emotional journaling

Why we are vegetarians

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on October 1, 2012

When I found out that today is World Vegetarian Day, I decided that the best way to recognize it would be to do a layout about why Matt and I have become vegetarians. We actually tried a vegetarian lifestyle several years ago, but we didn’t do enough learning about how to do it well. We […]

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So special

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on March 21, 2012

From the time we were little I can remember Aunt Mary Lou making a huge fuss over us. She loved to laugh at our sassy comments and make us feel brilliant. When Earl joined the family he spoke to us as adults, which every “brilliant” teenager craves. It takes special people to make others feel […]

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Promises to keep

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on February 1, 2012

Twisted Sketches has revealed its latest sketch, #137, and the twist is “promise.” Be sure to head over to the site to grab the sketch and see all the other design team members’ beautiful examples, then create something of your own and link it up! Here is what I created using this great new sketch: […]

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Do you journal the tough memories?

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on August 2, 2011

If you have visited my site even just a few times, you’ve likely noticed my penchant for scrapping photos from my own childhood. I love to scan in older faded and scratched photos so I can rehab them in Photoshop and scrap them. In addition to being enjoyable for me, it also feels like it’s […]

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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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