Hello and thank you for visiting my blog Froufrou Le Bleu, where you will find Vintage Inspiration for the modern bride! My name is Kirstin and I am simply and truly obsessed with weddings and vintage girlyness! I am so happy to finally have a place to share my ideas, thoughts and design interests surrounding the world of nuptials.
Why Froufrou Le Bleu?
I chose the name froufrou le bleu because I have always loved the word froufrou (of course I would because I love anything girly and elaborate) as it embodied the gorgeous French language intermixed with a feeling of pretty, vintage and girly. Things we all strive for as we plan our vintage inspired wedding! I felt Froufrou le bleu nailed exactly what I want to portray in my blog! Classy, touches of European elegance and a vintage pop of fun! See below for official definition of Froufrou; uh, could it be anymore perfect??
Froufrou [from French, of imitative origin]
1. a swishing sound, as made by a long silk dress
2. (Clothing & Fashion) elaborate dress or ornamentation, esp worn by women
So… a little short version of me, myself and I (smiley face)… I live in Southern California where I live with my amazing husband and two beautiful girls…oh..and let us not forget Maggie the sweet golden retriever! I love hanging out as a family, doing yoga, working out, pouring through magazines & finding inspiration from the media. l also do lots of crafts & DIY accessories in my free time (mainly girly and wedding related accessories, but with two girls there is lots of puffy stickers and finger painting too of course!).
I love my life, adore fashion, eat, sleep and breath weddings and am very passionate about my family. I have always had a thing for vintage and weddings in general, so this is a very big part of me, my life & where I want to be. I first got my inspiration for the world of weddings planning my own wedding and then secondly…I began designing mantilla wedding veils and accessories which I sold online before having children. I have a background in high-end retails sales, fashion, beauty, events and entertainment. My main focus is my blog and I get incredible satisfaction from it! I lived abroad in the UK with my British husband so there is a big part of me who loves England, Europe and get lots of my inspiration from across the pond!
For more about me and how I got started, click here
Thanks for reading about me and hoping to inspire you with my blog! I am fairly new so keep coming back as I will be adding more content all the time!
Kirstin @ Froufrou Le Bleu
Have a wedding related question or comment? I have been there and would love to try to answer any questions! I would say my specialty would be getting that glamorous vintage flair on a shoestring budget (or a big one, trust me…I have lots of ideas on how & where to spend money ;0)) and have many many ideas regarding décor, venues, styling and beating the pressures of the big day! I just love connecting with brides and really have a deep interest in weddings so please don’t hesitate to contact me with anything! Seriously!