Nelly Elliott

Newcastle based blogger, mama, creative, coffee-only with my oxygen, vegan, plus-size fashion lover and feminist.


6 of my Favourite Instagram Babes.

I am a HUGE fan of instagram, and would say I probably use it more than any other social network. I love the simple interface, the visual nature, and most of all; all of the awesome people I have met and got to know through it. When I was pregnant and in the early days of motherhood I found it so useful to connect with other mums and get advice when I was to sleep deprived to see straight, I found my village and honestly I am not sure I could have got through early motherhood and especially night feeds without them.

I couldn't possibly name every single person here, so I am going to share 5 of my favourite accounts at the moment, the ones I look out for each day and think you guys will enjoy too (if you don't already follow them that is...)


A photo posted by Roswen ⛅️ (@roswensian) on

Ros is one of my oldest and bestest Instagram/blog/everything friends. We 'met' back in 2012 during series 2 of The Great British Bake Off. We bonded over a joint love of cake; is there anything better to bond over really? She had her lovely little boy 6-8 months before me, and I remember messaging her the day I found out I was pregnant, she was a lifeline before I told anyone. She is also a KICK ASS food photographer and shares amazing photos of her family meals, which always inspire me to try new things with Zoe.

If you love good food, stripes and gin ... Ros is your girl.


A photo posted by chloe • 23 • australia (@chloeandbeans) on

I have been following Chloe since the birth of her triplets, it was actually a completely random 'suggested' follow from Instagram (they clearly know I love squishy newborn pics). Chloe is a 23 year old mum of 6 kids (under the age of 4!) in Australia. I think I started following out of pure curiosity, how on earth can you have 6 kids under 4!? However, over the past 9 months I have fallen a little in love with her little brood, and me and Zoe love watching their youtube channel.

If you love gorgeous babies, stylish toddlers and getting a glimpse at a really lovely big family... Chloe is your girl.


A photo posted by Becky (@mrsbebeblog) on

Becky (BeBe) is one of my all time favourite insta-babes. I have had the privilege of meeting her in real life and can confirm she is as fierce in person as she is in selfies. Speaking of which, Becky is the absolute queen of selfies, this girl seriously knows her angles and can find the light like no other! I love that she is plus size and proud, and she is my style icon.

If you love fierce fashion, self-confidence and Grease 2... BeBe is your girl!

I'd love to hear your favourite instagram accounts too, lets share the love...