New Blog Design

Monday, 21 May 2012
Hello!  I've spent most of my lunch break today playing about in Blogger trying to make my blog look a little bit more exciting.  What do you think of my new header?  I have no web design skills whatsoever though, and don't have the first clue about how to use Photoshop so I made the header by doing the following:

  1. I used this tool to turn my photos into pencil drawings (individually)
  2. I arranged the pencil drawings into a mosaic using this tool (this is also what I use for my Week in Instagrams posts)
  3. I pasted the mosaic into Excel (very high tech!), gave it a blue border, and then wrote the title in a text box and laid it over the image
  4. Finally, I took a screenshot of the whole thing in Excel using a snipping tool
My new background is just one of the default ones from Blogger that I liked the look of, one thing I'm having major issues with though are my gadgets/widgets - how the hell do you give them a background colour?!  At the moment they are just sitting on top of the background which means you can barely read them.  Help!

1 comment:

  1. Your new header looks great, I'm no good at that kind of thing either so I used a free one from a design blog!
    I'm not sure you can give them a background colour, although there probably is a way of doing it but I'm not very technical! xx
    Jessica - crueltyfreecottage.blogspot.com

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