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School Bus Gift Card Holder

by Amy Bowerman

School Bus Gift Card Holder | Pluckingdaisies.com #Sizzix #BackToSchool #TeacherGift

It’s that time again!  Back-to-school time that is.  The school bus is mere weeks away from returning….or as I like to call it…”Big and Yellow”.   Oh how I’ve missed you so!  Today I have a fun tutorial on how to create a School Bus Gift Card holder to kick off the Back-to-school season! We […]

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How to Make a Pennant Banner | @PluckingDaisy #DCWV #RangerInk #Tutorial

My friend Johnnie recently posted an awesome roundup of Bunting, and Pennant Banner crafts.  When I saw it I said to myself “Hey I’ve made a few Pennant Banners in my day!”  You know what I haven’t made though?  A tutorial.  That just isn’t helpful is it?  I like to be helpful.  Today I’m going […]

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How to make Paper Flowers | @PluckingDaisy #Paper #Flowers #Tutorial

 Many of you have asked me how I make my paper flowers.  I haven’t been able to come up with a tutorial with step by steps until now.  When I’m creating paper flowers I tend to get enraptured by my process and completely forget to take pictures along the way.  This has left me with […]

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Angry Birds Valentine

by Amy Bowerman

Angry Birds Valentines

Happy Valentines Day!  Hope you are all feeling the LOVE today :)  I’d like to share some Angry Bird Valentines my son and I made for his Teachers.  We wanted to make handmade Valentine’s for the class but ran out of time.  Generic Toy Story cards it is I’m afraid kiddies.  Does it bother anyone […]

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alice-in-wonderland-art-tree-swirls

“`Off with her head!’ the Queen shouted at the top of her voice. Nobody moved. `Who cares for you?’ said Alice, (she had grown to her full size by this time.) `You’re nothing but a pack of cards!’  At this the whole pack rose up into the air, and came flying down upon her: she gave […]

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Pretty little poinsettias all in a row

This week at The Octopode Factory Friday our challenge is “Flourishes/Swirls”.  When I think of flourishes and swirls I immediately think of butterflies in flight.  I used these fun butterflies from the Octopode factory to create paper flower pots for co-worker Christmas gifts.  The jars were pulled from my recycling bin and made pretty with […]

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Fall Paper Flowers for Hair

by Amy Bowerman

fall paper flower hair clips

For the past few days I’ve been kicking around  new design ideas for my paper flower hair clips.  A local boutique here in CT has ordered half a dozen from me and the owner specified “fall” colors.  I must admit I was a bit stumped on how to work in the fall colors into my […]

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Baby Shower Centerpieces

by Amy Bowerman

baby shower centerpieces

Wow! I have had baby on the brain for the past month now with all the work I have done for my sister’s baby shower!  I hope I don’t get the baby shower blues now that it’s all over :)  I promise to post pics of the shower soon.  My hard work definitely paid off […]

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Baby Keepsake Box

by Amy Bowerman

Baby keepsake box

Greetings from Connecticut!  We are experiencing a bit of indian summer here today.  Although it is cloudy and muggy my cheerful, local weatherman assures us that there will be some “peek-a-boo sun”!  Today I have a Baby Keepsake box to share with you.  Yup…still on that baby shower kick….but it’s for my sister’s baby shower […]

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Baby Shower Pennant Banner

by Amy Bowerman

baby shower pennant banner

Hello friends!   I’ve been jamming all week working on Baby shower decorations.  No rest for the weary though…I still have 4 paper flower arrangements left to complete and hopefully once those are done I will have a chance to post the paper flower tutorial everyone has asked for :)  Ok that’s enough of that let’s […]

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