In this post, we merrily bring to you this huge collection of Christmas backgrounds and patterns to complement the mood of your holiday design projects.
Our collection offers backgrounds in many styles such as flat, vintage, low-poly, blurred as well as some unique textures of Christmas sweaters and sparkly glitters. You can use them to create perfect backdrop for designing promotional graphics, flyers, banners and cards.
These backgrounds, patterns and textures are available for download in different formats – fully editable vectors, layered PSD files, or ready to use JPG and PNG images. You can also check our collection of Christmas fonts to use with these backgrounds for creating your own graphics and greeting cards. Read on to browse through these beautiful backgrounds and to get their download links.
We have included both free and premium Christmas themed backgrounds and it is mentioned in the post if a background is free. Most, if not all, of the premium items offer a bundle of backgrounds and patterns. Please note that some of these may contain our affiliate links.
You may also want to check out our other posts on Christmas themed design resources to arm yourself with all the resources you need for your holiday projects.
Black Christmas Background with Golden Snowflakes (Free)
Free black background with beautiful golden snowflakes from Freepik. Available for download in vector EPS format.
Christmas Tree and Gifts Vector Patterns (Free)
8 Colorful holiday themed patterns decorated with Christmas trees and gifts over polka dotted backgrounds. Download them for free in AI and EPS formats.
Christmas Doodle Seamless Patterns
A set of hand drawn Christmas doodle patterns in two variants – Colorful and Black & White. The set comes with 30 backgrounds (15 in each style) in JPG, transparent PNG, EPS, AI formats along with pattern swatches for Photoshop and Illustrator.
Green and Gold Seamless Watercolor Backgrounds
This stylish collection features 20 seamless watercolor backgrounds and 10 isolated watercolor brush strokes in a classic color palette of green and gold. Dark greens combined with shimmering specks of gold create a magical atmosphere of festive cheer and holiday glam. Perfect for Instagram posts and stories, blog posts targeting the holiday season, modern Christmas and New Year greeting cards, gift wrap and tags.
Neutral & Gold Abstract Festive Backgrounds
These hand painted backgrounds feature beautiful acrylic texture. Neutral, earthy colors with with flecks of gold color palette make these backgrounds ideal for holiday and festive season projects for both web and print such as branding, social media posts, packaging design, greeting cards and more. Includes 16 backgrounds at 4,800 x 6,000 px and 45 backgrounds at 2,400 x 3,000 px sizes in JPG format.
Christmas Bokeh Backgrounds
A collection of 20 festive Christmas bokeh backgrounds in shades of red, green and gold. Available as 300 DPI JPG files.
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Pastel Christmas Pattern Collection (Free)
Free seamless patterns with various Christmas elements like tree, gifts, reindeer, gingerbread cookies in pastel colors. Perfect for your holiday projects.
Related: Free Solid Pastel Color Backgrounds
40 Christmas Photoshop Patterns (Free)
This freebie includes 40 Christmas themed seamless patterns for Photoshop. The download includes one .pat file with all the 40 patterns that are allowed for use in commercial projects as well.
A set of 4 backgrounds with vintage Christmas badges and decorations over wooden textured surface. Ideal for use as website headers and designing Christmas cards.
Comes with dark and light background options. Downloadable package includes 8 fully layered PSD files at 300 DPI.
Christmas Knitted Backgrounds
A unique collection of Christmas jumper patterns for all your designs to ‘wear’ this holiday season.
On purchasing this item, you’ll get 9 Christmas patterns: 3 with lettering Merry Christmas, Christmas Sale, Winter Sale; 5 seamless patterns; 1 with number 25.
Watercolor Christmas Pattern with Santa Claus Hat & Floral Elements (Free)
A colorful watercolor Christmas background pattern with santa claus hat and floral elements.
Premium Christmas background image of fir tree branches, colorful glass balls, a candle, red glittering snowflake, cinnamon sticks and anise stars on a rough wooden surface shot from top.
Silver Christmas Background
Glam up your designs using this silver Christmas background with sparkling bokeh from party lights and glitter. On purchasing, you’ll get 5133×3876 px JPG image at 72 DPI.
Green Christmas Background with Golden Snowflakes (Free)
Golden snowflakes and baubles with intricate snowflake pattern adorn this free Christmas background vector. Its green and golden color scheme lends a sense of luxury to it.
Beautiful Snowflake Background (Free)
Soft color gradients, different snowflake shapes, bokeh and sparkles feature in this decorative winter Christmas background. Available for free download on Vecteezy in EPS and JPG formats.
14 Christmas Glitter Patterns
Give your design work a glitzy appearance with these glitter effect patterns. These Christmas patterns in sparkly green, red and gold color schemes are available for download as 12×12 inches JPG images.
Christmas Grey Background Vector (Free)
Grey color Christmas background with decorative Christmas balls and snowflakes. Available for free download in AI format.
Knitted Christmas Patterns
This set contains Christmas knitted sweater patterns with traditional Scandinavian ornaments in festive colors. On purchasing, you get 24 editable EPS and AI vector files along with 5000×5000 px JPG files.
These printable patterns are ideal for designing Christmas cards, packaging designs, web banners, scrap-booking, blog header, apparel design and much more.
30 Merry Christmas Patterns
Set of 30 lovely Christmas seamless patterns with snow, stars, trees, deer, cock and cute winter elements.
They can be used for wedding save the date cards, wrapping paper, packaging, invitations, scrapbooking, blogs, banners, backgrounds, prints on fabric and other creative projects.
Background of Santa Claus giving Gifts (Free)
A cute, flat design inspired background illustration of Santa Claus riding his sleigh and giving away gifts on Christmas. Available in two sizes – 800x800px and 1200×800 px.
Christmas Gold Foil Backgrounds
This is a collection of stylish and delicate handcrafted Christmas gold foil backgrounds. These neutral and festive backgrounds will be perfect addition for many design projects both digital and print.
You may also want to check out our set of gold marble backgrounds.
Christmas Chevron Pattern Background (Free)
Free Christmas chevron background illustration in bright red and green colors from Vecteezy.
Related: Pastel Chevron Backgrounds
Vintage Christmas Backgrounds
Muted color palettes, textured elements and vintage fonts feature in these old school style Christmas cards and backgrounds. Available for purchase on GraphicRiver as 12 PSD files and 12 ready to use JPG images.
Christmas Background Set
Vector set of 4 beautiful seasonal winter backgrounds. These abstract backdrops are suitable for making postcards, Christmas invitations, posters and other Xmas, New Year and winter designs.
Download contains 1 EPS and 4725×4725 px JPG files.
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