Cocoa Daisy Fall Crop: The Craft Fair

Nov 9, 2011

Make sure this weekend is clear because it’s going to be a fun one … NOVEMBER 11- 13 Cocoa Daisy crops always provide you with a ton of challenges, prizes, and most importantly laughter & camaraderie with people who “get this scrappy thing” we all love. You do not have to use Cocoa Daisy kits or even be a subscriber to play along. If you already do and are that is awesome but the wonderful thing about Cocoa Daisy is they welcome everyone. You just have to be registered on the Message Boards, especially if you want to participate in the chats. There is a HOW TO PLAY posted on the Message boards. Don’t forget to add your songs to the PLAYLIST. You can play music while you chat & have fun. The SCHEDULE...

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A Blast from the Past…

Aug 25, 2011

I thought it would be fun to show you some layouts I created using Cocoa Daisy kits from around 2007. Now that Ansley is a senior this year I find these layouts even more special. She grew up way too fast. In the layout above I felt there was too much white space in the background of Ansley’s photo so I used the end of my paintbrush and some acrylic paints to create a polka dot background. I like the pop of color the polka dots create and they fill in the white space perfectly. To pop the photo a bit more I painted yellow acrylic paint all around the edge of the photo creating a bright colored border. To fill in the white space on the photo above I attached clear buttons to...

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Gift Box

Jun 29, 2011

I altered this box using the Main Kit “Urban Loft” by Cocoa Daisy. I plan on placing a gift card inside for a special someone on their birthday. Afterwards they can use the box to store small items inside. Altering items is one of my favorite things to do… I love turning something that was discarded and no longer wanted into a new treasured item. That is one reason my closet looks like a hoarder lives in my studio. I cannot pass up small boxes and paper mache items. I always think, “Oh this would be awesome to alter.” I really like the flowers that come in the “South Loop” Add On Kit. They are prefect to create a little floral grouping. And you know I love the Maya Road Crystal Trinket Pins. There...

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What a week…

Feb 18, 2008

As I was coming back from lunch I ran into Greta Hammond MMM ’08, Vicki Boutin, the Queen of Foof herself Teresa McFayden and the super sweet Jenni Bowlin as you can see at every turn there were people to meet, chat with and get to know better.

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