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Use Instagram Stories | October Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on October 2, 2017 at 12:01 pm, by

October Nerd Nest Challenge

The October Nerd Nest Challenge is to Use Instagram Stories.

Instagram Stories are a fun place to share what’s going on real-time, add captions, stickers, or locations, and share everyday things that you don’t necessarily want staying around forever on your Instagram feed. I’ve been seeing an increase in Insta … Continue

Eliza’s First Chess Tournament Layout | Freckled Fawn September Kit

Written on September 29, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Eliza's First Chess Tournament | Freckled Fawn September 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

The black and white September Freckled Fawn kit inspired me to make a layout about Eliza’s first chess tournament last Spring! Sometimes working with a kit can be so motivating–products can be a great jumpstart for ideas.

I found black and white paper in my stash for a background and … Continue

7 Tips for Photographing Events | #NNDailyTip

Written on September 28, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

7 Tips for Event Photography | 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 about photographing events!

One of the many reasons Autumn is my favorite season is all of the wonderful events and

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Great Match Layout | Freckled Fawn September Sketch

Written on September 27, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Great Match | Freckled Fawn September 2017 Sketch | The Nerd Nest 2

I love that Freckled Fawn is doing a monthly sketch now and I wanted to jump in and play with the September sketch!

SeptSketch_IG

The sketch featured a large photo with a smaller supporting photo, so I looked through my folder for a story I wanted to tell that would … Continue

Self-Paced 31 Challenges Now Avalible!

Written on September 26, 2017 at 9:57 am, by

31 Challenges Sneak Peek

Miss out on the original run of this year’s 31 Challenges? Don’t worry, there’s a self-paced version of the workshop now avalible!

You’ll start with a few emails to help you get ready, then you’ll get a pocket scrapbooking challenge every day for 31 days after you sign up! … Continue

Hybrid Organizing with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on September 25, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

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

Hybrid Organizing with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

For as long as I can remember I am have been a hybrid scrapbooker. What is hybrid you ask? Well, for me hybrid is a mix between … Continue

Solar Eclipse Spread | Freckled Fawn September Kit

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

Solar Eclipse | Freckled Fawn September 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

My family of science nerds was so excited about the solar eclipse! We drove an hour and a half in an minitrip to Marshall, MO to a spot our friend Steve found so we would be in the path of totality for the eclipse a little longer–about two minutes and … Continue

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | Lists 9-19

Written on September 21, 2017 at 8:47 am, by

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest 2

I’m loving the lists for this September’s 30 Days of Lists! Here’s the second batch of my lists so far:

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 9

Newest addition to my home

  • Fall flowers (hydrangea bush, more mums, cone flowers, a hibiscus)
  • September book haul (BOTM, National Hispanic Heritage Month, It, Buffy)

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 10

Ways to disconnect

Extracurricular Schedule Layout | Freckled Fawn September Kit

Written on September 20, 2017 at 3:06 pm, by

Extracurricular Schedule | Freckled Fawn September 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

When I opened up the Freckled Fawn September 2017 Kit and saw the days of the week wood veneer, I knew exactly what I wanted to make for my first project with the kit: a page about my family’s heavy extracurricular schedule right now! My kids have something going … Continue

Organizing a New Work Space with Mel | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on September 18, 2017 at 10:49 am, by

M Carruthers - Kallax

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Mel is here to share her take on this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Tackle a Mess.

This month’s challenge, to “Tackle a Mess” came at the perfect time for me. Over the summer, my family and I moved to our new home in … Continue