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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 Chrome [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

miniBlog39 [Demo40]

Free WordPress themes41

Absynthe [Demo42]

Free WordPress themes

BlueDiamond43 [Demo44]

Free WordPress themes45

BlackPower46 [Demo47]

Free WordPress themes48

Old School [Demo49]

Free WordPress themes

Nami

Free WordPress themes

Freemium50 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes51

Fholio [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Versatility Lite52 [Demo53]

Free WordPress themes54

Curious55 [Demo56]

Free WordPress themes57

Sketchy58 [Demo59]

Free WordPress themes60

Sanddollar61 [Demo62]

Free WordPress themes63

Typogriph64 [Demo65]

Free WordPress themes66

Coffee Desk67 [Demo68]

Free WordPress themes69

Andrea 0.3 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Magazine & Corporate Themes Link

Skyye News [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Meta-Morphosis70 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes71

TheLatest72 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes73

Scarlett74 [Demo75]

Free WordPress themes76

TurnOut Mag77 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes78

MegaNews79 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes80

SchemerMag81 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes82

TransGravita83 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes84

Chara85 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes86

Marcelle87 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes88

Red Accent89 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes90

Parchment91 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes92

ThemePod93 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes94

The Pinnacle95 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes96

MMOZINE97 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes98

Gamezine [Demo99]

Free WordPress themes

Milano [Demo100]

Free WordPress themes

Zinmag Tribune [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

IsoTherm News101 [Demo102]

Free WordPress themes103

CorporateMag [Demo104]

Free WordPress themes

CryBook [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

PhotoMadness105 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes106

Snapshot107 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes108

AutoFocus109 [Demo110]

Free WordPress themes111

Futurosity Aperio Prototype112 [Demo113]

Free WordPress themes114

Linquist [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Fotofolio115 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes116

Viewport [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Folio Elements [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

iQ2 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

F8 Lite117 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes118

The Unstandard WP 2.7119 [Demo120]

Free WordPress themes121

Minimal & Clean Themes Link

MagZine122 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes123

Equilibrium124 [Demo125]

Free WordPress themes126

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

Sharpfolio127 [Demo128]

Free WordPress themes129

Sator-ii130 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes131

Undedicated [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Clean Home [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Sans-serif Racer132 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes133

Lead

Free WordPress themes

Grid Focus 2.7134 [Demo135]

Free WordPress themes136

Cardeo [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Gigantic [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Smashing Magazine Themes Link

Imprezz137 [Demo138]

Free WordPress themes139

Compositio140 [Demo141]

Free WordPress themes142

Vintage and Blues143 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes144

ASCII One145 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes146

Black Magic147 [Demo148]

Free WordPress themes149

Color Paper150 [Demo151]

Free WordPress themes152

Cellar Heat153 [Demo154]

Free WordPress themes155

Simply Ornate156 [Demo157]

Free WordPress themes158

Agregado [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Notepad Chaos [Demo159]

Free WordPress themes

WordPress Fun160 [Demo161]

Free WordPress themes162

Magazeen163 [Demo164]

Free WordPress themes165

Gallery166 [Demo167]

Free WordPress themes168

Infinity169 [Demo170]

Free WordPress themes171

Something different… Link

Changing Room172 [Demo]

Free WordPress themes173

UnderCon [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

Crafty Cart174 [Demo175]

Free WordPress themes176

WP-Dashboard Like [Demo]

Free WordPress themes

City Dreams

Free WordPress themes

HELLBISCUIT177 [Demo178]

Free WordPress themes179

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

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Paul Andrew is a freelance Web designer. He is chief admin for Speckyboy - Design Magazine, a Web design, Web development and graphic design resource blog.

  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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  4. 4

    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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