Tales from a Blog Designer

By on January 6, 2013 in Uncategorized with 15 Comments

Remember how I said I had so much fun doing my blog design?  Remember how I said I *might* start doing more designs.  Well, a few people offered their blogs and I HAD to oblige, right?

Please check out my new blog Tales from a Blog Designer!


I knew I had to stick with a ridiculously long name with Tales in it :)  This is my new site I’ll use to share my designs (the portfolio page), information on getting a custom design, and premade templates (if I have time to get any up that is).  I’m really excited about this new venture!  I’ve already done a few blogs (plus this one and my new design blog) and have LOVED them!

My friend Tanja from Journey of a Substitute Teacher has been so kind as I’ve been showing off some of my designs.  She knew much of what she wanted already!  Plus, I LOVE the quatrefoil!

Shawna from The Picture Book Teacher’s Edition commented on my design post offering her blog up.  I wasn’t sure how serious she was, but she emailed me and let me know she’d love a new design.  This was my first official design for someone else and I adore it!

I promise not to show you every design I make here, that’s what my other blog is for, but I’m hoping you’ll head over and follow me.  I’m not going to use it like a regular blog, though.  There won’t be any new blog posts that’ll show up in your feed.  You’ll have to keep checking back ūüėČ

As I’ve been designing, I’ve also created a few black frames that I can use on my designs.  I thought I’d share with you.  Just right-click the pictures to download them! :)  I just that you please give me credit in your file.

It’s back to work I go tomorrow!  I have SO much to do!  You probably won’t be hearing from me for a bit.  I hope your return was/will be smooth and painless!

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About the Author: Tessa Maguire has blogged for over 3 years. She began blogging about her experiences outside the classroom in instructional coaching and intervention positions. She now shares ideas from both within and outside of her 3rd grade class. .

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  1. Those are so cute! I don't want to change my blog right now, but when I get ready to update I will definitely be checking with you :)

  2. Amber says:

    Great job! I just did my blog all by myself! When I am sure I get a little deeper in the blogging process I will come to you for updates!
    Amber
    http://www.laueslittles.blogspot.com

  3. Thank you for sharing these! They will be great!

    I am glad I found you-I am your newest follower! :)

    Learning to the Core

  4. Miss T says:

    I really do love my blog makeover from you Tessa! Thanks again :)

    Journey of a Substitute Teacher

  5. Debra says:

    I am interested in improving my current blog. I just started my blog and there are several things I need help with to get things in the right places and add things to it.Could you please email me and let me know if you are interested, if you have the time and what you charge, I would be appreciative. My blog address is http://theteachinggramma.blogspot.com/, Thank you, Debra

  6. Brittany says:

    I won't be using them,but I will be grabbing your button! They are very cute!

    http://WWW.mommyonamission.blogspot.com

  7. Jenna says:

    Thanks for the frames!!

    Jenna
    Just Diving In

  8. Elizabeth says:

    Cute ideas! I am a new K teacher blogger! I am a Kindergarten teacher right outside of Nashville (Franklin). I am trying to get my name out there and for people to check out my blog. I am having a hard time tapping in to the teaching blogging world. Any advice/shout-outs would be greatly appreciated!
    Thanks!
    Elizabeth Hall
    http://liveitloveitlearnit.blogspot.com/

  9. Really great work, I think this post would like to participate in thinking that this is a blog good very good anyway.

    Sarah Kensington

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