Flea Market Style – Summer 2012

A winter-white sky presides over what promises to be another crazy day of mess-making and picture-taking, here at TLC. Those two things seem to go hand and hand around here, lately. We’ve been working on a bunch of Fall-themed decorating idea articles for HGTV.com, so my office is currently acting as a photo studio, and we’re up to our eyeballs in all-things orange and autumn. LOL!

But before we break out the camera and corn husks, I wanted to share something that has me walkin’ on sunshine today.

Kevin’s photography in the new issue of Flea Market Style magazine.

I’m really, really proud of him, y’all. His first ever, “contributor” pic appears on page 4…

…and a purple-y pink pic he took of moi appears on page 10…

We had to do a lot of stuff-shufflin’ to get that shot that day, and if you could see the mountain piled up behind the camera, you’d wonder why I was even smiling in that picture- ha!

He also shot the article called, “Little Piece Of Paradise” that starts on page 38…

I’m feeling a bit emotional pasting these pics onto this page right now because although we haven’t talked about it out loud yet, I know how much this opportunity meant to him. I know how much giddy good it did. Like, in a really, deep down, guy-who’s-still-trying-to-figure-out-what-he-wants-to-be-when-he-grows-up sorta way.

I saw it in his energy yesterday as he ran back from the mailbox with the new issues of the magazine in his hands. I saw it in the tender way he turned over each freshly-printed page and smiled when he saw a little bit of his heart displayed there. I saw it all from a distance, and I thought my heart would surely explode as I watched him flip through it for the first time from the room next door.

Here’s to hope, happiness, and havin’ an e-place to save milestone memories!

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  1. says

    Kevin, congrats on your publication. The photos are wonderful and the one of the curved railing and staircase make me think how I could squeeze such a delight into our own home. Kudos.

    Layla, the pride for and support of your hubby are refreshing, honest and real. Thank you – this is one of my favourite posts.

  2. says

    Could you two be any cuter?!?!?

    Huge congratulations to you, Kevin! What an amazing way to have a dream become reality. Good job!

  3. says

    Pass the tissues please. I so get it Kev…awesome! I just picked up my camera again this past year and it was like someone turned a little light on in my heart. Love all you do Kev:)

  4. says

    Cannot belive I missed this post, oh & I always ask for a flea market mag to be posted to OZ I am very un organised this year!!
    Well I am so pleased for you guys to be featured & pictures look great, also Layla you look gorgeous. :)

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