Jennifer Eremeeva

Veteran American expatriate, calling Moscow home for the last 17 years, I’m also a photographer, historian, cook, and humor columnist: always trying to find the funnier side of life in Russia as I manage a family consisting of HRH, my “Horrible Russian Husband,” and Velvet, my 12 year old, who thinks she’s a horse. There’s also a half-written book, and now a life divided between Moscow, Russia and Northampton MA: and the only thing they have in common is a total lack of parking spaces.

(Video Tutorial) How to Create a Striped Background Pattern Using Photoshop

Last week, I showed you how to create a banner in Photoshop. That's great n' all, but wouldn't it be nice to snazz up your blog further with a background pattern? In this tutorial, I'll show you how to create a simple, but popular, style of background pattern – stripes. From there, you can let your imagination go nuts. ...more

I love the way you explain these things...makes it very easy to follow and fun. Thank you so much!more

The Changing of the Banner: How to Customize the Banner on Your Blog

One of the most frequent blog design questions I get asked is, How do I change the banner on my blog template? In this post, I'll talk you through changing a banner on one of the most popular free hosted services, -- but never fear, Blogger and other sundry blog platform fans, I'll cover you in a future post (and you may even glean enough from this tutorial to figure it out like the rock star you are). ...more

I just forwarded this to about 40 people -- it is such a good step-by-step approach to how to do ...more