Tuesday, December 3, 2013 by Island Dog | Discussion: OS Customization
The holiday season is here! Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah, or just like to give your desktop a winter inspired look, I wanted to give some tips on how to achieve a festive look. There are thousands and thousands of skins and themes available here on WinCustomize, and the holiday season is one that has a lot of skins available. Whether you want just a festive wallpaper, or a complete theme for your desktop, we have it covered.
Holiday WindowBlinds Skins
If you want a complete change to the way Windows looks, then look no further than WindowBlinds. There are lots of holiday themes available and they also serve as a great base for other customization tools.
TIP: New to WindowBlinds? Here's an informative walkthrough.
Here are some recommended holiday-inspired skins:
ObjectDock Backgrounds and Icons
ObjectDock is one of the best desktop tools to organize your frequently used app shortcuts, site urls, and more. It’s also customizable by changing the background and adding custom icons to the dock.
TIP: Learn how to change the ObjectDock Background theme here.
Cool holiday themes for ObjectDock:
Animated Holiday Wallpapers with DeskScapes
DeskScapes gives users the ability to have animated wallpapers on their desktop. There is something really cool and fun with having an animated holiday display right on your Windows desktop. On WinCustomize there are animated wallpapers of lighted Christmas trees and an animated fireplace that you can use.
TIP: Learn more about using DeskScapes here.
Some animated wallpapers to try out:
Change Your Cursor to a Holiday theme with CursorFX
You follow the cursor around on your desktop all day, so why not change it to a custom animated theme? CursorFX lets Windows users change their cursor to one of thousands available. Many of these have some fantastic animations and many are made to match several popular WindowBlinds skins so you can get the complete look you are after.
Holiday CursorFX themes to check out: