Thursday, January 8, 2009

Welcome to the New Maddness

As you can see this place got a bit of a makeover.

It really all began as I came to realize I needed three columns and not two. I'd just collected far too many links and of course with links come all their stuff.

Of course when it comes to renovating a blog you're really just better off completely knocking the old girl down and rebuilding from the ground up. The XML was a bit of a challenge and man did we not see the termite damage coming.

We still don't have all the links hooked up right but hopefully after the contractors call us back we can get all those up and running. Otherwise feel free to have a look around.

Up in the left corner you'll see a nice little slideshow of all those pictures I've been taking. I hear more blogs are coming with those already equipped like granite counter tops. It's the new answer to not having a window.

Below that is the free flowing thoughts from the Newlyweds. I've made sure to leave some room there in case I have to expand. You just never know when another little blog could catch your eye.

On the right column I've kept up the "Followers" section though it sadly had to be re-named due to zoning rights. Then below that we tried something a bit different. Sandwiched in between the links to other Picture-a-Day blogs and the Wedding blogs are my archives.

We'd talked about putting the library front and center in the blog, but after thinking it over we decided to go for a more cozy fireplace and brandy type of archive as opposed to a menacing warehouse depository of books.

Then we totally ran out of money and had to quickly slap on a coat of paint and some new curtains.

So what do you think of the new girl? Hopefully she'll hold up well in this anti-blogage economy.

10 comments:

withoutadornment said...

OoooOo! Pretty. I'm impressed!

Linda said...

I likey. Good job. Are you still using a blogger template or built your own? I'm still not pleased with mine.

Linda said...

Where did you get the template? I might have to switch...

DeadmansLog said...

gah. Your template breaks in firefox.

It's an issue with much of blogger's CSS. In fact, my own banner breaks a bit in firefox ... very annoying.

Linda said...

Thanks for the site. I'll be playing around with mine some more now!

DeadmansLog said...

I'm in FF 2.0 on a PC, dear.

Miss Anne said...

very nice! fancypants!

Never teh Bride said...

I'm digging the new look!

Ashley said...

hahaha i love your description!

Cate Subrosa said...

Looking good! Your title is showing up in front of your header image, though.