With Christmas just a few weeks away, chances are good that most designers will need to use some sort of Christmas-based graphics for their work or play this season. It's also likely that your time will be short due to multiple festive commitments. To help save some design time, consider these Photoshop add-ons and Christmas filters hand-crafted to put you in the holiday spirit!
Christmas Photoshop Actions & Filters
Photoshop actions are a quick and simple way to create complicated effects in just a few moments. These actions range from the creation of complex graphic elements to classic Christmas filters and subtle photo colorization.
Learn how to create your own festive action with this tutorial:
This is set of great Christmas and New Year effects, which adds to your photo luminous colored lights, watercolors, many snowflakes, and more.
This Christmas Eve effect is perfect for greeting cards or just for adding Christmas spirit on any photo.
Want an animated snow effect for your Instagram feed? Just use this brilliant snow Photoshop action to make your animations so much easier and faster. Select the direction you would like the snow to fall for a customized effect everyone will love.
Update your holiday pictures with a lovely sparkly creation! This Christmas Photoshop action is simply magical. Just brush over your subject with any color before pressing play. Customize the color result even more with over 20 unique presets to choose from. Enjoy!
This generator contains 10 Photoshop actions that will allow you to create realistic Christmas Card effects out of any text, shape, or raster with decorative borders and frames. The Christmas borders and frames can easily be modified and customized after the action is ended.
This set contains two Photoshop actions that will allow you to create realistic Christmas tree effects out of any text, shape, raster, or hand-drawn path.
Instantly add festive Christmas lights to any object or subject with this holiday action. Just open your photo in Photoshop and paint the area where you would like to see the lights applied. Save hours of work and choose from 10 color presets for a phenomenal look!
This package of Christmas-themed assets includes five different one-click actions and a bonus package of high-quality elements.
This set contains two Photoshop actions that will allow you to create realistic Christmas snow globe effects out of any text, shape, raster, or hand-drawn path.
These amazing Fairy Light Actions convert Illustrator paths into Christmas lights with just one click! They use a mixture of scatter and pattern brushes to give the most effective and realistic finish!
Add a realistic snow effect without any skills in just a minute! This is a great time-saver when you need to do client work or make a gift for a friend on holidays, or just for personal use and fun!
Create realistic-looking knitted graphics in seconds! You draw your pixel-art-like graphics or patterns or even apply them to a photo, and they get converted into realistic hi-res knitted artwork. These styles are super easy to use and save you hours of your time!
A best seller on Envato Market, this five-star Photoshop action lets you create magical light with just the click of a button. Turn Santa, your Christmas tree, or even a pet into a fun sparkling photo in no time at all. Need help? Watch the detailed video tutorial for more instruction.
Seasonal Photoshop Brushes
Brushes are a treasured resource for any Photoshop artist. This collection of Christmas themed brushes is sure to bring a festive mood to any of your designs.
This bundle contains three festive brush sets: Garland/Wreath Layered Brushes Set, Christmas Lights Brush Set, and Candy Cane Brushes with Ready Made Assets. That’s 20 brushes and 88 graphic objects in all!
This set of four layered brushes is designed to generate a variety of Christmas garlands from any path (open shapes become garlands, closed shapes become wreaths!). Styles include: plain garland, lighted garland, pinecones and berries garland, and fully loaded garland, which includes all these together and bows. A cool detail is that the bows vary in rotation a little, but stay right-side up no matter how the path turns or loops.
This festive set contains 29 extremely high-resolution Photoshop brushes (with resolution up to 2500 px). These brushes work with all versions of Photoshop and contain all sorts of Christmas decorations like stars, lights, and ornaments.
This is a set of 14 high-resolution Photoshop brushes with Christmas Stamps. These brushes work great for print and web.
Create realistic falling snow with these incredible Photoshop brushes! Paint them around your subject or landscape to create lifelike snowflakes falling onto the ground. Get 17 unique, dynamic brushes with no harsh edges.
Christmas-Themed Layer Styles
Photoshop's Layer Styles are sometimes overlooked in a rush to dismiss them as amateurish and overused. But these Christmas-themed layer styles are not your same tired Bevel and Emboss defaults. Just check out these beautifully festive holiday styles.
These 20 Christmas Gift Photoshop layer styles are the best for your titles, buttons, shapes, etc. The styles are usable for any text, and they're also usable on shapes or buttons.
These Photoshop actions with styles intact will allow you to create decorative Christmas effects out of any text and/or vector shape. The result contains easy-to-edit layers with layer styles intact so that you can customize the effect, all the colors, shadow length, bevel effect, stroke border size, color, patterns, etc.
This product contains 11 different text effect layer styles to create a wide assortment of magnificent Christmas text effects. It works great for icons too!
