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Oh Happy Day is Sparkly and New!

I’m so happy to introduce you to the new Oh Happy Day. I’ve been working on this for a long time and I’m so excited that today is the big day! Last week was my 5 year blogging anniversary so it seemed a fitting time to launch my new site. I want to say thank you to everyone for all the support over the last five years and I have lots of surprises this week to do just that. We’re still working out all the little bugs in the site so feel free to come in and kick the tires! The new site has everything categorized into sections so its a lot easier to find ideas things you are looking for. Besides a sparkly new design we’ve changed url’s to www.ohhappyday.com Which means if you read this blog through an RSS feed you’ll need to update the feed in your reader right here!

I want to give a special thanks to Erin Jang my designer for the beautiful job she did. She is so talented!

And I owe my right arm and first born son to Mark Allen for the genius programming job. He is smart and generous and owns more tennis shoes than you.

I also want to thank all of you for reading Oh Happy Day. This blog is the best thing to ever happen to me (besides my family) I accidentally fell into blogging like most people so I feel super grateful I get to do this for my job. Every morning I get up eat a warm fluffy croissant and think “I’m so lucky.” Thank you for giving me the best job in the world.

 

  1. jared

    May 31, 2011

    sweet, nice work.

  2. Alexis

    May 31, 2011

    It looks amazing, Jordan. Good work!

  3. Kate {domestikatedlife}

    May 31, 2011

    It looks gorgeous! Totally fits your style.

  4. erica

    May 31, 2011

    Is it just me, or is the typeface hard to read? It’s probably my crummy laptop….Looks beautiful otherwise!

  5. Lisa Maria

    May 31, 2011

    It looks amazing! And so happy – it matches the name of your blog.

  6. holly

    May 31, 2011

    looks beautiful! oh happy day and design*sponge all in one day, awesome!

    erica-its a lil hard for me to read as well.

  7. Lily | The Yuppie Lifestyle

    May 31, 2011

    Hi Jordan! Congrats on the new site. I’m a big fan of yours (I don’t know if you remember, but I am the random Asian-American girl that introduced myself while you were picnicking by the Eiffel Tower back in March.) Just wanted to make you aware that your body font it rendering a little difficult on the eyes for Windows 7 users. You can see what I mean by going here: http://typekit.com/fonts/buendia and clicking on the Browser Samples tab. Hope that helps!

    Best,
    Lily

  8. Jordan Ferney

    May 31, 2011

    Thanks guys for letting me know about the Windows 7 bug. We’ll get on it.

  9. Emilia

    May 31, 2011

    I love this and I love reading your lovely posts. Through your blog you have brought a lot of joy and I like to log on and have a read with my cup of tea every day. Thank you and congratulations.

  10. Emilia

    May 31, 2011

    and the lay out is BRILLIANT too!

  11. Nike

    May 31, 2011

    It´s stunning! I really love it!
    I wish you all the best for the next five years ( and will continue to check in daily)!
    Nike

  12. bussbuss

    May 31, 2011

    such a sweet post.

    it looks great! happy blogoversary xx!

  13. Julie

    May 31, 2011

    So refreshing! A perfect makeover.

  14. Ami

    May 31, 2011

    This is fun and matches your “mood” perfectly… I’m excited to follow it along from your old blog, which I just started reading right before you moved to Paris.
    However, the main body font is a bit hard on the eyes — I find myself squinting to read it, and I have 20/20 vision. It looks like the top got *just* barely cut off and there’s a white line through most of the letters top/bottom.

  15. agirlandaboy

    May 31, 2011

    Congrats! It’s beautiful!

  16. chelsea

    May 31, 2011

    It looks amazing, Jordan. Way to go!!!

  17. Natalie

    May 31, 2011

    the site looks fabulous, jordan! congrats. and thanks for all the inspiration! :)

  18. Jane Flanagan

    May 31, 2011

    Jordan – love the new design and the improved navigation too! I’m seeing the same font trouble (I’m on Firefox 4.0.1) but otherwise everything is great!

  19. marlene

    May 31, 2011

    the new design is great. love it! (i’m having font issues too with the new firefox).

  20. Michelle A

    May 31, 2011

    looks amazing Jordan, congrats! You have three kids now!

