Compilation of Christmas design resources

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December 20, 2011
Christmas is right around the corner, and creating Christmas-themed designs can be a lot of fun. Here we've compiled more than sixty fantastic Christmas design resources, including fonts, icons, vectors, and even Photoshop brushes. These can serve as a great jumping-off point for creating your own unique designs without having to start entirely from scratch. Use them as the start of an awesome Christmas-day blog theme, some last-minute Christmas cards, or just about anything else you can think of. (Be sure you check licensing restrictions for each resource.)


Here are more than two dozen great holiday-themed free icon sets for use on your website, desktop, or elsewhere (check the license for each set for usage restrictions).

Free Smashing Christmas Icon Set from Smashing Magazine

Smashing Christmas Icon Sets from Smashing Magazine

Christmas Holiday Icons from IconDock

Silent Night Christmas Icons from LazyCrazy

Xmas Stickers from MightyDeals

Holiday Seasonal Icons from Tutorial9 and IconShock

Smashing Christmas from Icon Eden

Xmas Pack by Blackblurrr

Christmas Social Icons by Noctuline

Free Illustrated Christmas Vector Icons by Ploppyploppins

White Animals Icons from DaPinoGraphics

ChristMAC Icons by MDGraphs

Lontar Eve from Zeusbox Studio

Christmas from CSS Creme

Festive Christmas Icon Pack from Smashing Magazine

Christmas Icons by Archigraphs

Christmas Icon Set no. 1 by Samborek

Christmas Icons by Cooliojulio

36 Free Social Media Christmas Icons by Creative Nerds

Christmas 2010 by Iconspedia

VistaICO Christmas from

Christmas Icons from Vector Jungle

Christmas Dock Icons by Chicho21net

The Polar Express Icons

Christmas Icons from IconShock


The fonts included here are all great for headlines or other big type. Some are inspired by traditional elements of the season, while others are inspired by more modern additions to the Christmas culture.

Nightmare Before Christmas

Janda Christmas Doodles

Candy Cane

Kingthings Christmas


Christmas Lights


BodieMF Holly


PC Snowballs

Candy Time


Christmas Time


The great thing about these vectors is that you can resize them and edit them to fit your project perfectly, without affecting the quality. There are individual elements, themed bundles, and more included below.

Christmas' Bubbles by Lathenardiere

Free Christmas Tree by Designious

Free Christmas Themed Sketchy Vector Graphics Pack from Spoon Graphics

Winter Spirit Planet Earth Vector by VisionMates

Snow Vector Christmas Illustration with Santa by Designious

Cute Christmas Candies by Clairette

Vector Christmas Tree by Free Vector Download

Holiday Christmas Pattern by CreativeSwell

Christmas Time by Claricegomes

Free Christmas Seamless Pattern by Designious

Christmas Vector Art Characters Pack by Pixeden

Christmas Seamless Pattern by Vectoresgratis

Christmas Ribbon Banner by Vecto2000

Christmas Vector Frames from Vector Jungle

Free Vector Christmas Backgrounds and Titles from Vector Jungle

Photoshop Brushes

Photoshop brushes are a quick way to add beautiful elements to your projects without creating from scratch. The brushes here range from simple shapes to much more complicated, and even photo-realistic, elements.

Christmas Doodles by Coydreamer

Cute Christmas Brushes by Coydreamer

Christmas Decorations by Webdesignerlab

Things on Strings Lite from

Basic Tags from

Xmas Doodahs from

Tree Hangings from

Christmas Trees from

Xmas Tree Lights from

Nightmare Before Christmas Brushes by xCassiex24

Christmas Tree Brushes by Exchanged-stock

Christmas Borders by Kingabrit

Know of any other great Christmas design resources? Share them in our comments!

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