20 Free Printable Christmas Cards

Print and Send This Holiday Season

Illustration of mantel decorated for Christmas

The Spruce / Elise Degarmo

Printable Christmas cards can be easily and quickly printed for free from your home computer so you can put the money you usually spend on Christmas cards somewhere else in your holiday budget.

In a lot of ways, these printable Christmas cards can be better than a box of them you'd buy at the store. Many of these printable Christmas cards can be customized with a personal greeting, message, card style, and some even let you add photos before printing. Put in a custom holiday newsletter before mailing, and you've got the perfect Christmas card. You also might want to consider using a Christmas card template to create your own photo Christmas card.

You can find more than just printable Christmas cards with these free, printable cards for every other occasion this year.

  • 01 of 20

    Holly Jolly Christmas

    A Christmas card and two gift card sleeves
    Simple Everyday Mom

    Simple Everyday Mom has designed this beautiful watercolor style Christmas card with beautiful pink and green flowers that says "Have a Holly Jolly Christmas." In addition to the free Christmas card, there are also printable coloring pages, gift card holders, gift tags, and a game.

    Holly Jolly Christmas Card from Simple Everyday Mom

  • 02 of 20

    Tidings of Comfort & Joy

    A close up of a Christmas card

     Colleen Michele

    Here's a printable Christmas card that you're sure to love no matter what your style. This watercolor design features a lone deer and tons of berries and holly. In small black letters, it says "Tidings of Comfort and Joy". This is a PDF file that prints out as a 5X7 card. There are cut and fold lines on the printable, making it very easy to get these all ready to send out.

    Tidings of Comfort & Joy Christmas Card from Colleen Michele

  • 03 of 20

    Merry and Bright

    A red, teal, and white printable Christmas card that says "Merry & Bright".
    Love Vs. Design

    This printable Christmas card from Basic Invite wishes the recipient a "Merry & Bright" holiday season in a vintage red, teal, and white design. This card is downloaded as a PDF file which can then be edited with your family name. It can be printed as a flat or folded card.

    Merry & Bright Holiday Card from Basic Invite

  • 04 of 20

    Vintage Truck & Tree

    A vintage truck card on a mantle

    Darlene Brink Design Co.

    A favorite Christmas time image is the classic red truck carrying the Christmas tree. This image has been designed in watercolors and made into a Christmas card that you can print for free. You'll need to sign up for a free newsletter in order to get access to this download.

    Vintage Christmas Card from Darlene Brink Design Inc.

    Continue to 5 of 20 below.
  • 05 of 20

    Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy

    Christmas cards, envelopes, and stamps on a table

     Delia Creates

    This printable Christmas card says "Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy" in beautiful yet simple black hand-lettering. You can really change the look of the card by printing it on different colors of cardstock or Kraft paper like shown here. There are also directions on how to add a custom photo and message to the card before mailing it off.

    Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy from Delia Creates

  • 06 of 20

    Christmas Coloring Cards

    Christmas cards and colored pencils sitting on a table

    Lemon Thistle

    There are two free, printable Christmas cards here. They say "Let It Snow," and "Deck the Halls". The words and illustrations are beautiful and would be a joy to color. Whoever is getting this card will be thrilled that you took this extra time to wish them happy holidays. These cards print out one per page so you have plenty of room to add your greeting on the inside of the card.

    Christmas Coloring Cards from Lemon Thistle

  • 07 of 20

    Watercolor Wreath

    A watercolor wreath that says "Merry Christmas"

     Greetings Island

    "Merry Christmas" in a beautiful handwritten font is surrounded by a watercolor wreath of green and red on the front of this free Christmas card. Inside it says "Happiness and Cheer! Christmas time is here!" This card can be completely customized with a different layout, text, and photos.

    Watercolor Wreath Christmas Card from Greetings Island

  • 08 of 20

    Love & Peace

    "Love & Peace" in red and pink.
    Style Me Gorgeous

    This pink and red printable Christmas card features a cute little bird wishing everyone love and peace this holiday season. You'll just need to print this free Christmas card, cut it out, and fold it.

    Love & Peace from Style Me Gorgeous

    Continue to 9 of 20 below.
  • 09 of 20

    Happy Holidays Snowman

    A snowman with the words "Happy Holidays!"