These Christmas Photoshop Layer Styles are sold exclusively on GraphicRiver and can be used for a variety of design projects, including posters, flyers, etc. They're great for Christmas or Winter Festival projects that need some themed text with a decorative style. Use one click to apply or copy the style from the provided psd file.
If you've ever wanted to create text effects like some of your favorite holiday movies, then try out these wonderful Photoshop styles. This download comes with 15 different styles that help you create amazing candy cane, glitter, and frozen ice effects.
This collection of text effects includes products that combine multiple elements like actions and layer styles to create unique text effects. They're great to use on headlines or flyers, or just for the fun of crafting some text to get in the holiday spirit.
Create awesome 3D text in the quickest way! With this 3D Text Effects Pack, you can easily change the text thanks to Photoshop’s smart object feature. Just a few clicks and you have a wonderful text effect, as you can see in the screenshot.
These are holiday styles that can be easily applied to any text, various shapes, brushes, etc. They will decorate any of your holiday projects. You can also use them for presentations, titles of your projects, or just to create some beautiful wallpaper for your desktop screen.
Make your Christmas more colorful! This pack contains six text effects that you can easily change. Just a few clicks and you can replace the text and adjust the style. The pack not only includes the styles of text, but also includes pre-made backgrounds,
Festive Custom Shapes
Christmas has a rich tradition of iconography and shapes that are almost always associated with the holiday. Custom Christmas shapes are a great way to add a bit of holiday decor to any design.
Add holiday icons to your custom shape library in Photoshop. Here are 76 Christmas Custom Shape Icons in one CSH file. These are vector shapes that are scalable to any size.
This is a vector shape element made with 100% Photoshop and Ai vector shapes that you can use for logos, banners, icons, etc. It's easy to customize, resize, and recolor.
50 Snowflake Element v2 is made with 100% vector & Photoshop custom shapes. The elements are great for use in any design project, on the web, in print, etc.
Christmassy Custom Patterns
Patterns are another traditional element of the Christmas season, primarily due to the abundance of wrapping paper that covers the gift giving occasion. This collection of patterns is a great way to add seamlessly repeating Christmas joy to any paper or background.
Celebrate the holiday spirit with Christmas patterns you can apply to almost anything! This sweet pack includes 40 patterns available in high-resolution vector, PNG and JPEG formats. Use them for custom wrapping paper or online digital products!
This Funny Christmas Pattern pack contains 15 seamless patterns in simple-to-use PAT files and JPG files. You can use these patterns to create funny backgrounds for websites, clothes, wrapping paper, gift-wrap, postcards, print arts, posters, etc.
This vector illustration of a Christmas sparkling seamless background includes fully editable Ai (CS3) file and EPS10 (some transparency effects were used). To apply the pattern, just use the Swatches panel.
This Christmas seamless vector pattern includes a fully editable EPS CS version file and a high-resolution RGB jpeg file. To make seamless compositions, just use the included pattern in the Swatch panel to fill any shapes.
This is a set of six Christmas seamless patterns with Santa Claus, gifts, and decorations. Great for creating digital wrapping paper or filling open areas with a Christmassy pattern.
The package contains 19 JPEG watercolor seamless patterns of cones, gingerbread, pine branches, deer antlers, etc.
Splash into the holiday season with this delightful Christmas pattern pack! This pack contains 10 seamless color splash patterns inspired by holiday colors. Use these patterns for web and print work, and even fun DIY projects!
Christmas Party Flyers
If you plan on hosting a Christmas party, there are hundreds of things on your to-do list. Check off the "Design Invitation" item by using one of these festive flyer templates.
This minimal Christmas Winter Flyer is best suited for any gig, concert, party, event, or session. The flyer combines great photography stock with modern geometric shapes and badges. This item also has one PSD file, but you can change or combine the shape style with just one click.
Or stick to a lovely minimalist design with this modern Christmas flyer. This design breaks down a classic Christmas tree and decorative elements into simple pixel-based shapes. Get the most out of this flyer template by updating it with Adobe Illustrator.
The winter holidays are near! Here’s a set of eight vintage Christmas typography cards available in fully editable PSD and ready to use. Send them to all the special people in your life!
Use this design for any Christmas advertisement or Christmas party at a nightclub, at work, or for use as a holiday party invitation. You can easily change colors with one click to get different combinations to suit the feel of your event.
Need a special card to send to your loved ones? Consider this beautiful trio! This collection of Christmas cards and flyers is perfect for any beginner to design. Just open them up with Adobe Photoshop to customize them with your greeting and holiday messages.
Invite your friends and family over to a holiday event with this dazzling Christmas flyer. Designed with a watercolor-inspired Christmas tree, this flyer contains beautiful green colors and a cheery handmade font. Try it out this holiday season!
Seasonal Background Graphics
Set the scene and bring holiday cheer to any project by using a background designed to fill anyone with the Christmas spirit.
