teenytinytantrums' Profile

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I like coffee and creativity and needed more of it in my life, in between the mommying and cooking. I wanted to be with my kids as much as possible and also teach them how important self expression and artistic diy really is. Teeny tiny tantrums was born of that desire back in 2006. I was painting daily but couldn't bear to part with my artwork, one thing led to another and I decided to revive my old love of pinback buttons. I collected them as a child, all starting at age 7 with a Tiffany pin my cousin brought me from a concert I wasn't allowed to attend. Pins led to pocket mirrors, because of course they do. Now here I am years later, whizzing with cross stitch obsession! A throwback to an enlightening high school Home Ec class and the plastic canvas ornaments I made with my grandma for the holidays. I had forgotten what it was like to use thread to create art and it's all I can even think about these days! I'm a huge lover…

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  • Female
  • Born on June 7
  • Joined November 1, 2006

Favorite materials

fabric, thread, hoops, pinback buttons, pocket mirrors

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teenytinytantrums
modern cross stitch hoop art

About

I like coffee and creativity and needed more of it in my life, in between the mommying and cooking. I wanted to be with my kids as much as possible and also teach them how important self expression and artistic diy really is. Teeny tiny tantrums was born of that desire back in 2006. I was painting daily but couldn't bear to part with my artwork, one thing led to another and I decided to revive my old love of pinback buttons. I collected them as a child, all starting at age 7 with a Tiffany pin my cousin brought me from a concert I wasn't allowed to attend. Pins led to pocket mirrors, because of course they do. Now here I am years later, whizzing with cross stitch obsession! A throwback to an enlightening high school Home Ec class and the plastic canvas ornaments I made with my grandma for the holidays. I had forgotten what it was like to use thread to create art and it's all I can even think about these days! I'm a huge lover of vintage everything, so putting a modern spin on such a traditional art form hits all the right notes with me. I'm looking forward to expanding in lots of new directions, as ideas are just spinning out of me as fast as I can stitch.

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