I need a blog redo. I hate the blogspot backgrounds, I want a better banner (or any banner for that matter) and I'm feeling like I need a color update. But I'm not sure what I want. I like some blog designs better than I like the content, and I like some content much better than I like the design. Lately I've seen a lot of sort of '50's housewife designs, and that's SO not me. But what is me? I've been fooling around with Illustrator and Photoshop, but I'm not a designer and I like stuff that I know would drive others to distraction. So, with that in mind.....
What would you think I would choose to represent this blog?
What would YOU choose to represent this blog based on what you've read?
Do you recommend any particular blog designer?
Here are some of the ideas I've been working on (note, I'm not a designer nor do I play one on TV:
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