Valentine’s Day is less than a month away! Do you have a special someone that you want to surprise with a diy design? Creative Market has some of the cutest graphics around that will help you create just what you’ve been looking for. From watercolor hearts to sweet flourishes, check them all out right here.
I hope this collection of graphics has give you some sweet inspiration to make something for the one you love. What are some of your Valentine projects this year?
When browsing through the Creative Market site recently, I noticed a lot of amazing looking text. I'm currently working on a project of my own and have been blown away by some of the text effects that I have found. Take a look at this awesome collection of Photoshop effects that you can use today!
This Photoshop styles glass and water pack looks amazing and contains styles ranging from smooth water to refractive diamond.
This Photoshop styles metal pack contains 9 metallic styles ranging from reflective chrome to realistic brushed nickel.
Another metal pack with styles such as scuffed steel to royal pewter.
This kit of Layer Styles is inspired by the original titles of American Famous Films and Film Noir of 1920-1950.
This Photoshop bundle comes with cutting-edge 3D metal effects.
I love these 3D Superhero layer styles and effects.
Create a fiery look that will heat up your design!
This is a great collection of reflective biker chrome Photoshop text effects and layer styles.
SuperSpray is a unique Photoshop plugin. It lets you spray transparent png images on your canvas.
Full alphabet and number set of label maker punch type Photoshop brushes for creating styled text, backgrounds, textures, other graphics, and whatever you want.
Here is a very eloquent text effect of pressed and embossed Photoshop layer styles plus buttons
While pale pink and pistachio green often aren't the first colors people think of when they think "winter," we love the way soft pastel shades look in the colder months of the year! These soft hues have a vintage feel, but aren't overly twee. (They are also great for making your winter wedding decor feel distinct from holiday decor.) Read on for some of our favorite pastel winter wedding details.
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As my 2 year old daughter is learning all about emotions and feelings, she often asks me if I'm happy. It made me start to wonder what actually makes me happy and I wanted to pose the same question to our readers. What makes YOU happy? In the exploration for this cheerful emotion, I have come up with a darling collection of happy graphics. You can't help but smile when looking through these images.
Flurno is a designer that has some amazingly romantic illustrations and backgrounds. There are plenty to be found on Creative Market, but here is a few of some of my favorites. Take a look and fall in love as I just did.
This is a great postcard for Valentine's day. A young girl angel, holds a heart in a hand.
Another Valentine's day postcard featuring jars with hearts. wishes, and desires.
In autumn evening two young teenagers saw each other for the first time and fell in love.
This is a great vintage style greeting postcard showing a beautiful girl holding a heart.
This beautiful card shows a love letter in watercolor texture. It's vintage style is suitable for different designs and scrapbooking.
Abstract glowing backgrounds shows female and male energy connecting.
This romantic vintage background with watercolor birds is perfect for any occasion.
Delicate air backgrounds can be used for various designs, including scrapbooking.
This gorgeous seamless pattern is of an abstract geometric heart and a bird on a watercolor background.
East birdie on watercolor background and young beautiful oriental girl holding a bird in the hand are so beautiful and perfect for your next project.
We love winter weddings, and winter white is one of our favorite ways to do winter wedding decor. By mixing shades of white with different undertones, it manages to be both cool and cozy at the same time. Here are some of our favorite winter white wedding details to inspire you (and make you hate the polar vortex a little less!)
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Did you read comic books as a kid, or adult? Did you ever have an idea to create your own? Well, now it's easier than ever. Check out this amazing collection of the most fabulous ideas and assets.
Comicraft Fonts has some of the most amazing fonts I've seen. There is such a large collection too.
Rough Balloons Collection by Do2Designs are perfect speech bubbles for the comic feel.
Thomas Ramey has recently created Thunder Pants. This fun typeface is very versatile and can be used in a variety of ways. Created with rounded edges, this face portrays of old school comic and superhero vibe.
We hope you've enjoyed this fun collection of comic book ideas. What are some of your favorite comic books?
Wedding Album Cafe has an absolutely wonderful selection of backgrounds, border frames, and graphics for all your wedding album needs. I fell in love with all of these designs as soon as I saw them. Check them all out right here and please feel free to share them with your newly wedded friend.
Why So Grungy?
Photoshop Layer Styles
Aren't these just amazing? You can find additional designs and more like these all on Creative Market.
If you thought 2013 brought an exciting array of web design trends with the popularity of flat design and parallax scrolling, then this list is going to excite you even more. 2014 is going to be an awesome year for Web Designers making our website even more beautiful.
1. Mix and Match typography. Some of the best websites out there now have two or three different fonts making the page easier to read and more attractive.
Check out some fun examples of new fonts out there to add to your own project.
2. Large Hero Areas displaying a large beautiful picture with little text at the top of a website.
3. Heavier Focus On Mobile - Now that responsive Web design is all the rage, designers must focus on the mobile design first.
4. Videos In Place of Text - This trend is becoming more popular especially since the inception of the new HTML5 video tag. Why read about it when you can watch it?
5. Manipulated Images - In 2014, we will see more images with color overlays, blurriness, or even photoshop filters.
6. Dropping the sidebar - This pertains mostly to blog or magazine sites, but many are experimenting with dropping the sidebar all together allowing for more visual impact with content.
What are some of your favorite new trends?
Lately, I have been really inspired by the beautiful typography that I see everywhere. Check out this collection of websites that really got it right, followed by how to find similar fonts for your own projects.
This site displays two sans serif fonts. The first one being very eloquent and the second one showing off its boldness.
Satchel and Sage is a husband and wife creative team and their website beautifully displays their love of design and typography.
The font on this site has a lot of character. It has a rustic feel and tells a story of a place where you want to go and "everyone knows your name".
Cirq uses a very unique font set of fonts that are nicely paired. The typography throughout the site is unique and flows flawlessly.
Miss Mary's Mix shows off the mix of a script font beautifully paired with a thin sans serif.
What are some of your favorite fonts to use? Show us some recent projects.