These designers have taken holiday greeting cards to a whole other level, using animation, illustration and other techniques to create beautiful online festive visuals. Pick your favorites to send to friends and family, or use them as inspiration to craft your own.
There’s a certain thrill reserved just for holiday season. For some of us, it’s the cold breeze and kitsch decorations that get us. For others, it’s the pumpkin pie and the excuse to watch hours of TV, curled up snuggly on the couch. Whether you’re into the pretty lights, the classic snowy scenes, the office parties or the family get-togethers, we’ve created a little something for you.
Here are 23 wonderfully designed (and free) online greeting cards that capture the essence of the holidays. They were created by 15 different professionals from Wix’s creative community, including freelance graphic designers, designers from our studio and Wix Design Playground alumni. Download and share the cards with your loved ones, use them as inspiration from your graphic design portfolio, or simply drool over them, along with your favorite festive snack in hand. Without further ado, let it snow (let it snow, let it snow) 23 stunning greeting cards:
Classic Christmas color combinations with a twist, by Anita Goldstein:
Celebrate in style with Mor Zohar-Kadosh’s sparkling illustration:
Get nostalgic with this contemporary take on pop art:
Spot-on lettering with a festive color palette to match, by artist, illustrator and designer David Milan:
The ideal dose of heartwarming holiday love, by designer and illustrator Carissa Potter:
Fresh vibrant vibes in this gorgeous illustration celebrating Kwanzaa by Or Yogev:
An accurate depiction of the ice-cold, yet cosy vibes that make this season so special:
A perfectly balanced Christmukkah (a.k.a. Hannumas) celebration, by Tal Shay:
Here’s UX designer Miki Twersky’s take on a Jewish Christmas:
Botanical illustrations with a festive touch by illustrator Katherine Quinn:
Here’s one for all the animal lovers among us, by Or Dahan:
Geometric shapes have never looked this good:
A current-day take on traditional themes:
Playful sophistication at its best:
This is definitely one to get you in the holiday spirit:
A mesmerizing geometric illustration by Ariel Wollek:
Merging 3D objects with digital techniques, in this unique design by multidisciplinary designer Younjae Lee:
Nothing says cosy like a hot cup of tea by the fireplace, accurately depicted here by Ariel Sun:
A cute and colorful illustration with a handmade feel:
Mixing clean shapes and lines with a grainy texture for a striking result:
Past and future unite in this edgy design by Yotam Kellner:
Liang Dai combines a simple color palette with a stunning and iconic illustration style:
Merging classic handmade decorations with digital techniques, by Ana Khadivi:
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