About the author

Marianne Manthey

Marianne Manthey is an award-winning blogger, web designer, wife and mom, based in Costa Rica. She helps creative bloggers and solopreneurs beautify their blogs, DIY-style via helpful guides and step-by-step tutorials at DesignYourOwnBlog.com. Marianne is the author of Blog Beautiful: 50 Tips + Tricks to Make Your Blog Glow and the creator of Crush CSS, a course teaching bloggers how easy it is to learn HTML and CSS, as well as how to use it to tweak their blog designs.