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DIY Daybook Filled | Eliza at 6

Eliza at 6 | Title

Monday, I shared a Daybook Minibook Tutorial over at Campfire Chic. Today, I’m going to show you how I filled it up!

Eliza at 6 | Cover

I decided to use this mini book to paint a picture of what Eliza is like right now. I feel like Project Life is a great way … Read the rest

Cafe Curtain with Ruffle from a Thrifted Pillowcase + Ruffle Video Tutorial

Cafe Curtain from a Thrifted Pillowcase

Today I’m going to show you how to make these awesome cafe curtains out of a pillowcase. There’s even a video tutorial for the most difficult part: the ruffle.

There are a lot of pretty leaded glass windows in our old house, and I hate covering up the awesome design … Read the rest

How to Make a Photo Collage in Photoshop

Picture Package Tutorial 1

If you print photos at home, like we do, one of the most useful things to learn to do in Photoshop is to create Picture Packages. Picture Packages allow you to have multiple photos on one page, as you would receive from a portrait studio or a school photographer.

December Daily 2011 Day 1 | The Photos

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Faux Polaroid Frame Download and Tutorial

Polaroid Tutorial

You’ll notice that we used several digital polaroids on our sidebar and header in the new blog design. Today, we’re going to show you how to make a faux Polaroid–we’re even giving you a freebie Polaroid Frame download!

The tutorial is in Photoshop, and is designed to be a step … Read the rest

DIY Typography Art Part 2

DIY Typography Art

Last year on our anniversary, we shared a DIY Typography Tutorial. The resulting art was supposed to be one of two, but it took me all year to get to the above sister piece. Hah!

The messages on the art are our love notes to each other. The above … Read the rest

2012 Calendar Tutorial

2012 Calendar Tutorial

This handmade 2012 calendar was supposed to be part of our 12 Days series, but obviously we only got halfway there before Christmas. We’re cool with it. 12 was a goal. Better luck this year.

Anywho, we’re still going to post all of the tutorials over the next few weeks. … Read the rest

12 Days of Christmas: Day 6 – Super Quick Brag Book

Super Quick Brag Book copy

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 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 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