Thursday, April 26, 2012

The Inspired Momma is getting a facelift

Only in bloggy world. I'm not personally getting one but my blog is. So what do you think of my new header? I love the colors and patterns so much. It is more me. More my style. My only issue is the size but I'll get to that in a minute.

When I started this blog almost a month ago, I was sooooo pumped up to start it that I just used a free header from a wonderful website that offers those. If you would like to check out their site it's Shabby Blogs. They have soooo many cute things it's crazy. And it's free. Awesomeness all together.

But...even tho their stuff is super cute, it wasn't exactly what I had imagined for this blog when I started it. So last night I FINALLY got around to working on changing my header. Last week sometime I bought some digital paper from Etsy to use. Until then I seriously didn't even know they sold that there. You can buy a pack of 12 different patterns for about $3. As much as I would love paying someone to design it all up for me, I can't exactly afford that right now. I'm really trying to put any extra money into fixing up the house.

So I had to just make my own. I stayed up until 3:30 am last night making it. I got a really late start, like around midnight, because my baby didn't want to go to sleep last night. Then it took me awhile to pick my pattern combo, font and all that went in it. Then I had trouble finding an free editor online that I wanted to use. It was a lot of trial and error. I kept making it too huge. And I finally figured out how to make it fit better. Then I woke up this morning to realize it's still way too big! I guess I was so tired last night I didn't notice it's still too big. I now have so much more respect for blog designers. It is so much harder to make a header than I realized. They really must know their stuff!

But, anyways the header is good for right now so I'm not going to touch it until I have time. It may be this evening, this week or even next month (I hope sooner than that tho!).

So I would love to hear what y'all think of it. Do you think it looks ok (other than the size)? I feel like it is so me. I love those colors and patterns so much. I'm hoping it really looks alright and it's not just my lack of sleep fooling me. Haha!

6 comments:

  1. you did a great job! You are inspiring!!! I am too afraid to touch anything on my blog because everything is finally working....
    I am your newest follower..pls follow back if you can.

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    1. I am so sorry about being so late in replying! Thank you so much for following me, I'm following you back too :-)

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  2. I think you did an amazing job, your new header is so pretty, I especially love how you displayed the blog name and the graphic around it! NICE!!

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    1. Thank you sooo much! It is so nice to hear that :-)

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  3. I love the header - great colors, for sure!

    Dropping by to say hi - I'll be at BBC Dallas as well :)

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    1. Thank you! Awesome!! It's so nice to meet someone else who is going :-)

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