Tumblr has become quite an attraction. Some say that soon there may be more people googling the word “Tumblr” than the word “blog.” The very language of content creation and curation has changed direction thanks to the tremendous growth of Tumblr.
Whether you’re just now getting started on the platform or only looking to give your site a fresh new look, these 12 free themes show off what Tumblr’s design community is about.
You can splash some color over your header with this modern design. The hint of paper texture does wonders underneath your content.
2. Block Digital
This theme is thick black lines on white that boldifys anything you like.
3. Boston Polaroid
If you have some hi-res photos to show off, this theme will hang your masterpieces on a nice wide canvas.
4. Color Shades
If you want to use a canvas that’s not just a white space, try this fun scroller. It will allow you to pick a color palette from an interesting widget that floats.
5. iPad Interface
Your readers will get an interactive experience using this unique theme that works with a touchscreen menu.
If you are looking for something classic with a scroll that makes your profile top of mind, stark and solid, this theme will be your choice.
This gives you the grid look, thanks in part to the rise in interest of Pinterest. The theme’s raised tiles make it classy in small formation.
8. The Stitch
Somewhat unorthodox but quite creative, this theme is chock full of fabric textures and will reveal your content in a sliding accordion menu.
9. Castles in the Snow
Here’s another grid theme, mixing bold lines and diagonal textures keeping your posts popping on the page.
There’s a little too much empty space at the top, but this theme keeps plenty of air around your posts. Drop shadows onto a cool grey background and a pop of color to your title, and the package is complete.
11. They’ve Gone Plaid
Why not chunky text on a subtle plaid background? Of course, and it’s customizable with plaid colors?
Just like a blog, but in 3 dimensions. You will need to preview this theme to see what we’re talking about.
Using gentle textures, nice modern lines, and even some very creative content displays, one or more of these themes may be the KEY to making the best uses of Tumblr to increase the look and value of your blog.