Still to this day, Mary Ellen is one of my favorite themes from the duo over at Coded Creative. Mary Ellen is the perfect theme for those just starting out in their business. The large call to action area, and the three areas below help the new business owner focus on high priority areas of her business all while providing a polished, professional look.
For web designers: This theme is built on top of Genesis. It’s a medium-difficulty to modify—the downside is that you cannot create a child theme of this to work on, you’ll just be modifying the theme itself since it uses Genesis.
Krista and Kory at Coded Creative always make themes have powerful built-in customizers. Their themes are good for beginners to WordPress who don’t want to mess with code or complicated plugins to get a great look. I’m an affiliate of these ladies, so I get some love when you click on that link.