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August’s Desktop Calendar is Here!

Thank you to everyone who emailed to say you’d missed decorating your desktop with these desktop calendars. It means a lot! August’s calendar comes from the Red Oak Lavender Farm here in north Georgia, When experts said lavender couldn’t be grown in Georgia, these folks were determined to do it. In spite of the limitations caused by our climate, Georgians can stroll through fragrant lavender fields and on this Dahlonega farm. They grow a variety of flowers and sell potted plants, fresh flowers,...
Tags: Wallpaper, Georgia, Homeschooling, Dahlonega


Say Hello to July’s Desktop Calendar!

Are there specific flowers or flowering bushes that you consider essential to your garden? That’s how I feel about gardenias! We had them at two of our last three homes and now it seems we have eight large bushes outside our bedroom windows and three of the dwarf variety in front of our house. I thought we’d see the gardenias from our new house in a summer calendar, but I almost missed them! It felt like we went from dozens of gorgeous blooms to a few stragglers in no time. I know it was weeks,...
Tags: Wallpaper, Homeschooling, Desktopcalendar, Dawn Camp, Desktopwallpaper


Artisan Wallpaper from Ever Atelier

Like paintings that cover an entire wall, Ever Atelier’s artisan wallpaper explores the artistic bounds of this familiar medium. Founders Sarah English and Ashley Leftwich are artists and designers. With backgrounds in fine arts, fashion, and interior design, the duo create innovative and intricate designs that are fairly bursting with color. And their aesthetic runs the gamut from hype-real nature to whimsical Art Deco to fantastical menagerie, as in this Razel Baselisk print ...
Tags: Books, Wallpaper, FSC, Walls, Art Deco, Surfaces, Art Wallpaper, Artistic Wallpaper, Artisan Wallpaper, Designer Wallpaper, Ever Atelier, Sarah English, Ashley Leftwich, Chroma Machina


Desktop Calendars are Back: Here’s June!

If you have dressed up your desktop with my calendars in the past and wondered what happened, welcome back and thank you for grace! We sold our house in November and moved in December and I only recently fired up the old 27″ iMac that I use for photo editing and making these calendars. To be honest, I didn’t know if it had any life left and I was afraid to find out. It’s slow as Christmas, as my mom used to say, but still hanging in there. Thanks for hanging in there with me too! Watching our n...
Tags: Wallpaper, Homeschooling, Desktopcalendar, Dawn Camp, Desktopwallpaper


OnePlus’s Wellpaper App Is a Stylish Way of Keeping Tabs on Your Smartphone Addiction

With the pandemic making people even more reliant on tech for work and education, OnePlus is hoping to improve our digital wellbeing with a clever (and free) new app for Android phones.Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Android, Science, Wallpaper, Smartphone, Smartphones, Mobile Phones, Oneplus, Oneplus 2, Mobile App, OnePlus Nord, Cloud Clients, Technology Internet


The Elegant Ambiance of the WallPepper Metallic Collection

Let the sun shine in with WallPepper Metallic, a new wallpaper collection that uses a synthetic polymer coating to create an effect of luminous iridescence. The technology lends itself to floral and other nature-based designs, mimicking the effects of natural light for a series of “shiny and surprising reflections.” WallPepper Metallic is made of non-woven cellulose and textile fiber that’s coated with the glossy metal finish. The wallpaper also has great green credent...
Tags: Books, Wallpaper, Walls, Surfaces, Wallpepper, Metallic Collection, Textile wallpaper, Eco-friendly Wallpaper, Green Wallpaper, Metallic Wallpaper, WallPepper Metallic, WallPepper Metallic Collection


Take a Sojourn from Problematic Walls

Stacy Garcia and NextWall improve on a potentially sticky situation with the Sojourn Collection line of peel-and-stick wallpaper. Faux Grasscloth (shown above) and Squared Away (below) duplicate the organic look of natural materials, creating the illusion of a highly textured appearance. Augustine Geometric will remind you of arts and crafts and William Morris—“the perfect addition to any earthy bohemian interior setting.” Stacks is a dead-ringer for wooden shiplap sid...
Tags: Books, Uncategorized, Wallpaper, Walls, William Morris, Surfaces, Stacy Garcia, NextWall wallpaper, Peel-and-stick, Sojourn Collection, Stacy Garcia Peel


