Embrace The Possibilities (March 2020 Wallpapers)

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Do you need a little inspiration boost? Well, then our new batch of wallpapers is for you. Designed by artists and designers from across the globe, they come in versions with and without a calendar for March 2020.

March is here! With the days getting noticeably longer in the northern hemisphere, the sun coming out, and the flowers blooming, we are fueled with fresh energy. And even if spring is far away in your part of the world, you might feel that 2020 has gained full speed by now — the perfect opportunity to bring all those plans you made and ideas you’re carrying around to life!

To cater for some extra inspiration this March, artists and designers from across the globe once again challenged their creative skills and designed wallpapers for your desktop and mobile screens. They come in versions with and without a calendar for March 2020 and can be downloaded for free.

We embarked on this monthly wallpapers journey more than nine years ago and we’re very thankful for everyone who submits their artworks to it each month anew. To shine a light on some of the beautiful, unique, but almost forgotten designs from the past, we also compiled some timeless March favorites at the end of this post. Maybe one of your favorites is in there, too? Enjoy!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • 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 through 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.

Submit your wallpaper

Did you know that you could get featured in one of our upcoming wallpapers posts, too? We are always looking for creative talent, so if you have an idea for a wallpaper design, please don’t hesitate to submit it. Join in! →

International Earth Day

“There’s never been a more important time to take the time to appreciate the planet we live on. We only have one home and we need to take care of it. Celebrate it on the 22nd of March.” — Designed by Ever Increasing Circles from the United Kingdom.

International Earth Day
## Hello March

“My inspiration for the month of March was the celebration of Saint Patrick. I tried to create a clean wallpaper with relaxing colors to not disturb the eyes of those who use this wallpaper. The predominance of green, yellow and blue tones beyond Saint Patrick’s Day can also be associated with the beginning of spring.” — Designed by Gonçalo Mota from Portugal.

Hello March
## Floating March

“In the month of March the weather starts to improve and landscapes become more beautiful so I decided to represent this with a beautiful floating island.” — Designed by Simão Cerqueira from Portugal.

Floating March
## Ages Ahead On Mars

“Some years later this can happen. You might be able to celebrate your honeymoon on Mars.” — Designed by Themesvillage from London.

Ages Ahead On Mars
## Be Different. Be Kind. Be Cool.

“March 21 is World Down Syndrome Day, so to bring awareness I chose to make a WDSD calendar wallpaper. World Down Syndrome Day is March 21st because in number form, it is 3/21. People are typically born with a pair of each chromosome; Down syndrome occurs when a person is born with three copies of the 21st chromosome. The acceptance of Down syndrome has come such a long way in a short period of time and I am keeping the trend going. There are socks on March 21st because WDSD is celebrated in one way by wearing colorful, crazy, mismatched, whatever socks that draw attention. This is a way of celebrating because socks kind of resemble chromosomes and the underlying message is that it is okay to be different! It is acceptable to be different. People with Down syndrome have different abilities, not disabilities.” — Designed by Tiffany McGinnis from Florida, USA.

Be Different. Be Kind. Be Cool.
## Glass Ceiling

“International Women’s Day stands for more than colorful bouquets and shiny jewelry. It’s a force of change, the movement that calls for equality in rights and possibilities for all women worldwide. That’s why we mark this day by evoking the infamous ‘glass ceiling’ — a metaphor that represents an invisible barrier from advancing toward the top, especially in the workforce. Let’s work towards breaking the glass together.” — Designed by PopArt Studio from Serbia.

Glass Ceiling
## Never Leave Home Without Your Umbrella

“I thought it would be cute to feature holographic umbrellas in a rain-like pattern. I love patterned wallpapers, but I wanted to do something a little fun and fresh with a pattern that reminded me of rain and light bouncing off an umbrella!” — Designed by Bailey Zaputil from the United States.

Never Leave Home Without Your Umbrella
## Spring Fast Food

Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Sweden.

