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Pretty Good Blog Of The Week

I’m always so inspired by the Pretty Good blog, which is actually pretty awesome… I bet you’ll love it so here’s a glimpse in case you missed my earlier post about it here. I decided to make Pretty Good the decor8 blog of the week so you can be reminded to click over each day this week.

Pretty Good

This blog is unique because author and photographer Mary Swenson doesn’t deliver typed text, only swirly very brief text on photographs that she takes, and that makes for a very unique blog and a creative way of sharing information. She shares yummy recipes, too. The only personal concern I have with this format is that if you don’t have text and/or links in your blog then your content is not easily found on google so not all may want to go image-only on their blogs (in case you are thinking about it this is something to consider)… But if you are looking for a more creative way to share then this format is absolutely lovely. I look forward to every post and know you will too. Enjoy!


(photos: mary swenson)

Posted by decor8 in blogs on July 29, 2009

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  1. fat mum slim commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 3:41pm

    I have seen a bit of that this week – text on photos and I just love, love, love it.

    I love this blog already, but will certainly be popping over for another look. Thanks. x
    .-= fat mum slim´s last blog ..Excuses, Excuses. =-.

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  2. laura trevey commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 3:46pm

    I love the text on top of the photographs…. very cool!
    .-= laura trevey´s last blog ..Hope, Large 20 by 26, Original Watercolor Painting, by Laura Trevey =-.

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  3. Sam commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 3:55pm

    Very pretty – will go have a look at her blog – thank you for sharing!

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  4. maria commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 3:58pm

    Mary’s blog is gorgeous!! I love her beautiful photos and pretty fonts.
    .-= maria´s last blog ..What They Wore Today: 07.29.09- J.Crew is Hard to Resist =-.

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  5. lisa h. commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 4:48pm

    That’s a great looking blog, wow! I really like photo-centric blogs that don’t have writing. In fact, a friend and I started a new blog that is just images with no text, and we discussed the problem you mention of not showing up in searches. But, we decided to keep it as is, at least for now.

    Mary’s blog is like its own private little world. I love that.
    .-= lisa h.´s last blog ..New Soft Sculptures from Astulabee! =-.

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  6. Amy commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 5:35pm

    I love the vibrant colors and the swirly text! I have her blog in my reader and I always forget the name of it but then I click on it and am pleasantly surprised!!!!
    .-= Amy´s last blog ..Totally Inappropriate =-.

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  7. Fallon commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 5:47pm

    Thanks for sharing! This will be one added to my current blog roll as the photography is absolutely beautiful! I LOVE the text over the photos =)
    .-= Fallon´s last blog ..Look Book: Prada, Fall/Winter 2009 =-.

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  8. Melissa de la Fuente commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 9:22pm

    ooh, thanks for the reminder! I am always forgetting to visit this gorgeous blog~
    xo
    Melis

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  9. Jessie commented
    July 29th, 2009 at 10:14pm

    Oh I LOVE this blog! I’m so glad she got featured! Her images are beautiful and inspiring.
    .-= Jessie´s last blog ..Rockstars need love, too =-.

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  10. veda commented
    July 30th, 2009 at 5:58am

    hey holly,

    I love mary’s its pretty good blog….shes very good at photography….i totally agree with ur concern….such a beautiful blog should have more traffic to stop by….i m sure ur decor8 has given so many people like me an insight in to marys work…..otherwise it would be hard 2 find such an amazing talent!

    Regards,
    Veda

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  11. MayaLee commented
    July 30th, 2009 at 9:25am

    I love the blog Pretty good! It is one of my daily visits. I really like her other blog too, Mary Ruffle. So many beautiful and inspirational pictures!
    .-= MayaLee´s last blog ..Playhouse kitchen =-.

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  12. Noha El-Gendy commented
    July 30th, 2009 at 5:52pm

    Thanks for sharing Holly, that’s a great Awesome Blog, I like her Photos soooo much and inspires me also !!

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