Designer of the Week - Painted Patooties

This week get to know Tammy of Painted Patooties.

She lives on Long Island's East End (New York) with her husband and two kids, daughter Skyler, 7 and son Hunter, 5. .

See Tammy's current eBay auctions: Painted Patooties.

JM: Tammy, when did your interest in painting start?

TAMMY: I always loved art. My oldest memory of creating was when I was around the age of 3.. I designed a doll "Chrystal Clean" LMBO out of paper, I just loved her! I graduated from College with a BA in Fine Arts and Elementary Ed, with that I pursued a career in teaching.

JM: Are there other artists that inspire you??

TAMMY:YES, I am very inspired by Children's Books. I especially love Eric Carle.

JM: When did you start selling your designs on eBay and do you sell anywhere else besides eBay?

TAMMY: I started selling my art on eBay a few years after I left my career as a teacher to be a stay at home mommy, It really helped fill the need to create and the extra income was a plus! I also sell my art and painted apparel in other online boutiques.

JM: Do you remember the first item you sold on eBay?

TAMMY: Yes, It was a painting, I think it sold under $5 but I was so happy to actually sell something!

JM: Where did come up with your name?

TAMMY:I wanted something cute and catchy, it seemed to work!

JM: Do you belong to any boutique group?

TAMMY: I just recently became groupless. I am looking to join a group again, I am looking for the perfect fit and enjoying guesting with many groups for the time being.

JM: What are your favorite thing to paint?

TAMMY: Princesses, I just love painting anything girly.

JM: If you could learn some new skills, what would they be?

TAMMY: I would LOVE to learn to sew. I am always blown away be the extreme talent I see on ebay.

JM: If you could travel anywhere, where would that be?

TAMMY: I would love to see Europe!

JM: What other things do you enjoy besides painting?

TAMMY: I enjoy photography, gardening and decorating.

JM: Anything else you would like to add?

TAMMY: I would like to thank Journal Modiste! I am honored to be chosen as the featured designer for the week:)

Do you have a question that you are dying to ask Tammy? Comment about something she said or designed? Post it here and she will answer it!

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Tanya xoxotova | Sunday, January 28, 2007 3:33 PM | flag
We love you Tammy! xoxo's congrats on the feature xoxotanya

| Sunday, January 28, 2007 7:36 AM | flag
Thank you so much:) You girls are the best!(HUGS) Tammy

Alina (A*Pink*Daisy) | Sunday, January 28, 2007 5:20 AM | flag
Tammy, It's so well derserved, You are so talented and a super kind person. Congrats to you!!!

Kristin ( Rylie*s_Raggs) | Tuesday, January 23, 2007 12:31 PM | flag
My daughter has a wardrobe full of Tammy's jeans! We absolutely love them! Each pair is made with so much love!!! We also have one of her awesome princess paintings! Even though Rylie has never met Tammy she calls her my Aunt Tammy!!! You will NEVER be disappointed with anything you recieve from Tammy- it all ROCKS!!!

| Tuesday, January 23, 2007 9:52 AM | flag
You go girl! Big hugs your way! Congrats! Barbara :)

Christine (genmarie) | Tuesday, January 23, 2007 5:16 AM | flag
Hey Tammy! Congrats! I had no idea you lived here on LI. I live in East Islip. Did you make the artwork on your business card? I would love to pay you to do one for me. LMK Christine

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