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12 tags of 2013 September "I

Hello my darling readers!  I made a major discovery today while dealing with the dreaded “Craft Fail”.  Today I discovered through expletives too fierce for Plucking Daisies (We try to keep it clean here :)) and gritted teeth that the best way to cope with a project gone wrong is to create a new project […]

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Easter Bunny Tag

by Amy Bowerman

Easter Bunny Tag | @PluckingDaisy #TimHoltz #12TagsOf2013 #Sizzix #RangerInk

Hello friends!  I’m back with another Bunny loving “tail” inspired by Tim Holt’s 12 Tags of 2013!  Tim’s March Tag techniques are sure to inspire you so hop on over to Tim’s blog for all the de-”tails”!  I created this Easter Bunny tag by following Tim’s technique with a few modifications of my own. What […]

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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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Alice in Wonderland Character Tags | @PluckingDaisy #RangerInk #Sizzix #TimHoltz #12Tags2013

Hooray February is here!   Punxsutawney Phil has predicted an early spring which is exciting but not nearly as exciting as the new technique for Tim Holtz’s 12 Tags of 2013!  One of my goals this year was to take part in Tim’s 12 Tags and I must say I am in LOVE with the […]

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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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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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Altered Book Page

After a weeks worth of YouTube videos, checking back on lessons from Creative Chemistry 101, and of course working through Compendium of Curiosities 2 at Studio L3 I have completed the first page in my Altered Book project.  I’ve never altered a book before but man am I in LOVE with this art form!  i […]

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How to Alter a Book Cover

by Amy Bowerman

Altered Book Adhering Images

I found an old Mother Goose book at the thrift store the other day.  I’ve always wanted to alter a book and create a new story within its pages.  I like to start at the beginning of every story.  The beginning of this story begins with the cover.  Come along with me and I will […]

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Alice in Wonderland Dresser

by Amy Bowerman

Alice in Wonderland Dresser with Looking Glass

I could hardly sleep last night because I am so excited to share my latest work on The Alice in Wonderland dresser!  This project has been 9 months in the making.  Truth be told, it is still not finished but the end is near.  I must admit I don’t know quite what I will do […]

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Perfect Distress Tag

by Amy Bowerman

Creative Chemistry Perfect Distress

I’m late to the party as usual!  No really I am…I’m one of those people who is told to show up an hour before an event starts so I make it on time.  So yet again…posting my creation to the Creative Chemistry gallery a few hours before it closes is no exception.  Without further ado […]

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