Save some money on your Christmas designs this year by helping yourself to these top, free Xmas vector shapes.
Christmas designs can be tough, so to help you out with your festive projects we've scoured the web for some free Xmas vector shapes. There are millions to choose from online but here are 10 top designs, which are perfect for creating festive patterns, backgrounds and much more. Enjoy!
01. Cute characters
Designer Chris Spooner created these cute Christmas characters and has generously decided to share them with the world. Made of simple shapes, the pack includes Santa, a reindeer, polar bear, penguin, and a robin. Simply download the pack and use the characters in your Christmas design work. The pack contains Adobe Illustrator and EPS file formats.
02. Merry Christmas pack
This Merry Christmas vector pack was created by graphic designer Clarice Gomes and hosted by freevector. Vector images include a present box, mistletoe, pines, snow, and ornaments, perfect for any greeting card or Christmas design. The pack contains Adobe Illustrator and EPS file formats.
03. Christmas card design
This lovely design is perfect for creating Christmas cards, invitations, wallpapers, and much more. An Illustrator file, the design can be modified by joining with other shapes, resizing, rotating, etc to suit your Christmas design needs. The image is available from DownloadFreeVector, the online storage site of useful vector art.
04. Classic Christmas shapes
Photoshop blog psd-dude are offering this pack of free Xmas vector shapes to help with your Christmas designs. You can find all sort of winter season shapes like baubles, a Christmas tree, gifts, stockings, candles, stars, candy cane, snowman shape, mistletoe, and many more. Gathered together in one CSH file, the images are free for personal, non-commercial use. Note: registration to this site is required in order to download.
05. Xmas baubles
Need some balls this Christmas? Then look no further than these classic Xmas bauble designs brought to you by 123FreeVectors. This free vector is in .ai format and can be used for both personal and commercial Christmas-related projects.
06. Quirky Xmas characters
This quirky little Christmas characters are bought to you by Vector Graphics Blog. The pack includes two sets of both vertical and square Christmas banners in vector .eps format. Characters include a reindeer, polar bear, penguin, some elves, and, of course, Santa himself! A lovely collection to add to your Christmas designs.
07. Gift wrap
A simple but classic design, grab hold of this christmas gift wrap vector from Vector Stock. The majority of images require paid-for credits to download but there's also a great freebie section and this is just one of many Christmas designs you can help yourself to. This vector image is perfect for creating festive tags, wallpapers and much more. File types included are .eps, .ai, .pdf and a high resolution jpeg. Note: registration to this site is required to download this file.
08. Abstract Xmas background
If you're looking to create a less conventional Christmas design, then why not download this festive, abstract Xmas vector background? The scalable illustration is a great starting point for creating personalised Christmas cards, tags, etc. You can customise the design as well as adding your own creations, such as Xmas characters and typography. The vector image is available to download in .eps format.
09. Origami Xmas tree
There are thousands of vector Christmas tree images to choose from online. But we really liked this origami-inspired concept from freelance designer Ian Barnard. The generous creative regularly shares useful resources, such as this free vector image. Barnard also has two other free festive vector images; wallpaper and an illustration depicting the reason for the season. The files are available to download in .eps format.
10. Santa's sleigh
Designed Santa but need his sleigh? Then download this freebie, which is another from Vector Stock. The sleigh comes complete with gifts, isolated on a white background, perfect for incorporating it into any Christmas designs. File types included are .eps, .ai, .pdf and a high resolution jpeg. Note: registration to this site is required to download this file.