20 Merry Icon Sets For Christmas

Christmas is always a busy time of year for online sales, and just the right icons can spruce your site up nicely for all of those customers that should be streaming through your virtual doors. We’ve gathered up 20 icon sets you can use on sites, desktops and even in print ads that should set just the right tone for you this year.

Please note that the majority of these icons are free, but make sure you read the licensing agreements!

12 Christmas RSS Icons: 12 great Christmas-themed RSS icons that don’t hide the true purpose of getting you more feed subscribers.

Christmas Buddy Icons: Meant as messenger buddy icons, they are still pretty spiffy looking and would dress up a site nicely.

Christmas Dock Icons by *petercui: A set of 6 Christmas icons in PNG format that measure 256 pixels by 256 pixels.

Christmas Dock Icons by ~chicho21net: A set of 8 Christmas icons for your Windows dock in PNG format, measuring 512 pixels by 512 pixels.

Christmas Icons 2007 by ~gakuseisean: A set of 5 Christmas icons in PNG, ICO, and ICNS formats.

Christmas Icons by ~kakkr: Set of Christmas icons in ICO and PNG format for your desktop.

Christmas Social Bookmark Icons by Fast Icon: A set of 17 social bookmarking icons in various sizes that feature a Santa Claus hat on top.

Christmas Stamp Icons: 21 Christmas icons designed to look like postage stamps. All icons are in AI format and measure 128 pixels by 128 pixels.

Christmas Vector Icons: A set of 49 vector icons in GIF, PNG, ICO (favicon purpose), and vector EPS (print purpose).

Christmas XP: A set of 28 desktop icons available in PNG, ICO and ICNS formats.

Clever Icons Christmas Set: Set of 5 icons that come in BMP, PNG, GIF and ICO formats ranging from 16 pixels by 16 pixels to 256 pixels by 256 pixels. The set also includes Normal, Hot and Disabled states and in 8- and 32-bit colors.

Real Christmas ‘05 Reloaded: A set of 20 Christmas related icons available for Mac, Windows and PNG formats.

Santa Icons: A set of 5 cartoony Santa Claus icons in Windows and Mac icons provided in sizes 16 pixels by 16 pixels to 128 pixels by 128 pixels. PNG files are 128 pixels by 128 pixels only.

Smashing Magazine 8 Icon Christmas Set: A set of traditional images with a Christmas theme that are perfect for a site with an ecommerce aspect to it.  Icons range from 16 pixels by 16 pixels up to 512 pixels by 512 pixels.

Smashing Magazine 10 Icon Christmas Set: While an attractive set of 10 icons, the meaning of each one is a bit obtuse.  For instance, showing a globe with Christmas lights around it somehow means “Links,” but there is no denying they are pretty.

Vector Jungle Christmas Spheres and Gifts: A set of 12 vectors of 6 different Christmas ornament globes and 6 wrapped Christmas gifts.

Winter Holiday Set: A set of 6 winter holiday icons in PNG format that come in various sizes.

Winter Wonderland: Four iconic looking…well, icons of winter mainstays.

World Of Aqua Christmas: A set of 4 Christmas-related icons with a bit of a computer theme to them.

Xmas Pack: 11 sparkly Christmas-themed icons in PNG format from 16 pixels by 16 pixels to 128 pixels by 128 pixels.

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  • Andrew Jones

    Some nice icons, though its a shame those RSS icons are not 16×16.

    Also, its way too early for Christmas!! ;-)

  • http://www.ChristianForumSite.com jeffinj

    Wow, thanks for this post. I might use some of these for my site.

  • http://blog.littrean.com littrean

    It’s truly amazing, these guys take Vector Art to a whole new level

  • paseywhitaker

    Dude these are awesome, thanks heaps!

  • http://www.crearedesign.co.uk/ Nicola Connolly

    It’s never too early for Christmas ;-) fantastic collection, thanks Sean. Really brightens up a page when you add a bit of festive sparkle! It’s important to be careful not to over do it though – and remove online Christmas stuff pretty swiftly after December 25th if you can. People visiting sites in early January that still have their Christmas edge will quickly turn away – tolerance for any kind of festivity seems to decline sharply when the cold January mornings begin to take hold…