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Fathers Guest Designer: Tami Brundage

Guest Designer of the Week

Our Fathers Guest Designer is the amazingly talented Tami Brundage! (Blog: Tami Brundage | Instagram: @tamibrundage | Facebook: Butterfly Kiss Photography)

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Short bio: Tami Brundage is a dreamer. Besides being a professional photographer, she enjoys finding vintage treasures, cooking healthy local food, organic gardening, the smell of fresh cut grass, road trips, running bare foot, the beach, salted caramel anything, paper crafting, and sing-a-long music. If she had to pick a theme song to her life it would be “Wildflowers” by Tom Petty. She raises a small flock of backyard chickens in the suburbs of Washington state, but would love to live on a farm someday (soon!). In the meantime she enjoys finding ways to simplify her life with her husband and two children, Avery and Sawyer.

How did you get started scrapbooking? I have been scrapbooking in some form since high school, but after my daughter was born I came across Studio Calico on a photography blog and dived head first back in!

What is your favorite American Crafts product? Hands down it is Thickers! I just love all the different textures and fonts they come in and the dimension they add to my projects.

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FATHERS DAY 13 by Tami Brundage
 
I chose bright colors, including pink, to peek out behind this picture of my husband and son. Its ok to use more feminine colors for a layout about dad, especially if it fits the mood of the photo or story you are scrapbooking.
 
Supplies: Eric burlap (53460) thickers, Dear Lizzy veneer set icons phrases (366781) – wood veneer, pennant banner (366657) – DIY Shop, love notes (366764) – Day Dreamer, four square (366742) – Day Dreamer, hopscotch (366743) – Day Dreamer, jump rope (366753) – Day Dreamer, pockets with inserts (366790) – Dear Lizzy, light burlap bows (366626) – DIY Shop
 
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HAND IN HAND by Tami Brundage
 
I created circles of various sizes with my punches to compliment the circle wood veneer pieces. I also customized my Thickers with white gesso for a different look.
 
Supplies: #sunnydays (366947) – #summer, Niki Riki cricket glitter (366960) – thickers, love notes (366764) – Day Dreamer, four square (366742) – Day Dreamer, hopscotch (366743) – Day Dreamer, Bike Ride (366751) – Day Dreamer, pennant banner (366657) – DIY Shop, Dear Lizzy veneer set icons phrases (366781) – wood veneer, Dear Lizzy Clothespins (366787) – wooden clothespins, white gesso
 
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I LOVE YOU MORE THAN ICE CREAM CARD by Tami Brundage
 
Cut out journal card papers work great for making simple cards! Just sew down to a card base, add a title and viola!
 
Supplies: #sunnydays (366947) – #summer, Niki Riki cricket glitter (366960) – thickers
 
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CAMPERS by Tami Brundage
 
To create this layout I alternated pennant banner flags to cover my background and painted on some white gesso before sewing down to my cardstock. I accented my design with patterned paper that had colors pulled from the picture.
 
Supplies: pennant banner (366657) – DIY Shop, #smile (366952) – #summer, Dear Lizzy veneer set icons phrases (366781) – wood veneer, Eric burlap (53460) thickers, bits #sunscreen (366971) – die cut, pockets with inserts (366790) – Dear Lizzy, white gesso, mist
 
Make sure to Tami's blog: Tami Brundage | Instagram: @tamibrundage | Facebook: Butterfly Kiss Photography!