HGTV, Flea Market Style and self inflicted fame

HGTV feature of Funky Junk Interiors

Well, look who’s first up in line over at HERE.

This was by far a category made for me so I submitted a few of my projects. You’ll also see some well known blog superstars in the mix so I challenge you to ‘name that photoshoot!’ when you glance through them. ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanks Farima at HGTV! I’m thrilled to be a part of this!

Let’s see… what else… big agenda today…

Flea Market Style Magazine feature of Funky Junk Interiors 

Flea Market Style Magazine feature of Funky Junk Interiors

I was going to wait until I received a copy to tell you that I’m featured in Flea Market Style Magazine. However many of you are already holding one in your hands, you lucky ducks!  

Flea Market Style Magazine feature of Funky Junk Interiors

And just maybe if I can hunt one down myself, I’ll throw on some movie star sunglasses, sign a copy and send it to one of you…

“Well, these are taken! Keep lookin’!”

(This is my friend Sonny btw. And you don’t want to see the rest of this pic. )

 And just maybe I’ll do that every time I’m IN a magazine from now on to celebrate it!

Word has it that the mag article is making quite a stir.

 “Oh my stars…. I must try this!”

And just when I thought my demographic was mostly women…

“HAHAHAAA! NO WAY! Who IS this girl? I need to go find her. Because I’m awesomely single, cute, I build, I made a coffee table out of rusty gears, and I have a killer plaid jacket collection! Oh. I love cats and love cat hair even MORE.  And I’d cook and have the coffee pot on all the time for her so she could just create. Dumpster diver too?!? Well rust my bucket! Wait, she says that too!”

But word is getting out to the famous as well….

“Woaa baby… Momma! Takalookatthis!”

“THIS…  is DEEP.”

“*SOB*… I can’t hold it together! Nate, call this girl to NYC! She can crate up MY stairs!”

“Thanks for the tweet, Liberty! I’m on it! This is outstanding junk! Can someone ring up a limo suitable for a Canadian junkin’ sign fanatic?”

“This’ll do, eh boss?”

“Nate! I loved the limo!”

“FJ Donna, I can’t believe you’re really here! Hot new perm by the way…”

“Do a little junkin’ and coffee later?”

“Wouldn’t miss it!”

And then this!

I know. I can barely believe it myself. Thanks Val!

“Do a little junkin’ and coffee later?”

“Wouldn’t miss it!”

I know. How silly. ๐Ÿ™‚ And for the record? I have the highest respect for the stars above. For they are displaying a talent and status most could only dream of.

But I hope this feeling of humble elation never leaves, even with the smallest features somehow, somewhere.

Thank-you Flea Market Style and HGTV! I’m so honored!

Which only proves…

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38 thoughts on “HGTV, Flea Market Style and self inflicted fame

  1. Oh my Lord! You are TOOO funny. Especially love that “Junk It : the Movie”…had to do a double take ’cause I thought that was you in the picture for a second :P.

  2. Looks to me like you’ve worked hard and deserve these recognitions…and it goes without saying, you’re a hoot.

    I think my favorite part is the very last quote about wasting time. ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. I laughed myself silly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    You. R. Awe. Some!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    (psst, don’t get a perm…not with that gorgeous hair of yours! Yeah, like that has anything to do with anything….)

    LOVED THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    and what were you doing in that last pic of you – – from your other post?? with the saw thing in your hand pointed at the ceiling….madness! I have to know!!!


  4. keep on rockin girl…um but this post makes me wonder if you’re getting enough sleep these days! lol just kidding! ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t believe I get to trade emails with someone so FAMOUS! so so cool girl! the hgtv thing – way to go! fms – yeah! can’t wait to see what lies ahead!

  5. you girlfriend are!! thanks for the laughter.
    got my fms mag last week and it was SO cool to see so many of my FAV blogmasters in there. woohoo! i’m waiting for the pallette-table-desk post… please don’t keep us in such suspense. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  6. I’m so excited now that my DD works at Barnes & Noble she can bring my favorite zines home to me right when they hit the shelves. I think she’s figured out that this is one way mom will always be giving her money!

    Congrats on the HGTV spot! Yay you! When will they give you your own show? ๐Ÿ™‚ Just think’n ahead!

  7. Thanks, Donna, for the shout out for those of who just participate sporadically…and that no time is wasted if you’re having fun! Perfect analogy.

    Of course, I can see you in many venues in the future…You go girl!

    Also, got my Flea Market Style magazine through another blogger…and it is terrific and not a blogger I didn’t recognize…guess I’m IN THE KNOW!
    Best regards,

  8. I think you should play yourself!!! lol Funny post and congrats! Can’t find Flea Market Mag around here, have been looking for sometime…going online….and get a copy!!
    I love your can do attitude! No stopping you!!! Great job!

  9. Oh my gosh Donna, you’re hilarious! And Congratulations. You deserve it all! You work so hard and you’re authentic. I love Valerie and I totally think she should play you.

  10. I keep seeing the Flea Market Style magazine and I WANT it, and I keep asking around here at all the shops and I get a deer in the headlights stare! I also want the Flea Market Garden to no avail! I will keep on looking, guess I will check on line. Love the post, by the way. You always brighten my day.

  11. Well, I think the next SNS should be Junky Sunglasses. I have some ideas already. Waiting with bated breath (whatever that means) for the desk reveal. Give us a few hints – is it 12 feet long? 16 feet? What will come first, Gaddafi’s resignation or the desk reveal? Ann

  12. Love the post! My mother in law says “Kiss old rusty” instead of….Gotta love the rust! I’ve cut back on frantically trying to make something just to link up….what is this crazy world coming to?? Relax and enjoy….

  13. Congratulations for all the wonderful, well deserved things happening for you. Sometimes I think all of those kinds of things would be awesome to happen to me and other times I think, no way. I’m looking forward to some of those themed link ups!

  14. Yay Donna! You are so funny and so talented! I love the sign about time not wasted. Makes me feel so much better ๐Ÿ™‚
    Keep it coming…
    Becky C

  15. You are so funny (and talented)! I love reading your blog. You have inspired me to start my own. Congratulations on all the wonderful things happening to you–you definitely deserve them!

  16. hahah love love Your attitude – I want to be your neighbor! Plus you had a pic of James Franco *swoon*

    Congratulations on all the fabulous news! Can’t wait to get my hands on the new Flea Market Style!!

  17. You are a CRAZY woman and if you keep doing these kinds of blog posts I’ll have to invest in Depends for when I pee my pants laughing!

    Congratulations all around!

  18. Congrats to you!! Thanks for the laugh, even though it all could be reality; after all, the stars are just people like us, right?! ๐Ÿ™‚
    I’ll have to find that magazine. Looks like a good one!! (I’m not up on what’s out there in magazines. My scoping out the magazine aisles have ceased for a while whilst I generally shop with 3 little ones.

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