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Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: February 2012

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We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration. As a matter of fact, we’ve discovered the best one — desktop wallpapers that are a little more distinctive than the usual crowd. This creativity mission has been going on for over two years now, and we are very thankful to all designers who have contributed and are still diligently contributing each month.

We continue to nourish you with a monthly spoon of inspiration. This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for February 2012. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Colored Edge Link

"For February, the month of spring, love and 29 days." Designed by Rahul.s from India.

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Hungry Owl Link

"February, just one more cold month.. :)." Designed by Katerina Bobkova from Ukraine.

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Hot Drinks Link

"Which drink will you choose to make you feel better during the cold season?" Designed by Agathe Altwegg from France.

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Bold Link

Designed by Elisabetta Borseti from Italy.

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February Prison Break Link

"We suggest – do not mess with February." Designed by Marek Guziсski From Rio Creativo from Poland.

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All You Need Is Love Link

"Love is all you need." Designed by Kaspars Dedzis from Latvia.

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February Splashes Link

Designed by Roland Szabу from Hungary.

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Penguin Hockey Link

"No coward plays hockey!" Designed by Cheloveche.ru from Russia.

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Mr. & Ms. Nice Link

Designed by Diana Morgado from Portugal.

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Jealous Much? Link

"Calendar for February 2012." Designed by Annabelle Bay from USA.

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Heartbroken Link

"Illustrated wallpaper for february on the theme of heartbreak.1920 x 1200." Designed by Danae Botha from South Africa.

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The Shortest Month Link

Designed by Forsaken from France.

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Kids And Dragon Link

"My drawings are mostly black-and-white and the year of the Black Dragon inspired me to start drawing another picture. Let the Dragon this year be friendly and playful ;)." Designed by Jelena Tљekulajeva from Estonia.

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Heart On A String Link

"For hopeless romantics that let others play with their heart." Designed by Jacob Giesler from USA.

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A Shadow’s Chance Link

"A nod at Groundhog Day! The artwork provided with a calendar has a winter color, because the groundhog sees his shadow which means six more weeks of winter. And the other (Green) has no calendar and no shadow which denotes anearly spring." Designed by Joseph Brooks from United States.

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Be Mine Link

"A cutsie calendar theme." Designed by Sandi | Pop Up Factory.com from Toronto, ON, Canada.

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It’s The Love Signal Link

"Let’s beam our love to the universe!" Designed by Lew Su-ann from Brunei Darussalam.

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Winter Church Link

Designed by Pietje Precies from The Netherlands.

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Lock Your Love Link

"February is the month of couples and love, so if you do have that one special person in your life! Then this would be the prefect month to show how much you love her or him :)." Designed by Rihards Gromuls from Latvia.

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Cyclops Encounter Link

"I am a big fan of the Odyssey. Cyclopses are awesome." Designed by Glorm from Canada.

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Gloomy Light Link

"Sometimes we ever feel’s like useless, moody, gloomy, that’s so sadly. Maybe it just like an old gloomy paper effect on my calendar template. But, we can change it with give it colors, this year our life will be not far from heaviness like our years before, just bright it up and make a colors in your moody days!" Designed by Dwi Prastika from Indonesia.

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Chillout Link

"Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, where you will not be online…" Designed by Chilid Interactive Agency from Poland.

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All You Need Is Love Link

"The Beatles said it best! Love is all you need." Designed by Allison Brown from Canada.

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Fight For You Link

"This valentine we should fight for the ones we love." Designed by Tonie Tannous from Lebanon.

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Ice Melted Link

"Ice melted is coming back soon." Designed by Yank from France.

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Load Time Link

"What Scott Adams means about load time." Designed by Fredrik Jensen from Norway.

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Love Is In The Air Link

Designed by Andreas Sofantzis from Greece.

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Join In Next Month! Link

Please note that we respect and carefully consider the ideas and motivation behind each and every artist’s work. This is why we give all artists the full freedom to explore their creativity and express emotions and experience throughout their works. This is also why the themes of the wallpapers weren’t anyhow influenced by us, but rather designed from scratch by the artists themselves.

A big thank you to all designers for their participation. Join in next month!

What’s Your Favourite? Link

What’s your favorite theme or wallpaper for this month? Please let us know in the comment section below! We are looking forward to your submissions next month!

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  1. 1

    “Load Time”……if I didn’t love the web, I would actually find that statement disheartening. It’s so true though.

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  2. 2

    All you need is Love and SmashMag :)
    Woooohuuuuu… Great walls…

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    All You Need Is Love, Penguin Hockey, and Heartbroken are my favorites! :D

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    Scott Adams should stop using IE.

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  5. 5

    Very wonderful.

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    My favorite “Be Mine”

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    Nice choices, well illustrated, especially Hungry Owl, Heartbroken, and Shadow’s Chance; Load Time is apropos, and I like Colored Edge.

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    I LUV Chilid’s one! Children left unattended will be sold to the circus! Rox!

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    I liked heart on a string and ice melted only… out of the rest.

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    As always a wonderful collection of talent. I really like Heartbroken, Be Mine, Hearts on a String, and Winter Church. Of course I always love Cheloveche.ru’s artwork.

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    Not to knock free stuff, but “Kids and Dragon” has a typo. (Unless it’s an allusion to something.) Vebruary?

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    My favorite is “The Shortest Month.” Loving the fellow redhead ;)

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  13. 13

    Ok, so how many did you have to reject becuase they didn’t include February 29?

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    I like “Kids and Dragon”. Are there dragons in Estonia?

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  15. 15

    I loved the owl!!
    I put it on my wallpaper in the new month!!

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    “Be Mine” takes it hands down. I love the Simplicity behind it. It is very symbolic, clean and touching! Love to see more of that caliber!

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    Winter Church is my pick for this month.

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    “A Shadow’s Chance” this one is really good !!!

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    “Colored Edge”, the first one, is so great. Thanks for that submission!

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    Honestly, that can be the best SM wallpapers ever. Love works ;)

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    Wow! Really nice collection this month! :)
    Rahul, you just made my February warmer with your beautiful and colorful wallpaper! It even makes me want to work more! :)
    Thanks a lot!

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    Hell no, it’s all wrong. I used to think in such a way too, but then I’ve checked on hahaped – it appears that everything is different…

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    Nice collection.I love Penguin Hockey.

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    First of all: I look forward to changing my wallpaper every month, thanks to you guys. As for my favorite this month: overall, I was partial to calendars that placed a heart on the 14th. Having narrowed it down to that point, I chose the heart on a string. Love the richness of the background color and the whimsical drawing style. Also want to give a shout out to the groundhog one. If I wasn’t in such a romantic mood, I would have gone that route. Thanks so much for this feature!!

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    I like these

    A Shadow’s Chance

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    Yay! I LOVE that dragon. And I love all the LOVE this month! Thank you, creative creatures, you add colour to my world. Still scorching hot for us in sunny SA in Feb too. Life’s grand =)

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    I was hesitant between Penguin Hockey and Heartbroken since I like both, but as a hockey fan I had to go with the first of the two. Thanks to all the designers for submitting these!

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    Be Mine, definitely!! Simple yet elegant, perfect colours for the month… (Who wants to think of COLD dreary stuff?)
    Love the tree! well done!!

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    my favorite is “all you need is love” !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! thank you!!!

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    I love ‘Winter Church’ ‘Load Time’ and ‘Colored Edge’ the best this month :)

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