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January 11-17 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2015

Written on January 22, 2015 at 5:00 am, by

January 11-17 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2015 | The Nerd Nest 1

This year, I’m making weekly pocket scrapbooking spreads in addition to other forms of memory keeping, like monthly spreads for Day in the Life and thematic pages. I include monthly breaks in my album for all of the extra documenting I like to include over and above weekly documenting.

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January 5-10 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2015

Written on January 15, 2015 at 5:00 am, by

January 5-10 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2015 | The Nerd Nest 1

I am so excited about pocket scrapbooking in 2015, I almost can’t wait for each Saturday to end so I can go through my week’s photos and pocket them up.

This year, I’m printing at home and making spreads the week following the documentation. I’ll save the batch ordering of … Continue

Pocket Your Year January

Written on January 8, 2015 at 5:00 am, by


I’m so excited to kick off the January lesson in Pocket Your Year today!

This month is for Establishing a Documentation Routine–it’s all about the photos and words, so establishing an early routine for capturing your life as you go is key! Let’s get good habits going early to keep … Continue

Christmas Morning Scavenger Hunt

Written on January 7, 2015 at 5:00 am, by

Christmas Morning Scavenger Hunt | The Nerd Nest 5

For the third year running, the highlight of Christmas morning around here was a scavenger hunt. The scavenger hunt thing started in 2012 as a way to make the big present (the Harry Potter movies) more exciting. Jake and I came up with Harry Potter trivia clues that had Eliza … Continue

Project Life 2014 | December Day in the Life

Written on January 3, 2015 at 5:00 am, by


On the 15th of each month in 2014, I documented a Day in the Life, a concept originated by Ali Edwards. Each month, I added a full spread in between weekly spreads (extra full spreads in addition to weekly spreads is sort of my M.O. this year).

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Testing Out White Borders + Digital Journaling

Written on January 2, 2015 at 2:01 am, by

Testing White Borders and Rounded Card Corners in Project Life | The Nerd Nest 2

One of the challenges in the open-to-everyone pre-class material for Pocket Your Year is to try out something you might want to implement into your pocket scrapbooking process for 2015. I decided to create several spreads with photos from December 2010 to test out white borders on photos. I also … Continue

Registration for Pocket Your Year is Open!

Written on January 1, 2015 at 5:00 am, by


Are you ready for a year of pocket scrapbooking motivation? Pocket Your Year is now open!

I am so happy to help you document your life as it happens throughout the year.

Pocket Your Year includes:

  • unlimited access to private blog
  • downloadable monthly video presentations
  • monthly process videos
  • weekly idea
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Plan Your 2015 Pocket Scrapbooking Approach

Written on December 28, 2014 at 4:26 pm, by

Pocket Your Year Plan 2015

Pocket Your Year starts January 1st, but you might want to pin down your plan for documenting the year before then. Watch the video below for the pre-class challenge for the course, free for everyone to enjoy!

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Project Life 2014 | Fall Soccer

Written on December 19, 2014 at 11:01 am, by

Fall Soccer in Project Life | The Nerd Nest 3

This week is the Freckled Fawn + Ruby Rock-It blog hop, and one of the many things I’ve made using stuff from the awesome Handi Scandi line Ruby Rock-It sent over was a Project Life spread about the kids’ Fall Soccer season.

Ruby Rocket and Freckled Fawn Twine Tutorial | Megan Anderson 9

Before this line showed up at my door, … Continue

Announcing Pocket Your Year

Written on December 15, 2014 at 9:49 am, by


I’m so excited to announce Pocket Your Year, a year long pocket scrapbooking course here at the Nerd Nest!

This class will run from January 2015 to December 2015 and will keep you motivated with your pocket scrapbooking / Project Life album all year long. I’ll be sharing multiple … Continue