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Are the 80s really back? It seems like neon is all over the place these days, and I'm loving the bright and bold colors as we approach summer.
Check out these awesome neon color inspirations:
For your inspiration check out these colorful palettes:
I love looking at gorgeous fabrics from around the world and seeing the different styles of patterns and textures across different cultures. It's surprising to find so many amazing differences and variations of similar patterns. It's also interesting to find how different cultures view certain colors and which colors are favored over others.
Here are some of my favorite fabrics and patterns from around the world:
If you enjoyed these colorful clothes from around the world, check out these amazing patterns from Creative Market. You can incorporate these awesome fabrics into a variety of creative projects:
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:
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.
COLOURlovers Plus is a multi-feature extension developed to enhance your user experience on COLOURlovers.com.
COLOURlovers Plus is a Google Chrome Extension that will really help enhance your COLOURlovers experience.
We really want to thank Gábor for developing this amazing resource for the COLOURlovers community. This is definitely something everyone should download and start using right away.
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If you like COLOURlovers Plus! and would like to support it, there is a handful of things you can do:
Tell other lovers about it.
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I recently had the pleasure of discovering Angie Sandy of Photo Card Boutique. Her website is a little piece of heaven in the design world. One of my favorite parts of her site is the "Color Crush Palette" section of her blog, so, I've selected some of my favorites from her collection to share with you today. I compiled the palettes she already created into COLOURlovers palettes below so you can play around with them in your creative projects.
I'm very pleased to announce that Angie , the person who came up with the awesome palettes featured above, is now a seller on Creative Market. She has put up some wonderful designs with more to come soon. Check out some of her featured designs below, and also make sure to check out her shop on Creative Market. Pick up any and all of her great products to finish a variety of creative projects.
I love scrapbooks because they are a great way to put all of your special memories in one place. There are so many fascinating scrapbook designs that truly blow my mind. I've found a few scrapbook pages I find really inspiring, and wanted to share them with you.
If you're looking to create gorgeous scrapbook pages like the ones featured above, check out Creative Market's resources selected specifically for scrapbookers.