Posts in Personalization Gallery

Windows themes and wallpapers: both old friends and new

By Jennifer Shepherd

The holidays can be a time to reconnect with old It’s also the time of year when I bring out dusty cardboard boxes of fragile glass ornaments nested in tissue paper, as well as awkwardly childish creations made from salt-dough… Read more

New Windows themes for the beginning of winter

By Jennifer Shepherd

I think those of us who live in the Pacific Northwest may have a unique relationship with This is just conjecture, but I suspect that folks who live in Fargo, Fairbanks, Buffalo, or Boston don’t greet winter’s first snowfall with… Read more

Windows themes and wallpapers – now on your Start screen, too

By Jennifer Shepherd

Windows introduces some great new personalization One of my favorites is that now you can show your desktop background–adorned with your favorite theme or wallpaper–on your Start Here’s Open Taskbar and If you’re on the desktop, the easiest way to… Read more

Windows Themes: Ten new themes to celebrate Windows 8.1

By Jennifer Shepherd

Today’s Personalization Gallery blog post is brought to you by the letters A, B, C, and E, and the number A is for Animals, and I am thrilled to bring you a brand-new panoramic theme featuring dramatic portraits of many… Read more

Windows themes: from salt to fire… and lots more

By Jennifer Shepherd

A few months ago when I was researching images for other projects, I stumbled across some otherworldly photographs of salt formations in the Dead Sea and was immediately I wanted to find out more about these forbidding but strangely beautiful… Read more

Windows themes for the armchair traveler

By Jennifer Shepherd

One of the things I love most about my job is that I get to see thousands of images submitted by artists and photographers from around the world, through the Open Call From sweeping landscapes and cityscapes to macro images… Read more

Getting ready for spring with Windows themes

By Jennifer Shepherd

I am so over I am so done hoping we might get some actual snow (a rarity here in the mild maritime Pacific Northwest), and so ready to move on to And although it’s still cold, wet, and rainy outside,… Read more