Every now and then we set up a blog/site that ends up exceeding everyone’s expectations. The Lily and May Blog, running off of WordPress, and using The Lisabeth theme was one such example. Head on over and browse the pretty, simple site, and take a look at some of the pictures of Claire’s to-die-for floral arrangements! One thing we love is that Claire is incorporating the mosaic, tiling galleries into her posts to display all of those stellar images. Great… Read more »
By default, our sidebars are set to be 200px wide. This gives you more room for your content. But if you would like to have more space on your sidebar, below is a helpful CSS hack. The example below will make your sidebar 300px wide with all the responsive behaviors preserved. Simply enter this code in the CSS section under appearance/theme options/css to increase sidebar width.
Photos courtesy of the talented Crystal of Willow Lane Photography. The Problem: You’ve just saved a lovely image with super vibrant colors to upload to your site, insert into a gallery, etc. But after uploading to your Angie Makes Worpress Theme you photos look dull, lackluster, and colorless. Bummer. The Solution: If you’re experiencing issues with your images displaying on your Angie Makes Theme in a color unlike that which you originally uploaded, you probably have a “color… Read more »
Hey there! Here’s a handy tutorial on how to add images/ social media buttons to your blogger blog. Also, here is some handy html code. The second video covers how to center them and make them into links. Hooray! Also, here is the basic code: To center all of your social media icons: For Email links to work, the code is slightly different. Use this code:
Ok, so there is no denying that I am a watercolor FANATIC. I try to incorporate it in my designs in every way possible and am always so amazed at the amazing talent of watercolor artists. Most recently, I have been led to discover watercolor clip art. Clip art? Watercolor? Hello! The perfect marriage of my two most favorite things and all my dreams come true. Here is a roundup of my favorite watercolor clip art across the web, and… Read more »
Here is a peek at the cute custom lace save the dates that I made for Meghan and Rashard. These two are such a Preeeecious couple who love the Lord and are making their lives about something bigger than themselves. Stay tuned for a peek at their invitations coming later.
This is a little tutorial that I put together detailing how to quickly change the color of clip art for sale in my site clip art store and in my Etsy clip art store. Files come with an EPS (Vector) file that is super easy to edit using illustrator. The vid offers a short look at how to change the colors to your liking! For those interested, the floral file I use to demonstrate is “Garden Party” available in my… Read more »
These fonts technically can be considered both icon fonts and/or dingbat fonts. I’m just calling them dingbats for simplicity’s sake. Anyhow, here’s The list of downloads for these wonderful guys. For more icon fonts, see Chris Coyier’s awesome roundup of icon fonts here. He also makes a pretty convicing case for using social icon fonts vs. images here. Interesting stuff for sure. Socialico Sosa Butterflies Adhesive Nr 7 Nymphette Swinging Stateface Birds of a Feather Border Corners
Is the rest of the world as obsessed with beautiful Vintage floral wedding invites as I am? I hope so. I reeeeeally hope so. There are so many pretties out there. Here are a few of my favorites: 1. Lunalux 2. Things Are Better With A Parrot 3. Kake 1. Anonymouse Paper 2. Things Are Better With A Parrot 3. Bella Figura 4. Oh so Beautiful Paper 1. Trinity St Studio 2. Anna Skye 3. Sofia Invitations Blog
So, I have this obsession with archaic words and their meanings. Which is why I was the only one who thought the Vocabulary Development class I took in high school was, well… fun. That’s also why this site pretty much rocks my socks off. Beautiful Typography? Nerdy verbiage? Check and check. Meet this week’s site of the week: The Dead Words, a site dedicated to resurrecting word that have long been forgotten in our language. “Through this blog of lettering,… Read more »