Friday, 4 January 2013

What? My blog is 1 YEAR OLD today? Yes it is!


Hi everyone,
Exactly one year ago I was sitting on the same sofa, writing my first ever blog post :)
I never expected to achieve so much and I never knew that blogging brings so many opportunities if you put your time and most importantly heart into it :)

One year ago I was excited to see my first blog follower and today I have over 3300 subscribers and thousands more on other platforms. I am very grateful for all my amazing readers, for every single comment and for every lovely email and tweet.

My husband got me a little cake for the occasion :) haha. It actually feels like a very special day, simply because I put a lot of hard work into my blog and I published over 480 post in one year!!! Crazy!


I wanted to do a year in blog photos, but it would literally take FOREVER! I thought that adding some makeup, nail art, diy and fashion photos instead will be easier.  I hope you like the selection.
I promise to go back to the roots of my blog in 2013 and cut down on reviews :)

Thank you for all your support and let's hope I can celebrate many more blogiversaries in the future :)

MAKEUP:






NAILS:

DIY's:






FASHION:








My exclusive January advertiser is Coco from The Beauty Milk

68 comments:

  1. Happy blogiversary! Here's to another year!

    Www.fashionandbeautyrelated.blogspot.co.uk

    X

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  2. you put so much hard work into your posts, you have always got something new that I can read! Well done :) x

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  3. You've had an amazing year, can't believe your blog is only one year old. Loved looking through this post, your makeup looks are always so gorgeous! Would love for you to take a look at my blog :) it's http://absolutebeaut.com .. Have a great weekend lovely! xx

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  4. Lovely post and pictures :) Congrats on your first year! xx

    http://belle-amiebeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  5. That second makeup in is absolutely beautiful. Did you write a post on the products! I need to recreate it aha! xo

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  6. I already tweeted you but here I am again Sandra. Happy Blogiversary. Your beautiful space in the web is fast becoming one of my fave daily beauty stops so I can only wish plenty more success for you and your blog. Keep writing and I shall keep reading. All my love, Diane :)

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  7. I've always thought your make up is absolutely flawless, and you have beautiful skin! I love your blog and your photos. Congratulations on the 1st year of your blog!
    :)
    - Ellen x x
    floralfashiondiaries.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. Congratulations on your first year, I think it is so nice of your husband to buy you a cake to celebrate! x

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  9. Super congrats! I can't believe you are only around for a year! I'm such a big fan of your blog and your posts are always of amazing quality :). I wish you the best for the future with your blog! Keep on posting the goodness!

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  10. Love reading your blogs, happy one year to it :) x x

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  11. Happy 1 year! I bet it has flown by so fast! You have achieved so much in just one year, I hope 2013 is just as good to you x

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  12. CONGRATS! I love the 1 in beauty products, very creative!(:

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  13. Congrats & happy anniversary :) Love ur blog :)

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  14. Happy Blog-versary! xD Congratulations on such a marvelous achievement! x

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  15. Congrats on one year of blogging! I especially like your manicures :)
    xx
    www.clothtesandcamera.com

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  16. Congrats to you and a one year

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  17. happy first birthday :D cant wait to see what you have in store for us in the next year :D
    http://www.thelilywhiteenglishrose.blogspot.com

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  18. Congrats to you and your one year I blogging! Xoxo

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  19. Congrats on your 1st year!

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  20. Happy 1st Blog Birthday. You have come such a long way in a year and the effort you put in really shows. Here is to another year. I really love you blog. xx

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  21. Happy one year! Hopefully 2013 is just as good to you! :)

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  22. Congrats for having such amazing blogging success, I can't believe your blog is only 1 year old. You're such an inspiration and I hope that one day my blog can be as amazing as yours! Also love the way you arranged the products to make a 1, I never would have thought about that x

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  23. congrats on the blogiversary :) xx

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  24. Happy Birthday TheBlackPearlBlog. I know you'll have so much more success in 2013, best of luck!

    Nicola:
    www.the-dailyswatch.blogspot.co.uk
    @the_dailyswatch
    xo

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  25. Happy blogiversary! I really enjoy reading your blog, so keep up the good work hun!
    Wish you all the best Xx
    Deja

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  26. Happy blog birthday hun. Ill be celebrating my first blog birthday the end of this month too. I can't believe it's been a year either! Although I haven't quite managed to get as many subscribers though lol.
    Here's to your success in 2013 lovely xx

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  27. happy 1 yr anniversary. im relatively new to your blog but i will be spending my weekend reading your archive! and im totally jealous of your super long and gorgeous eyelashes!! x

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  28. Happy anniversary on your blog Sandra and all of the happiness and success it has brought to you :)
    I loved looking through the pictures you selected and especially love those tiger nails you did!!

