Sunday, December 4, 2011

Holiday Magazine Copycat Challenge

When our dear friend, Debbie, of Debbiedoo's Blogging and Blabbing, announced the Holiday Magazine Copycat Challenge, I knew exactly what I wanted to do!


While out grocery shopping, a couple of months ago, I stumbled upon a special edition of "Southern Accents" magazine. It was their Christmas Decorating Guide. Since the magazine is no longer in existence, I was so excited to see this special holiday issue!!  While there are so many great images inside, this one, on page 79, really caught my eye!  I enjoy creating my version of a "Tuscan" holiday, with warm colors; and this page, with its "Old World" feel, just captivated me.


And, here is my version:


56 comments:

  1. Snenita it's absolutely stunning, just gorgeous! more beautiful than the original.

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  2. Beautiful as always Shenita! No offense meant toward them at all, but you could probably teach them a thing or two!

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  3. Wow, that is so beautiful! You did a fabulous job!

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  4. I can always pick your blog out of the crowd at any linky party. You are such an amazing designer! I love your tablescapes!

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  5. Oh, you've done a fabulous job on your copycat. Actually, your version is much prettier! :) Your floral is outstanding! :) The candlelight just is so pretty too. Pat yourself on the back! :)
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  6. What a beautiful job of your copycat! But then all your decorating is beautiful!
    Barb

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  7. I knew your interpretation would be spectacular! It's gorgeous!

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  8. oh my!! they should have copied you!!!

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  9. Hi, I'm visiting back, I'm here to wrap your presents ;) Now here's another case where *your* copy cat item looks better than the original - love your design. Thanks for stopping by, glad I got to meet you and see your design beauty!

    Hugs,
    Mary

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  10. Your copy cat version is much more beautiful than the photo in Southern Accents. Good job! This is amazing!

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  11. Fabulous, Shenita! I like your version better. =) A++++++++++

    xo ~Liz

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  12. Get out of town!!!!!! Your version is even prettier. You better watch out Shenita, the mags may be knocking on your door soon. Thanks for sharing with the party. Have fun, I know you will:)!~

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  13. WOW girl!! I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE did I say LOVE yours soooo much better! You really have the touch girl! :) GORGEOUS, I agree with Debbie I think your decor will definitely be in a magazine one day!!

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  14. Wow! What a great job, your arrangement and table are gorgeous! hugs ~lynne~

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  15. I have to say I like the one you did better. The feathers are the icing on the cake! ~ Maureen

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  16. Oh Shenita,

    I agree with the girls, yours is waaaaay better. Amazingly fantastic! Love it!

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  17. Lovely ! Better than the original !

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  18. How elegant looking, you sure have the eye for decorating. Lovely!!

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  19. As soon as I saw the thumnail, I knew it was you! It is stunning! And truly looks more lovely then your inspiration picture.

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  20. Shenita, you have done it again. I always look forward to your beautiful creations!
    ~Tami

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  21. amazing.. Girl, you have got IT..
    absolutely stunning.

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  22. Just gorgeous, your arrangements are always stunning! Love the butterfly detail! :)

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  23. Beautiful! How do you have the time to do so many things? :-) Blows my mind, girl!

    xo
    Pat

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  24. Wow this is stunning...I like your version more than the magazine version! Gorgeous!
    Miss Bloomers

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  25. I am speechless!!! YOURS is perfection--WOW!!! You are so super-talented...I am in awe!

    XO
    Cindy

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  26. Shenita, yours is outstanding and very beautiful. I love it. Thanks for sharing it. Helen

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  27. This is beautiful, Shenita! What a great copycat...your copy sparkles.

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  28. Wow Shenita! You really really did a beautiful job! I love your floral arrangement! I'll send you a vase I need decorate!! I love this idea..very beautifully displayed!

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  29. Very pretty! Your centerpiece is so grand! Looking forward to reading more details about it tomorrow.

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  30. WOW.WOW.WOW--need I say more? :) This is unbelievable! I, for one, can't wait to hear how you made the centerpiece! All beautiful!

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  31. ohmygosh, I'm knocked out, this is fabulous!! So beautiful!! xo

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  32. Your version is spectacular Shenita. I love the feathers mixed in.

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  33. CAN NOT WAIT FOR YOUR GUEST POST ABOUT THE DETAILS!!!! Off topic question... did you do the painting in your dining room along with the stenciling? What is that aged kind of wall look called?

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  34. GORGEOUS Shenita! You are just amazing and so talented!!!!

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  35. I will make sure to get by looks good!!

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  36. Definitely love your version more. It is so very pretty.

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  37. You do this so well Shenita! Once again...gorgeous!!

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  38. Shenita...love, love it!!...Your Santas are gorgeous and your mantle superb!
    Looking forward to more of your Christmas posts!!

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  39. Great job, this is just beautiful! It looks like a lot of work. Visiting from Debbiedoos!

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  40. Another stunner from you. You really have an eye for this type of thing. So glad you linked up to Motivated Monday at BeColorful.
    Pam

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  41. OMGoodness, this is *S*T*U*N*N*I*NG* !!!!!!! Wow, you did an amazing copy cat. You are so talented, Shenita. Did you study interior design? I am enjoying your blog so much.

    xoxoxoxo,
    RJ

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  42. Simply stunning!! You are so talented!

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  43. Wow, wow! What a beautiful arrangement. You are talented, girl!

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  44. Very striking!! You did a wonderful job!

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  45. Your inspiration is beautiful and you totally out did it!!! You're so talented!!!

    Thanks for linking up to my party!
    XO, Aimee from ItsOverflowing.com

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  46. Very inspirational and beautiful my friend, as always you never cease to amaze with your creativity.

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