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Christmas Card Ideas

Christmas Card Ideas

While there is a Christmas card for anyone out there, and the themes and niche Christmas cards you get can cover anything, sometimes it's still hard to generate some Christmas card ideas, so I thought I'd put together a few Christmas card themes to get those creative juices flowing.

And speaking of creative juices, what about handmade Christmas cards? All you need is some glue, scissors, stencils, ribbon, glitter, beads, stickers, paper and rhinestone ... oh, yeah, also children or grandchildren, to make all of that work. Along with a mess, you're sure to see a lot of creative ideas and interesting handmade Christmas cards emerge from that idea.

Christmas cards are just a lot of fun, and whether you buy or make them, they are a delight for those who eagerly await a Christmas message for you.

And lest I forget, for those of you who enjoy sending a Christmas card more than one way, there's always the Internet and Christmas e-cards to jam up the e-mail boxes of your family and friends.

Anyway, here's a few Christmas card ideas and themes to give a few ideas on what's out there. 

  • Christmas Greeting Card Ideas
    Christmas cards are among the more compelling and personal way to send season's greetings and holiday blessing to your family, friends and colleagues to wish them the best for the season and the coming new year. What's really great about Christmas...
  • Handmade Greetings Cards
    While there are a lot of beautiful greetings cards made out there for delighting our friends, family, and colleagues with, to me, there is still nothing like a handmade greeting card to communicate to someone. Remember when you were a kid and you...

Christmas Cards with Dog Theme

If you have a friend or loved one that loves dogs, what a better way to send a holiday message than a dog Christmas card theme. If you have a photo of their favorite pooch, then you could even have a photo card made that they would really appreciate.

Dog Christmas Cards

  • Vintage Christmas Cards
    I enjoy art on all types of Christmas cards, and no matter what genre they are, when they're done well, I can really relate to it. But possibly my favorite art on cards comes from the images on vintage Christmas cards, which not only sent a message..
  • Pop Up Christmas Cards
    Possibly the most fascinating Christmas card out there is the pop up Christmas card, and they can be anywhere from an extraordinary professionally made Christmas card to an extraordinary home made pop up Christmas card. Either way, they are among my.

Christmas Cards with Cat Theme

Now if someone has a favorite cat, they're just as apt to enjoy a Christmas card with a cat on it, or a photo Christmas card like mentioned above. Just like a dog owner, cat owners are thrilled to get a cat Christmas card representing their feline friends.

Cat Christmas Cards

  • Angel Christmas Cards
    Since I'm a fan of fantasy literature and images, it's somewhat shocking to see angels of Christmas displayed so effeminately, while the angels, in most cases, of fantasy, are very powerful and masculine looking. All of the angels in the Bible are...
  • Beautiful Christmas Cards
    Of all greetings card or holiday greetings cards, among the most beautiful to me are Christmas cards. It seems those designing them take special care of give a little more of themselves for this special season and day of the year. With that in...

Christmas cards with Christian themes

With Christmas being a Christian holiday and the source of Christmas, it's always a great idea to send Christians a Christmas card with a Christian theme. It always works and will be appreciated for you thoughtfulness and relevance to their faith.

Christian Christmas Cards

  • Christian Christmas Cards
    Christian Christmas cards are very popular, and of course for the most part, celebrate the reason for implementing Christmas in the first place, which was the coming of Christ into the world. So many Christian Christmas cards include that theme as...
  • Santa Christmas Cards
    Santa is always a fun Christmas card theme to work with, as he can be put in just about any scenario and it works very well. You have everything from hilarious and serious, to touching on the naughty Santa cards, and because of that, in the end,...

Christmas Cards you make

If you're a little bit crafty or just enjoy making things with your children or grandchildren, a handmade Christmas card is a great way to express holiday wishes, and if it is made for parents or grandparents, it'll be the most important of all, no matter what shape it ends up in.

Handmade Christmas Cards

  • Beach Christmas Cards
    Beach Christmas cards are really a lot of fun, and they're usually always sent for the enjoyment of rubbing it in if you're living in a warm or tropical climate, to someone living in a cold or frigid climate that will get a good laugh at reminding...
  • Western Christmas Cards
    For those who love the west and everything western, there are a number of western Christmas cards you can choose from that sends the Christmas message you want to give to those who would appreciate receiving it. With the western greetings cards I...

Funny Christmas Cards

Funny and humorous Christmas cards are a delight for the recipients, and like the one below, bring a smile to the face and are also a lot of fun to send, knowing the response it'll elicit when it's opened.

Humorous Christmas Cards

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  • Wildlife Christmas Cards
    I've always loved being in the outdoors, and having been born and raised in northern Minnesota in my youth, wildlife was always a part of our lives, and so wildlife Christmas cards are a great card to send and receive, and almost any part of the...
  • Dog Christmas Cards
    Man's best friend always makes a good showing when it comes to dog Christmas cards, as everyone seems to want to send a Christmas card of their favorite dog or favorite dog breed, or receive one. Not only that, but there is also a lot of humor...

