- Saturday, 7 June 2014 -

Everything's just Fine and Dandy


Hello my lovelies and a very happy weekend to you all! So, you've probably already noticed some not-so-subtle changes about the blog, that the name's been altered, a domain bought and that the blog is awash with a brand, spanking new design! For some time now I've been pondering over my personal brand and how it identifies - as a designer, I knew I wouldn't stick with 'Dainty Ghosts' forever but wanted something that suited my designs (and personality) a bit more.  My blog is my haven, my happy place, where I can channel my thoughts and creativity and emanate positive vibes - a place where all's Fine and Dandy if you will. 

Additionally, as fate would have it, I actually flippantly entered a blog giveaway not so long ago to win a complete blog redesign by the wonderfully talented Cat Byrne of Je Suis Cat. And lo and behold, I won! The timing couldn't have been more perfect as I'd already bought my domain 'fineanddandyblog.co.uk.' Cat was a colossal help during my blog makeover and I couldn't be happier with my new identity! Don't get me wrong, Dainty Ghosts was were it all started and will forever hold a place in my heart as my baby and brainchild - it shaped my individuality and was ultimately, where this crazy adventure all began. 

I'd just also like to mention that that floating pastel hot air balloon resonating at the beginning of this blogpost is actually my new blog button! I wanted to design something whimsical that even by just looking at it, would make you smile keeping in the spirit of Fine and Dandy. So please, don't hesitate to suggest a button swap as I'd be delighted to have you featured here at Fine and Dandy! 



 
  1. Your new button is already on my blogroll <3 xoxo

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    1. Thank you so much sweetpea, yours has been proudly sat on my blog since day 1! Love you long time <3

      Claire xo

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  2. Your new layout looks lovely, loving the blog name too!
    xx

    Salted Roses // UK Fashion Blog

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    1. Aww thank you so much pretty lady! I think it's a lot more me than 'Dainty Ghosts' was :) I've ALWAYS loved yours and your blog's name - so delicately beautiful <3

      Claire xo

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  3. Your blog looks beautiful just added you to my bloglovin feed. Its soo pretty

    Gaby x

    http://theglamdottylife.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Oh my goodness, thank you so much pretty lady! Yours is absolutely STUNNING! My gob it actually sat open I can't get over how pretty it is, definitely having a wee follow <3

      Claire xo

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  4. Loving the changes, especially the new button x

    www.esttrill.co.uk

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    1. Aww thank you so much doll! It was due a wee change, now it feels all fresh for summer! :)

      Claire xo

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    1. LOVE LOVE LOVE YOU! <3 Thank you so much Hayley, I'm so pleased with it, feels more like me :)

      Claire xo

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  6. Love all the changes - it feels so much lighter and brighter, smiling already!

    Emma x | Reverie Lane

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    1. Yaaaayyy, thank you Emma darling! Yes, I totally agree, Dainty Ghosts with it's dominant "pinkness" felt so much heavier! This definitely feels more like me :)

      Claire xo

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  7. Love the layout, love the name! Here's to new beginnings!

    Lauren | Belle du Brighton x

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    1. Aww Lauren, thank you so much pretty lady! It's such a nice change for summer and I already feel SO inspired to write more :)

      Claire xo

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  8. Gorgeous!!

    Ain't nothing like a new chapter : )

    Gemma
    Faded Windmills

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    1. GEMMMAAAA, thank you my lovely! God, it just feels so good to

      Claire xo

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    2. Well, it looks blooming great!!: )

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  9. Love the new design and name! Will be grabbing your button once I've done my little ol' blog up!
    Lauren | OhHay Blogs!
    xxx

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    1. Eeeek thank you so much doll! Btw, I have been LOVING all your design work recently, all your buttons and especially your gorgeous CV, you're so bloody talented <3

      Claire xo

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  10. Cute!


    shystrangeandalittlebitmanic.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Aww thank you so much doll! It just feels so good having a wee change, ya'know? :)

      Claire xo

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  11. Love the new design, especially the blog button it's so cute! Love the new name too, it's all looking fine and dandy ;)

    missisgoode.blogspot.co.uk
    xx

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  12. I absolutely love it :D
    http://www.jaseyjade.blogspot.com

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