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Margin not working / Twenty Eleven Theme

  1. I'm not excellent at customizing wordpress css, and I've spent the past hour trying to work out how to get a margin on my sidebar. I've tried just doing it the normal way, but just adding a margin to the div in style.css..

    #primary,
    #secondary {
    	float: right;
    	overflow: hidden;
    	width: 220px;
    	margin: 10px;
    }

    which did the opposite of what i wanted, and made the content go a further 10 px to the left. So I replaced it with -10px, which worked, but I then remember I only wanted the margin on the left after seeing that the search box was half hidden. So I replaced margin with 'margin-left'... which did nothing at all =/. I tried 'margin: 0 0 0 -10px', but that didn't work either.

    I feel silly asking what seems like such a simple question. Would any one have any idea how to fix this? I'd really appreciate it!

    The blog I need help with is thegnomedoor.com.

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  3. Is this the blog in question?
    http://thegnomedoor.wordpress.com/

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