30 Wintry Color Palettes for Graphic Designers

When the weather turns cold, the graphic design business starts heating up with work for Black Friday, Christmas, and Hanukkah in the form of greeting cards, posters, web ads, flyers, catalogs, postcards and more. The trick to a successful winter holiday marketing campaign lies in first commanding attention, but all too often designers fall back on the same winter hues. That strategy won’t help you stand out from the crowd. Instead, try incorporating the following 30 creative wintry color palettes into your graphic designs. Each maintains a decidedly winter theme, yet incorporates a contrasting color hue or two that make them perfect palettes to grab customer attention with holiday marketing.

1.  Sugar Cookies and Snow by webseitler

Palette  Sugarcookies & Snow  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-28-53

 

2.  Snowman Massacre by artseykerley

Palette  snowman massacre.  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-29-38

 

3.  Butterfly Winter by ColourLover

Palette  Butterfly Winter  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-30-22

 

4.  Ladybug in Winter by xeenyth

Palette  ladybug in winter  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-31-03

 

5.  Dear Santa by bianka

Palette  Dear Santa  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-31-49

 

6.  Vintage Christmas Tree by ModMelon

Palette  vintagechristmastree  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-32-25

 

7.  Fiber Optic Angel by electroluv

Palette  Fiber Optic Angel  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-33-00

 

8.  Hand-Painted Dreidel by honeytree

Palette  Hand-Painted Dreidel  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-33-35

 

9.  Cherries In The Snow by amoursensible

Palette  Cherries in the Snow  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-34-16

 

10.  Winter’s Rose Garden by angelafaye

Palette  winter's rose garden  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-34-53

 

11.  Santa Toy Tree by kbarrett

Palette  Santa Toy Tree  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-35-34

 

12.  Happy Hanukkah by silver

Palette  [VCC] Happy Hanukkah  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-36-10

 

13.  Christmas Tree Fairy by Wordofmouse

Palette  Christmas Tree Fairy  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-36-48

 

14.  Ugly Snowman by ycc2106

Palette  Ugly Snowman [CSL]  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-37-28

 

15.  Winter Woods by undecided

Palette  winter woods  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-39-10

 

16.  Winter Sunshine by Pennington

Palette  Winter Sunshine  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-39-49

 

17.  Crystal Ice Palace by Skyblue2u

Palette  Crystal Ice Palace  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-40-27

 

18.  Wintertime by fruzsi

Palette  Winter time  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-41-06

 

19.  Winter Sunrise by ColourLover

Palette  Winter Sunrise  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-41-47

 

20.  Blurred Fun In Snow by hiyall

Palette  blurred fun in snow  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-42-23

 

21.  Winter Hot Cocoa by monasijoshi

Palette  Winter Hot Cocoa  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-43-04

 

22.  Winter Beach Kiss by smartalec

Palette  Winter Beach Kiss  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-43-40

 

23.  Winter Moonrise by sherrydee846

Palette  Winter Moonrise  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-44-21

 

24.  A Taste of Winter by karnoug

Palette  A taste of winter  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-44-55

 

25.  Snow, Lake, Ice by surpriseice

Palette  Snow, Lake, Ice  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-45-36

 

26.  Fox In The Snow by megalo

Palette  Fox in the snow  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-46-11

 

27.  Alpine Marsh by darkspectrum

Palette  alpine marsh.  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-46-58

 

28.  Fire In Ice by bahram

Palette  Fire in ice  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-47-37

 

29.  Winter Strawberries by g l e e *

Palette  winter strawberries  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-48-32

 

30.  Rudolph the Snowman by constantly

Palette  rudolph the snowman  COLOURlovers - Google Chrome_2012-11-14_12-49-08

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