Holidays Merged: Wicked-Cool Christmas Designs

December 16, 2010

What do you get when you combine the magic of the Christmas season with the deviant artwork of the Halloween holiday? Some seriously wicked-cool Christmas designs! Design your Christmas cards with the following 16 hand-picked Christmas card designs from DeviantART designers based on originality, skill, technique, creepiness and a completely biased “I just like it” criteria. I think you'll agree that these Christmas designs aren't just fascinating and creepy, but also designed by the hands of some very talented artists. Perhaps you can draw on these designs for inspiration for your own greeting cards, postcards, and invitations for like-minded friends this holiday season!

Scary Christmas by Din Kelion

A rampaging Rudolph or some bad eggnog? You decide.

Scary Christmas cards by JollyRotten

Creepy yet cool, these designs are totally wicked for greeting cards and invitations.

Scary Christmas by thezombified

If you ever see Santa ride in to town pulled by eight tiny bats, run, my friend. Run.

We Wish You a Scary Christmas by Terraugh

The Christmas joy might be spoiled by Christmas toys that will eat your bones boiled.

Scary Solstice by Kid-Eternity

Chtulhu and company don't make the best Christmas guests. Take a look at the “tree.”

Nightmare Before Christmas PS3 by Nebuloso69

What would a scary Christmas design post be without the mention of Jack Skellington?

Scary Christmas by fedhanyuni

Sometimes the scariest sentiments are those rife with suspense and no clear end.

Merry Scary Christmas by putninsh

I suppose photography does have its merits when it comes to graphic design. This is a photo from a real biology class.

Scary Christmas by Marticus Productions

Anime vampires and zombies decorate a Christmas tree. Wonder what they'll eat?

Dark Christmas Ornament by dischordiasnightmare

See how your spouse likes it if you hang a few of these on your Christmas tree!

Very Scary Christmas by Jayde Rosalie

The perfect scary Christmas greeting card for the macabre lover in your life.

That's Not Santa by critical-error

Up on the rooftop, click click click! That thing on the chimney is really sick!

A Very Scary Christmas by tigrin

Run, Santa, run!

The Ghost of Christmas Future by bdfire16x

How could I leave out this iconic character from Charles Dickens' immortal tale?

The Future Ghost of Christmas Future by Moragot

What the Ghost of Christmas Future might look like in, well, the future.

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Brian Morris serves in various capacities as a freelance writer, content developer and public relations specialist for growing small businesses. When he’s not writing, he can be found on the racquetball court - usually getting his tail kicked by guys 20 years older.

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January 07, 2016 03:21 am #

[...] creepy-fun sentiments to friends and family members, and it can be even more fun to design your own greeting cards for Halloween.  Be inspired to do so by the following 10 creepy Halloween greeting card [...]

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January 07, 2016 03:21 am #

Hi, I design xmas cards. Any chance of being able to use the scary snowman image?



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January 07, 2016 03:21 am #

Hi Chris, thanks for your comment. Please follow the link for the image to contact the copyright holder for permission. Good luck with your Christmas card designs, and feel free to share them with us!

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