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Christmas Graphics and Images for Your Web Pages

By December 21, 2009

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Christmas is nearly upon us, and you might be thinking about decorating your site for the holidays. These free photos, clipart, and icons can help you get started.

Free Christmas Stock Photos from Smashing Magazine

Christmas Stock Photos from Smashing Magazine
A great group of photos from Smashing Magazine that you can use for free for anything you'd like. 27 photos in all.

Free Christmas Icons from Clever Icons

Free Christmas Icons from Clever Icons
Mistletoe, a present, bells, a snowman, and a tree make up this fun and festive icon pack. It's packaged in a Windows installer.

Christmas Photos from FreePixels

Christmas Photos from FreePixels
Some very pretty photos for the Christmas season.

Reindeer Clipart from Christmas Graphics Plus

Reindeer Clipart from Christmas Graphics Plus
Some of these little deer are just adorable. And there are lots of other categories on the site as a whole.

Christmas Trees with Presents from About Web Clipart

Christmas Trees from WebClipArt
Christmas trees make a site festive and these selections from my fellow Guide are fun and pretty.

Christmas Holiday Icons from Icon Dock

Christmas Holiday Icons
I liked the teddy bear icon so much, I decided to use it as my favicon on one of my personal sites. But there are also presents, lights, santa hats and more. And these icon sets come in several formats so you can use them for lots of different things on your site. Fun!

December 22, 2009 at 12:57 am
(1) vera says:

Thank you for your tips. Bookmarked. There are another 150+ Christmas pictures under public domain on http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/hledej.php?hleda=christmas – some of them are really good

December 22, 2009 at 2:33 pm
(2) Jennifer Kyrnin says:

@vera thanks for the link. Those photos are great

If anyone else has suggestions for free Christmas or holiday photos, images, or icons for Web pages, please feel free to comment. Thanks!

December 22, 2009 at 5:20 pm
(3) matt cabot says:

I found your discussion about adding graphics to your website. I publish a weekly newsletter for our local Rotary club, and thought it would be fun to put a $ in for the lists I do. I can’t seem to get anything but dot, circle and square. Is there a way to add these symbols like a $ or a heart as a symbol that is used, or is limited to the three symbols?


December 22, 2009 at 7:41 pm
(4) richard2007 says:

Merry Christmas~
thanks for your sharing

December 23, 2009 at 5:42 pm
(5) Jennifer Kyrnin says:

@matt – it’s pretty hard to add custom symbols as list bullets, but you can do it with images. Here’s an article that explains how: http://webdesign.about.com/od/css/a/aa012907.htm

@richard – Thanks! I’m glad you liked it.

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