40 Free And Premium Beautiful Themes for Your First Tumblr Blog

Posted in Inspiration, Web Interfaces2 years ago • Written by 4 Comments

WordPress is great, yet a lot of users don’t even need and use that many features of WordPress. That’s when people start considering Tumblr. I bet you’ve heard of it but perhaps never ventured to try. Tumblr is a super pleasing microblogging platform that lets you share things effortlessly. Whether it’s a personal blog, a small portfolio or your new font presentation page, Tumblr is the perfect solution. Its customizability and themes don’t drop behind WordPress that much and even though there are some key differences, Tumblr is aimed to be as simple as possible and a very enjoyable way to start your first job.

To prove it we’ve gathered 40 fresh and stunning Tumblr themes for your next blog.


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1. Six Caps

Sixcaps-free-tumblr-themes

  • Grid based layout
  • Custom header

2. Neptune

Neptune-free-tumblr-themes

  • Grid based layout
  • Sidebar left or right

3. XO

Xo-free-tumblr-themes

  • Simple, 90s looking layout
  • Fixed header

4. Montreal

Montreal-free-tumblr-themes

  • Grid based layout
  • Background image

5. chlamydia

Chlamydia-free-tumblr-themes

  • Simple and minimal layout
  • Sidebar left or right, fixed

6. Liberation

Liberation-free-tumblr-themes

  • Two or three columns
  • Custom background

7. Posters

Posters-free-tumblr-themes

  • Two or three columns
  • Infinite scroll

8. NTA2

Nta-free-tumblr-themes

  • Up to 4 columns
  • Custom fonts
  • Background image

9. Flip

Flip-free-tumblr-themes

  • Sidebar left or right
  • Customizable font size

10. 4 column

4column-free-tumblr-themes

  • 4 columns
  • Back to top button

11. Pyramids

Pyramids-free-tumblr-themes

  • Light and dark color scheme
  • Twitter feed

12. Grid Wings

Gridwings-free-tumblr-themes

  • 4 columns
  • Cute photos hover effect

13. Luxury

Luxury-free-tumblr-themes

  • Infinite scroll
  • Sidebar fixed or not

14. Cessation

Cessation-free-tumblr-themes

  • Background image
  • Fixed sidebar

15. Inkhorn

Inkhorn-free-tumblr-themes

  • Disqus comments
  • Localization

16. Meringue

Meringue-free-tumblr-themes

  • Custom fonts
  • Header image

17. Bulk Speed

Bulkspeed-free-tumblr-themes

  • Background image
  • Social network icons

18. Beastial

Beastial-free-tumblr-themes

  • Customs fonts, font sizes
  • Fixed sidebar

19. Perimetre

Perimetre-free-tumblr-themes

  • Single column
  • Instant reblog link

20. Inverse

Inverse-free-tumblr-themes

  • Horizontal scrolling
  • Large photos

21. La Belle Aurore

Labelleaurore-free-tumblr-themes

  • Fixed sidebar
  • Endless scrolling

22. Opulent

Opulent-free-tumblr-themes

  • Endless scrolling only
  • Consolas font (optional)

23. Plain

Plain-free-tumblr-themes

  • 3 columns
  • Drop down description

24. Sleepless

Sleepless-free-tumblr-themes

  • Webkit transitions
  • Rounded photo edges

25. Munich

Swagger-free-tumblr-themes

  • Background image
  • Infinite scroll

26. Mesh

Mesh-free-tumblr-themes

  • Up to 4 columns
  • Back to top button

27. Kitsune Grid

Kitsune-free-tumblr-themes

  • Sticky header
  • Custom fonts

28. this is a title

Title-free-tumblr-themes

  • Two columns
  • Background image

29. Esquire

Esquire-free-tumblr-themes

  • Disqus comments
  • Search functionality built-in

30. Supreme

Supreme-free-tumblr-themes

  • Two or three columns
  • Fade photos

Premium Themes

1. Lightglass (€2.49)

Lightglass-free-tumblr-themes

  • Up to 5 columns of posts
  • Infinite scroll
  • Show captions
  • Custom background image

2. wordographic ($9)

Wordographic-free-tumblr-themes

  • Suited for writers
  • Disqus comments
  • Control various aspects with tags
  • Specialized notes

3. Timeline ($14)

Timeline-free-tumblr-themes

  • Responsive layout
  • Carousel widgets
  • Twitter feed widget
  • Wide image slider

4. Pop Gallery ($14)

Popgallery-free-tumblr-themes

  • Responsive layout
  • Circular thumbnails (optional)
  • Editable color scheme
  • Facebook share optimized

5. Neat ($10)

Neat-free-tumblr-themes

 

  • Original scroll experience
  • Vertical or horizontal layout (responsive)
  • Well documented
  • Clean JavaScript and CSS
  • Clean and classy design
  • Excellent for photo blogs

6. Focus ($17)

Focus-free-tumblr-themes

  • Adaptive design & code
  • Customizable text & theme colours
  • Well-documented
  • Support and updates available

7. Mason ($20)

Mason-free-tumblr-themes

 

  • Ajax based page loading
  • Responsive design
  • Highly customizable
  • Twitter feed

8. Glide ($17)

Glide-free-tumblr-themes

 

  • Responsive design
  • “Flex” slider
  • Google web fonts
  • Updates and support

9. Notes ($14)

Notes-free-tumblr-themes

  • Disqus commenting with custom styling
  • Customizable icons and background
  • Tag cloud
  • Well-documented

10. Popcase ($11)

Popcase-free-tumblr-themes

  • Image slider
  • Disqus Comments
  • Social networking integration
  • Short URL for each post

What do you think of these Tumblr themes? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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4 Comments
  • Fiorela

    Saturday, October 13th, 2012 21:37

    3

    These themes are incredible.
    Thanks.

    Ella

    +1
  • BMT

    Saturday, August 4th, 2012 13:07

    1

    Thanks for sharing this awesome collection of tumblr blog themes.

    +1
  • Alex

    Monday, August 6th, 2012 07:04

    2

    Hi Daniels,

    There’s some fantastic themes in this post! Great selections.

    Best wishes, Alex

    0
  • marybrose

    Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 05:20

    4

    Web design and almost everything else are changing in a matter of short time and we need to catch up with those changes for us to compensate with others.In order also to save money,we need to hire somebody who knows what we need to do to have the best Web Design.

    -5
  • marybrose

    Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 05:20

    4

    Web design and almost everything else are changing in a matter of short time and we need to catch up with those changes for us to compensate with others.In order also to save money,we need to hire somebody who knows what we need to do to have the best Web Design.

    -5
  • Fiorela

    Saturday, October 13th, 2012 21:37

    3

    These themes are incredible.
    Thanks.

    Ella

    +1
  • Alex

    Monday, August 6th, 2012 07:04

    2

    Hi Daniels,

    There’s some fantastic themes in this post! Great selections.

    Best wishes, Alex

    0
  • BMT

    Saturday, August 4th, 2012 13:07

    1

    Thanks for sharing this awesome collection of tumblr blog themes.

    +1

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