HLD: Hyperactive Layout Disorder
Friday, June 07, 2013
If that exists I have it.
Last night Ashley and I were giggling over the bloggess blog posts (after realizing she was the author to Let’s Pretend This Never Happened ( A Mostly True Memoir), which Travis read and said it reminded him of Ashley and I for some odd reason.) and we started talking about The Bloggess and how she is in her own little world and just seems so happy and fulfilled – and no cares or worries in the world, except pissing off her husband, in hilarious ways.
Then at 10 p.m. last night when I was lying in bed trying to fall sleep I started thinking about the blog and the one thing that I’ve never been happy with: the branding that I feel like I have to do in this competitive blogland. I hate it. I hate having to coordinate everything and keeping the same logo and layout for months on end. That’s not me. I like being able to change things, because the direction of this blog changes so much. It’s not just about home decor, or about mixing up drinks, it’s about my life and things change. I don’t like feeling like I’m stuck in a little box. It ruins creativity. So I’ve decided to do a blog and social media overhaul. They will all be neutral for the most part, except for the blog header, that will change whenever creativity strikes. The header will be like Google, it randomly changes. It’s time to be free and to be me. No more little boxes. No more ridiculous branding. This is not a company, it’s a creative outlet, and its my mine.
So starting today and over the weekend, I’m going to be changing things around here. I’m going for a very simple look, but I will change the header from time to time. I drew up this quick layout in paint this morning, to kind of give you an idea on what to except in the future here.