Cute tumblr Themes are popular and for a good reason. Tumblr or tumblr. has more than 77 million blogs today and a lot of people search for themes to personalize and give their tumblr “space” a clean and simple look. Tumblr is without doubt one of the easiest ways to blog. It is a microblogging platform that allows you to post text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio to your tumblelog, a short-form blog. Tumblr users can follow other users, or choose to make their tumblelog private.
Tumblr is a hosted service, and it’s easy to setup and manage. It provides a platform for updates too large for Twitter, but too small to fit into a full-on WordPress blog post. It is easy to sign up and get started and installing a nice Tumblr theme is just a few clicks away. Further Tumblr supports bookmarklets, photos, mobile apps, and social network integration.
On Tumblr, you can customize more or less everything, from colours, to your theme’s HTML. If you are serious you can create a sophisticated and unique theme yourself, but you will need some advanced knowledge of CSS and HTML. You can also do like most people and download one of the cute Tumblr themes available. In this article, you will find a collection of both free and premium Tumblr themes that hopefully will give you good inspiration and help you decide on how to customize your Tumblr space.
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Pierre – A Super Clean Tumblr Theme – MORE INFO
This is a simple and clean Tumblr theme. It is easy to customize and it supports Disqus, Flickr, Twitter, Dribbble, Instagram, Google Adsense and Google Analytics. Pierre Theme is responsive and it looks great on mobile devices (Android, iPhone, iPad, Desktop, etc).
Luomo – A Responsive & Expressive Tumblr Theme – MORE INFO
Luomo is an modern Tumblr theme with an expressive, responsive design. It is designed to display your media at its best. With Luomo, you can tailor each post to complement the way your content looks and feels. Luomo adapts to the screen size of the device you’re using to view—your content will look awesome on any device.
UltraTiles – Customizable Magazine Style Theme – MORE INFO
UltraTiles is a minimal tile based theme with a magazine style post layout. It has a huge array of features so you can customize the theme how you like.
Silent Alley – Responsive Multi-Color Tumblr Theme – MORE INFO
SilentAlley is a cool Tumblr theme with three color styles included. It’s support full screen background image and you can change it easily, so I think it’s suit for photographer,artist or designer use.Meanwhile, you can change some parts of color,e.g. Links color, article title background and so on, it’s unlimited color.At some level,it’s not confined to that three defined styles, you can try your plenty of imagination to customzie this theme.
MetroFolio – Clean Portfolio Style Tumblr Theme – MORE INFO
MetroFolio is a clean portfolio style Tumblr theme made for creatives out there, whether you be a graphic designer or product designer. It’s been made to have a portfolio look for a professional presentation of your work.
Pandemonium Magazine – Tumblr – DEMO
This is simple and aesthetic Tumblr theme. It’s easy to customize, almost without any knowledge about programming. It can display all types of articles, such as photo, audio, video, text, quote, chat or link. It supports many features, e.g.: Flickr, Twitter, Google Analytics, Disqus, custom slideshow and more.
Orson – A Clean Tumblr Theme – DEMO
Orson is a clean and adaptive Tumblr theme aimed at presenting your content, to any device, without clutter and being highly customisable.
Super easy to customise with support for Disqus, Flickr, Twitter, Dribbble, Instagram and Google Analytics. This theme gives a tailored view to each device (Android, iPhone, iPad, Desktop, etc) that visits it and only serves the content that is required, helping to speed up delivery of your site.
Affection – a responsive Tumblr theme – DEMO
Affection is a feature-rich, responsive Tumblr theme, which starts out with a width of 1040 pixels for desktop computers and scales down nicely to tablet and smartphone resolutions. It is based on Foundation 3, one of the most advanced responsive front-end frameworks available.
UltraMnml – Clean & Responsive Tumblr Theme – DEMO
UltraMnml is a very clean, minimalistic and responsive Tumblr theme made for the power blogger. It supports all post types and is made for any type of Tumblr blogger, whether you’re a writer or a photo blogger, this theme will make your content look awesome. It is also responsive so it’ll look great on both your phone or tablet.
Optic Responsive Tumblr Theme – DEMO
Optic is a responsive Tumblr theme perfect for any blog type featuring the Masonry jQuery plugin. Optic comes packed full of jQuery awesomeness letting you show your blog posts in all their glory. Pick colours for any part of the theme so you can fully customise it the way you want. Also pick your favourite font from the Google fonts library and add it in using the themes options panel.
Quite Big – DEMO
10 custom colors, changeable fonts and sizes, header image upload, center content options, album art, kill Photoset option, Disqus comments.
Tumblair – DEMO
A Minimal & Light theme for tumblr. Comes with multiple features and options including an image slider & A Header Text block.
Focus – A Minimalistic Tumblr Theme – DEMO
Focus is a minimalistic and adaptive Tumblr theme aimed at presenting your content, to any device, without clutter.
Easy to change colours and background images as well as support for Disqus, Flickr, Twitter, Dribbble and Google Analytics. This theme gives a tailored view to each device (Android, iPhone, iPad, Desktop, etc) that visits it and only serves the content that is required, helping to speed up delivery of your site.
Fredrik – An Adaptive Tumblr Theme – DEMO
Fredrik is an adaptive Tumblr theme which includes a grid based and blog based index page, as well as other features.
Incorporated – DEMO
This is a nice and very feature rich Tumblr theme. You will have good functionality and a good looking blog with this theme.