Spring Fast Food
## Abstract Light Composition

“I was simply inspired by the illuminated skyline of the city of Frankfurt and created this abstract light compisition. The cold blue color represents the possibility that the weather in March can still get very cold.” — Designed by Boris Mayer from Germany.

Abstract Light Composition
## Women Earth

“These are two important pillars of the month of March that we should give more value to: women and the planet.” — Designed by Joana Vicente from Portugal.

Women Earth
## Oldies But Goodies

Be it St. Patrick’s Day, a favorite song, or a quote — looking back, a lot of things have inspired the community to design a wallpaper for March in the past few years. Here are some almost forgotten favorites. Enjoy! (Please note that these designs don’t come with a calendar.)

Bunny O’Hare

“When I think of March, I immediately think of St. Patrick’s Day and my Irish heritage… and then my head fills with pub music! I had fun putting a twist on this month’s calendar starring my pet rabbit. Erin go Braugh.” — Designed by Heather Ozee from the United States.

Bunny O’Hare
### Queen Bee

“Spring is coming! Birds are singing, flowers are blooming, bees are flying… Enjoy this month!” — Designed by Melissa Bogemans from Belgium.

Queen Bee
### Let’s Get Outside!

Designed by Lívia Lénárt from Hungary.

Let’s Get Outside!
### Ballet

“A day, even a whole month, isn’t enough to show how much a woman should be appreciated. Dear ladies, any day or month are yours if you decide so.” — Designed by Ana Masnikosa from Belgrade, Serbia.

### Starman

“We wanted to pay homage to Starman who entered the Earth’s orbit. We truly hope to see it on Mars some day, so we made this graphic to visualize what it would be like up there.” — Designed by PopArt Studio from Serbia.

### Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

“March the 2nd marks the birthday of the most creative and extraordinary author ever, Dr. Seuss! I have included an inspirational quote about learning to encourage everyone to continue learning new things every day.” — Designed by Safia Begum from the United Kingdom.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!
### Supremacy

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

### Spring Is Coming!

“Spring is the best part of the year! Nature breaking free and spring awakening is symbolic of our awakening.” — Designed by Silvia Bukovac from Croatia.

Spring Is Coming!
### Waters Of March

“When I think about March, a rhythm starts in my mind… sounds like a bossa nova song… Oh yes! it’s ‘Águas de Março’ by Antônio Carlos Jobim. My design for this month is dedicated to this beautiful song and, of course, the 22nd of March is the International Day of Water.” — Designed by Mavi Zanirato from Italy.

Waters Of March
### Questions

“Doodles are slowly becoming my trademark, so I just had to use them to express this phrase I’m fond of recently. A bit enigmatic, philosophical. Inspiring, isn’t it?” — Designed by Marta Paderewska from Poland.

### Fresh Lemons

Designed by Nathalie Ouederni from France.

Fresh lemons
### Chinese Girl

Designed by Hushlenko Antonina from Ukraine.

Chinese Girl
### Time To Wake Up

“Rays of sunlight had cracked into the bear’s cave. He slowly opened one eye and caught a glimpse of nature in blossom. Is it spring already? Oh, but he is so sleepy. He doesn’t want to wake up, not just yet. So he continues dreaming about those sweet sluggish days while everything around him is blooming.” — Designed by PopArt Studio from Serbia.

Time To Wake Up
### Lego Land

“Inspired by the Lego Movie!” — Designed by Marcus White from the United States.

Lego Land
### Waiting For Spring

“As days are getting longer again and the first few flowers start to bloom, we are all waiting for Spring to finally arrive.” — Designed by Naioo from Germany.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 12
### Keep Running Up That Hill

“Keep working towards that new year’s resolution! Be it getting a promotion, learning a skill, or getting fit, whatever it is — keep running!” — Designed by Andy Patrick from Canada.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 12
### Tender Birds

“I live in a small town with big ironworks and I wanted to create something fresh and tender, colorful and light, to feel a little bit happier.” — Designed by Jane Lane from Russia.

Tender Birds
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