Monday, April 29, 2013

Cocoa Daisy May 2013 “Record Label” Kit Reveal

The May Cocoa Daisy kit
“Record Label”
Is, in one word, AWESOME!
I’ve had loads of fun with it
5 pages down (4 I can show you now)
And each page was pure fun to create
The first page was inspired by a photo I took using pieces from one of the add ons

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Once again I got all the add ons, including the “Day in the Life” kit
and I’m glad I did!
Lots of great things are found in each of the kits
and when you put them all together…
What can I say?
It just makes creating so much fun!

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Love the Basic Grey products in the kits
The new “Hipster” mixed with the “Bow Ties”
DELICIOUS!

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Tie it in with a bunch of other gorgeous products

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and it’s just happy days!

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The Cocoa Daisy stamps for May are also fun and fresh

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Certainly helped to make this rather hard moment in time

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extremely happier.

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Speaking of stamps…
When I saw the sneak for the Dance steps stamp I knew I had to document our wedding dance

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So with the help of some Basic Grey products (found in the main kit and an add on)

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and some Basic Grey packaging (because it was too gorgeous not to use!)

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I used the stamp

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to help tell our story.

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I love the card from the “Day In The Life” kit
But even with the vellum on top it still “hid” the sticker title

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So I used some more of the Basic Grey packaging

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and typed up my journaling

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My next page comes with the disclaimer of “I can’t do circles!”
I really loved the Jillibean Soup placemat
I had started thinking I would use it as a mask
and create a background for a page
But once I’d misted I found I didn’t like the background
So ditched the idea (for a while…)
But I still really wanted to use the placemat.
So I pulled out my three circle punches
went through the kits
and found all things round!
When I started the page I wanted it to be a family page
But the embellishments I found steered me in a different direction

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Another CHA page

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and all I had to do was add photos of the gorgeous people I met

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My friends who are now real life friends

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and I am so grateful to be able to say that!

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And the last page I have to share with you right now
Is using the background I created with the Jillibean Soup placemat.
I added some punched paper circles and sprayed it with mist.
I then sprayed the lot with water, till it was pretty much drenched.

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Once it was dry I didn’t like it.
But I found a photo that worked with the colours
and once I flipped the page I found I liked the back rather than the front.
So I went with that!

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Using up some Basic Grey packaging again

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Stickers from the “Day in the Life” kit mixed with add on and main kit stickers

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And the job was done!

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Did I mention I had fun making these pages?
Because I did!

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6 comments:

  1. Awesome! Love the random misted background :).

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  2. Well I got one add on for Renee and one for me and I still don't know which one I want ;). These all look so coolio ;)

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  3. Hi again... thanks for your help with the Motex, I will check it out and see if I can find here in England.
    Your pages are awesome, love them both with the circles, they look really cool!!!

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  4. So much to love in this post! Love how you used the BG packaging, the Jillibean placemat, and the back of the misted page. And I just love the overall feel of these fun, colorful layouts.

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  5. Aw, I love the wedding photo.
    As always awesome layouts and yeah, you can do circles!
    x

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  6. You are so clever and creative, love all these pages, especially the humour!

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