Monthly Archives: January 2010

February Guest Designer – Julie Fei-Fan Balzer

February Guest Designer – Julie Fei-Fan Balzer

Hi! My name is Julie Fei-Fan Balzer and I live in New York City. I am obsessed with all things craft and art related! As far as my style, I tend to reach for the paint, ink, and sandpaper before the paper trimmer! I like art that looks handmade and invites a closer...
Don’t forget…

Don’t forget…

Tonight at 6pm EST starts the Reveal Night fun over on the message board!  You’re not going to want to miss out on the fabulous kit we have coming your way for February!!  Stop by and join in the festivities — you’ll have a chance to win some great...
Tip- Decorative mini book tie

Tip- Decorative mini book tie

  Hello Daisies ! It’s Aida here. It’s almost the end of January and I hope the year has started off positively for you ! I love making small mini-books as they make wonderful gifts with their perfect size fitting in the palms of your hands. The one thing...
January Weekly Prompts

January Weekly Prompts

Hi gals and pals! It’s been a really busy January and I hope you’re settling into the comforts of the new year, and keeping on those resolutions, and embracing your life’s challenges – scrapbooking or otherwise. We love to keep you inspired...
CHA BOOTHS

CHA BOOTHS

Trica, Christine, & I are at CHA.  It has been so much fun but there is so much to see.  The first day was a busy one, trying to take in all that we see.  We thought you might like to take this journey with us so we are sharing today some of the booths.  They are...
More Cocoa Daisy Feb kit Sneaks

More Cocoa Daisy Feb kit Sneaks

This is my first post on the Cocoa Daisy blog, so hang in there with me! Some previews of CHA stuff being tossed about and loved on the CHA message board are: Pink Paislee 365 American Crafts Dear Lizzy, etc. Basic Grey Basics Line Maya Road Sassafrass Cosmo Cricket...
More Sneak Peeks!

More Sneak Peeks!

Here are a few more peeks at the February kit from our Diva Christine!  We’ll be picking a winner for the American Crafts giveaway on January 31st, the night of our reveal.  Don’t forget to check our messageboard that night for the winner and lots of...

Inspiration from a magazine

A fabulous source for inspiration is magazines and not just scrapbooking magazines. I bought a home décor/life style magazine recently and I immediately found several pages that inspired me and made want to scrap right away! The first one is a page where the magazine...

2010 Trends

1.  Pattern Papers as Fabric I love that some of my favorite scrapbook companies are making their papers as fabrics too. The ideas for projects just doubled! 2.  Vintage Papers and Embellishments I love vintage products, more and more companies are starting to create...
January Daisy Devotion

January Daisy Devotion

We are so blessed at Cocoa Daisy to be surrounded by so many talented gals we like to call Daisies.   Our message boards are filled with fabulous gals from around the world that we thought it was time to share them with you.  Each month we will showcase a fellow daisy...
February Sneak Peek and Giveaway!

February Sneak Peek and Giveaway!

Are you ready for a peek at February’s kit? Are you ready to win some fun products from American Crafts? Just leave a comment telling us which CHA sneak peek you are most excited about and you could win these fun new Letterbox stamps and embellishments! Have a...

Have you seen…

All the great CHA sneak peeks that Danielle has posted to the messageboard? Lots of fun stuff coming out!  Check it out if you have a...
Photography favorites!

Photography favorites!

Hello, Anita here!  How’s your new year going?  If its anything like mine, you are saying when will things get back to NORMAL? Have you ever gotten to the point with your photos that you think, blah blah blah.  I need inspiration!  My photos are looking the same...
I dream of chocolate… or maybe it’s cheesecake!

I dream of chocolate… or maybe it’s cheesecake!

As much as I’ve wanted to buy a half gallon of rocky road ice cream since January 1, I have refrained (maybe refrain is a sister word to resolve).   I threw out all the remaining Christmas cookies in the house.  I did not eat that very large European chocolate...

Month to Month

For quite some time, I have been wanting to work on an on-going creative project. 365 projects like a-photo-a-day inspire me and daunt me at the same time. Even 52-week stuff seem too involved for me and I TOTALLY admire the people who complete these tasks diligently....
Scraps.

Scraps.

After I have played with my Cocoa Daisy kit and created a few layouts I am always left with a bunch of scraps leftover, or as I like to call them “pretty bits”.  Some of what I have left I really want to play with but it just didn’t go with my...

Happy Official Start of the Year!

RESOLVE So the kids FINALLY went back to school today and to me that means today is the day for getting back to a routine, FINALLY, and starting to really implement New Year’s Resolutions FINALLY… like being a better blogger.  In the shower this morning...

Inspiration: Gig Posters

Hi everyone and Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. I’m really excited for the new year and I hope you all are too. One of my goals is to find more time to be creative and get out of the creative rut I found myself in too often last...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

I hope that everyone’s new year and new decade is off to a great start! Peace, happiness and health to you and yours in the 2010! Our day start with an end — an end to the Christmas decorations.  I love putting the Christmas decorations up but I think even...
Happy New Year from the Daisy Divas!!

Happy New Year from the Daisy Divas!!

I am privileged to be the one to officially be the very first blogger for 2010 & that means I get to be the first to wish you all a very Happy New Year. May this one be a fun, productive year of creating memories both in real life & on paper!! On the subject...

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