While photo cards are sweet, sometimes getting organized enough to get all the parts together just isn’t possible–especially during the holidays. Why not sit down at the table on a Saturday afternoon with your kids and make DIY Christmas cards? They’re pretty inexpensive to execute, and are a really nice family project that is guaranteed to be a unique expression of your family’s style.
Whether you go for a really minimal, craft-paper style card or bust out all your craft tricks with embroidery, glitter and impressive calligraphy, making your own holiday cards is a great way to channel your creative spirit into a treat for everyone on your mailing list. Here are a few great ideas to stoke your creative fires–if you get them done ASAP they could still arrive before Christmas!