12 DIY Christmas Card Ideas to Make this Holiday Season

From ‘Christmas Tree Pop Up Cards’ to ‘Snowman Pop Up Cards’ why not make some really beautiful, fun and creative Christmas cards this holiday season instead of buying your Christmas cards online.

1. 3D Ornaments Christmas Card

3D Ornaments Christmas Card
You’ll need plain card stock and patterned paper to make this cool 3D card. Begin by cutting circles from the plain card stock and patternded paper.These are then stuck together to make the 3D ornaments for the card.
Tutorial 3D Ornaments Christmas Card

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2. DIY 3D Christmas Tree Pop Up Card

DIY 3D Christmas Tree Pop Up Card
To make this card you’ll need to accordion fold a sheet of green paper. Next, you’ll cut this into different sized pieces and these are then glued to the inside of the card to make a pop up tree.
Tutorial DIY 3D Christmas Tree Pop Up Card

 

3. DIY Pop Up Christmas Card with Tree and Snowman

DIY Pop Up Christmas Card with Tree and Snowman
A pop up tree is easier to make than you’d think. Fold a piece of green card in half and draw the outline of a Christmas tree. Cut out the shape with a craft knif so that the tree still remains in the green card. Next you’ll stick this to red card and embellish the tree with decorations like mini pearls for example.
Tutorial DIY Pop Up Christmas Card with Tree and Snowman

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4. Santa Claus

Santa Claus
Make this super cute Santa card by tracing a Santa template on red foam and cutting out. Then you’ll cut the pieces on the template out in white and stick this to the red foam. The holly on the hat is simply adorable.
Tutorial Santa Claus

 

5. Gift Box Pop Up Card

Gift Box Pop Up Card
This gift box pop-up card is super easy to make and looks great when opened. Cut out the 3 box shapes on the white card with a craft knife and adorn with ribbon. This is then stuck to pink card stock . You could use this idea for birthdays as well as holidays.
Tutorial Gift Box Pop Up Card

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6. How To Make a Pop Up Christmas Tree Card

How To Make a Pop Up Christmas Tree Card
You’ll need to cut several Christmas trees to layer it up for this awesome pop-card idea. When you’re finished cutting the trees you can glue them to the inside of the card and paint a white snow ground underneath. To create the snowing effect, dip a tootbrush in white paint and flick it onto the card.
Tutorial How To Make a Pop Up Christmas Tree Card

 

7. Snowman and Christmas Tree Pop Up Card

Snowman and Christmas Tree Pop Up Card
Draw a snowman and tree outline on white paper and cut out with a craft knife. Stick this to the inside of your card as shown in the tutorial to create a really magical card that your friends and family will love.
Tutorial Snowman and Christmas Tree Pop Up Card

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8. DIY Felt Christmas Cards

DIY Felt Christmas Cards
Create a bright and textured card with the use of felt in various different colors such as blue, red and green. You’ll cut holiday shapes such as trees from the felt and stick these to brown card to really make the bright colors stand out.
Tutorial DIY Felt Christmas Cards

 

9. DIY Reindeer Christmas Cards

DIY Reindeer Christmas Cards
Delight grandparents by turning the kids fingerprints into festive reinderr. Begin by dipping their fingers into brown paint and printing on a card. Once dry, you can draw the aintlers with a black pen and use some red felt for the nose.
Tutorial DIY Reindeer Christmas Cards

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10. Penguin Christmas Card

Penguin Christmas Card
You can get as creative as you like with this card since it uses rubber stamps for the penguin figures. You can set them on a background of a winterland if you like – all that’s limiting you is your imagination.
Tutorial Penguin Christmas Card

 

11. Snow Globe Shaker Cards

Snow Globe Shaker Cards
Frame a beautiful winter scene in a shaker card made with sparkly sequins and glitter, card stock and a clear plastic sheet for the window. You can reuse an old Christmas card for the winter scene and then add your sparkle to that to create the snowglobe under the plastic window.
Tutorial Snow Globe Shaker Cards

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12. Sponge Stamped Christmas Tree Card

Sponge Stamped Christmas Tree Card
Kids will love making this super easy card and you only need a few supplies to do it. Cut a sponge into a triangle and dip it in some green paint. Print with it 3 times onto a card in the shape of a tree and once dry you can embellish it how you like.
Tutorial Sponge Stamped Christmas Tree Card