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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR LOVELIES!!!

Welcome back to all our regular readers and a warm hello those of you who are new to B.LOVED, we’re excited to be back after a little end-of-year blogging break!  I spent some much-needed time off with friends and family, thankful that a tough 12 months has finally come to an end while the rest of the BLOVED team celebrated with their loved ones!  We saw in the beginning of 2016 in style, and of course couldn’t resist taking a look back at some of our favourite posts from last year in our Best of BLOVED round up for 2015.

A New Year signals so many things; a chance to start afresh, turn the page and start writing a new chapter of your life story.  It’s filled with hopes, dreams and possibilities!  We’ve got some pretty exciting plans for the months ahead, not least celebrating our five year bloggiversary in March! With 5 years as one of the top wedding blogs in the world, and almost two as a UK lifestyle blog, nominations and awards under our belts, and features both UK and International press, we’ve got plenty to celebrate!

We’re sure you’ve got some exciting plans of your own, and that’s why you’re here! We’re proud of our luxe & lovely guide, we’re dedicated to modern style, and above all inspiring women! Whatever your plans for the next 12 months, we’ve got you covered…

GETTING MARRIED?

Images from The Spring Style Tribe | Photography: Anneli Marinovich

If you’re one of the lucky ladies who got engaged over the festive season, Congratulations!!  It’s an exciting, scary, overwhelming, and always fun experience planning your wedding, and we’re here to help! Our writers are head-over-heels for romance and pretty, and you’ll find loads of ideas, inspiration and advice on our wedding pages; from real weddings to styled inspiration shoots, mood boards , honeymooons and advice from the pro’s. All from the very loveliest of suppliers, of course!

Why not start with wedding planner Anna’s B.LOVED Guide to Getting Married?

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU?

Images from Fashion, Fun & Sparkles | Photography: Maxeen Kim

Urgh, I hate that phrase!!

I’m all for being happy and healthy, but we’re more about feeling beautiful, so you won’t find any New Year diet advice or excercise tips here!  On our fashion & beauty pages our favourite fashionistas will be sharing the latest trends, fashions (including plus-size fashion from the lovely Helen) as well beauty tips and product reviews to keep you looking stylish every month of the year!

HOMEMAKING?

Images from Coco Wedding Venues Home Tour | Photography: Jemma Watts

They say moving house (or renovating your current one) is one of the most stressful things you can do, but I disagree! Yes, there will be arguements over Moles Breath or Cornforth White, and whether that cream carpet is really practical (no, but who cares?!), but creating your own little haven that reflects your personality is also a lot of FUN!  On our interiors pages I’ll be sharing top tips from my days as a designer, home tours, trends and inspiration for making your home the space you deserve.  And for the hostess with the most-est, we also have the best guide for entertaining, including our favourite recipes and party ideas!

JETSETTING?

Images from Destination: Mexico | Photography: Sarah Hannam

Travelling is high on my agenda for 2016, and there’s a whole list of places on my lust list including Paris, the Bahamas, Croatia and Italy to name a few and I can’t wait to get booking!  This year we’ll be sharing even more inspiration, destination guides and hotel reviews from near and far, alongside just dreamy images on our travel pages.

HAVING A BABY?

Images from Love London Life | Photography: Yeliz Atici

From the cutest newborn shoots and nursery ideas, crafting activities to pint-sized fashion, our baby bloggers have got you covered.  All our Little B writers are mum’s themselves, and are on hand with their own advice, experience and knowledge for all stylish mama’s and  mama-to-be!

GROWING A BUSINESS?

Images from an Paperknots Studio Tour | Photography: Sarah Hannam

We’re huge supporters of women in business; our team is made up 100% of independent women running their own successful businesses.  From photographers and planners to bloggers and designers, we’ve all got a business story to share, advice and knowledge to pass on.  Our careers pages feature interviews with inspirational ladies and beautiful studio tours to inspire and help you on your way to building a bigger, better business.  And as it’s our first post of the year I’ll let you into a secret… watch this space!!!

Got something to share? We’d love to hear from you! Get in touch with your ideas for B.LOVED here

Louise

After a decade-long career in corporate interior design, I took a giant leap of faith, left the security of an office job, and founded B.LOVED in 2011 as a platform for romantic and beautiful wedding inspiration. Thanks to a whole lot of creativity, hard work and passion, my gamble paid off and B.LOVED became one of the leading wedding blogs in the UK.

You’ll also find me working as an Editorial Stylist, where I design and curate beautiful photoshoots for wedding and lifestyle brands, as well as contributing as a founding member of bridal inspiration hub Aisle Society, and running wedding industry community the B.LOVED Hive from our super pretty base in London. Yep, I definitely have the best job in the world.

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