“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”
It’s hard not to hum Christmas songs even though there are four weeks until the merry day finally arrives. With Christmas being just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to start prepping those Xmas cards you usually rush into signing just the day before Christmas Eve.
Christmas Card Designs
This colorful collection of Christmas card designs can help you switch into a festive mood and inspire you to create your own special cards and invitations. Here are 10 of the most unique and beautiful card designs that are sure to bring joy to whomever you decide to send them.
#1: Fleurs de Noel Christmas Invitation + Menu Design
Check it out: Paperless Post
This gorgeous illustrated Christmas invitation by Paperless Post has the perfect balance between color and white space. The hand-drawn Christmas wreath beautifully compliments the cursive and sans serif types that are elegantly arranged in the center of the card. Since this invitation design comes with a neat menu on the back, it’s a perfect choice for a Christmas dinner invitation.
#2: Red Line Vintage Christmas Card
Check it out: Minted
Created by: Eric Beckett
Red and white are two of the main colors in the Christmas color palette. Eric Beckett’s beautiful line illustrations are beautifully entangled with the text. The main headline is framed by a circular shape with arched text. The ornamented corners of the main frame give an elegant finish to the design.
#3: Christmas Card Design With a Photo Background
Check it out: A Pair Of Pears
Created by: Jake & Jamie Bartlett
If you’re looking for a way to incorporate your family photo into a Christmas invitation, Jake and Jamie Bartlett’s Christmas card design has a great solution for you. The design of main Christmas card features a hand-illustrated text surrounded by swirls and doodles that give off a playful look. The illustrations are placed on a darker background that features a mesmerizing close-up of a pine tree. The family photo is placed on the back of the two-fold card.
#4: Christmas Rose Holiday Card
Check it out: Paper Raven Co.
Created by: Erin McManness
Erin’s dazzling Christmas card creatively combines rose buds, mistletoe, and pine tree branches into a unique design. The hard-drawn bright red flowers give the design a touch of European beauty, making this card both intriguing and undeniably cute.
#5: Black Christmas Card With Gold Foil
Check it out: Paper Culture
This minimalist gold foil Christmas card has a dramatic look and an unusual shape. The thin lines and elegant sans serif type make it a great choice for formal events. Although this card design is targeted at businesses, at can be a great pick for personal occasions, as well.
#6: Merry Christmas Handdrawn Card
Check it out: Illustration.
Created by: Margaret Bergart
If you’re looking for a Christmas card design with a splash of color and a playful style this merry Christmas card by Margaret Bergart might be an ideal option. The design mixes various shades of green and red along with minimalist line art pinecone illustrations.
#7: “Warm & Fuzzy Holiday Wishes” Christmas Card
Check it out: Lily and Val
Created by: Valerie McKeehan
Lily and Val’s chalkboard Christmas card design is both sweet and incredibly gorgeous. The chalkboard motive makes this design suitable for teacher greeting cards and family Xmas invitations. The cute gloves illustration in the center perfectly compliments the text.
#8: Abstract Designer Christmas Card
Check it out: Behance
Created by: Alex Lorenzo
Most Christmas cards have a classic festive look with hand-drawn elements and calligraphy headings that radiate joy. Although it’s pretty different from the rest, this abstract Christmas card by Alex Lorenzo is special in it’s own way. It has a sophisticated designer look that cleverly mixes texture, realistic illustrations, and type.
#9: Minimalist Christmas Card Design
Check it out: Cocorrina
Created by: Corina Nika
When you have a keen eye for art and a steady hand, only a few strokes of the brush might be enough to draw a masterpiece. Corina Nika’s Christmas card features a pretty tree with gold dotted elements that represent the Xmas lights.
#10: Illustrated Christmas Card
Check it out: Neiko Art
Designer: Neiko Ng
Finally, we’re going to finish this showcase with a classic Christmas card design. The colorful illustrations and sweet birds that are joyfully chirping in the Christmas Eve create a fuzzy and cheerful feeling.