How to acquire mad blog design skillz

You may have noticed that I changed my blog layout again. I tend to do that every couple of months or so. You see, I’m always trying to make it look easier on the eyes–mine and yours. And, yes, I do get bored with my blog layout A LOT.

Now, a web designer I am not, though that is¬†definitely on my top 3 of things I want to be, right below published author and just above skilled seamstress. I don’t know how to design a blog or website from scratch, but I understand enough about html and I use what little knowledge I have to make a few tweaks here and there. See, you don’t need to be a web design wiz in order to come up with a nice and original-looking blog.

In this post, I’m going to let you in on my mad blog designing secrets by taking you through the process of how I ended up with this new blog design all by my-“non web designer”-self. *beam*

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Publishing on a custom domain

Whoa,¬†I did it! Notice that my url doesn’t have blogspot anymore? I am now publishing on a custom domain! Woohoo. Anyway, I don’t know yet how this is going to change my blogging activities, but I like the thought of having my own dot com. I’ve been blogging on White Sky Project for a few years now, so I thought it was about time that I own it. I did my research, learned a few things, and finally took the plunge. Basically, here’s what I did.

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