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To kick things off this week, here’s a great post about how to add a gradient overlay to text with CSS. Sarah L. Fossheim walks through it all and I think it’s worth adding this technique to our toolbox since I don’t see this effect enough on the web:
Here’s a particularly nifty use of it in an animation for a button hover effect that Sarah shows off at the end of the post:
As I was looking through Sarah’s work I found another great post about how to recreate a Polaroid camera with CSS gradients. In this post, Sarah shows how that project got started and looks at each bonkers step along the way of making this absolute gem: