Do you ever get tired of seeing so many Magazine layout WordPress/Blog Designs? All of them had a similarity which are Fancy and Attractive Slider, Featured Section Articles and Thumbnails with only 10-20 words excerpt. Seeing that many similar layout makes you wonder how i missed the good old days of simple Blog Designs. If you’re a WordPress Lover like me then you’ll remember WordPress Default Theme – Kubrick by Michael Heilemann.

Today i am going to showcase some example of beautiful & classic blog designs. These blog designs also had a similarity which are Columns and not Grid Layout, Distinct and Clear Post Title, Above the fold Navigation and a little personal touch to the design.

Summer Tomato

Blog about Healthy eating tips for those who believe life should be awesome.

The Exquisistic Box

Carol from Singapore’s stories of travels, food indulgence, fangirling and life ramblings

Dearest Nature

Blog about life of nature-inspired food, fashion, and fun

P & P Tattoo

the #1 tattoo studio in the Philippines

Japi Blog

Personal and fun blog of Jane Morgan from chile

Dusty Cartridge

Game review, videos, podcast and early previews of coming new games

Romania Travel Destinations

a Travel blog from Romania

I Love Colors

Resources for graphic design, typography and web development, providing icons, typefaces and jQuery and WordPress tutorials entirely free

Design Disease

Web design and Web Graphic Blog


a freelance web designer. senior web designer for Sweetwater Sound’s blog

Smashing Magazine

Resources for Professional Web Designers and Web Developers

By Wilma

a DIY blog about Fashion, Food and Interior Designs

Elaine Fisher

Personal blog of Elaine Fisher

August Empress

A designer’s blog on life, resources, designs and inspiration

Final Conclusion

There you go, an example of Beautiful and Classic WordPress Blog Designs. Following the standard blog layout with ‘content’ and ‘sidebar’ properly align side by side and not grid based like Magazine layout. The standard blog design can be either 1 column with no sidebar or 2-3 columns with sidebar on left or right.

Hope you enjoy the read and help you bring back the memory of classic blog designs way back when you started on blogging.

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