Thanks for being so open about these personal things. i love it when you share your voice on this blog is very refreshing and real. All your hard work really pays off. James and I had a similar story to yours… love. Elsie: I got this pizza oven last summer and I’ve been dying to open it ever since. read more. Sometimes…you just have to go with it to realize whats meant to be!!! I wish you both the very best. So thank you for sharing . (I'm keeping this part brief because it's sort of downer. Sign up for our newsletter and we'll send you a 40% off code for any A Beautiful Mess e-course. This is exactly what I need. My boyfriend and I were the same thing… I never regretted it! Create New Account. FACEBOOK. Especially on the internet. you make a gorgeous couple! you guys are super cute together and your sweetie’s a fox! I feel embarrassed. You two make a lovely couple. Emma, I’m so glad you shared this! I’m young and this definitely gives me hope. Your readers support you in every way! Emma, this is so darling. A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle blog founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. We never see the best things coming, do we? you both look made for each other! When Brian and I started dating, I had absolutely sworn off relationships. But.This is my boyfriend/best friend/partner, Trey. A Beautiful Mess has received press in Lucky, Bust, Readymade, and Southern Living magazines, and online at Design Sponge, Style Me Pretty, the Nest, and Apartment Therapy. very happy for you. CUTEST couple EVER. Blogger. Then everything kind of just took off from there. God’s Blessing’s to you both! I adored him, but I fell head over heals for a friend from high school. So happy for you and Trey, and I love your story! Excited for August! I didn't see this coming. You guys make an adorable couple! . I think this post had just the right about of *personal*. I am so happy for you! i love this post. Ok… I’ve rambled enough. My Christmas Wishlist (For The Whole Family!). I´ve been wondering what your boyfriend looks like for month ^^. Haha, you seem very happy, lucky you! we’ve been together 3 years (almost) but I still look at him sometimes and think ‘are we really together? hooray. I definitely struggle with how “personal” to get on my blog. Here, they share that love with 95 all-new tips and photo challenges that will inspire you to style and snap better photos and then transform them into simple yet stunning projects and gifts. I love you too my sweet friend:), Yay, love the photos! Not to mention that I absolutely adore these photos. this post is just what i needed after a good/bad night with a friend of mine yesterday… My husband and I were college sweethearts–he was a philosophy major too and I thought he was so romantic and intellectual (Of course, then he went on to get his PhD, and I just started thinking of what kind of job he’d ever get, haha). You are such a cute couple. i have seen little snippets here and there of you and your boy, but have always wanted to fully see you together. Keep in Touch! i sat at the same table with him at the wedding. Everything started with a blog called A Beautiful Mess that Emma and her partner Elsie, who unfortunately couldn't join us today, had started. We’ve been together for almost 2 years and he’s the best surprise I’ve ever gotten. I was NOT planning on dating anyone at the time. A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle company focused on creating happiness through a homemade lifestyle, founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. What a sweet post! Learn how your comment data is processed. Thank you for sharing Emma! Thanks for sharing this piece of you. read more. This gives me a small piece of hope, that things can work out in the end. love is a beautiful and strange thing, eh? Aw, I used to be scared of sharing personal stuff on the internet (“What if it all goes wrong and I look like a naive idiot? Keep in Touch! Now he’s moved to the other side of the country and I have to stay back to finish school. oy. This is the kind of stuff I tell friends when they feel like they’ll stay alone forever… I wasnt expecting my love neither and its been three years now. And then we were more than friends. Elsie + Emma are sisters and co-founders of the top DIY blog — A Beautiful Mess. We will just gave to see how this progresses. How cute is he? read more. YAY!!! They have written over seven thousand blog posts, so it seemed like a good time to start a podcast! so nice to read. This is so sweet! He was my friend. Emma Chapman Co-Founder: A Beautiful Mess / A Color Story / FilmmSpringfield, MO abeautifulmess.com Elsie + Emma are sisters and co-founders of the top DIY blog — A Beautiful Mess. LOVE getting to know more about the lives of my favorite bloggers , Congrats! It’s a good thing~ happy to see you two so happy, great pictures. All the best! This post gives me hope. Lets hope his good fashion sense lasts too and you’re sorted! "But you have to treat yourself, too." See more of A Beautiful Mess on Facebook. What a handsome couple. A