9 DIY Holiday Cards The Whole Family Can Make

There’s nothing like receiving a handmade card during the holiday season. Not only do DIY Holiday cards impress your list, but making them is a wonderful way to bond with your family and get them in the crafting spirit. Check out these 9 easy-to-make DIY Holiday cards you could tackle on a Saturday afternoon — no art degree required.

1. Potato Snowman and Penguin Card

Remember how fun macaroni crafts were as a kid? Well, check out this unexpected craft which uses a potato to create cute snowmen and animal prints! Potato Snowman and Penguin Card Instructions

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2. Fingerprint Christmas Tree Card

Inkpad. Paper. Fingers. That’s all you need for this fun, kid-approved card. Fingerprint Christmas Tree Card Instructions 

3. Button Ornament Card

If you’re anything like us, you’ve got a drawer full of spare buttons. Get gluing and transform them into ornaments! Button Ornament Card Instructions

4. Chanukah Cards Washi Tape

Have you heard of washi tape? It’s a decorative Japanese masking tape that’s perfect for crafting. Just peep this DIY — a variety of patterned washi tapes give these Chanukah cards a delightfully modern twist. Chanukah Cards Washi Tape Instructions


5. Felt Card

Chances are you’ve already got all the supplies you need to create these playful cards. Felt Card Instructions

6. Photobooth Card

Here’s a fun take on the traditional family Christmas card. These photostrips may require more props than craft skills, but if you have a couple of Santa hats, holiday sweaters, and reindeer antlers, grab the kids and head to your nearest mall photobooth. Photobooth Card Instructions

7. Santa Card

Got some glitter glue lying around? Then let your kids add some sparkle to this vintage-inspired, holly jolly Santa. Santa Card Instructions 

8. Reindeer Thumbprint Card

Here’s another easy, yet memorable thumbprint card. Replace the red felt nose with red sequins for a bit more shine! Reindeer Thumbprint Card Instructions

9. Roller Stamp Card

Using a lint roller and foam to make your own custom stamp is pure genius — and way easier than it looks. A bonus? Not only does it work for cards, but you could also use the roller to design your own custom wrapping paper! Roller Stamp Card Instructions


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