The Inspired Momma is getting a facelift

6 Feb

Only in bloggy world. I’m not personally getting one but my blog is. So what do you think of my new header? I love the colors and patterns so much. It is more me. More my style. My only issue is the size but I’ll get to that in a minute.

When I started this blog almost a month ago, I was sooooo pumped up to start it that I just used a free header from a wonderful website that offers those. If you would like to check out their site it’s Shabby Blogs. They have soooo many cute things it’s crazy. And it’s free. Awesomeness all together.

But…even tho their stuff is super cute, it wasn’t exactly what I had imagined for this blog when I started it. So last night I FINALLY got around to working on changing my header. Last week sometime I bought some digital paper from Etsy to use. Until then I seriously didn’t even know they sold that there. You can buy a pack of 12 different patterns for about $3. As much as I would love paying someone to design it all up for me, I can’t exactly afford that right now. I’m really trying to put any extra money into fixing up the house.

So I had to just make my own. I stayed up until 3:30 am last night making it. I got a really late start, like around midnight, because my baby didn’t want to go to sleep last night. Then it took me awhile to pick my pattern combo, font and all that went in it. Then I had trouble finding an free editor online that I wanted to use. It was a lot of trial and error. I kept making it too huge. And I finally figured out how to make it fit better. Then I woke up this morning to realize it’s still way too big! I guess I was so tired last night I didn’t notice it’s still too big. I now have so much more respect for blog designers. It is so much harder to make a header than I realized. They really must know their stuff!

But, anyways the header is good for right now so I’m not going to touch it until I have time. It may be this evening, this week or even next month (I hope sooner than that tho!). Who really knows when it will be since I’m also taking care of two 3 year olds and a 3 month old (that makes me feel tired even saying it).

So I would love to hear what y’all think of it. Do you think it looks ok (other than the size)? I feel like it is so me. I love those colors and patterns so much. I’m hoping it really looks alright and it’s not just my lack of sleep fooling me. Haha!