We’ve Been Shortlisted For a Blog Award!

We’ve Been Shortlisted For a Blog Award!

More than a month ago, we nominated ourselves for a Northern Blog award. We chose the lifestyle category but did it for fun more than anything else. To be super honest with you, we really had little hope we would be shortlisted. Although we both would have loved to attend the ceremony no matter what, we used a nomination and potential shortlisting as an excuse to actually go. And here we are.

We created the blog in December 2015 but published our fist post on the 12 of February 2016. It took us some time to actually seriously get into blogging. Those who have read our one year anniversary and 2017 goals know our story. How we met, how we decided to start a blog together, how we learnt from the blog. Although we live in two different countries, it’s been a great journey. We worked hard and kinda can say we’ve gone far too.

The other day, we were updating our media kit and realize something absolutely crazy. Back in February 2017, we had only 123 followers on Pinterest. Today, we have 2950 followers, growing by the minute. We put a much bigger emphasize on Pinterest these last few weeks and have been super active but still. How fast are things going?! How crazy are things getting? Crazy good but a bit overwhelming.

So when we saw we had been shortlisted for a Northern Blog Award, we could not believe it. Kirsty was joy dancing in her house in France. Corinne was joy dancing in Manchester. We told our friends and families. OMG, so much surprise and joy. But let’s get back to business, please!

We have been nominated in the Twitterati category alongsideΒ Megan Ellaby and Beauty By The Bunny. How amazing and overwhelming is it to be nominated alongside such amazing and successful ladies?! Kinda cool, right? This category is for bloggers who are quite active on Twitter and have a really good engagement there. We guess our #BloggersNightIn has something to do with it. This comment thread has been so successful thanks to you guys. Because you participate, drop your links, engage with us, play the game. So a big thank you!

We know our readers and followers made us so successful. That’s why we wanted to thank you for that because we would not have been that far without you. We also want to ask one last favor. Yes, you guessed. We’d like to ask for you to give us your vote. You can vote for us in the Twitterati category HERE!

A big thank you for your support and for your vote!

See you soon,
Love,
Corinne & Kirsty

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88 Comments

  1. July 16, 2017 / 7:06 pm

    Congratulations!! I will vote now!

    Sophia xo // sophiaaaxo.com

  2. July 16, 2017 / 7:11 pm

    Congratulations, that’s such exciting news! You guys have definitely got my vote!

  3. July 16, 2017 / 7:15 pm

    aww I’m very happy for you! I’ll go give a vote right now lovelies. You should be proud of yourselves! xx

    sami // samiyah.co.uk

  4. abbeylouisarose
    July 16, 2017 / 7:21 pm

    Congratulations you guys! It’s wonderful to see your hard work being rewarded with this nomination! I’m not surprised at your massive following increase, you are so active across your social media platforms and I wish you every success!

    Abbey πŸ‘‘ http://www.abbeylouisarose.co.uk

  5. Robyn
    July 16, 2017 / 7:22 pm

    Congratulations on being shortlisted! I’m so happy for you girls, you deserve it so much!! You have my vote!
    Robyn // http://www.midnightandlace.co.uk/

  6. July 16, 2017 / 7:36 pm

    OMG that is really amazing. Congratulations πŸ™‚

  7. July 16, 2017 / 7:36 pm

    Congratulations on getting shortlisted, you guys deserve it. Wish you all the luck! And congrats on your growing social platforms as well, such an inspiring post!
    Lois x
    http://www.lifeasloismay.wordpress.com

  8. July 16, 2017 / 7:39 pm

    Congratulations this is amazing! You’ve got my vote xx

  9. July 16, 2017 / 7:41 pm

    Amazing! Congrats to you both on being shortlisted πŸ™‚ Voted xxx

  10. July 16, 2017 / 7:49 pm

    You already got my vote a couple of days ago! You go girls πŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸ’ƒπŸΌπŸ’ƒπŸΌβ€οΈβ€οΈ

  11. July 16, 2017 / 7:50 pm

    Omg congratulations on being shortlisted! I’ll definitely be voting for you guys <3
    -Olivia Xxx

    oliviaxalesha.com/blog/

  12. Kayleigh Zara
    July 16, 2017 / 7:50 pm

    Congrats lovelies! You totally deserve it I’ve been reading your blog for such a long time and I’ll be voting for you x

    Kayleigh Zara 🌿www.kayleighzaraa.com

  13. July 16, 2017 / 8:20 pm

    Amazing news, and so well deserved. Your blog is great and I look forward to reading your posts. You should write a post on how you increased your Pinterest, I would be interested to know. Fingers crossed for the award.

  14. July 16, 2017 / 10:42 pm

    Congratulations! I’m sure you will win the award! Best of luck!

  15. July 17, 2017 / 3:04 pm

    Congratulations on the award AND the Pinterest growth! It’s always great to see that all of your hard work is appreciated.

