Transform Your Blog’s Look with Custom Fonts

I have seriously been considering doing a different font for KMGN and this post had actually encouraged me to experiment a little. Hope it helps you as well!

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Last month, Matt Wiebe announced a collection of new fonts for users with the Custom Design upgrade. In the past, we’ve highlighted blogs using fonts in creative, effective ways, so we wanted to dive into the pool of customized sites again to find more examples of fonts in the wild.

things{we}make

Things We Make

The fonts at Claire Sutton’s blog, things{we}make, are bold and strong, but readable and elegant as well. Claire didn’t want the typefaces to stand out too much. “I wanted the photos to lead the stories, so that the words are just a foil to them,” she says.

Things We Make Header

Her font choices complement the design of her custom header (above), created by Jacqui at Print for Love of Wood, a letterpress studio in the United Kingdom. “I asked Jacqui to print ‘Things We Make’ using some of her wooden letters, as I love their quality and texture,” says Claire. She…

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About Henrietta Handy

I have returned home to the mountains. No more am I "a mountain-girl far from home." Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at 2 1/2, I understand pain, fatigue, laughter, joy, and love all while on crutches and in wheelchairs. This blog is just about me, mostly the writing side, but there are forays into so many different topics. I am married to a wonderful husband who puts up with my writing, knitting, yarn, with the love of a saint. We have fur babies, and one cat who rules us all.
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