Starting theme update 1.17 the theme offers new design options for widgets – allowing clients to  override default design with their own design idea.

The options are managed from theme options – design – Sidebar Widget Design and these include

Widget padding control:

sidebar-padding

The option applies for boxed widgets (that come with the theme) and for non boxed widgets (if you select to use the same design for all theme widgets)

sidebar

Example of padding 20 , as it would apply for the advanced search widget:

padding

 

We moved color options for widgets in Sidebar Widget Design:

widget

These is an example of how to use the widget colors for boxed widgets: Heading color and bg color, border size and color, boxed background color

widget-style

To control boxed element radius – see this help

http://help.wpresidence.net/2016/09/15/1-17-boxed-border-radius-and-boxed-container-shadow-settings/

To control the sidebar content width – see this help:

http://help.wpresidence.net/2016/09/15/1-17-general-design-settings-grid-width-header-height-and-many-more/