Custom Blog Design

Yay! I’m so excited to share with you my latest custom blog design for my friend Anne Marie Mitchell. Anne Marie started her blog off as a beauty blogger back in college. As you grow and change, sometimes your blog needs to grow and change as well. This was the case for Anne Marie. Her […]

3 Tricks for Styling Images with CSS for your Blog

Images are VERY important to your blog. There’s no denying this. You know great picture help you get shared, and really attract attention to your blog. For a lot of people, it’s just snap, upload, share… But there are also a few cool tricks you can do with css to add a little extra “style” […]

Rainbow Glassy Social Media Icons – FREEBIE!

Rainbow Glassy Social Media Icons Free! Rainbow, glassy social media icons. Download contains a .zip file with icons for all colors in 60×60 px, 48×48 px, and 36×36 px .png files. Use just one color or mix them up! But please do not re-sell these graphics. They are original artwork. These glassy social media icons […]

Color Inspiration – Teal Floral Fabric & Free Blog Bling

Color Inspiration – Vibrant Spring Teal Floral Fabric I was going through the fat quarters at a local store, and came across this fabric, and fell in love. The vibrancy and pattern just made me swoon, and I had to create something with it, but first… Turn it into some digital elements that can be […]

Using Mailchimp for Managing Blog Subscribers

Mailchimp is a super useful tool for email marketing with your blog. For years now I have relied on Jetpack subscriptions to keep my followers up to date, but i’ve gotten to the point i would like a lot more control in my design, as well as the timing and tracking of e-mails, so it […]

How to Fix “Not Found” Errors on Your Blog

Blogs change all the time. You add new pages and delete some posts, change page titles, ect. Every time the URL changes, the old URL becomes “Not Found”, especially if your site has a lot of links into it. People will be searching for a page and they will come to a “404 error, page […]

Getting Started on SEO – 5 Tips for Bloggers

Most bloggers don’t come from an SEO or Web Design Background. You have a knowledge of the topic you are blogging about, but learning to blog as you go. I am a web designer by day and blogger by night. I design large scale websites for companies, from e-commerce to informational websites and have learned […]

5 Plugins WordPress Bloggers Shouldn’t Live Without

Plugins are a GREAT way to enhance you’re WordPress website. The are easy to install and easy to use. But there are THOUSANDS of them out there, developed by companies and individuals, with not a ton of support (mainly just open source support). WordPress has their own, Jetpack, which I HIGHLY SUGGEST you install on […]