Christmas is going to arrive soon enough, and it is never too early to prepare for it! You might have already gotten everyone Christmas presents, but have you put some thought into the cards? Make sure you write everyone a small card as this will make your present truly personal! Since it’s Christmas make sure you decorate and design your handmade Christmas cards to give it a wintery ambience! We have collected 40 homemade Christmas card ideas for you! Hopefully, you will be able to find some inspiration beneath!
1. Reindeer Heaven – Ready for the Holidays
Here is a super cute design for your Christmas cards! Make sure to include reindeers on them. After all, they help pull Santa’s sleigh! Reindeers have become a typical symbol of Christmas over the years, especially Rudolf! Create the reindeers out of peanuts, using the peanuts as heads! Then stick the peanuts onto the card and don’t forget to wish everyone a Merry Christmas!
2. Red Christmas Trees – Handmade Christmas Cards
Is there anything which channels a Christmas vibe more than a few Christmas trees? Cut out strips of red wrapping paper and stick them on cards. Start with the largest strip on the bottom, getting smaller with each one as you work yourself upwards. You will have created Christmas trees with this simple idea! Add a tree stump and a star to the top of the tree!
3. Green and Gorgeous – Homemade Christmas Card Ideas
Just as we mentioned before, using strips of paper to create Christmas trees is a fabulous idea. Instead of using red wrapping paper for the trees, use green instead! Remember to paste the tree stump on the card and to place a star on top of the strips!
4. Fabric and Fun – Christmas Card Ideas
Here is another cute Christmas card idea! Instead of using strips of wrapping paper, why not try out strips of fabric? Using the same technique, start with pasting the longest strip on the bottom of your card. The fabric strips should get smaller as you go up. And voila! You have created adorable Christmas trees for your cards!
5. A Button Wreath – Cute and Wintery
Most people like to hang wreaths on their doors for the holidays! If you belong amongst these people, why not use it as inspiration for your Christmas cards? Use an array of green buttons to create a ring shape, which will become your wreath. Paste these on the card and add a red bow as well as an extra touch! This is easy and simple to create, but truly beautiful!
6. Hang Up the Stockings – Funny and Sweet
Do you ever hang up stockings on the night before Christmas? Re-enact this activity on your Christmas card, by creating small stockings out of cardboard, fabric or anything else! Then paste these small stockings on cards and add some snowflakes around it for a wintery atmosphere!
7. A Unique Tree – Paper Curling Technique
Create a Christmas tree out of paper curls! Curling strips of paper into spiralling circles is easier than it looks! After finishing the curling, paste the curled balls on your card. Use four curls for the bottom of the tree, three curls on top of these, then two and finally one! You can create a small paper star as well as a special effect for your Christmas tree!
8. Great Gloves – Keep Your Hands Warm
Gloves are a necessity during wintertime! Recreate gloves on your Christmas cards, by cutting out their shapes, colouring them and sticking them on the cards! You might also consider adding a snowflake or two for that wintery effect.
9. Unique Paper Technique – Homemade Christmas Card Ideas
Here is another fun and exciting way to create a Christmas tree on your cards! Create paper balls using crepe paper. Just check out the tutorial above on how to make them! After making enough paper balls, glue them all on your card in the shapes of a Christmas tree! You can add a few beads or a bow to it for that Christmassy touch!
10. 3D Trees – Handmade Christmas Card
Make sure you give your Christmas cards an awesome look by making them 3D! You will need extra paper for this. Fold your trees at the right places then stick another folded shape onto it, as well as a third. By the end, your Christmas cards will look 3D and awesome!
11. A Long Ribbon – An Elegant Essence
Create a Christmas tree out of a single long ribbon! Paste one end of the ribbon on the top of the card, then slowly work your way down with it. Create the branches of the fir tree by folding the ribbon. You will need to paste the ribbon onto the card to make it stay in place! You can add an array of buttons to the middle of the ribbon.
12. Open Wide – Handmade Christmas Cards
If you have been in search of a stunning Christmas card, which will take everyone’s breath away, you might have just found it! While it looks difficult to create, there is a template that will make it super easy to make. After cutting it out, you will have to fold it at the right places to create this card!