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Saturday, September 13, 2014

Vintage Sparrow Studio ...

Where do I begin?
 I have wanted to share the news here for so long ... the thrill of opening up my email and finding the loveliest note from Leslie Howell, publisher of The Country Register.
My very 1st Cover!  An absolute dream come true. The fact that it is on The Country Register of Michigan makes it all that much more special.
Many years ago, as a young mum with a 4 year old and newborn, my husband's job took our family to Michigan for a year.  It was a joy filled  experience that we will never forget. 
I ♥ Michigan.
Picking up The Country Register magazine is a tradition while travelling. It's always the first thing I do upon entering a lovely shop.  I never dreamed that one day, my artwork would find it's way on the cover of this gem of a paper ♥
Thank you so much Leslie.  It has been an absolute pleasure working with you and I have enjoyed each and every one of our email conversations back and forth getting to know you :-)
 
You must live in the present
launch yourself on every wave
find your eternity
in each moment
~Henry David Thoreau~
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And with Thoreau's wise words, I have also put another dream into action.
Vintage Sparrow Studio Etsy shop is now open.
I am so looking forward to sharing my Art  & creations with you and filling up the shop
bit by bit.
 
Thank you to my sweet friends who offered assistance and shared their knowledge (you know who you are).  xoxoxoxo
deb

15 comments:

Blondie's Journal said...

Deb...I am so happy for you...congratulations! Where can we find this? I'm in Michigan right this minute so I am sharing in your joy! What a great honor. I hope to hear more about this from you and now I'm off to look at your Etsy shop. Hurray for you!

Jane xx

Julie Marie said...

Congratulations Deb!... I am so happy and excited for you!... your shop is lovely... I just visited and purchased the beautiful butterfly tag... wishing you lots of success... and I cannot wait to find my own copy of the Country Register!... you look gorgeous and so does your artwork... I am so proud of you sweet friend!... kisses from Tessy too!... xoxo Julie Marie

La Table De Nana said...



Bravo!
How wonderful!
I always thought you lived in the states Deb..You're in Canada?

Mereknits said...

A huge congrats to you Deb!!! This is so fantastic. I love the cover and you deserve many more. By the way I was raise din Michigan, it is a beautiful state.
Meredith

La Table De Nana said...

PS..I just read SPARROW.
How touching Deb.And true.

Deb said...

Hi Jane ~ you lucky girl ...have a wonderful time in Michigan (I know you will). If you get a chance, let me know if you see The Country Register in any of the little shops you visit. Our family visits once a year ...absolutely love it there ♥
thank you for your kindness xo

Deb said...

hi Julie marie ~ THANK YOU ... for everything xoxo
thrilled to see you chose "Wing Haven" ♥

Deb said...

thank you Monique ~ yes I live in Canada (born in the U.K.) :-)
It took me a long time to be "brave" enough to publish my SPARROW story ...I did so in the hopes it would be helpful to someone else ~ so happy you read it ♥

Deb said...

THANK YOU Meredith xoxo
I am not surprised to find out that you were raised in Michigan ...everyone we ever met there was just like you ...kind and thoughtful and helpful ♥

Lynda said...

Congratulations on your cover and your new shop, Deb!! So exciting!! xo

sage and spirit said...

Congratulations!! it is a beautiful cover!

Deb said...

thank you Lynda xo

Deb said...

thanks so much Julie ♥

Seawashed said...

Congrats this is so wonderful. I have missed do much on your blog! I am sooooo happy for you dear friend. Love xxo

Deb said...

thank you Kerrie ~ for your friendship and support xo