Monday, 20 May 2013

1 year blogging!

A year ago today I published my first blog post and began my blogging journey, it feels like this year has gone so fast and so many things have happened in this time. I am so glad I started this blog as only good things have come of it, I have managed to document different things that happened to me, my holiday last year, Phoebe being born and my trip to California. When I started my blog I genuinely didn't think anyone would follow it, I had a blog before this one and worked on it for about a year, with 25 followers so I thought this one would be similar. However as I began to learn how to design my blog, how to take better photos, how to edit them and how to write better posts, followers seemed to appear and I genuinely get so excited when I see a new follower on my blog. Last year wasn't the best year for me, I felt very down for the majority of it but my blog kept me going and it felt like somewhere I could express my feelings and my creativity, I also met some amazing people who restored my faith in humanity! It's so crazy when I look back and see that I ran a giveaway, won a giveaway, have been invited to events, worked with some lovely companies that I wouldn't have met if it hadn't been for my blog and most of all met some amazing people. I didn't have too many friends at school and thought most people were bitchy but I was proved wrong when people would compliment me on blog posts and tweet me nice tweets, there are a lot of people I've met through blogging that I now consider my friends and hope I can meet in real life one day. If you are sat reading this post and have wanted to start a blog my advice to you is "start!" Only positive things have come from my blog and I hope that soon I will actually post youtube videos, I have filmed, edited and uploaded two but they are currently on private as I'm still quite scared! Youtube is something I have wanted to do for ages now and even though I am terrified at the thought of putting my face out there, I am so excited to start something new. It's so weird to think that I started with nothing and through hard work have built something that I am so proud of! I was hoping to do a 1 year giveaway but I am lacking in the funds department at the moment! So when I get some money keep your eyes peeled for that! I am sorry for the soppy post today but just know that if you read my blog, I appreciate you a lot and want to thank you for following!

Some lovely people:
Little Birdie London // Beauxoxo // Kassie  // Becky // Jess // Sarah // Tash


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18 comments

  1. Congrats to you! Not many blogs make it past the first year. Love your blog, and certainly hope to see more of it.
    Beauty Fashion Skin Care Blog - Girlie Blog Seattle | Cheap Makeup Reviews

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  2. Congratulations on 1 year of blogging! I love your blog, it's one of my favourites to read :) xx

    belle-amiebeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. congratulations! I also blogged for a year before starting my current one and only had about 20 followers. This time I got involved on twitter and designed my blog properly, and now it's a lot more successful than the previous attempt!

    Put youtube videos up, if you love doing them, i'm sure other people will love watching them too :)

    x x

    dippywrites.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Congratulations, I'm a new reader but I love your blogging style its so easy to read and always looks amazing!

    Jamie-Lee | Glitter Infatuation | Beauty & Lifestyle Blog! x

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  5. Congrats !!!...:)*inspires* Even i started a blog long time back which was dormant...But now i started new one since a fortnight...
    Do drop by :)
    Congrats once again enjoy your moment :D

    http://ashpv.blogspot.in/

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  6. Happy blog birthday lovely :) xx

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  7. Happy bloggy birthday! Love your blog!
    Chloe xxxx
    www.underestimatethegirl.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Congrats, keep up the good work!

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  9. Congratulations on your blog anniversary :) a year seems like such a long time, but it really does fly by especially in terms of blogging. I love having my own little space on the internet too. I think you should go for it with the Youtube videos - what's the worst that could happen! :) xx

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  10. Happy Blogiversary darling! I love your blog so much! Keep up the amazing work! <33

    I am running an International Giveaway on my blog now, and I'd love it if you enter for the chance to win some YSL, Chanel and Essie products! :)

    XO,
    RosyChicc

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  11. Congratulations sweet! You've got a cute blog

    bonjourbeaut.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. Just starting following you; I've recently started a blog and know how hard it is to actually get anywhere! Congrats xx

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  13. Thanks for inspiring me to finally start a blog!
    Congratulations on your blogging anniversary - I love to sit and read your blog :-)

    http://dailyfacebeauty.blogspot.co.uk/

    x

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