I am a lifelong artist and crafter. I grew up in a home full of arts and crafts supplies with very creative parents. I love all types of crafts but find my true crafting passion in papercrafts, ribbonwork, and sewing. I love to combine elements of all three into my projects.

I have been an instructor and project designer in the papercraft/scrapbook industry since 2005. I have been fortunate to work for many top manufacturers including: Sizzix, Tim Holtz, Ranger Ink, BasicGrey, Pink Paislee, and Therm O Web. My projects have been published in several books, magazines, and product catalogs and have been featured on television. I teach technique based classes at stores, conventions, and online. I am an active blogger, blogging on both my own blog (tammytutterow.com) and on the Sizzix blog (Sizzixblog.blogspot.com). I am also the Design Team and Community Manager for Sizzix.

When I am not creating, I am a wife and mother of three who loves anything and everything shabby, chippy, and vintage. I love to scour flea markets for old treasures. I am also a fair weather gardener so if the spring breezes are blowing, you will probably find me playing in the dirt in my flower garden.


FTC Notice: I am blessed to work in an industry I love. As a project designer and instructor I am often given products to work with. Some of the products I work with have been given to me by companies I design for or sold to me at a discounted rate. While this in no way controls my content (I only use and blog what I love) the government says I have to tell you that I might have gotten some things for free.

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Photo credit: Stacy Lee Smith Photography