    Cassie
    thriftthick.blogspot.com

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  29. Congratulations! Love reading your blog x

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  30. Happy blogiversary pretty lady! Frankie x
    http://coffeeshopsandcardigans.blogspot.co.uk

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  31. Happy Blogiversary! I love those pictures, so much to see :)

    x
    http://holaflo.blogspot.com.ar/

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  32. Congrats on your 1 year blogiversary!! Keep up the good work, your blog is amazing :)

    Anna xx
    a-hint-of-glitter.blogspot.co.uk

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  33. Wow... im a fairly new subscriber and I would think you had been doing it a lot longer due to the brilliant pics and content. Hope 2013 is a good one for you xx

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  34. Happy blog anniversary! I'm a fairly new subscriber and i had no idea you've only been doing it a year as your photos and content are amazing! Hope 2013 is a good one for you! X

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  35. Wow... im a fairly new subscriber and I would think you had been doing it a lot longer due to the brilliant pics and content. Hope 2013 is a good one for you xx

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  36. happy blogaversary, hope this year is fab for you & your lovely blog xx

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  37. congrats and happy birthday!!!! that is such a huge achievement to make in a year you should be so proud :) the makeup looks you have created are stunning!
    xoxo

    http://allthingsbeautybytiarni.blogspot.com.au/

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  38. Happy Blogiversary!!!
    Your blog is absolutely gorgeous, and you've achieved so much in only one year!
    Congratulations and good job! ^^

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  39. Happy 1 year Blogiversary! :D
    You look stunning and I love how you formed your products to make a number 1!

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  40. A big Huge CONGRATS on the one year! Well done on all the achievements and hope you have many more years xx

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  41. Congrats my dear :) I wish you a lot of new posts :) :*

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  42. Happy 1 year!!!
    U r extremely talented and u really deserve it!!
    Thank u for putting up great posts! :)
    xx

    walkingthroughthecitystreets.blogspot.com

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  43. Congratulations!! Great work xx

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  44. That's a huge achievement in 1 year, congrats Sandra! You've been a fab blogger and I love all your interesting reviews... here's a toast to another fab year! :)

    p.s. My little sister was just peeking into my laptop and she told me you're gorgeous -- and I have to agree with that! <3

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  45. Happy blogiversary!! Your make-up just looks stunning!

    Stacey

    Expatmake-upaddict.blogspot.com

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  46. Congrats to you and your success x

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  47. Congrats happy one year! your skin looks so amazing and flawless in your photos! xx

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  48. aw, happy blogiversary! You have such an amazing blog, you deserve every last follower sandra, keep up the good work!

    burgundybeauty.blogspot.co.uk

    x

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  49. Happy 1 year Blogiversary!

    You look stunning in all your photos :) I need to remaster eyeliner.

    x

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  50. Oh happy 1st year of blogging! *cheers* ;)

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  51. Happy birthday to the blog! You've reminded us in this post why we come back time and time again - amazing photos and content :)

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  52. Happy Birthday The Black Pearl! You sooooo should do more nail polish/art posts... they're gorgeous!!
    Gem | MissMakeupMagpie.com

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  53. I receantly became your new folower and i must say that u make the most beautiful make ups, ur face is so pretty:)! happy blog any. :)

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  54. I receantly became your new folower and i must say that u make the most beautiful make ups, ur face is so pretty:)! happy blog any. :)

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  55. Happy blog birthday hun! this was such a lovely post, your make up looks amazing! xxx definitely will be coming back and trying to copy you later haha!

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  56. Already said it on twitter but congrats!!!

    Amazing achievement in only one year!!

    Xx.

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  57. Happy Anniversary! And congratulations on your success thus far!

    Deana
    TesoriBelle.com

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  58. Happy One Year Anniversary!!!! Congrats on all your accomplishments and I am sure there is more to come :)

    Loved all the pictures, great post looking forward for all the new posts on 2013

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  59. Ohhh we share the same Anniversary!
    My blog also turned one year old and it's a great feeling honestly! I was not surprised that you had tones of post cause I've been ur reader ever since. Keep up the good work!
    XOXO

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  60. love your makeup and all the stylish stuff you have!
    great blog!

    http://8881397.blogspot.kr/

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