July 2012

Knave training

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 22, 2012

We spent a beautiful spring Sunday afternoon immersing ourselves in the sights and sounds of Sherwood Forest Faire, a Renaissance festival in McDade, Texas. We watched a jousting match and a magic show, threw axes and shot with a bow and arrows (my favorite!). Matt grew up attending Ren fests, but I didn’t, so this […]



by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 16, 2012

To be fair, it was my idea for us to go for a hike on July 4th. There’s a trail running along Brushy Creek Road that I see lots of walkers, runners and cyclists using, but we had not tried it yet. So we agreed to go first thing in the morning to check it […]


Fun and games

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 10, 2012

My first sketch for Creative Scrappers went live on their site on Sunday, and I was so excited to see how the design team used it. All their pages are just beautiful! Here is a peak at the sketch, and I hope you’ll go grab the full-sized version at Creative Scrappers and use it to […]


Just me and the open road

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 2, 2012

This is the first week Creative Scrappers is revealing the work of their new sketch artists and design teams. Sketch #215 is a great one created by Jenny Evans, and I decided to play along with it to celebrate with my new team members. My journaling on this layout reads: “What a 6-year-old girl knows […]