Saturday, November 29, 2008


Chances are if you've tried reading my blog (as opposed to rss feed) you've noticed I've been making changes like crazy. For the past hour--maybe a little less--I've experimented with backgrounds. While each change only took a few minutes--it was either love or hate from the start--there were times when my blog was completely unreadable due to the background and font colors not working together. It was a temporary problem, but unless you've gone through the same madness on your own blog...I don't know if you can relate. :)

Anyway, things are back. Slightly different. And I'm still not sure if I'll keep this new header or go back to the old one...but I promise not to change the background for at least a month or two.

What do you think? Header wise I mean.

The first one had about six or seven hours of published time--until about three minutes ago. The second had about twelve hours of published time (between midnight and noon). But I decided that while the font was pretty--it wasn't that readable. The third was what I had before. I've had it at least six months.

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Zoe 10:33 PM  

I like the font on the third one, but the pictures on the first and second ones.

RR2 10:58 PM  

I like the first one! :)

Anonymous,  11:34 PM  

Becky - I like the first one, but not sure about the dark print over the pictures. I think it takes away from the beautiful pictures.

Serena 10:55 AM  

I love the one at the top now. I think the five pictures in the first one is too distracting...I lose track of the site's name.

I liked the second one, but I agree the font is off.

Anonymous,  12:23 PM  

I like the one you have right now! (the first one). and I LOVE your background now!!! it's adorable.

Kathleen 4:15 PM  

I like the one you have right now (but that's not hte first one right? YOur current one has 4 pics and the first one shown has 5 pics.)

I did like the one you used to have though too.

Anonymous,  6:21 AM  

I like the three-picture one with the current font. Maybe different pictures if you were tired of the three you had (from the choice of five we can see)?

Douglas Florian 9:45 AM  

Methinks your navy blue font is getting lost a bit. perhaps something brighter would stand out more. And why blue? There's no blue in the art.perhaps a deep red or maroon would reference the paintings.The gothic style of the top font works well because the art is not contemporary. A modern font wouldn't make sense.

Douglas Florian 9:48 AM  

and I would go back to three pictures: a trinity, right?

Douglas Florian 2:06 PM  

love it now in red

Becky 3:51 PM  

Thanks for your insight, Douglas. It was just a matter of finding the right shed of red that worked for me.

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