Lord, I Apologize

I've been having a lot of fun creating custom mastheads for my blog using my favorite new toy, GIMP. I really liked July's:
Good colors. Nothing crazy.

Then came August and I got a little crazy with the Cheez Whiz. The colors were fun, flashy, hip. Small problem. They didn't coordinate with the rest of my blog and it was driving me insane. So, mid-month, I've made a change to the color scheme (and added the month/year). See what you think.

Before:

After:
I think laying off the crack pipe was a good idea. Don't you?