Tammy has been an active crafter for most of her life but she has found scrapbooking to be her true passion for the past eight years. Initially she resisted the urge because she knew she would be hooked once she did, she’s been addicted since her first layout. She especially loves all the wonderful designs and textures of patterned papers and mixed media art and gains inspiration from both.
On a personal note, Tammy is employed as a nurse executive for a small hospital in her town. She is married to a wonderful man named Dave who totally supports her scrapbooking obsession, although rolls his eyes as each new box shows up on the door step. He has built her a scrapbooking room which she covets. She has three boys; Jaron- 25, Tanner-19, and Gabriel-8. The age difference in her children keeps her busy and she knows she won’t go through the “empty nest syndrome” any time soon.
Nicole started scrapbooking shortly after her first son was born in 2002. She wanted a way to document his milestones and all the baby books she found weren’t exactly what she wanted. Since then scrapbooking has become a love and passion that she can’t imagine not having in her life.
Nicole jumped into the publishing scene in 2003. Her work has been seen in Cantata Boooks, Scrapbook Trends, Cards, Simply Handmade, Blue Media, Leisure Arts, and Memory Makers Magazine, even winning the title of Memory Makers Master in 2007. She has worked for several scrapbook manufacturers: Imaginisce, Dream Street, Momenta, and TaDa Creative Studios.
Nicole resides in Utah with her husband Brandon and two sons Wesley (9) and Thomas (8 months). She stays very busy with work and trying to keep up with her boys and all the things that come along with motherhood. When she isn’t scrapbooking she can most likely be found spending time with her family, reading, crocheting, or even sneaking in a much needed nap.