These amazing geometric prints are the work of DAAS. DAAS is a Japanese based American artist, who uses animals in many of his geometric designs. His work is incredibly inspiring and I hope you enjoy it. Check out his portfolio and pick up some of his designs.
If you love these amazing geometric animal prints, check out these geometric patterns from Creative Market to start creating your own geometric projects:
There is nothing that screams Summer and Spring like flowers. I love walking outside and seeing all of the gorgeous and fragrant flowers blooming. There is something simply sweet and romantic about flowers. Not only do we give them as gifts to people we care about as a sign of affection, flowers are also presented to people as a symbol of regret and apology. I love the hidden meanings of flowers, and I think that floral prints and patterns are definitely making a come back in 2013. We are seeing more and more floral patterns with a funky and vintage flare on the runway, in stores, and featured in interior design.
If you love these floral prints you'll love these inspiring patterns from COLOURlovers:
If you're looking to start creating something with a floral pattern why not check out these resources from Creative Market? All it takes is two clicks (purchase and download) and you're ready to get creative!
Last week we asked our awesome followers on Facebook what colors they were seeing everywhere, and after doing some more research we think that Coral is definitely trending. Earlier this year we featured Mint as a trendy color for 2013, and we are definitely still seeing a lot of mint everywhere.
Check out some of these trendy coral elements from around the web to get inspired in fashion, home decor, and every other aspect of your life.
If you're looking to learn a variety of new craft projects, One Artsy Mama is a site you definitely have to check out. One Artsy mama is the brain child of Amy Latta. On her site, she shares a variety of creative projects including home decor, kid's crafts, sewing, jewelry, and more. She recently published her first e-book Crochet 101, and it's absolutely fantastic and a must-read resource for anyone looking to get into Crochet.
Amy has tons of awesome DIY and craft projects that I'm absolutely in love with. I've selected some of my favorite projects and posts from Amy's blog that I think you'll fall in love with.
First of all, if you're interested in learning how to crochet, Amy is an expert. Be sure to check out Crochet 101 and get started today. Amy provides you with all the resources and tools you need to get started.
Create Crazy and Colorful Coasters with Amy: I love this project that Amy came up with. It's so cool, creative, and easy to make.
You Are My Sunshine Framed Art: I absolutely love this project. It's perfect to put around your house or use as a gift for a loved one.
Ever wanted to throw a Lego Party? Amy shows you how to through the perfect lego party complete with Party Favors, a Lego cake, and tons of Lego fun.
Tissue Paper Cherry Blossoms: I love this idea for decorating my apartment. It's absolutely gorgeous! I really want to set aside a time to get this done!
Shabby Chic Jewelry Organizer: Make a jewelry organizer with Amy. I absolutely love this gorgeous jewelry organizer.
I've always wanted to come up with unique ways of saving my memories, and scrapbooks have started to become my creative outlet. I can spend hours a day just choosing different patterns and clip art to combine to really make my memories come to life in the pages of a scrapbook.
I searched the web to find some of the most colorful and creative scrapbook pages, and I hope they inspire you to create awesome projects.
If you're looking to create some colorful scrapbook pages and paper printables use these awesome papers and graphics from Creative Market:
Looking for some design inspiration? How About Orange is an amazing site by Jessica Jones, a graphic designer based in Chicago. In addition to corporate identities, marketing collateral, and a popular line of home décor fabrics, Jessica is the mastermind behind How About Orange. How About Orange is more than just a craft and design blog, it's an amazing resource filled with DIY tutorials, free printables and fonts, desktop wallpapers, decorating ideas and so much more.
I have to admit that I have become completely captivated by all of Jessica's amazing DIY tutorials. I want to try each and every one of them simply because they look SO cool. I've hand selected a few of my favorites from Jessica's DIY section.
In addition to featuring a multitude of amazing DIY tutorials Jessica finds the best of the best free design downloads. I've included some of my favorites below:
I'm absolutely in love with this site there is seriously so much on here, I can't stop looking through all of the different sections and features. If you're a designer, or just getting started, check out Jessica's 'Useful Resources' section. There are tons of websites, programs, and tutorials to help you learn a lot of cool stuff. Below, I've featured some of my favorite resources that Jessica has discovered...I hope you enjoy them as much as I have.
Make sure to check out all Jessica has to offer at How About Orange and start getting crafty right away!
Whimsical Wonderland Weddings features so much gorgeous wedding and color inspiration, I really can't get enough. Not only does Whimsical Wonderland weddings feature Real Weddings, DIY projects, and Wedding Planning Tips, but they also allow you to search their site for weddings be color on their homepage.
I've absolutely fallen in love with some of the amazing colors featured on the Whimsical Wonderland Weddings website, check out some of my favorites below:
For some more color inspiration, check out these pastel palettes:
Get Inspired with these yellow hues:
Besides featuring amazing Real Weddings, Whimsical Wonderland Weddings features photo shoots from engagements and more. I found a few of my favorite colorful photo shoots. I hope that you love them as much as I do.
Whimisical Wonderland Weddings was founded by Louise Baltruschat in April 2010 while she was planning her own wedding. She's done an amazing job of finding the best of the best real weddings, wedding related photo shoots, and basically everything you need to plan an amazing wedding. Be sure to connect with Louise and Whimsical Wonderland Weddings through Facebook and Twitter for more wedding inspiration.
For as long as I can remember I have read books like Dune and Ender's Game. I fell in love with science fiction, because I was constantly transported into a new world ever time I opened the cover of a book.
The typography of science fiction novels is fascinating, and I could spend hours looking at these colorful covers. Here are some of my faves, have you read them?
If you're looking for some fonts that mirror the ones found in the books above, check out these fonts from Creative Market:
I love food. There really isn't a whole lot on this planet that is better than yummy food that both tastes delicious and looks amazing. I recently had the pleasure of discovering Food Palettes from Kala.Godwin.
Kala finds amazing photos of yummy food and creates gorgeous COLOURlovers palettes to go with them. I hope you enjoy these yummy treats.
Love these colorful palettes and combinations, thanks for the inspiration!
If you're looking for some food inspired graphics, check out Creative Market's awesome food-themed resources.
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