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Getting Ready for the Catch Up with Project Life Party!

Written on November 18, 2014 at 8:26 am, by

Catch Up with Project Life Party Sneak Peeks | The Nerd Nest

Over here I’m getting ready for the big Catch Up with Project Life party this weekend! The party is packed: the class has 12 challenges, so we’re having a 12 hour long party this Saturday, November 22, to celebrate the end of class and to motivate students to finish off … Continue

Filling Blank Spaces | Project Life

Written on November 16, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

June Introduction Page and Currently Lists | The Nerd Nest

For the October Nerd Nest Challenge to fill in memory keeping gaps, I finished the second volume of my 2014 albums. I’ve already shared a video of the complete album as well as a closer look at some of the pages I finished off (soccer recap pages and Maker Continue

Project Life Album Overview

Written on November 15, 2014 at 10:08 am, by

Project Life Album Overview | The Nerd Nest

I approach Project Life a little differently. I include weekly pages, spreads for projects like Day in the Life, projects for classes, and traditional pages, all in the same album. It can be hard to imagine how this all comes together, so I’ve put together an album overview so … Continue

Maker Faire 2014 | Project Life

Written on November 14, 2014 at 9:10 am, by

Maker Faire 2014 - Project Life 1

Our favorite event of the year is for sure the … Continue

Catching Up My Project Life | Spring Soccer Season Recap

Written on November 11, 2014 at 10:08 am, by

Soccer Season Overview | October Nerd Nest Challenge 5

This is the last week of the kids’ Autumn soccer season and I am just now finishing their Spring season recap pages.

There’s nothing wrong with that. Gaps are normal. But, whoa does it feel good to have an album completed from start to finish.

I used the fill in Continue

Project Life 2014 | August 10-16

Written on November 5, 2014 at 10:11 am, by

Project Life August 10-16 | The Nerd Nest 1

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 mid-August.

Click on the photos for a larger view.

Project Life August 10-16 | The Nerd Nest 2

The photos for … Continue

Announcing 12 Catch Up with Project Life Guests

Written on October 29, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

Catch Up with Project Life Guests

Catch Up with Project Life begins tomorrow, October 30! I’m getting pumped and wanted to share an exciting piece of the class with you: the wonderful guests who are joining in!

One of the most fun things about the course is the big party we have planned for the end … Continue

Let Your Photos Inspire Your Color Scheme | Red Barn Farm PL Page

Written on October 23, 2014 at 3:42 pm, by

Red Barn Farm | The Nerd Nest

As I mentioned earlier this week, I’ve been in the mood to document some of my past Autumns lately. As I was browsing through my 2010 photos, I came across these cute shots from one of my favorite Fall traditions: the pumpkin patch. We’re likely skipping that activity this … 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

Fall Favorites

Written on October 21, 2014 at 11:48 am, by

Fall Faves Title | Megan Anderson

It’s been a rough few weeks around here. Autumn is my favorite season, so I’ve been trying to savor it to find some joy. I’m not quite ready to make things about now, so I went back and made some 2010 pages.

Fall Faves | Megan Anderson

I used old blog posts and photos to … Continue