Homemade Christmas Cards

Card making is a very popular paper craft. This Christmas try sending beautiful handmade cards to friends and family. They will treasure the sentiment and the very personal touch. This is a guide about homemade Christmas cards.
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December 3, 2016 Flag
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Make this beautiful snow covered tree Christmas card for someone special on your mailing list. This is a guide about making a snow pine Christmas card.

Snow Pine Christmas Card

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November 7, 2012 Flag

A Christmas ornament is the inspiration for this card. Get the children to help cut out the circles and make a batch of these cards to send out as seasonal greetings.

Total Time: 10 mins.

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Supplies:

  • 1 sheet holiday theme paper
  • 1 holiday ribbon (green with red dot metallic)
  • 1 hollyberries (from Making Memories)
  • hot glue gun
  • scissors
  • pencil
  • circle template (4-inch-diameter)

Steps:

  1. Fold 8 x 4 inch patterned paper in half. Then lay the circle template on fold. Draw the shape and cut it out.

    Note: I used the ribbon spool as a template
  2. Cut 11 inch length of ribbon and tie into a bow. Trim the ends at an angle. Glue on top of card.
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  4. Adhere hollyberries in the center of bow.

Envelope size: 5x5 in.

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July 12, 20150 found this helpful

Very cute and so simple! My little helper loves to cut, I think we'll be making these cards this year. You could do the same thing in an egg shape for Easter or a cake shape for a birthday. A star shape would be great as well.

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November 4, 2016 Flag
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This is a guide about making an angel Christmas card. The angel motif is a common one found on Christmas cards whether purchased or handmade.

A paper angel cutout hanging from a clothespin.

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December 2, 2012 Flag
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Make this Christmas card to bring Seasons Greetings from your house to a neighbor's house, and spread some Christmas cheer.

Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 card

Supplies:

  • 1 pattern of house
  • tracing paper and pencil
  • 1 in 11.7 x 8.3 (A4) sheet of pink patterned cardstock
  • 1 in 5 x 5 black cardstock
  • 1 in 5 x 3 white corrugated cardstock
  • 1 leftover piece of green cardstock
  • 4 paper flowers
  • 6 pearl heart pony beads
  • 8 small blue flat-sided rhinestone beads
  • 4 small red flat-sided rhinestone beads
  • silver thread
  • Foilart Super-tack glue pen
  • pink craft foil
  • tree-shaped paper punch
  • craft glue
  • scissors
  • stanley knife (utility knife)
  • ruler
  • 1 sheet of ordinary white printer paper

see http://www.smokymountaincraftsupplies.com/pony-beads-heartpearl.html for a possible supplier of pony beads

Steps:

  1. Trace and cut the house from the pink patterned card stock.
  2. Score the house length-wise and with the fold at the top, cut off any protruding edges, so that the house will look neat.
  3. Cut out all the windows, and cut open the door and fold it back, so that the door will stand slightly ajar.
  4. Glue the black cardboard to the back of the front of the house, and cut off any protruding edges.
  5. Glue the silver thread to the top of the roof ~ make a wiggly pattern. This will be the "electrical cord" from which the Christmas lights will hang.
  6. Use the corrugated cardboard to add a roof to the front of the house, and cut off any protruding edges.
  7. Glue the rhinestone beads in place to complete the string of Christmas lights.
  8. Glue the paper flowers at the bottom of the top windows.
  9. Use the tree punch and punch out five Christmas trees.
  10. Glue one tree to the door, and four to the roof of the house.
  11. Use Super-tack glue to add some detail to the trees.
  12. Allow the Super-tack glue to dry for about 10 minutes. When the glue is wet, it is blue, but when it is dry it becomes transparent.
  13. Press foil down on the glue. Remember that, of course - the pink side of the foil must be on top.
  14. Rub the foil over the areas where you have added glue with the Super-tack glue pen.
  15. Carefully lift the foil. On the areas where you have added glue with the Super-tack pen, some of the foil will stay behind, thereby highlighting certain areas of the trees.
  16. Use the pearl heart pony beads to add window sills to the bottom windows.
  17. Space and print the following onto the white printer paper:
    Seasons Greetings from our house to yours.
  18. Glue the message to the inside of the card.
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November 10, 2011 Flag

This button wreath with red gems creates a beautiful card decoration.

