Check out these 5 DIY Christmas cards that will make your life easier. You can make these simple cards in minutes and then get back to baking, wrapping gifts or any of the other items on your to-do list!

Stampin’ Up! products are the best card making supplies! I’m excited to share these free 5 DIY Christmas cards with you. Beautiful designer papers and images create stunning card results in minutes!

Today’s 5 card making ideas use a variety of stamps and designer papers. The best part about these cards is you can duplicate the layouts/design using whatever you’d like!

Don’t miss the photos, cutting dimensions for each card and all the supplies listed below. Be sure to scroll down to see them.

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5 DIY Christmas Card – Idea #1

The Peace & Joy stamp set in the Mini Catalog includes bold greetings for your holiday cards. One of my favorite things about this stamp set are the individual words which can create custom greetings. Plus, don’t miss the tip in the video on how to perfectly align these cardstock strips!

This is one of 5 DIY Christmas cards with a simple layout and a die cut deer

Cutting Dimensions

  • Night of Navy (base): 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″
  • Whisper White (layer): 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Whisper White – scrap for deer & greeting
  • Night of Navy (strip): 1″ x 3″
  • Misty Moonlight: 1″ x 3″
  • Seaside Spray: 1″ x 3″
  • Balmy Blue: 1″ x 3″

This DIY Christmas card is perfect for the men in your life with the deer and embossed snowflakes

5 DIY Christmas Card – Idea #2

Bold and beautiful patterns make up the Poinsettia Place Designer Series Paper. Double-sided designs insure you’ll have lots of options.

A simple card making design trick is to mimic the designer paper pattern with one single stamped image. Add a greeting, a little visual angle and you’ve got a card created in minutes!

This is card 2 of 5 DIY Christmas Cards with a simple layout that makes card making a breeze

Cutting Dimensions

  • Whisper White (base): 4 1/4″ x 11″, score at 5 1/2″
  • Whisper White: scraps for leaves
  • Whisper White (greeting): 1″ x 6″
  • Real Red: 1 1/4″ x 6″
  • Designer Paper: 4″ x 5 1/4″

Don't forget to use your embellishments on your DIY Christmas cards

5 DIY Christmas Card – Idea #3

Use up those scraps of designer paper to create a fun grid background! House a simple greeting or a single image over the top for a quick and impressive card!

Card 3 of the 5 DIY Christmas cards that features a simple grid layout with Christmas tree as the focal point of the card

Cutting Dimensions

  • Garden Green (base): 4 1/4″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″
  • Whisper White (layer): 4″ x 4″
  • Whisper White – scrap for tree
  • Designer Paper – 9 pieces cut @ 1 1/4″ x 1 1/4″

This DIY Christmas card included tinsel for the tree

5 DIY Christmas Card – Idea #4

Metallics are always a welcome addition to a handmade cards, Christmas cards especially! Gorgeous copper foil designer papers are layered on Copper Foil Sheets and accented with metallic ribbon. Simple but striking!

Card 4 of the 5 DIY Cards that shows off the beautiful designer series paper you have stashed

Cutting Dimensions

  • Mossy Meadow (base): 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″
  • Very Vanilla: 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Copper Foil: cut 3 @ 2 1/8″ x 2 1/8″
  • Designer Paper: cut 3 @ 2″ x 2″

Your DIY Christmas cards can be extra special with matching ribbon

5 DIY Christmas Card – Idea #5

This primitive/folk art Christmas tree is perfect for the kids or grandkids to create with you! Use strips of designer paper scraps and cut them to various lengths to form a tree. Don’t fuss about even ends or a perfect shape for this country card! And don’t forget the star!

Card 5 of 5 DIY Christmas Cards that uses paper scraps and a die cut star

Cutting Dimensions

  • Cherry Cobbler (base): 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″, score at 4 1/4″
  • Whisper White: 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Silver Foil: scrap for star
  • Designer Paper: 1/2″ x 5″ trimmed to fit in various patterns and colors. Vary the width on a few strips for added interest.
  • Designer Paper (trunk): 1/2″ x 1″

See how the embossing folder adds a special touch to your DIY Christmas cards

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