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Giant Nebula Kit Blanket Layout | August Freckled Fawn Sketch

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

Giant Nebula Knit Blanket Layout with August Freckled Fawn Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

I had a great time playing along with the August Freckled Fawn Sketch using the August Freckled Fawn Kit!

The colors in the kit and the epoxy star stickers reminded me of a blanket I made for Jonas last year, so I decided to make a page about that!… Continue

Using Ephemera to Mimic a Photo with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on August 21, 2017 at 8:00 am, by

Mimic a Photo | Nerd Nest Challenge | Emily F

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

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Mimic your Photo. For my take on the challenge, I chose to make a journal entry in my Moleskine sketchbook. … 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
  • Continue

Repeat a Shape | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on July 3, 2017 at 2:44 pm, by

Repeat a Shape | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Repeat a Shape.

Find a way to repeat a shape in your design, whether it’s by cutting your photos into circles and cascading them across the page with patterned paper circles, adding a row or cluster of star embellishments, using a repeating shape … Continue

Port Aransas Page with June 2017 Freckled Fawn Kit

Written on June 1, 2017 at 5:08 pm, by

Port Aransas Spread with June 2017 Freckled Fawn Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

It’s reveal day for the June 2017 Freckled Fawn kit! I wanted to share one of the projects I’ve made so far with the kit.

June 2017 Freckled Fawn Kit

This kit has a color palette perfect for sunny days and beach / pool time.

After reading all of the beach phrases on the … Continue

May Freckled Fawn Sketch

Written on May 10, 2017 at 7:39 am, by

James is Here! | Freckled Fawn May 2017 kit | Megan Anderson 1

Today I’m sharing a take on the May Freckled Fawn sketch.

I usually like to use sketches as a challenge to myself, trying out different page sizes or translating them as a pocket page design, but I decided to follow the sketch closely this month as a way to … Continue

Adventure Layout with Freckled Fawn’s March 2017 Kit

Written on March 3, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Adventure with Freckled Fawn's March 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest

As soon as I saw the acrylic word “adventure” in this month’s March 2017 Embellishment Kit, I knew I wanted to make a page about my kids playing at a cool climbing park for the first time!

Freckled Fawn March 2017 Kit

The kit is great for travel, but you can use it for … Continue

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.

Handstitching on Paper with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

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

Jan 15-21 | The Nerd Nest 2

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.

Jan 15-21 | The Nerd Nest 1

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

Use Embellishments as Journaling Bullets | The Nerd Nest 3

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