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August 2012

Dr. Seuss Teacher Gift Mason Jar Pluckingdaisies.com

Ahhh!  School is back in session.  Pencils are sharpened and Big and Yellow has returned at last!  With the start of the school year there are also supplies to buy for the kids and to share with the class.  My son’s teacher requested that each student bring in Dry Erase Markers and highlighters to be […]

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Hello Kitty Cat Feeder

by Amy Bowerman

Hello Kitty Cat Feeder By Amy Bowerman of Pluckingdaisies.com

Hello Kitties!  Petsmart recently sent me some new products to review from the Martha Stewart Pets collection.  Yes…it’s true Martha now has a line for pets!  Does it get any better than this?  I think not :)  After surveying my cat feeding station I decided it was in dire need of a makeover.  After all […]

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Rusty Wheelbarrow to Planter with Krylon Rust Protector

Hello friends!  It’s time to “roll out the barrel”…the rusty wheelbarrow that is.  It’s no secret that I LOVE to spray paint.  Give me a can and I will come up with a plan!  When Krylon sent me their latest and greatest product to review I found the perfect canvas to try it out on […]

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Elephant themed Baby Shower

by Amy Bowerman

Baby Shower Advice for the New Mom

When my sister decided on an Elephant theme for her baby shower I was delighted!  Who doesn’t love an adorable little pachyderm?  Sure there are plenty of Elephant themed baby shower options available for purchase, but being a DIY type of gal I wanted to make her Shower extra special by creating everything myself.  Here […]

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Alice in Wonderland Fridge Magnets

Hi there!  This month at The Altered Alice we are challenging you to show us your most daring disappearing act!  Just like the Cheshire cat who likes to disappear and re-appear.  For my project I have created custom Alice in Wonderland Fridge magnets using images from our sponsor Dilly Beans.  The Design team is using […]

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Interactive Art Journal Page

I must say that the third time IS the charm when it comes to The Octopode Factory Storybook.  The Rainbow Connection page was one of my favorite art journal pages  I have created on this journey.  Since I decided to make the journal pages first and add the story in later I’ve really had to […]

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Crazy for Daisy Crafts

by Amy Bowerman

Plucking Daisies Shrink Plastic Twitter Necklace

It’s no secret that I am crazy for daisies.  With a name like “Plucking Daisies”  how can you not be?  As you may know I just got back from a fabulous weekend at BlogHer12.  Tomorrow I will be sharing some pics and links to all the awesome bloggers I met  but today I want to […]

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The Octopode Factory Story Book Page 2

Hellooo!  Did you all miss me?  I’m a bit behind with blogging.  I’ve just gotten back from BlogHer12 and I can’t wait to tell you all about it!  Unfortunately I returned from BlogHer12 with a bug and I am under the weather to say the least.  Just a quick post for me today…that should have […]

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