During my blog updating flurry, I removed a lot of clutter from my sidebar, created a separate tutorial library page, and changed my blog header. I'd still not totally in love with where my blog landed design-wise, but at some point the carpal tunnel set in and I called it a day.
Here's a reminder of what my blog header used to look like:
Here are some drool-worthy blog headers that I admire:
Angela Hardison: This header is so simple and beautiful. It looks positively effortless. The photography on this blog is pretty amazing too.
Petite Hermine: I just love this sweet little drawing. I love love love this blog's striped background also (and I usually think that it's hard to improve on plain old white.)
Her Library Adventures: A beautiful photo and some text drew me to this blog header.
Smile Monsters: Simple and colorful. I need to learn how to do this.
Ballpoint + Pen: Aren't these wood grain letters cool?
What inspires you in blog design?