I think I’m hooked on using Jekyll themes and hosting with GitHub Pages. I found a Jekyll theme with an elegant portfolio layout called *folio by Lia Bogoev. It’s what I’m now using to showcase my projects.
Similar to the quick workflow process I followed to use the Jekyll Now theme for my blog, setting up *folio only required forking the GitHub repository and then customizing the site directly in the browser at GitHub.com. *folio comes with photos from Unsplash which I decided to also use as thumbnails for my projects.