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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Country Woman Magazine Featured Me In Their Fall Publication

I am excited to finally share my Country Woman Magazine feature with you! Some of you might remember my post from last October where I mentioned I had a  magazine crew come to my house. What an exciting day that was! There was a set designer, hair and makeup artist and photographer...what a wonderful crew!  I couldn't say much about it because you never know what can happen in almost a years time. They were not sure what they would be able to feature either, the details were not worked out yet. After talking to Sharon, the senior editor of Country Woman, a few months back she thought they were going to feature my kitchen mini makeover and maybe some of my fall crafts. When they sent me the magazine a few weeks ago I was pleasantly surprised to see that they were able to feature both!  How exciting to open a magazine and see yourself! I would have never thought that would happen! What an honor...
 
Here I am in the kitchen cooking away! Ok, so if you read the article you will know that I am not chief cook! Ha! I can whip up something when I have to though.  
 
 Here they show some of my fall crafts, rolls of ribbon, and me working away! There are even a few tips on floral arranging and decorating.

 This is a fall tablescape on my dining room table. There is also a picture of me, Kevin and Chase in the corner.
 
 And...if you want to know how to make your own tassel and frame you are in luck! The instructions are on the back page of the magazine. Psst...I do have the scarecrow tassels for sale if you would rather buy one. ;)

If you want to pick up a copy of this magazine this is the one to look for. It is just now coming out on stands and you can find it at Wal-Mart, bookstores, and most grocery stores. You can also subscribe to it here.

 You can read about my kitchen updates on their website here.

Thank you Country Woman Magazine for this exciting feature!!
 
You never know who might be looking at your blog. ;)
 
I am going to move my Share Your Creations party to Friday this week so be sure and come back to join the party.  Also, There is a wondeful giveaway planned for Monday. My friend Lisa has two  online businesses called Canvas Design Company and Metal Photo Company. She is going to give away some custom iphone cases. She sent me one and I love it! Be sure to come back for that too.
 
Have a great Wednesday!

48 comments:

Miss Kitty said...

Wow! That is fabulous that you were featured, along with your decorating/crafts, in this great magazine. Congratulations! I will look for a copy in the store today.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

You deswerve to be featured! Your kitchen is so pretty, cozy, warm and very nicely decorated. All your fall decorations are fabulous...you are one pretty, and talented lady! Congrats!
FABBY

Michele Smith said...

Oh what an amazing opportunity. You kitchen is so cozy, and I love your fall crafts. I can't wait to get my hands on a copy. Congratulations!

♥ Sonny ♥ said...

congrats~! you and your kitchen look beautiful.. I know you are thrilled .

Carol said...

Congratulations! That is so exciting!!! I want to buy a copy if I can find it.

Smiles,
Carol

The Johnsons- Deep in the Heart of...Arkansas?!! said...

what an amazing accomplishment! great feature!!!!!!!!

Becca said...

Truly so thrilled for you, Kristen! What a fabulous article ... and all of the pics they featured! Wow, you're famous! You better make extras of everything! Congratulations!!!!

Help! Mama Remote... said...

Congratulations, Kristin! What an honor.

Savvy Seasons said...

Kristen,
Congrats! You definitely deserve to be featured, you do amazing work and are so talented. You know what, this is just the beginning of many wonderful things to come. =) Thanks for sharing and a BIG Congrats! XO ~Liz

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

How very wonderful to have been featured in the magazine! Your kitchen is beautiful and your creations always amazing!..Congratulations!

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME/Doublewide Decor said...

Congratulations....it looks great and you are so pretty!!

Stacey said...

Way to go Kristen! You totally deserve to be featured. :)

Mary said...

They certainly picked a perfect home and a perfect girl to feature! Congratulations!

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Congratulations, Kristen! How exciting and I'm glad they used both your kitchen and your creations in the magazine. I will have to get to Walmart and get a copy.

The Bashful Nest said...

Wow! We can say we knew you when! You look beautiful in the pictures and it's fun to see someone we "know" in a magazine. I hope this will do wonders for you business. Congrats

Marisa said...

Congratulations! What a great opportunity. I am picking up a copy today.

Lisa~A Cottage To Me said...

Congratulations! So exciting!

A Walk in the Countryside said...

Congratulations! I spent yesterday afternoon on your blog looking over your fabulous holiday decor and pinned quite a bit! I told my hairdresser today about your Christmas tree and she plans on looking you up as well!

Melissa Miller said...

Congrats Kristen! You look beautiful and your home too. It must feel incredible to have such an honor. I'm definitely picking up a copy to save. Fantastic!

Tami {Curb Alert!} said...

Congratulations Kristen. What a great feature. Cannot wait to buy it!
Tami

Allyson Pecilunas said...

So awesome!! A big congratulations to you, what an honor!! :) I will definitely pick up a copy!

A Southern Sanctuary said...

I'm not surprised they picked you. You are so talented. Your work is beautiful. I always look forward to your posts. I suspect more magazines will print stories about you also. Your talents are just now being recognized, although we bloggers got to see them first!

