17 Best HD and 4K Holiday Wallpapers for 2018 That You Must Get

Namrata Gogoi

The nip in the air, the aroma of cookies baking, pine trees going up for sale, cheery and glittery ornaments — that time of the year is almost here for which we all wait with a fervent spirit. And before we know it, the holiday season will be on us. So, if you have been looking for ways to bring the holiday festivities to your desktop, you have come to the right place.

Best Hd And 4 K Holiday Wallpapers

We have curated some of the best holiday and Christmas wallpapers in HD and 4K, to make the wait till December worthwhile.

Take a look!

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1. Who Doesn't Love Gifts?

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Did you make your gift list yet? If you are still struggling with your holiday list, don't forget to check out our accessories list. Also, if you have difficulty keeping track of your gift ideas, let the best note-keeping apps be your new BFF.

2. Make 'em Shine

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Christmas wouldn't be the same without glittery ornaments, adorable little snowman, and strings of colorful lights. How do you start your holiday season?

3. The Cookie Man

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Pull up your sleeves and bake! The sugary sweetness of cookie frosting and the excitement of decorating the tree elevates the holiday spirit.

4. The Flying Reindeer 

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Do you like minimalist wallpapers? If yes, I am sure you'd love this holiday-themed wallpaper. Not only will the dark background be easy on your eyes but will also lend a classy look to your desktop screen.

5. All Things Beautiful

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Did you know that no two snowflakes are alike and each one is unique? 

6. Tales of Glitters and Shine

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What makes you more excited at the onset of winter? There's nothing as beautiful as the first snowfall, at least to me.

7. The Holiday Fever

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The tradition of sending gifts to your loved ones is perhaps one of the most classic Christmas traditions.

8. Snow People

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Speaking of the snowman, do you remember Olaf from Frozen? The makers wanted Olaf to be imperfect and reflect the innocence when a child makes a snowman for the first time. And that's why we have the cheery snowman with a disproportionate body and a tilted head.

9. A Million Little Stars

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The holiday season is synonymous with fairy lights. Unlike the other holiday traditions, the tradition of fairy lights is a fairly recent one. It started somewhere in the late 1800s. One of the famous moments was when the White House lit up during President Cleveland's time.  

10. North Pole, eh?

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If you prefer a toned-down holiday wallpaper, you should definitely give this wallpaper a shot. What better way to sum up the holiday season than the image of an adorable snowman asking for a lift home.

11. Jingle Bells

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Did you know that Jingle Bells was originally meant to a Thanksgiving song? Also, the song was formerly titled 'One Horse Open Sleigh'. Quite a dull name, right?

12. Tales of Stars and Snow

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What's the first thought that strikes your mind when you see this image? Something warm and cozy, right? If you love to keep a clean desktop screen, this wallpaper is perfect to accompany your desktop till Christmas.

13. The Cookie Cutter

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The green background and the red plate embody the two key colors of the holiday season. For those who are unaware, these two colors often signify as the colors of Christmas.

14. Where's the Ginger Man?

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If you ask me, keeping a check on cookies and gingerbreads can be a real struggle!

15. Save Santa the Trip?

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Dark purple never looked so great. Did you know that the word purple originated from the Greek word porphura? 

16. The Candy Man

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Candy canes originated in Germany in the 1600s and are still considered one of the most popular candies. It's often believed that the curved arm symbolically represents shepherd's sticks.

17. Hang Those Socks!

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This wallpaper is for those who love to display their desktop icons in all their glory. 'Hide desktop icons', what's that?

How Good Were You This Year?

As Calvin says, Santa gets to know if someone has been good or bad, but what if that person has been both? Will Santa visit him? Some serious thoughts to ponder upon!

On a bright note, if you are planning a trip this holiday season, do check out the Google Trips app to ease your travel worries.

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Namrata Gogoi

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Namrata Gogoi

An engineer turned tech writer, Namrata used to write software codes before turning to a career in tech- writing. She is passionate about travelling, food and reading about cool new stuff. Apart from that, she holds a bachelors degree in I.T and hails from Guwahati.