"My blog is too plain," I thought with dismay. "I really must do something about it."
I found a few sites offering free designs, but they all seemed frilly to me. Just not my style.
A protracted Google grope later, and after some photo editing, I had a header I liked alright and a background that kind of matched.
Only after I made the transfer of these graphics onto my blog did I realize that they made it look...