Free New Year Greeting Card with 80’s Retro Text Effect

As this year draws to an end, we would like to thank you all with our free Retro New Year Card, made exclusively for you by us.

Inspired by the visuals of 1980’s, this new year card features chrome metallic text in bold, vibrant colors over a galaxy background image. The card is available for free download as high quality (HQ) JPG image of 1080×1080 px.

You can use this card for sending across new year’s greetings and wishes to your friends, family, clients & users of your products, to show them that you care :).


Here is a preview of the greeting card:

Retro New Year Card

This greeting card is available under Creative Commons Attribution license. Please keep the watermark in the image while sharing on social media or email. For further details, kindly visit the licensing page.

For those interested, below you can find the details regarding the design resources used in its making.

Resources Used in Designing this New Year Card

I referred to this awesome 80’s style chrome text effect tutorial by Chris Spooner for creating this card in Photoshop.

We’ve covered this tutorial in our round up of Photoshop tutorials previously, and you may want to check it out for more wonderful Photoshop text effect tutorials.

Free fonts and free images are used in making this greeting card, you can find the details below.

Font details

Nickainley, a free retro script font that you can download from Fontfabric. This monoline font is used in text Happy. You may want to check out our post for more retro fonts.

SK Modernist, a clean sans serif font that is also available for free download here. In this greeting card, I’ve used its bold weight for writing New Year.


Stunning shot of the night sky by Nathan Anderson from Unsplash makes the background for this retro card.

And the tiny sparkles you see around the new year text, they’re made using free lens flare stock image, courtesy

Download Retro New Year Card

Here is the link to download this free new year card:

If you like this freebie, do not forget to share this post and help spread the word, I would hugely appreciate that. Thank you!

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