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100 Amazing Free WordPress Themes for 2009

In January last year (2008), we put together a list of 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes, over a year has passed and WordPress development has progressed very fast and gained even more in popularity. We felt it was the right time to put together an updated post and offer our readers the best free themes that WordPress can offer.

High quality free WordPress Themes have become harder and harder to find in the past year, with the influx of premium themes, more and more designers and developers are selling themes (and rightly so, they do amazing work). But, that aside, the quality is certainly there, and we are sure you will be impressed with this WordPress theme compilation for 2009.

Blog & Portfolio Themes Link

One Room1 [Demo2]

Free WordPress themes3

Elegant Grunge4 [Demo5]

Free WordPress themes6

Fusion7 [Demo8]

Free WordPress themes9

Matalag [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Typebased10 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes11

Irresistible12 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes13

BlogTheme14 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes15

Colourise16 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes17

Cellar Heat18 [Demo19]

Free WordPress themes20

Pixeled [Demo21]

Free WordPress themes

Outdoorsy [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Vector Flower22 [Demo23]

Free WordPress themes24

Magaling [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

WildDreams25 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes26

WPESP27 [Demo28]

Free WordPress themes29

Portfolio Press30 [Demo31]

Free WordPress themes32

Black Pearl33 [Demo34]

Free WordPress themes35

Masinop [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

WP CODA36 [Demo37]

Free WordPress themes38

Google Chrome39 [Demo40]

Free WordPress themes41

miniBlog42 [Demo43]

Free WordPress themes44

Absynthe [Demo45]

Free WordPress themes

BlueDiamond46 [Demo47]

Free WordPress themes48

BlackPower49 [Demo50]

Free WordPress themes51

Old School [Demo52]

Free WordPress themes

Nami

Free WordPress themes

Freemium53 [Demo54]

Free WordPress themes55

Fholio [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Versatility Lite56 [Demo57]

Free WordPress themes58

Curious59 [Demo60]

Free WordPress themes61

Sketchy62 [Demo63]

Free WordPress themes64

Sanddollar65 [Demo66]

Free WordPress themes67

Typogriph68 [Demo69]

Free WordPress themes70

Coffee Desk71 [Demo72]

Free WordPress themes73

Andrea 0.3 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Magazine & Corporate Themes Link

Skyye News [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Meta-Morphosis74 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes75

TheLatest76 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes77

Scarlett78 [Demo79]

Free WordPress themes80

TurnOut Mag81 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes82

MegaNews83 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes84

SchemerMag85 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes86

TransGravita87 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes88

Chara89 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes90

Marcelle91 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes92

Red Accent93 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes94

Parchment95 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes96

ThemePod97 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes98

The Pinnacle99 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes100

MMOZINE101 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes102

Gamezine [Demo103]

Free WordPress themes

Milano [Demo104]

Free WordPress themes

Zinmag Tribune [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

IsoTherm News105 [Demo106]

Free WordPress themes107

CorporateMag [Demo108]

Free WordPress themes

CryBook [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

PhotoMadness109 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes110

Snapshot111 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes112

AutoFocus113 [Demo114]

Free WordPress themes115

Futurosity Aperio Prototype116 [Demo117]

Free WordPress themes118

Linquist [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Fotofolio119 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes120

Viewport [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Folio Elements [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

iQ2121 [Demo122]

Free WordPress themes123

F8 Lite124 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes125

The Unstandard WP 2.7126 [Demo127]

Free WordPress themes128

Minimal & Clean Themes Link

MagZine129 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes130

Equilibrium131 [Demo132]

Free WordPress themes133

Fontella [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Minimo [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Oulipo [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Manifest [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Modern Clix [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Sharpfolio134 [Demo135]

Free WordPress themes136

Sator-ii137 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes138

Undedicated [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Clean Home [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Sans-serif Racer139 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes140

Lead

Free WordPress themes

Grid Focus 2.7141 [Demo142]

Free WordPress themes143

Cardeo [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Gigantic [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Smashing Magazine Themes Link

Imprezz144 [Demo145]

Free WordPress themes146

Compositio147 [Demo148]

