28 November 21, 2008

Number 1 in the Venus Zine Hottt List!

I was surprised when I was nominated, thrilled when I was interviewed, and then shocked when I saw my face staring back at me in the Winter 2008 issue of Venus Zine! The magazine won’t be on newsstands until December 1, but I subscribe and my copy arrived today.

Without even looking through the table of contents, I started flipping through to see if I could find the little blurb I was expecting about Pink Loves Brown. Um, SURPRISE. I found it right away, since there’s a photo of me that takes up a quarter of a page! Yowza.

venuszine winter 2008, "Loving Pink Loves Brown"

A two page feature! And I won the top spot in the Hottt List! Amazing. Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU to everyone that voted for me!

venuszine winter 2008

venuszine winter 2008

venuszine winter 2008

You can view each page in a larger size over at flickr, or you can download the PDF: [download#2#nohits].

Again, a big thank you! And thank you, Venus Zine!

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    November 21, 2008 at 2:37 am

    This is so great! Congratulations!
    And you had my vote so, You’re welcome :)

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    Design Lovely
    November 21, 2008 at 2:55 am

    Wow! That is so cool. Congratulations. You definitely deserve it!

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    November 21, 2008 at 6:39 am


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    At Home with Kim Vallee
    November 21, 2008 at 8:00 am

    Congratulations! I enjoy reading the article.

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    November 21, 2008 at 9:02 am

    How exciting – congrats!!

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    November 21, 2008 at 9:19 am

    A well-deserved feature. You rock!

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    Renee Nordholm
    November 21, 2008 at 9:29 am

    That is so awesome! CONGRATS! You rock!

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    November 21, 2008 at 9:29 am

    Congratulations! Well deserved!

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    November 21, 2008 at 9:36 am

    That is so cool! Congrats :)

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    November 21, 2008 at 9:38 am

    That’s fantastic! I continue to check your website (although we have never met) because of your fresh ideas and great products. You should be extremely proud of yourself!

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    November 21, 2008 at 9:45 am

    Congratulations! That’s awesome!

    Oh, and I really like your hair. :)

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    November 21, 2008 at 11:53 am

    Congrats!! This is a fantastic piece!

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    November 21, 2008 at 12:28 pm

    So cool!!! Congratulations :)

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    November 21, 2008 at 12:57 pm

    Congrats to you! So exciting.

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    perfect bound
    November 21, 2008 at 2:13 pm

    So inspirational! I love what you say about doing research. What a well deserved honor. Cheers to you!

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    amy purple
    November 21, 2008 at 3:11 pm

    Congratulations, Nicole! Very well deserved!

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    November 21, 2008 at 3:26 pm

    Way to go! Not only is it an honor, but it’s accompanied by a great article and photo of you.

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    November 21, 2008 at 4:15 pm

    Congratulations! A well deserved honour.

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    Jessica McCloud
    November 21, 2008 at 6:07 pm

    A big Congrats to you!!
    Completely and totally deserved I might add ;-)
    Agnes and i are so happy for you and you know Lulu Mae has got your back ;-)

    Congrats! Congrats! Congrats!


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    Miss B.
    November 21, 2008 at 7:12 pm

    Congrats Miss Nicole! I can’t think if a nicer lovely to be featured:)

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    November 21, 2008 at 11:18 pm

    You had my vote all the way! You rock chic!

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    November 23, 2008 at 12:37 pm

    What an achievement! I’ve been following your blog for quite some time and love it. I’m a writer for Venus. Enjoy your place in the spotlight…..

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    Monica A
    November 23, 2008 at 5:04 pm

    How awesome! Congratulations!!!!

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    Love, Lulu Mae
    November 24, 2008 at 4:54 pm

    you totally deserve it! Congrats! GREAT ARTICLE!

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    November 24, 2008 at 6:25 pm

    Congrats hottie! So totally deserved. And good luck with that wallpaper. I’m exhausted just looking at that gorgeously lined up corner. Go get ’em grrrl.

    s (& j of course)

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    November 25, 2008 at 3:47 pm

    Woot! Congrats to you!

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    November 29, 2008 at 12:10 am

    Well done Nicole. You deserve the publicity – I only know you from your blog but you are a great designer.

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    Carey @ Lasso'd Moon Designs
    December 16, 2008 at 2:31 pm

    congrats! what an awesome thing to have happen!

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