Find us on Google+

paper flowers

Shabby Chic Cradle Tutorial

by Amy Bowerman

Shabby Chic Cradle Tutorial | Pluckingdaisies.com #Sizzix

This week I’m celebrating the new Cherished collection by Eileen Hull for Sizzix.  Eileen’s new collection is all about babies.  The Hull family has just gained a new addition this past weekend with the birth of a bouncing baby boy.  This is definitely something to celebrate and “Cherish”.  Let’s welcome this new little one with […]

Read full article...

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 […]

Read full article...

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 […]

Read full article...

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 […]

Read full article...

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 […]

Read full article...

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 […]

Read full article...

Monster Party Flowers

by Amy Bowerman

Monster Party Flowers | @PluckingDaisy #upcycle #floral #centerpiece #DIY #tutorial #RangerInk

Do you have a “Little Monster” in your life?  I sure do!  My little Monster nephew turned one this past weekend and we had a big Monster bash to celebrate.  It wouldn’t be a Monster Party without a “Monstrous” centerpiece so I whipped up this flower arrangement. As of late I have taken to making […]

Read full article...

Create a Plant Stand from an Old Lamp Pluckingdaisies.com

  My husband brought this awesome lamp home the other day.  A former co-worker had left for a new job and abandoned it.  Once he got it home we discovered WHY it had been  abandoned.  It doesn’t work.  Bummer.  Instead of junking it I put my thinking cap on to figure out a way to […]

Read full article...

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 […]

Read full article...

Elephant themed Baby Shower

by Amy Bowerman

Baby Shower Advice for the New Mom

When my sister decided on an Elephant theme for her baby shower I was delighted!  Who doesn’t love an adorable little pachyderm?  Sure there are plenty of Elephant themed baby shower options available for purchase, but being a DIY type of gal I wanted to make her Shower extra special by creating everything myself.  Here […]

Read full article...

Follow my blog with Bloglovin