Married & Bright: Festive Weddings In Technicolor

Married & Bright: Festive Weddings In Technicolor

There's nothing we love more than a spring wedding with a  bright, fanciful color palette. It's the perfect time of year to feature a rainbow of fun colors and festive patterns. If you're tying the knot this spring, choose bold hues for your stationery, reception decor and bridal party's attire and celebrate the season in technicolor!


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colorful diy photo booth background

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14 Designers With Lovely Valentine's Day Backgrounds

14 Designers With Lovely Valentine's Day Backgrounds

We're getting closer to Valentine's Day and hopefully everyone has a special someone to whom they want to say "I love you". Whether it's a significant other, or close friend or family member, a fun way to let someone know how much you care is to make a unique card or gift just for them. Here we have gathered a collection of lovely digital backgrounds from 14 amazing designers.

Abstract Hearts by Flurno

Hearts Background by Depiano

 Watercolor Pattern with Peony Flower by Astromonkey

Sweetheart Digital Papers by 7th Avenue Designs

Love Vector Patterns by Tomodachi

Colorful Love by Digital Art Creations

Chocolate Kisses Paper Pack by Craftastrophic Stuff

The Love Bundle by McDermott Designs

Vintage Heart Printable Patterns by All Is Full Of Love

Hearts pattern and a greeting card by Helga Wigandt

Love Patterns by Sveltok

Dear Heart Digital Scrapbook Pages by Blixa 6 Studios

Set of seamless patterns by Sunny_Lion 

Collection of patterns with hearts by SolveigEugenia Design


Feeling inspired to create something special for your someone special? Why not share the love so your friends can create something beautiful as well?

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5 Colors of the Olympics

5 Colors of the Olympics

The opening ceremony to the 2014 Winter Olympics begins this week in Sochi, Russia. Spectators from all of the world will be watching as their favorite athletes are put to the ultimate test.

No matter where you are from, the 5 Olympic rings are universally known as the symbol of the the greatest sporting events on earth. But, have you ever wondered what it means? The colorful rings actually stand for each of the 5 continents involved in the games; America, Australia, Asia, Africa and Europe. The colors were chosen to represent all of the colors that you can find on the flags of each of the participating countries.

 Each country that sponsors the Olympics also tends to stay within the same color pattern when creating the logo for that year's event. Let's take a look at some of the logos from the past.Sochi 2014

Are you planning to have Olympic watching parties? Why not create an exciting flyer for your guests with these easy-to-use templates and graphics.

Winter Olympic Flyer by Krukowski

Winter Sports

Winter Sports Skier Sketch

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Gilt Trip: Fancy Gold Shoes Perfect for Weddings and Beyond

Gilt Trip: Fancy Gold Shoes Perfect for Weddings and Beyond

One of the biggest wedding trends of the year is... gold! We saw the sparkling hue on the bridal fashion runways, across stationery suites and glamming up wedding cakes -- it's safe to say it's everywhere.

Nothing adds quite as much pizazz to a wedding-day outfit as that midas touch. Choose a pair of gilded shoes you love and you'll be wearing them long after you say "I do." See a few of our favorites below!

Silver wedding ideas, silver wedding inspiration, metallic wedding ideas

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All That Glitters is Gold




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7th Avenue Designs

7th Avenue Designs

Vera Lim, aka 7th Avenue Designs has some absolutely gorgeous digital paper that I am obsessed with. In the hunt for backgrounds for my current scrapbooking project, I have this “fresh, modern, and vintage” look all in one place. It is my pleasure to introduce this amazing designer and her collection of fabulous digital paper.



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Valentine 3

Sweet Love


Right Way


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The Beauty Of Beaches

The Beauty Of Beaches

I ran across an article the other day and I was amazed by the completely stunning photos of a beach illuminated by the glowing phytoplankton. I was mesmerized by its elegance and moreover the fact that Mother Nature never ceases to create awe-inspiring beauty in this world.


