Our Favorite Festive Christmas Card Designs From Etsy

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Christmas wedding photo card

Christmas cards are a great way to keep in touch with family and friends while spreading the joy of the season. To ensure that your holiday greetings don't cause additional stress, it's best to plan ahead by making your list and deciding on a design as early as you can. From postcards to newsletters to simple photo cards, there are many ways to add personal touches to seasonal greetings. While there can be an overwhelming amount of choices, we've rounded up a list of our favorite Christmas cards from Etsy that will showcase your family's personality.

Photo Collage

Collage Christmas card

If you can't get the perfect family shot, share your favorite family memories by creating a photo collage of pictures from the year. Download a template from Etsy seller HGDesignStudioArt to access and edit your card. Add another photo and note to the back. Print these cards at home or at a local or online print shop.

BUY IT: $7.95; etsy.com

Married Christmas

Christmas wedding photo card

Share the most memorable day of your year. Send wedding photos to family and friends with this personalized Christmas card by RoschsRoom that was made for newlyweds. A digital file allows you to create the perfect look and message. Choose from several designs for the back of the card.

BUY IT: $7.99; etsy.com

Printed Postcards

Christmas postcard

Take some work out of sending Christmas greetings. There's no envelope required for these printed postcards by LollieJDesign that will make spreading holiday cheer with your family and friends easy and personal. Display your favorite family photo on the front, and choose a simple holiday greeting for the back.

BUY IT: $38+; etsy.com

Merry Christmas Wishes to Add to Your Christmas Cards This Year

Decking New Halls

Christmas card moving announcement

What better way to announce that you moved than with a Christmas card that showcases your new home and extends holiday wishes? Send a photo of your house to seller PeachyMommy for a beautiful watercolor rendering displayed on double-sided cards. Choose a printable file or printed cards with envelopes.

BUY IT: $20+; etsy.com

Holiday Newsletter

Christmas newsletter

Wrap up the year with a newsletter update to family and friends featuring highlights, successes, and anecdotes of the past 12 months. Let everyone know about that new puppy and see how big the kids have grown. Download a digital file from SweetLittleMuse to create this memorable holiday note. Print cards to mail or send them electronically. Two layouts are included.

BUY IT: $12; etsy.com

Happy New Year

New Year card

If you miss the appropriate window for sending Christmas cards so they arrive on time, opt to send a New Year's greeting instead. It can be a welcome acknowledgement after the hustle and bustle of the Christmas rush is over. This customizable template by PaperAndParcel has several editing options to give the card a personal touch, including different fonts and four card back options.

BUY IT: $13.98; etsy.com

Minimalist Card

Minimalist Christmas card

If choosing a card is overwhelming, this simple yet chic design is the answer. Add your favorite photo and a short message. Less is more with this card. The digital file from PaperAndThingsShop allows you to edit text, color, background, and font style online. Download the edited version to print as many or as little as you need, at home or at your local print shop.

BUY IT: $9.99; etsy.com

Brushed Photo Card

Christmas photo card

This winter-themed card by StudioStrawberry features soft brushed edges and inked handwriting, adding artistic flair to a favorite family photo. Choose from several headers and closings, such as "Happy Holidays," "Happy New Year," and "Warm Wishes." Edit the digital file, then print from home or at your favorite professional printer.

BUY IT: $12; etsy.com

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