How to Make the Most of Every Inch of Your Hallway

If you live in a large house, you may see your hallways as those extra spaces to vacuum that simply bring you from one part of your home to another. But if you live in an apartment or a smaller house, hallways are precious and valuable space you should definitely be making the most of.Read more...
Tags: Wallpaper, Visual Arts, Paint, Architecture, Lifehacks, Interior Design, Hallway, Bookcase, Rooms, Decorative Arts, Siobhan Murphy


See Why Wallpaper Isn’t Just For the Ladies

In the year 2020, when all were trapped inside their homes, one trend took the Insta and Pinterest feeds by storm. While most selfies featured a minimalist background, #wallpaper girl was the one trending the ranks. Soon the trend picked up the pace and many other influencers on social media adopted it. However, this also created a significant disruption in the market for low-cost peel and stick wallpaper for homes. But, noteworthy is the fact that wallpapers aren’t just for the ladies. The C...
Tags: Pinterest, Home Improvement, Wallpaper, Jazz, Home Improvment


New Pastel Patterns for Wallsauce’s Geode Collection

Crack open a geode and be mesmerized by the deep coloration, intricate veining, and swirling ethereal patterns. UK designer Lara Skinner has tapped into this hypnotic aesthetic with the Geode collection wallpapers for Wallsauce. On this St. Patrick’s Day, both manufacturer and designer herald spring with the addition of three new pastel styles. The new patterns include Geode Wave, Peach Foam, and Long Beach, each evoking ocean tides, patterns of sand, and dreamy irides...
Tags: Books, UK, Wallpaper, Long Beach, Walls, Surfaces, Wallsauce, Geode Collection, Geode wallpaper, Lara Skinner design, Ocean Wallpaper, Pastel Wallpaper, Lara Skinner, Geode Wave Peach Foam


I'm Packing My Bags to Visit the Real-Life Inspiration for Windows XP's Wallpaper

I don’t think about the iconic Windows XP wallpaper often, but when an article or a video comes across my social media feed reminding me of it, nothing but happy memories come flooding back. Thanks to a recent SFGate article, I feel like I’m lying in a soft patch of grass, a cool breeze washing over my skin. I can see…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Microsoft, Wallpaper, Bliss, Computing, Stock Photography, Charles, Microsoft Windows, Windows Xp, Fujitsu, Sonoma County California, System Software, Special Folder, In Art


Where to Get 'Unity' Wallpapers for iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Continuing Apple’s celebration of Black culture, the company has released new (and gorgeous) “Unity” wallpapers. These addition to Apple’s Black Unity Collection come on the heels of Apple’s launch of Unity-themed Watch faces, Apple Watches, and Apple Watch bands, which are now available for purchase from any Apple…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Technology, Wallpaper, Software, Computing, Apple Watch, Lifehacks, Icloud, Apple Inc, macOS, Technology_internet, Black Unity Collection, Continuing Apple


Wallsauce Wallpaper Looks Forward to a Sunny 2021

Manufacturer Wallsauce joins the chorus of voices celebrating Pantone’s Colors of the Year—further evidence of the widespread hope for a sunny horizon. Nature themes abound here, with optimistic expressions of spring and autumn as flora and fauna interact in a timeless display of renewal and regeneration. Rachel Kenny, Head of the Design Studio at Wallsauce, notes that the yellow/gray combination reflects a marriage of sunny and sedate, cheerful and familiar: “After the trouble...
Tags: Books, Uncategorized, Wallpaper, Walls, Pantone, Surfaces, Design Studio, Wallsauce, Floral Wallpaper, Pantone Colors of the Year, Nature Wallpaper, Wallsauce Wallpaper Looks Forward, Rachel Kenny Head


Close Out 2020 with Graham & Brown Wallpaper

New beginnings can start with new walls, or at least a fresh and festive new look for them with Graham & Brown wallpaper. The company bids adieu to 2020 with a final product offering—three new styles beginning with the intricate Rinku. Available in Green/Copper, Black/Gold, Natural, and Navy/Silver, Rinku offers the royal treatment with a dark and moody color scheme that’s also elegant and modern. Palais is equally aristocratic. A stylish and subtle print with Art Deco...
Tags: Books, Wallpaper, Graham, Walls, Art Deco, Palais, Graham & Brown, Surfaces, Modern Wallpaper, Textured Wallpaper, Palais wallpaper, Rinku wallpaper, Silk wallpaper, Green Copper Black Gold Natural, Navy Silver Rinku, Graham Brown Wallpaper


