No problem it was nothing urgent just admiring your work and getting ideas for our next project. There may be a site we can apply this concept to but in a slightly different manner.
Custom Designed SMF Horse Theme
Client requested earth colors using the background you see.
Latest Custom SMF Designs
Below are specific requests from clients for their themes to look this way, actually in this case to match their main site or logo :
These were the latest Theme Conversions we did. I did not like the designs, and we did not design them - the client merely wanted their SMF to look just like their main site and so we did that.
I like the look of the Cal State theme. Have you ever gotten requests to convert a theme from one forum software to another?
Although we can convert themes from other forums once permission has been obtained by the client we tend to get more requests to make themes match business sites or something new and dynamic. The whole point of having a Custom Theme is that you do not want something that is already owned by thousands of others.