The Big Bad List: 40+ Artworks For A Quirky Christmas Makeover

It’s that time of the year and we have some amazing stuff in store for you! With Christmas only a few weeks away, you ought to be getting them gifts sorted.

Before the festive fever grips you, get your hands on some wonderful artwork by artists from all over the world and surprise your loved ones with delightfully quirky presents!

(This list is in no particular order and is not exhaustive)


Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone.
(Charles M. Schulz)

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Merry Christmas by Neha Sharma

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On a busy day twenty-two thousand people come to visit Santa, and I was told that it is an elf’s lot to remain merry in the face of torment and adversity. I promised to keep that in mind.
(David Sedaris)

Santa The Elf by Dominic Rego
Santa The Elf by Dominic Rego

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Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
(Norman Vincent Peale)

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Christmas by Yu-Ming Huang

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To a child, dreams of reindeer and candy canes dance in the head because Christmas implores in even the most cynical a desire to be part of the magic.

(unknown)

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Christmas 2015 by Yu-Ming Hwang

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A lovely thing about Christmas is that it’s compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and we all go through it together.
(Garrison Keillor, Leaving Home)

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Christmas Cupcake by Woodle Doodle

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He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.
(Roy L. Smith)

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Christmas Gifts Are On The Way by Woodle Doodle

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Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
(Hamilton Wright Mabie)

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Santa Lion by Balazs Solti

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Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.
(Gladys Taber)

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Santa Panda by Balazs Solti

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There are some wonderful aspects to Christmas. It’s magical. And each year, from at least November, well, September, well, if I’m honest, May, I look forward to it hugely.
(Miranda Hart, Is It Just Me?)

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Xmas Is Coming by Balazs Solti

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It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.
(Dylan Thomas)

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Xmas Panda by Balazs Solti

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Without the door let sorrow lie,
And if for cold it hap to die,
We’ll bury ‘t in a Christmas pie,
And evermore be merry.
(George Wither)

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Merry Christmas by Skia

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Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!
(Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas!)

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Christmas Hijackers by Brianna Garcia

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To perceive Christmas through its wrapping becomes more difficult with every year.

(E.B. White)

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Merry Christmas by Nacho Diaz

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I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
(Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

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Holiday Reading by Jake Giddens

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The rooms were very still while the pages were softly turned and the winter sunshine crept in to touch the bright heads and serious faces with a Christmas greeting.
(Louisa May Alcott)

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Silent Knight, Holy Knight by Arnav Mazumdar

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A Christmas candle is a lovely thing; It makes no noise at all, But softly gives itself away; While quite unselfish, it grows small.
(Eva K. Logue)

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Seasons Greetings by Kendrick Ng

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Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.
(Laura Ingalls Wilder)

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Home Sweet Home by Enkel Dika

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I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
(Charles Dickens)

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Snowflake by Joanna Davala

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The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.
(George Carlin)

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Santa Claus by Gonzalez Ordonez Arias

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Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?

(Charlie Brown)

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Have Yourself A Scary Little Christmas by Gregbo Watson

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“Christmas ought to be brought up to date,” Maria said. “It ought to have gangsters, and aeroplanes and a lot of automatic pistols.”
(John Masefield, The Box Of Delights)

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Christmas 40000 by Doctor Gurgul

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I wish we could put up some of the Christmas spirit in jars and open a jar of it every month.
(Harlan Miller)
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The Holiday Spirit by Varsha Vijayan

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One of the ways in which cats show happiness is by sleeping.
(Cleveland Amory, The Cat Who Came for Christmas)

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Grumpy Cat by Binoodha Sasi

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Not believe in Santa Claus! You might as well not believe in fairies!
(Francis Pharcellus Church)

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Santa And The Little Angel by Feigenherz

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Layer upon layer of soft-packed snowflakes settled in near silence, forming a quilt of feathery ice crystals.
(Rebecca Nichols Alonzo)

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Artwork by Vamsi Krishna

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It comes every year and will go on forever. And along with Christmas belong the keepsakes and the customs. Those humble, everyday things a mother clings to, and ponders, like Mary in the secret spaces of her heart.
(Marjorie Holmes)

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We All Stand Together In Christmas by Selma Pimentel

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I sometimes think we expect too much of Christmas Day. We try to crowd into it the long arrears of kindliness and humanity of the whole year. As for me, I like to take my Christmas a little at a time, all through the year. And thus I drift along into the holidays – let them overtake me unexpectedly – waking up some find morning and suddenly saying to myself: ‘Why, this is Christmas Day!’
(Ray Stannard Baker)

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Christmas Eve by Ann Marie

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Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year – and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority.
(W.J. Cameron)

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Chewbacca The Red Nosed Reindeer by P.J McQuade

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I manage a toast to the Christmas tree
and one to the sweet absurdity
in the miracle of the verb to be.
Lucky you, lucky me.
(Miller Williams)

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Artwork by Eva Melhuish

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There has been only one Christmas — the rest are anniversaries.
(W. J. Cameron)

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Snowman by Roksana Skura

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Unless we make Christmas an occasion to share our blessings, all the snow in Alaska won’t make it ‘white’.
(Bing Crosby)

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Snowflake by Roksana Skura

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Peace on earth will come to stay, When we live Christmas every day.
(Helen Steiner Rice)

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Christmas by Eva Ason

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Christmas is never over, unless you want it to be.
(Lauren Myracle, Let It Snow)

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Santa’s Helpers by Eva Ason

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Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart…filled it, too, with melody that would last forever.
(Bess Streeter Aldrich, Song of Years)

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Snowmen Singing by Eva Ason

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Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
(Washington Irving)

 

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Welcome To The North Pole by Eva Ason

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Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
(Calvin Coolidge)

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Let It Snow by Eva Ason

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When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness.
(Bob Hope)

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Two Snowmen by Eva Ason

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Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we’re here for something else besides ourselves.
(Eric Sevareid)

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Jingle All The Way by Eva Ason

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My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?
(Bob Hope)

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Christmas Presents by Eva Ason

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All I Want For Christmas Is You

(Mariah Carey)

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Merry Christmas by Tejeshwar Prasad

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Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.
(G.K. Chesterton)

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Christmas by Aless Bayliss

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Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!
(Charles Dickens)

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The Rabbit Choir by Alex T. Smith

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He went to the church, and walked about the streets, and watched the people hurrying to and for, and patted the children on the head, and questioned beggars, and looked down into the kitchens of homes, and up to the windows, and found that everything could yield him pleasure. He had never dreamed of any walk, that anything, could give him so much happiness.
(Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol)

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Artwork by Hanna Riikka

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The perfect Christmas tree? All Christmas trees are perfect!
(Charles N. Barnard)

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Funny Christmas Tree by Philipp Rietz

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As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.
(Eric Sevareid)
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Winter Bird by Laura K. Maxwell

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Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.
(Peg Bracken)

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Santa Christmas by Albert

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Were I a philosopher, I should write a philosophy of toys, showing that nothing else in life need to be taken seriously, and that Christmas Day in the company of children is one of the few occasions on which men become entirely alive.
(Robert Lynd)

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My First Christmas by Anil Ayyakutty

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