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Free Christmas vectors for your festive designs

Save money on your Christmas designs by helping yourself to these great free festive vector shapes.

Christmas is getting alarmingly close now, so if you've still not started that festive project, you'd best get a move on! To help you out with your festive projects we've scoured the web for some free design resources – namely, Xmas vector shapes. These designs are perfect for creating seasonal patterns, backgrounds and much more (although if you'd like to create your own designs then check out our collection of vector art tutorials).

01. Cute characters

Chris Spooner's Christmas characters
Download Chris Spooner's cute Christmas characters to use in your festive designs

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

Clarice Gomes
These free vectors by graphic designer Clarice Gomes are perfect for any greeting card or Christmas design

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. Classic Christmas shapes

 Christmas vector shapes
Download this free pack of Christmas vector shapes from Photoshop blog psd-dude.com

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.

04. Xmas baubles

Xmas baubles
Add some balls to your design, quite literally, with these 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.

05. Quirky Xmas characters

Christmas characters
Add these cute Christmas characters to your Xmas designs

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.

 

06. Gift wrap

gift wrap
Add some beautiful typography to this classic gift wrap design maybe?

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.

07. Abstract Xmas background

abstract Christmas vector background
Add your own designs to this abstract Christmas vector 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.

08. Origami Xmas tree

origami tree
We love this Christmas tree design with an origami twist

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.

09. Santa's sleigh

sleigh design
Send Santa flying high with this cool sleigh design

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.

10. Christmas snowflakes

These vintage snowflake designs are something a bit different

These vintage-style snowflakes are just one of a number of nicely designed vectors from WebDesignHot. Head over to their site to grab loads more similarly-styled festive vectors, including baubles, bells and other traditional Christmas symbols.

Words: Kerrie Hughes

Kerrie Hughes is content manager at Creative Bloq.

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