Customizing Tumblelog Themes


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Over 250 free and premium themes on WordPress.com offer plenty of choice when it comes to personalizing your blog’s design. Today, let’s get inspired with Tumblelog-style themes by looking at how three awesome bloggers customized their sites with a bit of experimentation and creativity.

How I Met You

Blogger Puti Ceniza Sapphira Akbar, a.k.a, “Chica,” uses Reddle‘s minimalist look to her advantage. Her site title, “How I Met You,” and her tagline, “Now We’re No Longer Strangers. Hello!” roll out the welcome mat for visitors. We especially loved the letter-esque custom header image treatment, complete with a fun postmark.

Chica's fun custom header image stands out, acting as a warm, friendly welcome to visitors. Chica’s fun custom header image stands out, acting as a warm, friendly welcome to visitors.

Chica has a sharp eye for color and composition in her photos, displayed in her sidebar with an Instagram widget. Chica’s Instagram widget.

A mom to two young boys, Chica’s into baking and photography. She blogs about life in New Bedford, Massachusetts, chronicling her house design ideas and family craft projects.

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