Author Archives: Anabelle O'malley

Using Kit Leftovers to Make Tags

Using Kit Leftovers to Make Tags

Each month, after I finish setting up my planner, I find that I have some items that are left over. Since I plan in a standard sized TN, I don’t end up using the A5 planner dashboards on a regular basis. This month, I loved the “November” one so...
Adding Texture to Your Planner

Adding Texture to Your Planner

I love adding texture and dimension to my planner. Planning is a creative process for me. Finding ways to make it look layered and visually appealing is an important aspect of my planning. Every month, there are so many items in the kits that allow me to make my...
One Kit, Four Ways

One Kit, Four Ways

Hello everyone! How can we be almost halfway through September? School has started here and sadly, for me, the days of summer feel like they are slipping away. One thing that cheered my spirits this month is the absolutely gorgeous Solstice kit. I am so in love with...
Notepad Holder

Notepad Holder

As I was working on putting my planner together this month, I took my stickers out of the packaging and made a pile for the recycling bin. I looked over and realized that the beautiful black and white polka dot cardboard packaging was too pretty to get rid of. I saved...
One Vellum Sheet, Three Ways

One Vellum Sheet, Three Ways

I always love the vellum sheets that come in the Planner Classified kits each month, but don’ t always use them in my planners. This month, I decided to challenge myself to include the sheet and came up with three ways of doing so. I love the foiled wave pattern...
Using Personal Sized Dashboards in my TN

Using Personal Sized Dashboards in my TN

Hello everyone! June is here and so is the beautiful Serengeti kit! It’s always so nice to see how everyone sets their planners up using the kits. They always look so unique and I gain different ideas to use each month. For June, I am using two planners –...
Tulip Time Planner Set Up

Tulip Time Planner Set Up

Hi everyone! I’m so excited that it’s May. I’m hoping that the weather starts to warm up and improve. My planner hasn’t been quite as full, given the current situation, but I’m hoping that this month maybe that will begin to change. We...
Creating Insert Covers with Kit Papers

Creating Insert Covers with Kit Papers

Hello Daisies! Here we are in April and my planner is all set up. While I may not be planning as many ‘out of the house’ events as usual, I’m still keeping track of my finances, design team commitments and other aspects of my daily life as a mom,...
Using Pocket Cards in Your Planner

Using Pocket Cards in Your Planner

One of my favorite things to do each month is to use the cards from the Memory Keeping Pocket Kit in my planner. There are so many fun ways to use them. The colors, motifs and quotes are always beautiful and make a perfect addition to my planner. I’m here to...
Insert Covers: Focus on Circles

Insert Covers: Focus on Circles

Making dashboards and insert covers is one of my favorite things to do in my planners. This month I’m housing all of my inserts in my Standard sized TN. I’m trying something new and mixing different sized notebooks altogether in one TN. I love how it is...
Nordic Woods TN Dashboards

Nordic Woods TN Dashboards

Happy December! I can’t believe the holidays are upon us and that New Year’s will be here before we know it! I have been working on my December planners and am here to share the dashboards I made for my pocket TN. This is a new size to me and I’m...
Planner Tags

Planner Tags

Hi everyone. I’m here today to share with you how I’ve used tags in my planner this month. As a paper crafter and card maker, as well as a planner, tags have always held a special place in my heart! So, I’ve really enjoyed figuring out how to include...

Creating a Sticker Folio

Hi everyone. It’s Anabelle and I’m here to share how I have been keeping my stickers organized. The August kit had an adorable sticker book. I decided to use it to hold my stamps. Since that left me without a sticker organizer, I decided to create my own....

Making Planner Clips with the August Kit

Hi everyone! I’m so excited to be starting off August with my very first Cocoa Daisy blog post. Today I’m here to share how I created planner clips using items from several of this month’s kits. Creating clips is one of my favorite ways to use kit...
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