DIY Super-Simple Stylish Christmas Cards

Posted by Kim Dellow

Hey everyone, I have a super-simple stylish Christmas cards (try saying that after a couple of glasses of eggnog!) tutorial for you today. These cards can be mass-produced with a limited amount of fuss, leaving you time to make the mince pies, wrap the presents and do all the other things you need to get done this season.

Here Is What You Will Need:

Becky Higgins Project Life Ledger (Lined or Grid) Journaling Cards 3 x 4 in (check out these Project Life Cards!)

Becky Higgins Project Life Journaling Cards 3 x 4 in (Blush Edition, but any would work) (check out these Project Life Cards!)

Lettering stencil

Faber-Castell Pitt Artist Pen - Black

Craft Knife



3D-foam (optional)


Kraft Card blank 4 1/2 x 4 3/4 in

Let’s Make!

Fold a piece of paper in half and draw half a Christmas tree from the fold line. As a guide, make the half tree 5.6 cm (2¼ inch) high and 2 cm (13/16 inch) at the widest point.


You can use any Christmas tree shape you like but keep it simple to make it easier to cut out later.

Keep the paper folded and cut out the Christmas tree then open the tree template and place it on the back of a Ledger (Lined or Grid) Journaling card and draw around it. Use a craft knife to cut out the tree and keep the cut-out shape as well.

Turn the Journaling card over and use a lettering stencil and the marker pen to add a sentiment to the front of the card. Then mount the Christmas tree aperture journaling card over another journaling card with 3D-foam or glue and stick it to the card front.


You can also use rub-ons, stamps or even handwrite the sentiment too!

Don’t forget the tree cut-out! Stick it to another Journaling card and add a cut-out sentiment banner.

Those are two cards done in no time at all! The slowest step is cutting out the tree shape from the Journaling card with the craft knife. You will soon get faster with practice! Think about the other shapes you can use; a stocking, a bell, or even a holly leaf. There are lots of items you could use!

Have fun!

Kim Dellow