Super Cute Blog Backgrounds, Buttons, Headers & Patterns for Creative Inspiration

Super Cute Blog Backgrounds, Buttons, Headers & Patterns for Creative Inspiration

January 7, 2012
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The new year is a time for new beginnings. I’ve been considering re-designing this blog for some time now. I’ve hunted some design resources and thought you might like a share of what I’ve found so far.

The main thing that has stopped me from doing a re-design is that I like too many colors! The thought of a theme switcher for blogger has come to mind many times. That way I could change the style/colors depending on my mood! This is what I’ve found so far:

For now, check out these cool resources. I have included some icon sets that have a pinterest button. They are pretty hard to come by. Enjoy lovelies!

Edit: For those who are in question, here are the terms for August Empress items: It’s perfectly ok to use them on your own personal blogs, it’s why I’ve created them 🙂 The terms of use are to stop designers from using those resources in work they are being paid for, and for others not to make a profit from them.

Social Hearts Blog Icons with Pinterest by: August Empress

Checkered Watercolor Pastel Seamless Patterns by: August Empress

Geometric Triangle Seamless Patterns by: August Empress

Pastel Chevron Seamless Watercolor Patterns by: August Empress

Circles Watercolor Seamless Pattern by: August Empress

Squares Geometric Seamless Patterns by: August Empress

Little Floral Seamless Patterns by: August Empress

Vintage Inspired Blog Header by: August Empress

Damask No. 4 by: Arsgrafik – Photoshop & Illustrator

Invisible Eye Vector Pattern by: ComoYoDsg for Arsgrafik

Free Seamless Chevron Pattern for Photoshop By: Bexxie

Chevron pattern may be colorized!

Pantone Color Of the Year Social Media Icons (With Pinterest!) By: The Academy

Subtle Grunge Seamless Patterns by: Design Kindle

Grilled Noise Chevron Pattern by: Subtle Patterns – Image and .Pat File

Color Your Own Damask Pattern over at ColourLovers

Color Your Own Chandelier Pattern at Colourlovers

Cute Bunny Babes Blog Header by: itkupilli




    1. Charm Bracelet Diva January 8, 2012 2:13 am

      Such great eye candy! I've wanted to add social media icons for a while now, but I'm not sure how. Might you do a tutorial on how to install them on a blog?

    2. Katie Price January 8, 2012 4:11 am

      Wow, I love the August Empress stuff! I checked out her terms & it's personal use only {bummer}. I'm excited to see what you come up with! I love checking out what graphic designers do with their own blogs. I know how easy it is to design for other people but never take the time to do if for yourself. I've been working on a makeover for my personal blog for the last few weeks. I'm just being nit-picky now on my test-site before I go live.

    3. Susan Smith January 8, 2012 8:54 am

      @Katie I think that Katie's terms are there so people don't rip her goods and post the download links on their own site and/or make money from the resource. I bet she wouldn't mind the patterns being used as a blog background. She does have the social icons available as well. It's just a hunch. She has a contact form on her site, maybe I'll send her a message with a question about it just to clarify things.

      It may take me some time to do my redesign, lol! I have so much going on these days. As of recent, my admin area's styling has been lost – all of the gadgets are stacked on top of each other and the drop down menus are in a huge bullet list. I think it's because I have been using an external stylesheet. Blogger may have changed things in regards to this use with the new blogger roll out.

      Change is definitely fun, but it can be time consuming. You are so right about designers working on their own stuff last!!! ♥

    4. Susan Smith January 8, 2012 9:07 am

      @Charm Bracelet Diva I have a project on the back burner that allows one to generate code such as this from a web form. I haven't released it yet though, lol!

      I see that your comments allow email response back so I will send you the code. Blogger doesn't allow me to post it here as a comment.

    5. Liz Hover January 8, 2012 4:10 pm

      A fabulous collection. Thank you!

    6. Jo January 9, 2012 4:17 am

      Thanks so much for sharing the August Empress downloads! Just to clarify, it's perfectly ok to use them on your own personal blogs, it's why I've created them 🙂 The terms of use are to stop designers from using those resources in work they are being paid for, and for others not to make a profit from them. Thanks again! Jo x

    7. Susan Smith January 9, 2012 4:26 am

      @Jo I will add your terms to the post. Thanks so much for the response, and thank you for creating such wonderful resources.

    8. Lindsey January 9, 2012 3:03 pm

      Wow these are so cute! Love them 🙂

    9. Marie, Finished Vision Photography of Sioux Falls, SD April 10, 2012 3:00 am

      So pretty!! Makes me want to revamp my whole site and marketing materials… darn you! 😉

    10. Alisha Smith Watkins April 19, 2012 3:15 am

      Beautiful work! I was hunting for some cute blog buttons. Thanks so much! love the chevron papers too 🙂

    11. Anonymous August 1, 2012 4:10 am

      could you tell me how to use these on my blog?

    12. Henna November 6, 2012 3:06 pm

      Hello! 🙂 I have been using your wonderful blog buttons (the first set – Social Hearts 1) on my personal blog and they are just so cute!

      I had a favor to ask – Instagram just recently came out with a personalized web address.. I'd love to add this to my sidebar as well, along with these. Is it possible you could make a heart that says Instagram? I'd love to have a matching one if possible! Let me know? (you can email me at [email protected] if it's easier). Thank you SOOO much!

    13. Elif Egukue February 26, 2013 10:00 am

      super nice eye candy!! love your blog! <3<3

    14. scrapbook April 5, 2013 3:04 am

      I love this post very much.


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