Hello and welcome to my newly redesigned blog!
Way back in June I gave you all an update on my blog plans (here) which included attending the Haute Blog workshop. Well that day finally arrived! A week ago, several other bloggers and myself spent an amazing day making our blogs look and perform more professionally. It was such a fun experience and I learned so much! I’m so grateful to the Haute Blog girls, Allie and Erika for putting on such a great workshop!
Visually my blog hasn’t changed too drastically, but I love it so much more now. Most of the changes we made are on the back end including the big move to WordPress, a new domain (I dropped the ‘my’), new plug-ins, and a lot of other things that are hard to explain (mostly because I don’t understand them well enough to explain them ha).
I hope you enjoy the new look! Take a moment to look around. All the tabs work except for the links within the ‘Home Tour’ tab. Why don’t they work? It all goes back to the special project that I’ve been hinting at for a few weeks, which is that I hired an very old friend to come over before the Irvington Home Tour to take professional photographs of my house. I have a decent camera but my photography skills are amateur at best, so since I had my house all shiny and clean for the home tour I knew I had to take advantage of it. Enter Ashley a. Photography. Ashley and I went to elementary school together for two years and then reconnected when we went to the same high school. Then a few months ago we ran into each other at an art show. Apparently, the third time was a charm for us and we decided to try and work together some time. Even though Ashley normally does weddings she was game to photograph my house. The photos turned about amazing! So for the next few days I’ll be showcasing her photographs by room in my house and as I post them I’ll update the links in the ‘Home Tour’ tab.
Exciting times around here! I’m sure there will be glitches so be patient. If there is a glaring issues please let me know and I’ll Google how to fix it haha. Also, older posts may look a little strange and/or old links won’t work, but I’m going to go back through them systematically and fix old issues.
See you back here tomorrow!