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Sunday, February 24, 2008

Big news

Ok, as I promised here is my big news. You know I mentioned a Magazine opportunity awhile back. Well here's the whole story. I rec'd this email in January I've removed some specific information to keep the surprise.

"I just spoke with .... from Country Home Magazine and they are putting together a new page with reader's projects inspired by the magazine. I noticed... you recreated the ?????. If you are interested in forwarding a photo to them along with a short note about how you were inspired or whatever, there is a good chance they would run it in this April's magazine."

Well I got the photo to them, no easy task mind you, and I got this email on Friday.

"Yeah!!!! Your ... photo is running in April! I just got the confirmation from CH. I kinda thought it would be...but you just never know what can happen last minute."

So look for a robojunker project in the April issue of Country home. As stated above it is a copy of a project I saw in the magazine. I'm so excited.

Now for my weekend.
I had lots to do in the metroplex, but one of my main things was to stop by The Red Shed Girls sale, visit and of course, pick up some junk. I got to meet the 2 Michelle's and saw Valorie of course. I picked up this great rusty fire engine

Here is some more eye-candy from their sale.





I just loved their displays. That is something I really need to work on with my booth.

Here is Valorie working her little patootie off.
I'm so glad I was able to fit this into my weekend, it was fun to see other junkers succeeding at their first love, JUNK.
Margo

13 comments:

vintage sue of VRS said...

WOW! I am soooo proud of you! Can't wait for the magazine... Things are decidedly going your way of late!

XOX

P.S. Can you change your link to me on your "typelist" or whatever it's called to Vintage Rescue Squad? Someone else has started a blog called Vintage Sue (which I'm fine with), but I want my business' name out there! Thanks!

Herbgirl said...

What an amazing thing.....to be in a magazine!!!! Congrats and can't wait to see the issue to see what project made it.

Anonymous said...

congrats margo! how wonderful to be recognized for your talents in a national magazine!! i enjoyed meeting and chatting with you on saturday at the red shed. thanks for the kind words about our sale. michele jones www.redshedonline.com

Rosemary said...

Congrats Margo!!
I can't wait to see the April issue.
How exciting for you.
Love your fire truck. Looks like you girls were having a great time.
Have a great week.
Rosemary

TinaTx said...

WTG! Congrats! Can't wait for the April issue to get here.
Some great stuff you got over the weekend!

Vee ~ A Haven for Vee said...

Fantastic! How exciting for you and for all of us who read your blog!

Sand Flat Farm said...

I'm excited for you, Margo! I'll be looking forward to the Mag coming out!

Thanks for your sympathy about my breakin. I'm just SO angry right now, but I found some of Mom's dishes on Replacements.com and Robbinsnet.com. That'll help altho it won't be the originals. Haven't found my grandmother's yet. Still looking. I know with time, it'll be okay, but I'm trying to deal with my anger and loss right now. You bet we're getting a security system! THIS WEEK! take care- Vickie

bec4 said...

Way to go Margo! I also love this week's project--now if I could just find me an old radio!

Joy said...

Margo that is so great! Can't wait to see it in print! :)

Sher said...

Margo, I'm so excited for you and proud of you!!! That is simply AWESOME!

Hollie Allen said...

I am soooo happy for you! I can't wait for my April issue to arrive.

You deserve to be recognized, you're such an inspiration!

God Bless

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage said...

Margo ~ Yay !!! that is wonderful and exciting news !
I can't wait until April to see you in print ~
xoxo,
Lori

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

You are so lucky that you got to go to the Red Shed sale. I so wanted to go but seem to always have things come up, maybe next time. And...big huge congradulations to you for making the magazine, how fabulous!!

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