blog tutorials

Hey guys!

I wanted to share a few tutorials
that helped me a ton with my new blog design.
{thanks for all your sweet comments!}

So, you all know Kevin & Amanda, right?
Of course you do!
They have all those amazing and FREE fonts!
I came across a blog post they had a while back
for a tutorial on how to design your own blog layout.
 {click on the pic to go to the tutorial}

They show you how to create a background in
photoshop and then install it.
It's really good.
Although, I have to read each step of the directions
a million times to get it right, but that's just me!

I had always wondered how bloggers got their
fancy nav bars at the top.
You can create different "pages" for your blog and with
blogger template designer, you can have a basic looking
nav bar.
I wanted something prettier and I came across this video.
It was soooooo easy!
Once you figure out what pages you want for your blog,
what clipart you want to use, etc...
But, you do need a photo editing program and have
to create your nav bar first, then they show you
how to install it.
They have several other videos that look interesting

{click pic to watch} 

 I hope these help you create/update your blog look!


  1. Thank you so much!


  2. Thanks! I have also been using Kevin & Amanda's blog tutorial, however for some reason I cannot get the blog design I made to fit. It is always small when I look at the preview.

    The REAL Teachers of Orange County

  3. Thank you for this. I spent so many hours going through tutorials when I started my blog! I am creating a classroom blog for parents and students this summer and this is a great start!!

    Surfin' Through Second

  4. I have been thinking about changing my blog too! Thanks for the tips!! I hope you are staying cool in this hot Kansas weather!!

  5. Thanks for the neat tutorial! I've just awarded you the "One Lovely Blog" award! Stop by my blog to accept it! Thanks for sharing all of your great ideas! :)

    Mrs. Heeren's Happenings

  6. I just found your blog & I am so glad I did, it's lovely :) I am your newest follower!

    3rd Grade Thoughts

  7. I have been wanting to know how to do that...one step at a time for sure :) Your blog is super cute!
    Kickin’ it in Kindergarten