Free, Festive, and Award-Winning Packaging Design Templates by 99designs

by | Oct 13, 2020 | custom packaging tips

Wow customers with Holiday Design Templates hand-picked by Packlane’s Founder

2020 is the biggest year on record for e-commerce with experts forecasting a 40% increase in shipping activity compared to 2019. This means that your busy season is about to get even busier. The experience that customers receive will be extremely influential in how they walk into 2021 with you. And it is likely that your customers are already receiving multiple deliveries a day.

How do you prevent your brand from becoming just another piece of kraft cardboard on someone’s doorstep? Get intentional with your packaging design and your box is guaranteed to stand out in a sea of deliveries.

Not everyone has the time, money, or skills to create a new box design solely for the last quarter of the year, which is why we’ve done the hard work for you. We’ve partnered with 99designs to offer 3 Holiday Packaging Design Templates that are free for you to use!

 

Tis the season for extraordinary design

The designers from 99designs have made easy-to-use and completely customizable packaging design templates for your brand. Here’s what you can expect to receive when you download your template:

  • Festive, holiday-themed vectors and fonts
  • Exterior and Interior Print Patterns (*with the exception of any template printed in white ink)
  • Multi-color and single color options that can be customized
  • Adjustable .Ai and PDF files for each template

Rather than spending the time or money to create your own holiday packaging design, you get access to beautiful, brand-able artwork that was thoughtfully created by award-winning designers. Not only are these templates a no-brainer, but they are a must-have for this holiday season.

 

Meet the best of the best packaging designers

To find the merriest, most cheery packaging design, we ran a week-long contest in collaboration with 99designs. With 47 amazing designer submissions, we had the extremely hard task of narrowing down our most favorite designs. Our packaging experts and Founder, Miriam Brafman studied the best of the best and selected our Top 3 Winners of the competition.

Each and every design submission offered fun, festive creativity; however, our finalists came with brilliant design templates that represent a range of styles that could be adapted and used for any type of small business. We were truly wowed by the following designs and hope you love the stunning patterns, color palettes, vector details, and customization options as much as we do.

 

Ho Ho Holidays by BarbaraKu 

Barbara is passionate about creating impactful and unique brand designs. She especially enjoys packaging design and creating eye-catching illustrations and patterns. In her free time she experiments with new and creative approaches by combining animation, illustration and photography to her design!

Ho Ho Holidays was inspired by all of the little things that make Christmas great–amazing sweets, decorations and ornaments. Barbara kept the design simple and flat in shapes, but chose to make it fun with the color palette. We loved the thoughtful coordination between the exterior and interior prints for this box design.

 

Light and Dark by Molecula 

Irina is the freelance graphic designer behind Molecula design. Based in Romania, she is a PR and communication graduate that transitioned to graphic design because it was way more fun.

As a big fan of flat, geometrical design with clean lines and lots of symmetry, her aim was to create an asset pack that was simple yet festive for anyone and everyone to ‘decorate’ their packages–which is one of the many reasons why we loved and selected this template! Irina enjoys nature-inspired design, so she brought both botanical and animal elements to her holiday packaging.

 

 

 

Gingerbread by Lorempix

Safa Benizid Tunisian is the designer behind the brand, Lorempix. As an expert in packaging design, Safa wanted to offer a design that could be used for any brand, but specifically for those within the food and beverage industries. Reminiscent of Christmas, the goal was to design a pattern that felt nostalgic. At Packlane, you know we love white ink on kraft, so this design stood out to us immediately. With icing-inspired vectors, our packaging experts admired the playful design that truly is reminiscent of a gingerbread house.

 

 

Packlane’s Holiday Order Deadlines and Shipping Speeds

This holiday season is going to be busy for everyone, including us here at Packlane. To make sure we’re setting our customers up for success, we’ve pushed our holiday order deadlines up and have added new shipping speeds through the month of December. Learn more about our Holiday Print Schedule and get your boxes delivered with plenty of time to ship out to customers.

 

Are you ready for the most wonderful time of the year?

The holidays will be here before you know it! With our holiday asset packs, prepping your packaging is simple. If you’re interested in a more custom packaging design option, take advantage of our 99designs partnership and submit your request at least 2 weeks before you plan to order your boxes. 99designs will match you with award-winning designers that specialize in branded packaging and understand the ins-and-outs of our Packlane dielines.

If you haven’t already, get festive, download your Holiday Design Templates today and share with your colleagues today. Just think of it as Packlane’s gift to you that keeps on giving!

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Danielle Anderson
Content Marketing and Community Manager
Danielle Anderson is the Content Marketing and Community Manager at Packlane. Born and raised on the East Coast, she is an inspired storyteller with a love for beautiful content and thoughtful design. When she’s away from her desk, you can find her at the movies, the best brunch spot in town, the local bookstore, the gym, or on the next flight to Europe.
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Danielle Anderson
Content Marketing and Community Manager
Danielle Anderson is the Content Marketing and Community Manager at Packlane. Born and raised on the East Coast, she is an inspired storyteller with a love for beautiful content and thoughtful design. When she’s away from her desk, you can find her at the movies, the best brunch spot in town, the local bookstore, the gym, or on the next flight to Europe.
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