Hellooo everyone! Just a quick update! In case you haven’t noticed yet, This Blog has a new header (and some minor layout changes on different pages). I wanted to wait and do a major blog makeover by the end of the year, but I had some spare time on my hands on this long Bank Holiday weekend and tried out a few things. The result was a new header:
I’m writing this post mainly to keep a record of the old header which I still really like, but the blog’s name got a bit lost in the busy drawing.
I couldn’t simply get rid of the old header, so I decided to merge the old and the new one. 🙂 I needed to shuffle some parts of the old header to fit around the new layout.
For those of you interested – I do the blog’s design myself (Mr Thisblogisnotforyou helps me with implementing the design). I use different programs and techniques and often use hand-drawn images which I scan and then edit with programs such as Photoshop or Inkscape (which is the open source alternative to Illustrator).
I hope you like the new design! I also changed a few things on the tutorial page. I’ll grab a coffee and my sewing machine now for some finishing touches on a few things that need to be photographed today – sun is shining after almost a whole week of rain!
Stay in touch!
7 thoughts on “Behind the Scenes: Blog Layout”
I love your new header! It is much easier to find the blogs name now 😉 I was also always wondering if you made the drawing yourself and I am mighty impressed! Enjoy sewing!
The new design looks great! The first few times, I had trouble locating the title of your blog. This is a great way to keep that fantastic illustration!
Thank you, Gabriela!
Looks great friend!
Thank you, Amy!
i’m so glad you kept the drawing…it’s like you refashioned your header:) beautiful!