Wednesday, November 21, 2012

My TV Debut

Well! Remember me scrubbing the floors last time I had great news I couldn't share? No time for that this time, I had to get stuck straight in!
I have been busting to tell you all my news, but really until it happened, I didn't want to tempt fate.
I, MrsC aka Maryanne aka The Crafty Lady, have a weekly spot on Choice TV's Brunch programme, demonstrating DIY craft ideas.
Choice TV is a national channel, and my segment is going out on Monday NZ time, between 10-11am some time. I have it on good authority that once the technical issues are sorted, my segment will be on YouTube.
And it was the best fun ever! I spent a happy 15 minutes in the green room talking to the world's first transgender politician, Georgina Beyer, a women I admire enormously, and who is absolutely hilarious!  Georgina is the political profiler for the programme.
So, you are probably wondering how this came about. I got a call a few weeks ago from Samantha Hannah, one of my all time favourite people, who is a presenter on the show. She asked me if I was interested and I said, probably not....kidding! I said yes please! Great publicity for my business, and great fun too.
and hard work. Oh my gosh, simplifying a project so much it can be demoed in 6 minutes, making 'here's one I prepared earlier' stages to whip out, all while talking flat out.
Anyway, I must dash. I took the camera out there to take photos of the green room and studio but really I didn't have time. I will add some links to our Facebook page etc when they are done.
Such fun! :)

13 comments:

  1. Woo hoo!!! (Maracas, party horns, confetti, hand clappers, cow bells and whistles going off here). Well done you.

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  2. How awesomely exciting!! I hadn't thought about all the preparation to make the " in progress" stages ...I'm super curious to know what your debut project was! Congratulations to you :-)

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  3. Congratulations! How amazing. You must be thrilled and imagine how thrilled your viewers will be when you teach them how to make fabulous crafts. Wow! Congratulations! Imagine, I "knew" you way back when!

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  4. I'll have to record it. Been watching a few programmes on Choice since you told me and enjoying them. Maybe you'll get a 1/2 hour crafty slot next. X

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  5. Oh that's so cool I hope I can try to find it on u tube

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  6. I am looking forward to seeing you and your creations!!! (once we get a link to it) Good on you!!

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  7. Hello! Couldn't find an email address for you, but please could you send me your details ASAP if you still want to take part in the Sewist's Secret Santa :)

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  8. Yay, what fun! You must share the YouTube link once you have it. Well done!
    Px

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  9. That is fantastic! BTW, I just added you to my links page- I hope that's alright!

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    1. Why thank you, that is just fine with me! :)

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  10. I do hope it makes it to YouTube! Such a lot of work goes into these little snippets, it's a shame to waste them, eh! :)

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  11. Will we be asking for your autograph next? ;)

    btw. just nominated you for a blog award (details on my blog)

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