Free WordPress themes149

Vintage and Blues150 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes151

ASCII One152 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes153

Black Magic154 [Demo155]

Free WordPress themes156

Color Paper157 [Demo158]

Free WordPress themes159

Cellar Heat160 [Demo161]

Free WordPress themes162

Simply Ornate163 [Demo164]

Free WordPress themes165

Agregado [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Notepad Chaos [Demo166]

Free WordPress themes

WordPress Fun167 [Demo168]

Free WordPress themes169

Magazeen170 [Demo171]

Free WordPress themes172

Gallery173 [Demo174]

Free WordPress themes175

Infinity176 [Demo177]

Free WordPress themes178

Something different… Link

Changing Room179 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes180

UnderCon [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Crafty Cart181 [Demo182]

Free WordPress themes183

WP-Dashboard Like [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

City Dreams

Free WordPress themes

HELLBISCUIT184 [Demo185]

Free WordPress themes186

Footnotes Link

  1. 1 http://web-kreation.com/index.php/wordpress/oneroom-another-free-wordpress-theme-by-web-kreation/
  2. 2 http://web-kreation.com/demos/oneroom
  3. 3 http://web-kreation.com/index.php/wordpress/oneroom-another-free-wordpress-theme-by-web-kreation/
  4. 4 http://michael.tyson.id.au/wordpress/themes/elegant-grunge/
  5. 5 http://michael.tyson.id.au/wordpress/themes/elegant-grunge/
  6. 6 http://michael.tyson.id.au/wordpress/themes/elegant-grunge/
  7. 7 http://digitalnature.ro/projects/fusion/
  8. 8 http://dev.digitalnature.ro/fusion/wordpress/
  9. 9 http://digitalnature.ro/projects/fusion/
  10. 10 http://www.woothemes.com/2008/11/typebased/
  11. 11 http://www.woothemes.com/2008/11/typebased/
  12. 12 http://www.woothemes.com/2009/02/irresistible/
  13. 13 http://www.woothemes.com/2009/02/irresistible/
  14. 14 http://www.woothemes.com/2008/11/blogtheme/
  15. 15 http://www.woothemes.com/2008/11/blogtheme/
  16. 16 http://www.themelab.com/2008/04/01/colourise-free-wordpress-theme-38/
  17. 17 http://www.themelab.com/2008/04/01/colourise-free-wordpress-theme-38/
  18. 18 http://www.cellarheat.com/?page_id=24
  19. 19 http://www.cellarheat.com/images/cellar-heat-light-screen.jpg
  20. 20 http://www.cellarheat.com/?page_id=24
  21. 21 http://wp-themes.com/pixeled/
  22. 22 http://www.ezwpthemes.com/templates/vector-flower.html
  23. 23 http://www.ezwpthemes.com/examples/?wptheme=Vector%20Flower&cat=120
  24. 24 http://www.ezwpthemes.com/templates/vector-flower.html
  25. 25 http://www.productivedreams.com/wilddreams-another-free-wordpress-theme/
  26. 26 http://www.productivedreams.com/wilddreams-another-free-wordpress-theme/
  27. 27 http://wpesp.com/portfolio/
  28. 28 http://demo.wpesp.com/portfolio/
  29. 29 http://wpesp.com/portfolio/
  30. 30 http://www.blogohblog.com/wordpress-theme-portfolio-press/
  31. 31 http://wpthemes.blogohblog.net/index.php?wptheme=Portfolio+Press
  32. 32 http://www.blogohblog.com/wordpress-theme-portfolio-press/
  33. 33 http://www.ezwpthemes.com/templates/black-pearl.html
  34. 34 http://www.ezwpthemes.com/examples/?wptheme=Black%20Pearl&cat=19
  35. 35 http://www.ezwpthemes.com/templates/black-pearl.html
  36. 36 http://wordpress.bustatheme.com/coda/
  37. 37 http://wordpress.bustatheme.com/coda/
  38. 38 http://wordpress.bustatheme.com/coda/
  39. 39 http://ericulous.com/2008/09/09/wp-theme-google-chrome/
  40. 40 http://ericulous.com/demo/index.php?wptheme=GoogleChrome
  41. 41 http://ericulous.com/2008/09/09/wp-theme-google-chrome/
  42. 42 http://forthelose.org/themes/miniblog/miniblog-a-premium-wordpress-theme/
  43. 43 http://forthelose.org/themes/miniblog/miniblog-a-premium-wordpress-theme/
  44. 44 http://forthelose.org/themes/miniblog/miniblog-a-premium-wordpress-theme/
  45. 45 http://www.chris-wallace.com/?theme=Absynthe
  46. 46 http://www.skinpress.com/bluediamond-wp-theme/
  47. 47 http://www.skinpress.com/demo/index.php?wptheme=BlueDiamond
  48. 48 http://www.skinpress.com/bluediamond-wp-theme/
  49. 49 http://www.skinpress.com/blackpower-theme/
  50. 50 http://www.skinpress.com/demo/index.php?wptheme=BlackPower
  51. 51 http://www.skinpress.com/blackpower-theme/
  52. 52 http://themehybrid.com/demo/old-school
  53. 53 http://freebiesdock.com/freemium-wordpress-theme/
  54. 54 http://demo.freebiesdock.com/
  55. 55 http://freebiesdock.com/freemium-wordpress-theme/
  56. 56 http://thinkdesignblog.com/free-wordpress-theme-versatility-lite.htm
  57. 57 http://test2.think-four.com/
  58. 58 http://thinkdesignblog.com/free-wordpress-theme-versatility-lite.htm
  59. 59 http://webrevolutionary.com/curious/
  60. 60 http://webrevolutionary.com/curious-demo/
  61. 61 http://webrevolutionary.com/curious/
  62. 62 http://thinkdesignblog.com/free-wordpress-theme-sketchytheme.htm
  63. 63 http://sketchytheme.think-four.com/
  64. 64 http://thinkdesignblog.com/free-wordpress-theme-sketchytheme.htm
