Last week when I un-customized my blog on accident, I panicked. (I had never reverted to a new template design, back when Blogger was making template changes and therefore, I had never been able to do any customizing for the little appearance-type things such as font, color, and size choices. I couldn't widen my margins... that sort of thing. Drove me nuts to have a vision in my head but not be able to create it.) After messing up the entire thing, and frantically texting a few of my buddies, my friend Carissa pointed me to Pink+Lola. (And I LOVE the look of Carissa's blog.) Not only are the Pink+Lola blog templates gorgeous, they are also reasonably priced. She offers all kinds of services and customizations. (I love her stuff and these photos are two beautiful examples from her shop.) The thing was, I have always designed my own blog header and sidebar buttons... and my cute little VW bus has become my brand, so I didn't really need a template overhaul. I simply needed help and guidance with some uncooperative tweaking.
The shop owner, Kelly, didn't know me from anybody. But she graciously offered advice from the kindness of her heart, and I followed it.
It worked. Day saved. Yippee!
I've almost got everything on the screen how I see it in my head. I only have two more "tweaks" in progress. One is that "Pin-it" button that appears when you roll your mouse over a photo. I'm not 100% sure I want it... so I'm still thinking on it.
Anyway, I don't know if you are looking to make-over your blog, switch something around, or make some customizations but please consider this sweet woman. She works with Blogger and Word Press. I think you will be so pleased!
What has your blog experience been? Has it been positive and encouraging? Do you have your blog looking just how you want... or are you feeling like the vision you have in your head doesn't match? Do you use Blogger or Word Press... or something else? And how do you like it?