Hello, Chelly has a new look!

Happy Friday, friends! I'm excited to share that Hello, Chelly has a whole new look and to tell you all about it. 

To be honest, I'm really proud and glad that I could still find a lot of joy in creating content in the past year with everything going on. But then in December, I found myself itching for a change. I really wanted to simplify the main page and showcase more of my posts since I do blog regularly. I also wanted a header that felt a lot more personal and more me. 

First, I bought the Ava theme from SoulMuseDesign, who was the creator of my previous theme and a joy to work with. She's quick to answer questions and to make updates to the design if needed, plus all her themes are super affordable. I can't recommend her enough! Then I commissioned the extremely talented Danica to do my portrait so I could use it in the header. I sent her a photo and I thought she did a beautiful job of recreating it in her signature style. I couldn't be happier with the final result. 

And lastly I've spent the last few days putting it all together and I love it! Expect more tweaks and a more cohesive photography style and aesthetic to come but I hope you love the new look as much as I do!


  1. It looks absolutely amazing and so you :-)
    I'm really happy that you blog so regularly since your posts are often a step back from reality. Thank you for providing an excuse to stop working and worrying for a bit.

  2. Your new look is absolutely beautiful!!!

  3. I do remember your previous design which was great but it's good to change now and then.

    It looks great but I find looking at the image of a face without features a little jarring. Maybe it's just me.

    Have a lovely day.

  4. I am obsessed with your new blog design! The illustration Danica did is so lovely, and it pairs so well with the new theme you picked out too.


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