We Made the Top 10 – Thank You!


A huge thank you to everyone who has been voting for us in the Millie’s Beach Huts – Spirit of Summer photo competition 2016. It’s been an amazing few days, and I feel so lucky to have had all your support.


We Made the Top 10



Spirit of Summer

The Spirit of Summer photo competition is about capturing a glorious Summer moment. A #HappyLittleButtons memory that will take hold of a viewers imagination, and have them wishing they were there too. This is the main photo that I entered. Mermaid watching. It captures such a peaceful and joyous moment, as Little Button sat gazing out to sea, sure that she could see mermaids dancing across the water in the distance.


We Made the Top 10


This competition has felt so special to me, as just by chance an Instagram photo led us to Millie’s Beach Huts. Which then led us to a beach we had yet to discover. Walton-On-Naze. If you have yet to venture to it, what are you waiting for! It’s beautiful and not far from London either.



We Made the Top 10

This morning I found out that we had made the top 10 of the Spirit of Summer photo competition! Hurrah! A million thank you’s and cake all round. I can’t quite contain my excitement and have been showing this to everyone….


We Made the Top 10


and if that wasn’t enough… this.


We Made the Top 10


All our photos placed, so we are in 2nd, 6th, 7th and 8th place. Yaaaaahoooo!


Over to the judges

Now it’s over to the judges to decide which photos they want to pick as their winner and runner up. They are all so wonderful, anyone could easily be a winner. I will admit that I am secretly hoping its us, but at the same time, just completely thrilled to have made the top 10!


Thank you again for all your support in getting us into the top 10. x


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  1. September 13, 2016 / 6:10 am

    How awesome! Congrats, they are beautiful pics. #dreamteam

  2. September 13, 2016 / 6:41 am

    Ah, well done Annette! Lovely photos! All the best with the final result! #Dreamteam

  3. September 13, 2016 / 6:42 am

    Good luck, I will be thinking of you. Hope you win your pic is fab! #DreamTeam

  4. September 13, 2016 / 6:44 am

    Oh wow! Well done! I grew up near Walton -on-the-naze so used to spend my weekends on the beach there! #DREAMTEAM

  5. September 13, 2016 / 6:48 am

    Well done hun!!! My favourite photo of all the ones above is one of yours, number 2. #DreamTeam

  6. September 13, 2016 / 6:59 am

    wow well done you! Gorgeous photos so good luck! #DreamTeam

  7. September 13, 2016 / 7:33 am

    Ah that’s fabulous well done and we’ll deserved, gorgeous photos. Fingers crossed for you! #dreamteam

  8. September 13, 2016 / 8:05 am

    Congratulations, what lovely photos! #DreamTeam

  9. September 13, 2016 / 8:39 am

    Yay! Thanks amazing, well done. They are great photos, I love the mermaid watching one x #dreamteam

  10. September 13, 2016 / 9:00 am

    Well done! I loved reading about the beach huts! #dreamteam

  11. September 13, 2016 / 9:28 am

    Congratulations and good luck! Your photos are absolutely gorgeous and would certainly have my vote. Alison x #DreamTeam

  12. September 13, 2016 / 11:12 am

    That’s a gorgeous photo, good luck in the final 🙂 #DreamTeam x

  13. September 13, 2016 / 12:40 pm

    well done and best of luck with the final results, secretly hoping it is you too 🙂 #DreamTeam

  14. September 13, 2016 / 1:23 pm

    Ooh congratulations! And good luck with the final Judges’ stage! #DreamTeam

  15. September 13, 2016 / 8:51 pm

    How exciting! Congrats and fingers crossed for you lovely. Beautiful pictures, I totally get what you mean about sometimes fate leading you to amazing opportunities 🙂 Cant wait to see the final result! Emily #DreamTeam

  16. September 13, 2016 / 10:03 pm

    Awesome news! Good luck hun xx great photo 🙂 #PointShoot xx

  17. September 14, 2016 / 8:20 am

    Whoop whoop, congratulations! Well deserved, you’re pictures are fab. And how cute she could see mermaids!

  18. September 14, 2016 / 6:26 pm

    Gorgeous photo, I’m not surprised it made the top 10. Looks like a lovely beach, I wish we were closer to the sea. Good luck with the rest of the competition, how you win 🙂 xx #dreamteam

  19. September 14, 2016 / 7:16 pm

    What a beautiful photo and such a lovely description 🙂 Best of luck for the competition #dreamteam

  20. September 14, 2016 / 9:03 pm

    Just popping over from #DreamTeam, *waves!* (Get it?! Waves – like the sea!!) I’m so pleased you guys made it into the top 10 and I’m wishing you all the best with the final competition! xxx

  21. September 18, 2016 / 10:13 am

    Such a wonderful pic and so happy to hear that you won! You absolute star 🙂 #dreamteam xx

  22. September 18, 2016 / 9:16 pm

    Oh my you didn’t just make the top 10 you nailed it! Congratulations lovely I am sure you are in a strong position and I look forward to hearing more. Thanks for hosting #dreamteam xx

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