Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Free Fantastic Fonts for Festive DIY Fun

Christmas is a holiday for the senses. The music we hear, the foods we taste, the hugs we feel, the aromas of roasting turkey, of cinnamon and of pine that delight our noses, plus the sight of all this and other good things, help create the atmosphere of home and goodwill we associate with this time of year.

I love it all. But it's probably the images of Christmas that mean the most to me. From the decorations, so bright and cheery, to family gathered around a laden table,  these are the things that I look forward to with childlike zeal.

Thus, when creating festive projects such as greeting cards or gift tags the search for the right image is an important part of the task. It needs to be not just something reflective of the season, but of the right mood, whether that of humour, warmth or religion.

And yet.. while the right picture means a lot, there's another element required to make it picture perfect. At work on my projects this year I found myself facing a bit of a challenge. Finding the right font to extend my messages of  "Merry Christmas",  "Season's Greetings" and "Happy Holidays", wasn't nearly as simple as finding the ideal image it seemed.

A trip to an iCLIPART.com Pinterest page ( Pinterest iCLIPART Free Photoshop Resources ) was just the answer for me though with a number of options for free seasonal fonts.  Here's a sampling of what I found:

We Lived Happily Ever After Festive and Free Fonts

Elegance and Enchangment Free Fonts for DIY Holiday Cards

Lia Griffith Favourite Fonts That Are Great for the Holidays
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