Monthly Archives: May 2012

use up those kits, make a mini…

use up those kits, make a mini…

hello all and happy thursday to you all! today i’ve got a mini book i’ve been working on to share with you. it’s full of lots of goodies from all of my past cocoa daisy kits in it. how do you store your kits when you’re done with them? do you...
Tips and Tricks – Little Black Pen

Tips and Tricks – Little Black Pen

Hello !!! I’ve had to have a last minute change of plan for this blog post. I’m having major pc probs right now and hubby is building me a new one. I had hoped it would be ready by now, but I’m still waiting and until it’s done I’m unable...
Inspiration Found…

Inspiration Found…

  I think one of my favorite things about scrapbooking and creating in general is that inspiration can be found literally anywhere for a project.  Inspiration often serves as a jumping off point for me when tackling a creative project and with creating scrapbook...
June reveal: Hello Sunshine

June reveal: Hello Sunshine

If summer could pick a kit, it would pick Hello Sunshine! We’ve combined playful (not to mention colorful) patterned papers from Simple Stories, American Crafts, Jillibean Soup, Basic Grey, and My Mind’s Eye, added a wood grained alphabet, and finished it...
Inspiration: Doodling is all the rage.

Inspiration: Doodling is all the rage.

If the May kit filled with Amy Tangerine sketch book & The Crafters Workshop stencil as well as the tons of Doodling inspo that flies by on Pinterest  is anything to go by. I’d say with certainty that Doodling is trendy & all the rage right now. Blasonry...
Dissecting Design: Spring 2012 highlights

Dissecting Design: Spring 2012 highlights

Hi Everyone! For this month’s dissecting design feature, I thought I’d walk you through the creation of my favorite layout with the May kit. It’s a two page layout, which I hardly ever do anymore. I had so many pictures I wanted to include, that I...
Tales from the Bunker: May Edition

Tales from the Bunker: May Edition

Happy May everyone It’s hard for me to believe that in a couple weeks the boys will be done with school and starting summer break. It’s even harder for me to believe that I will now have a 2nd grader and a 5th grader, when did that happen! We are...
Just for Fun Challenge

Just for Fun Challenge

Hiya!! We had some lovely entries again this month for the ‘Just for Fun’ challenge. But this LO from Ronda (another ronda) really stood out this month. Take a look. Isn’t this LO stunning?!! I love all the Sassafras and how Ronda added the...
Hello Sunshine!

Hello Sunshine!

The name says it all this month. Happy colors of reds and yellows, sprinkled with blues and greens will greet you when you open your June kit, Hello Sunshine. Exclusive Ormulu Flappers and Cocoa Daisy stamps meet up with paper and embellishments from Jillibean Soup, a...

SPRING CROP 2012: Challenge Winners!

Following are the winners to the Spring Crop 2012 challenges. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all who participated! It was very hard for the Design Team to pick the winners with so many great entries! Challenge 1 – GDT Kelli Crowe. Winner:...

May sketch challenge winner

Congrats to Marie for winning the May sketch challenge. I love the way she used the ribbon and cute pictures! Thanks to everyone who played along. Christine will get out your $10.00 gift voucher to you to use in the Cocoa Daisy...
Tips and Tricks Wednesday

Tips and Tricks Wednesday

Have you noticed the little extras scrap companies have been providing us of late? It’s like the little extra strips of pattern paper It’s like the gorgeous cardboard packaging (seen here under my journal strips) Its even the journaling that companies have...

Inspiration on Tuesday

Happy Tuesday all! Tuesday on the Cocoa Daisy blog means sharing inspiration with you, and I’m so happy I chose the add on kit called Sculpture Park because it happens that almost every thing else is sold out! What a bummer to do all that work and have the...
May Gallery Spotting

May Gallery Spotting

Well we had such an awesome Crop didn’t we Daisies? The gallery is filled to the brim with all kinds of projects, inspired by the classes and challenges. Here are just a few. This one by Mette who created this beauty for Kim’s Challenge #18 Cloudy Skies....

Tips & Tricks – Scraps!!

Hello : ) Today I would like to share with you what I’ve been doing with my scraps left over from my Cocoa Daisy Kits. Each month I always have lots of bits and pieces left over. I often make cards with them, but I’ve started a brand new project recently...
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