so nice to read. Trey's wearing: boots, pants, cardigan/TopMan, shirt/thrifted and glasses c/o BonLook. I have a story very similar to yours and am so very happy that you shared! Best of luck to you both xo. oy. !”) but the more I shared, the less scary it seemed. I admire your bravery for clicking “Publish” on this post. I feel the same as you. It’s nice to be more personal from time to time. Co-creators (and sisters) Emma Chapman and Elsie Larson share their unique and approachable diet with fans and healthy eaters in this, their first cookbook. how adorable!! And third, you need to put your “Life is a funny fickle thing.” on a tshirt, a print, somewhere to shout out and remind us all. Not to mention that I absolutely adore these photos. Whenever I tell people the story of how we met I have to pinch myself because it was such a coincidence. So happy for both of you. I think it’s just personal enough to get to know a bit of you, without really getting into ‘you’, you know? A Beautiful Mess of handmade, fashion and pretty things! i have seen little snippets here and there of you and your boy, but have always wanted to fully see you together. 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. Emma, I’m so glad you shared this! read more. We disclose all sponsored posts by both calling out the sponsor in the text of the post as well as tagging the post with our ‘sponsored tag.’ and many more AS SEEN IN: ABOUT i know its hard for you to share more personal things, so i think its awesome you let yourself! You guys are so adorable together!!! YAY!!! Thanks for sharing. Sign up for our newsletter and receive a FREE Wifi Password Printable. So sweet… I was in the same situation with a friend of mine. haha. It’s nice of you to open up and share something personal with everyone. See more of A Beautiful Mess on Facebook. So congrats for doing this. you guys are so cute together!! This is a sweet story. Umm let me just say that whoever dumped you is a complete and total idiot!!! I’m glad you shared! It’s true, the best things in life really do happen when we least expect them. How special for you, Emma! I’m young and this definitely gives me hope. It is funny how things work out sometimes!! We should never ever feel bad to show love to the world. They have written over seven thousand blog posts, so it seemed like a good time to start a podcast! Thanks for sharing Emma! FACEBOOK. It’s always comforting to see people “fit” and well, the two of you definitely seem to. XOXO Glad you have someone now who really appreciates all of those things. Emma: Electric wine opener, that is actually pretty cute (many are so fugly, but goodness these are useful!). She oversees the business side of the company as well as creating content for it’s channels, mainly focused on food. Excited for August! Its good to be excited about who you ar with- so much that you want to share it- yay! I think a little bit of sharing is nice. Thanks for sharing this with us, Emma! That sailboat print is marvelous! and the best reminder – some of the best things in life come to us when we least expect them to. It is personal and sometimes, I get all red in the face when family & friend talk about my blog… But it’s my blog and I feel I should share whatever I feel like, both good & bad. I like hearing stories of how people met. Sounds like a short, romantic love story! Hope he knows how lucky he is. "My cookbook, Weekday Weekend, is about balance and thinking of food as fuel," says Emma. App Page. Now he’s moved to the other side of the country and I have to stay back to finish school. Thx for sharing and thx for trusting your readers with something so personal. I´ve been wondering what your boyfriend looks like for month ^^. Emma jumped on board to tackle the business side of things. Learn how your comment data is processed. Great and I am happy for you! you added the truth, the sassy humor, & beauty of yourself, into this post. 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 This is beautiful. Elsie + Emma are sisters and co-founders of the top DIY blog — A Beautiful Mess. It can be really hard to open yourself up to others about your personal life. Elsie: Birthday cake truffles are my go-to gift to mail someone. Elsie: I got this pizza oven last summer and I’ve been dying to open it ever since. <3. You both look so fantastic together. Now we have been married for almost 3 years! i’m happy for you. Cute mini story I wish you both the best! Log In. Glad you all found your way back to each other. Coincidence? whether or not to share stories from my boyfriend and I on the internet because you are right.. You two are definitely a very good looking couple! 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? . 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. its very sweet and endearing!! Ok… I’ve rambled enough. I love it when bloggers aren’t afraid to get a little personal, and I never understand the embarrassment that follows. I’m so happy for you, Emma. My partner and I also dated when we were at university, then broke up, followed by a few years in which we were ‘friends’. You look so good together! congrats!! When Brian and I started dating, I had absolutely sworn off relationships. I still only talk about my boyfriend via comments on my blog, but never on the posts. A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle blog founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. Emma, that’s wonderful! The team behind the site A Beautiful Mess started working together when Elsie expanded her retail store to a larger space. What a handsome couple. jennybodell.blogspot.com, You