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good to great: simple blog template

One of the things that I wanted to talk about for this new feature is the idea of taking the look of your blog from good to great. I'm continually thinking about this for my own blog, and thought you might like to do the same.

My tastes are simple, uncluttered, and with lots of white space (which isn't always white). Pugly Pixel's site Powered by Pastries has lots of tips to achieve this aesthetic. Better yet, she offers some extremely lovely templates for a set price.
Even better still, today only she is making one of the templates available for free! It's called Strawberry Shortcake, but it reminds me of of this strawberry milkshake photo. Soft, a little swirly, but still nice and basic.

If you are looking for a way to update the look of your blog, head over there and download the template. It's still very customizable, but will take care of the framework with an amazing elegance. I'm downloading it just to have available if I need to make a change around here...


  1. I really like your blog aesthetic! I also download the desktop background every month. I'm not familiar with february's story, so, I'm excited to learn more about it this month!


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