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12 Days of christmas: Day 5 – Tree Trunk Candle Holder

Tree Trunk Candle Holder

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

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

12 days of christmas: Day 3 – Happy Holiday Magnets

Happy Holiday Magnets

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

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

Introducing 12 Days of Christmas (Projects)

12 Days Of Christmas (Projects)

Here at the Nerd Nest we’re teaming up with Allie from Alexandra 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!

Head … Read the rest

One Sew Pennant Banner Tutorial

I love the trend of pennant banners for party and seasonal decoration, but the idea of taking a trip to the fabric store and breaking out the sewing machine every time I want one… well, let’s just say they’d never get made in time.

One Sew Pennant Banner Tutorial

My solution? A one-sew interchangeable banner. … Read the rest

Paperclipping Roundtable

I am honored to be on the panel of this week’s Paperclipping Roundtable along with several super talented folks: Elise Blaha, Ali Trumpower, Nancy Nally, and Noell Hyman. In this podcast, we discuss one of my very favorite topics: Unique Mini Books!

You can see … Read the rest