  16. July 17, 2017 / 4:18 pm

    Congrats! It’s so great to see your progress. Keep up the good work.

  17. July 17, 2017 / 4:20 pm

    Awww congratulations to you both! Will go and vote for you now!
    PaleGirlRambling xo

  18. July 17, 2017 / 4:57 pm

    Whooo hooo, Congrats! This is really exciting and I am sure you deserve it! I will go give you my vote!

  19. Jessica Taylor
    July 17, 2017 / 6:37 pm

    Congratulations on being nominated! Such a wonderful honor! You deserve it for sure!

  20. July 17, 2017 / 7:09 pm

    Mega congratulations on this honor! So interesting to hear that putting an emphasis on Pinterest made a difference in growing your following. I pin from my blog inconsistently and I know that’s a mistake. Also, I know I should take the time to create specific photos for Pinterest that I hide in my blogposts, but I’m too lazy – do you do that?

  21. July 17, 2017 / 8:19 pm

    Wow congratulations! Keep up the good work . Your hard work and efforts have paid off .

  22. July 17, 2017 / 8:22 pm

    What an honor to be shortlisted! I am giving you my vote right now.

  23. Sue Tanya McHorgh
    July 17, 2017 / 8:45 pm

    Congratulations on getting shortlisted and good luck

  24. July 17, 2017 / 11:50 pm

    This is so fabulous! Congrats to you guys! I will go vote!

  25. July 18, 2017 / 12:28 am

    Congratulations on being shortlisted for a Northern Blog Award! I had never heard of this award before. What an honor!

  26. July 18, 2017 / 2:12 am

    It’s so nice that you you are doing a blog together. It gives you more ideas when you work together.

  27. July 18, 2017 / 2:18 am

    Oh, that is awesome! Congratulations and keep up the great blog work πŸ™‚

  28. July 18, 2017 / 5:39 am

    That is so exciting, congratulations on the nomination. I’m sure you will even gain a bigger audience to influence.

  29. July 18, 2017 / 7:09 am

    Congrats you both. Just voted..

  30. July 18, 2017 / 8:38 am

    Heartiest congratulations to both of you.Much more to come!! Wishing you luck and all the success for future..:)

  31. July 18, 2017 / 9:11 am

    You have my vote, not only because you’re lovely enough to acknowledge your readers but mainly because you absolutely deserve it! Good luck ladies! MWAH!

  32. July 18, 2017 / 10:07 am

    YAY congrats girls, it is amazing how much progress you have made in such a short amount of time. I just voted good luck xx

  33. Blair villanueva
    July 18, 2017 / 10:25 am

    Congratulations! You ladies deserve it!
    Hope that you will be included to the top list!

  34. July 18, 2017 / 6:07 pm

    It was nice to hear a little bit about your blogs history :). Congrats on being nominated, it must feel great! I did vote for you πŸ™‚

  35. July 18, 2017 / 6:08 pm

    Congratulations on being shortlisted. That’s amazing. You really deserve it. xo

    Antonia || Sweet Passions

  36. July 18, 2017 / 6:13 pm

    I couldn’t think of any lovelier girls who deserve it! Well done on growing and keeping on growing! You guys are amazing!

  37. July 18, 2017 / 6:13 pm

    Well done on being shortlisted! It’s clear you guys work super hard on your blog and your content is always so interesting and engaging – I’m rooting for you guys at the awards πŸ™‚

    Kate x
    http://www.findingkate.co

  38. July 18, 2017 / 6:21 pm

    Congratulations! You’ve done so well and are indeed goals xx

    Itsallzara

  39. July 18, 2017 / 6:26 pm

    Ooo congrats on being shortlisted! You guys definitely deserve this award!

  40. July 18, 2017 / 6:29 pm

    Congratulations on being shortlisted! I’ll be sure to vote right after I finish typing this – it’s amazing how much progress you guys have made from the beginning of blogging till now! πŸ™‚

    -Sahara

  41. July 18, 2017 / 6:32 pm

    Congrats girlies😘 Love your blog!

  42. July 18, 2017 / 6:40 pm

    Congrats on being shortlisted lovelies! You deserve it πŸ™‚
    Also, would love to read more on how you grew your Pinterest, I think that’s the next thing I’ll start focusing on x

    Lily | http://www.covetluxe.co.uk

  43. July 18, 2017 / 7:14 pm

    Well deserved, well done guys. Just voted xx

  44. July 18, 2017 / 10:10 pm

    Congratulation!! This is well deserved! Hard work and persistance pays off!

  45. July 18, 2017 / 10:44 pm

    Congratulations guys! I will you all the luck!

    Pammy – joyfulsource.com

  46. July 19, 2017 / 12:09 am

    Congrats to you ladies!!! It’s funny, when I saw the word ‘shortlisted’, I thought it meant you didn’t make the cut. But as I read on, you gal moved forward. Pretty awesome!!!

