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Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Inspiration Holders....

I'm celebrating the release of the Autumn 2011 Somerset Life with a giveaway of this issue!

For those of you who have been following along, then you know that my Inspiration Holders made it on this issue's cover!

 I was honored and excited to write the article as well!

The Somerset Life Photography team did an amazing job at photographing them!

This is a dream come true for me....

...and I am so very humbled by it all.

To enter to win a copy of this issue of Somerset Life.....

1. Leave ONE comment on this post. That's it!
Sorry...You MUST be a "current" follower to win.

Winner's name will be drawn on October 12th!

Merci to all of you who've shared in my excitement over my first ever publication!


  1. Congratulations! What an honor to be featured in the magazine and double to be on the cover!! They are worthy in every way for the cover!

  2. CONGRATULATIONS! You must be SO excited to have your beautiful work featured and to write about your pieces too. WOW!! :)
    Wishing every success that I'm sure this feature will bring.
    Anne xx

  3. No need to enter me, I'll pick up a copy; just wanted to say how excited I am for you and that you sooooo deserve that cover!

  4. That is amazing and so very much deserved! Congratulations to you!


  5. I'm so very excited for you! You have such an exotic and elegant name.

  6. I KNEW those were yours when I saw the cover on the shelf at Barnes and Noble! I remembered reading your blog about them a while back. I didn't, however, purchase a copy yet (my daughter won the coin toss and got a new Halloween book!), so I'll hope to win!!! Congrats and HAPPY FALL! ~Destiny

  7. I thought these were so clever the first time I saw them. What an incredible honor!

  8. Just fabulous..I'm really thrilled you are in such a prestigious magazine, it is such a beautiful idea and looks so elegant in the photographs...I hope you've sent those hearts up too, they deserve a feature all of their own as well...
    Hugs Lynn xx

  9. Very well deserved. I think your creativity is very inspiring.I feel like I am stalking you on here and as well as Pinterest.It makes my day.I am so EXCITED and HAPPY for you!!! AWESOME !!!You have it girl !! I hope you are having a bright and creative day...Chickie

  10. Congratulations, what an honor :) It looks like a wonderful magazine. It is not here so who knows lol (yup, am a follower already)

    Huggers from Marian

  11. I'm thrilled for you too, Michelle! Congratulations!

  12. Again Congratulations on making the cover. I love love love your Inspiration holders since I first saw you post about them months ago, they (and you) deserve the front cover!

    Please enter me in your fabulous giveaway. I would love to have a copy of this magazine to show off in my studio and to be inspired on a daily basis by your lovely pieces.

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  13. Merci, Michelle and congratulations to you. I have been featured in a magazine before, but to be on the cover and write the article about your own self, well that is just wonderful news! I love your card holders so very much, and would love to win a copy of the magazine. You are always so generous and good to us, your blogging friends. Of course I am a follower already. Please enter my name to the drawing. Thank you so much for a chance to win it.

  14. Huge congratulations to be on the cover! Your style is so special and unique. Celebrate your honored place on the cover! I adore your doorknobs.

  15. Hi Michelle, Congratulations, the cover and story was so beautiful! It was so much fun to see your beautiful work on the cover. I am just so glad that I know you. I hope you are having a wonderful week. Hugs, Terri

  16. ...i know you are thrilled beyond words!!
    ~ and we are all thrilled for you!! I LOVE my inspirational doorknob holder and know that anyone else who is fortunate to receive one will see why they made it to the front cover!!
    good for you dear heat ~ now everyone reading that issue, will come to know what all of us have known all along!!! YOU'RE FABULOUS!!
    xo, Rosemary

  17. Oh my goodness Michelle, I had no idea you were famous now!!! I've been a bad blogger lately so I just learned this now but how exciting and congratulations on the honor...it's well deserved!!!

  18. Well done Michelle, what an achievement, my congratultions
    Helen xx

  19. I am so happy for you and you so deserve this honor.

  20. I'm so thrilled for you Michelle, it must be such a thrill to see your beautiful work published. Congrats again!!

  21. This is just the first of many published articles in your future Michelle! Congratulations! You know I love your doorknobs as I sit here and gaze lovingly at the 2 I purchased from you!

  22. Congrats Michelle! I have loved these ever since you first posted them. Thank you so much for sharing all your wonderful creations. Whenever I want to just have a calm, peaceful moment I visit your blog or pinterest page and dream away...

  23. so glad to see your work on the cover! congratulations.

  24. Congrats my friend, I'm so happy for you!! Please don't add my name to the entries as I already have my complimentary issue and I'd love for someone else to see your lovely article as well.



  25. Your work is so worthy of a cover! I have yet to get my own copy, feeling under the weather as of late. I cannot wait to see it - I will probably get one tomorrow.

    It is raining as I type this and the temps dropped to 65 degrees - woo hoo!

  26. They are so pretty and I'm so happy for you!!

  27. I'm so happy for you Michelle:-) Well deserved exposure for sure. You are so very talented.

    I would love to be entered into your giveaway!


  28. Congratulations. These are great. Enjoy your posts!

  29. Congratulations Michelle! How fun to see one of your gorgeous creations on the cover of one of my favorite magazines. Wooo Hooo!


