The other day, my dear friend Mary from In the Boondocks nominated me for a Blogger Recognition Award! This award is for Encouragement, Accomplishments and well, Recognition. It acknowledges a bloggers capabilities in a motivating way.
Mary and I met through blogging, in our little blog~community, partying and chatting and she is so talented and creative, she just amazes me with her projects and ideas. Mary transforms forgotten pieces into treasure, she writes in two languages and is so inspiring to me! Make sure to check out her blog!
Being relatively new to blogging, this award is absolutely encouraging to me. Blogging is a little bit intimidating for me at times, so I’m very thankful to Mary!
These are the rules if you accept the award:
~ Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
~ Attach the award to the post
~ Write a post to show off your award
~ Give a brief story of how your blog started
~ Give a piece of advice or two to new bloggers
~ Select 15 other bloggers you want to give the award to. You cannot nominate yourself or the person who has nominated you.
~ Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them.
How my blog started:
I’ve always loved arts & crafts. Kreativ is german (I’m german) for creative! I used to change decor pieces I bought into something more my style. Then, living in Canada I discovered “Yard/Garage Sales” and I immediately fell for them and the chance to transform anything basically, to how I liked it. I love to be able to do that without spending a huge amount of money. Then, here in Spain, I slowly started gathering projects until I launched this blog of mine. It was a big step for me, as I was and still am new to a lot of what is involved with blogging. I must say I thought of it completely different, and it gives me so much each day and I’ve learned so much already and appreciate this experience.
My advice for new bloggers:
I’m a new blogger myself, so I am open to any kind of advice always.
My first advice is:
Just do it! Go for it, get started, even if you think you can’t or you don’t know anything about blogging. You can! I didn’t know ANYTHING about it. The only thing I knew was, that I wanted to create and be creative and show it and have like a little keep~sake for all of my creations and ideas. I learned while doing it, while getting started and I am still learning and that’s ok and it’s great!
My second advice is:
Make friends, be social, comment & go out there and party like it’s 1999!!! You get noticed and will slowly find your community and it’s amazing!
And my nominees are:
- Andrea ( The Cottage Market )
- Natalie ( Mum in Brum )
- Keri ( Repurposing Junkie )
- Ilka ( Ilkas Blog )
- Tracey ( Mia Bella Passions )
- Pamela & Lauren ( Home on the Corner )
- Amanda ( Amanda Unfolded )
- Jenny ( Refresh Living )
- Mila ( Mila’s Little Things )
Alright, there you go! Make sure to check out all those great bloggers!!!
Other fellow bloggers I admire, have been nominated before so I didn’t add them to my list. Therefore I nominated 9 instead of 15.
And another note: Andrea from The Cottage Market was my first blog-party to join and boy was I nervous I would get it right! She welcomed me and made me feel special and I love visiting her each week!!!
Mary, thanks again for nominating me, you make blogging a lot more fun and I’m thankful to have met you!
I`ll be sharing this at my favourite Link Parties