palette inspiration: rustic fall |

palette inspiration: rustic fall

Fall is almost officially here and it’s my favourite season.  Mother nature puts on a show in glorious technicolour and we get to come along for the ride.  It will be wet, rainy, cold or snowy soon enough so soak in all the gorgeous rich colours of fall while you can! Feel free to download [...]

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Design is Important

You may, or may not, have seen this stat that came from the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab*: 46.1% of participants surveyed said a website’s design was the number one criterion for discerning the credibility of the presented material. Wow.  That’s a big number.  In other words, 46.1% of people asked said the NUMBER ONE criteria [...]

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Cottage Life Palette |

Palette Inspiration: Cottage Life

Took a little break last week to enjoy some of what summer has to offer in BC’s Okanagan Valley which gave me a ton of inspiration for new palettes.  But, I think this one might be the last “summery” one because I’m itching to get into fall colours! In the meantime, don’t let summer pass [...]

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summer skies palette | fine lime designs

Palette Inspiration – Summer Skies

I’m digging blues right now.  Well, actually, I’m always digging blues.  I love colour but if I was pressed to pick a favourite, it would be blue.  In fact, my friends have nicknamed the blue called Royal in this palette, “Melissa Blue” because if I see it in a shop window, I’m immediately drawn to [...]

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keeping your blog mobile friendly: floating panels | fine lime designs

Keeping it Mobile Friendly: Floating Share Panels

Making sure your blog or website is “mobile friendly” is becoming more and more important as the number of people surfing the web on smartphones and tablets continues to increase. From time to time I’ll be offering short posts on how to keep things mobile friendly for your blog – even if you don’t often [...]

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Candy Shoppe Colour Palette | Fine Lime Designs

Palette Inspiration: Candy Shoppe

I have a weakness for candy and candy stores – so much fun colour and reminders of childhood.   This fun palette makes me think of cotton candy and summer fairs! Feel free to download this palette if you wish to use the colours in your own projects or add it to your design resources [...]

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