Giving the staff intranet a lick of paint

Over the weekend I made some code changes to the staff intranet project once these were out of the way I turned my attention to the look and feel, I have never really been that confident about doing design and styling work but I thought I would take up the challenge to try and make the staff intranet look better, here are the results:





What do you think?! The mockups were done in

Update: this updated v1.1 is now on codeplex