The 5 Best Typefaces for Your Holiday Cards

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During the holidays, many of us like to spread cheer and show love via greeting cards and postcards. For card lovers, even those of us that like to send off the more budget-friendly e-card, finding just the right font to convey your holiday message can be a challenge.

That’s why we’ve compiled our list of holiday fonts you can easily use in your seasonal designs. These fonts are not only limited to greeting card use, but are also perfectly suited for banners, ads, post cards, calendars, and holiday brochures.

1. St. Nicholas
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As its name implies, St. Nicholas font is all about Christmas. The textured finish and decorative serifs add a touch of whimsy to this otherwise traditional script font. St. Nicholas font is perfect for headers (and lists!)

Download it here for free.

2. Desire
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Desire is another decorated serif script that is perfect for holiday greeting card use. The large, swooping lines of the Desire font are perfect for the font of your design, and purchase includes a PDF of all of the Alternates, Ligatures, Flourishes, and Catchwords for ease of reference.

Download it here for $99

3. Snowinter
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Snowinter is a wonderful holiday font that lends itself to a multitude of applications, ranging from classy to funky. The sparkly text works best in white, making it suited for darker backgrounds and designs.

Get it for free here.

4. Igloo Typeface
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With its snow-covered peaks, Igloo is perfect for winter and highly reminiscent of vintage logotypes. Downloadable for free, the font is holiday neutral, making it perfect for just about any use, from an invitation to a family holiday greeting card.

Download it here.

5. Kingthings Christmas
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If you want all the ornaments, Kingthings is the way to go. With two variations, Kingthings is all about the snowflake, and both designs use it as an ornamental feature. The typeface includes a selection of symbols, as well as a full range of numbers.

Download it here.

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