Simon – A Simple Tumblr Theme – DEMO
Simon is a simple, adaptive, Tumblr theme which is easy to install, customise, and get running!
3xistence – Responsive Tumblr Theme – DEMO
This theme was designed especially to showcase your beautiful pictures in high resolution! Yes, it works also on mobile devices, because all pictures uploaded by you with traditional way (i.e.: through Photo posts) are automatically swapped for their smaller versions to fit on mobile devices. It’s easy to customize, almost without any knowledge about coding.
POPCASE – responsive layout – DEMO
POPCASE is a Tumblr theme with 3 column layouts and unlimited colour scheme control, suitable for displaying your artworks and articles. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Pop Gallery Tumblr Theme (responsive theme) – DEMO
Pop Gallery is a Tumblr theme for visual portfolios, galleries, hand-craft shops, with the unique possibility to present distinct thumbnails for new, sold and reserved items. It has a beautiful and clean design with circular thumbnails. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Timeline tumblr theme – DEMO
TIMELINE is a Premium Tumblr Theme that was designed to view your tumblog as timelines. This is a personal theme that’s suitable in use for people who have an active and enjoyable life. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Urban 3 – DEMO
Alfa Slab One – DEMO
Heterotelic Tumblr Theme – DEMO
Heterotelic is a two column tumblr theme the features Image Slider Banner, Social Share Icons for each post, DISQUS Comments, Facebook Page like-box, Twitter Status display widget and etc.
Cheerful Girl – DEMO
by queendesigning (free theme)
Notes – A Responsive Tumblr Theme – DEMO
Notes is a responsive Tumblr theme, based on the idea of note paper, which support all Tumblr post types. Easily customisable, with custom colors and support for Disqus and Google Analytics. This theme also adapts to your desktop, iPad and iPhone, serving the same design to all your visitors.
Glide Responsive Tumblr Theme – DEMO
The Glide Responsive Tumble theme resizes when your browser is resized. No matter what device you view the blog on it will still look as good as the full site. No need to zoom in and try to press tiny buttons. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Theme for Themers – DEMO
Designed with the progressive personality in mind the theme for themers has 4 colors and a unique layout that is focused on your content. Features include a custom Twitter integration, as well as the ability to link up your Flickr account and display your most recent photos.
Mason – A Masonry Inspired Tumblr Theme – DEMO
Mason is an adaptive and cute Tumblr theme aimed at presenting your content, to any device, in a masonry based view. It has ajax based page loading, as well as URL tracking. Users can quickly view your posts, view them in the detail, and go back to where they were. Highly customisable, with support for Disqus, Twitter and Google Analytics. This theme gives a tailored view to each device (Android, iPhone, iPad, Desktop, etc) that visits it and only serves the content that is required, helping to speed up delivery of your site.
Atonement – DEMO
Atonement is a beautiful and free Tumblr theme with clean and simple layout. by tumblr.com (freetheme)
Fluid – DEMO
Nice dark tubmlr theme with an awesome bokeh effect on the background. by tumblr.com (free theme)
Cleanfolio – A Clean Tumblr Portfolio Theme – DEMO
Cleanfolio cute Tumblr themes was designed to be as clean as possible in order to let your work take the stage. It is suitable for all kind of creative portfolios as well as for small businesses. It has a lot of Theme options in order to be as flexible as possible. For example, you can turn on/off the following sections/parts from the admin menu by themeforest (Premium theme)
Vintage Sky – DEMO
Vintage sky theme supports all the Tumblr features and has two content rich sidebar, featuring your likes, latest tweets, description, search box, pages, avatar box and people your following. The header is animated! The theme is very customizable via Tumblr, with a few clicks you can change the center image and the slide images of the header animation or hide the fully header, fix the columns and the background image, change background image, add latest tweets and “stuff i like” or change the color of the links. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Color Shades – DEMO
by gondaba (free theme)
Squared Folio Tumblr Portfolio Theme – DEMO
A fresh, clean and stylish Portfolio to show off your work. It contains loads of Customization Options, Cufon Font replacement, a optional image slider, Google Analytics and Google Maps support, you can upload your own logo, and set up links to your social network accounts. With these cute Tumblr themes you can turn on/off almost every section/part of this Theme, as well as give almost every section a custom title from within your admin menu. One of the better simple tumbler themes. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Antiquity – DEMO
Antiquity is one of the amazing cute tumblr themes and a grunge based template packed with incredible detail and CSS trickery that will make a huge impact on visitors to your site. by obox design (Premium theme)
Shift Tumblr theme – DEMO
The Shift Tumblr theme is ideal for any blog, from a personal blog to portfolios! The image slider allows you to showcase your favourite images or best portfolio work. Shift supports all of the Tumblr post types and also features a custom post page with a sidebar to add affiliate links or a Flickr photo feed. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Time Goes Back – Portfolio Tumblr Theme – DEMO
TGB is a clean and functional Tumblr portfolio you will love this theme. by themeforest (Premium theme)
The Playground Tumblr Theme – DEMO
The Playground”, a highly customizable Tumblr theme based on the famous jQuery masonry plugin. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Domericano – DEMO
Domericano – one of the cute Tumblr Themes- is a clean, minimal and beautiful using the Masonry effect as well as optional Endless scrolling. It is suited for all kinds of blogs and portfolios, easy to install, has a ton of options and is heavily jquery enhanced. by themeforest (Premium theme)
Simple Things – DEMO
Simple things is a clean and minimalist Tumblr theme that you can download for free. by tumblr.com (free theme)