I started blogging to have a place to record our family life, so that we wouldn’t forget the small seemingly inconsequential moments, that actually matter the most. I began to really enjoy it and now after only just over 5 months it has developed into something much more. I write about a broader range of subjects, work with brands and take part in lots of link ups and features. I started to realise that my bodged header and mismatched avatars were not that professional. I longed for a design that reflected our family and for a cohesive look across all my social media.
I started to look at pre-made packages on Etsy, that were quite expensive, but I didn’t really have a budget. I have always loved the designs of Helen Braid the wonderfully creative lady behind Make Life Beautiful/Ellie All at Sea. Helen is a Graphic Designer with 14 years of experience. She offers a wide range of design and illustration for any project. I assumed the cost of her designs would be way out of my league, but I crossed my fingers and sent her an email. Helen responded really quickly and I was so surprised when she quoted £90 for a header, co-ordinating background, avatar and uploading if required. So I said yes before she could change her mind!
I pointed out a few headers on her website that I loved the most
As I didn’t have a strong idea of what I wanted, Helen said she would look through my blog and figure out what represented us.
The proof came through in just over a week. I was amazed how Helen captured us and after one small tweak it was all done. Helen uploaded it for me and my new blog was born!
I can’t recommend Helen highly enough. Amazing value for money, very quick and professional service and a lovely friendly lady, that put up with my ramblings! Helen can be found here @ellieallatsea, through her lovely blog All At Sea, or via her new design website.