The Orchard Bootstrap theme is a fairly straightforward theme, although I added some things to speed up development with Bootstrap. It has the option of using the pre-compiled .CSS files, or you an use .LESS if you install the DotLess module. This allows
you to very quickly change aspects of the theme for the entire site. I added in some additional jQuery scripts that work well with Bootstrap as well as overrode quite a few of the default Orchard view files to work better with Bootstrap.
What I didn't do is apply any custom styling to Bootstrap itself, so out of the box, you'll be working with the default Bootstrap colors and styling. These can easily be overridden by dropping in and referencing a .CSS or .LESS file from Bootswatch: http://bootswatch.com/.
That is probably the quickest way to style the Bootstrap theme.
I'm in the process of using 2 templates from WrapBootstrap so far, but neither one is something that could easily be plugged into the Orchard Bootstrap theme. It was far easier to just create new themes based on the downloaded templates. You can see them
in action as they're being developed here:
Neither project is very far along at the moment, however, I used a complete custom Bootstrap solution for an intranet site along with a custom web application built into Orchard as a module. Using Bootstrap definitely helped to speed up development.
To wrap this all up, the Orchard team has made it unbelievably easy to create new themes and to override the majority of the default shapes/views and apply the Bootstrap framework. I much prefer to use Bootstrap over other frameworks, but that is just my
If there are any questions you have about the Orchard Bootstrap theme, just let me know and I'll see if I can help.