Friday, April 30, 2010

Holiday with Matthew Mead


I've got some exciting news to share!

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Yours truly has been invited to submit a holiday decorating idea to Matthew Mead's new book-a-zine, "Holiday with Matthew Mead".
("Book-a-zine" meaning, it's a cross between a book and a magazine.)

Some time after Christmas last year, I had a cool decorating idea that I thought I'd save and blog about next Christmas- but Matthew's book-a-zine might just be the perfect place for me to share it!
(I hope he thinks so!)



Although it won't be available on newsstands, you can order copies of "Holiday" through his website HolidayWithMatthewMead.com.
It'll be released in October of this year, and from what I hear, it's gonna to be chock full of holiday decorating ideas!
(144 pages full of them to be exact!)

Some of my fellow contributors include- Stephanie "Nie Nie" Nielson, Kim from Today's Creative Blog, and Mary Engelbreit.
(Oh how I miss Mary's Home Companion magazine!)

Stay tuned to HolidayWithMatthewMead.com to see who else is going to be featured- he'll be announcing all of their names over the coming weeks!



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19 comments:

Lemonade Makin' Mama said...

Yay! Can't wait to get my hands on that!! I miss Mary's magazine too! (I say, "Mary" so casually, as though we're old friends. LOL)

Amy R. said...

Very Cool! You are a talented girl! Can't wait to see the new ideas!
Amy

1 Funky Woman said...

Oh how wonderful for you! I just love Matthew Mead! I too miss ME, it broke my heart when her magazine was no longer!

Can't wait to see what you submit!

Cathy M~(checkitoff) said...

Mary's mag was the best! miss it too! I hope your idea makes to the book-a-zine:)

Kristine at The Painted Hive said...

How exciting Layla! I can't wait to see what your decorating idea is. Also, I just posted about my living room if you have time to take a quick peek.
Kristine
:-)

Mar said...

I miss Mary's Home Companion mag soooooo much. Sounds like you have a terrific idea for the book-a-zine. Love you Layla! Keep on inspiring us :)

gretchen said...

How exciting! I read earlier about this new magazine and can't wait to see it!

Jenny Hillman said...

Yay! I just ordered a copy the other day! Can't wait. :)
Matthew Mead is fantastic, isn't he? So many great ideas!!
Jenny

Kim said...

Congratulations. I'm glad great things are happening for you. I thought you might like to see the furniture I bought for my family room addition. (The one you did a plan for.) It's all framed and the timber frame beams are in. I can't wait until it's finished.

http://kimborup.blogspot.com/2010/04/my-round-top-purchases-for-new-addition.html

Amber said...

Exciting! I'm sure this book-a-zine is going to be fabulous. How fun that you've been included to contribute! You've had so many opportunities to get published lately!

Sandra said...

What an honor!

Your time has come, when others are REALLY starting to notice your talents - and I'm not talking about us regular people but those who really have some clout in the design world. How very exciting!

You should congratulate yourself, Layla (and Kevin, of course), for a job well done.

Tales From My Empty Nest said...

That is wonderful Layla!!! I'm so excited for you. It sounds like a great publication. And I love anything to do with Christmas. I go all out decorating for Christmas at my house. I do miss Mary Engelbreit's magazine too. I loved it!!! Love & blessings from NC!

tales from an oc cottage said...

Woooooooooooohooooooooooooooooo!!! HOW exciting for you!!!! {and for us!}
Can't wait!

m ^..^

nateandangiet said...

Wow, that is really awesome and a great honor, can't wait to see it!!

Kathy said...

congrats! Can't wait to see what you have in store for us!

The Little Red Shop said...

Congratulations, Layla! I've already pre-ordered my copy!

: )

Julie M.

Bringing Pretty Back said...

Well deserved!!! Good for you!!!!!!!

Megan said...

Wow, that is exciting! NieNie is going to be in that magazine, too!

The Pennington Point said...

I just got home from Canton and went to Laurie Anna's shop....and bought a ton of things in there! It's a great place. I'll be blogging soon about all of my cute finds and I just wanted your readers to know....they won't be disappointed with Laurie Anna's! Lisa~