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December 2012

Chicken Soup for the Crafty Soul | @PluckingDaisy

  Hello dear readers and friends!  As 2012 comes to a close I’d like to share what I’ve been “cooking” up for the past year.  The weather outside IS frightful today but don’t worry I have a nice pot of “Chicken Soup” ready to feed your crafty soul! 2012 was a year filled with new […]

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Skylanders Giants Party Games | @PluckingDaisy #SkylandersGiants #party #DIY

  Hey there!  I am back with the second installment of Skylanders Giants Party games!  If you are planning a Skylanders Giants party for your little guy or gal I’ve got all the games you need to throw an epic birthday bash!  If you missed the first round of Skylanders Giants Party games you can […]

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Sandy Hook Memorial Tree of Life

Today was a sad day here in Connecticut.  It has been one week since the tragic shooting occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School that has left 26 families, the community of Newtown, Connecticut and our nation forever changed.  Not a day has gone by that I haven’t cried.  My heart hurts for these families who […]

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Brown Paper Gift Wrap

by Amy Bowerman

Brown Paper Gift Wrap | @PluckingDaisy #DIY #tutorial #RangerInk #DollarTree

  Brown paper gift wrap is popping up all over Pinterest.  I’m usually not one to jump on the trendy bandwagon but for this one I had to make an exception.  I love stamping and have always admired the look of white and black ink on Kraft paper.   This year I decided to create […]

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Five Miles…

by Amy Bowerman

I just want to forewarn you before you read this that this is going to be a heavy post.  The entire nation is aware of the tragedy that took place here in Connecticut yesterday.  I am writing this with a heavy heart which is breaking for my neighboring community who has lost so much.   […]

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Alice in Wonderland Christmas Village | @PluckingDaisy #Holiday #DIY #RangerInk

  Greetings from Wonderland!  Today I’ll be sharing how to create this winter “wonderland” holiday display.   I’ve combined several past projects to make a whimsical Alice in Wonderland themed version of the traditional Christmas village. Instead of tiny glittering houses I used an array of vintage tea-cups from my collection.  We can’t have tea […]

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Elf on the shelf gets crafty | @PluckingDaisy #holiday #papercraft #sizzix #RangerInk #ElfOnTheShelf

Hi!  I’m Elmer the elf and I’m so happy to be guest posting on Plucking Daisies today!  I’ll be sharing a tutorial on how to make a Christmas Tag with all kinds of fun products from Ranger Ink!  I love sharing almost as much as smiling, because smiling is my favorite! Amy got a package […]

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Skylanders Giants Party Games | @PluckingDaisy #SkylandersGiants #party #DIY

 Have the Skylanders landed at your home?  If you are living with a Skylanders fan you probably already have the whole set or are still working on finding some of the elusive characters like myself.  With the release of Skylanders Giants falling just before my little guy’s birthday he naturally “Had to have” a Skylanders Giants […]

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