Technique Tuesday

My Take Twelve February layout

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on February 23, 2012

Back in December when Ella Publishing was promoting their Take Twelve project, I decided to participate. I don’t do a Project Life album, so I thought this might be a good alternative. You take photos on the 12th of each month in 2012, and then do a layout with the 12 best. There’s a Take […]


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 […]


Are you like me? When a holiday is just around the corner, you feel like buying the newest seasonal products and scrapping your heart out? Note that this means we get the desire to scrap memories before they’ve actually¬†been made. But once we’ve celebrated the holiday¬†we feel less like working with those products, right? Harumph! […]


PageMaps’ My Little Shoebox sketch contest

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on June 13, 2011

Every once in a while I run across a sketch that really makes me yearn to pull together some photos and products and get scrapping. This PageMaps sketch had that effect on me when I saw it on their blog. It’s their June contest sketch, and I knew I wanted to play along. A few […]


You cannot win if you do not play

by Janice Daquila-Pardo on November 23, 2010

For a long time I’ve been a lurker online. I read blogs and shook my head, laughing at the funny things other crafters said. But I didn’t comment. I read product reviews and agreed or disagreed with the analysis. But I didn’t drop the reviewer a line about my opinion. I learned about scrapbook and […]

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