  21. Cyd

    May 31, 2011

    In love with the new site, Jordan! Congratulations. It was well worth the effort and well worth the wait. Cheers!

  22. Savvy in San Francisco

    May 31, 2011

    Congratulations! It looks fabulous! I love the new design!

  23. Amber

    May 31, 2011

    The site looks so happy and cheery! Happy anniversary!

  24. suann | simplesong

    May 31, 2011

    love it, jordan!

  25. Danielle

    May 31, 2011

    Congratulations! Funny thing: when I read your Anthology post the other day, I noted that they put your website as ohhappyday and I felt so bad that they had the wrong address! I didn’t want to mention it because I didn’t want to be “that” commenter. Haha!

  26. Stephanie

    May 31, 2011

    Lovely! Congratulations

  27. Carla

    May 31, 2011

    Congratulations on the redesign, so cheery!

  28. MaeMae

    May 31, 2011

    gorgeous gorgeous!!

  29. Anna @ D16

    May 31, 2011

    I don’t know how I never saw your blog before today, but I’m glad I’ve finally discovered it! Congratulations on your redesign. I’m smitten. :)

  30. Amber

    May 31, 2011

    It’s so lovely, and perfectly you! I’ve been reading for years, and it’s been amazing to see your blog grow!

  31. Ashlynn

    May 31, 2011

    Congrats to you! Five years seems so long but I still remember you trying to explain to me what a blog was!

  32. Fred

    May 31, 2011

    Like the colors and the white background. But I am having a really hard time with the typeface. Super hard to read. please consider changing it!!

  33. Elizabeth Lee

    May 31, 2011

    so pretty and just overall happy looking! love, love, love! : ) congrats on your of five year anniversary (and many more to come)!

  34. JayEssJay

    May 31, 2011

    Yay!!! It looks lovely!! You’re one of the first blogs that got me hooked to this crazy blogging world, and you’re still one of my favorites. Thanks for all of the inspiration over the years! Can’t wait to see what’s next for you!

  35. Whitney

    May 31, 2011

    Oh happy day is right! So sparkly and new! I love it!

  36. christine mchale

    May 31, 2011

    its so cheery and bright. dare i say ‘happy’? love it. new websites are the most exciting!

  37. joslyn

    May 31, 2011

    it’s beautiful, beautiful, beautiful!
    congrats my friend!!!
    xoxo
    jos

  38. Rose

    May 31, 2011

    It looks awesome! Congratulations!

  39. Kristen

    May 31, 2011

    So great! Congrats!
    But, yeah, I too am having technical difficulties reading… Perhaps it’s a Mozilla Firefox thing.

  40. Esther

    May 31, 2011

    Jordan, it’s so beautiful. It’s simple, happy, easy to navigate, cute, cool, fashionable, welcoming… Very much you :-).
    And thank you, for all your inspiration and hard work the last 5 years!
    xxx Esther

  41. monica cano

    May 31, 2011

    lovely!!! congratulations!!!
    (font difficult to read on my laptop…..serifs seem to vanish)

  42. marta

    May 31, 2011

    divine, jordan. i’d assume no less from you!! seriously, the new site is unique and fresh and wonderful. glad your printables are all in one lovely place. thank you!!

    p.s. i adore the new birthday poster postcards. genius. xo.

  43. catherine

    May 31, 2011

    Wow! Looks fantastic!! Much better. I love it :)

  44. Stephanie

    May 31, 2011

    I love the new look, but yes, the font is very hard to read.

  45. nicole hill gerulat

    May 31, 2011

    Congrats, Jordan! It looks great!

    I did a redesign and am just sitting on it because I’m so scared to say goodbye to the old. :)

  46. sara malone

    May 31, 2011

    Looks great, Jordan! Congrats!

  47. Emilie

    May 31, 2011

    Congratulations, It was worth the hard work!

  48. Jenny at LGN

    May 31, 2011

    Looks AMAZING, Jordan! Jealous that you’re all done and inspired to finish mine up.

    xoxoxoxo

  49. Brittany

    May 31, 2011

    Look gorgeous! Love it :)

  50. Trina

    May 31, 2011

    Love the new site! So fresh + fun.
    xo Trina

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