Did you use a generic template? Have someone custom design it? How did you decide on your design?? I have a freebie template right now but really want something my own! Most blogs I've visited don't list the designer anywhere so I'm wondering if all you people with these great blogs are talented in the designing aspect too??? If so....pffftttt! lol
I am a web designer and have my own blog design business, working with wordpress, blogger, typepad, and various other things.. I loooooove it. There are so many out there.. really, it's all about what fits your style.
Me, myself, and I. There are lots of designers out there and it depends on what blog software you are using who you can get to design. I know several who do blogger only, and a few do Typepad only, I work almost exclusively with Wordpress.
I did :) My hobby turned into my job :) You'd be surprised how much work some templates actually need, many times it's more than just inserting a background image or a header especially if it is not a Blogger blog. Deciding on what design is best for you is hard but well worth the trouble :)
PS: We are currently having a Summer Special at a very good price- ends July 15! For those who wants to get a custom design :)
My blog is a 4-column template from FinalSense. After getting used to it, I did some editing to the code to make it work for me (including having DH surprise me with an awesome new header picture). I monkey with the code little by little to learn how to manipulate it. Eventually I should be able to do my own. Until then, I have a pretty original design from FinalSense.
Mine is a free template that I've tweaked, with a header that my hubby made (he's a former graphic designer). For right now it works, but at some point I'd like to do something more customized, whether it's by someone else or if I can learn enough of how to do it myself.