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Documenting December + 30 Days of Lists

Written on December 1, 2016 at 5:10 pm, by

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I love documenting December. It’s busy and full of friends, family, love and magic.

I’m all ready to go with Ali Edward’s December Daily project, but this year I’m being realistic and going with my mantra Document Now, Make Later–I’m going to write my stories and take my photos … Continue

Lists 20-30 | 30 Days of Lists September 2016

Written on October 1, 2016 at 3:58 pm, by

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The September 2016 edition of 30 Days of Lists is all wrapped up! Here’s my last batch of lists from this round:

Where I do my best thinking

  • When I’m taking a walk
  • At coffeeshops
  • After yoga
  • During morning coffee
  • On paper
  • After I’m exposed to new ideas

Favorite things … Continue

Projects with Freckled Fawn’s Black / White Kit

Written on September 27, 2016 at 2:45 pm, by

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Today I’m sharing my projects with Freckled Fawn’s Black / White Embellishment Kit (above) Planner Kit (below).

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The black and white color scheme of these kits is amazing! It’s no surprise that the kit reminded me of the black and white branding and fashion of the amazing Janelle MonĂ¡e. I … Continue

Lists 8-19 | 30 Days of Lists September 2016

Written on September 26, 2016 at 11:43 am, by

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I’ve been loving the September 2016 edition of 30 Days of Lists! Today I’m sharing another batch of lists with you:

On My Camera Roll

  • Catch-up Reads photos
  • Picture of a drawing of our house Jonas’s “girlfriend” made
  • Photos of [our foster daughter] at the Filling Station with hot
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Lists 1-7 | 30 Days of Lists September 2016

Written on September 7, 2016 at 5:05 pm, by

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The September 2016 edition of 30 Days of Lists is underway and I’m here to share my first week of lists with you!

September is for…

  • City Market Coffee turns 20 party
  • Dance in the Park
  • Art Westport
  • Plaza Art Fair
  • Sexy Accident Release Concert
  • Grape Picking
  • Autumn

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Don’t judge … Continue

Saint Louis Blurb Book – 40% off Discount at Blurb!

Written on August 20, 2016 at 10:12 am, by

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I’m a Blurb affiliate–purchases made through these links help to support The Nerd Nest. I was compensated for this post.

There’s a 40% off sale on all orders at Blurb now through August 23! As soon as I heard about the sale, I jumped on the chance to start making … Continue

September 30 Days of Lists Registration is Open + My Base

Written on August 11, 2016 at 7:41 am, by

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Registration for my favorite workshop of the year is now open! You can sign up for the September 2016 round of 30 Days of Lists now.

30 Days of Lists is a simple: one prompt, every day, for 30 Days. Not everyone can document an elaborate scrapbook page daily, but … Continue

Projects with Bloom | Freckled Fawn May 2016 Kit

Written on June 18, 2016 at 3:29 pm, by

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I’ve been lagging on blogging lately, and I completely forgot to share the projects I made with the amazing Bloom kits from Freckled Fawn! These are the May kits, but Bloom Embellishment Kit (above) and Bloom Planner Kit (below) are both still available at the time of writing.

I … Continue

March 30 Days of Lists Registration is Open + My Base!

Written on February 10, 2016 at 9:59 am, by

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Registration for my favorite journaling challenge, 30 Days of Lists opened today for the March 2016 round!

30 Days of Lists is a simple: one prompt, every day, for 30 Days. Not everyone can document an elaborate scrapbook page daily, but you can capture a bit about your life and … Continue

30 Days of Lists | #1-15

Written on December 16, 2015 at 7:00 am, by

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I’m participating in the December 2015 round of 30 Days of Lists!

I’m keeping it simple this round with a handmade minibook from an old book. On each spread I’m including an Ashley G number card, a 3×4 blank card wrapped in thin washi tape (mostly from Freckled Continue