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Icons Set Brushed Ink for Android
Yet another icon collection ready for you to place on your Android home screen. XDA member sam.son presents Brushed Ink set, which have the look of a simple drawing on a sheet of paper. You may find them in black or white and includes icons for telephone, Facebook, Tweeter, Skype, Internet, pictures, settings, and many more.
Also, you can find weather icons for your Sense. The developer is open to suggestions to make the collection bigger, so step in and participate!
Originally posted by sam.son
[ICONS] Brushed Ink – Update 20.02.2011
Update – 75 icons in set, 2 colors: black and white
+ extra two brushed skins (black and white) for weather widget, you can use it with Snowstorm Weather Widget, maybe with others widgets too (after some modifications).
How to install weather skin:
1. Download Snowstorm Weather Widget from Market.
2. Extract Brushed Ink Weather.7z archive.
3. Copy zip files to /sdcard/snowstorm.
4. and select skin from app.
Requests are welcome!
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