Why I Blog

Thursday, 15 September 2016


I don’t really know where this post is going to go, what I’ll end up calling it. But I guess I just wanted to talk a little bit about why I blog. I started blogging when I was in sixthform, partly because I thought it would look good on my application for university, but mainly because I was pretty sure I didn’t want to be a fashion designer, so I wanted to explore other areas of fashion such as trends, what celebrities were wearing and putting together my own outfits. Once I started blogging, was so scared of telling people about it, only a few people knew at first. This was probably mainly due to its awful name, but lets not go there.

As I grew, my blog did too. I stopped blogging about celebrity’s outfits, I started introducing more beauty and travel bits into the mix and I posted more outfit of the days. My blog has helped me become much more comfortable with myself, and appreciate my good qualities. I may not be the worlds best writer, the best model, or the best photographer. But if I manage to put together a post, where I think that the photos are pretty damn fine, and the writing makes some sort of sense and I don't look like a troll, it gives me such a sense of pride and accomplishment. And I love that feeling because I did it. I no longer rely on other people making me feel good. I’m confident enough to put on an outfit, take some snaps and talk about it online and I think thats pretty good. 

There have been times, when I’ve not posted as regularly and times when it’s been clear my hearts not been in it 100%, but I’ve always carried on. I’m human and sometimes life gets in the way. But I’ll always claw my way back, because I love blogging. I love the industry, the people and the whole idea of it. I think it’s fresh and modern and completely and utterly inspiring. Would I like to make a career out of it? Sure. Who wouldn’t? There are also a few other things I’d love to do as a career. I didn’t start blogging to get all the freebies, and thats not why I’m doing it now. I’m still such a tiny piece of the internet. With my 200 followers I know I’m not going to be winning awards anytime soon. But everyone has to start somewhere. 





I guess, what I wanted to say was that I’m really proud that through everything thats happened the past 4 years or so, especially the past 4 months I’m so glad I’ve managed to keep it up. This blog is something thats completely mine, I’ve worked my little butt off to make it something that I’m proud of. And I just wanted to put that out there.

It feels so great and rewarding to be proud of something that you’ve worked so hard on, no matter how big or small it is. If you’re ever hesitating to start a blog then I’d say go for it, 100%. You never know where it might take you.

About the Outfit:
I picked up this little crop top for £5 in Primark years ago. And I've honestly got so much use out of it. I'm now kicking my self for not picking up the plain black version. I styled this little stripey number with my black tailored culottes from Next and my new strappy heels from Topshop, and I finished this look off with my Zara City Chain Bag.

With Love; Em x

8 comments

  1. I have been posting on my blog for a month now and i love it, i want to be a journalist so i feel this is a progressive step x
    https://wineandwhine99.wordpress.com

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    1. yeah, it definitely is! keep up with it! xxx

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  2. I love this post and you're outfit for that matter! Im literally on a similar wave length to you which is nice to see when you're blogging! xxx

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    1. Aw Thankyou Charlotte! yeah it definitely is! I love your blog and style by the way! xxxx

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  3. blogging is my way to express my creativity and be creative on a daily basis. its like my little baby and something i feel so good about and i don't see myself stopping. ever.


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    1. thats so lovely elena! I feel the same, I can't see myself stopping. Especially not in the near future! xx

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  4. I love the honesty of this post! I've found the same feelings since blogging as well. It really improves you confidence and gives you something to be proud of! Well done.

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    Caitlin // Minimalist Makeup

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    1. Aw thank you Caitlin! I'm glad I'm not the only one that feels like this!xxxx

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