If somehow you found yourself here, you will already know what my first New Beginning is.
Yes, I have a totally new look (well, my blog does anyway). I have wanted to change it for a long time, but just didn't know where to start. Five years ago, when I started this venture called blogging, I chose a free design and by some miracle was able to put it together for a cohesive look. It didn't say anything about me, but was pleasant enough.
I have tried and tried to change it myself, but nothing worked. Then I searched the Internet and checked out a lot of blog designers. Nothing seemed to fit, or it was just way too expensive.
Then one day, I was reading one of my favorite blogs Sewn With Grace, when I realized I really liked her design. It had the vintage look I wanted. I emailed Renee right away and she shared with me who her blog designer was.
I had decided, I didn't even want to post on my blog until I could be proud of the way it looked. I think I emailed Keren of Free Pretty Things within minutes of hearing back from Renee.
Keren got back to me quickly and we begin the journey of giving me (my blog) a new look.
She asked all the right questions and she "got me" instantly.
After a few days of back and forth emails I started to see my vision come to life, piece by piece.
Every time I would ask for something she came up with the perfect solution.
Can you tell I loved working with Keren and loved what she designed for me? She was so easy to talk to and really listened to what I liked. What a sweet lady.
When she asked about my signature and I told her how I end every post, look what she came up with.
I couldn't be happier.
Thank you Keren
(There really is another New Beginning, but I am going to save it for my next post. It's pretty exciting!!)