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The first day home from a long vacation is never relaxing. There are so many things to catch up on. For me, this day was quite busy, and in the midst working and running all of my errands, I had time to pick up my mail. I found a couple of nice surprises. The first was a copy of the June 2007 issue of Bead & Button Magazine. One of my bead-embroidered pieces, The Divas, has been published in the Your Work section that begins on page 36. You can read more about The Divas HERE.

My second surprise was the one I had been waiting for. It is an acceptance letter for the Bead Dreams competition. I entered my beaded fire truck, Engine Co. 6, as well as my orange Datsun pickup truck, Waiting for Dad. Both pieces have been juried into the competition into the Nonwearable category, and I am thrilled! That means that on my next day off, I have to send both pieces to Wisconsin so they can be exhibited at this year’s Bead & Button show. I hope they make it there safely… Are any of you going to the show??

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  1. >I will be there and I will make certain that you will have some pictures taken. I can’t wait to see them in person and live!I was so excited when I saw your dogs in the magazine.

  2. >For some reason I thought I had already commented here. . . Maybe I just did in my head! Sigh. . congratulations!! Oh how exciting on both things! Fantastic pieces – I will be rooting for you also!

  3. >I was sitting in the car heading somewhere when I flipped the page and saw that! I think I showed my husband and said proudly, “You see this? I know the lady who made it.”Congrats all around!

  4. >wow, congratulations! Don’t forget to post up photos of the exhibitions – on top of tidying up other photos taken during your vacations. 🙂

  5. >CONGRATS!! Where in Wisconsin? I might be able to head up that way iffin it’s not too far, if nothing else than to take photos for you!

  6. >Congratulations! You make me very proud! Glad to hear you made it home OK and can’t wait to hear all of the stories!

  7. >Thanks for all of your comments. I am very excited about this:)I’ve been wanting to go to this show for years, too. But, since I was just in Europe for 3 wks, I currently don’t have the moola either. LOL.

  8. >wow! congrats! I have wanted to go to this Show for several years–but don’t have the moola…too bad you are not going to it? I loved the exhibit of beaded purses @ Bead Expo, and Bead Dreams is always very good–from the photos I have seen of the beadwork.

  9. >I saw the dogs in the B & B but what great news about the show. Yippe for you! I wish I were going to the show, but I’m not. I hope someone you know is! This is exciting. I bet you win in your category and maybe even 1st place! I hope so.

  10. >Congratulations! They deserve to be part of that wonderful exhibit. I’ll be there and I will be sure to look for them.

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