Thursday, May 15, 2014

In Good Company


Last fall I received a lovely email from one of the editors at Artful Blogging asking if I would like to be featured in their spring 2014 issue.  I was on deadline at the time, and had too many things on my plate, so I politely declined and let them know how appreciative I was that they even asked!




Much to my surprise, instead of saying "ok thanks, see ya later," the editor asked if I would consider being in the summer 2014 issue instead as it would give me more time to write my piece.  I immediately said yes, and though I still wonder why the heck they picked me...let's face it there are some truly Artful blogs out there, that blow mine WAY out of the water, I am so thankful they did include me.

When I received my contributor copy a couple of weeks ago, I was tickled to see one of my images on the cover.  If you've read my blog for awhile, then you know how much I LOVE tea, especially the Laduree Marie Antoinette tea I picked up in Paris, so I was thrilled to see that they selected that image for the cover.




The spread inside the magazine didn't disappoint either, and they did a great job of grouping my images together to compliment the story.  I was also super excited to see that Mr. Quinn and Misty Belle made the cut...I wonder if they'll start getting fan mail?! *winks*




I have to say that the Summer 2014 Issue of Artful Blogging is full of beautiful images, talented artisans, and inspiring stories that have introduced me to a whole new group of talented folks I might never have found on my own.  I am in very good company in this issue!

Thank you Artful Blogging and your wonderful staff for letting me be a part of your beautiful publication...I am humbled and appreciative!




The weather here today is beyond gorgeous, and I wish everyday could be just like this!  My neighbor gifted me with some lovely Persian Lilac blossoms and with the windows open and a cool breeze blowing through, my entire house smells divine!!!

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

16 comments:

  1. How exciting! Oh Lilacs... how I miss them. Two weekends ago I bought a big bunch at the farmer's market but now they are gone. Enjoy the beautiful weather!

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  2. Very exciting, Kat! Your photos are so very lovely and it is not a surprise to me that you were selected to participate.

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  3. Congratualtions, Kat! I am not surprised in the least that they were willing to wait for your work.
    xo,
    Phyllis

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  4. Oh wow, congratulations. I am so thrilled for you, such an honor.

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  5. Congratulations- Glad they finally realized what we have known all along... that you're terrific <3

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  6. So glad for you. What an honor, Kat!! But really, I am not surprised!

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  7. Congatulations!!! Such an honor - and your images are worthy, so not really surprising.

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  8. That is a huge honor! Congrats, my friend!! You are very talented in many many ways. Enjoy the weekend ahead - xo

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  9. I just picked up my copy of "Artful Blogging" yesterday and sat down to read the first article. This magazine is my very favorite and they do pick the very best blogs to feature! I was intrigued by your words and photos and had to stop by and visit. I've been skimming older post of yours and your blog is delightful! I'm so glad I found it! Congrats on the magazine article!

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  10. I will have to hunt that one down! It is sometimes hard to find specialty magazines up here, but I am often enough south of the border and will take a look while there. Congratulations!

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  11. OH this looks so beautiful, Kat! I can't wait to see it...of course they would want you!! Congratulations!

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  12. Congratulations! You are the epitome of Artful Blogging! Your photographs and stories are so inspiring and beautiful! I will get my copy as soon as it comes out! Yay you!!

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  13. Kat how wonderful they included you and your amazing photos! I will get the magazine on my next rip to the book store
    You are so very deserving and are most certainly an "Artful Blogger"

    xo kelley

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  14. This is SO awesome! I'm happy for you and hope I can pick up a copy of the magazine! You are so talented my friend! Hugs!

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  15. Congrats dear Kat-- your beautiful photos are most deserving to be featured!! I'm so happy for you-- the cover shots are gorgeous!

    You go girl!

    Vicki

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  16. SO proud of you, yours was the best feature in the magazine!
    XOXO,
    Anne

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