21, 2018 at 5:44 pm, by

Frame It | March Nerd Nest Challenge 1

The March Nerd Nest Challenge is to Frame it.

Adding a frame to your project is a great way to make an impact and put the focus where you want it to be. You can frame your photos, your journaling, your title or your whole project!

It can also be … Continue

February 1-3 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2018

Written on February 26, 2018 at 9:06 am, by

February 1-3 Pocket Scrapbooking | The Nerd Nest 1

This is the third spread I made for the February Nerd Nest Challenge Start in the Middle to get myself jumpstarted on 2018 pocket scrapbooking during the construction zone disaster that is currently my office.

I picked this spread because it covers only three days, so I knew that choosing … Continue

Start in the Middle | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on February 19, 2018 at 6:37 pm, by

Start in the Middle | February Nerd Nest Challenge 1

The February Nerd Nest Challenge is to Start in the Middle.

Sometimes starting a bigger memory keeping project can seem daunting. Starting a weekly pocket scrapbooking / project life a few weeks into the year, documenting a big event like a wedding or vacation, beginning a mini album or themed … Continue

7 Tips for Evaluating Memory Keeping | #NNDailyTip

Written on February 6, 2018 at 3:25 pm, by

7 Tips for Evaluating Memory Keeping | #NNDailyTip | The Nerd Nest

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 for Evaluating Memory Keeping:

For this week’s #nndailytip, we’re going to be talking about evaluating last year’s memory keeping to

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December Memories with Michelle | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on December 11, 2017 at 2:17 pm, by

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Michelle is here to share her take on this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Document December.

Hello Nerd Nest Friends!

I’m recording my December memories this year by following Ali Edwards’ December Daily. I’ve done this project formally for the last 4 years. For … Continue

Document December | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on December 6, 2017 at 10:13 am, by

Show How You Are Documenting December | December Nerd Nest Challenge 1

The November Nerd Nest Challenge is to Document December.

It’s a busy season for documenting for so many of us, so I’m not adding onto that with a challenge that asks you to make more. Instead, I’d love to see your plan for documenting December! Hopefully hearing others’ process, methods, … Continue

Memorial Album with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on November 20, 2017 at 9:17 am, by

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Lisa is here to share her take on this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Memorialize.

Memorial Album with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

My father passed away suddenly last October and as a memory keeper I knew I wanted to make something to hold my memories of him. I had every intention … Continue