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October 1-8 2016 | Pocket Scrapbooking

Written on October 20, 2017 at 9:18 am, by

October 1-8 2016 | The Nerd Nest 1

During my recent productivity burst with Freckled Fawn’s October embellishment kit, I dived into making weekly pocket pages for October 2016. I finished the whole month in a week! That’s why “getting behind” doesn’t bother me–sometimes I have more time to “make” than others and that’s just fine.

Here’s … Continue

October Reads 2016

Written on October 19, 2017 at 9:52 am, by

October 2016 Reads | The Nerd Nest 1

I’ve been on an awesome productivity roll, busting out projects with the Freckled Fawn October kit. I decided to use the kit on some spreads covering recent times, but mostly focused on making pages for October 2016. I only completed my Day in the Life spread for that month … Continue

Halloween 2016 | Freckled Fawn October Kit

Written on October 17, 2017 at 10:52 am, by

Halloween | The Nerd Nest 1

I’m getting excited for Halloween and one way I harness that excitement into productivity is going back and catching up Halloween moments I haven’t documented yet! Right now that’s last year and, lucky me, the Freckled Fawn October kit seemed made to match my family’s costumes last year.

Halloween | The Nerd Nest 2

I really … Continue

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

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

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

Read | The Awesome Ladies Project Guest Story Teller

Written on September 15, 2017 at 9:44 am, by


This month I’m a guest storyteller for The Awesome Ladies Project Monthly Storytelling Workshop for September: Read.

I can’t wait to make even more using the amazing prompts and story sparks from the workshop.



Here’s a sneak peek of my projects, which include tons of tips for documenting what … Continue

Tackle a Mess | September Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on September 6, 2017 at 2:35 pm, by

Tackle a Mess | September Nerd Nest Challenge

The September Nerd Nest Challenge is to Tackle a Mess. Work on an area of your memory keeping that needs a bit of organization–photo storage, a box of kits, piles around your desk, haphazardly strewn embellishments–and see how that organization aids you in your memory keeping!

How can tackling a … Continue

7 Tips for Pocket Page Design

Written on August 30, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

7 Tips for Pocket Page Design

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 pocket page design!

Changing up the topic for #nndailytip to pocket page design for this week! Try alternating photos