What is your favorite part about blogging?My favorite part about blogging? I'm a well-rounded lover of blogging...there are just too many things that I love! The top of my list includes how creative I get to be with blogging, how disciplined it makes me (okay maybe that one is kind of a love/hate thing) and the many wonderful people I've met (and have yet to meet)!
Name your top three favorite blogs.My top three favorite blogs?!?! Chloe! These questions are really hard! My most favorite blogger ever is Naomi from Rockstar Diaries. She seems like a truly wonderful and loving person. She's a talented woman (dancer, blogger, mom, loving wife, crafter and photographer--just to name a few) and dresses in a fun, chic and modest way. Another blogger I admire is Gentri from Gentri Lee. She is an incredibly busy woman and blogger but does the best job of connecting with other bloggers. She has well over 1000 followers and maintains great relationships with them all (plus scouts out new blogs to follow all the time and hangs out with bloggers in real life). My third favorite blog/blogger would have to be Shell from Kitty+Buck. She's still a little new to blogging but has developed a huge following already! And that's not even what I love about her! She's completely genuine and self made. She's wonderful at documenting all of the fun trips she takes and has the best style ever.
What do you do to keep yourself inspired?I'm kind of inspired by everything. The best way to stay inspired for me is to keep my self-confidence up and not compare myself to others. It's a fine line! I want to be inspired by others and create beautiful things that are motivated by their works, but I can easily succumb to self-doubt and being envious of others' beautiful designs. Something I often do is take a look at where I've come from. The best motivator for me is to compare myself to myself.
What blog design that you have done is your favorite (so far)?
I think my most favorite design is one that I'm currently working on! It should go live in a couple of weeks!! Who knows!? The winner of the giveaway might end up being my most favorite!?
What are your goals for this summer?My goal this summer is to save up a million dollars. Fa reaaal! I need a new camera and a desperate trip to the mountains! Maybe a new tattoo, too : )
Grace and Viola. You can see more of Melanie's work on her blog design page.
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