Designing & building my blog! | Episode 4 of Designing a Website

Hear about the design and build process for my new blog, as well as see some fun interactions I built for it! In this video you’ll get a look at my design file and the iterations I tried, and see how I’ve set up the Webflow CMS for my blog.

My goals for designing the blog was for it to be a good reading experience first and foremost! I didn’t want every post to rely on having a fancy feature image, and I wanted it to be super easy for me to add a new post to (so that I’d have less excuses not to publish…) Take a look at the blog design on my live site and let me know what you think! https://charlimarie.com/blog

I’d highly recommend watching this in full screen so you can better see all my settings in Webflow, although I tried to zoom in on the important stuff.

** Try Webflow out for yourself: http://bit.ly/cmwebflow **
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and watch the full playlist of website redesign: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrJQSKQvgHS6BCO8nZScJ9iw7Ukjv4f9C

Learn more about webflow CMS: http://bit.ly/2M8dCXR

Huge thanks to Ryan and Waldo from the Webflow team for helping me figure out some of the trickier code parts! I really appreciate you. ❤️

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// ABOUT ME

Hello there! I’m Charli and I’m a web and graphic designer from New Zealand currently living in London and posting design videos every Saturday about tools, projects, and concepts and vlogs every Tuesday about my life as a designer. Please subscribe and say hi in the comments so we can be friends 🙂

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// MORE

Blog: http://www.charlimarie.com
Online apparel store: http://linernotekids.com/
Design portfolio: http://charlimarie.com/portfolio
Podcast: http://designlife.fm

// SOCIAL

Twitter: https://twitter.com/charliprangley
Instagram: http://instagram.com/charliprangley
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/charlimarieTV

My sister SmayJay’s channel: http://www.youtube.com/frangisamme

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// MUSIC & TECH

Music: YouTube Audio Library

My gorgeous intro animation was created by hand lettering animator Austin Saylor, you should hire him to do yours too: http://www.austinsaylor.com/

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