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Friday, March 15, 2013

Patience is a Virtue...

...and it's one I don't usually have. 
Sometimes, however, it can pay off.
I just got the mail & in it was a copy of the Apr/May/June 2013 issue of The Stampers' Sampler.  The mailing label said "Congratulations!  You've been published in...The Stampers' Sampler."
Now...it's been ages since I've submitted anything to the magazines, although I used to do so quite often.  Having worked for Stampington & Company years ago, I know they may hold on to submissions for a long time, waiting for the right time to use them.  When I saw this card published, I vaguely remembered creating it...but I looked back in my computer archives & sure enough...I made this card back in October 2008! 
So...those of you who have submitted artwork to a publication...be patient.  You just may be published...eventually.  And continue to submit artwork if you want to be published...you can't be published if you don't send stuff in. 


  1. AWESOME! It must be your year....winning!! 5 Years and it's still a great piece. Keep up the great work!

    Your biggest fan!

  2. Congratulations Debbie! Your card is fabulous; I love it.

  3. Congratulations! See this weather we're having now bothers me more then just plain snow does as this rainy/sleety stuff is cold and damp.

  4. 5 years is a long time!! congratulations!

  5. Well, now - I needed to hear this! Congratulations, dear Debbie! Hope you are staying warm, you've had a horrible winter, haven't you?

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