  47. July 19, 2017 / 2:29 am

    Congratulations on your success!I’ll sure check this and vote for you after this comment…

  48. July 19, 2017 / 2:51 am

    Woo-hoo! Congratulations on your blogging and social media accomplishments. You have so much to celebrate. Keep going strong. As you continue to rise to the top, remember to take moments to pause and enjoy the ride!

  49. July 19, 2017 / 3:20 am

    !!! What incredible news! Being shortlisted is a well-deserved honor and I wish you the best of luck. No matter what happens, you should be so proud of what you’ve accomplished in such a short time blogging!

    xx
    Emily
    emilyhallock.blogspot.com

  50. July 19, 2017 / 5:35 am

    Congratulations on getting shortlisted, Seriously you guys deserve it πŸ™‚

  51. July 19, 2017 / 7:45 am

    Congrats on this amazing achievement and milestone! Wishing you all the very best πŸ™‚

  52. July 19, 2017 / 10:57 am

    Well done.It is a great achievement to be shortlisted for an award, you should be really proud.

  53. Rosey
    July 19, 2017 / 11:36 am

    That’s awesome. Congrats. I’m big on using Twitter too, it’s my favorite social media outlet. πŸ™‚

  54. Robin Rue
    July 19, 2017 / 1:01 pm

    This is such a huge accomplishment! I would love the chance to be recognized for my social media engagement, so that is really awesome.

  55. July 19, 2017 / 1:29 pm

    Congratulations on getting shortlisted, you guys deserve it. I’ll keep my fingers and toes crossed for you!
    Katja xxx
    http://www.katnapped.com

  56. July 19, 2017 / 1:51 pm

    YAY for blog growth and recognition!!! I remember when I got my first couple of blog shout outs when I first started blogging! It meant sooooo much to me! πŸ™‚

  57. July 19, 2017 / 3:09 pm

    Congratulations on the shortlist! It’s not easy to be upkeeping a blog, especially in this era where most clients go for quick instagram! I hope you win it!

  58. July 19, 2017 / 3:13 pm

    Congrats on the growth and nomination! It’s good to see other bloggers excel. Keep up the good work ladies!

  59. Yeu Doi
    July 19, 2017 / 3:14 pm

    That’s awesome! Congrats and hope you win it!

  60. July 19, 2017 / 5:14 pm

    Congratulations, I hope you can make it to the final round of voting!

  61. July 19, 2017 / 5:34 pm

    Congratulations on being nominated! I can clearly see the hard work you had put and it is a reward for that.

  62. July 19, 2017 / 7:19 pm

    that’s great news! glad you have been shortlisted and Pinterest is helping and growing your fanbase and probably blogging stats (that’s always a plus!) You’ve inspired me to work more on my Pinterest which I haven’t taken full advantage of- I know crazy!
    well, I’m happy for you guys, keep up the good work ; )

  63. Rebecca Swenor
    July 19, 2017 / 11:28 pm

    Congrats on the nomination for the Northern Blog Award. I put my vote in for you. Thanks for sharing your amazing blog and news.

  64. Needa
    July 20, 2017 / 12:50 am

    Its a great news ! Congrats ! This is such a blessing for a blogger to be awarded which motivates everyone

  65. July 20, 2017 / 8:11 am

    Congratulation guys!
    I hope you’re feeling super proud right now, You should do!
    πŸ™‚

  66. Blair villanueva
    July 20, 2017 / 9:36 am

    When you work so hard, you will reap the fruits of your hardwork in the most unexpected ways, and that is beautiful! Congratulations!

  67. July 20, 2017 / 1:12 pm

    Congrats on the nomination and being shortlisted. I am not even sure where I would go to be able to do that. It is very cool though. And good luck!

  68. July 20, 2017 / 7:48 pm

    congrats on being shortlisted. And best of luck for the award!

  69. Tiara Wilson
    July 20, 2017 / 8:28 pm

    Isn’t it amazing to see how much improvement we make as bloggers in just a short period of time? Congratulations to you on such a huge accomplishment! <3

  70. Rosey
    July 20, 2017 / 10:44 pm

    Congrats! And that’s great about growing your pinterest follow! I need to get on that ASAP!

  71. Elizabeth O
    July 20, 2017 / 11:26 pm

    Congratulations on being shortlisted and mega best wishes for a win. I think it’s very exciting to receive such recognition.

  72. July 21, 2017 / 4:39 am

    Aww congratulations your nomination! Love hearing about amazing milestones fellow bloggers meet time and time again.

  73. July 21, 2017 / 1:15 pm

    Way to go! It’s great when all the hard work pays off!

  74. July 24, 2017 / 6:06 pm

    Awesome congratulations!!! Sometimes that’s just how it works. You put it out there and let God do his thing! Good luck! I wish you the best!

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