Monday, September 29, 2008

An award, who me?

Did I get that right? Someone wants to recognize me? Really? YAY!!!! This is just what I need in the midst of the chaos in my life right now! What a way to make a girl feel good. :) And not only one award, but apparently two people nominated me! YAY again!

The first one I became aware of was from Cheryl of Lavendar Cottage Originals. Thanks Cheryl!

Then I discovered that Tammy from Tammy's Treasure Chest had also put my name up! THANKS Tammy! :)

I have to say, it really IS a good feeling. To be reocgnized at all, much less by peers - its wonderful! So apparently I'm supposed to give a grand acceptance speech all in good fun.
Sooo, mine goes something like this:

Thanks to the internet for providing an avenue for my complusion to grow into a serious sickness! Thanks for the hours glued to the keyboard in search of tutorials and tips in the early days. Those days of searching have morphed into late nights on jewelry message boards/forums making new friends and learning even more. THANKS to all the new (now old) and even NEWER friends for encouraging and supporting the sheer maddness of my life! Thanks to Contenti for providing such great service and ease of shopping (online of course), thanks to Thunberbird supply for their rock bottom wire prices......thanks to my employer for a paycheck. Ahem...thanks to everyone at the Jewelry Artists Network forum - you all keep me going! And of course thanks to my family, who smile and nod politely when I show them each new bobble, weird thing, gem, piece of metal, tool, etc that I bring up from the depths of the basement.

I'd be no where with out you all.

And I am to nominate 7 others. OK, here we go:

1. Hans Meevis: -- not only because Hans makes SUCH beautiful things, but he also gives so freely out of his wealth of knowledge.

2. Stevie B: -- great person and such an inspiration!

3. Cindy: -- she is a wonderul artist and adds a story to so many of her pieces, its worth seeing! Go, go there now!

OK, this is tiring!! I have to find a few more - sticking to my criteria or blogs that are recently active and have a good number of posts as well as illuminating content. :) Will be back....

And here are the ruls:
Here are the rules if you’re nominated:
1. The winner can put the logo on their blog.
2. Link to the person you received your award from.
3. Nominate at least 7 other blogs.
4. Put links of those blogs on yours.
5. Leave a message on the blogs you’ve nominated.
6. Write an acceptance speech in the style of the Academy Awards, thanking every body’s mother, father, sister, brother, aunties and uncles and the kitchen staff at your favorite restaurant!
(now you can see why its so tiring!)


  1. Hey Janice...I nominated you as well! We all move in small circles, don't we!

    ~Melissa M

  2. I don't know how I am going to ever keep up with this "great person" persona.

    As for inspiration...I'm blushing. That I can inspire anyone brings a warm smile on my face.