The top 5 wallpaper mistakes your clients must avoid at all costs

Before your seller starts a mini-renovation or your buyer makes plans for a fixer-upper, here are the top wallpaper crimes they absolutely mustn't commit.
Tags: Design, Lifestyle, Wallpaper, Radio, Painting Tips, Home Design, Design Mistakes, Design Fails, Design Trends, Select, Realtor.com, The Spruce, 2020 Design Trends


Here Are All the New Emoji and Wallpapers in iOS 14.2

iOS 14.2 is here, and while it’s not a crazy-gigantic update for your device, there are still a few fun features worth knowing about.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Wallpaper, Lifehacks, Shazam, Ios 142


How to create live wallpapers on Android and iOS

Live wallpaper is an exciting and novel way of spicing up your smartphone's home and lock screens. Here's how to make a live wallpaper on iPhone and Android.
Tags: Apple, Android, Mobile, Wallpaper, Trends, How-to, Live Wallpapers, Android wallpaper, Wallpaper Apps, Animated Wallpapers, Live Wallpaper


Studio Ghibli Animated Films High Quality Stills

Just earlier this year in September Studio Ghibli graciously released a huge collection of hi-quality stills from some of their latest films like When Marnie Was There, The Wind Rises, Princess Kaguya, From Up On Poppy Hill and more, with some 400 images in total. Now I’m sure most of us have already seen these films, and the images released are nothing new in particular, but we can never quite enjoy them at our own time when actually watching the films, but with the release of these stills w...
Tags: Wallpaper, Illustration, Animation, Anime, Marnie, Poppy Hill, Spirited Away, Ghibli, Princess Kaguya, Ponyo, The Wind Rises, Studio Ghibli Animated Films High Quality Stills, Tales of Earthsea


New Wall Couture Collection from Soicher Marin

Soicher Marin presents the Wall Couture Collection, a curated selection of design-forward wallpapers for the autumn season. The collection is comprised of several unique designs. Brancusi, by artist Susan Hable, is a bold pattern of geometric forms etched in white on a vibrant background, “reflecting the simplicity and elegance of mid-century as well as whimsical floral contemporary ideas.” Alien Relic is similarly daring. Freshly unearthed from the Soicher Marin archives, the ...
Tags: Books, Wallpaper, Walls, Joan Miró, Brancusi, Surfaces, Soicher Marin, Susan Hable, Wall Couture, Wall Couture Collection, Hable


Spruce Up Your Desktop with October’s Desktop Calendar

Hooray for Fall! I’m so excited October is finally here. Normally it would still be hot here in Georgia, but recent hurricanes sent us rainy days and cooler temperatures. I still expect us to top 90° a few more times. Bryan and I celebrate our wedding anniversary this month and it feels like the perfect time of year. Sometimes he takes off work and we spend the day in the north Georgia mountains. I have two simple objectives: good barbecue and a caramel apple. Sometimes we find a fall festival ...
Tags: Wallpaper, Georgia, Homeschooling, Bryan, Milton GA, Desktopcalendar, Dawn Camp, Desktopwallpaper, It All Began in a Garden, Itallbeganinagardenbook, Scottsdale Farms


Tips for hanging a wall mural

For a long time now, I have wanted something on this white wall in my hearth room. I couldn't figure out what until Wallsauce reached out to me about trying out one of their murals. My biggest problem at this point was choosing which one I wanted from the thousands they have available online! I ended up with a design by Steve Read because I loved the style and color story. Cutting around outlets There were just a couple of tricky parts to hanging this mural. First, there were three outlets ...
Tags: Art, Crafts, Wallpaper, Mural, Don, Steve Read, Make, Wall Hanging, Wallsauce


Decorate Your September Desktop with Luscious Lavender!

