scrapbook philosophy

Last known WWI veteran died at age 110

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on February 7, 2012

I just read that the last known World War I veteran died Saturday, a mere two weeks from turning 111 years old. Her name was Florence Beatrice Patterson Green, and she joined the Women’s Royal Air Force in September 1918 at the age of 17, where she was assigned to work as a waitress in […]


Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on August 5, 2011

My husband doesn’t care about clothes…at all. If he ruled the world people would all wear clean but wrinkled shorts and t-shirts to everything. Fortunately, we live in low-key Austin, Texas, where “business casual” doesn’t mean very much, and a majority of people do wear shorts everywhere. Matt and I own a technology company, which […]


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 […]


Young Crafters Unite blog hop!

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on July 1, 2011

Hi everyone, and welcome to the next stop on the Young Crafters Unite Blog Hop! If you’re following along the hop you should be arriving here from Chari Moss’ blog (She makes such adorable cards!). If you aren’t a hopper but want to join in the fun you can start at the beginning by visiting […]


Study shows high levels of versatility in scrapbook sketches

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on May 25, 2011

I want to let you in on a little secret. I am not only a scrapbook artist but also a scrapbook scientist. When I don my lab coat (in a flattering shade of aqua and sporting The Constant Scrapper logo), it’s time to put some aspect of our beloved craft under the microscope. I want […]