guys are too cute! Sounds absolutely terrible to say, but hey, romance is romance – and this guy was my soulmate! I was NOT planning on dating anyone at the time. I absolutely adore the two of you together. read more Keep in Touch! Good luck to the two of you! She loves to photograph much of her own content. The sisters have a lot to say on everything from home and DIY to family life and business. This gives me a small piece of hope, that things can work out in the end. A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle company focused on creating happiness through a homemade lifestyle, founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. or. :>. , so sweet! And do they have Them in womens????:). Forgot account? read more. Thanks for sharing <3, Love the pictures and the admiration and respect you share! James and I think you guys are such an awesome couple.I only wish we could get to see you both more. I love this! Emily Henderson. thanks for sharing. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Congrats!! I wish you all the best. Ow so lovely <3 I'm really happy for you guys! You two are so lovely together. You guys are so cute together and I’m so glad you’re happy…. I met my Kiwi husband on a student exchange in Italy of all places – I wasn’t really looking for a relationship, but we met and fell in love and then I found myself packing my bags and moving to New Zealand to be with him. Emma. and i understand your shyness, haha, but im glad you told us about this wonderful story ^^, That is just oh so sweet. 2 Winners! your story is so beautiful and your pictures are so cute ! I've been debating (with myself, which is lame and rather lonely sounding huh?) We met in college because we had the same major (Philosophy). I’m happy for you! Lets hope his good fashion sense lasts too and you’re sorted! So happy for you guys, and I love this blog , i love the little personal glimpses that you and elsie give! We’ve been together for almost 2 years and he’s the best surprise I’ve ever gotten. i feel with you if you don’t want to open up about personal stuff on the internet. Actually, all the best things that have happened in my life I never really saw coming. *, Val <3. I second that!!! Second, I love Trey’s shoes. A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle blog founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. Emma! I totally got choked up! This is so lovely, thank you for sharing. I get nervous. Sweet, sweet post! 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. LOVED this post! I feel like you, I’m a very private person and I don’t like to share my personal life and events into social medias. too cute for words. Love it , This post is just so very sweet, so pure, and so honest. Like when I typed our names into the title of this article it felt strange to see them together. Check out my blog: http://thechicstreetblog.blogspot.com/, Emma, thanks for sharing this beautiful part of your life. A Beautiful Mess is a lifestyle blog founded by sisters Elsie Larson and Emma Chapman. xoxo. I will be wishing you and Trey all the best together. It’s a classic! So thank you for sharing . . Thanks for sharing this piece of you. I will go old school, more like elementary school , and just say ” Trey & Emma sittin in a tree, k i s s i n g. You know how the rest of the song goes. Today, Emma and I are here to share our joint gift guide, including things we are giving, things that we love that would make excellent gifts, and things on each of our own wishlists! I just got out of a relationship not looking for another relationship of any sort, and then just a few days later, my lovely boyfriend Quinn popped up out of the blue and into my life. You two are so cute! Thank you for sharing Emma! I’m glad you share it. Aww! what a sweet story!!!! life is really funny sometimes. Learn how your comment data is processed. We will just gave to see how this progresses. Elsie + Emma are sisters and co-founders of the top DIY blog — A Beautiful Mess. Just goes to show that you never know what can happen . what a lovely couple, thank you for sharing something so personal. Happy holidays, everyone!! love that too. Good luck to both of you! I particularly love the last photo. This site uses affiliate links. They are SO delicious. And I ‘get’ the not being sure how personal you want to be online. Arts & Humanities Website. Elsie: Olivia Pope wine glasses and popcorn. 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). i too find it strange, even to this day, that he and i ended up together. But this post make me feel very happy! thanks for sharing, especially the happy ending after the downer part, that gives a girl hope And indeed, don’t be embarassed! Looks like you were meant to be together after all . I’m learning every day to stop looking for these good things to come along but just let them. A blog by two sisters and homebodies for life! Not Now. Trey is so blessed to have you in his life. Lovely article, too , I’m with you on personal things – I’m even struggling with the thought of having a bunch of friends and family at my wedding, which I can’t help but see as a very private moment! 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). . This made my heart melt! They have written over seven thousand blog posts, so it seemed like a good time to start a podcast! And it’s even better if it’s relatable and not saccharine. Thanks for sharing with us…I love reading posts like these! Precious! amazing pics! I often think of that. I’m so happy for you! 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