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Tammy Gilley
Pacific Northwest
A one-woman circus.
Interests: doodling, noodling, brewing, stewing, digging, laughing
Recent Activity
Totally going to alter my two trench coats. Cute!
This is awesome, Jenny. xo
Fun, fun, fun!
Posted Jan 29, 2011 at Tammy Gilley Studios
I find myself in need of a little break. Time to re-group, re-juice, re-organize. So, I'm going to take a bit of a sabattical, only a week or so. In the meantime, I'll leave you with one of my favorite... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2011 at Tammy Gilley Studios
I've never been one to make resolutions at the beginning of the new year. It just seems to be a vehicle to set myself up for failure. Grand ideas. Drastic changes. Immediate dismissal of all bad habits, to be replaced... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2011 at Tammy Gilley Studios
It's a tradition. Every Christmas. Baking a yule log. To be precise, baking Julia Child's Buche de Noel. Oui. Tres bien!! I may have mentioned this before, but I'm a Franco-fanatic. It's French? Oui, je t'aime. I love it. Automatically.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
What a thrill! In my mailbox was a bubble envelope. Heavy. Felt like a book. When I opened it, and pulled out two books, I did a little happy dance. Because, hello? Mary Engelbreit? Come on! And then, I thought,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
Err....I mean winner. I've drawn names from the comments submitted on Handmade Wednesday (thanks again, everyone, for joining in the fun), and the winners are: $25 Gift Certificate to my Etsy shop: bonnierose Mini-print: Judi R Boxed Notes: Wanda Contreras... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
This is one of my favorite YouTube videos from a few years ago. Gets me right into the Christmas spirit. (Along with a plateful of cookies and a mug of hot buttered rum!) Thanks for coming by yesterday for Handmade... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
How fun! Thanks for sharing part of your day with me! Hope you've got your fuzzy pink slippers on and have made yourself a cup of cocoa. Cozy in, and let's make something together. Are these fun, or what??!! Kissing... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
...until Handmade Wednesday! I am just giddy with excitement!! This is just a little for our Have-Yourself-a-Crafty-Little-Christmas-Craft-Project. See you tomorrow!! Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
Busybusybusy. Lots of tricks up my sleeve! Everything at my Etsy shop is 20% off on Handmade Wednesday (get the coupon code for your discount by signing up tonight for my e-newsletter). I'm working on a very crafty Christmas project... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
Only 6 days until Handmade Wednesday! I'm so excited!! I've been busybusybusy in the studio, finalizing plans, taking photos, and sprucing the place up a bit for all of my visitors. We've had such rainy weather this week, photography has... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
So, yes, I know it's Thursday. But I'm planning a very special event: Handmade Wednesday. You see, I missed Black Friday...and Cyber Monday. But, they're really not my gig, anyway. Something cozier. Something craftier. Something more friendly. Less crowds. Ta... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
Check this out: I would have loved to have been in Macy's when this happened, wouldn't you? As I watched this video for about the 87th time, I really looked at the faces of the people in the crowd. They... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
I was able to squeeze in some studio tonight, between Handmade NW shows up at OHSU. It's been nice to be in here, re-acquainting myself with my art journal and some markers. Simple doodles, but blissfully satisfying. I've begun to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving: the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. I watch it every year. Without. Fail. So, cuddle up to a kid (real or grown-up), have a cuppa cuppa with a little nip (make mine Bailey's, please)... Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
I thought you might like to see my little set up at these holiday art fairs. After two in one weekend, I've sort of got this down to a science now. And I'm really having fun! I love talking to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
I took Maude the Pod to my sister's house yesterday and swapped for The Iron Maiden (okay, how much do you LOVE that name for a silver grocery-getter?!). The Maiden and I are all loaded up, and ready for the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
It's Show Week! The first two of six holiday art fairs begin on Friday! I've been up since 4am. Really, since 3:25am if you count the time from when I woke up from a dead sleep and couldn't shut my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
Am headed to the beach this weekend with my girlfriend Christine. It's our annual Birthday Beach Bash. We leave our families home and take off for two days of crafting, wine-drinking, chocolate-eating, and chit-chatting. It's one of my favorite weekends... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
I made myself a few little affirmation cards. Encouraging words to keep me going. I love them. I had this box of artist trading cards made from watercolor paper. And I'm always writing down little quotes and phrases on sticky... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios
Well, this has become a familiar site lately, hasn't it? A mug full of coffee, brightly painted canvas, and a messy workspace. I promise to become more diverse after the holiday show season gets underway. But right now? This is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2010 at Tammy Gilley Studios