7 easy DIY Christmas cards and gift tags

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Show your friends and family you care with these handmade Christmas card and gift tags.

Christmas tree card

Use an assortment of beads and sequins to decorate this simple and festive tree design so that each card is unique.

Find out how to make a Christmas tree card

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Reindeer gift tag

Have a go at turning a monkey nut into an adorable 3D Rudolph gift tag to spruce up your Christmas wrapping this year.

Find out how to make a reindeer gift tag

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Free printable gift tags

Or if you don’t fancy wasting valuable mince pie munching time crafting homemade gift tags, download and print out these free ones instead – get the kids to colour them in first to add a personal touch.

Button snowman card

Spread some Christmas cheer and put those spare buttons at the bottom of the sewing tin to good use by crafting these lovely snowman cards.

See how to make a button snowman card

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Santa Claus card

Get the kids involved in transforming paper doilies and some leftover coloured card into a cute Father Christmas card.

See how to make a Santa Christmas card

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Christmas card mobile display

If you’re running out of shelf space to house all of your Christmas cards, why not display them on this DIY Christmas card holder using a wire clothes hanger – it makes a great decoration, too.

See how to make a Christmas card mobile display

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Thank you cards for kids

Thank you cards overdue? Print and cut out these festive thank you note designs. They’re a great way to keep the kids busy in the lull after Christmas, too.

See our printable Christmas thank you cards

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Last dates for posting

See our essential Christmas deadlines you need to know to make sure you get your Christmas cards in the post on time.

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