This package of trendy vintage Christmas cards and backgrounds contains 13 fully layered PSD files measuring 6×4 inches at 300 dpi. These are fully Photoshop vector layers, which means they are 100% scalable.
This product is a jolly collection of 12 Christmas card backgrounds. These are all high resolution (3600×2400 Pixels (12”x8”)) and fully layered, easily editable PSD files.
Check out this beautiful vintage Christmas advent calendar in woodcut style. It's an editable EPS10 vector illustration that uses transparency. The text on this illustration is handcrafted work and not editable.
Festive Photo Overlays
Photo overlays are an easy way to bring recognizable holiday elements into a photo. Use them on holiday portraits or flyer designs to create Christmas flair!
Check out these nine Christmas and New Year typography and photo overlay items. It includes holiday lettering and a lot of cool extras (icons, textures, sunbursts, and catchwords). You can place overlays on your amazing photos, t-shirts, New Year and Christmas cards, and much more!
This set includes six Christmas and New Year photo overlays. Check out the cool holiday lettering and three winter retro textures! The text is editable (create your own wishes if you want). Only free fonts used.
Festive Lightroom Presets
Who doesn't take tons of photos around the holidays? But then who has time to edit all those shots amidst the busyness of the season? Save time and craft holiday warmth with some Lightroom presets.
Bring the festive spirit in with this collection of family, lifestyle and portrait presets for Adobe Lightroom. Beautiful jolly colors, warm skintones, and a special analog touch will make your images look like a party!
Seasonal icons are wonderful details that can be used to "trim" your designs and craft a fun and festive mood with the smallest and simplest of shapes.
Bookmark this amazing set of Christmas icons to use in your future holiday projects! This set contains 16 total icons with a minimalist line appearance that goes with nearly any design. Enjoy this pack of icons for cards, flyers, and more!
A pack of clean, minimal festive Christmas icons. This resource contains 16 festive Christmas icons. It includes a snowman, stocking, Christmas tree, star, present, sleigh, snowflake and candy cane, amongst many others.
Check out this Christmas and New Year set of modern vector line design icons and pictograms. Inside, you can find Santa, ornament, elf, Christmas tree, pretzel, candy cane, stocking, flag banner, calendar, firework, and champagne icons.
Festive Graphic Sets
These collections of backgrounds, shapes, and other various elements comprise a more fully realized assortment of Christmas graphics that can be used to craft your own holiday-themed designs.
This is a collection of vector hand-drawn Christmas decorations. This kit includes eight different elements and two Christmas cards.
This watercolor Christmas set includes 43 PNG wreaths, reindeer antlers, cinnamon, orange, holly, mistletoe, and so on to create your own enchanting Christmas themes.
This is a set of wonderfully detailed hand-drawn ink Christmas wreaths. Use these original design elements to add classic Christmas nostalgia to your work.
This is a handsome digital paper pack that includes 12 digital paper Christmas background in a perfectly seamless 12"x12" JPG file 300dpi.
This illustration of an idealistic winter town in a contemporary flat style is perfect for a quaint background setting for Holiday announcements or invitations. The file is included in a 100% editable vector format.
This adorable Christmas Card includes illustrated animals giving gifts. How can anyone pass up on something this perfectly cute?
This set of classic Christmas elements includes many holiday shapes commonly associated with the Christmas holiday, such as reindeer, pine trees, and angels. This product contains transparent PNG files, three background images, and an EPS vector.
Showcase your design with this Christmas Ball mockup. This photorealistic PSD template is fully editable. With smart objects included, you can edit the layers of the graphic canvas or remove them completely and place your own graphics inside, without worrying about perspective or light and shadow effects.
These labels and badges will have you prepared for any upcoming Christmas-inspired project. Enjoy 12 vector logos, badges, and labels to bring the best out of your work. Great for print materials, social media, and so much more.
Christmas has its own sound, smells, songs, and traditions. Almost nothing about the holiday looks like the rest of the year. So don't use the same fonts in your Christmas designs that you would use year-round. (Give Helvetica a much-needed break!) Try a new Christmas font instead!
Marthina Script Two Style is a modern calligraphy typeface collection from Ianmikraz studio, combining elegant fonts from copperplate to contemporary typefaces.
Celebrate the holidays with this lovely font trio. Included are some extra illustrated goodies like hand-drawn vector elements to make your graphics pop! Enjoy access to 56 vector illustrations and three handmade fonts.
Deck out your holiday flyers and postcards with a beautiful floral font inspired by the wintertime. This snowy winter font is simply special and magical. It was made with love and care and will instantly beautify any design. Try it out!
This list is packed with a variety of Christmas-themed add-ons for you to spice up your holiday designs. All of us here at Envato Tuts+ wish you a safe and warm holiday season and the merriest of Christmases!
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