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Cloth Paper Scissors Submission Printed

I am trying to become better at "tooting my own horn". It does not come easily to me. 

My FaceBook friends have seen this already, but I wanted to share this news here too.  This is a teeny tiny accomplishment in the general scheme of things in life, but it does encourage me to keep 'putting my work 'out there' (wherever 'there' really is). 

Some time ago I took heart in hand and entered a six inch Mixed Media Square to Cloth Paper Scissors for consideration. They had me send the piece in to them for further consideration, but that was the last I had heard. Until today when I got the Current issue in the mail! Right there on page 73! I am continually astounded at the creativity level of people in these challenges, and I am honored to have been chosen as well.

In the past, I have been blessed to have quilts included at Houston Quilt Festival Special Exhibits, and I was thrilled to be published in the Journal Quilt Project Book, but this is the first mixed media piece that I have 'adventured' into submitting anywhere. Just when I am considering not doing much mixed media any more!

I needed a wee lift today, and I sure got it. Thank you Cloth Paper Scissors!

Comments

  1. Congratulations!!!!!!!! Trumpet your bugle! You have worked hard to hone your craft and it is wonderful to see you get some acknowledgement. I love your square, especially the sentiment. Be well!

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  2. This is the first of many steps. The universe is just echoing what those around you have been saying for years....you are a wonderfully creative person who is great on the inside as well as the outside. In other words.....YOU GO GIRL!

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  3. congratulations for your fine work getting published.
    And to be seeing your art here makes my heart sing!

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