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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 […]

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Macbeth 3 Witches Brew Ingredients #Halloween #Clay #Tutorial Pluckingdaisies.com

Halloween is “creeping” up fast!  The ghouls and goblins will be here before you know it.  I’ve been in my witchy kitchen crafting up a spooky storm in preparation for Halloween.   I don’t know about you but when I think of witches and spells I always think of the scene from Macbeth and the […]

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Dr. Seuss Teacher Gift Mason Jar Pluckingdaisies.com

Ahhh!  School is back in session.  Pencils are sharpened and Big and Yellow has returned at last!  With the start of the school year there are also supplies to buy for the kids and to share with the class.  My son’s teacher requested that each student bring in Dry Erase Markers and highlighters to be […]

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Brightest Crayon in the Box Centerpiece

Have you ever wondered what to do with those old broken crayons?  Or whether or not to recycle burned out lightbulbs?  Yeah…me too!  I also struggle with wanting to come up with a unique gift when inspiration eludes me. This happened about a week ago when I was scratching my head on how to make […]

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Art Journal Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Oh boy, Oh BOY!  I am way behind with this weeks…er…last weeks journal page.  A lot has been going on since I discovered the wonderful world of Dylusions Spray inks.  I’ve been spraying my brains out!  Most of which have landed on this journal page.  Mwaaha ha BRAINS!  Would you care to take a look […]

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Art Journal Page 2 Pink

Happy Friday!  My how this week has flown by!  I’m back with another installment in my Octopode Factory Altered Storybook/Art Journal.  I am so enjoying this art form.  I love it because anything goes and  ANYTHING is possible…you never know what creative discoveries you might find within the pages of an Art Journal.  This realization […]

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Octopode Factory fridge magnets

Hello all!  I hope everyone is enjoying the last few days of the holiday season and 2011.  This week at TOFF our challenge is “Celebrations”.  I for one am celebrating the end of 2011 which has been a year filled with ups and downs for sure.  I cannot wait to start fresh in 2012…I have […]

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BFF Wall Art

by Amy Bowerman

BFF wall art

How’s it going today friends?  I’m sitting here at my side table hunched over my computer which was moved from its usual spot in my studio.  Ah yes I’m on the East Coast aka “frozen tundra” or “early winter wonderland”.  Thank goodness my Dad had the where with all to pick up a generator a […]

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Tropical Fish Wall Art

by Amy Bowerman

tropical fish wall art

Oh Wall Art how do I love thee!!!  Let me count the ways.  Yes, it’s no secret that I’m not big on making cards.  I just can’t stand the thought of my blood, sweat and tears and most importantly my ART being tossed into “the round file” (as my father likes to call it).  When […]

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alice in wonderland altered tea pot

I am over the moon excited to be the guest designer for the Altered Alice (I truly love it there it really is a “Wonderland”).  Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge is Indigo Blu  and let me tell you their stamps are AMAZING!!  My friends across the pond have created such unique yet versatile stamp […]

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