12 Festive Christmas Card Ideas to Make Everyone Jolly

The tradition of sending Christmas cards originated in the late 19th century by Sir Henry Cole. The original cards were advertised with the slogan: “Just published, a Christmas Congratulations Card; or picture emblematical of old English festivity to perpetuate kind recollections between dear friends”! Over the years the tradition has evolved and we have thousands of options to choose from. But sometimes the most cherished cards are those that come from the heart! Make your own festive holiday cards this year for friends and family to make everything just a little bit more jolly! Here’s 12 ideas for DIY Christmas Cards featuring

Make Your Own Reindeer Christmas Card

Ribbon Used: White Shimmer Sheer Organza Ribbon
Credit: Couri’s Crafts

make your own christmas tree christmas card with navy blue chevron ribbon

Ribbon Used: Blue & White Chevron Ribbon

Make your own christmas ornament christmas card with gold string
Ribbon Used: 1MM Gold String

Make your own candy cane christmas card with red chevron ribbon

Ribbon Used: Red & White Chevron Ribbon

make your own snowflake ribbon christmas card

Ribbon Used: Jumbo Snowflake Cutout Ribbon, Black Elastic Ribbon

make your own walrus christmas card with red and white string

Ribbon Used: Red & White Twisted Rope

make your own santa chimney christmas card with wired red stringRibbon Used: 1/4″ Red Wired String

make your own christmas card seasons greetings with red and white bakers twine

Ribbon Used: Red & White Twisted Rope
Credit: Spellbinders

make your own christmas wreath christmas card with twine pearl string and leaf ribbon

Ribbon Used: Ivory Burlap String, Olive Leaf Ribbon, Red & White Bakers Twine, Ivory Silk Ribbon, Ivory Cotton Ribbon

make your own christmas card with frayed cotton ribbon and snowflake cut outs

Ribbon Used: Frayed Cotton Ribbon, Silver Snowflake Cutout Ribbon, Red Faux Suede Ribbon

make your own embroidery christmas card with white and gold bakers twine

Ribbon Used: White & Gold Bakers Twine

Credit: Spellbinders

Make your own red truck christmas card with black waxed cord

Ribbon Used: Black Waxed Cord 
Credit: Echo Park Paper 

We love the tradition of sending Christmas cards! And we hope no matter what technology comes our way that the kind gesture never goes away! What are you waiting for? Get creating!




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