Monthly Archives: April 2012

Pick Your Cocoa Daisy Crop Promo: Day 3

We have some great promos going on this weekend, starting with a great deal on our 6 month subscriptions: PLEASE NOTE: The May kit is looking to be SOLD OUT – the best way to be first in line for the wait list is to sign up for a subscription! This is the last...
May’s Kit: Graffiti Bridge

May’s Kit: Graffiti Bridge

Just like the art form it’s named after, our May kit, Graffiti Bridge, is full of stunning hand drawn, colorful, and whimsical artwork. It features both papers and die cuts from Amy Tangerine’s gorgeous new line, Sketchbook. It nods to the urban feel of...
April Pinterest Challenge Winner

April Pinterest Challenge Winner

Thanks to those that entered the April Pinterest challenge. The winner was Mette who created this gorgeous layout Congrats Mette. I will pass on your name to Christine so she can message you with the voucher...
Spring Crop Designer’s Challenge.

Spring Crop Designer’s Challenge.

If you haven’t noticed from the sneaks we have included a 6×6 Crafter’s Workshop Blazonry Stencil (Designed by Julie Fei-Fan Balzer) in the May “Graffiti Bridge” kit. I know some of you are a little new to using stencils so I thought it...

Pick Your Cocoa Daisy Crop Promo: Day 1

I know the crop doesn’t start till 4pm this afternoon but I just couldn’t wait! We have some great promos going on this weekend, starting with a great deal on our 6 month subscriptions: The first day of the crop (April 27) sign up for a 6 month Kit...
A Pre Crop Challenge

A Pre Crop Challenge

Whilst we are all busy putting the finishing touches in place for the start of our Spring Crop tomorrow, we thought you might like a little warming up. Get those scissors out, your pencils sharpened and those alphas to hand. So here’s a fun Pre Crop Challenge....
Cocoa Daisy Thursday: Gallery Spotting

Cocoa Daisy Thursday: Gallery Spotting

Hello and happy Thursday to you all! In my work world, it’s Friday and that makes me so happy! One last day of work and then it’s the weekend! oh, and what a weekend we have planned for you all this weekend. How many of you are planning on attending the...
Spring Crop Subscription Promos!!!

Spring Crop Subscription Promos!!!

  To help celebrate our Spring Crop, Picnic in the Park, we are offering daily specials on our 6 month kit and stamp subscriptions: The first day of the crop (April 27) sign up for a 6 month Kit Subscription and receive 25% off your first month’s kit. Sign up...
Dissecting Design Monday

Dissecting Design Monday

Happy start of a new week! For this Monday’s dissecting design I thought I would walk you through some of what went into creating my “little Blu dog” layout: I wanted to have a nice bright white background to make the greens on this layout pop, it...
Product Spotlight: Faber Castell

Product Spotlight: Faber Castell

Hello! For April, I’m sharing with you how I used Faber Castell’s Textural Accents Sampler, a set of 3 small tubes with one of each of the following: Gesso, Gel Medium, Glaze. I also used the Faber Castell Mix & Match Pitt Artist Pens in the greens and...
Tales from the Bunker: April Edition

Tales from the Bunker: April Edition

April has been a busy month down in the bunker. Having Spring Break, Easter and shipping all in the same week, made things a bit crazy. But everything has been shipped and we are now prepping for May. In fact we were busy packing some of the add-ons yesterday, here is...
April International Reveal

April International Reveal

Hi, Did you check out the International DT galleries? We had our reveal at the weekend. Take a look here. We’ve all had so much fun with this months ‘Sprout’ kit. The kit sold out fast again, so if you missed out take a look at subscribing here....
A little peek at May’s kit Graffiti Bridge.

A little peek at May’s kit Graffiti Bridge.

How can something called Graffiti Bridge NOT be dynamic and artsy? We don’t know either. Join us in May for our most vibrant and energetic kit to date! We’ve included a stencil from Balzar Designs and Crafter’s Workshop, cheery papers from BasicGrey,...
April Sketch Winner!

April Sketch Winner!

Congratulations to Margrethe for winning the April sketch challenge!  We loved the layout that you created using the sketch and that you branched out and played with using circles on your layout!  Christine will get out your $10.00 gift voucher to you to use in the...
Tips & Tricks – Using stamps

Tips & Tricks – Using stamps

Hello! I’m excited to be sharing my first Tips & Tricks post with you for Cocoa Daisy. For today, I’m going to share one of the ways that I use different colors and inks to create depth when I use stamps. First, I place the stamp on the block upside...
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