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Paper Poinsettia Tutorial

by Amy Bowerman

Paper Poinsettia Tutorial | Pluckingdaisies.com #Sizzix #TimHoltz #RangerInk

Hello everyone!  As 2013 is coming to a close I wanted to share one last paper flower tutorial with you.  Todays Paper Poinsettia tutorial was inspired by Tim Holtz December tag technique.  This may be my favorite paper flower arrangement I have created this year.  I have lots of new tips, tricks and techniques to […]

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Creative Chemistry 102

by Amy Bowerman

Creative Chemistry 102 | PluckingDaisies.com  #TimHoltz #RangerInk

Hello friends!  I’m 3 days into Creative Chemistry 102 and all I can say is WOW!  Holy techniques batman  If you aren’t familiar with Creative Chemistry it is an online Technique Class with Tim Holtz.  You need to take Creative Chemistry 101 before taking 102 but both classes are beyond reasonable and soooo worth it! […]

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Trick or Treat Wand

by Amy Bowerman

Trick or Treat Wand | Pluckingdaisies.com #Sizzix #DistressGlitter #TimHoltz

It’s official, I’ve “caught” the Halloween spirit.  Today I have some Tricks to share with you on how to create this Trick or Treat wand.  You can create this project for one of your little goblins or to add to your Halloween home decor it’s simple to create with a few Sizzix Die Cuts, Distress […]

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Ranger Ink Storage Tags

by Amy Bowerman

Ranger Ink Storage Tags | @PluckingDaisy

Hey there!  I’m happy to report that Metallic Distress Paints have finally arrived at studio Plucking Daisies!  I know I’ve been gushing about Distress Paints as of late and the Metallics are no exception.  I was already head over heels in love with the current line of Distress Paints and had no problem making room […]

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Elf on the shelf gets crafty | @PluckingDaisy #holiday #papercraft #sizzix #RangerInk #ElfOnTheShelf

Hi!  I’m Elmer the elf and I’m so happy to be guest posting on Plucking Daisies today!  I’ll be sharing a tutorial on how to make a Christmas Tag with all kinds of fun products from Ranger Ink!  I love sharing almost as much as smiling, because smiling is my favorite! Amy got a package […]

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The Octopode Factory Book Cover

Happy Friday!  It has been one heck of a week here in my little corner of the world.  Inspiration has struck in every direction it seems and my hands can barely keep up with my brain continually pumping out ideas for new creations.  This week at TOFF our challenge is “Anything Goes”.  I can’t resist […]

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Alice in wonderland Garden Art Flamingo

Wow! I cannot believe we are nearing the end of March.  My how time flies!  We have had an unseasonably mild winter here on the East Coast which you won’t find me complaining about.  It has been so warm that my flowers were fooled into thinking it was time for spring by the end of […]

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Alice in Wonderland Dresser part 7

Happy Friday Friends!  I sure am happy it’s Friday…how about you?  We have another fun challenge at TOFF this week…”Cake”.  For my project I have completed another drawer on the Alice in Wonderland Dresser.  This is the 7th installment in this ongoing up-cycling project….can you say Lucky number 7?  I’ve been waiting for the right […]

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Alice in Wonderland Dresser part 4

TGIF!!  Horray!  It’s FRIDAY and you know what that means…it’s time for another challenge at TOFF!  This week our theme is Cats and Dogs.  Ironically it is “Raining Cat’s and Dogs” today in my little corner of the world.  I considered creating something about the old saying “Raining Cats and Dogs” but since I’ve gotten […]

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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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