Take a Closer Look at Handmade Christmas Cards
Handmade Christmas cards have always come in many shapes and sizes and this year’s selection is no exception. From delicate designs sprinkled with glitter to bold fun images topped with faux fur, this year’s handmade and hand-finished Christmas cards are a delightful set that will look great on any mantelpiece.
If you’re looking for a Christmas card that truly stands out from mass-produced cards that line supermarket shelves then a handmade card might be the perfect greetings card for you. So without further ado, let’s take a closer look at some Christmas cards made by hand that will look great all through the holidays.
Boxed Mistletoe Card
Spread a little love this holiday season with this unique boxed Christmas card. Featuring a handmade paper mistletoe branch, which can double as a mini gift or Christmas decoration. Beautifully made, the mistletoe is finished with a stitched red bow and ‘Merry Christmas’ tag; small details which make it perfect for fans of handmade paper crafts.
Mistletoe Christmas Card in Box. £11.95 from Paper Tree.
Handmade Bauble Christmas Card
A signature card design from Linvitations, this charming Christmas bauble design is a stylish way to send your festive greetings. Available in a number of colour choices to suit every taste, my favourite is this pink & white chevron design. An intricately made card, each chevron, bauble and glitter border is cut by hand and shaped with tweezers to complete the elegant bauble design.
Christmas Glitter Bauble Handmade Christmas Card. £3.00 from Linvitations.
Let it Snow Card
First launched over 10 years ago, the James Ellis ‘Shakies’ range continues to grow as demand for the popular range continues. This new card is taken from the ‘Kapow Shakies’ set; designed by Nicola Watson it features an explosive comic book style design in pop art colours. The final hand-finished touch is a flurry of stars and glittery shapes, which create a fun snowstorm ready for shaking.
Let it Snow Kapow ‘Shakies’ Christmas Card. £2.99 from James Ellis & stockists nationwide.
Handmae Yeti Card
Designed by Dan Mackey, this delightful little guy will deliver a smile and a very Yeti Christmas to all your friends and family. With a hand-cut fur hood, he’s an adorable messenger for your festive greetings; the most tactile of the handmade Christmas cards.
Handmade Yeti Christmas Card. £3.00 each of £10.00 for four cards from 11 Rugby Road.
Plectrum Christmas Cards
Look no further for the perfect Christmas card for your music-loving or musical friends. Yoojoo’s handmade Plectrum Christmas Cards unite a greetings card and a useful little gift. Handmade from upcycled plastic store cards, every plectrum is different. Yoojoo have created 6 special Christmas designs, which include a special festive plectrum; Choose from a guitar illustration (electric or acoustic) or a new Christmas Tree design.
Handmade Plectrum Christmas Cards. £2.95 from Yoojoo.
Handmade Hemp Christmas Card
This unique handmade card is made with hemp paper; a fast growing alternative to trees that has been used to make paper for thousands of years. Unbleached and textured the card design retains the beautiful, organic look of the material. Set against this natural backdrop the festive design features lines of elegant script, which are hand-stamped with peace and snowflakes.
Eco-Friendly Hemp Christmas Card. £4.15 from The Little Card Co.
Deck the Halls Christmas Card
Our last handmade Christmas Cards pick is taken from the Bohemian Christmas collection. The greetings card features a delicately illustrated hanging vintage bauble; collaged with hand-painted Christmas foliage it is decorated with a glittered ‘Noel’ tag. Hand finished with a touch of glitter, it’s the perfect way to ensure you’re sending something special this Christmas.
Deck the Hall Bauble Christmas Card. £2.50 from Stephanie Davies.