Steps to Starting a WordPress Lifestyle Blog


From beautiful fashion photos and enviable personal style, to cooking how-to’s and recipes, health and  well-being, travel and wanderlust, tech and business or juggling family life, a lifestyle blog can be a great way to express yourself, create a new hobby or help launch a business venture.

Here at Show Up Web Design we love helping creative people achieve an online platform that mirrors their aesthetic while meeting their needs as a lifestyle blogger and/ or entrepreneur.

1. First, you have to come up with the overall idea for the blog and the theme. Are you an avid photographer with a passion for fashion? Are you food-obsessed and always reviewing the latest hot spots in your neighborhood or travels?Maybe you are always traveling and have collected some amazing stories from around the world as well as some great tips on how to get around on a budget. Whatever your main passion is, find out what you can offer that topic and what you think is plausible for you to write about a few times a week, and what makes your brand special.

2. Next, it is time to pick a name and domain name to match your blog brand and have Show Up Web Design offer you a free consultation to talk vision, goals and theme options. After that a Show Up designer will get you fully started on the lifestyle blog of your dreams.

3. Theme selection. Sometimes it helps to check out some of the most successful lifestyle blogs out on the web today. Looking at what makes these blogs stand apart from the rest and what keeps the visually entertaining as well as what makes the content so great can be really helpful as your begin crafting your own. See our latest post on, How to Make your Lifestyle Blog Successful.

New Lifestyle Blog Theme Ideas for Him & Her

Tomas & Daisy / A Stylish Blog for Him & Her

With various blog layout options and custom post formats including video, audio, gallery etc, Tomas and Daisy is a beautiful, well-documented and responsive theme for the stylish, modern blogger. Visually impressive and clean boasting all of the needs for any serious blogger.

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Vixen / A Responsive WordPress Blog

Unlimited color customizer, creative design and SEO optimized, Vixen is a clean and responsive blog theme that is perfect for DIY, cooking, news, personal or portfolio style sites. Featuring 5 different blog templates and post options, Vixen is an elegant choice that covers all blogging bases.

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Bridge / A Creative Multipurpose WordPress Theme

Bridge- blog template is a gorgeous clean modern template for the constant travel-blogger. Focused on visuals and images and journal-like entries, Bridge boasts many innovative features like portfolio showcases and beautiful blog layout options.

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Hemlock / A Responsive WordPress Blog Theme

Featuring a super clean and simplistic aesthetic, Hemlock is sophisticated with sleek responsive design. Full-width, with many options for posting formats. Custom integrated social widgets, such as Instagram make this theme a big hit with the popular blogger. Showcase your creativity in a streamlined way, like SimplySona.

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