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Fun (and free!) Fall Phone Wallpapers

Fun (and free!) Fall Phone Wallpapers

I’m not even afraid to admit that I have what’s probably a slightly ridiculous amount of excitement about today’s post & what’s inside it! Nope. Not even a little bit afraid because today’s post is all for fun. That’s it! I’ve been dying to partner with Rhian Awni, an incredibly talented artist whose style and illustrations I fell in love with when I stumbled upon her work last year, and I’m so thrilled to say that today’s the day! Using Rhian’s playful, vintage-inspired Fall watercolor illustrations, I designed some really fun cell phone wallpapers/backgrounds in a Fall-perfect color palette just for you guys to download and dress your tech with. And I’m hoping you’ll love them as much as I do!

Not only have I been dying to collaborate with Rhian in some capacity for so long now, I’ve also been dying to create something just for you guys that you could have fun with and that would just plain make ya feel good every time you look down at your phone… the 765849 times you do that throughout the day… especially after you read that passive aggressive “Per my previous email” note from your favorite condescending coworker. If you haven’t dabbled in putting a custom wallpaper on your phone just yet trust me when I say that it’s an instant life upgrade! It’s the little things, guys. The little things! If we have to carry these tiny computers around with us everywhere and stare at them all the time, shouldn’t we at least have a little fun with it? Yes, yes we should. Get on board!

These particular wallpapers were designed to help you properly dive into the season we all love so much, so naturally pumpkins, caramel apples, Fall leaves, and my personal favorite, pumpkin pie had to be included. Rhian is a genius with color, in my humble opinion and there’s just something so playful and perfectly retro about her illustrations and the way she uses color, which makes my heart so happy when I see them. Just try not to smile when you look at her website… I dare you!

And BONUS, if you’re as in love with Rhian’s adorable illustrations as I am, you’ll be happy to know that you can commission her to create custom illustrations for you of all kinds! How amazing is that? Wedding invitations, Save the Dates, branding and logos, family portraits, pet portraits (Hamlet so needs this), book covers, and so much more. If you can dream it, she can illustrate it. She’s that good. If you’re reading this thinking, “Yes, please!” just email her at Reani.art@gmail.com and she’ll make your dreams come true! And if you’re not already, make sure you follow her on Instagram to see what she’s working on -- the inspiration in her feed is endless!

If you’re on your iPhone, to download the one you love just press, hold and save the image! If you’re on your desktop, just click the one you love and the file will instantly download. No fuss! And make sure you leave a comment below and tell us which one is your favorite so we can make more of the kind of designs you love next time -- and because we’re dying to know if you’re a pumpkin, leaf, pumpkin pie, or caramel apple kinda person. We need to know your Fall vibe! Happy wallpapering!

***Be kind to the design community who so generously allows us to enjoy their creations and note that these designs are for personal use only and not available for any commercial purposes. All copyright of these images is retained by Rhian Awni.

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