Saturday, November 25, 2006

Back from Australia....

Hi all,

Well Josh & I arrived back from Australia today. It was a quick trip I mean we left here on Thursday spent 39 hours in transit then had 5 days at home then another 32 hrs in transit. Are we tired you may ask? We are buggered!!! We got back to our house about 10am today and I've just woke up and it's midnight I think, so it's going to take the weekend to get me back into a normal sleeping pattern.

It was great to catch up with our family and friends. I even spent a night scrapping with my dear friend Carole It was great we scraped from 8pm till 3am and I got only 1 page done and well Carole she cut out some flowers! lol we had way too much to chat about. It was just so great to catch up.

I have some amazing news there is a contest here in England called Scrapbooker Of The Year I have entered the competition and have made the top 20! I'm over the moon and it all comes down to a public vote which I think is a great idea! It's the same as the Masters. If you would like to vote Click to open the Voting Form

This is the page that is featured as my entry

It is number 2 ‘Cutie’ By Lauren Rhodes Chatham

If you would like to vote for any of the entries just follow the links on the page. You can only vote once and it doesn’t matter what country you live in. Oh a big thanks to the lovely Pam who got the message through to me that I made the top 20 as I was still in Oz. I haven’t had the chance to pick up the magazine yet but it’s on my list to do tomorrow. (The ever growing one) Honestly why does the fridge not re stock it’s self???? The joys of coming home from a holiday to no bread no milk and as Josh would put it NO FOOD!! ROFL!

I plan on scrapping most of my weekend as my parents bought Josh & I iPods for Christmas so he will be gadget shopping and playing most of the weekend! Lol

I have some pages that I will share with you but I have to put on the finishing touches. Plus I have to go check what the pencil lines sketch is as I’m hooked!

A huge thaks to all that stop by my blog I love to share what is going on in my world with you all and I’m glad that we have such a great online community keeping it positive, supporting and encouraging each other.

Have a great weekend.

Lauren x


Tammy James said...

Hi Laruen,
Glad you made it back safe and sound.
Top 20 ... WOW ... you must be thrilled!

Have a great weekend.

Anonymous said...

Lauren it is awesome that you have made it to the top 20 and I have voted for you!!!

The very best of luck!

And thanks so much for your kind words regarding my grandfather :-(

Megan xx

Anonymous said...

Wow Lauren! Congratulations on your top 20 place and what a stunning LO....I voted for you!

All the best my friend.

Anonymous said...

Hi Lauren, I am pleased you got home safely, you must have been so very tired. I have voted Yay for you, this is so very exciting, don't forget to let us know what happens.

Good luck.

Best Wishes

Margaret Wilkinson said...

hi Lauren,
all the best with the voting - but as luck would have it you're wrong! It is Number TWO - Cutie by Lauren etc.....
Vote 1 for Lauren!

Paula said...

Hey you, glad you had a great time back home, all be it a flying trip...
Love the new look blog.
Well done you & good luck with the SB of The Year voting..Go Girlie....
Paula Pixie

Pam said...

Welcome back- that jet lag is something else isn't it? Congratulations on making the top 20. This is the comp that I was a runner up in last year. Keep scrapping and blogging- I love to hear what you are up to.

keslyn said...

wow Lauren, top 20 that fantastic.
I have voted, so good luck
My daughter Nicole arrived in London today, she is there for 2 months
Have a grat weekend

Mardi said... wonder you are tired...what a huge schedule...phew....I bet it was worth it though.

WOW!..on the top 20 ..that is fantastic...another vote coming here...

Mardi x

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Mel Diener said... 20, that is so awesome, congratulations. Good luck, hope you win.

Mel xx

Pam said...

I have just had a look at your gallery- you have some fab pages there..

Anonymous said...

good luck lauren! I added my vote for you :)