Desktop Fun: Happy New Year Icon and Font Packs

With the Christmas holiday so near, New Year’s Eve and Day will not be far behind. To help you prepare those New Year’s Eve and Day celebrations we have put together a nice collection of fonts for party invitations, fliers, decorations, and more. We also have icon goodness to make your desktop all bright and shiny for the new year.

Sneak Preview

This is the New Year’s desktop that we put together using the Birthday Icon Set shown below.

Note: The original unmodified version of this wallpaper can be found here.

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An up close look at the icons that we used…

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The Icon Packs

Note: To customize the icon setup on your Windows 7 & Vista systems see our article here. Using Windows XP? We have you covered here.

New Year Celebration Icon Set

*.ico format only

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New Year Party Icon

*.ico, .png, and .icns format

Note: This icon is available for download in single file format (based on format type and/or image size).

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Celebration

*.ico format only

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Birthday

*.ico, .png, and .icns format

Special Note: While not an official New Year’s set of icons, it will still work nicely for a New Year’s or celebration desktop setup.

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The Font Packs

Note: To manage the fonts on your Windows 7, Vista, & XP systems see our article here.

Cocktail Bubbly

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Fontdinerdotcom Sparkly

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Confetti

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KR Happy New Year 2002

Note: For those who are curious about this font’s shape, it is a cork popping out of a champagne bottle.

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NewYearBats

*includes 52 individual characters

Note: This group represents A – Z in all capital letters.

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Note: This group represents A – Z in all lower case letters.

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LCR Party Dings

*includes 26 individual characters (A – Z), not case sensitive

Special Note: This font is an all-purpose type that covers a variety of party/celebration types from New Year’s to birthdays.

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For more great ways to customize your computer be certain to look through our Desktop Fun section.

Originally posted on How to Geek. http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/39148/desktop-fun-happy-new-year-icon-and-font-packs/

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