Monday, 31 October 2011

I'm in!


Woop woop! Lookie at this! I am immensely proud to tell you that I have an article in the latest edition of Somerset Studio. And not only that, I got a mention on the front cover!


I just can't tell you how happy I am to be in this wonderful magazine. The article is called 'Journal your year' and focuses on calendar journaling, so if you have been thinking about this but haven't quite got round to it, now is your chance to grab a copy and get ready for 2012! In the UK you can get hold of a copy of this fabulously inspirational magazine here, or here. 


As you probably know I haven't been well recently and I'm still very much on the road to recovery. Illness takes its toll and your mojo takes a battering, so I really haven't done much art at all over the last few weeks. I want to but I can't muster up enough energy ...... I did however spend some time with the wonderful Dina Wakley and had a go at her whimsical birds. Fun!



This weekend saw some fine weather in the UK, so as a family we headed to the local coast for a stroll on the beach. The day was cool but sunny, the sun was low casting some great shadows (the clocks have just gone back one hour!) and the light on the water was wonderful. 


There is an old iron pier. Fabulous!





And look what nestles at the far end of the beach. Yup, it's the steel works!


And we went home with a wet, sandy, tired, but very content pooch :-)


Byeeeee for now .....

45 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your article. Lovely photos especially the last one. Hope you feel better soon. :)

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  2. Great work, just found your blog. Congratulations on the article. I live on a small island, greenery beaches and a great big power station so I appreciate the steelworks photo....

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  3. CONGRATULATIONS on your appearance in that prestigious publication - enjoy!

    Hope your health will soon be taking a huge upswing too

    Happy Halloween

    Kathyk

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  4. Glad you're on the mend.. Nothing like a day at the seaside for blowing away the cobwebs!

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  5. Congrats on a fab article....read it over the weekend:)
    Great beach pics too!

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  6. Congrats on being published in the magazine Kate :) what an honour and lets hope it's the first of many :)
    Great photos especally the one with your shadows
    Von x

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  7. Woohoo! Congratulations, Kate. Brilliant news - THE mag to be in :-)

    Hope you soon feel very much better and ready to put your thoughts into art... good for the soul x

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  8. Such fantastic news, Congrats to you Kate! You get to feeling better sweetie! xoxo

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  9. Oh fabulous Kate... huge congrats... love the beach pics... and do hope that you are feeling 100 percent again very soon :))

    Hugs
    Jenny x

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  10. Congratulations - you deserve the accolade. Do hope you're back to full mojo very soon.

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  11. I'm sorry to hear that you don't feel well. I certainly hope you will be back to normal very soon. Your work is a great inspiration to me - my friend even bought me your dvd's and I really enjoyed them. Congratulations to your article , I'm sure many people will love your work when they see it published like that. Take care and please get well soon!
    Lena

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  12. Sounds like a nice day at the beach. Congrats on being in the magazine.

    I hope you continue to feel better.

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  13. Congratulations, my mag has just arrived in post so have come on to say what a great article - 7 pages too!!!!
    Hope you are well on the way to recovery soon!
    Chrisx

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  14. Congratulations Kate, well deserved. So pleased that you're now on the road to recovery. Hope to see you soon, hugs xx

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  15. Woo! Well done you :-) Hope you are back to full health very soon.

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  16. Congrats on being published and thanks for sharing the wonderful photos.

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  17. I did read the article and it was great! I maight play along next year. I was playing around with my take on a Diane W. technique this weekend, too....small world! Wishing you a speedy recovery.

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  18. Oh Kate....sigh...So happy for you! I am FOR SURE going to pick this mag up and maybe by 2012 try this out..YOU are such an inspiration and I hope u r feeling better- thanks for sharing all you do! sending u get well hugs, Jane :)

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  19. Congratulations are in order. It's great to be a part of your journal journey, although I will never make anything as lovely as you. Sorry you are still not feeling well. It IS a long road when you are sick. Here's to better days soon.

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  20. AAaww she looks a very happy doggy indeed.
    Congrats on making being published again - that must be amazing to see your name on the front cover!!
    Take care of yourself please xx

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  21. wonderful Kate. congratulations! you've reached the papercrafting pinnacle with that one. looks like a relaxing weekend and hope it aids your recovery.

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  22. Congratulations to you! If anyone should be in that magazine, it´s you!

    Your dog is SO beautiful!! Greyhound? Ours was a greyhound. (Miss him so much!)

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  23. Congratulations Kate on being published in SS, I got my copy last week and have read your wonderful article already, you must be really proud.
    Love the birds glad you had a good weekend with Dina. Do hope your health starts to improve soon.xx

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  24. Wow well done you!!!your work is amazing and you deserve this!!love the birds and the sea always makes me feel alive!
    Hope you are feeling better real soon, your work is still wow!
    Hugs trace x

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  25. How cool to have an article in Sumerset Studio! Congratulations.

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  26. Congrats on your article Kate - it was a great idea of yours and I am hoping to join in again next year - this one as I expected has been manic - and what beautiful photos - is that Redcar beach? I know that there is a steel works there?
    I hope you feel well soon - its been too long.
    Take care and big hugs
    Sue xxxx

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  27. Congrats by the score, how fantastic to be published in the mag. Get well and thanks for all your inspirational pieces.

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  28. Wow Congratulations Kate. So pleased for you after your recent struggle with illness. A day in the sea air is wonderful whatever the weather, love the photos, specially the rusty pier and the happy pooch!! xx

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  29. Congratulations! Your pages look fabulous. I can't wait to get my hands on one of these magazines.
    Hugs and blessings.
    Kelly

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  30. Congratulations on your Sommerset studio publication Kate! Guess I have to go and find me a copy somewhere now :-) and I so much love your birdies!!

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  31. Congratulations Kate, and well deserved - your calendars are fabulous. I love your photo's, that's one very happy looking dog :o) x

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  32. well done hun and wishing you better, now if tomorrow is the first of November, Id better get off here and do some work, x'S

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  33. I have been meaning to write you a message saying 'Congratulations' since Wednesday when I got my copy of Somerset Studio from my local shop. I just havent had time to open it yet, let alone read your article. I took it to the dentit today, they Always run late- but did he today? No sirre!! I am going to take it to bed tonight and read your article. Well done Kate, hope you are soon back to full health.

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  34. That is just the coolest! My magazine arrived last weekend, and when I saw your name on the front cover I thought,"I 'know' her!". Good for you. Just a testament to your beautiful work!

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  35. Wow! Woot! Big congratulations, Kate! I miss you and am sending many, many get well thoughts your way. Kath

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  36. It's a great article......I'm so glad you were on the front, that prompted me to buy a copy, and it's full of AMAZING stuff!!! Beachy photo's are great...and your dog is just adorable! xx

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  37. Jumping up and down for you Kate. I can't wait to get my copy. The article looks yummy. And hope you continue to feeling better. Thinking healthy thoughts for you, lord knows I could use a few more apples and a few less chips. :)

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  38. Congratulations! I saw this piece in SS and really enjoyed it. I just didn't connect the article to your blog. Glad I now have made the association. Hope you are on the mend!

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  39. was very inspired by your Journal your Year spread. I have a moleskin journal on order and this is my new goal for 2012

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  40. Congratulations, Kate! It is well-deserved! Can't wait to read the article!

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  41. Mahoosive congrats Kate! Love the photos by the way......beautiful x

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  42. Congratulations on being published in Somerset Studio - yay!!!

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  43. Loved seeing your fabulous work in the New Somerset Studio!!! Congrats!!!!

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  44. Love your pier shots! Off to buy the Somerset Studio NOW...

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