I am now the happiest wannabe web designer in the world. xD
Now I emphasise that wannabe because in no way am I a full-fledged web designer/developer/coder. I may know a wee bit of Illustrator and Photoshop and bits of HTML/CSS stuff here and there but that’s nothing. Seriously, who doesn’t know how to use Photoshop these days?
That said, go easy on me okay?
Anyway, yes I’m bloody delighted cos for the past two weeks, my blog’s new design had been featured on not one, but eight bloody design showcase sites (and counting!). That might not seem like a lot to you, cos there are hundreds of these sites out there. But it sure as hell seems a lot to me.
CSSclip was the first CSS gallery to feature my design on it on the 31st of March.
It means a lot too, when you see something you work so hard for gain recognition among the web design community.
On that same day, Sharebrain showcased my blog on their web developers resource site, under a header which I still think my blog is unworthy to be placed on.
A ton of these websites exist out there to offer inspiration to web designers looking for well, inspiration, for their next project.
CSSelite, the more popular of the lot of CSS galleries, featured my blog’s new design on the 3rd of March.
Its that proud feeling that when you get featured on these very galleries that you used once upon a time for inspiration yourself. Seriously, I was once a frequent lurker of CSS galleries eyeing for inspiration when designing tehCpeng.net.
Having the chance to actually inspire others and give back to the community feels really great. =)
On 11th of April, a screenshot of my blog appeared on the front page of the CSS based gallery.
Daily slurp give me a slot on their daily ‘slurp’ galleries on the same day.
So did WP Cube, a WordPress powered design showcase gallery.
Remember those days when you race to get your artwork/essay/calligraphy/photo featured on your school’s yearbook? And the joy when they actually make it into the pages? You get the picture. =D
As seen on WP Zoom, a WordPress theme resource community.
W3C Sites, who brings web developers that follow W3C standards together, had my blog featured under their editor’s picks.
Being featured on so many sites at once only means one thing, there’ll be scores of web designers and developers dropping by!
..and if any you decide to take a peek at my messy and noobish code,
don’t laugh okay? =\