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Art Journaling with Dina Wakley | Pluckingdaisies.com

Hello creative friends!  I had a wonderful day yesterday Art Journaling with Dina Wakley at the Papercraft Clubhouse here in Connecticut.  It was an afternoon filled with laughter and creative learning.  I learned more in 3 hours then I could have learned in a year by trying to “do it myself” with online videos and […]

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Upcoming Classes at Absolutely Everything | Pluckingdaisies.com #ArtJournal #Sizzix #TheATB

Hey everyone!  Just wanted to share an update about upcoming classes I will be teaching at Absolutely Everything with Eileen Hull next month.  As you may know Eileen and I are kicking off her #PaperTrail tour with a mini tour of the North East (my neck of the woods)  We will be teaching a workshop […]

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Featured Product Friday : Dylusions Stamps | Pluckingdaisies.com

Happy Friday creative friends!  So glad you stopped by for Featured Product Friday.  This weeks featured product hails from one of my favorite designers Dyan Reaveley.  Dyan’s Dylusions line from Ranger Ink is filled with fabulous ink sprays, stencils and stamps!  I’ve talked about all the things you can make with Dylusions Spray Inks here, […]

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The Weepies "Humming Bird" Art Journal Page | @PluckingDaisy #RangerInk #Dylusions #Tutorial

I love music.  I rarely do anything without music playing…I’m listening to music now in fact.  My musical tastes are eclectic much like my art varying from bass thumping techno, old school hip-hop, classic rock, reggae and pretty much anything in between.  When it comes time to create however, there is one band that is […]

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Learning to Fly Art Journal Page | @PluckingDaisy #RangerInk #Sizzix #12Tagsof2013

This journal page was inspired by Tim Holtz 12 Tags of 2013.  One of my New Year’s resolutions is to Art Journal more.  I’ve also been wanting to take part in Tim’s 12 Tags.  I never met a Tim technique that I didn’t love but I’m not much of a Tag maker.  While executing one […]

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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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Interactive Art Journal with Paper Dolls Pluckingdaisies.com

I’ve been going back through the pages of The Octopode Factory storybook/Art Journal and trying to find creative ways to add the text of the actual story.  The last page I completed was interactive with movable parts.  I really liked how it turned out and the kids I have read it to enjoyed the interactive […]

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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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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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The Octopode Factory Storybook Page 1

After a much-needed break I’m back with the first page in The Octopode Factory Storybook!  Completing the last page in this Art Journal/Storybook sapped most of my creative mojo.  I took a few weeks off from Art Journaling to recharge my creative batteries.  It was nice to take a break but like any vacation it […]

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