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Sparks Of Inspiration To Welcome The New 12 months (January 2021 Wallpapers Version) — Smashing Journal

What higher manner might there be to begin the brand new 12 months than with some recent inspiration? Our assortment of wallpapers for January 2021 is certain to place a smile in your face — and possibly spark new concepts, too.

Perhaps you’ve already began into 2021 as you’re studying this, possibly you’re nonetheless ready for the countdown to start. Both manner, it’s by no means too late or too early for some New 12 months’s inspiration!

For this wallpapers submit, artists and designers from throughout the globe as soon as once more put their artistic abilities to the check and designed lovely and distinctive wallpapers to welcome January 2021. All of them include a calendar, and, in case you need to stick together with your favourite even after January has ended, we’ve bought you coated with non-calendar variations of every design, too. An enormous thank-you to everybody who created a wallpaper and shared it with us this time round — you’re actually smashing!

On the finish of this submit, there’s additionally a bit of bonus goodie ready for you: a hand-picked choice of January treasures that we rediscovered deep down in our wallpaper archives. Have a contented and wholesome 2021!

  • All pictures could be clicked on and result in the preview of the wallpaper,
  • We respect and thoroughly take into account the concepts and motivation behind every artist’s work. Because of this we give all artists the full freedom to discover their creativity and specific feelings and expertise by way of their works. That is additionally why the themes of the wallpapers weren’t anyhow influenced by us however fairly designed from scratch by the artists themselves.

Prepared for New Adventures

“2020 was a bumpy trip, however we aren’t to be disheartened. We’re coming into 2021 with enthusiasm, optimism, vigor, and bravado to face all challenges that come our manner, effortlessly glide by way of all difficulties, and leap over any hurdles that stand between us and our targets.”
— Designed by PopArt Studio from Novi Unhappy, Serbia.

Ready for New Adventures

Stars In A Bottle

“Hoping for a greater 12 months in 2021, we created this heat wallpaper to get you into the Holidays temper. We all know it’s been a tough 12 months for everybody, and we now have excessive hopes for the long run. Till then, let’s benefit from the winter holidays at residence!”
— Designed by Ovidiu Pall from France.

Stars In A Bottle

Unfold The Love On-line

Designed by Ricardo Gimenes from Sweden.

Spread The Love Online

Oldies However Goodies

What impressed the group to design a New 12 months’s wallpaper in previous years? Be part of us on a stroll down reminiscence lane, and possibly you’ll spot one among your favorites among the many oldies, too. (Please word that these wallpapers don’t include a calendar.)

Begin Someplace

“If we wait till we’re prepared, we’ll be ready for the remainder of our lives. Begin right now — someplace, anyplace.”
— Designed by Shawna Armstrong from america.

Start Somewhere

Open The Doorways Of The New 12 months

“January is the primary month of the 12 months and normally the coldest winter month within the Northern hemisphere. The title of the month of January comes from ‘ianua’, the Latin phrase for door, so this month denotes the door to the brand new 12 months and a brand new starting. Let’s open the doorways of the brand new 12 months collectively and hope it is going to be the most effective up to now!”
— Designed by PopArt Studio from Serbia.

Open the Doors of the New Year

Winter Leaves

Designed by Nathalie Ouederni from France.

Winter Leaves

A New Begin

“The brand new 12 months brings hope, festivity, heaps and plenty of resolutions, and lots of extra targets that have to be achieved. This wallpaper is predicated on the concept of ‘A New Begin’.” — Designed by Rattling Good from India.

A New Start

Joyful Sizzling Tea Month

“You wake me as much as a phenomenal day; elevate my spirit once I’m feeling blue. After I’m residence you relieve me of the lengthy day’s stress. You assist me have time with my family members; give me firm once I’m on their lonesome. You’re none apart from my favorite cup of scorching tea.”
— Designed by Acodez IT Options from India.

Happy Hot Tea Month!

A New Starting

“I wished to do a lettering-based wallpaper as a result of I like lettering. I selected January as a result of for lots of people the brand new 12 months is perceived as a brand new starting and I want to make them really feel as optimistic about it as doable! The concept is to make them really feel like the brand new 12 months is (simply) the beginning of one thing actually nice.”
— Designed by Carolina Sequeira from Portugal.

A New Beginning

Oaken January

“In our nation, Christmas is well known in January when oak branches and leaves are burnt to represent the start of the brand new 12 months and new life. It’s the time after we collect with our households and have fun the arrival of the brand new 12 months in a heat and cuddly ambiance.”
— Designed by PopArt Studio from Serbia.

Oaken January

Hidden Gem

“Kingfishers are known as ‘ijsvogels’ (ice-birds) in Dutch. Not as a result of they just like the winter chilly, however due to the extreme blue and teal colours.”
— Designed by Franke Margrete from the Netherlands.

Hidden Gem


“Wolf-month (in Dutch ‘wolfsmaand’) is one other title for January.”
— Designed by Chiara Faes from Belgium.


The Early January Hen

“January is the month of a brand new starting, hope and inspiration. That’s why it jogs my memory of an early fowl.”
— Designed by Zlatina Petrova from Bulgaria.

The Early January Bird

January Fish

“My fish tank at residence impressed me to make a wallpaper with a fish.”
— Designed by Arno De Decker from Belgium.

January Fish

Blue Neon Signal

Designed by Jong S. Kim from america.

Smashing Desktop Wallpaper — January 2013

Rubber Ducky Day

“Winter could be such a dismal time of the 12 months. The solar units earlier, the wind feels colder and our heating payments skyrocket. I hope to brighten up your month with my wallpaper for Rubber Ducky Day!”
— Designed by Ilya Plyusnin from Belgium.

Rubber Ducky Day

Winter Melancholy

Designed by Aleksandra Laczek from Poland.

Smashing Desktop Wallpapers - January 2012

Carry Heat Carry Every Different

Designed by Marika Smirnova from Russia.

Smashing Desktop Wallpapers - January 2012

Caucasian Mountains

“From Caucasus with love!” Designed by Ilona from Russia.

Smashing Desktop Wallpapers - January 2012

Relaxation Up For The New 12 months

“I used to be shopping for themes when I discovered this “Pageant of Sleep” that takes place on the third, and I’m a giant fan of sleep… Particularly in these chilly months after the vacation craziness, it’s good to get cozy and take a pleasant nap.”
— Designed by Dorothy Timmer from Central Florida, USA.

Rest Up For The New Year


“It’s nice to take pictures of birds and take into consideration the liberty they’ve. Then I begin dreaming of changing into one and flying world wide with their lovely wings.”
— Designed by Marija Zaric from Belgrade, Serbia.



Designed by Ana Masnikosa from Belgrade, Serbia.


Submit your wallpaper

Do you know that you might get featured in one among our upcoming wallpapers posts, too? We’re all the time in search of artistic expertise, so when you’ve got an thought for a wallpaper for February, please don’t hesitate to submit it. We’d like to see what you’ll give you. Take part! →

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