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Vello by givesnofuck Vello by givesnofuck
Okay, since today i had alot of free time i decided to create a journal skin. I always wanted to create one but didn't have time because of school but since today i din't went to school i decided to create the skin. Its really minimal and a bluish colory skin.

It's all written in the preview image! :stinkeye:

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Note: Plz remove the space in order for the code to work! 8-)

If You like it plz :+fav:
Questions? Comments? Feel free ;)

Enjoy using it!

:peace:
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Given 2012-07-16
Vello by =kiko11 is a journal skin with a really clean design that gives the user many different ways to make their journal fancy.

deviantART Related / deviantART Skins & Scripts / Journal & Gallery Skins / Installable Journal Skins ( Suggested by WERO1 and Featured by bradleysays )
:iconemmersdrawberry:
To begin with, I fear my critique may be on the biased side, as I am completely in love with this journal skin.

While the design itself is quite simple and relies on tables/boxes to maintain an attractive form, the little details make it stand out attractively and give a certain eye catching interest that could easily be lost in similar designs with less attention paid to crafting it.

I find the textures, in their subtly, are what brings out this particular design from falling into the same flat boxed in table designs that are quite common. Just that soft, almost 'fuzzy' texture of the blue backdrop surrounding the stand out smooth surfaced peachy table above it gives the graphic a pleasing depth that flat colors splashed onto a table would simply be lacking. Aided by the use of the codes provided on the preview image, a very handsome journal can be presented with a kind of organization I've been longing for in other designs. Even the chosen font and font colors give an illusion that looks as if the words have been pressed into paper and are inset on the page.

I am quite a fan of the border provided for images place in the scroll table, as well as the roll-over effect given to images within the journal that makes them pop out instantly.

While I am a big fan of simple designs with perfect little details, I have to admit others may be looking for something flashier with more complex detail and they will simply have to look elsewhere. This is not a journal skin to be plastered with flashing gif stamps or for someone looking for particularly eye-catching graphic designs. With this design, the beauty is in the details.
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Whilst looking for a nice journal theme to use, there were many that were hits and many that were misses. This one, however, is definitely a home run.

As a minimalist, I hate clutter and things that just get in the way. Simple designs are beautiful designs, and when paired with a beautiful color scheme such as this one, who could say no? The colors are very easy on the eyes and there is no clutter to distract the writer, or reader, from what is really important.

However, one thing that I think could be changed a bit is the font. It could be made a little bigger by default, so that people who aren't good with HTML or CSS don't have to fumble about to make their text more readable.

This theme is definitely a 10/10!
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:iconkhan-04:
KHAN-04 Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hi,
Loved the skin
installed it ages ago :D

do you have any idea how I can get this skin style to be in all the other widgets and boxes on my page??
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:iconmequinoxem:
MequinoxeM Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
muy elegante bro , buen skin
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:iconaimandach:
AIMandACH Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
wow! really nice! maybe align "ordered list round" (In french "puce" i don't know the english word) with the text ?
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Student
Thanks and will see!
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:iconianwoods:
IanWoods Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Wow man I had to come back and just say "perfect" .
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Student
I'm glad you like it. ;p
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:iconsuperaimster:
SuperAimster Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congrats on the DD! :heart:
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Student
Thank you.
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:iconxylobryte:
Xylobryte Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great skin, I love it! :clap:

Now I just have to get a premium membership. :noes:
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Student
Thanks, i'm glad you like it.
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:iconikue:
Ikue Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Clean and simple. Congrats!
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Student
Thank you mate. :manhug:
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:iconblackbook668:
blackbook668 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012
This is very nice looking. Plain. Not all fancy and decorated. Cool :D
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Student
Thank you.
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:iconstreetster20:
Streetster20 Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012
Hey man, Congratz on the DD! :D
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012  Student
Thank you mate.
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:icondigital-blend:
Digital-Blend Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
I am trying your skin on my page. Thank You!
My Deviantart Page
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2012  Student
Thanks for using it. ;P
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:icondygariad:
dygariad Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
such a lovely simple skin! thank you so much!
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Student
:bow:
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:iconicaruowl:
IcaruOwl Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stylish skin! Thank you!)
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012  Student
:bow:
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:iconsorayazinha22:
Sorayazinha22 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :) Using this for my journal :)
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:iconsorayazinha22:
Sorayazinha22 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Guess not, I don't have a premium membership :( but I would if I could. Very nice. Simple, classic looking.
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Student
Thank you very much!
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:iconsorayazinha22:
Sorayazinha22 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome :)
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:iconbradleysays:
bradleysays Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012
Featured here. :love:
Keep up the great work. :hug:
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Student
Thank you!
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:iconpsicomaniatick:
Psicomaniatick Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2012  Hobbyist
Ahora mismo lo instalo....gracias
esta muy bueno...simple pero cool :D
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Student
Muchas gracias
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:iconlamwhite:
lamwhite Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
No vas a la escuela? es Bello ahahaha ntc
:O! Con Madre :+fav:
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Student
Si voy, ahorita estoy tomando examenes, es que ya se cabo el ano!
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:iconlamwhite:
lamwhite Featured By Owner May 31, 2012
:D
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:iconikue:
Ikue Featured By Owner May 30, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice and clean!
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Student
Thank you
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:iconolafviking:
olafviking Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
So clean brotha !
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Student
Thanks man.
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:iconimmortalium:
Immortalium Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Love the minimalism and stylishness. Thanks for making it. I'll use it sometime.
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Student
I'm glad you like it.
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:iconneurotype:
neurotype Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this is gorgeous :la: A couple of points--the text should be a little darker, not just have the text-shadow (it's kind of hard to read on my monitor). I would recommend putting a max-width on it, too, but less important. :B
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Student
Okay, thank you for your opinion.
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:iconallucard9:
Allucard9 Featured By Owner May 29, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Simple pero muy elegante, Muy buena skin para Journal Jona :)

:peace:
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Student
Gracias bro.
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:iconzeroanimus:
ZeroAnimus Featured By Owner May 29, 2012   General Artist
This is really nice.
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:icongivesnofuck:
givesnofuck Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Student
Thank you
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:iconzeroanimus:
ZeroAnimus Featured By Owner May 31, 2012   General Artist
No problem.
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