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

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

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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

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | Lists 11-20

Written on March 23, 2018 at 1:48 pm, by

I’m having a great time playing along with this March’s 30 Days of Lists!

Here’s my second batch of lists for March 2018:

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | The Nerd Nest | List 11

Things to do every weekend

*Brunch
*Dance class for Ava, me, + Eliza
*Visit family / friends
*Home improvement projects
*Sleep in
*Go on mini adventures… 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

30 Days of Lists March 2018 | Lists 1-9

Written on March 12, 2018 at 10:31 am, by

We’re more than a third of the way through this round of 30 Days of Lists! I’m really enjoying doing a digital version this round–it makes it really to batch a few lists at a time every few days when I have a nice quiet block of time to … Continue

One Little Word Vision Board

Written on February 27, 2018 at 9:52 am, by

One Little Word Vision Board | The Nerd Nest 1

Today I’m sharing my take on the February prompt for Ali Edwards’s One Little Word, which is all about making a vision board / collage. You can read about why I chose my word for this year, Elastic, here.

One Little Word Vision Board | The Nerd Nest 2

I chose images that represent the things I’m struggling … 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

January Day in the Life | Pocket Scrapbooking 2018

Written on February 21, 2018 at 7:00 am, by

January Day in the Life | The Nerd Nest

For this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Start in the Middle, I made three pocket pages that jumped around chronologically based on what was “easy” for me to make. This helped me get over an overwhelm hurdle and get going. Today I’m sharing one of those three spreads, for my … 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

January One Little Word

Written on February 15, 2018 at 1:50 pm, by

January One Little Word | The Nerd Nest 1

Today I’m sharing my take on the January prompt for Ali Edwards’s One Little Word! You can read about why I chose my word for this year, Elastic, here.

My office is currently not functional as we work on some home repair projects, so I went for a … Continue

How I’m Listing + 30 Days of Lists Registration Now Open!

Written on February 10, 2018 at 11:54 am, by

I'm a lister because | The Nerd Nest | 30 Days of Lists

30 Days of Lists registration is now open! I always take an opportunity to get my list base together at this time so I’m all prepped and ready to go when my favorite journaling challenge starts. If you don’t know about #30Lists learn about it here!

When I … Continue