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Happy Life - Crafty Wife (Tamara)
Tehachapi CA
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Have you seen my NEW blogsite? You're missing out! I love my new bloggy home! Please visit and update those book marks! Once you're there click on 'crafty blog' and that is where you will find all my goodies and an informational post on how to browse my new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
.... That I can smash on your furniture and carpet!" That's exactly what Play-Doh is! Not only does it smell cruddy, it's a total pain to get out of the carpet. My kids love the stuff, but someone ALWAYS gets it smushed somewhere. I always tell them to stay on... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
And instead of washing dishes or doing the two loads of laundry waiting for me, I find something to craft instead! Don't judge me.. you know you all do the same thing! For what it's worth, I did try to do something with the kiddos, but they were watching a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Hey all! Tombo so nicely sent us Echo Park designers some adhesive to try out! I have honestly never heard of Tombo products until recently! I was actually really surprised at how well the Mono adhesive power bond worked! I was able to create this 3D backpack easily and it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
I've been searching for some awesome Halloween paper and came across My Mind's Eye's new Mischievous line! Holy cuteness! I will need a few of these kits, for sure. I've been stocking up on Apothecary from Echo Park and I needed some new stuff so everything won't look the same,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Welcome to The Twinery blog hop! How fun is this?! We are so glad you could join us for our 1st Anniversary Celebration blog hop with.... The Twinery AND.. Echo Park Papers. I sure hope you are finding some awesome inspiration along the way! Read through this post to find... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Yes.. I know.. I am bummed too :( I just wasn't able to get everything done that I had planned and with surgery happening right in the middle of my blogiversary week (the 10th), and all the appointments I have prior to it (got yet another tomorrow.. and none of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
This will be short... I just wanted to share! I posted on Facebook the other day that I got my awesome magnetic twist trimmer, but ordered the wrong sized cutting mat! Well, I got the larger cutting mat today! I decided to do some test cuts to see how I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
As most of you know, I created a pretty cool witches hat giftbox for Echo park's CHA summer 2011 booth! It got GREAT feedback and I figured that I would get this tutorial done for you all so you can try to make it yourselves! It's a lot of fun... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Hello, friends! You might have seen on my Facebook Page that I got the Sew Easy recently.. as in.. all of it, lol! (I had a feeling I would love it!) Here's the loot! Look at all those pretty colors! I was finally able to open it all up and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Today is the day I get to share my CHA Echo Park booth projects with you all! Yes, I have been talking about it a lot on my FACEBOOK PAGE and now I can stop yappin' about it and actually show you all! After I tell you all a little... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
It's Christmas in July week at Paper Dolls! I stayed with quick and simple for this project. I was pressed for time and sometimes simple is good! I've gotten so many comments/emails about my stuff being pretty to look at, but maybe too hard to make, etc. Sooo.. here's an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Hey there bloggy friends! This one's a bit long, but I'm givin' you all the updates about my blogiversary bash, surgery and Echo Park happenings! It sure seems like it's been awhile since I have shared any projects, huh? I have several things started (what else is new?) and I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
That's right, folks! My one year blogiversary is almost here and I want to celebrate! This year of paper crafting has been SO much fun for me! I've met some great friends and have learned so much.. and spent so much money! LOL! Never did I think after a year... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Yes, it's true! This is what my friends and family had been telling me for years! LOL! So, why not join the Paper Issues creative team?! .... They have 'Issues'.. I have issues.. so it just makes sense! I did just that! I'm excited to be working with these 50..... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Are you ready?! Sorry this is a bit late today... Let's get right to it! 1). The winner of the TRENDY TWINE is.... Angela Pollex Lauerman Angela, please contact me at tulahclothing at gmail . com to claim your prize, OR you can post on the Trendy Twine Facebook page... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
I really can't believe how fast this summer.. well, this YEAR is going by! Before I know it, I'm going to be shopping for Christmas presents! I am already short on time to make the decorations I wanted. As soon as I saw the SVG Cuts USA collection, I knew... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Whoo-hoo! Did you all just LOVE that Blog Hop? So fun and so much talent! I appreciate all the sweet comments about my projects/work! You all make me SMILE! I will announce the winners for prizes on Wednesday.. and I am letting people enter my giveaway's until then as well!... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
It's a PAR-TAY!!!!!! Well, people.. it's here! The Summer SVG Shindig! I am the last stop on this party train! If you're here from Ruthie's Blog, than you're in the right spot! If you happen to jump around by accident.. you might miss out on some awesome projects and blog... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Well.. I've got ONE of 'em! lol.. This week at Paper Dolls we are making FLIP FLOP BOXES! How fun! When I saw this file from Eleanor of SVG Shop I was so excited! I LIVE in flip flops in the summer! I'm picky though! They either have to be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
I got a chance to play around with my Silhouette today! I did another fun and simple print and cut project! I am just LOVING this feature! I made this card in less than 30 minutes after everything was cut out! *high five* I am going to do a basic... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Hey there! It's my first video tutorial! Whoo-hoo! LOL! This is the tutorial I did the other day for our Paper Dolls blog, and I thought it would be easier to have a video to watch. I hope you all enjoy it.. I'm not very good at this video thing..... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
On the menu today... escargot and mushrooms! Yummy! :) So, the other night I was pouting because my Silly-butt was being.. a butt! (Silly-butt is what I am calling my Silhouette.. lol) The blade went el' crap-o on me for whatever reason. I was told it's 'faulty'... hmmm.. I think... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
First, let's get down to business! THE GIVEAWAY! I'm so excited to give this crap away! LOL! j/k. Now, let's see who won.. was it you? My toes are crossed for you.. yes, YOU! Don't worry, I had a pedicure recently, so it's not as gross as it sounds.. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife
Update!! STILL not done.. I created the layout and now I don't like the way it looks, LOL! Egh.. I will fix it eventually! I am adding in a new blog design.. so if things get wonky.. it's just me! ;) Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2011 at Happy Life . Crafty Wife