Author Archives: Doris Sander

The March Calendar is a Busy One!

The March Calendar is a Busy One!

How is March planning progressing for you?  Is your March Madness bracket holding steady?  Are you excited for the first day of spring?  Have you donned your gardening gloves yet?  Have you already begun spring cleaning?  Is it still snowing in your part of the world?...
This Week with the Planner Team

This Week with the Planner Team

Have you been looking for inspiration for how to decorate your weekly pages?  Well, our planner team has some for you this week!  I’ll also include everyone’s instagram name, so you can find even more inspiration there on an almost daily basis.  Our team...

A Peek into My March DaisyDori

Every month I am more in love with my DaisyDori!  Here is a peek into my March set up . . And a look into how I use it for planning . ....
Tips On Using Planner Dashboards

Tips On Using Planner Dashboards

Have you realized yet how amazingly versatile the Cocoa Daisy planner dashboards are?  They’re not just for planners!  I’ve used them on layouts, in Mini-albums, on cards, and in home decor!  The video below shares how I used up my February planner...
DITL Cardfest!

DITL Cardfest!

I used to think I was terrible at cardmaking.  I dreaded the thought of making them as I usually felt disappointed in my results. That all changed when I started receiving the Cocoa Daisy Kit each month.  I whipped this card out in ten minutes before heading out the...
February Stamping Extravaganza!

February Stamping Extravaganza!

Hello, Friends! This month the Design Team has really put their stamps to use in creating some fabulous papercrafting projects!  The stamping details may be subtle, but they really take the designs over the top.  On this first sample Lisa took an arrow stamp from...
Day in the Life Planning

Day in the Life Planning

I have been madly in love with the safari theme in the January planners, but I decided to take a little break from it.  Emily had said the exclusive stickers from the January Day in the Life Kit looked so “Doris,” and  I have to agree, but who...
Planning for Adventure in My DaisyDori

Planning for Adventure in My DaisyDori

I have to admit that I don’t have all that many adventures planned for this week.  It’s more about working for pay day so I can pay the bills and then go grocery shopping.  But it’s all that much more fun in my safari themed DaisyDori.  The more I...
Goal Setting in My January DaisyDori

Goal Setting in My January DaisyDori

I absolutely LOVE making lists and setting goals in January.  A fresh start in the new year is so motivating.  This year was extra inspiring as I did all my brainstorming in my January DaisyDori.  I made a little video of what I have done so far, but the month is...
Day in the Life Cards Deliver Creativity

Day in the Life Cards Deliver Creativity

  We all know that the Cocoa Daisy Day in the Life cards are perfect for pocket pages, but when Project Life first hit the scene I absolutely refused to do it.  No pocket pages for me!  I couldn’t resist the cute little cards, however, and found places for...
How I Finished Off My December Cocoa Daisy Kit . . .

How I Finished Off My December Cocoa Daisy Kit . . .

Usually when I think about doing a “My Kit Is Here!” type post, I want to gush over all the pretty things that have just arrived in my beloved happy box from Cocoa Daisy, and I did that.  This month, however, I thought it would be fun to talk for a minute...
Design Tip: Don’t Be Afraid to Repeat Yourself

Design Tip: Don’t Be Afraid to Repeat Yourself

My tip for today is simple.  Don’t be afraid to repeat yourself.  If you look through my gallery from month to month, you will find that the two by two grid is probably my favorite design.  I use it all the time.  It showcases photos and pretty patterned paper...
How about a Mini-album as a Letter?!

How about a Mini-album as a Letter?!

I had the most fun making this little card!  It looks sweet and simple on the outside, but inside is PACKED with so much fun!  It’s a flip letter, so basically it’s a little mini-album on the inside.  See all the goodness revealed in this...
Three Tips from One Layout

Three Tips from One Layout

This layout was so quick to make, and I think that was because I let the color work for me.  I essentially went with the “gallon, quart, pint” concept.  My background color is tone-on-tone and almost a neutral.  Such an easy color to work with (gallon...
Cocoa Daisy Printables in My Planner!

Cocoa Daisy Printables in My Planner!

I love to use the monthly Cocoa Daisy Printables in my planner.  They coordinate beautifully with the monthly planner pages and add a festive touch to my plans.  They’re also perfect for the journaling and memory keeping sections of my planner.  This month I...
DaisyDori on YouTube!

DaisyDori on YouTube!

Greetings Fellow Daisies! Isn’t this time of month just so exciting?!  I’m feeling a sense of accomplishment at having finished my October DaisyDori insert and enjoying the anticipation of starting a new month.  These little inserts make my month so much...
Halloween Inspiration with the October Cocoa Daisy Kits

Halloween Inspiration with the October Cocoa Daisy Kits

October Greetings to all you lovely Daisies! We hope you are enjoying these glimpses of our October Kit, Memento.  I am finding that the warm fall hues set against an expanse of clear blue skies and shot through with golden sunlight is very appealing this time of...
Developing a Game Plan for My October Kit

Developing a Game Plan for My October Kit

Greetings Fellow Papercrafters! I am currently enjoying everything about fall break, and as I’m writing this blog post I’m wondering if you ever develop a “game plan” for working with your kit goodies each month.  Personally, I begin to feel...
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