Category Archives: Everyday

Dissecting Design: The 8.5 x 11 Canvas

Dissecting Design: The 8.5 x 11 Canvas

Have your tried scrapbooking on an 8.5 x 11 sized page lately?  I must admit that I hadn’t in several years, but this year I am incorporating different sized pages into my Project Life album just for variety.  Since I include my scrapbook pages in that album...
Hello Daydream!

Hello Daydream!

This kit is full of all kinds of loveliness… the stuff Daydreams are made of! Take a look… [iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/W9BBt_kAmcE” align=”center”] See? SOOOO many wonderful possibilities! Head on over to the store to...
Paper Cuts and Matisse?

Paper Cuts and Matisse?

What do paper cuts and Matisse have in common? Well… quite a bit, actually! Matisse is a fascinating artist to study and to gain inspiration from! In fact, I have tried my hand at a bit of “matisse style” fussy cutting for this layout…. Please...
September Daisy Dori Set Up

September Daisy Dori Set Up

I am the proud owner of a new Midori Traveler’s Notebook and have enjoyed getting it set up with my new September Daisy Dori.  Did you know that Cocoa Daisy is now offering monthly printed versions of the standard Midori sized notebooks?  They are just...
September “Daydream” Project Life Mini-Album

September “Daydream” Project Life Mini-Album

I am still dabbling in Project Life, albeit at a much slower pace this year.  I’m doing pages from January, February, and March right now, and I’m totally okay with that.  I’m also still enjoying playing around with varying page sizes.  So far this...
Color Coding your planner with stamps

Color Coding your planner with stamps

I have always color coded in my planner. It just came natural to assign the people in my life a color! Maybe it’s because my brain is very visual and seeing things stand out helps me to not forget them. It works for me and if you like color coding you will love...
Hello Hemingway!!!

Hello Hemingway!!!

Hello, hello to the fabulous Hemingway Kits!!! There is so much to love… as always 🙂 Please have a look at this little unboxing video to have a peek at all the lovelies… [iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/fhL45SE2_ps”...
August Daisy Dori

August Daisy Dori

    Have you gotten excited about the Midori Traveler’s Notebook Craze?  I have!  I simply couldn’t resist when I found out that Cocoa Daisy was going to begin offering notebook inserts.  This is my second month using the insert and my first...
Can you put it in a pocket (letter)?

Can you put it in a pocket (letter)?

We found Katherine Maynard (kiggies5) on Instagram a few months ago and were so happy that she agreed to be our Guest Designer for the August kit collection, Hemingway. We find it so fascinating to see how she puts together pocket letters. Be sure to follow Katherine...
Birthday Card with Removable Badge

Birthday Card with Removable Badge

Today we have a quick and easy birthday card with a removable badge, perfect for putting the spotlight on the birthday boy or girl at the big birthday bash! To create this badge you will need a pinked circle punch, a slightly smaller circle punch, some brightly...
Pint sized planning with DaisyDori inserts

Pint sized planning with DaisyDori inserts

Hi it’s Tricia and I am so excited to be here for my very first blog post with Cocoa Daisy! And I am even more excited to be sharing some fun planning tips to use with your DaisyDori inserts. I love a small planner! There is just something about the tiny size...
Daisydori is back for August!

Daisydori is back for August!

Last month’s July Daisydori printable designed for Traveler’s Notebooks was an enormous hit. We’re working on getting them printed to offer as a hard copy, but in the meantime (these things take time!) we have created another printable version for...
Three winners in one post!

Three winners in one post!

We have had a few challenges go by and with the business that is summer, we didn’t announce the winners yet. So today’s post is all about winning! The winner for Niru’s Designer’s Challenge in May is carolynhasacat! Niru asked you to use...
Inspiration Tuesday

Inspiration Tuesday

Right now we are in the second (and last) week of school holidays. Our holidays have been busy and full but with that comes the struggle to capture and document. So my inspiration post today isn’t so much a creative prompt but more of a prompt to remember to hit...
Card Inspiration with July’s “Bistro” Kit

Card Inspiration with July’s “Bistro” Kit

Hello Daisies!  Today we have quite a selection of card inspiration for you!  The July Bistro Kits are so fun to work with.  For my cards, I worked with the Crate Paper Poolside Ephemera Pack and Thickers from the Main Kit.  I just kept having ideas for card...
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