Tim Holtz Distress Markers 5-pack color lists

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on September 27, 2012

When the Tim Holtz Distress Markers by Ranger came out months back, I loved the idea. But rather than buying the whole set before even getting to try out one marker, I decided to look for ways to buy them in smaller chunks. So, when I started seeing 5-packs of these markers at Hobby Lobby […]


Blogtoberfest Day 8

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 8, 2011

Card kit review Last year I found a Basic Grey Halloween card kit for sale at Big Lots. It was from BG’s 2009 Eerie collection and cost only $5.00, as opposed to the original price tag of $14.99. I thought that $5.00 might be worth paying to find out if I liked using kits. I […]


Field notes from a scrapbook convention

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on September 20, 2011

This weekend I attended the Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention in San Marcos, Texas. I have made the short drive from Austin to San Marcos for this convention two or three other times over the years, and I would say this is the best one I’ve been to so far. The main reason I give this […]


Scrapper on the edge: Part 2 + FREEBIE

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on April 20, 2011

If you haven’t already read Part 1, you can get the background story here. The other day I ranted a bit about a problem that I believe must affect other scrappers as it does me. I’m talking about sending your photos out to be printed (at Walgreens, Costco, Snapfish, etc.) and getting them back with […]


Scrapper on the edge: Part 1

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on April 17, 2011

I like to color correct and crop my photos before I print, so I often just print a few at a time on my home printer as I need them for projects. But recently my beloved Canon Pixma iP8500 started acting up. All my troubleshooting efforts led me to finally call Canon support, where the […]