My Diary – Handcrafted WordPress Theme

Updated: August 1, 2014 / Home » Web Hosting and Wordpress » Wordpress Themes and Plugin

My Diary - Handcrafted WordPress Theme

My Diary is a two column WordPress theme inspired by Karen Cheng’s wordpress theme, the WordPress theme is aimed at being a personal blog, sort of like a personal diary. It was designed with simplicity in mind and uses the Brandley Hand ITC font as standard. The uniqueness of this theme lies in its ability to display image of the specific day automatically according to the date the post is written, thus giving it a hand crafted touch to it.

The Photoshop file for the header is included in the download. Don’t know how to use Photoshop or don’t own it? No promises, but I can edit the header for you and give it your site name and slogan.

My Diary theme is compatible with:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Opera Browser
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple’s Safari.

On that little fly icon and credit in the footer, go ahead and remove it if you wish to, I have no quarrel over it. Customize the theme as you like, after all, you paid for the domain name and hosting, right?

Version 1.2
Version 1.1
Version 1.0

Disclaimer: My Diary Theme is not in any way affiliated or endorsed by karen Cheng, my Diary theme’s layout and design was inspired by her blog’s layout.

Two Column WordPress Theme

17 comments on “My Diary – Handcrafted WordPress Theme

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    Darrin [ Reply ]

    Thanks so much for putting up these great templates. These are so much better than so many out there.
    Can I ask one question. Is there a way for me to center the MyDiary template on the page?
    Thanks again for all your hard work.

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    Hi :) I’ve just installed this on my website and would like to further discuss with you some things about it — would you mind if we have a chat over e-mail? I don’t feel comfortable posting my questions here.

    Thank you :)

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    Martine [ Reply ]

    I just love it, you are doing a great job! :-) Keep it up! x Martine

    My WP can be fount at , but that’s just my Dutch weblog.

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    Please let me know where I can find the PSD file so I can use this template to my websites.

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    Hi, how do you align the whole layout to the center, and maybe put a background? I don’t know much about using the theme editor, so I thought you could help me out.

    Thank you so much,

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    I really love this theme! <3
    Thank you!

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    Sabine [ Reply ]

    I downloaded it, everything is fine except for the days of the week that do not show up. Any chance you know how I can fix that ? Cause this is just why I chose this theme !!!

    Another question : i’d love to center the whole thing instead of having it on the left. Same, if you know how to, I’ll be grateful.

    Thanks a lot !

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    maikeliane [ Reply ]

    A wonderful Theme. I’ve always searched something like this!

    I changed the header to my own design. But I’ve a problem with the comments. Unfortunatly I can’t see the comments… something isn’t working.

    Can you help me?

    Thanks a lot

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    Elizabeth [ Reply ]

    Any change this will be converted to the Blogger platform? I really would like to use it.


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    lhoylhoy [ Reply ]

    is it compatible with wordpress 2.8?

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    I’ve downloaded this one and checked it on my blog but I could’nt figure out where to change the header image and the scribbles dates don’t show up on my blog? can you help me please? thanks in advance!

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    Rachelle [ Reply ]


    I just downloaded this great theme but I’m having a hard time figuring out how to change the header. Also, can I use AdSense with it?


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    DerJochen [ Reply ]

    How can i center it ??? Its on the left Side ! :(

    And where are the PSD Files??

    Greetings and THank !!

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    I like this theme, and just download it (the php. css. image files).
    I didn’t change my blog theme before so I don’t know how to do it, anyone knows? please do me a favor, thanks in advance.

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    Laura Fujiko [ Reply ]

    Thank you for this template!
    I’ve ask a friend to make some little changes and I literally LOVE it!

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    It’s really a nice theme! I love it!

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    eirene [ Reply ]

    Thank you sooo much for the template!!!
    don’t know how and why the widget didn’t work :D

    But i really LOVE my blog looks now!

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