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Eliza’s Ornament a Day 2011

Ornament a Day 2011

We didn’t quite have time to post about all of the ornaments Eliza made in December, but we wanted to photo all of them before all the Christmas stuff around here gets boxed. (Eliza’s ornaments have their own boxes, by year).

Eliza's Ornament a Day: Day 18

This year we didn’t make an ornament every day … Read the rest

Christmas Morning Recap

If you celebrate, we hope your holiday was merry and bright! Ours was a whirlwind of family, parties, great food, good conversations, giggles and presents! We went to seven family gatherings between Thursday and Sunday! We’re glad to be taking it easy again.

You’ll see all the details of our … Read the rest

12 Days of christmas: Day 4 – Music Sheet Wreath

Music Sheet Wreath

Here at the Nerd Nest we’re teaming up with Allie from Alexandra Rae Designs to bring you 12 Days of Christmas (Projects)! It’s our goal to create 12 projects each for Christmas decor, gifts, and memory keeping by the 25th. That means you’ll get 24 DIY tutorials this month! Read the rest

Eliza’s Ornament a Day: Days 3-5

We may not have time to post about Eliza’s Ornament a Day everyday (or December Daily, but I’ll get there, I promise), but we’re still getting them made!

It has been insane around here (We thought the shop would slow down after Cyber Monday. Man, were we wrong!), so … Read the rest

12 Days of Christmas: Day 2 – Upcycled Rocket Ship Plushie

Rocket Ship Plushie Tutorial

Here at the Nerd Nest we’re teaming up with Allie from Alexandra Rae Designs to bring you 12 Days of Christmas (Projects)! It’s our goal to create 12 projects each for Christmas decor, gifts, and memory keeping by the 25th. That means you’ll get 24 DIY tutorials this month! Wohoo!Read the rest

Eliza’s Ornament a Day: Day 2

Eliza's Ornament a Day: Day 2

Just like last year, Eliza’s making an ornament every day until Christmas! Day 2 was an aluminum foil house, based on these ornaments.

Eliza's Ornament a Day: Day 2

The first step was to freehand a house on cardboard. We used a record album cover, because we’ve got those to spare.

Eliza's Ornament a Day: Day 2

We cut it … Read the rest

Eliza’s Ornament a Day: Day 1

Eliza's Ornament a Day: Day 1

Just like last year, Eliza’s making an ornament every day until Christmas! Day 1 is a tin can lid snowflake (sort of).

We had a ton of can lids leftover from our Canned Tree Advent Calendar, so yesterday I chose to use one of them for Day 1 … Read the rest

12 Days of Christmas: Day 1 – Canned Tree Advent Calendar

Canned Tree Advent Calendar

Here at the Nerd Nest we’re teaming up with Allie from Alexandra Rae Designs to bring you 12 Days of Christmas (Projects)! It’s our goal to create 12 projects each for Christmas decor, gifts, and memory keeping by the 25th. That means you’ll get 24 DIY tutorials this month! Wohoo!Read the rest