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Handstitching on Paper with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge

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

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Lisa is here to share her take on February’s Nerd Nest Challenge Use Non-Scrapbooking Products.

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I love to use stuff and techniques that are not intended for scrapbooking! One of them is to stitch on my layouts. I am not an embroiderer and … Continue

January 15-21 | Pocket Scrapbooking

Written on February 16, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

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This week was a big deal, because it’s the week we brought home our new bird Hermes! I made a few 8.5×11 pages about him first, so this spread started with inserts.

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The insert pages were loaded with embellishments, so I made sure to keep it simple for the pocket … Continue

Freckled Fawn Birthday Bash – Sketch Challenge

Written on February 3, 2017 at 7:11 am, by

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Freckled Fawn has a new blog and is celebrating their birthday month with a weekly sketch challenge with prizes! I’m kicking off the first challenge–check it out here and share your take on the sketch to enter to win a $25 gift card from Freckled Fawn.… Continue

Hello Hermes! | Layout with Freckled Fawn’s February 2017 Embellishment Kit

Written on February 1, 2017 at 1:00 am, by

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I was so excited when I saw the feather and love motif in this month’s February 2017 Freckled Fawn embellishment kit kit! I knew immediately that I wanted to start documenting our new bird, Hermes.

Of course, the feathers are great even if you don’t have an avian friend, feathers … Continue

Capture a Feeling | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on December 7, 2016 at 11:29 am, by

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This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Capture a Feeling.

With your photos, words, and / or art on your page, try to evoke a specific emotion. You may have an emotional story you want to share, you may want to capture the magic of the holiday season, or you … Continue

Projects with Freckled Fawn’s Hello Autumn Kit

Written on November 28, 2016 at 11:28 am, by

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Today I’m sharing projects with Freckled Fawn’s Hello Autumn Embellishment Kit. I also used the Journal Cards that coordinate with the kit.

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I knew that the adorable autumn icons in the kit would be perfect for documenting Thanksgiving, so I tackled a spread about my four 2015 Thanksgiving family … Continue

Trying Mixed Media Layouts with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on November 21, 2016 at 9:22 am, by

Today Nerd Nest Challenges Creative Team member Emily is here to share her take on November’s Nerd Nest Challenge, Try on a Different Style.

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This month’s challenge is to Try on a Different Style. I am always inspired by Adele Toomey of InkieQuill. Adele is a memory keeper … Continue

Try on a Different Style | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on November 7, 2016 at 4:51 pm, by

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The November challenge is to Try on a Different Style.

For this challenge you can scraplift or create a project inspired by another memory keeper you admire, use products that don’t typically go with your style, or try switching up your level of embellishment. If you’re a minimalist, maybe you … Continue

October Bonus Pages | Pocket Scrapbooking 2015

Written on October 31, 2016 at 4:23 pm, by

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This month I challenged you to Document Your Favorite Season. I shared a bunch of extra takes on this month’s challenge with the goal of finishing October in my 2015 album. I had an overwhelming amount of photos and stories to go through! Today’ I’m wrapping it up with Continue

Fall Favorites with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on October 26, 2016 at 2:37 pm, by

Today Nerd Nest Challenges Creative Team member Emily is here to share her take on October’s Nerd Nest Challenge, Document Your Favorite Season.

Fall and Spring are my favorite seasons, but it seems that over the years I have really been loving Fall. I love that I get to … Continue