Was inspired by all of the changes I saw taking place during Bloggiesta, so thought I would tweak my header and background. I’m pleased with the header, but not sure if I’m going to keep the background. Think it may be a little bright, although I do like the texture and the hint of words. Please let me know what you think, as I’d love some feedback! Found a couple of great sites that really helped me out:  Tips For New Bloggers and GR Sites.

Update: I slept on it and when I checked it this morning, the background seemed too bright. I found a more muted tone to try, as I still like the textured look. Will try to walk away, then come back to see how I feel. Yea? Nay?


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22 thoughts on “What do you think of the new design?

  1. Hi there!
    Love the header….very bookish! The background is nice….it's a personal choice. Does it go with the rest of your site…yes. Is it brighter than the other colors…yes. Does it still work…yes. I'd say, sleep on it….then check it again in the morning. See how it "hits" you then. =0)

  2. As you asked ….. I love the header, very bookish in tone. The green however I'm not too keen on but then it is all a matter of personal choice. Some good advice from GMR, sleep on it and then see how you feel.

  3. Thanks for the feedback! I really appreciate it! Am trying a more muted tone of the same shade, as I want to stay in the same color family. May take awhile, as it took me weeks to pick out a new paint color for the bathroom! *L*

  4. I like the background color and don't think it is too bright. It seems like a nice, muted shade of green to me. The header looks great.

  5. I love the new header! I also like the background, but at the moment that I am posting this, I don't know if you have chenged it or not yet. Either way, I think it looks fine, but you could go a shade darker and it still be good too!

  6. I like the background, it looks nice and fits with the sidebars etc. I don't find it to bright, because the sidebars and content bars seem to pull away, goo choices in colours 🙂 I say keep it, but thats just me.

  7. I really like this! I like the background of the books on shelves in your header. I need to find out how to do the tabs at the top of you screen. I tried to do that with my blog and can't figure out how to do them. Oh well. I like the background as well.

    Great Look!

  8. Thanks for the positive feedback on my new design! I really, really appreciate it! Think I must have tried about a dozen backgrounds before I found this one, but am pleased with how it turned out.

    Will look through my notes to see if I can find the instructions I used to add my tabs, as I've had a couple of people ask.

    Thank you again everyone! Love you!

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