27 Christmas Card Display Ideas That Turn Season’s Greetings Into Works of Art

Corral card clutter and show off your merry mail with these DIY Christmas card holders.

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Cedric Angeles

Need a fun and creative way to organize (and show off) all your holiday cards? We've got you covered with these easy tutorials for DIY Christmas card holders and displays.

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Christmas Card Wreath

Unlike your other green wreaths, this cute clothespin creation will last year after year.

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Branch Arrangement

Pick up some wintery white branches at your local craft store, or better yet, find some (for free!) in your backyard, and you'll have this easy project completed in no time.

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Twine Garland Card Display

Display your most recent cards on your mantel with twine and holiday baubles, and watch your garland grow with every passing week.

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Quilted Card Holder

While this homespun piece may take a bit more time than the rest of the crafts featured here, it's sure to become an heirloom decoration your family will cherish for years to come.

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Fa La La Christmas Card Display

This versatile Christmas card looks great just about anywhere! Hang this piece on an empty wall, prop it up by your entryway, or place it on top of a table.

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Framed Chicken Wire Christmas Card Display

Turn an old frame into a Christmas display with help from some chicken wire. It's an inexpensive material that makes it easy to display cards, ornaments, wreaths, lights, and more.

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Christmas Card Wreath Display

A simple plaid bow and your collection of Christmas cards are all you need to transform this simple wood octagon into a festive holder.

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Reclaimed Vintage Window Christmas Card Display

Attach clips to a salvaged window ahead of Christmas and you'll have a versatile piece to use year-round. Once the holidays are over, continue to use it by swapping out your cards for family photos.

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Plywood Christmas Card Holder

Ledges added to a piece of plywood are perfect for hanging ornaments, decorations, and a bundle of mistletoe.

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Christmas Tree Display

Overflowing with good tidings, this tree displays holiday greeting cards clipped to jute twine with mini clothespins.

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Sled Card Display

A century-old coaster in the living room of this cozy cottage calls to mind winters past and showcases a flurry of Christmas greetings.

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Greeting Card Ladder

In this Tudor home, an old orchard staple becomes a fruitful holiday display with season's greetings (secured with clothespins attached to a string) along one side.

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Vintage Tobacco Basket

Show off the influx of season's greetings on a vintage tobacco basket by tucking well wishes into the overlapping strips of reed. (For old baskets, try , , or CL Fair vendor ).

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Holiday Card Garland

Dress your house in holiday cheer with a full garland that covers your door frame. Once it's hung, pin holiday cards on the sides.

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Christmas Card Display

Turn old windows into a Christmas card display by using festive clothespins and also hanging small cedar sprigs throughout.

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Old House Post

This country home gave this old post new life by hanging cards on it with twine. Topping it with Christmas greens and a bow completes the festive look.

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Book Card Holder

Using an old book is a clever way to display your holiday cards. Each page is folded so it's sturdy enough to hold the cards in place.

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Twine Wall Tree

Spruce up a blank wall with twine that forms a Christmas tree and then hang some of your most display-worthy cards.

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Burlap Card Display

Using burlap (this blogger specifically used lace floral burlap), 1/4″ to 1/2″ coordinating ribbon, scissors, hot glue, and measuring tape, you can make this marvelous display in just 30 minutes.

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Christmas Fairy Light Wall

This whimsical layout lets you hang holiday cards along fairy lights and will brighten up any room with Christmas cheer.

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DIY Wood Christmas Card Holder

This card holder, assembled from furring strips, is a DIY masterpiece decorated with a dark stain, twine, jingle bells, pinecones, and stems.

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Vintage Ski Card Display

For a fun way to showcase your holiday cards, use a pair of vintage skis you have stored in your house. Once you've got your statement pieces in place, anchor them to the wall with some command strips, then weave a few pieces of strings to the set. By the end you'll have a one-of-a-kind card display.

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Framed Christmas Card Display

Creating this holiday display board from an upcycled picture frame. Hang lights in between, then pin on your Christmas cards.

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Mousetrap Card Display

How clever is this?! Use painted mousetraps to make a tree shape, then clip on your holiday cards.

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Washi Tape Card Tree

Washi tape, a tinsel garland, tacks, and a red star create a vibrant holiday card tree.

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Window Hanging

Twine and clothespins pair up for a charming, low-key display of holiday cards.

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Ribbon Card Tree

Hang wooden dowels and ribbon on the back of a door for a unique holiday card hanging spot.

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