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5 Creative Ways to Make Your Own Holiday Cards

With the holiday season just around the corner, it's almost time to start sending out those holiday cards.

This year, in addition to sending out holiday cards to all your friends and neighbors, why not give your season's greetings to family a truly personal and creative touch? Check out some of the ideas we've compiled here for you, and you'll be well on your way to create your own holiday cards!

Paint Sample Cards

If you're like us, you agree that it seems like such a waste not to put those pretty, colorful and vibrant paint sample cards found at your local hardware store to other uses. Well, with this idea from Hello Giggles, you can! Simply pick out your favorite colors and have some fun putting together various different combinations on your holiday cards. An added bonus? Paint sample cards are free!

Image via Hello Giggles

Tree Line Thread Cards

To make these festive and adorable tree line thread cards found on Page + Modern, all you really need is paper and string! Try it out for yourself, and your Christmas cards will be far from boring.

Image via Paige + Modern

Luxe Rhinestone Embellished Card

While our idea for this attractive rhinestone-embellished holiday card might look professional and complicated, it's actually quite easy--and inexpensive-- to put together! Just follow our simple step-by-step instructions and you'll find yourself with an equally glam and professional-looking card for your loved ones this holiday season.

Family Photo Accordion Card

Including precious and special family photographs in holiday cards is a classic and time-honored tradition. To add a creative twist onto the tradition, put your favorite pictures together in an accordion card like this one! The family photo accordion card will also make for a fantastic display piece.

Image via Lovely Little Things

Pop-Up Christmas Tree Card

Pop-up cards are an easy way to make your own detailed and adorable Christmas cards without all the cost and hassle! Try a Christmas tree, like this one from Darkroom and Dearly, or any other festive design you so desire.

Image via Darkroom and Dearly

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