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Sunday, 12 August 2012

My Jubilee tea published in Simply Homemade!

Do you remember my Jubilee Tea with the 'Elizabeth' Sandwich?  I used some of the free papers and patterns in Simply Homemade magazine to decorate my table and room.  I emailed the magazine with the photos and promptly forgot about it.


Last week I got an email to say that my email and photos would be published in issue 20 of Simply Homemade and that they would be sending me a prize!  I went into town and picked up a copy today.

It was great to see my table and the card I made for my mother-in-law's birthday in the magazine.


My prize books also arrived, the embroidered portraits book is fascinating although I'm not sure my skills are up to the detailed work involved, but I'll definitely be using the Hanging Hearts book which has lots of different hearts and various degrees of difficulty.

It just goes to show, you should send in your letters and photos to the magazines you buy, you just might get published!

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14 Comments:

At 12 August 2012 at 21:28 , Blogger Angelnorth said...

Yay, congratulations! The photo of the tea looks fab, not suprised they picked it up! Enjoy your prize books.

 
At 12 August 2012 at 22:52 , Blogger Gez said...

Many Congratulations Janice, very well deserved xx

 
At 13 August 2012 at 00:54 , Blogger Baking Addict said...

Congratulations!!! Yes I remember your Jubilee tea well. Time to celebrate - with more cake? :)

 
At 13 August 2012 at 08:26 , Blogger tracy said...

congrats:)
you took a lovely photo-no wonder it caught their eye.....enjoy your books-look forward to seeing your hearts:)

 
At 13 August 2012 at 08:52 , Blogger Debs Dust Bunny said...

That's brilliant! Everything does look wonderful and I am sure that cake was delicious!

 
At 13 August 2012 at 09:10 , Blogger Dom at Belleau Kitchen said...

get YOU!!!... well done Janice, that it brilliant stuff... and well deserved too xx

 
At 13 August 2012 at 10:19 , Blogger Kaz said...

Well done Janice!! Your card and table looked gorgeous so I'm not surprised you got published xxx

 
At 13 August 2012 at 13:33 , Blogger Choclette said...

Yay Janice, congratulations!

 
At 13 August 2012 at 17:47 , Anonymous Jayne said...

Wow, congratulations! It certainly looked lovely, well done!

 
At 13 August 2012 at 19:22 , Blogger A Little Bit of Heaven on a Plate said...

Thats lovely Janice, well done to you. x

 
At 13 August 2012 at 21:20 , Blogger A Trifle Rushed said...

How fantastic, you are a wonderful cook, and I'm so impressed to find that you are a fantastic crafter too. Well done J x

 
At 14 August 2012 at 07:26 , Blogger Please Do Not Feed The Animals. said...

Woo! So exciting Janice.

 
At 14 August 2012 at 23:25 , Blogger Karen S Booth said...

That is SO fabulous Janice! WELL DONE you!! XXXX Karen

 
At 16 August 2012 at 08:44 , Anonymous Kelly said...

Congratulations!! You truly deserved it!

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