When we visited our family for the Christmas holidays we went on a chocolate adventure to Chococo, which is a chocolate shop and café. We had such a wonderful time that I created this page to remember it by.

I covered the background with a striped piece of Kaisercraft paper; the bold colours reminded me of the Chococo logo and store. I edged the page with a thin brown washi tape and then cut up a leaflet that I’d picked up there; this included the Chococo logo, gingerbread caramel chocolate and two chocolate lollies with birds on them. They are arranged on the page with some die cut brown hearts, a circular hot chocolate image and some wording which reads “cozy” and “even when it’s cold outside our memories keep us warm”. The wording “sweet” is from Kaisercraft and “an armful of candy boxes” is from Tim Holtz, both of which are stickers. To finish the page, I added three wooden glittery snowflakes as we visited in winter.

Chococo is located in Horsham, West Sussex and celebrates all things chocolate.

They have a chocolate counter with lots of yummy treats and …

… also a café specialising in hot chocolate.

I couldn’t resist having one of their Gingerbread Caramel Hot Chocolates with all the works (whipped cream, marshmallows and chocolate shavings), it was so delicious and was accompanied by one of their award winning gingerbread caramel chocolates – yum yum!

As T Stands for Tuesday, I’m sharing my drink related post with the T Gang and wishing you all a very Happy T Day!

Thanks for joining me today! If you have any questions or comments, I would love to hear from you.


As this was a new café for us to visit, I’m joining the Something New challenge that I’m hosting over at Art Journal Journey, it would be great to see you there (grin!).

I’m also happy to join in the Love challenge over at Country View Challenges with my art journal page, who doesn’t love chocolate (double grin!).

I’m also pleased to join the Snowflake challenge over at Simon Says Stamp Work it Wednesday with the glittery wooden snowflakes that I included on my page.

I’m also happy to be able to join the Anything Goes challenge over at Paperbabe Stamps with my page too.

Here is a list of all the materials used to create this art journal page:

  • Kaisercraft 12×12 Paper Save the Date Collection (Invite P949)
  • Washi Tape
  • Chococo leaflet – recycled
  • The Works Die Cut Book (Winter Feelings)
  • X-Press It! double-sided tape
  • Zig Memory System 2-Way Glue (Dual Action Glue Pen)
  • Kaisercraft Sticker Sheet (Havana Nights SS354)
  • Tim Holtz idea-ology Sticker Book (Christmas #TH93999)
  • Faber-Castell Big Brush Pitt artist pen (Dark Sepia 175 B)
  • The Craftblog Christmas Village Collection (Glittered Wooden Shapes)
  • Stix2 glue dots

24 thoughts on “Chococo

  1. How wonderful is your Art journal page Jo !! I love the colorful background you have created, and all the details that, in effect, remember your visit to Chococo, by the way, I would have liked to visit this place too 🙂 smile.
    I wish you a very happy day, big hugsss,

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  2. OH YUMMY, what a wonderful destination Jo. A paradise for chocolate lovers and I’d join you for one of those drinks any day.
    Its a fabulous memory page and a great inspiration page for your Art Journal Journey theme.
    Happy T day wishes Jo.
    Yvonne xx

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  3. That is one crazy cup of hot chocolate. A T day woser with that mountain of marshmallows. It looks like a yummy treat Jo. And nice page. I love how you always find inspiration in your fun activities. Hope it’s a wonderful T Day so far and a great week. Hugs-Erika

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  4. My sincere apologies. As your host, I knew I had to show up for T, but it took everything I had to climb out of bed. I am running a fever of 101.8 F (38.8 C). I appreciate you sharing your drink with us this T Tuesday. I also love the journal page you created and all those chocolates would look SO good if I wasn’t so sick. Maybe I need cocoa instead of coffee!

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  5. Chococo reminds of our local Chocalac store except they only make and sell the amazing artisan chocolates. I heard they recently doubled the store size, so we shall see …

    Your colorful journal page really reflects the store/cafe well.

    Your hot chocolate looks like something out of Willy Wonka. I don’t think I could have passed that up either.

    Happy T-day! Eileen xx

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  6. Wow, what a great place to visit! I think I’d go for milk chocolate cocoa with the works! And I like that you made an art piece to remember your trip with. It looks great and those sparkly snowflakes are perfect on it. (Sometimes when I go on a day trip or weekend trip, I make a postcard art piece for the place where I’m going, then mail it to myself from the local post office, as my “souvenir.” Happy T-Day!

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  7. Oh chocolate! My mouth is watering as I am on a detox and can’t have it at the mo. Your page is wonderfully colourful.
    What a great shop! (By now I am drooling)
    Sorry for the late comment. We have been helping friends move house (They are now living within walking distance)
    Belated happy T-Day,

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  8. My sincere apologies for getting so far behind here, Jo. I am catching up!
    Chococo sounds like an awesome place! I can only have dark chocolate but I’m sure they have some, lol. Love your striped background and how you used their brochure. Great way to document your memory and experience, xox

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