49 Free Christmas Letter Templates

Use Free Templates to Create Your Own Custom Holiday Newsletter

Woman hanging up Holiday cards for decoration
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Using a Christmas letter template for you holiday family newsletter will make it quick, easy, and beautiful looking.

These templates have everything you need to get started creating your letter. There are colorful designs, spots for photos, and places to put your text.

You can be as creative with them as you'd like to be by adding your own elements or just popping in photos and text. Keep in mind these tips for writing your letter and it's a great idea to throw in some Christmas card quotes.

After you've used one of the free Christmas letter templates, print it off on regular computer paper and then put it in an envelope with your printable Christmas card or holiday photo card. Add an address label and stamp, and you're ready to go.

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    Bird Design's Free Christmas Letter Template

    A Christmas newsletter templates with room for photos and text.

    You'll have the best looking newsletter on the block with this free Christmas letter template from Bird Design.

    Green, orange, and teal set this newsletter apart and there's plenty of room for over ten photos, picture captions, details on the year, and fun banners and holiday phrases.

    The download includes instructions on where to find the matching free holiday fonts and the .PSD file that can be edited in Photoshop, Photoshop Express, or a free graphics program.

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    Shabby Blogs' Free Christmas Letter Template

    A pastel Christmas family newsletter.
    Shabby Blogs

    I adore this free Christmas letter template from Shabby Blogs. In light pastel colors, you'll be able to tell all your friends and family about the year you've had.

    Download this .JPG in a photo editor and add your own custom text. Although there's no photos here, it would be easy to add them yourself.

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    A Year In Review Christmas Letter Template from Lacey Buchorn

    A black, red, and white Christmas newsletter template.
    Lacey Writes

    This Year in Review Christmas letter template designed by Lacey Buchorn is in a stylish black, red, and white color scheme and has a place to tell your friends and family what everyone in your family has been up to this last year.

    The free PSD download includes an editable file and a list of free fonts you can use to get the same look.

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    Creating Keepsakes' Free Christmas Letter Template

    A blue, white, brown, and red Christmas newsletter template.
    Creating Keepsakes

    This lovely Christmas letter template is just what you need to create a newsletter that has enough space to write about your whole year.

    You also have places to add two photos, a date, and customize your own title.

    Download this free holiday newsletter template as a .PSD file and edit it in any photo editing program.

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    Word Draw's Free Christmas Letter Templates

    A red and green Christmas newsletter.
    Word Draw

    Here are four free Christmas letter templates that can all be edited in Microsoft Word or another word processing program.

    Each template has a different style, some more fun and some more elegant. Take a look at each one before choosing the right one for you.

    You can change all the text in these newsletters and even import photos into them.

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    Holiday Family Newsletter Template from The Simply Crafted Life

    A chalkboard style Christmas newsletter.
    The Simply Crafted Life

    The Simply Crafted Life has created this free holiday newsletter template in a  modern chalkboard style.

    You can customize this newsletter using whatever headings and text that you want to make it your own.

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    Better Homes and Gardens Free Christmas Letter Templates

    African American woman writing at desk
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    Better Homes and Gardens has some free Christmas letter templates if you'd like a little more room for text in your newsletter.

    There are over thirty free Christmas letter templates to choose from here. All of the templates include cheerful holiday borders and some of them even have boxes for photos.

    These templates are .PDF files that you can print off and then feed into your printer to print your newsletter on.

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    Year in Review from The Dating Divas

    A green and red Christmas letter template
    The Dating Divas

    The Dating Divas has four Christmas letter templates here that are formatted as "a year in review." This makes them really versatile so you can use them any time of the year or even frame them as a keepsake.

    There is an our year in review, travel year in review, family year in review, and favorites year in review. Each template has room for photos and text.

Free Christmas Stationery

If none of these free Christmas newsletter templates are what you're looking for, consider using some free Christmas stationery to create your own.