Christmas Clip Art

An easy to make German nutcracker card
for Christmas.
      Clip art, in the graphic arts, refers to pre-made images used to illustrate any medium. Today, clip art is used extensively in both personal and commercial projects, ranging from home-printed greeting cards to commercial candles. Clip art comes in many forms, both electronic and printed. However, most clip art today is created, distributed, and used in an electronic form. Since its inception, clip art has evolved to include a wide variety of content, file formats, illustration styles, and licensing restrictions. Clip art is generally composed exclusively of illustrations (created by hand or by computer software), and does not include stock photography.
      The following Christmas clip art is the freeware property of the Kathy Grimm. If you download her graphic resources we presume that you have taken the time and care to read these terms and agree to them. The patterns are for private, non-profit use only. They are not to be redistributed by any other means of collection both on the internet or off. Visitors here may use the clip art for personal craft projects only. If you have questions about the clip art, you may write the gallery at 
      I keep this Christmas clip art file here for my family and friends who frequently craft their own Christmas cards, ornaments etc... I also have Christmas clip art at the new Christian Clip Art Review blog. It is filed under Christmas Clip Art and Advent Clip Art and Clip Art of Angels. In addition to all of this, visitors and family members may also find Christmas card samples with instructions by me at Christian Card Ministry.

Listing of Christmas Clip Art by Kathy Grimm:
A vase of Christmas poinsettia * Christmas gifts wrapped with bows *Christmas bear ornaments *Santa's Sugar Plum Labels  *Victorian Christmas Bell Clip Art  *Rocking Horse Clip Art *Christmas bells tied up with a festive bow *Three Christmas nutcrackers  (Nussknacker) *Old-fashioned sleds *Christmas Silouettes  *Advent Wreath  *Christmas Elf Clip Art *Red and Green luminary *Christmas plum pudding *Christmas Ornaments of Santa Claus  *Christmas Tree Graphics *Victorian Christmas Gift Tags *Christmas Candle Clip Art * Ringing Christmas Bells *Chiming Christmas Bells  *Reindeer *Glowing electric light bulb garlands *Christmas Candy Clip Art * Santa Graphics for Black Backgrounds *Sock Snowman *Stuffed Stocking Graphics *Christmas Angels *German Belznickles *Christmas Magic *Mistletoe for Christmas *Graphics of Snowmen *Christmas stockings *Christmas trees *Clip Art of Gingerbread *Christmas wreaths (variety) *Christmas holly *Wicker Snowman * "Ringing In the Holidays" *Christmas Greetings *Dear Old Santa Claus  *Lussekatter Clip Art  *Write A Letter To Santa  *Medallion Shaped St. Nick * Restored, Nostalgic, Christmas Postcards of Santa  *Santa's Toy Bag Gift Tags  *Santa's Christmas Greetings Gift Tags  *Antique Belsnickle Postcard  * Christmas Poinsettia Graphics * Nimble Nicks * Clip Art by Clapsaddle * Rose O'Neill Kewpie Clip Art * Vintage Floral Motifs * Santa Wave Gift Tags * "I bring you glad tidings" silhouettes * Decorative color designs for furniture * black and white silhouettes * Restored angelic postcards * All In The Family Retro Gift Tags * Red, White and Blue Shield * Bell gift tags in four colors * Holly Gift Tags *

Digital Scrap Papers for Printing: Tiny Figure ******

Specific Terms of Use for Printing Hard Copy And Web Applications
      The clip art on this blog is free to use only if you use it within particular boundaries. What this means is that graphics here may be used freely by Christian  non-for-profit organizations, Catholic or Protestant, Baptist or Reformed, Independent or Messianic, Jewish, etc.. under certain conditions. Freeware does not mean absolutely free, I have listed the explicit circumstances in which the graphics may be used below. 

      In addition to ministry related professions, public school teachers may also use resources provided here in their classrooms provided they do not misrepresent it's origins or authors. There are no restrictions of use concerning the number of copies printed for school children in any country.  Be cautious, however, in the uploading of the materials to public websites. This is considered "republishing" and does break copyright law for those resources that are generated by Kathy Grimm in specific. Always link back to this blog in order to reference materials and also to download materials for school assignments etc... if you are not certain of the articles or resources origins. This site complies to those correct copyright standards maintained for the benefit of all educators.