  30. Hi Michelle, I'm so happy for you that your fantastic doorknobs are published and there couldn't be a better cover. Enjoy :-)!!!
    Hugs to you,

  31. And so well deserved my dear Michelle.
    I just got this copy in my mail, and the artickle is so beautiful, done-and showing your fantastic work, so lovely off.-So please don`t add my name .
    Congratulations sweet girl, and also on being on the cover, your knobs looks gorgeous there.

  32. I am so excited for you Michelle!!
    I haven't found a copy yet so I am hoping to get lucky during my birthday month! I'll be keeping my fingers crossed!
    Big hug to you!!

  33. Congrats! That is an honor yes. Your work is so pretty.I really like the little cardholders of yours. This magazine is not aviable here so I am entering of course.
    So happy to see that you have gotten your give away gift from me as well. The long traveled package alomst gave me an permanent headache. :))

    Have a wonderful day Michelle.


  34. Congrats to you and what gorgeous pieces they featured! Lovely!

  35. Michelle, heartfelt Congratulations on Somerset Life's acknowledgement of your beautiful work! I think your Blog and photos are a feast for the eyes every day. They inspire me to stretch my creativity.

    Sincere best wishes,

  36. Well, I am a current follower so I can enter the giveaway, hurrah!!!! I would love to own a copy of this gorgeous magazine, especially as you are featured in there. Well deserved, I might add, those holders really were inspired.

  37. Oh Michelle, how amazing!!!! thank you for the giveaway!!! The fabulous pictures wouldn't be possible without your beautiful creations!
    XXX Ido

  38. Oh did take peek at that issue and my oh my someone get me a fainting couch for I'm about to swoon.

    Your are truly talented and well deserving of the honor.

  39. Congratulations again,Michelle!!
    Can't wait to get my copy.Have a great week and good luck to all.

  40. Still doing my happy dance over here for you Michelle! I love it when a publication recognizes someone as amazing as yourself! Way to go my friend... now about this giveaway... (she says with arm outstretched and being completely obnoxious) pick me, pick me! LOL Congratulations, this is so well deserved, love, t. xoxoox

  41. I´m so happy for you Michelle - I just got my copy and was so proud to say 'I know that cover girl'. Big Congrats and it´s so well deserved.
    You know I love your doorknob creations.
    Doing the happy dance for you and wishing you a wonderful day
    xo Tina

  42. Congratulations Michelle!! I saw it the other day and was so thrilled to see your amazing work on the cover! It's just beautiful!!
    Have a great day.

  43. Oh yes...I was so happy to know that you were published.......and you are having a special event here to share your joy with all of us!
    Please do enter me, everywhere I've looked for this issue, I have not found it. Sold out!
    It must be because your beautiful creations are on the cover!

    Ciao Bella!
    Creative Carmelina

  44. How wonderful, congrats! you so deserve the recognition! xoxo

  45. Michelle,
    So thrilled to enter your giveaway...I've been dying to get my hands on a copy of Somerset Life to see your feature. I'll hold my breath, make a wish, and hope to win...but if I don't, I'll be purchasing one as soon as the contest is over. :)
    Thanks sweet one!
    Blessings & hugs,

  46. Congratulations, on coming up with such a clever and beautiful project as well as getting these published. And on the cover too!

  47. Oh Michelle,
    How very exciting for you...Yay! Congratulations. Love your inspiration doorknobs. They're all so beautiful.

    Hugs and Kisses,

  48. Congratulations! so glad I didn't miss the contest! please count me in!

  49. Yeahh...I love this give-away and YES I am so lucky to be a follower!!
    You must be so proud that your beautiful creations are on the COVER!!
    I can imagine how it must feel to see your own designs in such a beautiful magazine...

    Have a wonderful weekend,
    hugs Michelle.

  50. I've been waiting for this--- I am SO PROUD of you!! The Pictures here are fabulous- and the folks at the magazine really did do a wonderful job with their photography. They are simply stunning Michelle- I stand amazed!

    Congrats from the bottom of my heart- no one deserves this recognition more than you--

    Don't enter me in the contest- I'm going out right now to buy my own copy!!

    Love you -
    ( love you more now that you are famous!) lol!!


  51. Michelle you are so sweet. It would be wonderful to win. I am so happy and excited for you and I hope there are many more covers headed your way.

  52. Congratulations Michelle, I love your blog and give away and I'm lucky I'm a follower!


  53. Your creations grace the cover beautifully. Congrats! - Amy Bauer

  54. Congrats Michelle! How thrilling to grace the cover! I love your idea, this issue is filled with so much inspiration!

  55. ooow just in time :-) to sign in on this beautiful give away (keep my fingers crossed :-))
    with love,

  56. Dearest Michelle,
    I think you already know how i feel about these lovely darlings! Absolutely must own some....love you and these holders.
    p.s. further congratulations on your somerset publication!!!

  57. I pround of myself because I am one of the follower. You must be so proud that your beautiful creations are on the cover. I can imagine how it must feel to see your own designs in such a beautiful magazine.
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Taking the time to share your thoughts...your words...and your inspiration fills my soul....Merci.