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Announcing Pocket Your Year

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

PocketYourYear1000

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 solutions … Continue

Paul Nyakatura, Feminist Hero | Pocket Layout

Written on December 11, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

Paul Nyakatura Close-Up | The Nerd Nest

Usually my motto is document now, make later. I want to make sure I’m capturing memories with photos and words while life is happening, but it doesn’t matter to me when I get around to adding in the printed photos and stickers and glue. But there are exceptions. Every so … Continue

Project Life 2014 | August Day in the Life

Written on December 5, 2014 at 10:20 am, by

August Day in the Life in Project Life | The Nerd Nest 1

On the 15th of each month this year, I’ve been documenting a Day in the Life, a concept originated by Ali Edwards. Last year I used Ali’s templates to include a 6×12 insert for every Day in the Life I did, but this year I wanted a bit more … Continue

Project Life 2014 | September 7-13

Written on November 25, 2014 at 5:00 am, by

Project Life 2014 | September 7-13 | 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 early September.

Click on the photos for a larger view.

Project Life 2014 | September 7-13 | The Nerd Nest 2

I really … Continue

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