Free Christmas Borders and Frames

A GIF of Christmas wishlists next to a cat on a table and snow outside the window

The Spruce / Lisa Fasol

These free Christmas borders are going to look great when put on your family's holiday photo on a Christmas party invitation, a holiday thank you note, or whatever else you might need one for.

You'll find the best free Christmas borders available online here, from the simple and elegant to the outrageous and fun. There are many different styles so you're sure to find what you're looking for.

These are horizontal and vertical Christmas borders which are great to go around photos or under headlines, as well as full-page borders, making it a great addition to your Christmas stationery stash. These are perfect for your Christmas newsletter or Dear Santa letter.

Make these Christmas borders even more spectacular by pairing them with some free ​Christmas clip art, Santa clip art, or Christmas tree clip art. Print them out on either card stock or regular computer paper and they'll look great.

  • 01 of 07

    Pine and Mistletoe

    A Christmas border with evergreen and berries.

    Gallery Yopriceville

    This Christmas border would from Gallery Yopriceville be great for anything holiday-related, with its bright green pine and rich red mistletoe berries. Small stars and lights are scattered within giving it a fun twist on a traditional look.

    Click on the image of the Christmas border to download and you can then right-click and save it as a .png file. This is a transparent border so you can use it for just about anything.

    There are over 200 more Christmas borders and frames, that you can download and print for free here with all kinds of holiday images from elegant to whimsical.

    Pine and Mistletoe from Gallery Yopriceville

  • 02 of 07

    Owl Lights

    An owl and Christmas lights Christmas border

    My Owl Barn

    This adorable Christmas border from My Owl Barn features lightly textured paper bordered on the top and bottom with strings of Christmas lights and a very cute owl.

    There's also another style of owl Christmas border hear as well as are matching free, printable Christmas tags here that will look great on top of your gifts this Christmas.

    Owl Lights from My Owl Barn

  • 03 of 07

    Vintage Christmas

    A vintage holly frame.

    Hellas Multimedia

    This vintage Christmas border from Hellas Multimedia has a worn look to it with a faded painting of holly and berries. Just right-click the image to save it on your computer.

    Hellas Multimedia has a whopping 10 pages full of Christmas borders that go all different directions. The Christmas borders are grouped by color making it very easy to find the one you're looking for.

    Vintage Christmas from Hellas Multimedia

  • 04 of 07

    Holly and Berries

    A holly and berry Christmas border

    Fg-a

    Delicate groups of holly and berries surround the page in this free Christmas border from Fg-A.

    There are more free Christmas borders here as well as top-of-the-page borders and some festive photo frames. They include Christmas lights, ornaments, bells, stars, holly and berry, Christmas trees, confetti, Santa, reindeer, candy canes, toys, and much more.

    Holly and Berries from Fg-A

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  • 05 of 07

    Christmas Is Here

    A Christmas border with snowflakes and bells

    Template.net

    This cheerful border from Template.net has a frame of snowflakes on a bright red background and greenery, ornaments, bells, and a bow up at the top of the page. Use the green Download button to download a full-sized Christmas border. Most of the borders are available to download for Word, Pages, and Google Docs.

    There's a wide variety of other free Christmas borders available showing cherry images of Santa, angels, gifts, bells, reindeer, gingerbread men, candy canes, Christmas trees, gifts, wreaths, polar bears, and snowflakes.

    Christmas Is Here from Template.net

  • 06 of 07

    Red Bow Elegance

    A black and red Christmas border

    Creative Certificates

    This Christmas border from Creative Certificates is elegant with a black and white border all topped off with a bright red bow.

    You can download and print the border or use it digitally. You can also step through their free generator that will get you a Christmas certificate using the border. Using this option you can add text or photos right in your browser.

    There are more free Christmas borders here that take just minutes to download. You'll love the fun images of gifts, bows, stars, ornaments, Christmas trees, bells, holly and berries, birds, candy canes, Santa, snowflakes, wreaths, and reindeer.

    Red Bow Elegance from Creative Certificates

  • 07 of 07

    Christmas Washi Tape

    Several different styles of Christmas borders

    Print This Today

    This virtual Christmas washi tape from Print This Today can be used instead of a Christmas border to liven up your projects. This sheet of washi tape features gingerbread men, Christmas trees, stockings, snowflakes, and mistletoe.

    There are three other sets of free, downloadable Christmas washi tape strips that would make excellent borders as well. There are borders of greenery, birds, stripes, bears, Santa, bells, penguins, elves, snowmen, gifts, and more.

    Christmas Washi Tape from Print This Today