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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Blog Makeover

I'm sure you notice that it looks a little bit different around here...

Well, it was time to kick it up a notch at Wastepaper Prose. I know many of you loved my old layout, as did I, but it never screamed me. If you know me, I'm out there. I'm colorful, vibrant, and funky. As one of my fellow bloggers once described me, I'm "Alice in Wonderland gone Tool." And that just about sums it up.

I'd been wishy-washy about a makeover. I had several people toss around ideas with me. I talked to several designers. I looked at countless images and spent just as many hours contemplating what I wanted. Afterallm how does a personality translate to HTML code?

Turns out that an old adage held true. Simplicity rules. Nicole at Word for Teens found me the header image, which was sufficiently funky, and crafted the rest around it. It was colorful without being too happy or cutesy. No other frills were necessary.

There is still tweaking to be done. Not everything is linked yet and some posts may be a little messed up as a result of the conversion, but I'll be fixing it up over the next few days, so bear with me. I appreciate your patience.

So here it is! I know it's a big change, but hopefully you like. If you're averse to change and are having trouble adjusting, counseling will be available between the hours of 9am and 5pm.

Happy Reading!


  1. Glad I made it for ya, Susan. =)

  2. I think the new layout looks great! Although I loved the old layout, this one makes me happier! (:

  3. I really like it! I think Blog makeovers are in the air!

  4. Looks fabulous! Good job, Nicole, mah homeeee girl.

  5. Definitely loving it! I agree that the old one was gettin a little gothy. I love the colors!

  6. looks fantastic! I love the header.

  7. My name is Cat, and I approve of the purple.

    You are very colourful! Just happy the blog isn't blue or I'd have no clue whose blog I was reading.

  8. Love the new blog makeover!! While I did like the old one, I much prefer this one and it does match you and your personality better.

    Also, LOL at Cat's comment!