Christmas decoration ideas

Tinker Christmas cards yourself – 30 ideas and instructions

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The merry Christmas parties are getting closer and closer and you should think about how many Christmas cards you will need in good time. Sometimes it takes a few weeks for the card to reach the recipient, so plan for sending it in good time. In any case, there is still enough time to make some unique and individual Make your own Christmas cards and we have selected 30 great and creative craft ideas and instructions for you. Be inspired by it or imitate it!

Make your own beautiful Christmas cards with the help of simple materials

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In this article you will find great ideas for Christmas cards that you can easily make yourself for your loved ones. You can find all the useful tools at home or in the craft store. Even so, you don’t have to invest very much in this DIY project, except maybe a lot of imagination. To copy the following cards you will of course also need matching thick cardboard and pens. In addition, stamps and stamping ink are needed, but you can replace these with a little creativity. Use acrylic paint or watercolors instead of ink and make your own stamps.

Make your own Christmas cards with stamps and ink in cheerful colors

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You can apply stamps using self-adhesive foam approximately 2 mm thick and a piece of wood or other material that is easy to hold. Alternatively, you can get foam tape of the appropriate width from the hardware store. Some people may know another way of making a stamp themselves from their parents. A beautiful stamp can be carved out of a potato very easily. Unfortunately, this is only suitable for one-time use and complicated, filigree shapes are very difficult to make. Nevertheless, it is worth doing a few experiments. After all, it doesn’t cost much either.

Decorate Christmas cards with small stamps

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You can find beautiful stamps with letters and numerous motifs in every craft shop. These can be used several times and for a long time. This creates great greeting cards and unique creations. Combine with cutouts from different decorative paper and decorate tastefully. Use accents made from other materials found in nature or at home, such as small, colorful buttons, natural wooden sticks, pine branches and cone scales. Create a personal Christmas card with a distinctive touch and give it to your loved ones during the Merry Christmas.

Simple Unique Christmas Cards – Instructions

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Make a simple stamp yourself

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Make a stamp from a piece of wood and foam adhesive tape

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Abstract fir trees from triangles

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Small triangular stamps for creative, simple Christmas cards

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Make small stamps with foam tape

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* a project by The Crafty Gentleman

Creative stamp from a lint roller

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Carved potato stamp

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Design a stamp yourself 

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 Decorate with small colored buttons

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* a project by Little Button Diaries

Make potato stamps yourself

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Big snowflake stamp

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Acrylic paint is also suitable for larger stamps

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Mix the desired shade yourself with acrylic paint

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Create designs with unique stamps

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Cool gift bags

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Gift bag or Christmas card with Santa in 4 easy steps

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Glue paper of the appropriate color onto a paper bag

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You can follow the same instructions for a Christmas card

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Funny Santa Claus on gift bag or greeting card 

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* a project by Kate’s Creative Space

Lots of creative ideas for crafting

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