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Using Photos for Design Ideas with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on August 14, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Using Photos for Design Ideas with Lisa | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

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

For this month´s challenge we were asked to show you how you can mimic your photo in the design of your layout. This was an easy one … 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

Use a Shape to Tie in a Pocket Scrapbooking Insert | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on July 31, 2017 at 4:13 pm, by

Repeat a Shape Challenge - Circles | June 12-17 | The Nerd Nest

July’s Nerd Nest Challenge is Repeat a Shape and I have one more take to share with you!

This time I decided to repeat circles in a pocket layout and a traditional page 8.5 x 11 insert to bring the whole spread together.

Repeat a Shape Challenge - Circles | June 12-17 | The Nerd Nest

For this page, I started with an … Continue

July 9-15 | Pocket Scrapbooking 2017

Written on July 26, 2017 at 4:20 pm, by

July 9-15 Pocket Scrapbooking | The Nerd Nest 1

After a difficult start to the year and not a lot of extra time to spend pocket scrapbooking, I’m back to scrapping the month that I’m in after making 31 new pages / spreads for my upcoming course 31 Challenges.

It’s a great feeling and I’m reinvigorated–I’ll be working … Continue

Repeating Embellishment Shapes in a Pocket Page with Emily | Nerd Nest Challenges

Written on July 24, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Today Nerd Nest Creative Team member Emily is here to share her take on March’s Nerd Nest Challenge Repeat a Shape.

This month’s challenge was so much fun. I love patterns so I was so excited to find out that this month’s challenge was to repeat a shape. I … Continue

Introducing 31 Challenges!

Written on July 19, 2017 at 7:32 am, by

31 Challenges Pocket Your Year 2017

A Pocket Your Year favorite is back: introducing 31 Challenges!

Need motivation for your pocket scrapbooking? Looking to get caught up? Want a fun challenge (or a months worth!!)?

Starting August 1, receive a pocket scrapbooking challenge in your inbox every day for 31 days. Get inspired and motivated … Continue

January Extras Pocket Page | Nerd Nest Challenge

Written on July 10, 2017 at 7:00 am, by

Repeat a Shape - January Extra Pocket Page | Nerd Nest Challenge 1

This month’s Nerd Nest Challenge is to Repeat a Shape. In my first take on the challenge, I repeated hearts throughout a page. For this page, I decided to be a little more subtle with squares!

The way I have my pocket scrapbooking system set up for 2017, I … Continue

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