Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Me in a magazine




I just got the fall issue of Green Craft Magazine, I'm in it!

It's kinda a funny story....maybe.
Last Christmas a local news paper was looking for
people who had creative gift wrapping ideas.
A friend gave the reporter my name.
I laughed big time...I couldn't wrap a gift to save my soul.
I'm a gift bag girl all the way!

But I always have ideas so I told the reporter I would come up with something.
It was the week before Christmas and I worked hard on three ideas.
A photographer came to my house.
The news article ran two days before Christmas.
There was a large WORST UNFLATTERING picture
of me bent over painting news paper and
one REALLY small picture of one thing I made.

I was so mad !!!
I spent hours making stuff for the article...
it was the height of the Christmas season..
a busy time of year!


I have been kicking around the idea of sending the
reporter a copy of the magazine....

I kinda see it as lemons to lemonade,
so I better let it be.


Remember a few months back when I unsuccessfully tried
to make some of my artwork my blog background? It was purple blocks.
Well it was this purple wrapping paper I tried to use as a background.
Looks better in the magazine!





8 comments:

  1. Congratulations on getting your article in the magazine. I will tell my wife about it since she does buy that magazine.

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  2. Congratulations back at you Jill!. The parcels look great! I try not to buy wrapping paper, and collect pieces of it all year long in hopes that I don't have to buy it at Christmas time. It doesn't always work that way, but I am trying.

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  3. Brilliant news Jill. Very eye-catching idea. It is a good feeling that someone likes your work that much to publish it.
    xx

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  4. Yeah!!!! You should be in every issue with what you do. You go girl! xox

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  5. Wonderful story Jill!!! It always seems to happen like that! Lol!!! Well a BIG congratulations to you for taking an idea and continuing to keep it going! Love your ideas!!! :)

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  6. congrats on the article. (dumb newspaper!) love that purple package

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  7. Jill, I read the article and loved it. So much of your personality comes through and that makes for a fun read!!!!

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