This new look of Tomato Branch has been up and running for about a week now. And as I promised, it's time to give a little tour around the new and improved. As you can see, the design is heavily inspired by all these crafts and handmade based sites I've been storming around lately. And as usual, it looks like... Me, i guess.
The main idea was to implement a handmade look but make it clean and easy. Sort of scrapbook-y without being too wild. I wanted to use subtle colors like on the previous theme. Actually you may notice the background is the recycled from the old look, as are some of the other design elements.
The Facebook Like buttons, which made me obsessively frustrated, seem to be working now. At least on maybe most blog posts (not all). Perhaps I will tell later how I got it working, since I found out I wasn't all alone with my problems.
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I'm Mervi Emilia Eskelinen, an artist, and a multi-talent of web visibility and branding from Finland. I help indie businesses, freelancers and bloggers to stand out online. I have 18 years of experience and a formal education in everything about web design and development, branding and online marketing.