It’s December 23rd, time for the annual celebration of Festivus (for the rest of us). The airing of grievances and feats of strength will soon commence!
The fundamental components of the holiday (via Indystar.com) include:
The Festivus pole
First, you need a plain metal pole. This pole should not be decorated. Tinsel is distracting. Aluminum is best for its high strength-to-weight ratio. This pole takes the place of any elaborately decorated tree.
The Airing of Grievances
“I’ve got a lot of problems with you people, and now you’re going to hear about it,” says Frank Costanza before dinner on Festivus. Festivus is the day to tell your friends and family how they’ve disappointed you throughout the year. Let it all out.
Feats of Strength
Festivus is not over until the head of household is pinned. And the head of household can choose who he or she would like to go up against. The Feats of Strength begins after Festivus dinner.
To help you properly celebrate this traditional festiv(us)al, we bring you wallpapers for your Mac, iOS devices, and Apple Watch. For more information about Festivus, visit the Festivus Wikipedia page.
The Festivus Pole is by 4marknelson, and is used under the Creative Commons license.
Download Directions for iPhone and iPad
From your device, link to the full resolution image by tapping the individual images. When the new window opens, tap the Safari Extensions icon in the bottom area of your browser, (it looks like a box with an up arrow sticking out of it), and tap “Save image” to save the image to your Photo Library.
From your desktop computer, link to the full resolution image by clicking the image. Right-click and save the image to your iTunes photo sync folder.
Download Directions for Apple Watch
From your iPhone, link to the full resolution image by tapping the individual images. When the new window opens, tap the Safari Extensions icon in the bottom area of your browser, (it looks like a box with an up arrow sticking out of it), and tap “Save image” to save the image to your Photo Library.
After you’ve saved all of the wallpapers you’d like to use, open the Photos app on your iPhone and move the new images to the album you use to share images with you Apple Watch. Now you can go to your Apple Watch, select the new wallpaper as a watch face, and customize it to your heart’s content. If you do download several of the wallpapers and move them to your Watch, you can even set them to rotate between them each time you view your watch face!
Download Directions for Mac
From your Mac, click your mouse pointer on one of the images. When the full-sized image appears in your browser, right-click or CTRL-Click on the image, and click on “Save Image As…” to save the image to your Mac’s hard drive.
Now, right-click or CTRL-click on your desktop, and select “ChangeDesktop Background…” In the Desktop & Screen Saver dialog box that appears, click the “+” button at the bottom of the left panel. Navigate to the directory you saved the wallpaper in, and double-click the wallpaper filename.
Or, as reader Biff Bifferson pointed out, you can just right click on the image in the browser and click “Set As Desktop Background.” That both changes the desktop AND saves the image. So many options!