Blog Awards Ireland 2013 – finalist

Way back in June Hydrangea Girl was nominated in this years Blog Awards Ireland. It was nominated in three categories and I was OH SO excited / flattered / massive ball of nerves. Then in September, the Blog Awards Ireland announced their shortlist. Hydrangea Girl made it through in all three categories. I was pretty surprised, considering I had eye-balled {and swooned} over my fellow nominee’s sites, and couldn’t believe I even made the short list

Then, last Tuesday, I checked the Blog Awards site and I had made it through to the finals. In all three categories. Balls to the walls. Nominated for Best Craft Blog, Best Lifestyle Blog as well as Best Designed Blog. Only five blogs make it into each final category. Five. To say I was overwhelmed would be an understatement. 
It’s true when people say it’s been a pleasure to just be nominated. I’m incredibly flattered to be in the final round among such awesome bloggers. I’m not expecting to get any further and I’m heading to the awards ceremony this weekend to shoot the breeze and make new blogger / bloggette friends. And wine friends. Did you check out the blogs I’m alongside in the finals? No really. They make my site look like a bag of hammers. It’s very humbling. 
If you’re attending the awards this weekend, lemme know! I get nervous at these things and never know where to stand / look / not to talk with food in my mouth and be a lady and swear less. So if you see me there, let’s make awkward conversation. With beverage in hand. Obv.
xx A

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  1. October 7, 2013 / 17:44

    Wow – congratulations, that's amazing! You deserve it! If I lived nearer, it would have be great to go along and cheer you on – good luck!!!! Maria xx

  2. October 8, 2013 / 04:12

    Congrats and well deserved!! So glad you blogged about this too. I did have a giggle about the 'swear less" comment.You will be fine and will wow people with your natural charm and talent. I would like to add that I admire you Miss A. You are super talented and you work hard on your blog. You do not sit back and wait for things to happen you create them and your blog is a reflection of this. Your nominations into the three finals is also a reflection of your hard work shining out in blogland!! Congrats again!!

  3. Sam A
    October 8, 2013 / 07:20

    Congrats Alex! You deserve each nomination because look – you've created a wonderful place to escape to. I know you're very hard on yourself and guess what – you're going to win! 🙂 I'm rooting for your corner because you've made something great.

  4. John JJP
    October 8, 2013 / 10:36

    yayyyyy congrats alex!!! well done you and for good reason!!!! your website is so inspirational , full of amazing projects & looks AMAZING too. of course you got threw :-))