Handmade Holiday Cards

This year, I decided to make my Christmas cards. It sort of happened by accident- I was only planning to make a few for a Christmas Card Exchange that I joined through Tracy’s blog, but once I started buying materials, I figured I might as well get enough to make all of my cards! These are no masterpieces, of course, but I’m fairly pleased with the way they turned out. I spent several happy hours tinkering around with my holiday washi tape and glitter set and I think my friends/family will appreciate the effort :)

Tell me: Are you sending Christmas cards this year? If so, what type of cards are they?

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  1. christine wrote:

    These are too cute!! I love how they are all different so they are definitely one of a kind! I buy my Christmas cards every year…but I try to pick something that’s not the usual. I’m also in Tracy & Jessica’s Christmas card swap!

    Posted 12.4.12 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Thank you Christine! I thought it would be a good way to save a little money and be creative this season :) And yay for the Christmas Card swap!

      Posted 12.5.12 Reply
  2. HelloLidy wrote:

    My hope is to send out cards this year! As usual, we are cutting it close. I usually take a family photo and order through shutterfly. It’s not that original, but it’s usually fast and easy…for our families sake! This year I may have to opt for something else, everything snuck up so quickly! Super cute cards! You are so creative :)


    Posted 12.4.12 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      I love family photo cards- they’re always so adorable (although when I was a kid, I hated sitting still for the picture!). Thank you Lidy :)

      Posted 12.5.12 Reply
  3. Jenmarie wrote:

    You are so creative and sweet! I think these turned out wonderfully :)

    Posted 12.4.12 Reply
  4. Zarna wrote:

    This is SO adorable! I love that you handmade the cards – it’s so personal and thoughtful.

    Also, I haven’t visited your site in FAR too long – it looks beautiful and so do you! So happy to reconnect :)

    Posted 12.4.12 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Aww, thank you Zarna! So happy to reconnect with you too- thanks so much for coming by again :)

      Posted 12.5.12 Reply
  5. Jessica wrote:

    Your cards look adorable. Everyone who receives one is lucky to have a card someone much so much thought into.

    Tracy @
    Sunny Days and Starry Nights

    Posted 12.4.12 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Thank you! I really enjoyed making them :)

      Posted 12.5.12 Reply