What do I do.…

Apr 30, 2007

I made all the rib­bon flow­ers last night using some Maya Road rib­bon. I’m not sure what I’m going to do with the oth­er four flow­ers but I do know they will make it on some project for sure.

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Cocoa Daisy is featured…

Apr 30, 2007

in the June issue of Mem­o­ry Mak­ers. Hillary Hei­del­berg fea­tured the Feb­ru­ary kit and cre­at­ed an adorable lay­out titled: the Ring­bear­er. Just wait until you see the June kit… it is won­der­ful and my lit­tle Owl mini album will be one of the add ons!

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Using Crackling Medium

Apr 29, 2007

Pace Sup­plies Need­ed: Acrylic Paints, DecoArt Weath­ered Crack­ling Medi­um, Paint Brush and chip­board (exam­ple is Maya Road Scroll Cor­ners) I have found that when using crack­ling medi­um, foam brush­es are not as effec­tive as using a paint brush.

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It is nearly the first of the month…

Apr 29, 2007

which means Cocoa Daisy kit debut for May. I loved cre­at­ing with this kit and it looks as though our guest design­ers (yep two this month) had a won­der­ful time as well. The kit is a card kit.

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What a fun 24 hours…

Apr 29, 2007

Fri­day night and Sat­ur­day, I got to hang out with some of my Maya Road friends… After our IKEA adven­ture we head­ed to Col­leyville to do some make-n-takes at the Scrap­book Pad. After our lunch we head­ed to Richard­son to pick up items from the Mag­ic Scraps garage sale.

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I LOVE kids aRt…

Apr 27, 2007

espe­cial­ly my own kids so you will just have to hang in there with me as I show some of what my girls have cre­at­ed. I feel she has a true tal­ent and this is my favorite art piece she has ever cre­at­ed.

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I’ve been TAGGED!

Apr 27, 2007

At the end of your blog, you need to choose 7 peo­ple to get tagged and list their names. Sande Krieger cause I love her digi work and am always so inspired by her lay­outs.

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The next tutorial…

Apr 25, 2007

will be how to use crack­ling medi­um to alter chip­board. I love the way the crack­ling medi­um looks on the front, spine and back of my “Spring” binder by Maya Road. I use the 3/16″ hole punch side and set a 3/16″ eye­let.

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What a day and night…

Apr 24, 2007

Well Ter­ri’s birth­day has come and gone. Just scroll down under “From the Boards” and you will find the lay­out I cre­at­ed of Sophie and Son­ny using the adorable Maya Road chip­board crowns.

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Today is a very special day…

Apr 23, 2007

It is my “Sweet Angel” Ter­ri’s 19th birth­day.

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Please help me wish…

Apr 21, 2007

my friend Tri­cia, own­er of Cocoa Daisy a very “Hap­py Birth­day.” It would be so nice to flood her inbox with birth­day wish­es through­out the day. So, if you want to send a lit­tle wish her way here is her e‑mail address Tricia@cocoadaisy.com Hap­py Birth­day Tri­cia!

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This post…

Apr 20, 2007

So we are now head­ed for the Rough Rid­ers game (AA base­ball and farm team to the Texas Rangers) we thought it would be a fun night since he likes base­ball to show him our sta­di­um and watch the game.

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It is getting closer…

Apr 19, 2007

to May which means the new Cocoa Daisy kit will be out. Today I am work­ing on some cards for a kit add on. I’m lov­ing the col­ors of the prod­ucts I was giv­en to work with…

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Ribbon Flower Tutorial

Apr 18, 2007

Start­ing at one end of your rib­bon weave your thread­ed nee­dle in and out of the rib­bon as shown (I thread my nee­dle with the thread still on the spool. Glue the cut ends of your rib­bon togeth­er mak­ing sure the glued ends point to the under­side of the rib­bon flower 9.

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A project sneak peek…

Apr 18, 2007

Here is just a peek of a project I am work­ing on this week. They are so quick and easy and make a great impact on any lay­out or project. I will be able to show you the entire project next week.

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Having fun…

Apr 17, 2007

I was using crack­ling medi­um and decid­ed that I did not want to use two dif­fer­ent paint col­ors on the spine as I did on the front and back cov­er. I nev­er would have thought in less than one year of decid­ing to be on a few design teams I would be on 3 fab­u­lous design teams.

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ScrapGal Challenge

Apr 15, 2007

tomor­row is my day to host the Man­ic Mon­day chal­lenge at Scrap­Gal. So my chal­lenge lay­out this week shows Sophie and Son­ny when he was 10 weeks old and teething, poor Sophie.

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The story of my life…

Apr 13, 2007

Ter­ri’s friend Ash­ley called me to tell me she saw Martha Stew­art talk­ing about my lay­out on her show this after­noon and I MISSED IT! I am work­ing on a few cute projects and will most like­ly be able to show you this week­end.

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Nothing like playing…

Apr 12, 2007

I just love the way they look on my projects. I love the Maya Road crown peek­ing out from the bow. I’ve also been want­i­ng to try to make these lit­tle embell­ish­ments since I see them just about every place I look.

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I thought it was finished…

Apr 11, 2007

I paint­ed the box with MM mani­la paint as well as two blos­som coast­ers by Maya Road, stamped the flow­ers (stamps also by Maya Road) onto the box using my favorite Col­or Box Flu­id Chalk Ink, Creamy Brown, glued a blos­som coast­er onto the top of the lid and the bot­tom of the box, then spread Scrap­py Glue on the petals and sprin­kled glass shards onto the glue.

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I love Peeps!

Apr 11, 2007

I changed the orig­i­nal pho­to as I felt the first one looked to small and the peeps real­ly not as much of the focal point as they should be since the lay­out is about peeps.

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