Monthly Archives: March 2012

April Guest Designer, Anna-Maria Wolniak

April Guest Designer, Anna-Maria Wolniak

We are so lucky this month to have Anna-Maria Wolniak as our guest designer .  Her work is just stunning and she shares her creative spirit in every square inch of paper that she uses.  We hope that you welcome her to Cocoa Daisy and gain some inspiration as well....
Cocoa Daisy Tips and Tricks

Cocoa Daisy Tips and Tricks

This is one of those super easy and quick tips that fall under the “why didn’t I think of this sooner” category. You will need a black Sharpie – yup that’s it! One of the staples of my scrapbooking stash of tools are my circle, square and...
Cocoa Daisy’s April kit “Sprout”

Cocoa Daisy’s April kit “Sprout”

Mother Earth is starting to wake up in the Northern Hemisphere, the happy colors of yellow daffodils are appearing, brightening up the dormant ground. The trees are starting to dress in fresh greens and the soft pastels of white and pink. It’s a time of renewal,...
Dissecting Design Monday

Dissecting Design Monday

Do you like seeing more than the big picture?? Thought I would give you a closer view of a page I made using the March Pier 39 kit. The page was inspired by a line from the Rolling Stones song “Ruby Tuesday” The line “Catch your dreams before they...
Product Spotlight: ZING!

Product Spotlight: ZING!

Hello Cocoa Daisy friends, Emily here today with a review of the Powder and Chestnut Zing embossing powders by American Crafts. I’m so happy Christine has started carrying them in the Daisy Boutique, embossing powders were pretty big when I started scrapping in...
Scrap Her Style Challenge

Scrap Her Style Challenge

It’s challenge time here at Cocoa Daisy. And it’s a fun one : ) In case you haven’t heard our Ronda is launching her first book later this month. Art of Layers The book will be available to buy here from the 26th March. In celebration of this, our...
Dissecting Design Monday

Dissecting Design Monday

When I was looking back at the layouts I created with the March kit I realized how similar some of them are. I think I often use the same principles over and over when creating my pages, and I do believe that it’s perfectly ok to do so. Take a look at this...
April Sneak Peek: Sprout

April Sneak Peek: Sprout

Just in time for spring, Cocoa Daisy presents our fresh and lovely kit called Sprout. Muted earthy colors of yellow, green, teal, and brown mix with lots of delightfully textured embellishments. We’ve got some exclusive-to-Cocoa Daisy products, and we’re...
March International Reveal

March International Reveal

Hiya, We had our second International Reveal this week. If you haven’t seen the galleries yet, you can do so by clicking here. We also have some March Kit Prompts. Do you need some ideas to get you started on this months kit? For example, take a look at why Kim...

March Sketch Winner…

Hello All! It’s that time! Time to announce the winner of this month’s sketch challenge. It was VERY difficult for us to choose this month. All the entries were AMAZING and I want to thank you all for entering! I loved that you were inspired by my little...
Inspiration Tuesday

Inspiration Tuesday

There are so many fabulous blogs out there and my tip for you today is to check out the Swedish blogger Therese Hagstedt. She is filling her life and her blog with yummy colours and I just love how her photos always POP and inspire me.   If you’re looking...

And the winner is….

Congratulations Brenda you are our Blog hop winner! “I’m new to Cocoa Daisy – heard about you this week from write.click.scrapbook and am loving what I see! Congratulations on your new home and thanks for the chance to win a kit.” Send me an email Brenda,...

See What Our Blog Hop Inspired?

I just got a note from my friend Paula Gilarde. She had followed our blog hop this past weekend and at every stop along the way, she took the time to make a card inspired by each of us designers and our guests. Here’s one shot, can you tell which card was...
Gallery Lift

Gallery Lift

It is so much fun checking the gallery and spotting some member layouts for a lift. I found this wonderful layout by Hanna-Marie so love the simply yet striking colorful design! Here is what I came up with using the March Cocoa Daisy Kit It was a lot of fun Thank you...
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