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Friday Faves #12: a weekly dose of lovely design inspiration

Friday Faves: Your Weekly Dose of Blog Design Inspiration from
Your Weekly Dose of Blog Design Inspiration!
Friday Faves: Your Weekly Dose of Blog Design Inspiration from

Your Weekly Dose of Blog Design Inspiration!

Hold on!

Wasn’t it just summer…like yesterday?

How is it possible that it’s November first already?! Where has this year gone??

This blog has been in existence now for a full quarter! And now it’s almost time to start planning for next year, aaaaack!

For those of you who don’t know, Friday Faves is a collection of lovely freebies and design stuff I’ve found throughout the week. It’s usually a sampling of what I share on my Facebook page so be sure to like me there for even more cool stuff!

DYOB Update

So sorry to those of you who received an RSS email the other day about last Friday’s Friday Faves. I set something wrong in MailChimp, so big FAIL! Thank you for not unsubscribing!

I’ll admit, as much as LOVED supporting Breast Cancer Awareness month, I am kinda glad to be rid of the pepto header and back to aqua!

Recent Posts

Friday Faves: Your Weekly Dose of Blog Design Inspiration from

Awesome bloggers podcast, free font download + stock photography

I tried really hard to get a new This Month’s Web Design Term in before month’s end, but it didn’t happen :[ so it’ll come out early next week instead.

But if you didn’t happen to catch Friday Faves #11, be sure to check it out!

Favorite Friday Font

Free version of Caecilia Light

Free version of Caecilia Light

While browsing this week, I came upon this font, named Caecilia that I really liked. It’s perfect for body copy and there’s something really clean and open about this slab serif font.

It’s expensive if you buy the whole lot ($252.00) but I found ONE weight that you can download for free. I searched to make sure this site was legit and I didn’t find anything to the contrary so if you’d like it, you can download Caecilia LT Std 45 Light for free.

Free Downloads

These free Blurred Landscape backgrounds from Creative Market are perfect for large website backgrounds or even quotes! As always, you gotta hurry on this one as it ends Saturday night!

Blurred Landscape Backgrounds from Creative Market

Blurred Landscape Backgrounds from Creative Market

Grab these beautiful wintery photos now for your winter posts or design projects! Again, only available til Saturday night from Fotolia.

Free wintry photos download this week only from Fotolia

Free wintry photos download this week only from Fotolia

And I just discovered another free image resource: Well, they have some free images available here. If you “like” their Facebook page, you can get their free HD image of the week.

Free weekly image download from

This week’s free HD image. A little creepy, but I guess it IS Halloween week!

Free Blogging Resources is a great resource for creating quick Facebook Page and Pinterest quote images! You can also create Facebook or Google+ covers, e-cards, wallpapers or even prints.

Here’s a Quotes Cover I just quickly threw together:

Find out how to create easy quote images for free!

Action always generates inspiration

Lovely Blog Themes I Found

For Blogger:
This cute template from Ello Themes features the popular watercolor trend and it’s only $35.

Premium Blogger template from Ello Themes.

Premium Blogger template featuring a watercolor blog title & fresh summer colors from Ello Themes.

For WordPress:
Good Morning is also available as a WordPress theme for $40.

Remember my article about Responsive websites?
This responsive WordPress theme is free from Creative Market until Saturday night only, so hurry!

WP Fairview Responsive Folio Theme

WP Fairview Responsive Folio Theme

Friday Funny

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Have a Wonderful Weekend!

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If you like tips like these, you’ll want to follow my Facebook page and Pinterest boards where I share a lot more of this cool stuff every single day!

After you click “Like” on Facebook, hover over it then click “Get Notifications,” so you’ll always be notified whenever I post something new. It might be worth your while as I post a lot of time-sensitive, free downloads!

Your Two Cents!

What did you think of QuotesCover? Did you download any of this good stuff?
Opinions? Questions? Want to share another resource you found? Please comment below!

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