  65. 65 http://webrevolutionary.com/sanddollar/
  66. 66 http://webrevolutionary.com/sanddollar-demo/
  67. 67 http://webrevolutionary.com/sanddollar/
  68. 68 http://wp-content-themes.com/typogriph-a-free-fluid-wordpress-27-theme/150
  69. 69 http://www.gavagai.ro/blues/
  70. 70 http://wp-content-themes.com/typogriph-a-free-fluid-wordpress-27-theme/150
  71. 71 http://www.templatelite.com/coffee-desk-free-wordpress-theme/
  72. 72 http://www.templatelite.com/coffee-desk-free-wordpress-theme/
  73. 73 http://wp-content-themes.com/typogriph-a-free-fluid-wordpress-27-theme/150
  74. 74 http://www.woothemes.com/2009/04/meta-morphosis/
  75. 75 http://www.woothemes.com/2009/04/meta-morphosis/
  76. 76 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/18/thelatest-theme/
  77. 77 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/18/thelatest-theme/
  78. 78 http://web2feel.com/scarlett-theme/
  79. 79 http://web2feel.com/scarlett/
  80. 80 http://web2feel.com/scarlett-theme/
  81. 81 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/27/turnout-mag-theme/
  82. 82 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/27/turnout-mag-theme/
  83. 83 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/25/meganews-theme/
  84. 84 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/25/meganews-theme/
  85. 85 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/24/schemermag-theme/
  86. 86 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/24/schemermag-theme/
  87. 87 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/23/transgravita-theme/
  88. 88 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/23/transgravita-theme/
  89. 89 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/22/chara-theme/
  90. 90 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/22/chara-theme/
  91. 91 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/18/marcelle-theme/
  92. 92 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/18/marcelle-theme/
  93. 93 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/11/red-accent-theme/
  94. 94 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/11/red-accent-theme/
  95. 95 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/04/parchment-theme/
  96. 96 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/03/04/parchment-theme/
  97. 97 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/02/24/themepod-for-wordpress/
  98. 98 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/02/24/themepod-for-wordpress/
  99. 99 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/02/12/the-pinnacle-theme/
  100. 100 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/02/12/the-pinnacle-theme/
  101. 101 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/02/09/the-mmozine-theme/
  102. 102 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/02/09/the-mmozine-theme/
  103. 103 http://web2feel.com/gamezine/
  104. 104 http://www.web2feel.com/milano/
  105. 105 http://bizzartic.com/2009/03/29/isotherm-news-magazine-wordpress-theme/
  106. 106 http://bizzartic.com/bizzthemes/isotherm/
  107. 107 http://bizzartic.com/2009/03/29/isotherm-news-magazine-wordpress-theme/
  108. 108 http://wpjunction.com/themes/corporate/
  109. 109 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/02/24/photomadness-theme/
  110. 110 http://www.wpthemedesigner.com/2009/02/24/photomadness-theme/
  111. 111 http://www.woothemes.com/2008/10/snapshot/
  112. 112 http://www.woothemes.com/2008/10/snapshot/
  113. 113 http://allancole.com/wordpress/themes/autofocus/
  114. 114 http://allancole.com/themes/index.php?wptheme=AutoFocus
  115. 115 http://allancole.com/wordpress/themes/autofocus/
  116. 116 http://www.futurosity.com/wordpress-theme-futurosity-aperio-prototype
  117. 117 http://www.futurosity.com/wpthemes/index.php?wptheme=Futurosity+Aperio+Prototype
  118. 118 http://www.futurosity.com/wordpress-theme-futurosity-aperio-prototype
  119. 119 http://pupungbp.erastica.com/wordpress-theme/fotofolio-wordpress-theme-for-your-online-portfolio/
  120. 120 http://pupungbp.erastica.com/wordpress-theme/fotofolio-wordpress-theme-for-your-online-portfolio/
  121. 121 http://www.whoismanu.com/iq2-wordpress-photoblog-theme/
  122. 122 http://www.whoismanu.com/iq2-demo/
  123. 123 http://www.whoismanu.com/iq2-wordpress-photoblog-theme/
  124. 124 http://graphpaperpress.com/2008/06/02/f8-lite-portfolio-theme-for-wordpress/
  125. 125 http://graphpaperpress.com/2008/06/02/f8-lite-portfolio-theme-for-wordpress/
  126. 126 http://5thirtyone.com/the-unstandard
  127. 127 http://theunstandard.5thirtyone.com/
  128. 128 http://5thirtyone.com/the-unstandard
  129. 129 http://pupungbp.erastica.com/wordpress-theme/magzine-magazine-style-free-wordpress-theme/
  130. 130 http://pupungbp.erastica.com/wordpress-theme/magzine-magazine-style-free-wordpress-theme/
  131. 131 http://cssey.com/html/equilibrium-a-simple-clean-magazine-wordpress-theme/
  132. 132 http://equilibrium.madebyon.com/