A list of good uses are:
1. church newsletters electronic or hardcopy
3. church or Christian school related e-mail
4. church bulletins electronic or hardcopy
5. advertising of Christian events (No tee shirts, please.)
6. worksheets for Christian schools and Sunday schools
7. VBS, Vacation Bible School
8. power point and slide shows developed by certified teachers, pastors, priests, and church staff
9. Christian school yearbook graphics
10. church or Christian school letterhead and stationary
11. personal craft projects for gift giving (non-profit)
12. Web masters and authors may use graphics to promote the Gospel of Jesus within the context of an article online and should also share a common belief in The Apostles Creed with us. Return a link to the gallery, please. (No redistribution of graphics as an online collection!)
13. Homeschoolers teaching and crafting with kids for educational use and personal art projects.

Unethical and Illegal Use?

      Do not use the clip art for publications that promote hate speech, pornography, gambling, or any other unlawful activities. It is unethical to republish content in order to drive traffic onto pages that promote criminal activity. Graphics, worksheets, coloring pages, craft resource etc... are here for ministry, education and private home use only. All original and/or derivative works are copyrighted by the Kathy Rice Grimm. Do not burn her graphics to a CD collection for resale or include them in any other online collection of clip art. These can only be used for Christian/Messianic ministries promoting activities that positively teach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Churches, pastors, priests, rabbi  and Christian media may super-impose a logo, quotes, scripture, or name of it’s ministry on top of the graphics to create a unique identity for these visual aids. However, this does not mean that the graphic will belong to the person or persons altering it, graphics should never be redistributed as free clip art from other resources unless special permissions are granted in writing. And guess what, we will never grant permission for it’s distribution from those web pages promoting criminal activities. If our patrons should ever see these graphics or read our articles on those pages that promote the trafficking of slaves, pornography, gambling, or the promotion of ‘hate’ speech please inform our staff immediately! If you are in Christian or Messianic ministry and believe in the Apostles Creed, then you are perfectly welcome to use the graphics distributed here; it is not necessary for you to either attend or promote my denomination in specific. All believers in Jesus as Messiah agree to the basic principles and literal interpretations of the apostles creed.
      Do not hotlink to the images. These graphics are designed primarily for publishing projects, and arts/crafts. If you are in ministry on the web and would like to include an image within the context of an article, write me and ask. Hotlinking is bandwidth theft! It is illegal to hotlink to a copyrighted image. Use the reblog software, you do not need to commit bandwidth theft, people, in order to use content.

      For further inquiry or special permissions you may write the staff at

May I reblog what I find here? Yes, only by using the reblog buttons located under each post. Blogger now has a software especially designed for this task. It is the proper way to reblog without running into copyright issues. Use it folks and be covered!
Where do the materials come from and how may these be used?
      Some of the articles, and many of the craft instructions are original materials by Kathy Grimm and are copyrighted. Make sure that you know what is what before presuming it to be public domain resource. All of the coloring pages, worksheets, puzzles, cartoons and illustrated poems are either cleaned and restored here or are created entirely by myself or my family members. 

      The photography with copyright notices used in the craft articles are the sole property of Kathy Grimm and may not be used elsewhere on the web unless, you use the blogs' "reblog" software button located beneath the post. Google also sometimes uses our photos to link to our site through images or by maintaining web history through their searches. By submitting our content to Google we agree with the practice, however, this does not mean that we have similar agreements with webmasters who claim to have search pages that do not provide a direct link to our blog with every image or post listed. Search pages at pinterest do provide direct image linking to our blog, so this search software is a good example of a company software using a correct and ethical linking practice. 
      The videos posted on this blog belong to their prospective owners and are not in the public domain! These videos are provided by the youtube services freely in order to promote viral searches that are related under the category of Christmas on this blog. When you upload a video at youtube, you agree to this practice.
      Some of the content redistributed on this blog comes from the generous people at Wikipedia freely distributes both encyclopedia articles or current articles that have been both dedicated to the public domain or have passed into the public domain by default. These articles may be freely printed by all school teachers. However, the articles should not be misrepresented as belonging to people who have not actually written them. If you include these in a publishing hard copy, you must reference their original authors in the back of the book, assignment, or report as you would for any resource used or quoted when compiling a book or turning in a paper.      
      All poetry transcribed on the blog is in the public domain. If the author is not listed with the poem then we do not know who wrote it. We are, however, certain of the dates of publication and can therefore determine the poetry to be in the public domain. If we know the author of the poem, we note him or her with the poem.

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