Desktop Beautification Project – April 2016

Hey gang, it’s Kate, and I’m back with some hand painted desktop wallpapers in honor of April. Recently, things have been warming up and raining down around here. Storm clouds roll in over the horizon throughout the day, but thankfully, the sun has been hanging around a little longer in the […] 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 »

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 »

Hello, December 2014 {a free desktop calendar download}

Celebrate December with this free desktop and phone wallpaper!

December’s here, and that means snow, snow, snow! We’ll probably feel differently about it come February, but in the meantime, we’re going to enjoy the fluffy white stuff and all the things that come with it. In the spirit of winter and the upcoming holidays, we present the fourth installment […] Read More »

hello, november 2014 {a free desktop background download}

Download your free November 2014 wallpaper, and stop back on the first of every month to get your new, free background and iPhone wallpaper.

Northeast Ohio is really pretty in the fall, and November is the perfect time to enjoy the last bit of leaves falling to the ground before winter sets in. In honor of that, we’re happy to present the third installment of our Desktop Beautification Project! We hope you like this […] Read More »

Hello, October 2014 {a free desktop calendar download}

Celebrate October with this free desktop and phone wallpaper!

Today, we’re happy to share the second installment of our Desktop Beautification Project. October means fall is officially here, and it also brings a staff favorite holiday: Halloween! I hope this desktop and phone wallpaper help to get you in the fall and Halloween spirit. But if you’re not quite […] Read More »

Hello, September 2014 {a free desktop background download}

Download your free September 2014 wallpaper, and stop back on the first of every month to get your new, free background and iPhone wallpaper.

We love helping you creatively celebrate each season, so we’re kicking off our Desktop Beautification Project! At the beginning of each month, starting today, we’ll share a new, free desktop wallpaper for you to download to your desktop and phone. This first one was created by Mike’s super-talented wife and artist, […] Read More »

A peek into our love-inspired lettering workshop (& a free desktop wallpaper!)

All you need is love - A free wallpaper for your desktop or phone from the Cardstore Blog

Here at the Cardstore Creative Studio, we’re already hard at work on our Valentine’s Day card collection for 2014. To kick things off, we held a Valentine-themed brush script lettering workshop. Mike, our editor, gave us a pretty long list of love-related phrases to work with, and we also had […] Read More »