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Dr. Seuss Zentangle Thumbprint Tree Art | Pluckingdaisies.com #Tutorial

Have you ever found that when you create something for someone else it turns out even better than if you had created it for yourself?  That’s how I feel about this Dr. Seuss Zentangle Thumbprint tree I made for my son’s teacher.  We both share a love for Dr. Seuss and I wanted to give […]

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Baseball Coach Gift Card Holder | Pluckingdaisies.com #Sizzix #RangerInk #Coredinations

Hey there!  Today I have a Baseball Coach Gift Card Holder to share with you using Sizzix dies and embossing folders from Eileen Hull’s new collection “Picket Fence “.  The Picket Fence collection is a beautiful garden themed soiree that can be used for projects beyond the potted plant.  I’ll be showing you how you […]

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Featured Product Friday: Sticky-Back Canvas project ideas, tutorials and more! | Pluckingdaisies.com

Hello, and welcome back to Featured Product Friday!  Today’s featured product is brought to you by…the letter C…for Claudine Hellmuth and her fabulous Sticky-Back Canvas!  You don’t have to be a fine artist to work with canvas.  Claudine’s Sticky-Back canvas is perfect for a plethora of artistic ventures and works well with a multitude of […]

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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 Watercolor Paper Flowers | @PluckingDaisy #Tim Holtz #Sizzix #RangerInk

I’ve been hard at work on some new paper flower designs for my best friends wedding.  Today I will be sharing some trade secrets on how to make paper flowers using the Tim Holtz Tattered Florals Sizzix Die. Tim’s Tattered Florals die has taken my paper flower making to new heights.  I originally bought my […]

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Recycled Cardboard Heart Banner | @PluckingDaisy #AliceInWonderland #Sizzix #RangerInk #DIY

Hello again!  I told you I had something extra special planned for the Alice in Wonderland Character tags I made recently.  Well it’s time to let the cat out of the bag…er…box   Come along and I’ll show you how I created this heart banner out of a recycled cardboard box to showcase my Wonderland […]

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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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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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Poinsettia Hair Clips

by Amy Bowerman

Poinsettia Hair Clips | @PluckingDaisy #TimHoltz #Sizzix #RangerInk #Tutorial

  I just got the new Tim Holtz Tattered Poinsettia Sizzix die and it’s not a surprise that I LOVE it!  I love anything Tim but his Tattered (anything) dies are personal favorites.  Today I’m showing you how to make Flower Hair clips using Tim’s new Poinsettia die.  Get your high pony ready for some […]

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