GraphicRiver is a premier source for royalty-free stock images and other design elements. All bloggers know “content is king,” but visual interest is crucial to catching — and keeping — the attention of readers. GraphicRiver is a marketplace of high-quality graphics that can be used for backgrounds, infographics, logos and more. Browse their extensive collection and piece together a graphics package that’s right for your blog. Vloggers — or bloggers looking to expand their content to include blogs — will love the presentation templates available at GraphicRiver, too.
Subtle Patterns provide you with subtle, but unique, backgrounds that help you customize your blog. The simple patterns can be used, free of charge, on your blog, and there are even tutorials to show you how to change the colors to make the patterns your own. A customized background is the sort of subtle design change that adds depth and visual interest to a blog.
PatternCooler offers over 10,000 patterns you can use to customize the look of your website. Each of the thousands of patterns you see can also be personalized — change the size of the pattern or the colors of the elements until you create the perfect pattern for your needs. Use the pattern as a background or a branding element on your site — the options are endless with PatternCooler.
DinPattern combines gorgeous pattern graphics with simple tutorials to help users find and customize the ways they use patterns on their sites. Browse the free and paid patterns at DinPattern — you’re sure to find something you love. From complicated hi-res patterns to simple, repeating patterns that fade into the background to let your content shine, DinPattern has what you need. Their tutorials will teach you how to integrate graphics onto your site in new and creative ways.
The Pattern Library compiles eye-catching patterns from designers so you can use gorgeous designs on your site — for free. From vintage to modern and monotone to bursting with color, there are patterns for any mood and any taste. The site accepts patterns from new designers as well, so if you’re interesting in honing your design skills, you can share them with the visitors at The Pattern Library.