  133. 133 http://cssey.com/html/equilibrium-a-simple-clean-magazine-wordpress-theme/
  134. 134 http://webrevolutionary.com/sharpfolio/
  135. 135 http://webrevolutionary.com/sharpfolio-demo/
  136. 136 http://webrevolutionary.com/sharpfolio/
  137. 137 http://tr.im/satorii
  138. 138 http://tr.im/satorii
  139. 139 http://konstruktors.com/WordPressTheme/SansserifRacer
  140. 140 http://konstruktors.com/WordPressTheme/SansserifRacer
  141. 141 http://5thirtyone.com/grid-focus
  142. 142 http://demo.5thirtyone.com/
  143. 143 http://5thirtyone.com/grid-focus
  144. 144 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/03/10/download-imprezz-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  145. 145 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/imprezz-wordpress-theme/preview.jpg
  146. 146 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/03/10/download-imprezz-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  147. 147 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/02/18/compositio-clean-beautiful-and-free-wordpress-theme/
  148. 148 http://designdisease.com/preview/compositio
  149. 149 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/02/18/compositio-clean-beautiful-and-free-wordpress-theme/
  150. 150 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/01/28/vintage-and-blues-wordpress-themes/
  151. 151 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/01/28/vintage-and-blues-wordpress-themes/
  152. 152 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/12/02/ascii-one-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  153. 153 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/12/02/ascii-one-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  154. 154 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/11/10/black-magic-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  155. 155 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/black-magic-wordpress-theme/preview.jpg
  156. 156 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/11/10/black-magic-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  157. 157 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/30/color-paper-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  158. 158 http://freethemelayouts.com/blog/index.php?wptheme=Color%20Paper
  159. 159 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/30/color-paper-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  160. 160 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/20/cellar-heat-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  161. 161 http://www.cellarheat.com/
  162. 162 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/20/cellar-heat-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  163. 163 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/01/simply-ornate-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  164. 164 http://honker.evaneckard.com/
  165. 165 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/10/01/simply-ornate-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  166. 166 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/notepad-wordpress-theme/chaos.jpg
  167. 167 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/07/16/wordpress-fun-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  168. 168 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wordpress-theme-fun/wp-fun-large.jpg
  169. 169 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/07/16/wordpress-fun-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  170. 170 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/02/23/magazeen-free-magazine-look-wordpress-theme/
  171. 171 http://demo.wefunction.com/?wptheme=Magazeen
  172. 172 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/02/23/magazeen-free-magazine-look-wordpress-theme/
  173. 173 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/04/download-gallery-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  174. 174 http://mixcss.com/
  175. 175 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/04/download-gallery-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  176. 176 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/08/infinity-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  177. 177 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/infinity-wordpress-theme/preview-large.png
  178. 178 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/08/08/infinity-a-free-wordpress-theme/
  179. 179 http://wordprezzie.com/changing-room/
  180. 180 http://wordprezzie.com/changing-room/
  181. 181 http://www.thekingcart.com/2008/10/02/crafty-cart-free-wordpress-ecommerce-plugin-theme/
  182. 182 http://demo.billionstudio.com/?wptheme=Crafty%20Cart
  183. 183 http://www.thekingcart.com/2008/10/02/crafty-cart-free-wordpress-ecommerce-plugin-theme/
  184. 184 http://www.hellbiscuit.com/?p=86
  185. 185 http://themes.hellbiscuit.com/
  186. 186 http://www.hellbiscuit.com/?p=86
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  1. 1

