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2014 Holiday Album | December 6-13

Written on December 17, 2014 at 9:14 am, by

Holiday Album | The Nerd Nest 1

This year I’m participating in my version of Ali Edwards’s December Daily project. Like last year, I started before December so I could document Thanksgiving too. I’m keeping it simple with a vintage book album base, one 4 inch wide photo per page, and just a few embellishments … Continue

2014 Holiday Album | November 30 – December 5

Written on December 10, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

Holiday Album | The Nerd Nest 1

This year I’m participating in my version of Ali Edwards’s December Daily project. Like last year, I started before December so I could document Thanksgiving too. I’m keeping it simple with a vintage book album base, one 4 inch wide photo per page, and just a few embellishments … Continue

2014 Holiday Album | November 23-29

Written on December 3, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

Holiday Album from a Vintage Book | The Nerd Nest

This year I’m participating in my version of Ali Edwards’s December Daily project. Like last year, I started before December so I could document Thanksgiving too.

I batched my first week of pages all at once and kept them very simple with 4 inch wide photos (on per page), … Continue

2014 Holiday Album Base

Written on November 22, 2014 at 5:41 pm, by

Old Book Holiday Album | The Nerd Nest 1

Since 2009, I’ve participated in Ali Edwards’s December Daily project. This year, like last year, I’m starting before December so I can document Thanksgiving too. I’m actually starting tomorrow, since my extended family is having an early Thanksgiving get-together!

For my album this year, I decided to use a … Continue

My 2013 Holiday Album | Video

Written on November 21, 2014 at 9:18 am, by

Holiday Album 2013 | Megan Anderson

Since 2009, I’ve participated in Ali Edwards’s December Daily project. Each year, before I decide how I’m going to go about the project, I look back at my old albums to see what worked for me and what didn’t.

Here’s a little video flip through my 2013 album so you … Continue

6×6 Minibook Insert Video Tutorial

Written on October 22, 2014 at 12:32 pm, by

6x6 Minibook Project Life Insert Video Tutorial | The Nerd Nest

Last week I shared a minibook insert I created for my Project Life album. I’m back with another album insert today to give you an additional look at how the technique can be used!

To learn how to make this simple minibook for yourself and how to get it in … Continue

Kristin Fills in her Orphaned Photos mini-album

Written on October 20, 2014 at 8:03 am, by

Orphaned Photos Mini-album 1 | rukristin

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to fill in memory keeping gaps. For an extra dose of inspiration on this challenge, I asked my friend Kristin to share her take with you!

Orphaned Photos Mini-album 2 | rukristin

Hi hi Nerd Nesters! I’m Kristin from rukristin: feminist scrapbooker. Today I’m tackling the October Nerd … Continue

Project Life 2014 | August 24-31 + Minibook Insert

Written on October 17, 2014 at 10:19 am, by

Mini album Project Life insert | Megan Anderson

I love documenting my life with weekly Project Life spreads! At the end of each month, I batch edit and order the previous month’s photos and then work on spreads in batches. Today I’m sharing a spread from the end of August–with a mini album insert!

Click on the photos … Continue

Confessions of a Class Junkie Vol. 4 | BPC + My Details

Written on April 9, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

Confessions of a Class Junkie | The Nerd Nest

I take a lot of classes, and after the success of sharing my takes, I decided to make sharing a regular thing. It keeps me motivated!

Today I’m sharing my takes on three classes I’m taking and one I’m teaching right now:

Document College Coursework With a Timeline | The Nerd Nest, Inspired by Ali Edwards

Document College Coursework With a Timeline | The Nerd Nest, Inspired by Ali Edwards

Document College Coursework With a Timeline | The Nerd Nest, Inspired by Ali Edwards

First up, my take on the first week’s … Continue

Holiday Album Wrap Up

Written on January 31, 2014 at 9:41 am, by

Holiday album by Megan Anderson at the Nerd Nest

To document the holidays, I used my photo and journaling prompts from Daily Doc | Holiday Edition to document each day, inspired by Ali Edwards’s December Daily. This year, my album ran from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. I did most of the album in December, but saved the last … Continue