Terms Of Use - Update: January, 20th, 2014

All backgrounds, clip art, characters and designs found on MyCuteGraphics.com were created by and are the property of Laura Strickland.

MyCuteGraphics.com backgrounds and images are free to use for personal use, for educational use such as in printed lessons and worksheets, or small business usage that does not generate a profit such as business signs, business letterheads, etc. The intention of this site is to provide free clip art for teachers to use in printed classroom lessons, and for others to use for personal use; it is not my intention for this site to be used in a school/classroom setting.

You may not copy or reproduce my work.
You may not use my clip art to create your own clip art.
Only the copyright holder is allowed to make derivative images of their work.



* If you are a teacher wishing to use the clip art images and backgrounds in lessons please read "here".

You MAY (non-exclusive right granted by me the copyright owner):
  • Teachers may use the clip art and backgrounds on Teachers Pay Teachers, iSLCollective, ESL Printables, Teachers Notebook, or any teaching resource site, however, I do ask that the site URL is credited somewhere in the file.
  • Teaching materials such as lessons and activities.
  • Small business usage such as office signs, stationery etc.
  • Use the clip art and images for stationery, letterhead, business cards, gift tags, christmas gift tags, menus, banners, signs, advertisements.
  • Use the clip art images and backgrounds for personal use such as, school flyers, school newsletters, newsletters and flyers for organizations such as Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts.
  • Personal invitations and cards, such as baby shower invitations, birthday invitations, birthday cards, thank you cards. etc.
  • Use the clip art and backgrounds for flyers, brochures, business newsletters, organization newsletters, school newsletters etc.


  • You MAY NOT:
    • Distribute the images.
    • Use my clip art in books.
    • Reproduce my work.
    • Use the graphics provided by MyCuteGraphics.com in an obscene nature.
    • Sell my work. You may not take an image or background and sell it as a stand alone product. If you have questions please feel free to contact me.
    • Package or bundle the backgrounds or graphics created by MyCuteGraphics (Laura Strickland) and sell them. You may use them in lesson plans and activities, however, the backgrounds and images cannot be packaged and sold as a digital or physical bundle package. For example, and to clarify what I do mean: you may not collect every background or image on this website and then create a digital file, or CD Rom containing every one of my backgrounds or graphics and sell them. If anyone has a right to do that, it is me, the copyright owner. :)
    • Use the clip art images on commercial products for Etsy or Zazzle stores.
    • Use the clip art images on t-shirt designs, mouse pad designs, card designs, or any tangible products for commercial use that generates a profit for yourself or business.
    • Use the backgrounds or images on other graphic sites or graphic galleries or websites which distribute clip art, graphics, backgrounds, animations, coloring pages etc.
    • Use any images for egreetings or greeting pages.
    • Cards or invitations that are sold for profit.
    • iPhone, Android, or facebook applications. (If you wish to create an educationl app for your PERSONAL classroom use, that is fine.)
    • Use my clip art in products sold on iTunes.
    • Remove the site url or copyright notice that is visible or embedded in each graphic.
    • Claim my work as your own.
    • Include the images in scrapbook kits.
    • Upload My Cute Graphics Content to commercial graphics gallerys and websites for distribution.
    Please be kind and give credit where credit is due. I spend countless hours creating the work on this site and being credited for my work helps me to keep this site going. :) If you have any questions please feel free to email me, altough this Terms of Service may seem harsh, I am kind and understanding. Email me here