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Jan 1, 2010

A LITTLE CHANGE FOR THE NEW YEAR

Welcome everyone. I have changed my background as you can plainly see. I will be tweaking it over the next few hours and hope it goes smoothly.
I thought I was going to have a panic attack when I clicked the button to upload the new template. Whew.
Let me know what you think.
I know the sidebar is cutting off some of the letters. I am working on fixing that.Okay I'm stumped.

I will also be changing the brown icons...not to worry Jane. 
I can't get the button at the top for my rss feed to connect to anything. 
I get an error (bX-tl63fe) when I save a new gadget. then when I go back a second time it is okay.

I can't change the font sizes in my blog title and description. 
Why is the date so big? I can't seem to change it. 
Comments are not in boxes??? What happened there?





21 comments:

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

Good think that you told me, I thought I was on another blog. LOL.

Looks good.

Jen

Ali said...

Hummmmm.......I don't dislike it. It'll grow on me! I love to change my blog back grounds on a regular basis. Keeps things fresh.

Ali

Gail said...

I love it! Soft with very wonderful color. I miss your picture.

Joanne said...

Quite calming - not sure about the comments part though - too clinical. Must play with mine today - that time of the season right??

Jane said...

Wowza! Talk about a change! It's not bad, but personally I'm not digging the gray with the brown icons though.

Lou said...

I love it Lori. Kep tweaking and I look forward to the finished product. I love how quickly the page loaded.

Joanne said...

I know what you mean about panic attack when you first upload the change - I panic every time, and having just change mine again, I can sympathise with the tweaking you are having to go through. Chin up up will all come together soon xx

Joyce said...

I personally get super confused when people change their blogs around because that is just me:) My memory is not what it use to be so I identify someone by their blog header and photo. If I change my own header I would confuse myself:) Now the writers challenge should be a good one. First I thought of the teacher who had me hate grammer school but then I thought of those who made my life go onto a better path in life. Not sure which writing path I will take on this one but will have to think about it for a few days before I write. Happy New Year.
Joyce

Deb said...

change can be good....especially when you get all the kinks worked out...

MiMi said...

Whoa! Great new look!

My Grama's Soul said...

Lori,

I love your new look. Since you are a computer "guru" I know you will get the bugs out.

Thanks for stopping by this last week. Here's wishing you only the best in the coming year and all the years after that.

Blessings,

Jo

Maven said...

You have the nicest layouts! I really like this one :-)

I have absolutely no ability to do any of this cool stuff so must stick to my blogger template until I move on up to a real blog of my very own ;)

Happy New Year!!

Joanne said...

Lori I don't have this figured out I am just not as ambitious - I only changed about five lines of code.
I used this spot to find new backgrounds
http://simplyblogitbackgrounds.blogspot.com/
or there is this one also
http://simplychicblogs.blogspot.com/

lindalee said...

Nice...very nice, Lori. I wish I had your talent to make these changes....heck, I don't even change my furniture around in my house much. Happy New Year!

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

I'm always amazed I get my post published without incident, so to see bloggers who can make so many changes is always inspiring.
I look forward to seeing what additional changes you'll come up with.

I think some of the hangover remedies might be worse than the hangover itself, lol!

I thoroughly enjoyed the winter slide show. It may convince me to stop complaining about ALL our rain!

Sweet wishes,
Sara

Sue said...

Holey Moley, Lucy- You got ambitious! Did you get a wild hair? LOL
This will look purdy when you get all done. :-) It looks so clean and neat. Did you have an eventful New Year's Eve, or were you like me and went to bed before 10 pm? What a dud I was this year. Lots of things to do and not enough time to do them, so I was dead tired. Gone are the days of my youth when I got schnockered and rang in the new year with the rest of the rowdies. hugs, Ethel

Eleonora said...

I think the remodeling look fabulous! Once you get the kinks ironed out it will be amazing (I know how little not-perfect details can be frustrating, I used to be a graphic designer once).

The look is elegant and inviting. Brava Lori!!

Ciao and happy new beginnings,
Lola xx

Shirley said...

I really like the new page!! It is very interesting looking. Makes you want to stick around and investigate and that's good!!

Jan @ bobbypinsboardwalk said...

I love the layout of the blog. I've tried several times to turn my blog into one of these 3-columns, but to no avail. Congrats for making it work!

Beverly @ The Buzz said...

I like it. Change is good. My daughter and her hubby redid my background, etc for a Christmas gift. Check it out!

Tamara Jansen said...

Oh my, you have taken on a HUGE challenge! I would definitely need a professional to revamp my blog. I STINK at anything that requires some computer knowledge :)

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