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New Blog Design Reveal

July 26, 2012

Yes, you’re in the right place! I’m happy to reveal my new blog design—below is the old header that you probably recognize.

I love changing designs—from my office to our master bedroom bedding, I don’t stick with the same design for long. I try to, but when it comes to decorating and design, I don’t mind change.

I really like my old design, but I felt it was a bit childish and slightly reminded me of some blog designs that I don’t like. So, it was time to give Diamonds, Dog Tags & Diapers a fresh, crisp and clean look, with a tiny bit of sparkle.

This design isn’t quite what I envisioned when I wrote the creative brief, but I was pleasantly surprised, there’s definitely a lot more color than I was planning on, but I guess we don’t want it to be boring, right?

I went back and forth on fonts, I am a complete font snob. I decided on these before I went into 200 additional rounds of creative. I don’t think I’ll ever find the perfect fonts. I am still working on the navigation bar font, though.

Things at work have died down a bit, so content will now be more regular and even more interesting!

I hope it’s easy on your eyes and you find it crisp and refreshing! I strive to keep content on my sidebar minimal and not cluttered. Too often I leave blogs because there is just too much “noise” on the page.

I am still compiling a list of blogs to feature on the blog love page, so if you’d like to be featured, please comment with your link below!

I’m also looking for a handful of guest bloggers for the month of August, comment below or contact me if you’re interested.

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4 comments:

  1. Ugh. I need to actually sit down and figure out a design for my blog (oh right, and blog....), I don't have one itty bitty creative design bone in my body though. It's going to be painful! Love the new design though!

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  2. It looks great! I think the pop of color is just enough. I'm thinking about switching to one sidebar too because it just seems less cluttered and easier to read.

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  3. Love the new design! Looks wonderful!

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