Get Material this Wallpaper Wednesday

Don't let your home screen fall into a rut — switch out your wallpaper!

Wallpapers are important. They can give our phone a new feel, even if only for a little while. Some of us change wallpapers as often as we change shirts (sometimes to match), while some of us set one wallpaper and forget it, and that's a shame. A good wallpaper can be a pick-me-up, can remind us of better times (and upcoming times). They can show off what's important to us, be it a picture of the grandkids or an emblem of your favorite house in Game of Thrones. In an effort to brighten your screen, and maybe your day, we present an offering of wonderful wallpapers to grace your smartphone.

If you've got a wallpaper you use everywhere, share it in the comments below! We're always looking for something new. Now get your wallpaper picker ready and see what's in store this week.

Midnight City by Charlie Henson

Seattle in moonlight

This Seattle cityscape may be on the edge of Material Design, it's a slick style with a seductively dark color scheme and some sweet light effects at play. And just check out that reflection on the bay!

Midnight City by Charlie Henson

Night Plane by Jason Zigrino

Wake up somewhere new

"Come fly with me, let's fly, let's fly away…" This night scene, inspired by the flight cards in Google Now, just makes me wanna pack and overnight bag and jet off to someplace exciting and fun. Disneyland, anyone?

Night Plane by Jason Zigrino

Lines by Shane Wignall

Simple lines, endless possibilities

Simple name for a simple wallpaper that plays well on screens large and small. It almost reminds me of a present that's about to be unwrapped. And the bright blue contrasting with the two tones of grey makes this a wallpaper that fits right in with your business attire or something more flashy for a night out on the town.

Lines by Shane Wignall

Teal Paper by ShiningWingPony

Under the sea... of paper

This cool-colored wallpaper may be a homage, but the execution is fabulous and the tones here are and mesh well with a large variety of home screens and icons. Also, green, purple, and blues? Anyone else seeing a Little Mermaid vibe going here? Just me? Okay, then...

Teal Paper by ShiningWingPony

Ultimate Material Collection by J Amourette

Lots of choices here

This ridiculously large collection of wallpapers, cultivated by J. Amourette and some enterprising themers, has material wallpapers in every color under the sun. No matter what color scheme you're going for, there's a wall in here for you. And while many are Android-themed, they look at home on any device on your table.

Ultimate Material Collection by J Amourette