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Holiday Images for Every Kind of Celebration

Holiday images are as diverse as the holidays they represent. When it comes time to celebrate these important dates, images play a key role. We send cards, we make event flyers, we decorate our homes and offices and digital spaces with the colors and symbols of the holiday. Many holiday images feature gatherings. At Halloween, children get together to go trick or treating. At Christmas-time, families and friends cozy up together to unwrap gifts and bake cookies. On Valentine’s day, couples go on romantic dates (while some friends celebrate the alternative Galentine’s Day). On Independence Days everywhere, people gather to watch parades and fireworks. Because these celebrations are about being together, they are sources of cheer and happiness. That’s why holiday visuals are so joyful, featuring bright colors, cheerful typography, and comforting photos and illustrations.

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Holiday images for email marketing

  • If you’re sending an email for the holidays, you’ll want to choose images that spread cheer and grab attention. Most emails that use visuals feature a banner at the top of the design, and some smaller images scattered throughout.
  • For holiday sales and promotions, make sure you pick a holiday image that puts the holiday on display, but also leaves room for the main message. We suggest using a pattern or texture with the colors and icons of the holiday.
  • Emails are usually delivered to a wide list of people, so you also want to make sure the imagery appeals to enough viewers to be truly effective. Patterns, textures, and backgrounds are neutral but festive, giving you more flexibility in your design. Images of people, however, might help you connect with the target demographic of your email. Either way, make sure your imagery is cheerful and bright, and always high-quality.
Holiday images for email marketing