Fudgegraphics can be described as a design inspirational blog. It is a source of freebies such as photoshop brushes, textures and vectors, aiming to improve quality the highest possible and provide free resources for like-minded people.
Vectortuts+ is a blog of tutorials, articles and more on all things vector! Tutorials on techniques and effects help to make vector graphics in programs like Adobe Illustrator and Inkscape. The authors work all over the industry. Most of the content is free, but a premium membership will get access to extras and source files for tutorials.