Author Archives: sharmaine

July Designer Challenge **WINNER ANNOUNCED**

July Designer Challenge **WINNER ANNOUNCED**

How are you liking the changes to the Cocoa Daisy blog?? I love the fresh look. Today I am with you to share the July Designer challenge. Your challenge is to include something stitched, something stamped, something wood and something round. You can scrap a page, you ... Read More »
Tips & Tricks – Border Stamping

Tips & Tricks – Border Stamping

Hello Daisies!! I am excited to be sharing the Designer Challenge for June. Lately I have been in a sort of creative funk. You may know the feeling – feel like you are repeating yourself and every page looks the same. Whenever I get this feeling, I try a new ... Read More »

When My Kit Arrives – May “Here I Am”

  Hey Hey Daisy-ites. MAY! oh boy how quick is the year flying by?! I loved that the May kit was called “Here I Am”. It was singing out HEY look at me! Here is May. Here is Spring (or Autumn if you live in my half of the world). Here is something ... Read More »

My Scrap Space

HI Daisy Folk, Would you like a little trip to Tasmania, Australia?? Buckle up, tray tables in the up right position and don’t forget to pack your toothbrush as I take you on a quick tour of my scrap space. ... Read More »

March Designer Challenge **WINNER**

Thank you to those who played along with this month’s challenge. You had to: Use a number, a splat, a clip and a word of wisdom. All the entries were amazing and the winner… TerryB!!! Congrats, I love how you scrapped this everyday, could have been ... Read More »

March Designer’s Challenge

  Hi everyone and so happy you are here! This month’s challenge is a relatively easy one. My challenge is to use a number, a splat, a clip and a word of wisdom. The rest, my friends, is up to you! Here is my page, using pieces from the March kits and bits ... Read More »
Product Focus – Transparencies

Product Focus – Transparencies

Did you make it to the forums for reveal?? March’s “Grey Street” comes with 3 Studio Calico wanderlust acetate sheets. The patterns will vary but the things you can do with them… Endless! (Well almost!) I have 2 ideas to share with you today. ... Read More »

Inspiration Tuesday – Thinking Small

Close your eyes.     Don’t you just love reading things that start out that way. You can’t read the next instruction with your eyes shut can you?! Sometimes instructions are meant to be read first. But when it comes to using your imagination ... Read More »

2013 Cocoa Daisy Stamps in Review

Hi everyone, Sharmaine here. As I write this I am still awaiting my January kit (the slowness of mail is probably the worst thing about Christmas time EVER!) so I thought that I would do a little year in review post, showcasing some of the 2013 Cocoa Daisy stamps. ... Read More »
Preparing for Christmas

Preparing for Christmas

Hi everyone, Here in Australia Christmas is approaching and so is the end of the school year. Each year we make thank you gifts for the teachers and this year I wanted to make something quick and easy. So I purchased some air dry clay, pulled out some Cocoa Daisy ... Read More »
Scrap Happens Thursday

Scrap Happens Thursday

Do you like scraps? Do you like using them? Recently my scrap room went through a storage overhaul. I now have containers for my larger scraps I have one container for cardstock scraps and another for pattern paper. I also tend to hoard the gorgeous Day In The Life ... Read More »

July’s Stamping Sensation

Did you notice how many stamps were available this month?? OODLES!! And that means there are oodles of possibilities on how to use them. Don’t you love how Ashley used the Anchor stamp in the Day In The Life Summer Labels stamp set? Here is her page And here is ... Read More »
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