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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

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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.

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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

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Mimicking Magic with Michelle | Nerd Nest Challenges

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

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Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Michelle is here to share her take on this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Mimic Your Photo.

If you’ve been following Megan’s 31 Challenges class, you may be tired of seeing photos of my recent Walt Disney World trip. :) My husband and I celebrated … Continue

San Antonio Pocket Spread | August Freckled Fawn Kit

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

San Antonio Pocket Spread with the August Freckled Fawn Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

The August Freckled Fawn Kit has some wonderful travel themed embellishments, so I knew immediately that I’d want to tackle a vacation I haven’t scrapbooked yet with the kit. I browsed my photo folders and realized I hadn’t gotten our trip to San Antonio last summer in the books yet–and … Continue

Using Photos for Design Ideas with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on August 14, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Using Photos for Design Ideas with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Lisa is here to share her take on this month’s Nerd Nest Challenge Mimic Your Photo.

For this month´s challenge we were asked to show you how you can mimic your photo in the design of your layout. This was an easy one … Continue

Mimic your Photo | Nerd Nest Challenge

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

Mimic a Photo | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

The August Nerd Nest Challenge is to Mimic your Photo. Take something from your photo and mimic it in your design!

Here are some ideas for how to interpret this challenge:

  • Create a pattern inspired by the background of your photo
  • Use a font for your title that mimics a
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Use a Shape to Tie in a Pocket Scrapbooking Insert | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on July 31, 2017 at 4:13 pm, by

Repeat a Shape Challenge - Circles | June 12-17 | The Nerd Nest

July’s Nerd Nest Challenge is Repeat a Shape and I have one more take to share with you!

This time I decided to repeat circles in a pocket layout and a traditional page 8.5 x 11 insert to bring the whole spread together.

Repeat a Shape Challenge - Circles | June 12-17 | The Nerd Nest

For this page, I started with an … Continue

July 9-15 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2017

Written on July 26, 2017 at 4:20 pm, by

July 9-15 Pocket Scrapbooking | The Nerd Nest 1

After a difficult start to the year and not a lot of extra time to spend pocket scrapbooking, I’m back to scrapping the month that I’m in after making 31 new pages / spreads for my upcoming course 31 Challenges.

It’s a great feeling and I’m reinvigorated–I’ll be working … Continue