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Mixed Media Journaling Cards with Melody | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on February 20, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Melody is here to share her take on February’s Nerd Nest Challenge Use Non-Scrapbooking Products.

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I chose to use an unusual method (as least for me) to make my very own journaling cards. This spread is about the annual Balloon Fest in Albuquerque, … Continue

Embroidered Patch Card with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenge

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

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Emily is here to share her take on February’s Nerd Nest Challenge Use Non-Scrapbooking Products.

Embroidered Patch Card with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenge

This month’s challenge is to use a not-expressly-used for scrapbooking product. As soon as I found out what the challenge was, I immediately knew that I wanted to … Continue

January 9-14 | Pocket Scrapbooking

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

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Last week I shared my take on the current Freckled Fawn sketch challenge (there’s still time to enter to win a $25 gift certificate–the challenge closes tonight!).

In addition to the 8.5×11 alteration on the sketch I did, I also worked on more sketch inspiration with two 6×12 insert pages! … Continue

Use Non-Scrapbooking Products | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on February 6, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

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This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Use Non-Scrapbooking Products.

Thinking outside of the box for scrapbooking supplies can be a fun adventure, can add great texture to your pages, and can be a cost effective alternative to pre-made products. Keep in mind that some of the things you might … Continue

Freckled Fawn Birthday Bash – Sketch Challenge

Written on February 3, 2017 at 7:11 am, by

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Freckled Fawn has a new blog and is celebrating their birthday month with a weekly sketch challenge with prizes! I’m kicking off the first challenge–check it out here and share your take on the sketch to enter to win a $25 gift card from Freckled Fawn.… Continue

Ring in the New Year | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on January 13, 2017 at 12:52 pm, by

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This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Ring in the New Year.

Create a project showcasing how you celebrated the new year. Different cultures celebrate the New Year on different dates, so don’t feel limited to January 1st! You may have some documenting from Yom Kippur or Lunar New Year … Continue

Holiday Overwhelm with Jen | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on December 19, 2016 at 2:21 pm, by

Today Nerd Nest Challenges Creative Team member Jen is here to share her take on November’s Nerd Nest Challenge, Capture a Feeling.

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December is always busy, but last year was insane for us. In the last five weeks of 2015, we went to Vegas, shopped for a new car, … Continue

Capturing Joy and Excitement with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on December 12, 2016 at 3:59 pm, by

Today Nerd Nest Challenges Creative Team member Emily is here to share her take on November’s Nerd Nest Challenge, Capture a Feeling.

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This month’s challenge is to Capture a Feeling. I immediately decided that I wanted my sons to be the subject for my layout. I was able to … Continue

Capture a Feeling | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on December 7, 2016 at 11:29 am, by

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This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Capture a Feeling.

With your photos, words, and / or art on your page, try to evoke a specific emotion. You may have an emotional story you want to share, you may want to capture the magic of the holiday season, or you … Continue

Traveler’s Notebook Style with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on November 29, 2016 at 11:54 am, by

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Today Nerd Nest Challenges Creative Team member Lisa is here to share her take on November’s Nerd Nest Challenge, Try on a Different Style.

I love autumn and was eager to try my hands on a travelers notebook style. So I made an insert myself and started collecting fall … Continue