Blog Awards Ireland 2012

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On Saturday night I had the amazing honour of attending the Blog Awards Ireland as a Finalist in the The Osprey Hotel, Naas.
As I have only been blogging for just over 9 months I was very surprised to get as far as the shortlist for the event, so when I heard I had become a finalist I was unbelievably shocked and delighted.
I had made it to the top 10 for the “Best Blog Post” category out of over 100 nominees with my post Man Time Fashion Show and although I knew I wouldn’t win due to being up against some fantastic, long established blogs, I was so thrilled to have gotten this far.
The dress code for the evening was “Festival Theme” so I traded in my original idea of an evening dress and heels for some fringed boots and flowers in my hair. It was so much fun to get dressed up for the night and I was absolutely delighted when they announced that I was the winner of the “Best Festival Themed Outfit” for which I received a night away in the stunning “Lisloughrey Lodge” in County Mayo with Dinner and Breakfast! I am so looking forward to using this fab prize in the very near future!
The Osprey hotel was such a beautiful location for the event and my Mother and I chose to stay there for the weekend. We had a great time relaxing in the hotel and enjoying the slight hint of Autumn sunshine on the beautiful terrace adjoining our hotel room.
It was amazing to meet so many Irish Bloggers at the awards and have the chance to speak with them about their experiences on the world wide web.
I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for me in the run up to the awards, well done to all the worthy winners and congratulations to Amanda, Beatrice and Lorna for organising such a wonderful event and for the chance to be a part of it!
Already looking forward to next year!
Let me know what you think of my Festival Inspired look!
Nicola x
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Myself with the Organisers of the Awards – Amanda, Beatrice and Lorna
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Presenter for the night – Susan Boyle and Myself 
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My “Finalist” Certificate
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My amazing prize for winning “Best Festival Themed Outift” – A night in Lisloughrey Lodge, Mayo 
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The Fab Balloons from the night spelling out the famous Twitter Hashtag for the event – #BlogFestIRL
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Our Table for Dinner and the Ceremony
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Myself with Sponsors – Register365 and Fellow Blogger The 21st Century Naturalist
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My Blogs name on the Big Screen for the Best Blog Post Final
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Myself with the Blog Awards Ireland Team enjoying some of the gorgeous “Missy-Moo” ice-cream on the night 

★ CHIFFON TOP & WOODEN BEADED BANGLE FROM “CLOSET CLOTHING” ★
★ FRINGED BOOTS AND HANDBAG BY PIED A TERRE ★
★ PRIMARK FRINGED SHORTS ★
★ RIVER ISLAND COLOURED CUFF BANGLE ★
★ FLORAL HEADBAND FROM RIVER ISLAND ★
★ RINGS AND EARRINGS FROM BOUDOIR BOUTIQUE NI ★
★ PENDANT FROM PILGRIM ★
FOR THE FLOWER PATTERN ON MY FACE I USED:
BODY CRAYONS FROM CLAIRES ACCESSORIES

Lipstick – Mac, Viva Glam – Lady Gaga
Lipliner – Mac: Colour – Hover

16 Comments

  1. Vera Vanity

    Hi dear! Wow, you look great… Like everytime super original. I hope that was great fun for you. Have a great day. Xoxo V.V.

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  2. Amy K

    This is Amazing!

    Much Love

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  3. Anouka

    Congratulations! And I love it how you honoured the dress code and went with this outfit. And it got you a prize! xo

    LUXESSED

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  4. Letne Dni

    Wow, congratuations, that's amazing, plus you looked great.

    Dusana 🙂

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  5. Irena D world

    hi hi
    absolutely love your look
    thanks a lot for the comment on my blog
    i'm following you now
    xx

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  6. Anna

    Congratulations, you deserve it. Seemed a great event, you looked fab!

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  7. Adeola Naomi

    Congratulations a zillion times!!!!
    You outfit is totally woow!!!
    Have a wonderful week dear and take care of your beautiful self.
    Kisses from Greece

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  8. GrandyXO

    Omg congratz on the nomination!! How amazing it looks like you had a wonderful time there you also looked lovely as usual loove the bohemian rhapsody inspired outfit! xox

    OhSoFashionxo

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  9. caise

    You looked amazing!

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  10. Surbhi Suri

    wow, so many thrilling moments ! First a finalist n then best dressed. way to go !
    Thanks so much for ur comment on my blog ! stay in touch
    P.S –If u have time hop over to my blog and check my new post !
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  11. Tie Bow-tie

    Congrats dear! You're the best!!!!
    kisses and hugs)

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  12. Preslava Tsacheva

    You look gorgeous! You are like taken out from some fairytale! Amazing dress and it looks great on you with all those bracalets 🙂 Congrats on the award 🙂
    I am following you now 🙂 I hope you will visit my blog and maybe follow back? 🙂

    http://gamesoffashion.blogspot.com/

    xoxo, Press

    Reply

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