Tuesday, June 3, 2014

I've been published! Woohoo!

Hello, everyone!  I can't believe it - I've been published! Two of my cards appear in the Summer issue of my favourite cardmaking publication - Take Ten Magazine. It's on newsstands now! I'm so excited! It was over a year ago, before I started my blog, that I sent a bundle of cards to Stampington and Company, with a dream that they would publish maybe just one of my cards.  Well, my dream has come true!  I couldn't wait to share the news!

Here's the cover of Take Ten Magazine, where my cards appear on page 73 (top corner) and page 74 (middle):


Here are photos I took before I mailed my cards:

See page 73 of Take Ten Magazine Summer issue

See page 74 of Take Ten Magazine Summer issue

What I love most about Take Ten Magazine is that it features quick and easy cards that can be made in 10 minutes or less.  Here's the lovely badge they sent me:


Thank you for letting me share my excitement!





35 comments:

  1. Owwwww what wonderfull news and so deserved, I am so happy for you. Enjoy your published article, lots of hugs and love and cuddles to Kiwi and Honeydew (I think they need brushing :) ), hugs, Marion

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  2. wonderfull news!
    Congralutions!

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  3. Now that's something to shout about! Huge congratulations!

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  4. Congratulations! That is so cool - love the cards!

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  5. Well done on being published Kitty, it does give you a kick doesn't it. Amazed me that they always ship a copy to you, even over to the UK - that's more than our own magazines here do.

    B x

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  6. WooHoo!!!!! HUGE congrats! What an accomplishment and I love both of these cards! Fantastic!
    Lynn

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  7. Congratulations! well done.
    I am from UK, and when i was in USA quite a few years ago i picked up a copy of Take Ten to bring home with me, and i loved it!! wish we could get it over here!
    Louise x

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  8. Congratulations! I'm not familiar with that magazine - I don't think it is sold in New Zealand. Like the idea of making cards in 10 minutes or less for those times when things are a bit of a rush. Great that you were sent a badge too in recognition.

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  9. Congratulations, you must be so proud, your cards are fabulous.
    Pauline
    x

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  10. I am so excited for you!!! I was just looking at the magazine earlier this week and LOVE your bicycle card! So awesome!!! Congrats!!!

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  11. Woohoo, huge congratulations Kitty, you deserve it, you make gorgeous cards and I love those two!! Here's to the start of your cardmaking fame hehe (although you're already famous to all of us in crafting blogland) XOX Lucy

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  12. That's FABULOUS...congratulations to you!!! How exciting...you're a STAR!!

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  13. Oh my gosh, how freaking exciting!! That's awesome!! Both cards are gorgeous and I see why they were published!! They are fabulous!! Congrats my friend!! You rock!! What an honor!! Have a great evening :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  14. Congrats! Very cool!!! I bet that was a hard secret to keep.

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  15. Congratulations, I am so very happy for you Kitty, so very well deserved, can I have your autograph before you get too famous, LOL..fabulous cards my lovely friend, hugs xxx

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  16. Huge congrats on being published. Your cards are gorgeous.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  17. Congrats!!!!You do awesome work,Beautiful cards!!!

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  18. Congrats to you - way to go - just lovely cards! Enjoy your day!

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  19. Fantastic! Wonderful! So happy for you! I'd like a badge that says, My friend was published!
    Way to go! Mega hugs. Did you video yourself doing the Happy Dance?

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  20. How wonderful KT! It could happen to a nicer person! Congratulations. I have missed visiting you each day, and hope that your move is going well. I'm getting a little stronger each day, and hope to resume my visits more often. In the meantime, thank you for sharing your good news! love, de

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  21. Woo Hoo! WTG you! Congrats on Being published!
    Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog & leave a lovely comment!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  22. Congrats on being published and lovely cards!

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  23. Congrats, those are adorable cards!

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  24. Well first congratulations on being published, what lovely card designs.

    Hugs Diane

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  25. well done, congratulations so proud of you, crafty hugs julie ann x

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  26. Hi hun well done and many congrats your cards are fabulous x thanks so much for dropping by my blog - very much appreciated - have a fab weekend hugs Judith x

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  27. Hi, thanks for the lovely welcome to DeeDee's team, and I'm so looking forward to getting to know you. Wow - on being published. Your cards are lovely, with such a clean crisp design, so I'm not at all surprised you were selected to go in the magazine. That's a big milestone, and you're justly proud of it. Just became your newest follower and thanks for becoming one of mine too. TFS & hugs!

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  28. Congratulations Kitty!! I am so excited for you!! woo hoo you are a celebrity! : ) Your cards are brilliant!! no wonder they selected yours! : )

    Patti

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  29. Congrats Kitty! The cards are lovely and I can see why they were published. Fabulous! I am your newest follower.

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  30. congratualtions on being publishe, the card is gorgeous.

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  31. WELL DONE Kitty. I have read quite of a few of the Take Ten mags (even though they are hard to come by in the UK) and it is a classy mag. Your cards certainly deserve to be published. MANY CONGRATS.
    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  32. congratulations! that is awesome! if I see this mag I will definitely pick it up!

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  33. Kitty congratulations
    I have also a dream that my card will be publised
    but I never sent my card and a bundle of cards also I never sent LOL
    your card is cool and quick to make..lovely cards Kitty...

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