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Trinity Flower Hair Clips

by Amy Bowerman

Trinity Flower Hair Clips | Pluckingdaisies.com #EileenHull #Sizzix

I have been as busy as a bee working on new paper flower designs with the Trinity Flower Sizzix Die from Eileen Hull’s Picket fence collection.  Today I’m sharing my latest paper flower hair clip designs.  I love working with the Trinity flower and it looks oh so pretty in pink! I’m finally going to […]

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How to Dye and Decorate Bottle Brush Trees | Pluckingdaisies.com

I’ve been crushing on bottle brush trees lately.  After oooing and ahhing over gorgeous trees seen around the web I made it my mission to make some bottle brush trees of my own.  On my most recent trip to the Dollar store I found bottle brush trees ready and waiting to be altered.  Today I’m […]

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How to Make a Pennant Banner | @PluckingDaisy #DCWV #RangerInk #Tutorial

My friend Johnnie recently posted an awesome roundup of Bunting, and Pennant Banner crafts.  When I saw it I said to myself “Hey I’ve made a few Pennant Banners in my day!”  You know what I haven’t made though?  A tutorial.  That just isn’t helpful is it?  I like to be helpful.  Today I’m going […]

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How to Make Fall Flowers

by Amy Bowerman

How to Make Fall Flowers | Pluckingdaisies.com #Fall #Flowers #RangerInk #Tutorial

As you all know I love to make flowers.  I am known for my die cut flower arrangements.  Don’t get me wrong I love creating die cut flowers but they can be time consuming and tedious.  As of late I have been searching for easier methods to create beautiful flower arrangements that go beyond the […]

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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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Neapolitan Paper Flowers

by Amy Bowerman

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I LOVE making paper flowers!  In fact paper flowers are pretty much the reason I got into blogging in the first place.  A few years ago I needed a cheer up gift for a friend whose Mother had passed away.  She was a lover of flowers and I wanted to make something that would honor […]

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Octopode Factory Button Bracelet

Happy Friday to all!  It’s time for another challenge at TOFF.  This weeks challenge features one of my FAVORITE things…Stars!  It’s no secret that I am a lover of stars I have many of them permanently inked on my body and often get asked “Whats with all the stars?”  My reply is simple, “They remind […]

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Octopode Factory parakeet bird cage

I have been in the studio working non stop!  Without further ado I bring you my latest creation for the Octopode Factory!  This week at TOFF our challenge is “Things with Wings”.  I have a bit of a bird fetish so naturally I had to do something involving feathered friends.  I apologize in advance for […]

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Fall Paper Flowers for Hair

by Amy Bowerman

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For the past few days I’ve been kicking around  new design ideas for my paper flower hair clips.  A local boutique here in CT has ordered half a dozen from me and the owner specified “fall” colors.  I must admit I was a bit stumped on how to work in the fall colors into my […]

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Baby Shower Centerpieces

by Amy Bowerman

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Wow! I have had baby on the brain for the past month now with all the work I have done for my sister’s baby shower!  I hope I don’t get the baby shower blues now that it’s all over :)  I promise to post pics of the shower soon.  My hard work definitely paid off […]

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