Christmas card with horses

Many people love horses, and even if they aren't owners, horse Christmas cards are a really nice greeting cards theme to include at Christmas time. Horses always seem to work for holiday seasons, and horse Christmas cards are among the best.

Horse Christmas Card

  • Business Holiday Cards
    While it may seem something very obvious, showing appreciation for those firms you are doing business with, along with your employees, is one of the more important aspects of continuing in a strong business relationship with them. Many will never...
  • Christmas Postcards
    Sometimes we forget about Christmas postcards, even though to this day we still send and receive Christmas cards in the form of Christmas postcards, while appreciating some of those from the past, which were in many cases - works of art. When we...

Christmas Cards with Lighthouses

Lighthouse Christmas cards always stand out because of the connection between them and Christ being the light of the world. There are a lot of compelling lighthouse Christmas cards, and you can understand why seeing the one below.

Also compelling about lighthouses is the way they have been used to protect those on a journey, suggesting not only a journey on water, but representing divine protection throughout the journey of life.

Lighthouse Christmas Card

  • Cat Christmas Cards
    Among the favorite of animal Christmas cards are cat Christmas cards, and I've got a few below that entail everything from cute to naughty to funny, just like cats are always like when they're around us. If you're looking for Christmas card ideas...
  • Horse Christmas Cards
    For lovers of horses, whether it's giving or receiving a horse Christmas card, it's always a lot of fun and exciting to share or receive a Christmas card celebrating their most favorite of animals. What really works with horses on Christmas cards,...

Christmas Cards with Tropical Themes

Tropical Christmas cards are always great because of the fun way they contrast Santa on the beach or something like that, while knowing he spends all his working time at the North Pole in the cold.

Other types of tropical Christmas cards come from those who actually live in the tropics. They either send the cards with the idea of reminding someone of what they're missing out on, or they are sent by those from the cold regions to loved ones or friends living in tropical areas of the world, letting them know they're thinking about them in the blissful weather they're enjoying.

Tropical Christmas Card

  • Personalized Christmas Cards
    When wanting to express oneself personally to friends or loved ones during the Christmas season, I don't think there's anything better than a custom Christmas card, I'm not sure what it is, especially when you include children, grandchildren, pets...
  • Lighthouse Christmas Cards
    Lighthouses continue to fascinate me, and a lighthouse Christmas card reminds me of my hometown where I grew up on Lake Superior, where I saw the lighthouses scattered along the shoreline in my youth warning the ships of impending danger. Some of...

Motorcycle Santa Christmas Card

Motorcycle Christmas cards are a really great theme greetings card, and if the one you're sending it to rides or enjoys them in any way, they'll really be thankful and delighted when they receive it. Just look at the one below with Santa riding the motorcycle. If you don't like motorcycles before, you're sure to like them after seeing this great motorcycle Christmas card.

Motorcycle Christmas Card

  • Tropical Christmas Cards
    For those of us that have lived primarily in cooler climates, we don't always relate to Christmas as it is experienced in southern and tropical climates, where rarely, if ever, is there snow, and Christmas day could be at temperatures that would be..
  • Business Christmas Cards
    When thinking in terms of Christmas business cards, meaning given them to someone we're doing business with, we need to differentiate from a Christmas greetings card which can be sent or given by the business, and a business card itself, which...

Endless number of Christmas card ideas

I have to stop there before I get too carried away and put up 20 cards or so. You get the idea. There's no end to the number of Christmas cards you can choose from, and some are very reverent, and others, well, not so reverent. Either way, they all have a message and are a joy to discover and send to family and friends.


hhhuuuddduhbgyukmn bhu on September 18, 2013:

how do u make the funny Christmas card ?????????????????????

Mylindaminka on May 11, 2013:

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Etenefeadeono on March 08, 2013:

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123 on December 21, 2011:


Ann on December 19, 2011:

How do you make the homemade white christmas tree one?

lilly on December 16, 2011:

I love christmas so i`m gonna make a card from this


SUE on July 28, 2011:

So cool on December 21, 2010:

Chuc Giang Sinh an lanh

? on December 21, 2010:

very coooooooooooool

charal on November 17, 2010:

hi i gust wanted to say hi

twichy on October 30, 2010:

i love all the cards and i look forwasd to having a go at making them

Cheryl on September 15, 2010:

Oh no Christmas is back again and its just around the corner.

I love the idea that you have mentioned of making your own cards from photo's, that is so much more personal. You will also find that people don't throw them away, but tend to keep them as souveniers. Thanks

PearTreeGreetings from Rexburg, ID on July 21, 2010:

What a diverse collection of Christmas cards! I especially like your idea of sending Christmas photo cards including your own (or a loved one's) dog or cat. Holiday photo cards are a great way to personalize a message and send a little cheer.

Rockerzz on July 06, 2010:

I have seen some great cards thanx

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