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November 2012

Monster Party Flowers

by Amy Bowerman

Monster Party Flowers | @PluckingDaisy #upcycle #floral #centerpiece #DIY #tutorial #RangerInk

Do you have a “Little Monster” in your life?  I sure do!  My little Monster nephew turned one this past weekend and we had a big Monster bash to celebrate.  It wouldn’t be a Monster Party without a “Monstrous” centerpiece so I whipped up this flower arrangement. As of late I have taken to making […]

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Poinsettia Hair Clips

by Amy Bowerman

Poinsettia Hair Clips | @PluckingDaisy #TimHoltz #Sizzix #RangerInk #Tutorial

  I just got the new Tim Holtz Tattered Poinsettia Sizzix die and it’s not a surprise that I LOVE it!  I love anything Tim but his Tattered (anything) dies are personal favorites.  Today I’m showing you how to make Flower Hair clips using Tim’s new Poinsettia die.  Get your high pony ready for some […]

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Broken China Flower Pot

by Amy Bowerman

Broken China Flower Pot | @PluckingDaisy #Planter #DIY #upcycle #tutorial

Do you know what I love almost as much as flowers?   Pretty planters to put them in!  Todays project is a broken china mosaic Flower pot.  This project makes a great gift for the upcoming holidays.  I can’t wait to throw a pretty poinsettia into my mosaic flower pot. Plus it’s a great way […]

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How to Dye and Decorate Bottle Brush Trees | Pluckingdaisies.com

I’ve been crushing on bottle brush trees lately.  After oooing and ahhing over gorgeous trees seen around the web I made it my mission to make some bottle brush trees of my own.  On my most recent trip to the Dollar store I found bottle brush trees ready and waiting to be altered.  Today I’m […]

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Things to Make with Dylusions | @PluckingDaisy #dylusions #rangerink

Have you tried Dylusions Spray inks yet?  If not you MUST!    The Dylusions line hails from the lovely and talented Dyan Reaveley…a signature designer for my favorite crafty company Ranger Ink!  With Dylusions spray inks you can easily add vibrant color to porous surfaces.  There are also lots of fun stamps and stencils available […]

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Alice in Wonderland Altered Handbag | @PluckingDaisy #ironon #tutorial #upcycle #rit #dye

  Hey there!  I’ve got another fun and easy up-cycling project for you today.  I’m going to show you how to update an old Handbag from the thrift store or the dark depths of your closet with Rit Dye and Transfermations iron-on transfer paper.  This project is easy to do and will have you shopping […]

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Skylanders Party Favor Bags | @PluckingDaisy #iron-on #dollarcrafts #tutorial

Hello friends!  I’m still working feverishly on wrapping things up for my son’s Skylanders Party this weekend.  If this is your first time here you may not know that the majority of the supplies for this Skylanders party are dollar store items.  Today I’m going to show you how to make Skylanders iron on favor […]

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Turkey Day Protestors | @PluckingDaisy #turkey #craft #ThanksgivingDIY

You know what I love?  Turkey crafts!  There’s Nothing better than a good old  turkey craft to get in the Thanksgiving spirit!  I’m slightly obsessed with turkeys. My little guy was born a week before Thanksgiving and I have always called him “My Turkey”.  Last year my nephew was born the day before Thanksgiving and […]

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50 plus #Grungeboard Projects

This is not Amy.  Muwahahahahaaa! I am Johnnie, from Saved By Love Creations, and I have hijacked Plucking Daisies for a sneak attack guest post.  Amy is an East Coast girl and hurricane Sandy has left her in the dark.  Since I was given access to her site for design purposes, I was able to […]

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