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by Amy Bowerman

Andy Warhol Quote Blocks | Pluckingdaisies.com

Hey there creative friends!  After a looong hiatus I’m back with a colorful ATB tutorial for you.  Where have I been these past few months?  Well, to make a long story short life happenings resulted in a complete loss of creative mojo.  Don’t cry for me though fellow artists todays tutorial will show you how […]

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Artist Trading Block Fairy Tree | Pluckingdaisies.com

Hey everyone!  I’m super excited to share my most elaborate Artist Trading Block design to date!  Without any pomp and circumstance I’ll get right down to it.  Allow me to introduce to you the Artist Trading Block Fairy Tree! As I said when Eileen Hull and I started the Artist Trading Block movement, “ATB’s are […]

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How to Make Realistic Fairy and Butterfly Wings | Pluckingdaisies.com

Hi guys!  While working on a new Artist Trading Block Design this past weekend I made a pretty cool creative discovery that I can’t wait to share with you!  So what’s this creative discovery you ask?  Well, I figured out a way to make realistic fairy and butterfly wings that are as feather-light as the […]

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Jungle Baby Shower Centerpiece | Pluckingdaisies.com #Sizzix

Oh baby, it’s a jungle out there!  My best girlfriend is having twins, and things are about to get wild!  In honor of her soon to be arriving multiple bundles of joy I created a Jungle themed baby shower centerpiece for her using Sizzix dies fromEileen Hull’s new Cherished collection.   This new Sizzix collection is […]

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The #PaperTrail Recap {Part 1} | Pluckingdaisies.com

Hi there!  I am back from the #PaperTrail and what a wonderful creative journey it has been!  I have so much to share about the people I met and the places I visited along the way.  We had far too much fun to share in just one post so let’s make it a mini-series shall […]

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Spring Artist Trading Blocks

Hey everyone!  Just wanted to let you know that I am Guest Posting on The Graphics Fairy today!  I have a lovely spring themed Artist Trading Block tutorial to share with you.  My hope is that by making spring projects we can all prove that ol’ shadow seeing groundhog wrong and celebrate an early spring! […]

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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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Artist Trading Block Stenciling Technique | Pluckingdaisies.com #Dylusions #StencilGirl #IndigoBlu

Hey everyone!  Today I have a fun Artist Trading Block to share with you featuring the latest and greatest products from my crafty friends across the pond.  For this technique we will be using Dylusions Ink sprays from the lovely Dyan Reaveley and stenciling with Flitter Glu and Mega Flake from Indigo Blu. Supplies: Artist […]

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The Artists on the Block | @ArtTheBlock #TheATB

Hi Guys!  Man what a whirlwind of Holidays and CHA  prep it has been!  The CHA show starts on Friday and I am leaving for my cross-country trip in just a few hours!  Can’t believe it is finally here!     I have a lot of balls in the air now between CHA prep and […]

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Spread your Creative Wings ATBs | Pluckingdaisies.com #StencilGirl #Sizzix #TheATB

Hi there friends!  Hope everyone had a joyous holiday!  I’m working my way getting back to blogging and prepping for CHA…whew!  I have a fun ATB technique tutorial featuring the fabulous Peacock Feather stencil from Stencil girl you all loved so much.  This was the most commented on block from the “Spread your creative wings” […]

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