Color Story. We met eight years ago (I was 17) which means I knew him before I knew any of my current friends…And I was a philosophy major It’s nice of you to open up and share something personal with everyone. Crushing pretty hard on her pink @joybird chair and…” Keep in Touch! A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle blog founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. I get nervous. http://www.wearaboutsblog.com/, Lovely to see you so happy Emma, I have a very similar story with my boyfriend. , oh and i should add he has great style…..it’s so dreamy to meet guys that can dress themselves in more than shorts and a polo , Amazing month girls! LOVED this post! The same thing happened to me. You two look so cute together. Not Now. Luv. I’m glad it worked out the way it did for you two (and dream for something like that for myself one day, with the right person). This is beautiful. That it just happened. thanks for feeling able to be so open and honest with us! Interior Design Studio. Congratulations! (laughs) Elsie: (laughs) This week we’re doing a full deep dive hygge episode and we’re each sharing three things that make us feel cozy this time of year at home. James and I think you guys are such an awesome couple.I only wish we could get to see you both more. my ‘fiance’ and I meet when i was 16, he was 20, we worked together, ‘dated’ then he stopped calling, how rude!..a couple years later we reconnected thanks to ‘myspace’ but we were both in relationships at the time. I love that you both made a long-distance relationship work out too! I think it’s really sweet that you would open up about such a touching, heartfelt story. The sisters have a lot to say on everything from home and DIY to family life and business. Love those words together. Aaawww that is such a lovely post!! I know how it is to keep certain things private. You both look so fantastic together. I’m glad you share it. . Glad you have someone now who really appreciates all of those things. Sign up for our newsletter and receive a FREE Wifi Password Printable. thanks for sharing! I wish you the best of luck and a lifetime of love. It gives hope. how personal to make this article. http://kendra-genevieve-rose.blogspot.com, loved reading a little slice of your more personal life, Emma. Thanks for sharing– don’t feel embarrassed. Such a sweet and vulnerable post. You are a lovely couple! Good Luck & Best of wishes to both of you!! And then there were a few years of half-hearted friendship. I think we all love that you shared this , Aw! And it’s good to hear that you’re happy. So happy for you! Good luck to both of you! A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle blog founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. Life is so funny that way! See more of A Beautiful Mess on Facebook. I guess the best things and the happy ones are the ones that we’re not waiting for them to happen. and many more AS SEEN IN: ABOUT Trey is one of those best things. Ow so lovely <3 I'm really happy for you guys! ️ Thanks for sharing Emma! You guys are so adorable together!!! love that too. em, this is adorable! Love. http://fashionananthropologicalpointofview.blogspot.ca/. jennybodell.blogspot.com, You guys are too cute! I'm way more likely to tell a (dumb) joke than I am to share a personal story. You know what they say when a couple looks that way, soul mates. Thanks so much for sharing this side of you…and I super love your jokes so keep ’em coming! Trey is so blessed to have you in his life. Reading this helps me realize that there’s always potential for more – just because lives move in different directions doesn’t mean they won’t come back together someday. It’s true, the best things in life really do happen when we least expect them. Sounds absolutely terrible to say, but hey, romance is romance – and this guy was my soulmate! Messy is beautiful, at least when sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman are involved. Haven’t you been my friend since I was 16?’, You two are a very cute couple and you look gorgeous in that dress xx. It’s funny how love shows up when you least expect it. I met my husband right before I left for college! I haven’t bridged that gap online yet, so I can appreciate the apprehension. That sailboat print is marvelous! we spent everyday after that together and in August i found out i was preggo! Arts & Humanities Website. he is one cool dude.” & also remembered thinking how he might have been crushing on you during that time when i asked him how he knew you. The sisters have a lot to say on everything from home and DIY to family life and business. then in June 2007 he found me again and we had our first “date” on June 15th. awwww emma! and the best reminder – some of the best things in life come to us when we least expect them to. Plus, you guys make an adorable match! My husband and I were next door neighbors when we were young, then dated, then broke up, lost touch and then seven years later started dating again and got married! You look stunning together, such a cute couple! . enter