16 Amazing Handmade Christmas Cards that Will Become Treasured Keepsakes
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These amazing handmade Christmas cards are so much more than greetings cards. They’re keepsakes that will be treasured by your friends and family for years to come.
December is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about sending out those seasonal greetings to friends and family.
If you’re bored of store-bought boxed greetings cards and looking for something more special you’re going to love today’s collection.
We have been trawling through Etsy picking out the most amazing handmade Christmas cards that you can send to show your loved ones how much they mean to you.
These aren’t mass produced, or digital downloads, they are truly handmade cards that have been made with love and will be delivered to you in the mail for you to sign and send.
Please keep in mind that all of these cards were available at the time of writing this post, but some of them are true one of a kinds so they might sell out. It’s always a good idea to click through to the artist’s store to see if they have similar cards available.
Copper Christmas Tree
This beautiful handmade Christmas card has a Christmas tree made from solid copper set against a square of handmade paper. The top tree piece has “pop up” boughs that create an amazing dimension to the trees. The copper has a touch of natural verdigris which will continue to change as the card ages. Fresh fallen ‘snow’ is created using embossing powder and copper snowflakes are hand applied to the card for a finishing touch. This isn’t just a Christmas card it’s a Christmas keepsake that can be framed by the lucky recipient and displayed as part of their holiday decor for years to come. Copper Christmas Tree by LaTiDArt
Quill Snowman Christmas Card
This brightly colored card features a quilled paper snowman with a plaid bow giving it a warm farmhouse feel. It can be framed as a Christmas keepsake so it’s a gift as well as a greetings card. Quill Snowman Christmas Card by UnicornArtsDesign
Handmade Watercolor Evergreen Card
This beautiful design is simple and festive and totally one of a kind. The watercolor evergreen leaves with red berries have been handpainted by Holly and this is an original piece of art, not a reprint. Handmade Watercolor Evergreen Card by HollBellArt
Handmade Christmas Cards
These fabulous handmade Christmas cards come in a set of 10 giving you lots of options. They feature flowers, stars, snowflakes, poinsettias and bows and are very festive. You will need to provide your own envelopes but these can be picked up easily from a local craft store. Handmade Christmas Cards by WoWoCrafty
Baby’s First Christmas Handmade Card
How precious is this handmade card that is a wonderful way to mark the occasion of baby’s first Christmas. This sweet card is an original hand painting and the perfect accompaniment to any gift. Baby’s First Christmas Handmade Card by Painted Scribbles
The Grinch LEGO Christmas Card
This fun handmade card is the perfect choice for the LEGO fan on your Christmas card list! You can choose the card color and whether you want it to be a landscape or portrait folding card. The Grinch LEGO Christmas Card by KaylasKraftsCo
Luxury Rustic Christmas Card Set
These luxurious, rustic style button Christmas cards are handmade in Cornwall and are sure to be loved by the recipient. You can choose the color and pattern of the paper used to make the tree. Luxury Rustic Christmas Card Set by ButtonsontheRocks
Box of Luxury Handmade Christmas Cards
These bohemian style pen and ink Christmas cards are sure to be kept as keepsakes by the recipient. The designs (from an original painting) are printed onto handmade paper which gives them a muted, vintage style. The paper is ripped to add a rough edge texture and each card has a glitter detail. Box of Luxury Handmade Christmas Cards by KittyJaneDesigns
Red Truck Christmas Card
The pick up truck carrying home the tree for the Holidays is pretty synonymous with farmhouse style Christmas. This is a rustic Christmas keepsake for sure. Red Truck Christmas Card by SassyScrapsCrafts
Assorted Handmade Christmas Cards
There are so many fabulous handmade designs in this collection! They feature handstamping, attached die-cuts, embossing, 3-D embellishments, patterned paper, rhinestones, bows/ribbons, and foil/glitter accents. This is a random set of 10 different cards from the following themes: snowmen, santa, reindeer, snowflakes, presents, Christmas trees, penguins and snowglobes. There are no religious themed cards in this set. Assorted Handmade Christmas Cards by DandACards
Partridge In A Pear Tree Pop Up Card
As talking points go you can’t really beat this gorgeous pop-up Partridge In A Pear Tree handmade card can you! It’s more than a greetings card, it’s an ornament too! It’s sure to leave a lasting impression on the recipient and can easily be showcased on a shelf or mantelpiece for all to talk about! Partridge In A Pear Tree Pop Up Card by CardologyLtd
Foiled Handmade Christmas Cards
These foiled Christmas cards are just stunning, with the vibrant red foil set against the recycled kraft card. I can’t decide which I like more, the robin or the Santa! Foiled Handmade Christmas Cards by by mollylemonart
Handmade 3D Quilled Christmas Cards
Cuteness alert! Oh my how sweet is this snowman! This would be the perfect greetings card choice for a child this Christmas. Handmade 3D Quilled Christmas Cards by CraftbyDaisyUK
Outlander-inspired Tartan Christmas Cards
These Scottish Gaelic Christmas Cards are perfect to send to all of your Outlander buddies and pen pals. They are made of various tartan papers mounted on craft paper and feature the words Merry Christmas in Gaelic. Outlander-inspired Tartan Christmas Cards by DixieSisters
Crochet Bunny First Christmas Card
Simply adorable don’t you think? This sweet crochet bunny card will be a wonderful keepsake for any baby’s first Christmas. It can also be personalized to add the baby’s name. Crochet Bunny First Christmas Card by CrochetontheCoast
DIY Christmas Card Kit
If seeing all of these handmade cards has inspired you to try and make your own then this kit is a great choice because it has everything you need to make three Christmas cards. One premade card is included as an example. DIY Christmas Card Kit by glamourontheporch