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Ava’s Birthday Day in the Life | Pocket Scrapbooking

Written on November 21, 2017 at 1:52 pm, by

Ava's Birthday Day in the Life | The Nerd Nest 1

I love doing Day in the Life monthly, and for 2017 my random number generated day to record monthly is the first. In July, that meant that Day in the Life was on Ava’s third birthday!

I usually just take more photos than usual and jot a few notes for … 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

Worlds of Fun Layout

Written on November 17, 2017 at 12:03 pm, by

Worlds of Fun | The Nerd Nest | Freckled Fawn November Kit 1

I’ve been busy making lots of projects with the Freckled Fawn November embellishment kit! The bright colors in this kit reminded me of photos from a day at the amusement park with Jake’s work team, so this was one of the first projects I made.

Worlds of Fun | The Nerd Nest | Freckled Fawn November Kit 2

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31 Scary Days 2017 | Part 2

Written on November 16, 2017 at 11:32 am, by

31 Scary Days 2017 | The Nerd Nest 1

In October, I recorded 31 Scary Days for the third year! I kept track of one thing a day I was doing with scary media (though a lot of these things were ongoing over multiple days).

This year I decided to do a visual version, including images from the Internet … Continue

October 15-21 2017 | Pocket Scrapbooking

Written on November 15, 2017 at 10:03 am, by

October 15-21 Pocket Spread | Freckled Fawn November 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

I just got my new Freckled Fawn kit and I jumped in using it right away! It has a lot of cute house icons, so I automatically jumped to documenting one of the home improvement projects we’ve been working on. I wrote out a list of different ideas I had … Continue

31 Scary Days 2016

Written on November 14, 2017 at 9:54 am, by

31 Scary Days 2016 | The Nerd Nest

I had fun working on my 31 Scary Days project for this year and it inspired me to make something for the one I recorded last year too! I kept track of scary media (books, TV and movies, events, etc.) in a note on my phone last year, but never … Continue

Our Last Thanksgiving | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on November 13, 2017 at 2:31 pm, by

Last Thanksgiving | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is Memorialize. I wanted to share a second take with you.

Last week, I shared a page I made about missing my grandmother and talked about using memorial pages as a way to give lost loved ones a presence in current memory keeping.

But … Continue

How I’m Listing this December

Written on November 11, 2017 at 7:56 pm, by

30 Days of Lists Base December 2017 | The Nerd Nest 1

Registration for December’s 30 Days of Lists is now open! I’m celebrating my anticipation of my favorite challenge by prepping the book I’m using for my listing.

30 Days of Lists Base December 2017 | The Nerd Nest 2

I’m using the same I Love It All 30 Days of Lists Traveler’s Notebook insert I used for my September 2017 30 Days Continue

100 Days Project in Review

Written on November 9, 2017 at 9:42 am, by

100 Days Project - 100 Days of Memory Keeping | The Nerd Nest

Yesterday marked the end of my 100 Days Project, inspired by a community 100 Days Project with The Scrap Gals.

If you haven’t heard of the 100 Days Project, check out their 100 Days Project podcast episode. These projects have been floating around the creativity community for a while … Continue

September 1-3 2016 | Pocket Scrapbooking

Written on November 8, 2017 at 11:14 am, by

September 1-3 2016 | The Nerd Nest 1

After finishing up the October weekly spreads in my 2016 pocket scrapbooking album, I decided to keep going filling in the gaps and started on September!

Because I put breaks in-between weekly spreads for each month in order to include thematic pages, I end up with some “partial” weeks at … Continue