    Love that “Irresistible” theme. Nice post.

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  2. 2

    Awesome selection of themes, many good one to pick from, Great job on sourcing them :)

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  3. 3

    Wow, thank you a zillion ;)
    It’s neat to have quality free themes gathered in one article…

    Good job, once again !

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    Maynas Eric

    May 18, 2009 1:28 am

    Super collection. Thanks!

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  5. 5

    Simply stunning list!!
    Can’t wait to change mine, but I don’t know which one to choose now..

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    A.B.C. Photography

    May 18, 2009 1:46 am

    Thanks for that! I’ve been planning to change my blog design for a while now, but could not decide on the design, an this has brought me even more headache… Thanks a lot! It’s exactly what I needed ;-)

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  7. 7

    Great article! Just for your information, the link to Speckyboy is not correct…

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  8. 8

    Thanks for that awesome collection!

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  9. 9

    great list!!!!

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  10. 10

    Great collection! Thanks! ;)

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  11. 11

    Simon Harlinghausen

    May 18, 2009 2:16 am

    100 more reasons for SMASHING MAGAZINE.
    Great article.

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  12. 12

    Yay, thanks for being featured! (Linquist)

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  13. 13

    WoW… Nice One.. !

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  14. 14

    Great selection, thanks a lot :)

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  15. 15

    Good selection!

    Two themes are the same (Meta-Morphosis)

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  16. 16

    this is the goods!!!! pure gold. thanks again for all the great design ideas

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    Quakeulf >:3

    May 18, 2009 2:56 am

    Colonthree~! :3

    Some nice reposts, some nice ones I haven’t seen, but sadly a lot of mediocre… Colourise is still beautiful, though. :’3

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  18. 18

    Cool list as always, we will get inspiration from them, but I can ask why you do the same for blogger, I mean a list of great blogger templates.

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  19. 19

    Sweet, Thanks guys! :)

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  20. 20

    amazing selection ! very nice for inspiration… ;)

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