My blog is honestly such an adventure because every single time you visit my site something changes! A well-developed, consistent theme? WHAT IS THAT LOL.
If you can’t already tell from my a) incoherent paragraphs, b) grammatical errors, and c) refusal to edit said grammatical errors, it’s currently 2:30 AM and I… don’t know what I’m typing. I feel drunk except all I’ve had today is three pouches of CapriSun and I’m most likely just excessively sleep-deprived. I should really stop
✨ BEFORE: The Dark Ages ✨
Apparently this was my first “logo”, and I am using the term very loosely, because I distinctly recall making this in… no more than five minutes? What are these colors. What is this spacing. What.
^ Yes, this was my site logo. yes, I know it looks horrendous. I can feel the judgement but that’s okay because I’m judging myself really hard too
I’m deeply second-guessing my decision to post this, my dudes. I mean, here’s just another taste of my fabulous designing skills:
✨ BEFORE PT 2: The Awkward Transition Phase ✨
Come Fall 2017, and it hit me in a rush just how overwhelmingly gross everything looked! So I changed my designing style and everything! (Why am I using exclamation points!)
Content-wise, I posted mainly book tags and the occasional rambl-y review. (Which, to be honest, still applies today because all my reviews consist of me literally rambling on for 10 paragraphs straight. Organized thoughts? Completely foreign to me.)
I used PicMonkey for these covers until PicMonkey decided to stop letting me download them for free which I’m still a little bit salty about.* I’ve always heard people gushing on about PicMonkey but honestly?? Have I missed some mind-blowing feature? What’s the hype all about?? It constantly crashes and it never lets you do anything cool unless you’re a paid member. (Which is basically every service. Because they need money. But still!!)
*obviously I’m only a little bit salty. Like the tiniest bit salty. did I really just go on a rant about PicMonkey someone send help
✨ AFTER: And Finally, the Present *sighs* ✨
Which is basically characterized by:
- Lots of unplanned hiatuses. Lots of em. as in I probably post only once a month and then proceed to fade randomly in and out from the blogosphere, I apologize to everyone in advance
- More book reviews? which I guess is a good thing because (hopefully) you have noticed by now that I’m a book blog. but then again the bar for posting book reviews was already insanely low
- Me changing the theme every two seconds
- Me crying over my blog design
- still no discussion posts because I have all the creativity of a fishstick
I’ll be honest, it was a real struggle looking back at posts from fetus me—basically anything I wrote pre-2018—because I felt like covering my eyes every time I saw yet another questionably placed gif. All in all, however, it’s quite fascinating to actually see how much my blog has changed over the months!
Just for funsies—oh my god did I really just type that—I shall tag a few blogging buddies whose blogging evolution/growth I’m curious to see! (as always, no pressure!) 💞
✨My fabulous tags (who, by the way, have wonderfully designed blogs that I weep over and that you should all check out) ✨
Thank you for tuning into this very reflective and not-at-all-useless discussion of how my blog has progressed (or not, tbh) over the months. Thank you thank you. *modestly accepts shower of flowers and praise* *sashays out*
hugs and kisses,