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9 Favorite Maker Faire Memories | Freckled Fawn June 2017 Kit

Written on June 13, 2017 at 3:11 pm, by

9 Favorite Maker Faire Memories | Freckled Fawn June 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

I immediately fell in love with the acetate number die cuts in the June 2017 Freckled Fawn Kit. I thought they’d look great on a pocket page, so I decided to make a page documenting my favorite 9 things about last year’s Kansas City Maker Faire! I wanted to … Continue

Expand Your Story | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on April 3, 2017 at 10:13 am, by

City Museum Pocket Pages | The Nerd Nest

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Expand Your Story.

Go beyond your usual process for memory keeping–a single layout, a weekly pocket spread, a few sentences of journaling, etc.–and expand how you tell a story that is special to you by doing more! You can make multiple layouts about … Continue

Comparing Disney Trips with Michelle | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on March 13, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Compare and Contrast with Michelle O | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Michelle is here to share her take on March’s Nerd Nest Challenge Compare / Contrast.

Compare and Contrast with Michelle O | Nerd Nest Challenges 2

My family travels to Disney World for vacation every other year or so. It’s our favorite place to go. I have vacation albums from every trip. We went … Continue

Compare / Contrast | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on March 6, 2017 at 3:10 pm, by

Compare and Contrast | March Nerd Nest Challenge 1

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Compare / Contrast.

Make a project comparing a current job with a past job, the similarities and differences between two family members or friends, what the world is like now vs. your childhood, or any other idea you can come up with!

Compare and Contrast | March Nerd Nest Challenge 2

Comparing … Continue

All Photos Austin Pocket Spread with Freckled Fawn’s March 2017 Kit

Written on March 1, 2017 at 4:48 pm, by

Austin Pocket Spread with Freckled Fawn March 2017 Kit | The Nerd Nest 1

In January, I went on a short weekend trip to Austin with my brother and my sister-in-law. Today I’m sharing a pocket spread I made about the trip!

Freckled Fawn March 2017 Kit

The March Freckled Fawn Kits were revealed today! They have lots of elements perfect for documenting travel. I used the Embellishment KitContinue

Eliza’s Birthday (Observed) | Pocket Scrapbooking 2017

Written on February 22, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Eliza's Birthday (Observed) | The Nerd Nest 1

On Jonas’s last birthday, we let him pick what we did for the whole day. We wanted to do the same for Eliza’s birthday, but as we knew most of the day would be spend getting ready for and having a birthday party for both kids, we decided to … Continue

Mixed Media Journaling Cards with Melody | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on February 20, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

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

Mixed Media Journaling Cards with Melody | Nerd Nest Challenges 1

I chose to use an unusual method (as least for me) to make my very own journaling cards. This spread is about the annual Balloon Fest in Albuquerque, … 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

January 9-14 | Pocket Scrapbooking

Written on February 8, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Pocket Scrapbooking Jan 9-4 | The Nerd Nest 1

Last week I shared my take on the current Freckled Fawn sketch challenge (there’s still time to enter to win a $25 gift certificate–the challenge closes tonight!).

In addition to the 8.5×11 alteration on the sketch I did, I also worked on more sketch inspiration with two 6×12 insert pages! … Continue

Use Non-Scrapbooking Products | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on February 6, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Nerd Nest Challenge - Use Non-Scrapbooking Products | February 2017 Day in the Life

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Use Non-Scrapbooking Products.

Thinking outside of the box for scrapbooking supplies can be a fun adventure, can add great texture to your pages, and can be a cost effective alternative to pre-made products. Keep in mind that some of the things you might … Continue