Lori was a past client who contacted me about an update. She briefly mentioned the color scheme she was thinking about and while browsing for design kits for another client I happened upon what I thought might be perfect for Lori's update. She agreed and her design was born.
The transformation this blog underwent is amazing!
Are you ready??
This is Lori's before screenshot.
And this is the after screenshot!
Can you believe it?
I could almost just sit and stare at this one all day.
(and think Lori would agree!)
Rachel contacted us wanting a blog design. Like most, she probably wasn't too thrilled to find out that we had a waiting list. However, the description of what she wanted sounded similar to a premade template we had, so we steered her to take a look. She did and she liked it - with one small request...could we change the orange poms and banner flags to blue. So for a small fee, we were able to customize the template to make it hers!
Rachel also decided to add some branding items for Facebook and her Teachers Pay Teachers store.
Check out this new blogger by clicking on her button.
Maribel is the dynamo behind Learning in Wonderland.
She contacted me with a blog design already in mind!
(Little did she know I was blog stalking her before she contacted me...tee hee!)
All I had to do was tweak her ideas and fine tune them.
She wanted a date ribbon to match the ribbon under the header where her page links are located. That was fun since I'd never had anyone want one like that before!
Maribel's blog has amazing ideas and resources so RUN to check it out!
(And she's having a back to school sale soon, too!)
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Along the way, my dislike of Internet Explorer was renewed. For some reason, when Maribel views her blog in IE she sees a black box around her white posting and sidebar areas that I don't see. However, I get horrible ugly pop-up ads in places she doesn't.
Internet Explorer has had known issues with Blogger all along and apparently they haven't gone away. I strongly recommend people don't use IE. If your tech person tells you that you have to use IE I think I would be concerned about his or her capabilities.
Anchors Away in First Grade is a new blog written by Kimberly. Kimberly is a first grade teacher in California who got the idea to start her own blog while attending the Southern California Kindergarten Conference not too long ago.
I was lucky enough to have the pleasure to install Kimberly's blog on her birthday!
Kimberly may be new to blogging but she's not new to teaching and is eager to share the ways she helps her students learn and use technology in the classroom.