The 2013 Christmas and New Year’s holiday season is quickly approaching us and will be here before you know it. For many people, it’s their favourite time of year, filled with lots of festivities and quality time spent with friends and family. If you’re someone who loves holiday cheer and decorations, you’re in luck as there are many free wonderful holiday graphics and wallpapers on the web.
To get you started, we’ve compiled a list of 30 beautiful holiday desktop wallpapers that will not only help to get you into the holiday spirit but will also brighten up your computer desktop.
Merry Christmas Bear
This holiday bear is adorned by a holiday wreath with pine cones and flowers.
Merry Christmas Snowman
You can’t help but think of Frosty the Snowman when looking at this wallpaper, although it looks a little mischievous.
Merry Christmas Ornament
A simple Christmas ornament stocking with a tiny little snowman.
You can tell that there’s a nice, warm farm burning inside this cozy little home.
Here, everyone is having fun in the snow, even the family dog.
A Village in Winter
It’s so cold outside that the pond has frozen over as well; it looks like a great time for ice skating.
12 Days of Christmas
There is a lot of Christmas cheer going on here, from carolers singing to Santa and his reindeer travelling through the sky in the distance.
All of the beautiful house lights really give this wallpaper a warm feeling.
Happy New Year, 2013
These ornaments look to have an almost snowy background.
This background is all red and sparkly, with a hint of gold and black.
Happy New Year, 2012
Again we have ornaments in the snow – red and white.
Classic Christmas Painting
A beautiful snowy scene painted by Thomas Kinkade.
This looks like an extravagant Christmas in a large home – the dog especially seems to be enjoying himself.
This simple wooden backdrop with Christmas presents and bells is sure to brighten up your desktop.
Christmas Tree in Paris
This actual picture of a Christmas tree in Paris is magnificent.
Small Christmas Tree
This small Christmas tree, full of ornaments and covered in snow, looks a little lonely.
Abstract Christmas Tree
Here you have a simple black background with a gold sparkly Christmas tree that really stands out.
Hometown Christmas Memories
You can really tell that this is a peaceful place to live, filled with a lot of memories.
As you can see, this is one cool snowman lying down in the snow.
This beautiful lodge has a lot of Christmas lights and characters.
Christmas in Team Fortress 2
If you’re a fan of the game Team Fortress 2, this wallpaper is for you.
This blue wallpaper has three ornaments and a message that will remind you daily to have yourself a “Merry Christmas!”
Glowing Star on Snowy Tree
The brightly lit tree really stands out against the dark background and looks almost magical.
With this wallpaper, you can get up close and personal with Santa and his sleigh flying through the sky.
In this Winter Wonderland, the trees are covered in snow, and the stars are shining bright.
Crash Landing Elf
This comical background is sure to give you and your friends a laugh or two.
Annie the Darkchild
This wallpaper is for all the Annie – The Dark Child game lovers.
Slam Dunk Santa
Here you have another comical wallpaper that displays Santa’s dunking skills.
At this snowy cottage, there’s a nice surprise in the mailbox.
This Christmas bell with mistletoe and blue background is simple and elegant.
Now that we have shared 30 gorgeous HD holiday desktop wallpapers, please let us know which one is your favourite?