These Christmas Zoom Backgrounds Will Make You Feel Like You're Living in a Hallmark Movie

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These Christmas Zoom Backgrounds Will Make You Feel Like You're Living in a Hallmark Movie


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Christmas is best spent with the people you love most. And while it may be tricky to see everyone IRL this holiday season, there are still so many ways you can celebrate together — virtual happy hours, get-togethers, game nights, you name it.

Bring the holiday spirit to any (and all!) calls by downloading these Christmas Zoom backgrounds. Some of them will turn your living room into a decked-out wonderland, complete with twinkle lights, Christmas trees and festive decor. Others serve as great conversation starters, taking your friends and family right into their favorite Christmas movies like Home Alone and How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

In case you need a refresher, here's how to add a virtual background on Zoom.

Now that you're a pro, browse through these Santa-approved Zoom backgrounds and download any that catch your eye. They're completely free, so feel free to switch 'em out as often as you'd like. The more, the merrier!

Hallmark Channel

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Photo credit: Bob Akester
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Photo credit: David Dolsen
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Photo credit: Hallmark
Photo credit: Hallmark
Photo credit: Hallmark

If you've ever wanted to live inside a Hallmark Christmas movie, now's your chance. These festive Zoom backgrounds are straight from movies of Christmases past, including Candace Cameron Bure's Christmas Town.

DOWNLOAD HALLMARK CHANNEL ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

Freeform 25 Days of Christmas

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Photo credit: Freeform

Everyone in your life — young and old — will get a kick out of these Zoom backgrounds, which feature some of the most iconic moments from Freeform's holiday favorites like The Grinch and Home Alone.

DOWNLOAD FREEFORM 25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

Havenly

Photo credit: Haley Murray
Photo credit: Haley Murray
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Photo credit: Heather Goerzen
Photo credit: Havenly
Photo credit: Havenly
Photo credit: Havenly
Photo credit: Havenly

With all the wrapping and baking, your house may not look as picture-perfect as the ones in a catalogue — but you can play pretend with these backgrounds.

DOWNLOAD HAVENLY ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

Sesame Street

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Photo credit: Sesame Street

This image, which kids will definitely get a kick out of, may be too close to reality ... especially after all the nights you've spent baking Christmas cookies.

DOWNLOAD SESAME STREET ZOOM BACKGROUND HERE

Williams Sonoma

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Photo credit: Williams Sonoma
Photo credit: Williams Sonoma
Photo credit: Williams Sonoma

Deck the halls with red, green and gold, all thanks to Williams Sonoma. Fill your background with fresh pine, red bows, and a light dusting of artificial snow.

DOWNLOAD WILLIAMS SONOMA ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

Glensheen

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Photo credit: Courtesy

Even if you’re staying close to home this Christmas, you can still enjoy the splendor of Minnesota’s Glensheen Mansion from the comfort of your living room.

DOWNLOAD GLENSHEEN ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

Walt Disney World Resorts

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Photo credit: Courtesy Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
Photo credit: Courtesy Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
Photo credit: Courtesy Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa

"The happiest place on Earth" takes a whole new meaning during the holidays. Heat up some hot cocoa, throw on one of the Christmas movies on Disney+ to calm your sugar-crazed kids and chat away on Zoom with this cheery background.

DOWNLOAD WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORTS ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

West Elm

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Photo credit: West Elm
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Photo credit: West Elm
Photo credit: West Elm
Photo credit: West Elm
Photo credit: West Elm
Photo credit: West Elm

You've always wanted to fill your home with West Elm furniture, rugs and decorative accents — and now's your chance. The best gift of all? It's completely free!

DOWNLOAD WEST ELM ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

Cracker Barrel

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Photo credit: Cracker Barrel
Photo credit: Cracker Barrel
Photo credit: Cracker Barrel
Photo credit: Cracker Barrel
Photo credit: Cracker Barrel

Pick your desired aesthetic — whimsical, traditional, elegant or classic — and deck your halls with these virtual backgrounds.

DOWNLOAD CRACKER BARREL ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

New York Public Library

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Photo credit: New York Public Library
Photo credit: New York Public Library
Photo credit: New York Public Library
Photo credit: New York Public Library
Photo credit: New York Public Library

Here's one way to make your 9-to-5 more bearable during the holiday: Show up to your Zoom meetings and pretend your in one the country's most beautiful libraries instead of your bedroom-turned-office.

DOWNLOAD NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

CB2

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Photo credit: CB2
Photo credit: CB2
Photo credit: CB2
Photo credit: CB2

Impress (virtual) party guests with your decorating skills by throwing one of these backgrounds on your screen. Then take some inspiration from these pictures when it comes time to decorate.

DOWNLOAD CB2 ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

Frozen: The Musical

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Photo credit: Frozen: The Musical
Photo credit: Frozen: The Musical
Photo credit: Frozen: The Musical

To your kids, Frozen is always in season. During the winter months, the chilling scenery is especially appropriate.

DOWNLOAD FROZEN: THE MUSICAL ZOOM BACKGROUNDS HERE

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