One of the hardest things to learn when switching over to WordPress is how to customize a theme. But thanks to ThemeTation’s How To Design A WordPress Theme From Scratch walkthrough, you can learn some of the basics.
The how to guids ou through the steps to make the above blog theme. Then one you make it, you can go in and make changes to make it look like anything you want.
There are a lot of WordPress theme how tos out there. But this is one of my favorite. If you have some you like, let me know in the comments.