With Christmas coming soon, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to decorate your website for the holidays. To help you get inspired, I’ve chosen some of my favourite Christmas designs from popular ecommerce sites, and I’ve even found some elements, including fonts, Photoshop brushes, backgrounds, and vectors, you can use to use to mimic these different looks on your own website.
Marks and Spencer’s Christmas shop page has a classic holiday look thanks to metallic snowflakes, an elegant font with scroll accents, and realistic gift tags.
To get this look on your own site, use this free set of dingbats to add some scroll accents to your favourite elegant font, customise this red tag PSD with your holiday promotions or one of these red Christmas tag vectors, and give everything lots of sparkle with this free set of 30 silver and gold snowflake vectors.
Table Table’s Christmas page features lots of festive red and green, and it’s decorated with fun patterned ornaments, giving it a merry look.
If you want to recreate this look on your own site, then use this vector background image decorated with hanging baubles and snowflakes, this vector image featuring 5 hanging baubles, this vector image with 4 hanging Christmas baubles, this vector image with 6 colourful hanging baubles on a white background, this vector image with three hanging ornaments and snowflakes. Alternatively, you can create your own festive backdrop for your site using this free set of colourful Christmas ornaments or this set of colourful baubles.
Young’s Christmas page is colourful and cool thanks to a background with a paper texture, lots of snowflakes, a couple of baubles, a mixture of different retro fonts, colourful text with a slightly worn look, and a typographic Christmas tree.
To get this look on your own site, you can use this colourful typographic Christmas tree vector and coordinating image, this vector image of a Christmas tree made of text, or you can create your own typographic Christmas tree and header image using one of these free paper background textures, your favourite free retro font, this Photoshop layer style to give your text a distressed look, this set of 20 different snowflake Photoshop brushes, and this free set of 14 hanging Christmas ornament brushes.
John Lewis adds some cheer to the Christmas page of their site by using a slightly retro font with a hand-drawn chalk style, and colourful boxes with a subtle stone texture and festive borders.
The Christmas page of restaurant ASK Italian’s website is adorned with large and small snowflakes in various shades of green, giving it an elegant look that works with their existing branding.
To get this look on your own site, you use this free set of 20 snowflake Photoshop brushes or this free set of 40 high-resolution snowflake brushes to create a similar background and accents in your desired colours.
The Disney Store’s Christmas page gets into the holiday spirit with a gray and white background in a hand-sketched style and a letter to Santa as the featured image.
You can create a letter to Santa using this free set of red envelope vectors, this vector image of an open envelope filled with Christmas related items, these Christmas card vector images, or this set of 4 Christmas envelope vectors. To make a similar background for your site, you can use this black and white seamless background featuring handdrawn Christmas trees, this seamless black and white pattern with hand-sketched snowmen, reindeer, presents, trees, etc., or this hand-drawn black and white seamless background decorated with stockings, bows, baubles, and snowflakes.
The Christmas page for Littlewoods has plenty of sparkle thanks to red and silver glitter accents and a background that depicts snow-covered trees.
To get this look on your site, use this set of red, silver and gold glitter backgrounds, this free set of 26 glitter textures, or this free set of 20 different glitter background textures. To make a similar background for your site, use this image of a snow covered Christmas tree, this closeup photo of a tree decorated with lights and snow, or any other festive image you like.
Whittard’s Christmas page feature purple accents decorated with golden scrolls and a background image adorned with colourful baubles with an intricate design.
You can create a similar background for your website using this set of brightly coloured bauble vectors or this set of 6 colourful ornaments and you can decorate your promotional images with this set of 13 different scroll Photoshop brushes, this free set of 7 decorate swirl brushes, this set of gold calligraphic vectors, or this free set of 30 ornamental brushes.
Next gets into the Christmas spirit with Merry Christmas written in a retro font, festive accents like a stag’s head, bows, and snowflakes, and a shining bokeh background.
To get this look on your own website, combine this set of retro Christmas labels or this set of red retro Christmas badges with this shimmering bokeh background, this glittery gold bokeh background, or your choice of one of these 18 bokeh backgrounds in white, gold, and dark styles. Then, decorate your promotional images using this set of red stag head vectors, this free set of ribbons and bows Photoshop brushes, and this free set of 18 snowflake brushes.
Mamas & Papas adds some holiday fun to their Christmas page with a snowflake background, lots of red accents, bows, ribbons, and stars, making for an elegant yet festive design.
If you want to a similar look on your own website, try this free snowflake background in white and silver or this seamless background decorated with snowflakes. Then, wrap your promo images with this white bow with red accents and this red and white ribbon bow vector and finish decorating them with this free set of 10 star Photoshop brushes.