Desktop Publishing Holiday Resource Guide

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Desktop publishing can be an invaluable tool around the holidays when you need to make Christmas cards, newsletters, or gift tags that look good with unique and applicable designs, graphics, and fonts. The authors on Bright Hub’s Desktop Publishing Channel have written a lot of helpful articles providing tutorials and advice on these types of holiday projects plus the DTP software used to get the jobs done. The following list will give you the title of the article followed by the link to take you right there.


Create Your Own Christmas Postcards Using Microsoft Word (3 part Series including designing the envelope too) at This article series has detailed instruction to make it easy for the novice to insert graphics and text to create a Christmas Cards and envelopes with Microsoft Word.

Better Holiday Family Newsletters with Desktop Publishing and These Tips at This is a great article about producing a superb looking newsletter with DTP software plus tips on fonts to use and the best kinds of paper to print on.

Create Personalized Christmas Gift Tags in Microsoft Word at Show you how to personalize and print out custom name tags using Word.

Free E-Cards in Time for the Holidays at

Free Templates to Make Holiday Cards at

Invitation Templates for Free at will help you create a good-looking invitation for any of the holiday parties you want to host.

Make Your Own Christmas Tree Gift Tags with Microsoft Word at

Free Christmas Fonts at This is a great article about where to find and how to then use the best fonts to match the season.


Four Free New Year’s Eve Fonts at Your source for the best font links.

Free Templates for Thanksgiving Decorations and Crafts at

Microsoft Publisher: Creating a Calendar from a Template at

Event Announcement Templates: Free Online Resources at

Homemade Halloween Stickers with Microsoft Publisher at