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January 21-27 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2018

Written on April 5, 2018 at 8:46 am, by

January 21-27 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2018 | The Nerd Nest 1

After making a few Start in the Middle spreads to get going on my 2018 pocket scrapbooking, I started batching pages by month.

I spent a few sessions gathering and choosing photos for January, then I arranged them how I’d like them to be in page protectors, then I started … 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

7 Tips for Fitting into Pockets | #NNDailyTip

Written on January 23, 2018 at 7:00 am, by

7 Tips for Fitting into Pockets

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 Fitting into Pockets:

Let’s talk about fitting things into pockets too big or too small for #nndailytip this week!

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December Day in the Life | Pocket Page

Written on January 3, 2018 at 5:27 pm, by

December Day in the Life | The Nerd Nest | Freckled Fawn 1

I still have a few more to make, but I’m so happy that I finished documenting Day in the Life monthly in 2017! I’ve been doing this monthly since 2013 and change up the day that I record monthly each year. 2017 I did it on the first, this year … Continue

Hamilton Dance Party | Pocket Page

Written on December 12, 2017 at 12:24 pm, by

Hamilton Dance Party | The Nerd Nest 1

I’ve been working on the gaps in my “extras” pages for past years lately. Often, I’ll look through my photos for these stories when I’m deciding how to use kits or when I want to make sure I’m not wasting photo paper and need to add a few more photos … Continue

November 2016 Day in the Life

Written on December 1, 2017 at 9:26 am, by

November Day in the Life 2016 | The Nerd Nest 1

I’m working on projects with my Freckled Fawn November embellishment kit and one of the ideas I had for the kit, which has a lot of house icons, was to document “a day at home.” I looked through my backlog of my monthly Day in the Life photos to see … Continue

May 27-31 2017 | Pocket Scrapbooking

Written on November 28, 2017 at 10:17 am, by

May 27-31 Pocket Scrapbooking | The Nerd Nest 1

I’m working on making lots of projects with my Freckled Fawn November embellishment kit and this one is next up! Even though this kit is for November, the bright colors work just as well for Spring and Summer. I decided to look through my “gap photos” folders to find a … Continue

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