Sunday, February 27, 2011

Perpetual Guest Blogger.

I hate my blog. The design of it, that is. Well, I'm not all that satisfied with the content sometimes either, but that's a slightly different issue.

Some of you may have noticed I've occasionally been playing with different layouts. I've got it so I like where things are and the spacing etc. but the designs are all pre-designed templates. There is nothing personal about that! It makes me feel like I'm not really part of this thing I pour my thoughts into - like a perpetual guest blogger on my own dang blog.

It's time for change (again).

Since I am determined to delude myself that spring is just around the corner, I will think of this as another thing to bring in the spring!

I warn you, graphic designer I am not. I don't want fancy but I do want to feel like this is my cyber-space.

I think it will make me want to visit and write more. And I really miss writing. I haven't been writing about the topics that I really want to talk about and it's annoying me.

So there you go. My "public" commitment to sprucing up the place.

Anyone have tips on creating banners? I've never done one.


Melissa-ParadigmFarms said...

Blogger and I do not get along all that well, so although I often talk about sprucing up my blog it never happens. Ever. Maybe your renovations will inspire me!

Laura said...

creating a banner isn't so hard, it is getting it the right size to fit in your blog template that is tricky. I might be able to help - depends on the templates and what you are looking to do. I think you need to make your picture a bit lower resolution also, or it will take up too much space in the header. Email me if you want me to try and explain better...

RuckusButt said...

I'm sure it's not too hard but I was hoping to make it happen efficiently. What program would you use? I got a new laptop and don't have much on it at this point. I used to use Corel photo--paint a lot. Still, it's hard to work out dimensions etc.