July 2011

Celebrating a little princess

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 30, 2011

I was recently talking with my friend, Heather, who mentioned her daughter’s current fascination with all things princess. That sparked a crafty idea in my brain, so I made Sydnie this banner for her bedroom. I cut the base pennant shape and the lettering on my Silhouette. Then I embossed the background to give it […]

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Talk to the animals

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 27, 2011

Twisted Sketches has revealed its latest sketch, #112, and the twist is “fun.” Be sure to head over to the site to grab the sketch, then create something and link it up! Here’s my Design Team layout inspired by the sketch. The patterned papers I used on this very colorful layout are from Jillibean Soup. […]

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Easter chick

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 24, 2011

I scrapped more vintage photos this weekend, which is always lots of fun for me. These are from my first Easter. On Easter Sunday, March 26, 1967, Mom and Dad were 26 and 33 years old, respectively, and I was four months. My parents (when they were first married) and then our family (once they […]

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My kind of bouquet

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 20, 2011

Twisted Sketches has revealed its latest sketch, #111, and the twist is “buttons.” Be sure to head over to the site to grab the sketch, then create something and link it up! Here’s my Design Team layout inspired by the sketch. The patterned papers I used on this very colorful layout are from American Crafts’ […]

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7 tips for packing for your next crop

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 19, 2011

The first time I went away for a weekend crop with a friend in 2003, I about lost my mind while I was packing for it. I kept running from pile to pile in my craft room, sure that I would “need” some of everything. In the end, I filled the back of my SUV […]

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