Sunday, July 22, 2012

Crawling out of the Pages...

Even though it's still just July, I recently received a copy of Country Sampler Magazine's September issue! It's a reminder to all that fall and Halloween are just around the corner. I started flipping through the pages and came across a trio of familiar faces. The Country Treasures section on Page 12 begins with a splash of my Candlestick Spiders! What fun it is to see these whimsical characters featured, and I am grateful that Country Sampler acknowledged me as well. These eight-legged collectibles are practically crawling off the page, and if you would like to adopt a few for your home this Halloween, I would suggest visiting the various vendor sites on my Source Links Page! There are a handful of online stores carrying these curios, and I will also have them available at this year's Halloween Trunk Show. So, go find yourself a copy of this zine in preparation for the harvest season, and many thanks to the folks at Country Sampler for including me once again!

~ Johanna

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"Double, double, toil and trouble - these adorable accents by artist Johanna Parker can serve either as spider-topped finials or quirky candlesticks. Depending on your decorating mood, outfit the candleholders with grubby black tapers and spread the spiders around your tablescape, or present a united front by keeping the pieces intact."

Magazine photography & excerpt, © 2012 Emmis Publishing LP


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4 comments:

Martha said...

Can't wait til mine arrive!!!! Pre-ordered them months ago!!! Congrats on the magazine coverage! :)
Martha

Johanna Parker said...

Oh thanks Martha! :-)

Melissa Kojima said...

Oh, congrats, Johanna. I love this collection. I too can't wait for Halloween---my favorite holiday!

Melissa Kojima said...

Oh, congrats, Johanna. I love this collection. I too can't wait for Halloween---my favorite holiday!