This month’s desktop calendar features an image taken at the Red Oak Lavender Farm in Dahlonega, GA. where I took the photo for the lavender chapter in my new book It All Began in a Garden. After over 2 1/2 years of working and waiting, this book baby enters the world this Tuesday, September 1! Woo hoo! IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SNAG THE PREORDER BONUSES—three bonus chapters and a chance to win an essential oils kit with diffuser!! (Retailer links and preorder form on the book page.) It All Began in...
Tags: Garden, Wallpaper, Homeschooling, Heart of Marriage, Desktopcalendar, Dawn Camp, Dahlonega Ga, Desktopwallpaper, It All Began in a Garden, Dr Edie Wadsworth


Garden of ‘Eden’: A New Collection by Lindsey Adelman for Calico Wallpaper

We’re longtime admirers of artist and designer Lindsey Adelman, whose sculptural, otherworldly lights grace some of our favorite homes (like this and this), so we were particularly excited to learn that she has created a new wallpaper collection for Calico Wallpaper. Dubbed “Eden,” the designs grew out of the time she spent during her self-imposed residency on Belle-Île, an island off the coast of Brittany, France. Surrounded by so much natural beauty, she and her friend took to foraging every d...
Tags: Books, London, Wallpaper, Brooklyn, Lindsey, Gilda, Rita Hayworth, Matthew Johnson, Brittany France, Floral, Lindsey Adelman, Belle Île, Custhom, Calico Wallpaper, Product Discoveries, Calico Wallpaper Above


How to change the wallpaper on your iPhone or iPad

Apple has put a lot of effort into screen technology, with beautiful wallpapers for the lock and home screens.
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Mobile, Wallpaper, Trends, How-to


Wavēy - free wallpapers for Mac, iPad, and iPhone

Interface designer Hector Simpson designed this set of colorful wallpapers for Macs and iOS devices. He calls it Wavēy.
Tags: Post, News, Wallpaper, Hector Simpson


If Only It Were Scratch & Sniff: August’s Desktop Calendar

Do you ever wish you could just hit the pause button? Maybe that sounds unusual in the middle of a global pandemic, but it’s how I feel lately. Life is spinning by so fast it makes me dizzy. Our youngest son had his high school graduation ceremony Saturday. I’m so proud of him and grateful for the hard work of those who finally were able to make it happen; it wasn’t easy. We’ve become so dazed and confused sometimes it’s hard to snap out of it and do normal things. We’ve got one month with him ...
Tags: Wallpaper, Homeschooling, Justin, Desktopcalendar, Dawn Camp, Desktopwallpaper


How to Get Asus ROG Phone 3's Live Wallpapers for Your Android

Asus’s ROG Phone 3 is a beefy gaming-focused device. Even its wallpapers are designed to animate when you turn on its high-performance “X-Mode.” The intent is to evoke that “extreme gaming” vibe (sometimes to a fault), but the animated wallpapers actually look pretty neat—and thanks to XDA Forums user linuxct, you can…Read more...
Tags: Android, Asus, Wallpaper, Lifehacks


Cool Down with Winter Wallpaper

Manufacturer Wallsauce is banking on the tiresomeness of oppressive summer heat with their Christmas in July peel-and-stick murals. The designs run the gamut from rural scenes to Christmas-in-the City themes. Wallsauce also offers a modern/expressionistic take on the winter wonderland concept. All told, there are over 60 winter and Christmas designs, appealing in equal measure to the young and the young at heart. And the murals are easy to remove without causi...
Tags: Books, Wallpaper, Textiles, Surfaces, Wallsauce, Christmas wallpaper, Peel-and-stick Wallpaper, Winter Wallpaper


Decorate Your July Desktop!

I had the marketing call for my new book It All Began in a Garden last week and I was a little nervous. {You’re going to FLIP over the pre-order bonuses!!} COVID threw life into a tailspin—we all get that—but I imagined I’d done everything all wrong already. (Is this more of an Enneagram 3 thing or does everyone put this much pressure on themselves?)? I grabbed my camera and walked around the yard photographing flowers, and then I grabbed my macro lens and did it all over again. I ne...
Tags: Garden, Wallpaper, Homeschooling, Desktopcalendar, Dawn Camp, Desktopwallpaper, Artificial Intelligence Luminar


How to Add a CarPlay Wallpaper in iOS 14

One of the new features coming in iOS 14 is the ability to customize your car’s CarPlay interface with one of several new wallpapers. If you don’t know, CarPlay lets you control your car’s stereo and other connected smart car accessories with Siri voice commands, and this version of iOS marks the first time users will…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Wallpaper, Siri, Lifehacks, Carplay, Ios 14