Thursday, May 19, 2011

Southern Living Top 5

Can you believe it?  Several friends sent emails congratulating us for being mentioned in an article about First Monday in the latest issue of Southern Living. I didn't even know the magazine was out yet!

Southern Living shot our booth in the Arbors last year, but since we had given up the booth to focus on our 5,000 square foot store, I wasn't even sure we would be mentioned in the article.   Yes, it's true that our store is only a half mile up the road from the First Monday grounds (1457 N. Trade Days Blvd), but as we are not in a booth right on the grounds I was fully prepared that we may not be included in the article. 

All I can say is, "Boy was I wrong"!  Not only were we included in the article but we were named by Southern Living as one of the top 5 places to visit in Canton. Thank you Southern Living for the lovely write up about the shoppe and how we began!

I am in this business because I love it, plain and simple.  So, when things like this fall into my lap it's just icing on the cake!  Stay tuned to hear what other upcoming amazing and wonderful things have fallen into our lap!!  This is going to be one heck of an exciting year!

Thank you so much for always supporting and encouraging us as you do! 


Come see all of us during the next First Monday show that takes place June 2nd - 6th.

xoxo

21 comments:

Lori said...

Great news for you. I haven't gotten my copy yet, can't wait to see you there.

Blondie's Journal said...

A big congratulations to you, Laurie Anna! Your booth looks wonderful. It's hard to find Southern Living up North, but I will look for it!

XO,
Jane

Katies Rose Cottage Designs said...

Ohhhh Laurie Congratulations!!
That so very much does not surprise me since your shop is pretty much amazing!!
It is beyond beautiful!!

xoxo
Lori

Jenny @ Faith and Pearl said...

Congratulations LauriaAnna!! I saw the article lastnight and it is wonderful. I though "woohoo! Thats one of my favs too!!" Congrats again!!

xoxo
jenny

Becky C said...

Congratulations to you!! Wow Laurie Anna! Southern Living? What an honor! I am not surprised, though. You know how much we love your shoppe. Keep up the good work...can't wait to hear more.
We will see you at the June show.
Becky C

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

A BIG Congrats on being featured in Southern Living mag, I'm so happy for you!!!
Hugs~~~ Daphne

Shabby Cottage Shops said...

Fabulous news for you and congratulations! The booth looks gorgeous!

Cathy said...

Congrats to all of us!LOL.....It was so exciting to pick up the new issue and be among the top 5 pics from Southern Living.....I still can't stop smiling!
Cathy aka Girls Gone Junkin

Cozy Little House said...

I think you're the NUMBER ONE place to visit in Canton.
Brenda

Lakehouse Outfitters said...

Laurie Anna - Congratulations to you too! I have been meaning to stop by your shop during First Monday to meet you as many of our customers in Dallas rave about your shop and your talents.

Cindy Jones-Batten

Blissful Endings said...

Congratulations Laurie Anna! So well deserved and very nice of you to share who the other four were, I have not gotten the mag yet.

White Rose Cottage said...

Yay! I just got the magazine and was so excited to see the article! I didn't know you used to be a corp trainer? That's what my husband does! Small world! Congrats to you!

LaurieAnna's Vintage Home said...

Hi Cindy,

Thanks so much for the congrats and for the sweet words! I would love to visit your space sometime, but you know how it goes.....can't ever get away during the shows! Maybe one day this summer. :))

Much success to you, I hope to meet you in person sometime! Congrats again....very nice write up about you!

Carolyn said...

Congratulations! Your shop is pretty much amazing!

Silver MLM

Stephanie said...

Congrats LA - how very exciting!! I just got my copy yesterday - I will go check it out!

Classic Style Blog said...

this is great news, congratz againg :)) /marie

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Anne Lorys - Fiona and Twig said...

Way to go, girl!
I'll be seeking out that issue and planning a trip up your way to have it autographed. :-)

Have a wonderful week!
Anne

Scarlet said...

Oh my, how exciting! Congrats to you!

The Linen Closet said...

So excited for you, can't wait to get it!

Gresham Barn Sale said...

Hi Laurie Anna - Congrats on your write up! It is so nice to be honored for all your hard work! Thanks for stopping by the blog - I love Rebecca Ballard too - she is one talented gal too! Love to have you come shop with us, we are just a short hop from you in Tyler! I have a merchandising background - so I truly appreciate all your display ideas! You are inspiring! Hope to meet you in person soon!~ Jodi