How to Make Your Own Christmas Card Online

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'Tis the season for Christmas card lists as long as a city block. You do not want to buy the generic boxed Christmas cards, nor do you have time to fiddle with expensive and confusing software. Should this be the case, Christmas card-making websites are the perfect alternative. These websites allow you to create a custom card quickly and easily.

Making an Online Christmas Card

Step 1

Select a website. A free Christmas card maker is available at HP, while My Card Maker offers a wider range of customizing options for a subscription fee (see References).

Step 2

Upload a photo to use for your card. Make certiain the photo meets the website's size and format requirements. Some websites provide a selection of artwork to use instead of photos.

Step 3

Decide on a horizontal or vertical card. Browse the website's offering of seasonal borders for your photo. Snowflake, candy cane and poinsettia motifs are popular choices.

Step 4

Write a short Christmas greeting. The website may allow you to choose the font, color and size. Position the greeting to your liking.

Step 5

Review the completed card and make necessary changes.

Step 6

Download and print out the card using a high-quality card paper, if you are using a website that allows you to do so. If you are using a website that professionally prints the finished product, carefully read their policy. These websites will offer discounts on bulk orders. Make sure you allow enough time for shipping and handling.

Things You'll Need

  • Internet connection
  • Photographs
  • Printer
  • Card paper


  • My Card Maker - Card With Your Photo
  • HP - Free Printable Cards
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Sophie Levant is a freelance writer based in Michigan. Having attended Michigan State University, her interests include history classical music, travel, and the German language. Her work has been published at eHow and Travels.

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