Christmas postcards: ideas to create yours

Christmas postcards

Christmas postcards– Each year, with the arrival of Christmas , email and Whats App chats are flooded with messages that wish us happy holidays and a happy New Year . The more traditional ones continue to use paper postcards sent by mail, but few people still use this beautiful habit. This year we have decided to return to our childhood and do it ourselves!

If you want to be the most original and everyone to give your congratulations as an example and save it for the memory, surely you find inspiration here. You can do it yourself inspiring in these ideas, phrases … Take note!

Invaded by the Christmas spirit , these postcards to congratulate Christmas will surely serve as a source of inspiration to send our best resolutions: inspirational texts, original images, funny phrases … Everything is in the taste and imagination of each one. You can create a tender, fun, romantic card … Whatever you prefer! Which one do you like the most?

Christmas postcards: different styles

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Now that you have seen some ideas in the gallery, we want to review different styles of Christmas postcards so that you can choose the one that best suits your personality. Remember that something as personal as a congratulation should reflect who you are, but the result will be artificial and will not fulfill its objective. We review the most common styles.

Classic Christmas postcards: all those in which the tonalities of Christmas predominate and its symbolism. They are perfect for those who love more traditional Christmas.

Modern Christmas postcards: those cards with drawings of Santa Claus, candy canes , reindeer, gingerbread cookies … Although they have been present in our country for many years, they are Christmas symbols acquired from the American culture, which is why for many less traditional If you are a fan, bet on them!

Christmas cards in minimal key: we refer to cards that have a single color background and a simple greeting with letters, without drawings or ornaments. They are the ideal option for those who always opt for simplicity and flee from the strident.

Funny Christmas postcards: the main feature of these cards are the fun greeting messages that try to make the recipient smile. If you’re always kidding and trying to make people laugh, this is your card style! To do it you can look for funny Christmas messages on the Internet, although if you make your own one, much better!

Christmas postcards: original phrases to congratulate the holidays

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In addition to these beautiful congratulations, we also want to propose a series of Christmas phrases to congratulate the parties that can also serve as postcards , in case you are one of those who prefer the text to the image . In the next album you can take ideas, or even use the Christmas quotes that you like the most. Do not tell us we did not make it easy for you! This year you have no excuse to send your best wishes online.

And if, despite everything, you still want more, you can always choose to use the lyrics of the best Christmas songs to congratulate the parties in a more emotional way … If you are handyman, it still serves you as soundtrack for a greeting video where you can pass phrases or photos.

Who to send Christmas cards to? Get organized!

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Surely you already have several ideas of how to make your Christmas postcards and what kinds of phrases to put, right? Now we just need to choose who you want to send it to.

Our recommendation is that you include on your list all the people you really appreciate . Being a task that requires more care and care than congratulating social networks, it is best to send them for real affection and discard any type of commitment.

To organize yourself better, you can make a list with different sections:

  • Family
  • friends
  • Political family (if you have one)

Aimed at all those people who want to receive your cards from each group and your address , so when the time comes to send them will be much easier and not have to collect data at the last moment.

Have you taken note to send the best Christmas cards ? Surely with these congratulations and these ideas, you get to surprise everyone. Now it only remains that you get down to work.

Christmas cards:  ideas to congratulate Christmas


To make these Christmas cards you need a piece of white cardboard cut in 21 x 14’5cm, then cut another piece of craft paper of 19’5 x 13 cm and draw Christmas trees of different shapes with a straight lines. Cut out the silhouettes of the little trees and stick it on the white cardboard leaving some margins. If you want to give it a touch more, you can make a loop with a cotton rope passing several times through the craft paper. To finish, write some lines on the back congratulating the Christmas and do not forget to sign. They will love it!


This is a very economical and ecological idea at the same time. Take a piece of cardboard that you can reuse from a box and, with an old newspaper, start making strips with your hands, ATTENTION, DO NOT USE SCISSORS! The grace of this technique is that the edges are imperfect. Then with a little glue stick, paste the pieces creating a Christmas tree and add a colorful and different star-shaped paper at the top.


See how original !? Change the traditional card format and dare with these labels. You can use washy tape or magazine cutouts to create the designs that you like: trees, reindeer, snowmen, anything goes. To do this, use a bit of cardboard or cardboard and cut it using a label that you have at home. Punch a hole in the top and tie a piece of black thin loop. Then decorate as you like.


To make these homemade Christmas cards so cool, create a cardboard template and trace the silhouette on a green card. If you want to give it a little more personality, paint on a white card green spots with watercolors in such a way that different shades remain and then cut them with the shape of the silhouette. Paste them to a card made with white card on the side of the fold and finally write the message that you like. If you want to customize it a little more you can add some golden thread or button as a gift.


Use scraps of fabric with different patterns and red thread and create the most original cards. How? Very easy: cut several pieces of fabric with the same shape, triangles of different sizes to create a small tree and socks. Attach them to the card with the red thread and a sharp needle. What do you think?


This idea is my favorite. Grab some red and black thread and a sharp needle and stitch it in a shape. For the horns straight lines of black color, the eyes a black circles and finally the big red nose of Rudolph   very large to highlight this card. Easy and very original!


Do you like these cool cards? Take a card and fold it in half, then stick a piece of folded green chenille in the shape of a Christmas tree, and then put a star sticker. To give the final touch, write Merry Christmas!


You can create cool cards by adding small craft materials. Look at these examples from the photos. To make the reindeer card: draw some horns, stick a pair of plastic eyes and a nose with a red pompom. For the other hand draw little birds and paste some red buttons that simulate the body body, add a congratulations and go.


Collect pieces of cardboard of different types and create a collage with them. Look at the example in the photo. Use a bit of glue to make the joints and complements with a bit of string or a button that acts as a star.


Take advantage that it is Christmas to use metallic colors like the ones used on this card. Also if you like geometric patterns, you do not need to leave your tastes, but you can use them to decorate your card.

What do you think of these ideas? Leave us in comments which one is your favorite. Do not let it escape, choose your favorite and recreate it. The materials you need are very easy to get and you will not spend a lot of money.

Finally, Congratulate this Christmas to yours by creating your own Christmas cards. We go on really familiar dates, where you remember the people you love most and what better way to congratulate these dates than with some Christmas cards made with a lot of love for yours. Stay to see these Christmas cards!

Author: Roger Walker

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