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July 2011

Tea-Cup Paper Flower Arrangement | @PluckingDaisy #Sizzix #DCWV

The Hubs had asked me (last-minute of course) to make a small paper flower arrangement for a co-workers wife, hosting his company’s summer picnic.  It had to be small with such short notice since my larger arrangements take days to create and I had mere hours to get this done.  This paper flower arrangement needed […]

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Afghan Pattern Card

by Amy Bowerman

cherished squares

For this weeks Tuesday Trigger at Moxie Fab I was inspired to create a sympathy card based on this inspirational photo. My son’s Great Grandmother passed away earlier this week and I wanted to make a card for his Father’s family.  This was a first for me.  I’ve made all kinds of cards but never […]

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Alice in Wonderland Character Flowers | @PluckingDaisy #Aliceinwonderland #tea-cup #flowers #RangerInk

I’m very exited to have found a new challenge blog…The Altered Alice!  I absolutely LOVE all things Alice so this is right up my alley.  The challenge this month is “Tea Things”.  I snagged a mini tea set at a tag sale a few months ago which I planned to make paper flower arrangements out […]

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Flower Hair Accessory

by Amy Bowerman

flower hair accessories

I was so happy to hear that the Tuesday Trigger from last week had been extended. I was pretty booked up finishing commissioned party decorations I just couldn’t squeeze it in. This past week seemed to fly by as well, although I was pretty wrapped up creating this collage. I sooo want this coat!! I […]

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Tree Art Collage on Canvas

by Amy Bowerman

tree art

I have a large family and I’ve always wanted to create a unique family tree for my Grandparents.  Because my family is so big and continues to grow I find it difficult to include everyone in a traditional family tree with names and birth dates.  By using creative prompts as inspiration from challenges around the […]

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1st birthday party

Wow!  It has been one hell of a week!  I’ve been busy, busy, busy working on 1st birthday party decorations for a friend of mine.  I’ve worked non-stop for the past four days and couldn’t be happier with how everything turned out!  In addition to being pleased with my handiwork I am over the moon […]

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Bird Cage Card

by Amy Bowerman

Wow not one but two bird card posts in one day!!  I’ve been a busy bee this week…er bird…and I wasn’t about to kill/combine two bird cards with one post (I slay me…LOL!!).  I almost ran out of time for this weeks Tuesday Trigger…even after the deadline was extended.  This was a tough one for […]

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Another Bird Card

by Amy Bowerman

birds card

When I saw the Stamp It card challenge I knew immediately I wanted to use birds in my design.  I still have not gotten over my bird stamp obsession and at this point I doubt I ever will.  This is probably my FAVORITE card I have made to date….I’ve gone to the birds!!     […]

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Patriotic Paper Flowers | Pluckingdaisies.com #TimHoltz #Sizzix #DCWV

I’ve been dying to make patriotic paper flowers ever since I spied some Americana inspired paper at the craft store from DCWV.   With Memorial Day and the 4th of July on the way I thought it would be fitting to create a Red, White and Blue floral centerpiece for the festivities. I was so […]

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Butterfly inspired art

by Amy Bowerman

art butterfly

I usually don’t like to combine challenges but sometimes it just works out…not to mention there never seems to be enough hours in the day when in comes to balancing life and creativity.  This week I have combined Grungy Monday 14 and Simon Says Stamp and Show…a flourish to create this Butterfly wall art…I’ve been […]

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