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October 2012

How to make a Chompy | @PluckingDaisy #skylanders #party #tutorial

Hello friends!  As promised I have another Skylanders party tutorial for you.  If you have a Skylanders enthusiast in your midst you may know that the “Chompy” is a common enemy in the Skylanders Game.  The Chompy is one of the easiest enemies to thwart.  They are also the easiest to make by hand!  Today […]

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Skylanders Party Ideas | @PluckingDaisy #skylanders #Party

It was mid August when my husband and I took our 6 yr old out to lunch.  Our favorite lunch spot is “inconveniently” located right next to GameStop.  Of course little man asked if we could go into GameStop.  ”Just to look,” I said.  We were looking at the Skylanders when one of the employees […]

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Message in a Bottle

by Amy Bowerman

Message in a Bottle | @PluckingDaisy #WeddingDIY #Favors #Invitations

Hello friends!  Me and DH celebrated our anniversary this week.  We were married in St. Lucia at Anse Chastanet and I love to reminisce about the clear blue waters and tropical hills of St. Lucia on our anniversary.  In the middle of my yearly daydream I realized I had never posted about the Message in […]

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Dollar Store Halloween Flowers | @PluckingDaisy #HalloweenDIY #Tutorial

  I am on a roll with Halloween DIY projects thanks to my latest haul from the Dollar Store.  It’s a magical place I tell you and luckily Michael’s and Jo-ann fabrics are right down the road from my favorite Dollar Store (Dollar Tree) so I can easily grab any supplies I might need to […]

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Decorate a Plastic Tea Set for a Tea Party | @PluckingDaisy #TeaParty #AliceInWonderland

Hi there!  I’ve got a really fun kids craft tutorial to share with you today.  While I was working on this tea set for my Altered Alice project (final reveal coming soon) I thought, “Hey this would be a fun craft for a little girls tea party!”  Adults will enjoy this project just as much…I […]

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Halloween Scene with Spooky House and Tie Dye Flowers | @PluckingDaisy #HalloweenDIY #ilovetocraft

Halloween is “creeping” up fast!  I don’t know about you but I am a huge fan of  All Hallow’s.  Since Halloween is pretty much my favorite holiday I “jump” at the chance to get my Halloween craft on.  I was recently given the opportunity to take part in a “Mystery Box” challenge with I Love to […]

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How to Make a Pennant Banner | @PluckingDaisy #DCWV #RangerInk #Tutorial

My friend Johnnie recently posted an awesome roundup of Bunting, and Pennant Banner crafts.  When I saw it I said to myself “Hey I’ve made a few Pennant Banners in my day!”  You know what I haven’t made though?  A tutorial.  That just isn’t helpful is it?  I like to be helpful.  Today I’m going […]

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How to Make Fall Flowers

by Amy Bowerman

How to Make Fall Flowers | Pluckingdaisies.com #Fall #Flowers #RangerInk #Tutorial

As you all know I love to make flowers.  I am known for my die cut flower arrangements.  Don’t get me wrong I love creating die cut flowers but they can be time consuming and tedious.  As of late I have been searching for easier methods to create beautiful flower arrangements that go beyond the […]

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Things to make with Alcohol Ink | Pluckingdaisies.com #RangerInk

Hey there!  Do you like creating with Alcohol ink?  I know I do!  It’s easy to use and works on most non-porous surfaces.  Did I mention the colors?  Oh what glorious, vibrant, and magnificent colors!   Adirondack Alcohol Inks are available in 48 colors and 4 Mixatives sure to take your creativity to new heights! […]

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How to make Tim Holtz Hanging Sign Cake Toppers | Pluckingdaisies.com #RangerInk #Sizzix #HeroArts

Hello friends!  Today I have a fun tutorial for you where I am going to show you how to make cake toppers using the Tim Holtz Hanging Sign die from Sizzix.  I first made these Cake toppers for my sister’s Elephant Baby Shower.  When my friend Kathia from Pink Little Cake (she makes the most […]

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