your email. Forgot account? A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle company focused on creating happiness through a homemade lifestyle, founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. You two are wonderful together. Guaranteed. i love seeing a more personal side to you and knowing that you are so happy! you guys are so cute together!! Its good to be excited about who you ar with- so much that you want to share it- yay! It reminds me my love story too, we met 5 years ago, we were kind of friends, lost each others tracks for about 2 years, then we met again, gone out for a while, became a couple for 2 years, broke up for a month, got back together and still going… hopefully for more years to come! Our motto is stay home and make something and we hope … I am a blog lurker, but have bene following ABM for a years and I have to say I couldnt not comment on this one. xo, cheyenne, Thanks for sharing that sweet story, Emma:). I’m happy for you! I’m so happy for you! Founded by Elsie in 2007, A Beautiful Mess covers craft, photography, recipes, decorating, style, and beauty. And here we are. That’s so lovely! 2 Winners! Alyssa. Thank you for being such an honest girl. You guys are adorable! Thanks for sharing <3, Love the pictures and the admiration and respect you share! Since Elsie is sharing all those beautiful pictures of her and her husband I got so curious what your partner looks like and you make a wonderful couple! The only reason we aren’t together is due to distance and trying to figure out what we want to do in our lives. Forgot account? you guys look like you were made for each other!!! This site uses affiliate links. Congratulations and thanks for sharing this! Congratulations Emma.’, this is very sweet. I feel the same as you. It sounds SO much like the story of me and my guy (: I second that!!! And do they have Them in womens????:). A Beautiful Mess of handmade, fashion and pretty things! First, I debate with myself *all* the time. You are so lovely and inspiring! I think not . read more. But for the record you guys make an adorable couple & I wish you all the happiness in the world , You both look lovely and “belonged”. I got together with my boyfriend after I got dumped too, and I wasn’t planning on being with anyone else either, but like you said, all the best things happen when you dont expect them to. A blog by two sisters and homebodies for life! So congrats for doing this. I absolutely adore the two of you together. Sometimes the best things in life are the things we can’t plan for. He is a doll. Style Me Pretty Living. I really like hearing things like this. Like when I typed our names into the title of this article it felt strange to see them together. you guys look great together. . She loves to photograph much of her own content. I a new reader of this excellent blog and I just want to say that that was really beautifully written! I’m so happy for you, Emma. it’s so nice to see this side of you. . <3. 177 talking about this. Thank you for sharing this, Emma! I hope so badly that we reconnect again. Umm let me just say that whoever dumped you is a complete and total idiot!!! Have you seen The Family Stone? http://www.mamajulesbrussels.blogspot.com, I am a reader, not a commenter, however, i felt the need to tell you how this post made me smile. Food isn’t the main focus of A Beautiful Mess, but Emma is an avid home cook so a cookbook seemed like the next step. you look so cute together! Thank you for letting me share something, well, really big and personal in my life. Coincidence? Joanna Goddard. whether or not to share stories from my boyfriend and I on the internet because you are right.. You two are so lovely together. Beyond these tasks, Emma also creates content for the website and social media channels— her main areas of focus include recipe development, craft tutorials, and home decor. Love it , This post is just so very sweet, so pure, and so honest. Join our emails packed full of ideas of the best places to eat out, drink and generally great lifestyle content for your chance to win. And the rest is wonderful history… , Oh, you two make such a cute couple! You look wonderful together! The sisters have a lot to say on everything from home and DIY to family life and business. i know its hard for you to share more personal things, so i think its awesome you let yourself! <3. I’m glad you’re happy! I’m learning every day to stop looking for these good things to come along but just let them. I got myself one and love it—I know it’ll be a high quality gift. I guess you could say. Log In. Good luck to the two of you! i’m happy for u! They have written over seven thousand blog posts, so it seemed like a good time to start a podcast! Thanks for sharing. Elsie: Birthday cake truffles are my go-to gift to mail someone. It’s nice to learn something sweet about your personal life too. Emma: Yeah. Also, you might want to note that when I first started reading this blog post “It Had To Be You” by Frank Sinatra came on my iTunes…. 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