I went a little wild last night and redesigned my blog. It is the first big change in appearance since I first published the blog in June of 2010. Back then, I didn’t know the slightest thing about blogs, except that they seemed really cool (which I suppose means I can say that at least everything that I did know was 100% accurate.)
Somewhere along the way to learning about making my blog feel like my own, I discovered Karen over at the Graphics Fairy and fell in love with one of her headers. I somehow managed to figure out how to get the header on and until about 30 minutes ago have held onto it.
But, for the last six months or so when I have come to my own homepage, I have felt like it looked out of place. The problem was, though, I had no idea what to replace it with. I have ideas about what to use for the Creativity Tribe website that is in the works, but it just didn’t feel right to mix that up with the energy I feel in this space.
Then, this afternoon as I was working on a painting, I felt this fierceness rise up in me. I heard myself saying, I wanna let go and do something crazy. (The painting turned out pretty cool.) And that feeling followed me to the blog. Before I knew it, I was headed into new territory and the new header came out of it.
More than anything, I love the joy showing on my face. A friend took the photo under a big ferris wheel on another night when I was exploring my bravery. It will be my banner til the new website is launched. Yep, a step closer to the website for Creativity Tribe I hope to have up before Summer.
I want to offer my sincere appreciation to Karen for the generosity of her images. She has an amazing library! I encourage you to go check her out.