Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Oh Happy Day!


This is my friend Julia.
Julia Rocks!
She called me yesterday afternoon to see if I had gotten my mail. Yep, got my mail. She wanted to know if my October issue of Creating Keepsakes was in it. Nope. No CK for me. She had gotten hers and saw my very FIRST published layout on page 105! She called to congratulate me. What a sweetie!
About dinner time Julia called again and wanted to know if I had found a copy of CK anywhere. (Allan had called a store, but no success.) Nope. No CK for me.
Julia then told me that she was coming over. A half hour later she arrived at my door with a copy of the October issue of CK, for me...a copy of my very own! She also brought me a Starbuck's gift card (does she know me or what?!) so I could get a latte' to enjoy when I was ready to pour over the magazine.
Yep, I'm blessed!
Julia is an amazingly wonderful friend!
Love ya, girl!!!

And here it is. The layout. I was one of the 5 winners for the CK "You're My Hero" layout contest. My hero? My awesome hubby of course! Who else? I am so proud of Allan and so happy that this layout was published! Now everyone can see what a great guy I have!
Happy. That's me. Right now. VERY happy!
Thanks Julia for being such a thoughtful friend! Thanks CK for publishing my very first layout! Thanks Allan for providing me the inspiration to create this layout and for being such a great husband!

14 comments:

misty diller said...

congratulations!

:)

Amy Peterman said...

You rock, girlfriend!!! I qam so proud of you!!! Can't wait to get my issue! In fact, I haven't gotten the mail today, I better go check to see if it's here!!!

Amy Peterman said...

Went and checked, still no sign of my copy! Augh! I'm dying to see it!! And I am SO geeked for you that you got a WHOLE PAGE to yourself!!! Awesome!!!

Amy Peterman said...

Oh, and Julia is SUCH a SWEEHERT!!!

Amy Peterman said...

I meant, SWEETHEART!

Anonymous said...

Hey CIndy! I love your LO and followed you here from SB.com. How exciting. I need to get this copy, I accidently let me CK sub lapse and am waiting for it to start up again. I think it is wonderful. Toot away!!

Kelly Lown (klown)

Anonymous said...

Cindy this Layout is such a brilliant work of art and I'm so pleased for you! A whole page to youself as well! (No wonder - there is a lot to inspire). I feel as proud as a peacock and I'm showing it to my family right now!
I think you also show great courage!

Rona B. said...

That was Rona by the way - forgot to put my name on in my excitement for you!

Rona B.

tifsmith said...

Cindy how exciting!!!
They layout looks awesome.
And a whole page, wow that is big!
Can't wait to get my copy.

Kimber-Leigh said...

Congratulations! Your layout looks great...I need to get my hands on a copy so I can look at it more closely :) (I renewed my sub. a month late...so I will have to find an Oct. copy too!)

And I'm impressed with your sweater vest...I got into knitting several years ago...but have never done anything that involved! I know how much time must have gone into it! Great job!

Lucy said...

Hi Cindy,
Im just stop by to thank you for the lovely comments about my work at 2peas...I really apreciated that,its such a honour to get some words from someone so important in this scrap world as you!
Thank you verry much!
Im fan of yours!
Have a great day.
Lucy

Tina said...

That is so awesome!

marije said...

Fantastic!

DC_Sara said...

I saw that layout and fell in love with it! :) Wow, congratulations!

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