Thursday, October 28, 2010

Michelle Perkett Studio Magnificent Mermaid!

Welcome to Magnificent Mermaid Thursday here at Michelle Perkett Studio, 
today I'd like to introduce you to Tammy!

I have been married to a wonderful man for 20 yrs!   We have 1 dog (Quinn) and 1 cat (Meadow)
I live in Colorado...and we love to hike, cross country ski and go camping.  We enjoy anything outdoors and anything to keep us healthy!  

I don't work anymore...but had been in the Travel Industry for 19 years.  The first 8 years I worked as an leisure travel agent.  Air, hotels, cars, cruises, trains, name it I booked it!! I even booked a couple of safaris!  Then the last 11 years I worked as a government contractor and arranged  Domestic and International corporate travel!  

My favorite embellishment is buttons...I love buttons and I have a ton.  I started collecting them when I was a teen and doing a lot of sewing.

It's so hard to pick!  I think it would be a tie between Cutie Patootie and the Amore Fairy!   I have colored each one several times..I love these images! 

My stamping style is a little on the Clean and Simple side.  I want the image to be the main focus of each card.

My favorite part of stamping is coloring or watercoloring!  I find it extremely therapeutic and It's helped me so much!!. Because I have been living off and on with Cancer for many years.  This time around I'm very happy to say that I have been in remission... for 2 years, 2 months and 8 days-YEAH!  ...and that's also about the same time I started stamping!   I've always been crafty...sewing, quilting, jewelry making...but by far I think stamping and card making is the best therapy ever! 

I'm not working on any non-card projects at this time.  The few cards a week that I complete keeps me very busy. 

I have not been published ....I've never submitted a card for publication.  I would love to give it a try sometime! 

My new love and coloring medium is Copics!   I feel like a little girl when I have all of my markers out on the craft table!  Trying to pick the perfect color combo is so fun!   

I think my blog is also a very Clean and Simple blog.  Only cards and a few pictures of my fur babies are on it now.   

 I hope you enjoyed getting to know Tammy a little better as much as I have!  If you'd like to see more of her beautiful art work please stop by her blog My Craft Central, thanks for sharing with us Tammy!

I'd also like to remind you that there are a couple of days left to enter into our Autumn Leaves challenge here


  1. Beautiful card and it's so nice to learn more about your and your life! What was your favorite place that you've traveled to? Just curious... :)

  2. Your card is beautiful! It is great to get to know you better and am so happy you have been in remission!

  3. Tammy, how nice to read all about your wonderful life and that you have been in remission for so long! Awesome!!:) I love Colorado, you are so lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the country! We love all of your gorgeous and colorful creations and are happy to know you even better now! Thank you for sharing, Tammy! And thank you to Jan for another fun Magnificent Mermaid interview!!:)

  4. Great to find out more about you Tammy, your cards are always so beautiful and this one is stunning. I'm pleased you are keeping well and in remission
    Claire xx

  5. Tammy, you are wondergul lady So good to learb more agout you. Your card is beautigul~

  6. Good morning ladies! Thank you for your sweet comments, I truly appreciate them! Jan Thank you for a wonderful post! Andrea I have two favorite places...Bermuda and St. John in the Virgin Islands!!
    Hugs, Tammy