Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Merry Christmas ~ News & Views


 ~~~ Exciting News ~~~
Thought I would let you in on a little secret...
I am honored & thankful to have had my work accepted for publication in a brand new semi-annual art magazine by Stampington titled "Prims". It will be filled with articles on Primitive Folk Art of all types...dolls, paintings, mixed media, traditional & contemporary. This is a very exciting time for me & I wanted to share my feelings with you!
This premier issue will be on stands in the United States as of April 1st...in Canada probably a bit later. I have included a link for you to pre-order this magazine & receive free shipping(U.S. only); in Canada you will receive discounted shipping. This offer will end on February  25th.
"Prims" Magazine Link
I also want to extend my heartfelt gratitude & appreciation to all of you who have supported my creative endeavors...Thank-You!
But most of all I to want to wish each & every one of you a Christmas filled with Good Cheer, Family & Friends...& a New Year filled with hope & possibilities...
~~~ Many Blessings ~~~
Warmly, Susan


Note - New wee fuzzy to share with you.

Mortimer Mouse

 
 

 
Mortimer, his pincushion & the glass salt shaker are 8 1/2 inches tall. The pincushion is attached to a vintage heavy glass salt shaker filled with genuine ivory, pearl, old wood & vegetable ivory buttons as well as a few other interesting smalls.


Hand-stitched wool circles are sewn to the top of the pin cushion as Mortimer requested that he needed more padding for his wee furry behind. Little Mortimer also asked that I find him a new home in a place with no cats...but that has lots of cheese...aged chedder preferably.
He will be available for adoption January 1st on the TDIPT Mercantile. He is will be priced at $110.00 US plus $12.00 US for shipping & insurance to anywhere in the US or Canada. Please contact me if you have any questions as I would love to hear from you.







10 comments:

Nancy said...

Hi Susan...Oh, I am so happy for you. Congratulations!! I can hardly wait to see the premier issue.

Wishing you and your family a very happy holiday season.

Merry Christmas,
Hugs, Nancy

WoolenSails said...

Congratulations on being published, I will have to check the magazine out, sounds interesting. I love your new piece and love how you did it with the button bottle and pin keep. I am still buying roving with coupons, so I can try some projects this winter.

Debbie

Beehive Cottage said...

Congratulations! How excited you must be. I've been in love with your wee little mousies for a long time. Glad you are getting the recognition you so well deserve. Have a very Merry Christmas...no doubt you will.
Smiles, Debbie

Cathy ~ Tadpoles and Teacups said...

What wonderful news! And your little mouse is adorable.

Merry Christmas.

Cassie Shella said...

Congratulations! I have pre-ordered my copy. I have heard about "Prims" and can't wait until April. I look forward to seeing your work in the magazine! Have a great New Year!

Theresa said...

Oh... Susan I want him!!! Mortimer is soooo sweet I just love the the way he's spotted !!! I guess I'll have to try to be at the TDIPT update first on January 1st. Also congratulations on the Prims magazine that is so great that you're going to be in the premier issue....WAY TO GO GIRL!!!

Hugs,

Theresa

PS... Merry Christmas and A Happy New Year to you :)

carla (http://dancingmoon-carla.blogspot.com/) said...

Congrats Susan!!!! I have been hearing about this new mag and great you are in the first issue!!! hugs carla

The French Bear said...

Such wonderful news and what a handsome fellow!!!!
Merry Christmas, have a great day today!!!
Hugs,
Margaret B

Zan Asha said...

Congrats, Congrats Susan! YOU deserve it! You know I am in love with your work---which includes Mortimer! Ugg, I cannot even look, or else my scant funds and I will have to part ways, one day, so I can have one of your amazing creations!

PS...I love the new hook rugs I see on the side bars, too! You are so talented!

Merry Christmas!

Michelle (Shell) May said...

Hi Susan!
Congratulations on your work being featured in Prims!
I just noticed you following my blog and hopped over for a visit! I'm so glad I did! Your work is incredible! I looooooove it! I'm following you now too and I'll be adding you to my blogroll.
bunny hugs,
shell

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