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September 24-30 Pocket Spread| Freckled Fawn October Kit

Written on October 13, 2017 at 9:10 am, by

September 24-30 Pocket Scrapbook Spread with Freckled Fawn October Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

I was so excited to dive into the October Freckled Fawn kit (for the first time with patterned papers avalible!) that I’ve already made 10 projects using it.

I started off by making a spread for the most recent week at the time I opened up the kit.

Here’s what … Continue

31 Scary Days | Part 1

Written on October 12, 2017 at 9:51 am, by

31 Scary Days 2017 | The Nerd Nest 1

I’m always in the mood for scary stories in October, so for the past few years, I’ve been recording scary media each day. My first two times doing this project, I made a list, but I thought it would be fun to do a more visual version this time around!… Continue

7 Tips for Listing | #NNDailyTip

Written on October 11, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

7 tips for listing | 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 listing!

Hey listers! I'm @megan_nerdnest and I'm here to take over the #30lists Instagram for a few days. If

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Cider Hill Apple Picking Layout | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on October 9, 2017 at 8:31 am, by

Cider Hill Apple Picking | October Nerd Nest Challenge - 1

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Use Instagram Stories! I wanted to share a second take with you.

For my first project for this challenge, I saved photos from my Instagram Stories with text on them, but this page has a more subtle approach.

Using portrait orientation photos … Continue

September 5-9 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2017

Written on October 5, 2017 at 10:24 am, by

Pocket Scrapbooking September 5-9 | The Nerd Nest 1

I’ve been on an awesome pocket scrapbooking productivity kick! After being in super scraper mode making 31 projects for my pocket scrapbooking workshop 31 Challenges, I just kept going.

I am completely accepting that my motivation to work on this project comes in ebbs and flows, so I harness … Continue

7 Tips for Documenting School | #NNDailyTip

Written on October 4, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

7 Tips for Documenting Back to School | 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 documenting school!

This week for #nndailytip, we're talking about documenting school! I'll have a few ideas for going back

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30 Days of Lists September 2017 | Lists 21-30

Written on October 3, 2017 at 8:41 am, by

I loved the September round of 30 Days of Lists so much! Here’s my final batch of lists:

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 21

My go-to meals to make

  • chicken tikka masala for friends parties
  • chili, caribbean jerk wraps, or tequila lime chicken for family dinners
  • homemade pizza for lots of kids / Fri night

30 Days of Lists September 2017 | The Nerd Nest | List 22

Ways … Continue

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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