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Jonas’s Space Shelf DIY

Jonas's Space Shelf

Jonas now has an awesome shelf in his room to hold some of his cool space stuff. We’re so excited to finally have it up! One step closer to a room tour.

Jonas's Space Shelf

Having this cool display really brightens up Jonas’s room and we’re glad to not have everything crammed onto … Read the rest

Vintage Office in the Bathroom

Vintage Office Organizer in the Bathroom

We’ve got a steadily growing vintage office supply collection going on here in Holly House; it’s one of our favorite things to thrift. We found this metal index organizer about a year ago for $2 and I’ve been using it to collect index notecards that I keep by my bed … Read the rest

Room Tour: Science Bathroom

Science Bathroom

We thought it was due time for a little room tour! Welcome to our first floor half bath, where we fully live up to our blog name with an awesome science theme. It, like the rest of our house, is only halfway decorated (it needs paint, a mirror, and curtains, … Read the rest

Schooled

Entryway - School Desk

Project Life is coming tomorrow – it was too dark today to take good photos.

I love school stuff. Jake likes to describe my decorating style as “8th grade classroom”. Which is probably spot on. We’ve got a school chair or a microscope in pretty much every room in the … Read the rest

Family Vintage

Before Christmas my Great-Grandpa Ray moved to a new home in an assisted living facility, and recently he made the decision with my family to sell his home and its contents. This is really sad for me; my childhood home was moved to make way for the Kansas Speedway, … Read the rest

Globe Collection

Nerd Nest Collections
We love collections. And by we I mean me and Eliza. Jake is by nature a collector too, but he thinks that gadgets don’t count (his collections are for doing things with, not for looking pretty). Eliza and I, we collect for the love of collecting. Which is why we’re … Read the rest

Thrifty Finds: Children’s Book Collection

Sometimes thrifty finds seem good to be true. Also, sometimes they pop up in places you wouldn’t expect. It’s no secret that we love books around here. They’re taking over the house, really. We have way more books than bookshelf space. But this find was irresistible.

Vintage Children's Book Stack

How much do you … Read the rest

Vintage Finds Guide Vol. 1

Welcome to the first volume of Nerd Nest’s Vintage Finds Guide! We first became obsessed with collecting and selling vintage after moving a few blocks away from the very best Antique Mall in the Kansas City area, Rivermarket Antiques. We’ve since expanded our obsession to finding awesome vintage goodies in … Read the rest