Photo-Ops | Guest Post by Ann-Marie Espinoza

Amy Tangerine | Photo by Ann-Marie Espinoza

One of the best parts about working with Amy these past couple of years has been her willingness to let me photograph so much of her life. Today I thought it would be fun to share some of favorite moments that we’ve been able to capture thus far! We documented her ever-growing bump: Which later turned into her ever-growing baby Jack: We rounded up the […]

Using gesso and watercolors with Olennka

Amy Tangerine watercolor project by Olennka

This is an awesome tutorial post by Design Team member, Olennka. Enjoy! Here’s very simple step by step tutorial for quick LO with using some medias as gesso and watercolors. List of supplies : 1. Amy Tangerine patterned papers (I used Peer, Twosome and Duet) 2. White gesso and watercolors (I used Maimeri White Gesso and liquid watercolors Ecolines), water and brushes, plastic card or […]

Hello Darling

cathy vee visits amy tangerine

Design Team member, Cathy was in Los Angeles yesterday, and we had the pleasure of a little visit. Hope you enjoy her post! Hey everyone! Cathy here and I’m going to show you a super easy page I created with just some simple embellishments from Plus One! First I grabbed “Match”, I just love the watercolor looking background! It pretty much goes with anything! I […]

Hiring a Creative Assistant!

want to work with amy tangerine?

There are some exciting projects in the works and I am looking for a creative assistant to come into the Los Angeles studio 2 days a week. If you’re creative, eager to learn, resourceful, detail oriented, and highly organized with a love for scrapbooking and paper, then this might be for you. Tasks may include content creation, expansion and promotion of the online shop, and […]

Repurposed Book Journals

Repurposed Book Journals | Amy Tangerine

  Our collection of journals is growing. JC uses them daily for work notes, and I tend to “save” mine by only writing in them randomly. But seeing that it’s a new month, and the beginning of the second half of the year, seems to be the perfect time for a mid-year resolution. I am going to take notes, add clippings and random bits in […]

Recent + Upcoming Classes


Recently I had the pleasure of teaching at a huge store called Hannah’s Home Accents in Antioch, IL. It’s always so neat connecting and creating with such awesome people. Thanks for having me, Dana! And thanks to everyone who joined in as well. You all are awesome and inspired me to sign stuff using watercolors! I’ll be making a quick trip up to Berkeley on […]

SC Penny Arcade Kits

Amy Tangerine | Studio Calico Penny Arcade

So I have a ton to share today – including the new addition to the studio right by the door – the world map cut out of vinyl using my Silhouette. I was a bit nervous while applying the vinyl to the wall, but think it turned out quite lovely. And it was so easy. I used this Penny Arcade digital file and converted the […]

endings & beginnings


If you read this blog mainly for scrapbooking posts, then chances are you’ve already heard the sad news that after 15 years, Two Peas in a Bucket is closing. I started scrapbooking in 2007 mainly as a therapeutic creative outlet. Two Peas was one of the first places I learned all about products, what the initials DD, DH, and DT stood for (dear daughter, dear […]

Penny Arcade sneaks!


Here’s a look at some of what I created with Studio Calico‘s Penny Arcade kits. They go on sale to subscribers at noon EST on June 27 and everyone else at midnight. I have to say that I really enjoyed creating with these kits – the colors and whimsical feel really inspired me.I designed a stamp set for the Spun Sugar Add-On, which I am so […]