Straight on view of finished card.

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November 11, 2013 Flag
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Use a combination of scrapbook papers and embossing techniques to create a stylish card for Christmas.

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December 4, 2014 Flag
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Make a Christmas card with chiming bells to spread a message of joy during this festive season. The bells serve as a visual reminder of the spiritual reason behind Christmas, and the recipient of this card will be sure to feel blessed when receiving this card.

finished card

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November 21, 2014 Flag
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Use glitter and fluffed felt to add a 3D effect to a stamped image of Father Christmas. Add a patchwork design and Christmas-themed belt ribbon to make a card that will bring a merry message to the recipient.

finished card

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December 7, 2013 Flag
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You can quickly and easily make this festive holiday card.

Finished card.

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December 10, 2014 Flag
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Christmas is traditionally a time of giving and of sharing small gifts with one another. Bring this tradition into your card-making skills and make this festive Christmas card. The gift on the front of the card will serve as a reminder of the greatest gift given to mankind, the real reason behind Christmas.

finished card

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December 1, 2014 Flag
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This Christmas, turn some of your never-been-used scrapbook paper into unique Christmas cards, and share some special memories with your loved ones. In this example, "Celebrate with Jack and Jill scrapbook paper" was used, but any other paper with a suitable theme will work. Be creative and have fun!

finished card

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November 11, 2014 Flag
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Make a Christmas card with a row of Christmas trees against a winter background. Use Epsom salt to add some snow to the scene, and finish it off with a suitable mirror word. Make a few of these cards and you are ready to spread a message of "peace" to friends and colleagues alike.

Completed card

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December 11, 2013 Flag
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A quick and inexpensive way to make a sweet Christmas card for a neighbor or colleague.

Finished card.

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December 8, 2014 Flag
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Remember the Nativity star by making a card with a silver star as the main focal point. Use the colors of the winter season and add a few puffy stickers for a final touch. This message of "peace" is sure to bring a moment of joy to the recipient's heart.

completed card

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November 26, 2014 Flag
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Make a Christmas card with a Christmas stocking as the focus point. Fill the stocking with memories of love, joy, and peace, and you are ready to share some special Christmas wishes with friends and colleagues alike. The beauty of this card is that it requires few materials, and is really a thrifty way of spreading some festive cheer.

finished card

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December 22, 2008 Flag

Instead of plain ol' Christmas cards, I wanted to make something small for everyone at work. I made 50 of these and they were quick, cheap, and easy! It was about $7 for 2 bags of the Almond Joys, I had some card stock at home and printed the little cards out on my computer. I wonder what my co-workers will think when they see these little treats on their desks in the morning!

By Katja from Katy, TX

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January 5, 20090 found this helpful

What a great idea ! Very creative and very welcome gift...I'm going to put it in my files and use it year round possible on a birthday card too..maybe with different candies also. thanks for the inspiration...

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September 17, 20120 found this helpful

I love this idea! What a joy. .. ful gift!

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November 21, 2014 Flag
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Use basic material to make a gorgeous Christmas card. The focal point of this card is a wreath with some Christmas trees. Add a celebratory message and share Christmas wishes with a family member of friend. This card is sure to make the recipient feel special during the festive season.

finished card

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December 21, 2014 Flag
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Make a Christmas card with mock glass baubles as the focus point. Break away from the traditional colors, and use white and pink instead, to give the card a feminine touch. This card is sure to make the recipient feel special!

finished card

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December 19, 2011 Flag
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Make this fun Christmas card for a special friend, and let him start dreaming of a white Christmas.

Make a small bow with the ribbon and glue it in position in the top right corner.

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December 23, 2011 Flag
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Add the dimension of depth to your cards, really easily, using only pieces of cardboard!

Spotting Santa Christmas Card

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November 15, 2011 Flag
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For most card makers the upcoming Christmas event will be celebrated with handmade joy. This darling, but to the point Christmas card is easily made from just a few supplies.

Nativity Christmas card 3

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September 23, 2008 Flag
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This was my last years Christmas Card. I made the card using Adobe elements after taking some classes. It was so much fun.

Christmas Card with Dogs

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