Discover a World of Family Christmas Cards
Show the special people in your life you care this festive season with Family Christmas Cards. Specially designed for mums, dads, brothers, sisters and more, family Christmas cards are a great way to reach out to your relations; wishing them the very best tidings for the holidays and the year ahead. It’s not always easy to see your family as much as you’d like through the year, but a special Christmas card picked just for them, is a great way to show them you care.
The greetings card industry has once again outdone itself with this year’s selection of family Christmas cards. Whether you’re looking for funny, cute or thoughtful cards, there’s a heap of designs to choose from. To help make the job a little easier, I’ve picked out 16 of this year’s top family Christmas cards.
A Family Christmas Card
A Family Christmas is a beautiful card featuring a family of robins. With gold text detailing, the script on the front of the card reads ‘a family Christmas’. Each card measures 15cm square and is matched with a brown Kraft envelope. Inside the card reads “With best wishes for Christmas and the New Year”; a perfect Christmas greeting card for sending from your family to another.
A Family Christmas. £2.40 from Wrendale Designs.
From Our House to Yours
This lovely festive forest is filled with lots of cute characters, sending best wishes “from our house to yours”. Printed on a textured, FSC board, each design is hand-finished with a red and white bow and lots of sparkly red flitter. The Festive Forest design is also available with a number of special relations captions to ensure you don’t leave anyone out.
From Our House to Yours Card. £2.99 from Paper Salad.
Christmas Cards for Husbands and Wives
Why not celebrate your spouse this festive season with their own special Christmas card. After the general family Christmas cards it’s time to get specific and we’re starting with Christmas cards for husbands and wives. Whether you’re newly married or celebrating your golden years of marriage it’s always worth splashing out on a special Christmas card for your other half. Don’t let them be the person you forget in the festive chaos, instead, send a special greeting just for them.
To My Fabulous Wife
This exquisite handmade design is from the English Rose range. Inspired by the Lace making industry in Nottingham, the Christmas card features a beautiful laser cut Snowflake design, topped with gold foil detailing on a pearlised board. If that wasn’t special enough the card is finished with a stunning gem and a red organza ribbon.
To My Fabulous Wife Christmas Card. £3.65 from Paper Rose stockists nationwide.
Gorgeous Husband Christmas Card
This funny Christmas card for a gorgeous husband is the perfect way to drop a very big hint about the present you deserve! Each card is designed in a little studio in Derbyshire by a lovely lady called Jo; whilst drinking copious amounts of tea and eating the odd biscuit. With its cute red robin character, it’s a cheeky way to have a little fun over the holidays.
Bah Humbug Christmas for a Gorgeous Husband. £2.99 from Dandelion Stationery.
Family Christmas Cards for the Kids
Next up in our look at family Christmas cards is a few choice designs for the littlest members of the brood. Because let’s face it, at Christmas you can’t forget the kids.
Baby’s First Christmas Card
For baby’s first Christmas you need a few special keepsakes, and this card is a great start. This ‘Baby’s First Christmas’ card features two polar bears standing proud with their super cute cub. Below the bears is a ribbon with the date for Christmas 2016. Created in a gender neutral colour scheme, it’s the perfect choice for little boys or girls.
Baby Christmas Card. £3.25 from Joanne Hawker.
Wonderful Son Card
This ‘Wonderful Son’ Christmas is from Clear Creations’ new ‘Fall In Love With Christmas’ Collection. An easy way to show your son how much you care, this festive Choo-Choo comes packed with a freight load of Christmas pressies. Hand-finished with Swarovsky crystals, it even adds a little sparkle to the holidays.
Christmas Card for Sons. £3.20 from Clear Creations.
Christmas Card for Daughter
Wish your daughter lots of love this Christmas with an adorable sausage dog. Complete with festive hat and bow this delightful dachshund is ready to spread a little yuletide cheer. Taken from the ‘Fresco’ greetings card range, the design features bright colours, patterns and foil; all beautifully finished with twinkling gems.
Fresco Christmas Card for Daughters. £3.50 from Wendy Jones Blackett stockists nationwide.
Family Christmas Cards for Mum & Dad
Once the kids are sorted it’s time to pick out special Christmas cards for Mum & Dad. Whether your family say mum / mummy or dad / daddy, there’s some amazing greetings to choose from. Here’s my favourites from this year’s pick.
Card for Mummy
Fresh from YTR Design, is the Christmas Candy collection; a range of 29 cute and quirky greetings card designs based on original embroidered artwork. Top of the collection is this fantastic Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer design for Mummy. Enhanced with quality crystals and tiny hand-tied bows, it’s an adorable way to send lots of love.
