The Brilliance in Blogging Awards – aka the BiBs – is one of the most prestigious, longest-running blogging and social media awards in the world. Every year BritMums highlights the best of UK parent lifestyle blogging, nominated and voted for by you, their readers and followers. It’s one the of the UK’s most popular digital awards!
A raft of new categories this year highlights the changing face of blogging and social media, the rise of platform-specific creators and the importance of strong voices, meaningful stories and true engagement — qualities that BritMums champions.
See all the celebrated Finalists in each category here: Announcing the BiBs Finalists 2019 #BiBs2019.
Thousands of votes were cast across 14 categories. In addition, the BritMums judging panel names winners in two special (non-voting) categories.
One is BritMums Campaign Creator — someone with a special knack for creating fabulous content on branded paid campaigns and whose enthusiasm and motivation leads to awesome results.
The other is the BritMums Choice — chosen because of their work not only as an Influencer but as a positive force in the blogging and social media community.
The Winners of the #BiBs2019 Awards!
This blogger began her site ‘by accident’, to document her girls’ childhood. After a start on Instagram, she wanted more room to write and express herself. Her blog is infused with her love of writing, their family’s life in Cornwall, parenting and succulents (yes, you read that right). The Fresh Voice category is for blogs under 18 months old or recently relaunched.
Winner: Gin Gin & Roo
This home-baking blog is a family affair with three generations involved, with recipes & tips from their cake-making, home-baking & all-round confectionery expert.
Winner: Baking with Granny
This blog came out of its creator’s desire to write more and worry less (an inspirational goal for all of us). In addition to tackling family life, this blogger also charts her cancer treatment in a real way.
Winner: Island Living 365
BEST OF PINTEREST
This Pinterest account helps us to simplify, focus and create a home we love with amazing images that keep us clicking.
BEST OF INSTAGRAM
Jess’s feed is beautiful, inspiring and is full of personality that goes beyond pretty pictures. This is one account that will leave you feeling happier and more confident.
Winner: The Fat Funny One
BEST OF STORIES
Sima has a passion for creating stories that engage, delight and keep us glued to our phones. She takes us places on her travels, leads us to new experiences and all the while keeps up a patter that makes us feel we’re hanging with a best friend.
Winner: The Curious Pixie
BEST OF FACEBOOK
Crafts aren’t just for kids. We love how Learning and Exploring… brings crafts alive not only with pictures and videos but also with an engaged community of fellow craft-lovers.
BEST OF TWITTER
You know this personality on Twitter — They are always there, always on, and right in there with on-the-spot commentary.
Winner: Picking Up Toys
Like watching your favourite TV show, our video bloggers make for compulsive viewing! With compelling viewpoints, informative how-to’s or just for a peek into their real lives, we are hooked on their narrative.
Winner: The Carpenter’s Daughter
Beautiful photography, a creative eye and an ability to make the subject come to life. This category celebrates those who can tell a story with just one shot..
Winner: Meet the Wildes
BEST OF REVIEWS
Beauty, travel, toys, gadgets, fashion – and anything else, this Content Creator is top of the field when it comes to reviewing products they love. They have a discerning eye, are transparent about gifted or loaned items and thrive on providing insight and advice to help all of us buy better
Winner: Dear Mummy Blog
The award for family travel blogging with a sense of adventure. Full of insider tips and authoritative advice, this category features bloggers whose knowledge could save you money or stress and get you ready for your all types of family trips
Winner: Mini Travellers
To paraphrase Coco Chanel, a fashion blogger’s site should be two things: classy and fabulous. Bloggers in this category are both. Being a parent adds an interesting dimension to fashion and beauty coverage – combining a world view with a catwalk view.
Winner: Daddy & Dad
For blogs that grab your attention and won’t let go, with great design, great writing, great images — the entire package. Chosen by the readers who fall in love with their favourite bloggers.
Winner: Twins, Tantrums & Cold Coffee
BEST CAMPAIGN CREATOR
When it comes to commercial campaigns, some people have a knack for creating content that sings. This award is for those who take part in BritMums campaigns, singling out an individual whose enthusiasm and motivation leads to awesome results.
Winner: The Inspiration Edit
Our special vote went to a blogger with a great sense of community and a passion for the craft.
Winner: Cerys Parker, Rainy Day Mum
Congratulations to all our fabulous Winners!