I would love to be able to see such a site one day in person. For now though, just seeing these images made me feel really lucky to live in San Francisco. While we don't have bioluminescent phytoplankton, I am still able to picnic on the beach even in the "winter" months.  For this native mid-westerner, that is amazing in and of itself. I felt the urge to find some other amazing beach photos, which are so easy to get lost in.

Feeling a little beachy yourself? Let's take a look at some inspirational web design elements that can be added to your next project.

Blurred Beaches by PixelCave

Here is a set of background images that will be sure to serve great as backgrounds or graphic content for your landing page, your blog, your application or your website!

6 Beach Motion Blur Textures by Scrabooli Studio

These images were 'found' on a beautiful rocky coastline in the far North West of Tasmania.

Sea Landscapes by LumeStudio


What are some of your favorite beaches to visit?


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Emerald City: Rich Green Wedding Ideas

Emerald City: Rich Green Wedding Ideas

Emerald green was huge in 2013, but that doesn't mean you can't rock it at your 2014 wedding! The deep, rich color is beautiful on brides, bridesmaids, and wedding guests alike, and since it's a jewel tone, it adds a hint of regal elegance to any ensemble. Browse some of our favorite emerald green wedding looks below!

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The Perfect Storm.....Ben and Zoes Wedding 6th March 2010

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Starlit Supper | Becka Robinson for studio222 photography

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Starlit Supper | Becka Robinson for studio222 photography

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Amazing Valentine's Day Graphics

Amazing Valentine's Day Graphics

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.

Watercolor Hearts by Mellenes 

Watercolor Hearts by Angie Makes

Red Watercolor Flowers by Mellenes

Watercolor Hearts Clipart by Swiejko

Watercolor Painted Vector Hearts by Art Of Sun

Set Valentine’s Day by Anna

Love Wreaths Roses Clipart by Grafik Boutique

Cupids PNG Vectors by TrueMitra Designs

Cute Cartoon Cupids by TrueMitra Designs


Clipart Valentine Doodle Vectors by Sonyadehart

Valentine Overlays by On The Spot Studio

The Valentine Doodle Pack by Nicky Laatz

Valentine Doodle Icons by Iriskana

Floral Vector Set by Delagraphica

Branches Wreaths Laurels by Kelly Jane Creative


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?

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The Marriage of Photoshop and Typography

The Marriage of Photoshop and Typography

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!

Glass and Water Photoshop Styles by Design Panoply

This Photoshop styles glass and water pack looks amazing and contains styles ranging from smooth water to refractive diamond.

Metal Photoshop Pack 1 by Design Panoply

This Photoshop styles metal pack contains 9 metallic styles ranging from reflective chrome to realistic brushed nickel.

Metal Photoshop Pack 2 by Design Panoply

Another metal pack with styles such as scuffed steel to royal pewter.

Old Movie Titles Smart Kit Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 by GunzKingzArt Store

This kit of Layer Styles is inspired by the original titles of American Famous Films and Film Noir of 1920-1950.

3D Metal by Creativenauts

This Photoshop bundle comes with cutting-edge 3D metal effects.

3D Superhero Styles by Creativenauts

I love these 3D Superhero layer styles and effects.

Fire Text Effects by Creativenauts

Create a fiery look that will heat up your design!

Chrome Text Styles by Creativenauts

This is a great collection of reflective biker chrome Photoshop text effects and layer styles.

 Super Spray by Design Arsenal

SuperSpray is a unique Photoshop plugin. It lets you spray transparent png images on your canvas.

Label Maker Punch Type by jeffportaro

Full alphabet and number set of label maker punch type Photoshop brushes for creating styled text, backgrounds, textures, other graphics, and whatever you want.

20 Best Pressed and Embossed by Premium Photoshop Add-ons

Here is a very eloquent text effect of pressed and embossed Photoshop layer styles plus buttons

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Wedding Look We Love: Pretty Winter Pastels

Wedding Look We Love: Pretty Winter Pastels

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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Southern wedding - gray and yellow invitation

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