Using mockups to present your design concept and ideas can go a long way. Clients will be more appreciative of your concepts if they are able to visualize how a design will look in real world backgrounds when printed. Doing this will also allow you to spot any errors or areas that need improvement in your design before it gets printed.
In this post, we rounded up hundreds of free resources that you can use to easily create beautiful lace backgrounds. The first part are Photoshop patterns and digital papers while the second part are vector files consisting of mostly, tiling lace patterns. The third and last part are actual photographs of lace in high-resolution format that you can use to create backgrounds. These photographs are mostly public domain photos. Public domain photos may be used for both personal and commercial uses.
To help you come up with creative and fun designs, we are featuring today 15 new and cool lettering fonts. Handmade lettering fonts are becoming more and more popular. You see them in almost any medium–print, web and multimedia. Combine these fonts with hand drawn design elements like flowers leaves and nature design elements and a nice watercolor background to create cool and original designs.
Using seamless background patterns is a great way to give your layout, both web and for print, additional interest and depth. Especially in designing websites, using seamless patterns is the most efficient way to make the background interesting without compromising loading speed of your website. Black and one patterns are among the sought after backgrounds since they are very versatile and uncomplicated. You can combine with any color scheme without problem. Black and white patterns are also not loud and attention grabber, allowing the foreground or the main element of a layout stand out.
Organize your pantries by dressing up your mason jar and homemade food products with these labels that we are featuring in our blog today. Aside from kitchen organizing, these mason jar labels are also great for your homemade goodies that you want to give away as gifts to loved ones or as party favors for weddings, baptism, birthday parties, and other occasions. The mason jar labels that you may get from these links include round labels that you may use as toppers, square and rectangular labels for the jar sides, or the band type of labels that you can wrap around the jar to decorate them.
In this post, we put together a massive roundup of over a thousand free flower PNG images that you can download for free. PNG images are versatile and may be used with most common image editing programs. Since PNG images have transparent backgrounds, you can instantly use them in any layout. Some of these images may be used as the main element in your design. Just choose a nice background such as a watercolor texture and drop one of the flower PNG image on it. The flower PNG images that you will find here are mostly vintage looking flowers, mostly roses and other garden flowers. There are also tropical flowers, lavender, daisies, sunflowers, hibiscus, and many more!
Blurry backgrounds have been a staple to many web and print designers in recent years. Just like gradients, blurry images are useful as background for your design like logos, typographic posters, brochure title pages, website headers, and mobile applications. There are many ways to produce blurry backgrounds. You can make them digitally using gradients or Gaussian blur in Photoshop and Illustrator. You may also produce blurry images using a macro camera lens or through out of focus photos of colorful objects. This way, you will be able to capture the natural tones and hues and at the same time produce authentic bokeh or blur effects.
Clouds background are one of the most sought after types of textures. From colorful sky to smoky and dark sky, these textures are very useful for 3D artists and to those who need to incorporate some cloud textures in their designs. High resolution clouds background can be applied to a sky dome and can alternatively be used as a background pass in 3d render composites or as subtle elements in all kinds of interesting images. This roundup includes different weather conditions ranging from stormy and overcast to clear and sunny.
In this post, we put together over 100 actions that you can download for free and use for creating vintage or retro effects in your images. Most of these actions are similar to those Instagram filters. However, the most common problem we have with Instagram is that photos are resized and quality are compromised. With these Photoshop actions, you will be able to have those Instagram effects without having to sacrifice the size or the quality of your images.
Chevron patterns are everywhere! You can find them everywhere from iPhone cases to wedding invitations to bookshelves and clothing. Chevron patterns are also popular as background for websites or to fill blank spaces in scrapbooks. Here are 300+ chevron patterns you can use as backgrounds for your designs. These are great for websites as well as for your craft projects.