Gail said...

Congratulations Kristen! I can why you were chosen! Everything looks absolutely beautiful and creative! What an honor!!!

debbies said...

How exciting!!!! I will definitely look for the magazine next time I'm at Walmart & pick it up.

Suzy said...

Kristen - this is so awesome! You are so deserving. Congratulations! I'll run out and pick up a copy.

Jeanette said...

Wow Kristen what an honor! You must be so thrilled! Hoping I can get a copy here in NJ!

Denyse@Crazy Beautiful Life said...

How SUPER exciting!! I just love fall colors and looking at your fall crafts is making me so ready for the change of seasons!! Congrats!

Barb @ The Everyday Home (formerly Grits and Glamour) said...

Woot! Isn't a hoot to see yourself on thee pages. Make sure you call your local paper to see if they want to cover the story, as well. Mine did and it was great exposure for my blog. I am so happy they chose you and your kitchen and crafts too. You are so talented.
They are a great magazine and my experience with them was awesome. Congrats on your much deserved recognition. xxoo

NanaDiana said...

Oh Congratulations! It couldn't have happened to a nicer person. I am so thrilled for you. Your photographs look lovely but not as beautiful as you do...whoooo hooooo....xo Diana

Donna~One Simple Country Girl said...

Congratulations! I'm not surprised they chose to feature you, your beautiful home, and your awesome crafts! You are super talented. I love this magazine and will be looking for this issue while I'm out shopping this weekend.

Gail said...

How exciting Kristen! Congratulations!! I'll have to run out and get a copy.

Maria Elena said...

Congratulations!!! You so deserve to be featured! Your home is beautiful! So happy this happened to you! Congrats!

Brooke said...

Thats great! Congrats!

=)

Brooke

Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

Kristen, That is so awesome and so very much deserved!!! So excited for you! I can't wait to get my own copy, so I can tell my friends here, "hey, I know this girl!" :) ...Congrats!

Nicole Day said...

Omigosh Kristen! Congratulations. I'm picking up my copy ASAP. What a wonderful honor! I love your decorating and crafts, and though I like to try my hand at things, I'll still be back at your store for frames and more :)

Denise said...

Hi Kristen, I've been out of the blogging loop for a while, we moved from TX to CO this summer! I've just started trying to blog more again.
I MUST get this mag, I got it once before when Debbie from Debbiedoos blog was featured.
You (and your kitchen) look amazing. Congratulations. I hope to stop by more often, I love seeing your Fall decor.
hugs Denise

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Congrats, Kristen!! You so deserve this!! Your crafts and decorating talent are just amazing!! You should be so proud!!!

Mrs C with Style said...

What a great honor!! How exciting:) I love that picture of you in your kitchen! Congratulations and thank you for sharing all of your beautiful crafts with us!

Rhonda said...

Awesome article in Country Woman Magazine! Congratulations! You so deserve it! Course, I think they should feature you in their Christmas magazine too!

Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground said...

VERY cool feature, Kristen!!!! Congrats!
Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

CAS said...

Wow, Kristen, that is so cool! I can't even imagine how thrilled you must be. I'm off to Walmart to buy one tomorrow!

Debbiedoo's said...

I am so happy for you! What a spectacular spread Country Woman did on you and your creativity! Congrats!

LISA C. PARSONS said...

WOW!What an Honor!!!! Love your blog!

Pam said...

Kristen, This is quite an accomplishment for you to be featured in Country Woman. It is definitely well deserved! I just brought out my scarecrow tassel yesterday. I thought of you and checked your post. So happy for you! Pam

Billie Ross said...

Kristen, congratulations! Although, I'm not surprised! Your work is fantastic! Cant' wait to get the magazine and pour over the pages again and again!

Billie Ross
graceandbliss@blogspot.com

Kathy Moody said...

Wow!! How awesome! Congratulations. Your kitchen is so beautiful!! Can't wait to buy a copy.

Anonymous said...

How did I miss this :( fantastic Kristen.....you should be on the cover, you're prettier than Leeza!!

Congrats to you friend, and I have my scarecrow up, he's in the kitchen looking right at me :)

All the best,
Kathy :)

Eric Tolo said...

You deswerve to be featured! Your kitchen is so pretty, cozy, warm and very nicely decorated. All your fall decorations are fabulous...you are one pretty, and talented lady! Congrats! FABBY

Featured in Country Woman Magazine fall 2012 for kitchen and crafts

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I'm a 40yr. old mother of 1. I've been married for 19 years to a wonderful man, Kevin. We have one son together named Chase who is 14. We live in a small town in Arkansas and have a dog named Sassy, a cat named Coco and now a chinchilla, Tiki. My husband is a Database Administrator and I have my own business called Kristen's Creations where I make and sell a variety of crafts. I worked in a shop as a floral designer for 15 yrs. until it closed. My former boss decided to retire and lease out her building. I enjoy crafting, decorating, and hanging out with my family. E-mail me at Kristenscreations@hotmail.com

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