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Desktop Wallpaper Calendars: December 2012 (Christmas Edition)

We always try our best to challenge your artistic abilities and produce some interesting, beautiful and creative artwork. And as designers we usually turn to different sources of inspiration.

This post features free desktop wallpapers created by artists across the globe for December 2012. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free. It’s time to freshen up your wallpaper!

Please note that:

  • All images can be clicked on and lead to the preview of the wallpaper,
  • You can feature your work in our magazine by taking part in our Desktop Wallpaper Calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

Delivery

Designed by Vlad Gerasimov from Russia.

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Holiday Hand-Lettering

“A hand-drawn snowflake to get you in the holiday spirit!” Designed by Stephen Kistner from USA.

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Christmas Snake Surprise

Designed by Cheloveche.ru from Russia.

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New Year Is Near

Designed by Ljubinka Fuzinato from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Christmas Wishes

“Ever since my childhood I have always imagined santa and snowman dancing & celebrating for christmas. Here’s an illustration of that. Merry Christmas to one and all :).” Designed by Bharat Kv from India.

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December

Designed by Vlad Gerasimov from Russia.

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Tree Of Lights

Designed by Vlad Gerasimov from Russia.

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Merry Christmas

“Christmas greetings from Santa and his reindeer.” Designed by Eddie Wong from Ireland.

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Illustration (Underwater Paradise)

“Depending on our location on the globe, winter is lived differently. What about the underwater world?” Designed by Roxane Fiore from Canada.

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Trailer Santa

“A mid-century modern christmas scene outside the norm of snowflakes and winter landscapes.” Designed by Houndstooth from USA.

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Leaf Margins

Designed by Benga from Israel.

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Fire Potion

“Fire Potion for sweet kisses and warm hugs.” Designed by Lin Chervenkova from United Kingdom.

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House Of The Birds

Designed by Pietje Precies from The Netherlands.

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White Playground

Designed by Kate Jones from Brighton, UK.

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Santa Claus Is Coming…

“Santa Claus is coming with lots of happiness and blessings for you and wish you Merry Christmas!” Designed by Debobrata Debnath from India.

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Ready For Christmas

“Frederique is a satiric webcomic series about the day-to-day adventures of three friends: going to school, getting rejected by hot chicks and enjoying life with full blown optimism.” Designed by Richard Dancsi from Hungary/Germany.

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Kemono Ninja

“Kemono Ninja is the title of our new game and the kemonos are the characters of our game, we are launching soon and here you can see the kemonos been ready for the next Christmas Day.” Designed by Hector J. Sanz, Virtualmind from Spain.

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Christmas In Advance

Designed by Elise Vanoorbeek from Belgium.

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Decemberist

“December is plowing yet. When the smoke-clouds break,High in the sky shines a field as wide as the world.There he toils for the Kingdom of Heaven’s sake.Ah, he is taller than clouds of the little earth.Only the congress of planets is over him,And the arching path where new sweet stars have birth.Wearing his peasant dress, his head bent low,December, that angel of Peace, is plowing yet;Forward, across the field, his horses go.(Based on Chinese Nightingale, 1917).” Designed by Dynomite from Germany.

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Xmas Time

“I wish you a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year 2013 full of joy, happiness and prosperity ! :).” Designed by Tatyana Alexandrova from Russia.

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Best Friends

“Best friends posing for a photo.” Designed by Nenad S. Lazich from Serbia.

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Happy Holidays

“It’s that time of the year, when we forget our tears, rejoice, love and cheer!” Designed by Webinnova from India.

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Surprise

“Happy Holidays!” Designed by Zgm from Canada.

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Maya

Designed by Katerina Bobkova from Ukraine.

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Happy Holidays

Designed by Christina Mokry from Germany.

“I wish you a Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year 2013 full of joy, happiness and prosperity ! :).” Designed by Tatyana Alexandrova from Russia.

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Best Friends

“Best friends posing for a photo.” Designed by Nenad S. Lazich from Serbia.

Smashing Wallpaper - December 2012

Happy Holidays

“It’s that time of the year, when we forget our tears, rejoice, love and cheer!” Designed by Webinnova from India.

Smashing Wallpaper - December 2012

Surprise

“Happy Holidays!” Designed by Zgm from Canada.

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Maya

Designed by Katerina Bobkova from Ukraine.

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Happy Holidays

Designed by Christina Mokry from Germany.

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Crazy Elf

“We’ve had a lot of fun creating designs based on the paintings of our good friend Cathy Senitt. This is from one of her fantastic 70s portraits.” Designed by Shirley Al from Canada.

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Show Some Guts

“Sometimes you just have to show some guts; even if it’s not what other people have in mind!” Designed by Kristjan Ait from Estonia.

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Sweet December

“Wish you a nice and sweet december 2012 :).” Designed by Claudio Lione from Germany.

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Christmas Snowflakes

“Everything has its own magic during the Christmas.” Designed by Magdalena Vinterova from Slovakia.

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Join In Next Month!

Please note that we respect and carefully consider the ideas and motivation behind each and every artist’s work. This is why we give all artists the full freedom to explore their creativity and express emotions and experience throughout their works. This is also why the themes of the wallpapers weren’t anyhow influenced by us, but rather designed from scratch by the artists themselves.

A big thank you to all designers for their participation. Join in next month!

What’s Your Favorite?

What’s your favorite theme or wallpaper for this month? Please let us know in the comment section below.

Stay creative and keep on smashing!

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