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20 Best Resources for Creating Autumn Designs

By Tara Hornor

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‘Tis Autumn at last and time to start designing for the times! This is one of the seasons where you have lots of options. You can stick with the Halloween vibe or go with a harvest tone, but where to begin?

We’ve rounded up a few ideas you can start with from your standard design elements and tools — from backgrounds to brushes and even some CSS color palettes to get your create juices flowing.

Backgrounds

Whether you’re designing for a newsletter or brochures, backgrounds set the stage. Check out some of these clever photos and designs:

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Textures

You can use textures on just about everything: add subtle tone to your typography or dramatically alter your design. Here are a few to get you going:

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Brushes

What’s a good Autumn design without some leaves or trees? Enough said:

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CSS Color Pallettes

Here’s an idea: why not change up the colors on your website to celebrate the season? With a few strokes of your keys, you can change your headers and other elements to match with Autumn colors. Here are a few palletes generated using Adobe’s Kuler tools.

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Tara Hornor has a degree in English and has found her niche writing about marketing, advertising, branding, graphic design, and desktop publishing. She is a Senior Editor for Creative Content Experts, a company that specializes in guest blogging and building backlinks. In addition to her writing career, Tara also enjoys spending time with her husband and two children.

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