Friday, June 11, 2010

New Layout!

It's Bloggiesta time and I'm having a blast! I spent this morning doing a few cleanup tasks and then tackled a new layout.

I lost a little time (about 1/2 hour) because stupid IE and the beautiful new Blogger Template Designer were not cooperating. The preview wouldn't fully load so I couldn't see what my blog would look like with the new layout. Not cool. Anyway, I switched to the MacBook to for a bit and ta-da!

So, what do you think? I'm thrilled with the daisy background, but I'm still tinkering with the text colours, fonts and layout . I'm relieved that I got this far. It wasn't that hard, but a little daunting.

I'm not going to mark this one done just yet, but it's a start.

Olé.

18 comments:

  1. It's a great start Marie! Keep up the awesome work.

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  2. Looks beautiful! Great job.

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  3. I had a moment of "wow" when your page appears. It looks very nice. I also like the blue font. I would keep the "main" font as it is now, don't tinker with that. :-)

    Happy Bloggiesta!

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  4. Oh, something else, I would love to follow your blog but I can't use Google Friend Connect (seems to be a blogger thing, I'm wordpress), so can you set up an email subscription option? RSS would be OK too, but I prefer email. :-)

    Please let me know if/when this is possible, 'cause I can't follow your blog until then...

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  5. Thanks everyone.

    Leeswammes, As soon as I figure out how to do that, I'll do it.

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  6. Ok, I'm a follower by email now1

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  7. Thanks Leeswammes! That's great.

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  8. Daisies are my favorite - the layout looks great! Looks like you have a really good list of things to tackle this weekend. Hope that you have fun. Thanks for stopping by my site.

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  9. i love your layout! i just found your blog so i have no idea what to compare it to, but it looks really amazing!!

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  10. Looks great. Thanks for stopping by-I just became a follower.

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  11. I'm new here, too (from Bloggiesta) but I LOVE this layout. (Aren't the new templates in Blogger so much fun?)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog, too!

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  12. I love the new layout and the new look! I just bought two daisy plants yesterday to plant in my yard. Daisies always make me smile.

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  13. your background is beautiful- soft and appealing and it doesn't overwhelm your writing. Some blogs I've seen are so flowery with way too much "stuff" that the posts seem to take a back seat. Yours is very eye catching and attention keeping. Keeping it simple and understated works for me. I can't stand any of those blinky things on blogs.

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  14. Thanks everyone. I had changed the layout/colours several times in the past and just couldn't find one that really fit. I think I have it now.

    I'm glad you all approve. ;)

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