Archive | June, 2013

Unintentional HTML Learning Day!

14 Jun

Screen shot 2013-06-14 at 4.56.54 PM

Whewy! This has been an exhausting process!  I have been trying to customize my website (using tumblr as my hosting site).  While most of the layout was alright, I wanted to change the background, the favicon and the header. I figured I will share what I learned (and the resources I used/dissected) to get the end result 🙂

Basic Scroll Box
First off, I learned how to do this neat box that can scroll (link). I learned it just for this blog post so it wouldn’t be too messy! You’re welcome 😉

<div style=”width: 400px; height: 60px; line-height: 1em; overflow: auto; padding: 2px; border: 4px double #DEBB07;”>Text Goes Here</div>

Scroll Box with Custom Background

@charset “utf-8”;
body {
background-color: {color:Background Color};
background-repeat: no-repeat;
background-attachment: fixed;
background-position: Bottom Left;
cursor: url(“”), default;
Also kinda learned how to do this constrained table box thing...but we'll save that for another time

Scroll Box with Pictured
Learned how to do a scroll box with pictures in them too – sweet!

Sample picture for scroll box: Milford Sound, New Zealand

Sample picture for scroll box: Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand

That’s it for now, I am working on some other things as well, I will share as I go 🙂

Happy Friday!


TT: Retro Landscape Photo

5 Jun

I saw this quote today and knew I had to do something with it right away. I figured I should learn something new while I was at it and I went to my favorite default blog for tutorials, Blog Spoon Graphics.

For the following image, I used this tutorial and one of the amazing photos my sister took when she helped me move down to Arizona and we visited the Grand Canyon.

Screen shot 2013-06-04 at 10.49.30 PM


Creative Process Cheat Sheet

2 Jun

Creative Process Cheat Sheet

I have been finding myself getting stuck at times…and I sometimes forget to use my creative process. I decided to make this cheat sheet/inspiration sheet real quick for myself when I get stuck.

What does your creative process look like?