2011 February

February 20, 2011 By BDN Administrator step-8b-add-effects-150x150-9123044

Are you a blog designer or blogger that’s stuck in a rut for a new design? Well, here’s some real world inspiration to get your design juices flowing. I have been noticing cards, magazine covers, digiscrap kits and store signs using chunky, sans-serif fonts* that have a slightly lowered opacity* so that when the letters […]

2010 October

October 18, 2010 By BDN Administrator

What better way to start renew our Beautiful Blog Series here at our new home at WordPress.org than by featuring a WP.org blog! 😉 The blog we are featuring this week is Just Thauna, a blog that covers the “thoughts, musings, passions, protests, journeys, discoveries and other stuff” that makes her Thauna. I came across […]

2010 May

May 10, 2010 By BDN Administrator

Today’s Beautiful Blog is My Two Seasons, a self-hosted WordPress blog run by Michelle Johnson. My Two Seasons is a place for Michelle to share her love of photography, nature and family. Her photography is beautiful and inspiring, and I find myself drawn back there time and again. The design for My Two Seasons was […]

2010 March

March 17, 2010 By BDN Administrator

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. If you have ever hunted for beautiful, free blog templates, no doubt you’ve come across Simply Fabulous Blogger Templates. Lena, the designer, provides tons of incredibly beautiful and totally free Blogger templates, which are some of the most beautiful and well done free templates available. Lena, on a journey to […]

2010 February

February 11, 2010 By BDN Administrator

This is a series that I have been talking about doing for at least six months but am just now getting my act together, and, as it turns out, it’s not all that together. Not making sense, am I? Well, what I mean is that our first Before & After feature doesn’t have an “Before” […]

2009 November

November 2, 2009 By BDN Administrator

This week’s beautiful blog is French Charming, a blog about “lifestyle, inspiration and all things lovely.” Karyn, the blog owner, is a former boutique owner and has a great eye for finding things that please the eye and heart. Her new blog design certainly caught my eye! The design is simple yet so unique! And, […]

2009 February

February 24, 2009 By BDN Administrator

While I love using free templates, I was getting tired of the pink and green bubbles. So, Summer of Designs by Summer whipped up this gorgeous header for me and I am simply thrilled with it! It’s amazing how much a beautiful header can enhance a blog! Now, please excuse the mess around here, though, […]

Business Directory

Caitlin Ritchie Design + Print

Business Name: Caitlin Ritchie Design + Print

Business Genre: Blog & Web Designers

Long Business Description: Caitlin Ritchie Design + Print is a design company dedicated to transform blogs, websites and blog into something beautiful. Just recently launch in 2014, but has a 3 year design history.

Business Tags: blog, Blogger, branding, business, Logo, photographer, squarespace, wedding, WordPress

Business Directory

To the Moon Blog & Web Design ad_button_03-150x149-3100232

Business Name: To the Moon Blog & Web Design

Business Genre: Blog & Web Designers

Long Business Description: Thank you for stopping by. I am a self-taught designer, focusing primarily on utilizing the Genesis Framework for WordPress to create a custom blog or website design just for you. I also have some experience with Blogger and Expression Engine. I offer budget friendly packages, and look forward to working with you!

Business Tags: blog design, Blogger, web design, WordPress

2011 October

October 10, 2011 By BDN Administrator capturepagestut1-150x150-9928452

In Blogger you can easily add a menu bar underneath the header area to display your pages.  However, usually the menu bar does not come formatted and looks unsightly on blogs that have been customized.  Here is a quick and easy way to format this menu! Design your page to your specifications, then go to […]