Keep up with the tradition of sending greetings to your loved ones, by making some quick DIY Christmas cards this season. Although the greeting material racks are stocked in stores at this time of the year, going the extra mile to craft a card for your special ones will never go out of fashion. Sit down with some hot chocolate and scroll through this blog post that has been curated specially to cater to the diverse interests of crafters. If the aim is to find something unique and pretty, you’ve come to the right place.
DIY Christmas Cards
I have rounded up a bunch of Christmas Card ideas that will serve as inspiration to you. There are cards with geometric designs, paper cut pop-ups, 3-D designs, watercolor art, stitched cards as well as card designs with button embellishments. Therefore, it’s safe to say that there is something in here for everyone. You can pick one idea you like and replicate a bunch of cards with the same design, or you can make different cards for different people in your life. There are no rules when it’s time to be merry.
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#1 Artsy Watercolor Christmas Card
Do you love the artsy and freestyle vibe of watercolor art? If I’m hearing a yes, then let me show you how wonderful a choice of watercolor art can be for Christmas greeting cards. You can go artsy and non-traditional with yourr annual Christmas cards, this time around. Water coloring your cards will be a wholesome experience and your friends and family will surely be impressed with your skills.
DIY Christmas Cards from Fox and Hazel
#2 DIY Handwritten Christmas Cards
Try a modern rendition of the old-school way of sending handwritten notes and cards, by dignifying your handwritten greeting. You can do this with a scanning app and the process is pretty simple and straightforward. These cards would make a lovely keepsake.
DIY Christmas Cards from Almost Makes Perfect
#3 Embroidered Polka Dot Christmas Card
If you’re a needle crafter then here’s a fun idea for you to work on and practice a few new stitches. You can create this unique and pretty card in no time. Click on the link for the tutorial that also includes a free printable template, which is so convenient. This tutorial will walk you through the necessary steps for stitching up a contemporary tree with a few interesting stitches such as the web stitch. Good luck with this interesting design. You are bound to make a special one feel touched by your gesture.
DIY Christmas Cards from The Spruce Crafts
#4 The Grinch Handprint Christmas Card
Include your kids in the joy of crafting greeting cards. The Grinch Handprint Christmas Card is super easy and fun to make, so your kids will enjoy the process and you will get to spend some quality family time together. The tutorial comes with a printable in two different sizes. These cards will make a fond memory and your loved ones will have a smile on their faces each time they see this.
DIY Christmas Cards from I Heart Arts & Crafts
#5 Artistic Ornaments Themed DIY Christmas Card
Ornaments are the essence of Christmas décor, so you’ve got to try out DIY Christmas Cards featuring some artistic ornaments. If you find the idea appealing, be sure to check out the tutorial. You will love it since it is quick, artistic, and allows you to perfectly design artsy and imperfect results each time you try it. Give it a go! You will be thrilled to see the awesomeness you end up creating.
DIY Christmas Cards from The Postman's Knock
#6 Sweet and Simple Christmas Cards
Are you in search of a quick and simple design to help you craft an easy peasy and cute DIY Christmas card? This design is super simple and so easy to make, and the results are super stunning. You will simply need a washi tape to cut the strips off. Place those strips on a card to create the shape of a Christmas tree. Place a cute little star cut-out on top and voila! Your pretty creation is all set to be posted.
DIY Christmas Cards from Omiyage Blogs
#7 DIY Geometric Christmas Tree Card
If you enjoy minimal and clean designs, then this DIY geometric Christmas tree will inspire you. Try this card in your favorite colors, however, it would totally shine in the classic greens and reds. This crafting project will require the use of a sharp crafting knife, so it’s best to work on this away from little ones. There are a lot of fun variations possible for this design, so go ahead and try something of your own.
DIY Christmas Cards from How About Orange
#8 The Snowman Christmas Card
Can one ever grow old enough to not be stoked by the sight of snowmen? The answer is no, I’m certain. Therefore, crafting these cuties for sending out as your annual Christmas greetings will make a lot of your loved ones pleased. Make these little snowmen cut-outs, write your message and fold them to fit into your mailing envelope. It’s that simple, yes!
DIY Christmas Cards from Craft Ideas
#9 DIY Water-Color Holiday Cards
Do you enjoy watercolor painting? If you do, then this DIY craft will interest you. The way the watercolors run and absorb into the paper is so fascinating and so forgiving, that even a total newbie can enjoy the craft. Isn’t that amazing? Make your watercolor crafting plans come true with this DIY project.
DIY Christmas Cards from Lovely Indeed
#10 Paper Cut Christmas Greeting Card
Do you want to enjoy some pretty, paper cut lettered holiday cards, this Christmas? Make these cuties in minutes, by using these free downloadable files provided by Persia Lou. This crafting project is perfect if you've run out of time and need to make some last-minute cards. They mays seem intricate and laborious, but if you’ve got a die-cut machine, you can whip these up in no time.
DIY Christmas Cards from Persia Lou
#11 Stitched Red Gingham Christmas Cards
Want to make some sweet and simple Christmas greeting cards? You can create these lovely red and white cards simply by sewing gingham cloth onto a white cardstock backing. That should yield you a simple yet elegant design that can be used for any event. The construction is easy as you don’t need to iron the shape onto the card. You will simply stitch around the shape close to the edge and pull the threads to the back and that’s it.
DIY Christmas Cards from A Spoonful of Sugar Designs
#12 DIY Christmas Button Card
This crafty and impressive DIY card is inspiring and proof that something as simple and humble as a button can be such a worthy craft supply. You should give this crafting project a shot, as these cards will turn out so cute and they are really easy to make. You can include kids in this craft and let them pick the design they want to create. It will be fun and interesting to work together as a team.
#13 Pop-up Christmas Card
I have always had a thing for pop-up cards – they are so packed on the surprise element and always seem so intricate and elaborate. Making one yourself sounds overwhelming and if you do it right, it feels so gratifying. Here’s one such project that will satisfy you. The outside of this card is quite nice, but the inside is the real deal as it features a stunning pop-up poinsettia. It is easier than it seems, so click on the link to learn more.
DIY Christmas Cards from A Piece of Rainbow
#14 Paint Chip Christmas Card
Impress your loved ones with a greeting card that’s minimal and modern, by making a beautiful contemporary-style Christmas greeting card using paint chip cards. You can get paint chips from the nearest hardware store, or simply rummage through your painting stash box. You might find some in there too. You will need to cut the paint chip card into a triangle, glue it onto a card, and add some embellishments. It is barely a 10 minute craft and the results are stunning!
DIY Christmas Cards from One Little Project
#15 3-D Christmas Tree Cards
Don’t you love 3-D designs? This link will provide you a free template that guides you through the folding process. You can yield a totally eye-catching design that folds completely flat and can easily be slipped inside an envelope. These 3D Christmas tree cards are SO stunning that you’ve got to try them once at least!
DIY Christmas Cards from One Little Project
DIY Christmas Cards – In Conclusion
Invest some time and energy into crafting some one-of-a-kind handmade Christmas cards for your loved ones. A card handcrafted by a special someone for you is always a precious keepsake. You can write a private joke or something personal inside and personalize the whole thing to depict your relationship with that person. The possibilities are endless, and do we love that!