Christmas Card for Mum. £2.85 from YTR Design stockists nationwide.
Christmas Card for Mum
If you’re looking for a sophisticated Christmas card for mum, you can’t go wrong with this lovely festive design; featuring a beautiful robin and the words ‘Merry Christmas Mum’. Taken from ‘The Evergreen Collection’, the card has a rich colour palette, ideal for the festive season and is luxuriously printed with coloured foils and embossing. Each design is also hand-finished with crystals for a touch of Christmas sparkle.
Merry Christmas Greetings Card for Mum. £2.99 from Laura Darrington Design.
Christmas Card for Dads
Made in Cornwall, England, this Christmas card for Dad is based on Georgia Breeze’s original hand-crafted, stitched paper collage. The designs are printed onto a high quality FSC board, which beautifully captures the patterns and textures of the artwork. Each card is then hand-finished with a cute button and sparkling gems.
Happy Christmas Dad Card. £2.99 from Georgia Breeze Designs.
Colouring In Personalised Card for Daddy
Little ones will be able to give a personal and adorable card to Daddy this Christmas; all while having a fun time getting creative. Originally made for her own daughter, designer Emma Talbot wanted to create a card with a hand-drawn look, which her daughter could colour-in. The result is this cute character card with a thoughtful “I love you Daddy, even more than Christmas” message. Each card can be personalised with a girl or boy character to colour and has room on the back for a personal message.
Personalised Colour-In Card. £4.90 from The Little Cloth Rabbit.
Family Christmas Cards for the Grandparents
Our next set of family Christmas cards are for the grandparents. Whether you’ve got one set of grandparents or more, it’s always important to show you care; a thoughtful Christmas message therefore is a must for every festive celebration.
Funny Christmas Card for Grandparents
Show your grandparents you’re thinking of them this Christmas with a unique holiday card. This funny & cheeky Christmas card is perfect for grandparents, and sure to make them smile this holiday. With festive red backdrop and bright gold stars, the design reads: “You’re My Favourite Grandparents. Now about my presents…” A great way to let them know the score, and it might even result in an extra special present!
You’re My Favourite Grandparents Card. £3.95 from Zoe Brennan Cards.
Merry Christmas to Grandma
Fresh from Norfolk, England, for Christmas 2016 is this delightful Christmas card for Grandma. Featuring a charming design of a sweet & stylish Grandma, it’s the ideal way to spread a little yuletide cheer; it even comes complete with a cute baking theme. Printed on a 300gsm FSC recycled soft white board, each card is matched with a seasonal red envelope.
Merry Christmas Grandma, £3.75 by Maurice & Maude.
Personalised Merry Christmas Card for Grandpa
Send Grandad your very best wishes with this personalised Christmas Bear card. A fun way to wish special loved ones a happy holidays, the card design lets you choose from 4 different festive characters. Mr Bear dressed as Father Christmas or a cheeky elf and Miss Bear dressed as Mrs Christmas or Miss Ruldolph. Next simply request your names and Buttongirl will do the rest. Once personalised to your needs, each card is finished with a button and a hand tied bow.
Personalised Christmas Greeting Card for Grandpa. £3.95 from Buttongirl Designs.
Family Christmas Cards for Siblings
Last in our look at family Christmas cards is designs for siblings. Brothers and sisters might not always get along, but when the little squabbles pass, it’s time to show them how much they mean to you; even if it is just their own Christmas card! With this in mind I’ve picked out 2 of this year’s family Christmas cards made specially for brothers and sisters.
Highland Cow Christmas Card for Brothers
Dedicated ‘To My Brother At Christmoos’, this cool highland cow will make your brother’s holiday a little more fun and quirky. Handmade with high quality acid free materials, the card features a Highland Cow illustration, taken from an original watercolour painting. Set against a textured backdrop and finished with a red bow it’s a little festive cheer direct from the Scottish Highlands.
To My Brother at Christmoos. £3.00 from North Highlands Art. (2017 update: the website is not currently available).
Wonderful Sister Christmas Card
For sisters you need to choose a Christmas card with a little glamour and what could be better than a Five Dollar Shake card (recent nominees at this year’s 2016 Henries Awards). New for 2016, the ‘Wonderful Sister ‘ card is embellished by hand with individual pieces of Liberty print fabric. The illustration is then finished with lashings of glitter and a sprinkling of genuine crystals for a truly luxurious Christmas look.
Handmade Christmas Card for Sisters. £4.99 from Five Dollar Shake stockists nationwide.