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March 2013

Inspire Quote Sign

by Amy Bowerman

Inspire Quote Sign | @PluckingDaisy #DistressPaint #Tutorial

As promised I have a fun Distress Paint project to share with you.  Today I’ll be showing you how to alter a wooden word sign with stamped quotes and Distress Paint! I’ve used my favorite word in the universe to create my quote sign…”Inspire”. I thrifted this wooden Inspire sign several years ago with every […]

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Distress Paint (and why I LOVE it!)  | @PluckingDaisy #RangerInk #TimHoltz

Distress Paint arrived at Studio Plucking Daisies this weekend and I must say I am a HUGE fan!  I was hesitant at first to jump on the Distress Paint bandwagon and my thought process was “Do I really need MORE paint?”  I’m here to tell you folks that this is NO ordinary paint!  Ranger Ink […]

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Easter Bunny Tag

by Amy Bowerman

Easter Bunny Tag | @PluckingDaisy #TimHoltz #12TagsOf2013 #Sizzix #RangerInk

Hello friends!  I’m back with another Bunny loving “tail” inspired by Tim Holt’s 12 Tags of 2013!  Tim’s March Tag techniques are sure to inspire you so hop on over to Tim’s blog for all the de-“tails”!  I created this Easter Bunny tag by following Tim’s technique with a few modifications of my own. What […]

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Easter Bunny Tree with Ribbon Flowers| @PluckingDaisy #RangerInk #Sizzix #EasterDIY

That old Peter Cottontail is hopping down the bunny trail with a quickness!  Easter IS certainly on its way.  I’ve prepared for the arrival of “the bunny” by consuming copious amounts of Cadbury eggs and creating this Easter Bunny tree. This project was inspired by Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2013 {March} and Ranger Ink’s […]

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St. Patrick's Day Shamrock Craft | @PluckingDaisy #Sizzix

Top O’ the mornin’ to ya!  Poor St. Patty’s Day has a very short window this year with the Easter bunny nipping at its heels.  Fear not!  I have  a quick St. Patrick’s Day Shamrock Craft to share that you can whip up before you can say “Erin go Bragh!”   So let’s keep the […]

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How to make a Paper Lily

by Amy Bowerman

How to make a Paper Lily | @PluckingDaisy #Sizzix #RangerInk

Spring has sprung in my studio…but not necessarily in my little corner of the world.  We just had a snow storm here in Connecticut but I won’t let that stop me from sprouting new paper flower designs!  If you make them Spring will come right?  Step aside frozen precipitation!  Today’s tutorial is just in time […]

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DIY Paper Flower Centerpiece | @PluckingDaisy #DavidTuteraDIY #Wedding

The BIG day is finally here!  Today I’m revealing the Paper Flower Centerpiece I created for my friends “Big Day” using products from the David Tutera Bridal collection.  This collection makes it easy for the DIY bride to create a dream wedding on a budget.  The products are elegant yet easy to use and customize to your […]

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How to Make Hydrangeas

by Amy Bowerman

How to Make Hydrangeas | @PluckingDaisy #TimHoltz #Sizzix #RangerInk

As promised I am back with part 2 of my Watercolor Paper Flower Tutorial.  Today I will be showing you how to create Hydrangeas with the Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Die from Sizzix.  If you missed the first part click here for the watercolor rose tutorial.       Before we get started I just […]

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