And yet, as I wandered around the kitchen preparing my breakfast and packing my lunch this morning, there was a moment of hope. A pass by the calendar reminded me that we have almost made it to the halfway mark for February, meaning the month of spring is in the air. Images of the green of Saint Patrick's Day, budding flowers, Easter eggs, robins and receding snow filtered through my mind, chasing away the gloom and cold of a dark, winter morning.
While all of those might still seem far away for most of us, for those working on spring promotions, however, the time is now. There are lots of cheery seasonal illustrations to be found online that are perfect for advertisements, brochures, flyers, etc. Here are a few of my favourite collections: