Thursday, November 10, 2016

My home makes the cover of Romantic Country Magazine


The day before the election I got the news that my living room was chosen to
grace the cover of the Spring issue of Romantic Country magazine!
Its been a tumultuous week, and this indeed was a high for me. 
I couldn't be more excited to check this off my bucket list, making the cover.
As one who loves the printed page in both decorating books and magazines,
this is truly the things (little) dreams are made of.
A sneak peek is all I can give you, and my story starts here.
Hands-On & Heartfelt
A few days after Fifi O'Neill had left from shooting my home,
she sent me the finished photos.  I still am not sure if those are the ones
that will make it to the magazine, but I was excited to see how lovely they were.
Then a couple weeks later, the writer assigned to put the photos together with
words to create a story about me (and my home and style), gave me a call.
I had a phone interview with writer Sandra Soria, and we spoke for an hour
about all things related to my decorating pursuits and more.
Then she took our talk created a story from the bits and pieces..
I can't wait to read it.  I like what I see so far....
(Sandra and I had many points of connection, including Matthew Mead,
as they used to work together on Country Home magazine.)
This issue will be out in a few weeks and will be available at local drugstores
and Barnes and Noble and the like.  
In the meantime I have to jump ahead in seasonal decorating and start
my Christmas decor because as a blogger, thats just how it is...
we are sources of inspiration for many folks, and we often do sponsored posts
to promote Christmas items like trees and such.  So get ready for beautiful
Christmas ideas, and if you aren't ready, I get it.  
And in the middle of all things Christmas, I will be posting about my Spring issue!!
To read more about the day Fifi came to shoot my house, click here.


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22 comments:

  1. I've admired the photos you've posted of your home, but these look like they really capture the charm. Congratulations!

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  2. Amy...So happy for you...and I love your front room...so pretty...and calming...makes me want to bring a good book over to your house and snuggle on the couch and read! Congrats!

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    1. Thank you Victoria, you have been so supportive!

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  3. Congratulations! What wonderful news in the midst of such dark days.
    I've enjoyed your blog for quite a while and love Romantic Country magazine.
    What a great pairing. Alice

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    1. Alice it has been dark days....but I must be optimistic for our great country to pull together. Thank you.

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  4. Congratulations! I look forward to seeing the article. Cherry Kay

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    1. It will be out in the first week of December I believe, and will be sold in most drug stores where magazines are sold as well as book stores like Barnes and Noble.

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  6. A very heartfelt congratulations! I'll be looking for the Spring issue excitedly. BTW, I too love the printed word.

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    1. Nothing like holding a book or a magazine, right? Thanks Anon!

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  7. I'm so happy for you! What an honor Amy. You are always a source of inspiration for me and have been since I started following your lovely blog. Thank you for bringing your home to mine!

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    1. That is so kind and sweet of you Jeanette! Thank you!

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  8. Congratulations Amy! You and your beautiful romantic home certainly deserve the feature and cover on Romantic Country Magazine. I'll make sure I get a copy when it comes out!

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  9. I know my comments are far and in between but i do want to say congratulations and i love your house and style.

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  10. WOW!!! How exciting so well deserved, your home is perfect for that magazine as it embodies the style so well. Love seeing your talents being recognized!!

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