Free iPhone Wallpaper and Backgrounds
Blue Theme – iPhone Wallpaper and Background – Is your iPhone like another appendage of your body? Mine definitely is for better or for worse. I wouldn’t even want to take a guess at how many times I use my phone each day… I’m sure it would be a bit scary. That being said, it means that I’m staring at the same wallpaper background dozens (sure, we’ll go with dozens) of times a day. It’s time for a change. Truth be told, I think I still have the original background I had on my old iPhone 3G – yikes! So I created a fun little package of iPhone backgrounds that you can switch up on the fly. Just download, save to your phone and then just swap out whenever you’re feeling bored.
Click here to download. Once you download the folder, unzip, transfer to your iPhone and add as your new wallpaper or background.
Download all 6 of these FREE iPhone wallpaper backgrounds
Printable feathers. A great way spice up gift wrap.
Fancy Feathers Printable – Feathers, feathers – everywhere! I’ve really enjoyed the feather trend that we’ve been seeing over the past little while. The graphics and watercolours out there are just gorgeous. But feathers aren’t anything new or even a fast fading fad. They have captivated people’s creativity and imaginations for centuries – just look at how they were worn over the years; by shaman, by those of higher social standing, in Native American headdresses, by Kings and Queens, by Parisian cabaret dancers, and now in the weird and wonderful hats of the royal monarchy.
Inspired by these designs I thought I’d come up with my own version of feather design but something practical. Print these out and use however you want; to spruce up newspaper gift wrapping, to make a banner, a wreath, as place setting name tags, to add to homemade cards or in scrapbooking. I’m sure the kids will think of lots of fun things to use these for too. So many uses.
Just print out the feather design on some fun and colourful paper and then trim into the feather shape by following the cut lines. Score down the middle of the feather for some added detailing. I’d love to hear what you’re using your feathers for – don’t forget to send me your comments and ideas.
Download file here.
Do you have a cutting machine like Sizzix eclips™, Craftwell eCraft™, Black Cat Cougar/Lynx™, Boss Kut Gazelle™, GCC™, Pazzles Inspiration™, Silhouette SD/CAMEO/Portrait™, Silver Bullet™, USCutter™, VinylExpress™? Download the cut files for your machine here.
This pattern is designed for personal and educational use only, not for business use or resale. Credit & Copyright remains with Jamey Ekins as the original artist and designer. If you’d like to use for commercial reasons, please contact Jamey Ekins for a quote.
We all need to “Be So Happy”
Lately I’ve been very inspired by some of the incredible watercolour and mixed media artists out there. I especially love the style of Geninne Zlatkis, Eva Juliet and Alisa Burke. I’ve never had any experience with watercolour before but it’s something that’s on my bucket list of things to learn… maybe this year will be the year (fingers crossed).
This week, in a fit of desperation to try watercolour, I grabbed Noelle’s art kit from her room and just started playing with the colours – turns out it’s not as easy as I envisioned. Oh well, watercolour classes it is. However, I did have a bit of fun mixing the colours and thought that a couple of the pieces made fun backgrounds for printable art.
I chose this “be so happy “quote for my daughter and put it in her room. My absolute favourite thing that I love about Noelle is that she’s happy ALL the time – seriously! She wakes up every day full of life, energy and happiness and always with a huge smile on her face that continues all day long. I have no idea how she does it but if only I could find a way to bottle it and sell it – I’d make a fortune.
Click to download.
Be So Happy
Kids will love drawing in the faces with their own designs.
Blank Faces Drawing Page – My daughter loves to draw (I wonder where she gets that from). Most of the time she just draws from her imagination but sometimes she asks for pages to colour. She really enjoys drawing faces and experimenting with different styles of eyes, noses and smiles, so I created a page full of various blank faces for her to practice her facial features and expressions on.
Noelle can’t be the only little person out there who loves to draw, so I’m passing this colouring page on so that other kids can share their creative genius too. Have fun!
Blank Faces-download here.
UPDATE: To get the 2nd edition of my blank faces coloring page go to my post here.
Keep the kids entertained with this blank face printable.