T-Shirt Ideas 2022 Calendar

If you’ve ever been stuck for t shirt design inspiration, we put together a list of holidays (real, global, geeky, funny, and everything in between) to help you come up with amazing designs. 

We know that there’s more to selling t-shirts than simply making an awesome design. Because of this, we also have this eCommerce holiday calendar you can use to get even more inspo! Learn what some of the most important eCommerce holidays are all about, get ideas for your social media posts, and get inspired to sell out of your stock!

If you’re ready for some t-shirt design inspiration, strap in and click on one of the links below to go to that month’s calendar.  ⤵️

JANUARYFEBRUARYMARCH •  APRILMAYJUNE • 
JULY • AUGUST • SEPTEMBER • OCTOBER • NOVEMBER • DECEMBER

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Seasonal T-Shirt Design Guide

If you’re looking for seasonal t-shirt design inspiration, we have that too! Check out these quick guides for each season featuring popular colors, motifs, and the biggest holidays celebrated during the year!

Spring

March 20th – June 21st

Spring Color Palette With Icons

Popular Spring Colors: Pastel colors are very popular during these months because spring is all about rebirth and blooming flowers after a harsh winter. Think soft lilac, canary yellow, sky blue, and robin egg blue.

Spring Motifs: After a long winter, the great outdoors are finally dusting off the snow and getting ready for bloom once more. Popular designs this season include flowers, nature, animals, butterflies, bees, rain, rainbows, bunnies, and gardening

Major Holidays: Ramadan, World Autism Day, Easter, Carnaval, 4/20, AAPI Heritage Month, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Pride Month, Father’s Day, Juneteenth

Summer

June 21st – September 22nd

Summer Color Palette With Icons

Popular Summer Colors: The most common summer color palette contains light, soft, calm, and cool colors. Think colorful sunsets and beach vibes with blue, pink, purple, and green tones.

Summer Motifs: Summer is all about enjoying sunny days and cold treats. During these months, popular designs include the beach, poolside lounging, bathing suits, sunglasses, bright fruit, summer camp, vintage surf, popsicles, and jungle plants.

Major Holidays: Canada Day, American Independence Day, Bastille Day, Islamic New Year, Back to School, Indian Independence Day, Labor Day (US), Hispanic Heritage Month, Oktoberfest 

Fall

September 22nd – December 21st

Fall Color Palette With Icons

Popular Fall Colors: Since we get less sunlight during the fall, opt for deeper, richer colors that add warmth and some spooky flavor to your designs. Think oranges, reds, yellows, browns, and some greens.

Fall Motifs: Fall foliage, pumpkins, pie, hot chocolate, acorns, apples, scarecrows, spooky, black cats, football

Major Holidays: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Columbus Day, Diwali, Halloween, Native American Heritage Month, Singles’ Day, Veteran’s Day, Remembrance Day, FIFA World Cup, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday, World AIDS Day, Hanukkah

Winter

December 21st – March 20th

Winter Color Palette With Icons

Popular Winter Colors: When you think of winter you may think white snow. While winter colors are more subdued compared to fall, there are still plenty of colors to play with. Think frosty blue shades, cozy oranges and yellows, and fresh greens and reds.

Winter Motifs: Snow, snowflakes, penguins, presents, pine trees, candles, scarves, mittens, boots, cozy sweaters, snow globes, cookies

Major Holidays: Christmas, Kwanzaa, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve, Martin Luther King Jr Day, Republic Day (India), Australia Day, Black History Month, World Cancer Day, Super Bowl, Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, Presidents’ Day, Mardi Gras, International Women’s Day, Holi Festival, St Patrick’s Day

Create Your T-Shirt Design Ideas with Our
T-Shirt Design Templates

Now that you have gotten inspired with our t-shirt ideas calendar it’s easy to make them with the best online tool. Our t-shirt design templates feature different design styles from written messages to cute and realistic illustrations. All of your holiday designs can be created with our templates. Check out these examples.

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The best way to reach your market is with amazing mockups that make sense for their aesthetics. Display your lovely t-shirt designs on our t-shirt mockups that have been professionally photographed. These feature many backgrounds, from urban styles to beach scenes with the same model. You can make a great impression on your social networks with these high-quality images. Look at these examples to get inspired.

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After creating some awesome t-shirt designs, it’s time to promote them to your audience! Create scroll-stopping social media posts and stories featuring your t-shirt designs and watch your sales grow! Check out Placeit’s social media templates to create everything from Instagram Stories to Facebook posts and even social media videos your audience will love. No matter your brand’s aesthetic, we’ve got you covered!

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Placeit’s t-shirt design maker gives you the power to create the best designs and images for your brand in just a few clicks. You don’t have to download any special software either. Find fabulous t-shirt design templates or t-shirt mockups and make your online store and social networks look cohesive, professional, and most of all, desirable. Get ready to increase your sales!

With Placeit’s t-shirt design templates, coming up with new ones is super easy!
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