Hello friends!. When I got nominated a few days ago for the sunshine blogger award by my blogger friend Nancy behind
Nancy’s Fashion Style ( Nancy was from the first bloggers I build a relationship with), First thing came to my mind is what is the sunshine blogger award?. Therefore, I searched the web to find out more. Apparently, The sunshine blogger award is basically given to bloggers for being “creative, positive and inspiring while spreading sunshine in the blogging community”. WOW. I am honored!.
The sunshine blogger award
In this award, The nominee has to answer a few questions about the blog and themselves. Then they will nominate a few bloggers and ask them questions. Thus, I believe it is a great opportunity for bloggers to open up and talk about their experience and introduce themselves more to their readers and other bloggers. Today, I will be answering questions and
My answers to the sunshine blogger award are:
How did you come up with your blog name?
When I decided to create my blog. I wanted whoever visits my space corner aka my blog to feel like s/he is visiting me at home. I wanted to show them my way of styling right from my closet. Therefore, I was looking for a name that has my name and at the same time tell my reader that they are welcome to visit me. Since I am inspired by the French culture I came up with Chez-Rama which means at Rama’s house. Now this name is part of who I am.
Who is your photographer?
This question has two answers due to the nature of my blog. In fact, I have two main posts each week; Fashion and hairstyle. For my hairstyle, I take all my pictures myself with the help of my best friend aka remote control. Although It is a challenge, I enjoy taking them. As for other posts, my husband takes my pictures who proudly call himself “Instagram husband”. It is a learning curve for both of us but It has been a part of our lives and we love challenges.
When do you take your photos and where?
For my hairstyles photos, I take my pictures weekly at home behind my camera close to the window for some natural lighting. As for fashion photos, I take them also weekly depending on the weather and sun. My idea is to take pictures in a place I have been to and love. Therefore, all these places you have seen me taking pictures in front of are my go-to places in general.
What is your inspiration
As a blogger, I spend most of the time behind my PC’s screen. After all, it’s part of my job. Therefore, I got inspired by reading other’s blog posts, seeing social media pictures, and even Pinterest. However, I feel most inspired away from my screen out in nature. I love nature; flowers, birds, even insects. So you might see my love of nature in my wardrobe or hairstyle.
What is the funniest thing you experienced with blogging?
My mom is my biggest fan. So when I told her I have a fashion and hairstyle blog website. It was her chance to see me twice a week. Well, I don’t get to see my parents often since they live an ocean away. So they get excited to see me each time I post.
Anyhow, the funniest thing is that as soon as I hit publish to any post especially one with a cardi outfit, I receive a call from her and it goes like this: Hey! I just saw your post, I love your look…Where did you get the cardi?. I answer well I bought it online from X store. Then, she adds I love it so much. I answer thanks, mom. Then, I go do you like me to get you one in your size?. She answers no-no but if they have my size can you get me one. I go sure mom. Apparently, she has a thing with Cardi and some of my shoe collection.
Mom! if you are reading this which you probably are. I love you, mom. Also, I got you the dark gray cardi you love on me. XOXO
I AM NOMINATING:
Karen of Ladyinviolet
Ruth of mylittlenest
Anna of glamadventure
Shelbee of Shelbeeontheedge
Monica of JerseyTexanheart
Gina of onthedailyexpress
Maureen of littlemisscasual
MY QUESTIONS ARE:
- Why did you start blogging?
- What is the funniest thing happen to you while taking pictures?
- What’s your favorite thing about your blog?
- Who inspires you in your blog?
- What’s the most valuable piece of advice you can give to other bloggers/ potential blog starters?
- What is the funniest thing you experienced with blogging?
- How has blogging changed your life?
THE RULES FOR THE SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARDS ARE AS FOLLOWING:
- Thank the person who nominated you, and also
includea link back to their blog.
- Answer the questions given by the person who nominated you.
- Nominate other blogs and also give questions for them to answer.
- Notify your nominees through social media or by commenting on their blog.
- List the rules and display a Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post.
At last, thank you for reading my post and I hope you now know more about me. If you love it, snap it, pin it or share it and #chez_rama. A
Have a fabulous day!
Remember each experience is different be you no matter what!