desktop beautification project – July 2015 {a free desktop wallpaper}

Download your free July 2015 wallpaper, and stop back on the first of every month to get your new, free background and iPhone wallpaper.

Kelsey here, and I’m so excited to be back on the Cardstore Blog, sharing this bright and cheerful desktop-wallpaper with you! I love creating patterns with texture, flow, and pops of bright color, so today’s wallpaper is a watercolor background inspired by summer and all the beautiful shades that I see […] Read More »

Hello, April 2015 {a free desktop wallpaper download}

Download your free April 2015 wallpaper, and stop back on the first of every month to get your new, free background and iPhone wallpaper.

Most people make resolutions at the beginning of a new year, but I’m still in winter hibernation-mode, so I’ve always found that to be a hard time to really make any changes! Now that it’s actually starting to feel like spring in Ohio (although it’s officially been spring for a few […] Read More »

8 ways to say thank you

If you’re a regular reader, you may have noticed that we’ve done several posts this year focused on gratitude. (If you’re not… it’s okay, I’ll wait if you want to go take a look :) Expressing gratitude can mean something different to everyone. For me, lately, it’s meant making an […] Read More »

Hello, March 2015 {a free desktop calendar download}

March 2015 calendar download... and a new free desktop calendar download on the first of every month!

Happy March, friends! I’m Kelsey Cronkhite—this is my first time being featured on the Cardstore Blog, and I’m so excited to share this fun, hand-lettered desktop calendar I created for the Desktop Beautification Project! One of my favorite things about March is shamrock shakes (you know, those bright-green, minty milkshakes […] Read More »

Chase your bliss – free printable wall art

I recently read Meghan’s Pinterest Mom No More post, and while I’m not a mom yet, her insights really resonated with me. These days, just about everyone is on some sort of social media platform—and it’s great to have the highlight reels of everyone we love and care about at our […] Read More »

DIY gifts for coffee lovers {friday finds}

Coffee is one of the first things on my mind when I wake up, so today I'm sharing some of my favorite coffee-related DIYS with you.

If you’re anything like me, coffee is one of the first things on your mind when you wake up (and after lunch to get past that 2:30 slump). I love coffee—and I love all the fun accessories that go along with drinking coffee. So, on one of the coldest days of […] Read More »

Thank you for being you — free mini thank you notes

Someone brighten your day? Use these free printable notes to say "thank you for being you!"

Last month Jess talked about how she’s made it her New Year’s resolution to show more gratitude toward the people in her life. I loved this idea so much, I decided to steal it. (I guess if you’re going to steal someone else’s idea, at least steal one that’s all […] Read More »

Hello, February 2015 {a free desktop background download}

Download your free February 2015 wallpaper, and stop back on the first of every month to get your new, free background and iPhone wallpaper.

It’s February and love is in the air, melting away that winter chill… Yay, love! Check out the latest additions to our Desktop Beautification Project (thanks, Melanie!), and don’t forget that Valentine’s Day is on a Saturday this year :) February 2015 Backgrounds 2560 x 1440 // 1680 x 1050 // 1440 […] Read More »