We are so incredibly excited to announce the winners of the first ever BLDG 25 Blog Love Awards! We hope you guys loved these awards as much as we did — we had the best time going through all of your amazing submissions and seeing all the votes come in for the finalists. We were blown away by some of the incredible stories, people, places, and more that were brought before our eyes. It was tough to pick just one winner, but the results are in — and the winners are…
Pictured are the gorgeous one-of-a-kind awards handmade by our very own display team — we’re pretty in love with them :)
2013 Winner: Inked Work of Art
“Love” written in Braille. Why? Because love is blind, submitted by @kristinafabela.
2013 Winner: Wanderer
Winter stream, submitted by @blamp4130.
2013 Winner: Breakout Braid
Purple braid crown, submitted by @moderndaycharm.
2013 Winner: Hideaway
Amansala Eco Chic Resort in Tulum, Mexico.
2013 Winner: Namaste
2013 Winner: Give
PAWS: The Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving Philadelphia’s homeless, abandoned, and unwanted animals. PAWS is Philadelphia’s largest no-kill animal shelter.
2013 Winner: FP Me Trendsetter
FP Me user Maryellenskye.
2013 Winner: Song Bird
Jade Castrinos of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros.
2013 Winner: Girl’s Best Friend
Baby elephant, submitted by @vickybenincasa.
2013 Winner: Heart Throb
Rob Schanz, photographer.
2013 Winner: Trailblazer
Kristen Beddard is the woman behind The Kale Project, a movement to bring the healthiest green vegetable to Paris by making it available at markets, integrating it into restaurant menus, and educating citizens on its health benefits.
Thank you again to everyone who voted, and a huge congratulations to our amazing winners! Stay tuned for more in depth features on some of our winners in the coming weeks.
What do you guys think — should we hold the awards every year?