Sunday, January 9, 2011

Thank You, Cottages & Bungalows!

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Ron and I are honored to have WhisperWood Cottage featured in the January 2011 issue of Cottages & Bungalows Magazine! We were shocked when we received an email from the editor of C&B. Our cottage? What a way to kick off the year!

The article (pp 56-65) is called "Do-It-Yourself Cottage"...


Thank you, Cottages & Bungalows. You fill a great niche in the market for cottage lovers of all kinds.

Thank you to WWC followers, subscribers, fans, and fellow DIYers! All of you are such a crucial source of inspiration for our projects and our blog. We wanted to be able to share some of this excitement with you. Soooo...

Everyone who participates in the 1st Project of the Year Party (starting Tuesday, Jan. 11, at 11:11 am) will be eligible to win one of 11 prizes from Cottages & Bungalows: 10 copies of the January issue and 1 C&B subscription!

STARTING January 11, 2011
Linky opens: 1/11/11 (11:11 am cst)

WhisperWood Cottage

See you here on the 11th!
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  1. woohoo! so happy for you both! congrats!

  2. Congrats, that is an amazing spread!

  3. Congrats! That is a wonderful way to start the year. :) Happy for you both!

  4. Congratulations! Your home deserves to be featured in a magazine! Looking forward to the party.

  5. So excited for you! How thrilling and well deserved.

  6. Gorgeous shots of your wonderful home!
    I've got your button and have my post ready! I'll be here!
    All Things Heart and Home

  7. You can't see me, but I'm giving you a STAND-O... way to go!!!

  8. Congratulations! I'm definitely linking up on tuesday (already grabbed a button for my home page). Thanks for your help with the barn doors.


  9. How stinkin awesome for you guys! What an honor and so well deserved!



  10. That is so cool!! How awesome and well-deserved!

  11. Hope you don't mind - I shared this post link on my Facebook and Twitter!

  12. What a fabulous and well-deserved honor! Congrats girl!

  13. I got my copy yesterday! I was so excited, I wanted to grab someone at Lowes and say...Hey, I know her! Well, I feel like I do! Your house looks fabulous in the magazine. I thought it looked huge too!

  14. Congrats!! I saw you in that wonderful mag and was so excited for you! I ran into the living room shouting to hubby, "Look at this! I KNOW these people!!!" lol!

    xoxo laurie

  15. Congratulations! What a great honor! I'll have to go out and look for that issue! Do they mention that it's a double wide? Just wondering! I'm proud of the fact my home was a double wide and made it into a magazine and I know you are to! No better feeling than to open the pages of the an issue and see pages printed with pictures of your own HOME! I'm so excited for you! You guys have done a wonderful job on every nook and cranny of that house!

  16. Amy,
    You are making it very difficult for us to Whisper around here!! = )
    C O N G R A T U L T I O N S!!!!!!

  17. Congratulations to you! The feature is wonderful. Your house is even more wonderful :)
    Becky C
    Buckets of Burlap

  18. congrats to you, I'll have to pick up a copy for myself now. Maybe I'll get you to autograph it next time I see you.
    Your home is beautiful and you deserve it.


  19. Amy, CONGRATS!! awesome, awesome....I have shown your bedroom and dining room pics to lots of people I'm thrilled that even more will get to see your wonderful decorating skills!

  20. WONDERFUL! congrats. that's amazing.

    it's a dream of mine to one day be listed, even in the smallest way, in a magazine. congrats again!

  21. Wow! That's really somethin'! Big congratulations!

  22. Amy and Ron that is so exciting!!! Your place is just amazing. I am getting my copy as soon as I can. Thanks for sharing the great news! Hugs to you!

  23. Wow! What an incredible honor! Congratulations! Your cottage is beautiful and you totally deserve to be featured. I enjoy reading your blog!

  24. WHO NELLY! I am grabbing a copy ASAP!How cool is that!

  25. How exciting for yo! I enjoyed it myself very much.You have great style, can't wait to see more~Cheers Kim

  26. Congratulations! That is a fabulous honor for you!!! Your home is so nice, though, and so nicely decorated and put together, I can see that it is definitely magazine worthy. I have got to get started on a project so I can join you on the 11th and possibly win a copy of that magazine!
    Hugs, Cindy

  27. Wow!! That is so awesome! I'm going to have to get to Barnes and Noble to pick up a copy.

  28. Wow that is so awesome! A huge congratulations! I can only dream....

  29. Perfect way to begin a brand new year! Totally not a surprise to me!

    You've been inspiring me for a long, long time - it's about time the world beyond your blogs was let in on this happy little secret called, You!

  30. Amy, how fun is this to be featured in their magazine. What an honor and well deserved!! Congrats to you.

  31. Sweet girl, I can't think of anyone who deserves it more. The only thing I can think of to make it even more fabulous would be if they could put the mouse thingy on it so everyone could see where y'all started and how it ended. You and Ron have worked so hard and your home is reflects all that love...and sweat!
    Two you still play with your plain ol' friend in texas and that your photos they used? If so...double congratulations!
    P.S. I know that is all your styling 'cause nobody does it like you.

  32. Congrats!! I opened up my little magazine and there you were!! I loved it! Your home is just beautiful, you deserve to be featured in such a wonderful magazine!!! :)

  33. Oh, congratulations!!! That's quite an honor!

  34. Oh YAYYYYYYYYY Amy Love.....!

    I'm THRILLED to read this....I'm not sure if I can get this at my Borders store here in Oz so I may have to send you a request for a copy.....I'll check on Thursday as to whether they stock it....I'd LOVE to see it for myself & have the article to refer back to in my design folder.... :o) !

    Re my recent mishap....THANKS for your comment....I'm feeling much better with just a raspy voice to show for it....I've found myself a 'positive'....My teeth feel WAY CLEAN....hahahahahaha....!!

    Cheers for now,
    Tamarah xxx

  35. Well deserved. You have a beautiful cottage home and a wonderful talent for DIY and decorating and you find the BEST stuff. :)


  36. Congratulations! I can't wait to get a copy.


  37. Amy, How exciting for you! An honor well deserved..congrats.

  38. You have worked so hard to turn that home of yours into something fabulous, personal and inspiring for others, so totally you two deserve this. I couldn't be happier... Congratulations for a job well done. You and Ron should be so thrilled, and like you say, "what a way to start out 2012". Exciting!!!!


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