Every Monday we bring you a feature of a talented blogger who inspires us. This week we’re excited to share with you McKenna of McKenna Bleu! Her blog covers everything from fashion and beauty to home and travel. We became instant fans of McKenna and her attitude towards bright colors and breaking rules, she isn’t afraid of either of them. We promise you’ll love McKenna and her blog as much as we do! Read more about McKenna Bleu here.
Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your background?
I’m a lover of bright colors, eating outdoors, white couches, red wine, traveling the world & a finding a reason to laugh everyday. I’ve always been the creative one, I used to bedazzle everything! I worked as an Aveda color specialist for years and continue to still highlight my own hair at times, which isn’t always a good thing.
What 3 words would you use to describe yourself?
Ambitious, easy-going & stylish!
What Profession other than yours would you love to attempt?
I would love to be the person who names nail polish, how cool would that be?!
What is your favorite quote?
If you get a chance take it, if it changes your life let it.
What inspired your blog?
I’ve always had a love for fashion just didn’t know how to channel it. Once my husband left for his second deployment I had some extra time on my hands and decided to give it a go!
What is your favorite social media platform and why?
I love Instagram, I love finding people I would have never come across on my own and I also enjoy interacting with my readers.
Where do you find inspiration for blog posts?
Travel is a big part of my life and luckily I get to do if often. I find inspiration from every place I’ve been even if it’s from my Pinterest page!
What do you think it is about your blog that keeps people coming back for more?
Color! Mixing patterns and finding ways of using color in your everyday style is one that my readers love most about my brand.
How does a brand get your attention for a feature?
By email! Typically if a brand does not address me by name, I usually don’t read past the first sentence.
What do you love most about blogging?
The opportunity to be my own boss and write my own story. I’m honored to be given the life to do what I love everyday.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Living overseas!! Nothing but a small suitcase of clothes, my best friend by my side & a camera to capture the world!
In your opinion, what separates a great blog from an unsuccessful blog?
A great clean, simple layout & photos! Photos are everything!