Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloween and One Last one from October!

Happy Halloween and One Last one from October!

Wow,  was October a whirlwind or what? Here is one last page with the October kit, as we prepare to welcome the November kit into the Cocoa Daisy family with the upcoming Cocoa Daisy crop! Hope all your little spooks have a great Halloween!        ...

Capturing Color

I want to share a really cool application for your iPhone, called ColorSchemer. You can use it to create and save your own color palettes and what I think is the most awesome thing is that you can snap a photo of something that you like, for example something you see...

Exclusive Cocoa Daisy Tote

To celebrate our 5th anniversary, Cocoa Daisy is so excited to bring you our exclusive tote, designed by one of our favorite artists, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer! Bursting with Julie’s signature whimsy and color and sporting our own Miss Lilybird, this 100% cotton...

November Kit: Bed & Breakfast

It’s check in time at the Bed & Breakfast!  We hope you made your reservations because these kits won’t be around long.  This month kit brings to mind those wonderful homey hotels that bring warmth and comfort to travelers. With beautiful papers from...
More October Gallery Love

More October Gallery Love

I posted some Gallery love early this month and was just blown away a few days ago when I spent some time checking out the Gallery again.  WOW.  Lots of amazing work being created here at Cocoa Daisy!  Here’s some more; This one from Olivia.  Love the color...
Pinterest Inspiration!

Pinterest Inspiration!

Hi Everyone, We’re trying out a new kind of inspiration challenge this month. Pinterest is such a huge source for amazingly inspiring images, that we decided to use it as the basis for a challenge. Since I love lettering and typography, I have an entire pin...
November Sneak Peek

November Sneak Peek

We’re opening the grand old stained glass and wooden paneled door just a crack to show you a sneak peek at our November kit, Bed and Breakfast.  Can you see the heirloom handpieced quilts on the beds? How about the wine basket, filled with goodies? Every side...
Trick or Treat Project Kit

Trick or Treat Project Kit

There are just a few project kits left in the Cocoa Daisy Store.   With the project kit, not only do you get great selection of the latest patterned papers and embellishments, you also get get a downloadble color PDF with step by step instructions including a BONUS...
Welcome Stephanie Wheeler

Welcome Stephanie Wheeler

Cocoa Daisy warmly welcomes Stephanie Wheeler to the Daisy Designers.  Stephanie was a guest designer at Cocoa Daisy in January and we fell in love with her style.  We are super excited to see her creations starting in November.  Let’s learn a little more about...
Challenge ‘LIFE’

Challenge ‘LIFE’

We have launched a new challenge this morning called ‘LIFE’. We are challenging you to get your life down on paper. You can document a day in your life. A week in your life. Even a year if you wanted. You could document your work day. A special day. Get it...
Some gallery love

Some gallery love

I love our gallery at Cocoa Daisy.  We are a talented group of women!  Here’s what I spotted in the gallery over the weekend.  Just had to share. Peg created this gorgeous layout with the September’s kit.  The background is so interesting and I love how...
October Gallery Lift

October Gallery Lift

What a beautiful autum this is so far- at least here in Germany- we have so much sun and the days are warm but at night you already know it is fall. I hope you have an as wonderful time right now. While browsing through the gallery I found this amazing layout by our...
Hair band tutorial.

Hair band tutorial.

Having so many great fabric elements in the Sept kit I thought I’d use them to make a cute hair band for my daughter. The instructions can be found on each image. You’ll find it it fun & super easy to do. Thanks for stopping by!...

October Guest Designer Lisa Kisch

(Photo Credit: h2ophotography.ca) Cocoa Daisy warmly welcomes Lisa Kisch as our guest designer for October.  We spotted Lisa in our design team call and knew we would had to have her for a guest designer.  She has a great simple yet elegant style that fit perfectly...
October Card Making Challenge

October Card Making Challenge

It was World Card Making Day at the weekend.  Did you make any cards? I find with having a monthly kit, making cards is a great way to use up the scraps at the end of the month. It’s something I always try to do. Our first weekly challenge of this month is to...
October Sketch

October Sketch

Here is my layout that I based my sketch around…   and here is my (very artistically hand drawn) sketch. And Denise’s awesome take on it. I LOVE her funky and artsy background stenciling job don’t you? Be sure to link up your layouts from the...

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