    You'll love this jolly printable Christmas card that features a photo of a big round snowman. It's blank inside so you can add your own unique message to the card before or after printing.

    Happy Holidays Snowman from Xerox

  • 10 of 20

    Modern Christmas

    A group of Christmas trees.
    Presentation Magazine

    This is a wonderful printable Christmas card that's a great choice if you're looking for something a little more non-traditional. Bright pink text wishes you a Merry Christmas amidst snowflakes and evergreen trees.

    Modern Christmas Card from Presentation Magazine

  • 11 of 20

    Christmas Snowman

    A snowman holding a gift.
    Greetings Island

    An adorable snowman waits to greet your loved ones with a gift in this whimsical printable Christmas card. Make this card even more special by adding your own photo, clip art, or custom text before printing.

    Christmas Snowman from Greetings Island

  • 12 of 20

    Victorian Santa

    Santa delivering gifts
    All Things Christmas

    There's something wonderful about the Victorian Christmas cards that bring up memories of Christmas when you were a child. This printable Christmas card features Santa on his way to deliver toys on Christmas Eve. Keep in mind that you'll need to join their free newsletter to get this printable Christmas card.

    Vintage Santa from All Things Christmas

    Continue to 13 of 20 below.
  • 13 of 20

    Gather Around

    A Christmas tree made out of the words "Merry Christmas"
    Greetings Island

    The phrase "Merry Christmas" makes up the body of this modern printable Christmas card. The green and red colors make this card even more festive. You can add your own photo, clip art, and custom text to this printable Christmas card to make it complete.

    Gather Around from Greetings Island

  • 14 of 20

    Santa's Presents

    Santa delivering gifts at night.
    Greetings Island

    In this printable Christmas greeting card, Santa has begun to deliver presents on a cold and snowy Christmas Eve. You can customize this printable Christmas card with your own photo, custom text, and clip art to make it special for your friends and family. There are two pages full of printable Christmas cards at Greetings Island. You'll be sure to find the perfect greeting card for everyone in your life this year.

    Santa's Presents from Greetings Island

  • 15 of 20


    Rudolph sitting on a candy cane.
    123 Print Cards

    This printable Christmas card features a simple illustration of everyone's favorite reindeer—Rudolph. You can print this Christmas card out in a few different versions, even as an invitation if you'd like. All the text on the card can be customized just the way you like it before printing.

    Rudolph from MES Cards

  • 16 of 20

    Deer Party

    Two reindeer singing

     Got Free Cards

    Merry Christmas Deer is a fun and festive printable Christmas card that features a couple of rocking reindeer. You can even add photos, custom text, and stickers to personalize this printable Christmas card.

    Deer Party from Got Free Cards

    Continue to 17 of 20 below.
  • 17 of 20

    Merry Christmas Ornaments

    Pastel Christmas bulbs hanging on the tree.
    123 Print Cards

    This printable Christmas card features some elegant purple and silver ornaments hanging from a Christmas tree. It can be printed in a few different versions as a printable Christmas card or a Christmas invitation. You can edit this printable Christmas card so your custom title, greeting, closing, and name show up on the printed Christmas card.

    Merry Christmas Ornaments from MES Cards

  • 18 of 20

    Ornament Coloring Card

    A printable Christmas card you can color.
    We Are Scout

    Give this year's holiday cards a personal touch with these 8 free Christmas coloring cards from We Are Scout. There's a wide variety of designs including Christmas bulbs, doves, holly, trees, and more.

    Ornament Coloring Card from We Are Scout

  • 19 of 20


    Christmas snowflake card

    Home Life Weekly

    This is a beautiful printable Christmas card that features snowflakes and Christmas trees with swirling shapes and colors making this card both stunning and elegant. Inside the card is left blank so you can write in your own custom greeting.

    Snowflake from Home Life Weekly

  • 20 of 20

    Christmas Penguin

    A penguin all ready for Christmas.

    Graphic Garden

    This printable Christmas card features a very cute penguin who's all ready for Christmas. This is a great Christmas card that's sure to please everyone on your Christmas card list.

    Christmas Penguin from Graphic Garden