Are you bored of seeing the same uninspiring Christmas cards year after year? You want to WOW your friends and family with unique and unusual Christmas cards that really show them the thought you have put into choosing a Christmas card they will love. Well, look no further! I’m Jess and I run Jess A Little Creative, my small greeting card business, from my home studio in Cheltenham. Here are 19 unique Christmas cards to send to your loved ones in 2023, and it’s quite the selection. Bright colours, unique designs, and all as sustainable and eco-friendly as possible. Enjoy having a browse…
1. Unique Typographic Christmas Card
Kicking things off with the ultimate unique and modern Christmas card. Featuring a highly unique typographic design, in a fresh and festive colour palette of pastel greens, reds and creams, this unique typographic Christmas card shares a traditional message in a fun and modern way, and is perfect for all the family.
2. Illustrated Stag Christmas Card
Perfect for any wildlife lovers you know, this illustrated Stag Christmas card will stir up memories of crisp Boxing Day walks in the countryside. Featuring a unique and intricate illustration of a stag, alongside tree branches covered in festive berries, and snow falling all around, this is an ultra festive and beautiful Christmas card.
3. Green Typographic Fa La La Christmas Card
Know someone who loves a good Christmas sing-a-long? This fun and unique Fa La La Christmas Card design features the iconic Fa La La lyrics from the famous ‘Deck The Halls’ Christmas song, and would be perfect for any music fans or carol singers you know. Get the whole family humming their favourite Christmas tunes this holiday.
4. Magical Gold and Purple Baubles Christmas Card
Bring a touch of glitz and sparkle to your Christmas celebrations with this magical gold and purple baubles Christmas card. Featuring intricate, geometric illustrations of Christmas baubles in shades of purple, pink and gold, sparkling against a deep purple background, this Christmas card will bring a touch of magic to your loved ones.
5. Ho Ho Ho Christmas Card
Christmas would not be complete without giving a mention to the big guy (Santa, of course!). And what better way to keep the magic alive, than with this cute and festive Ho Ho Ho Christmas card, in bright and fresh tones of red and cream. A highly unique Christmas card to share the magic and fun with all your family and friends this Christmas.
6. Dark Blue Nature Christmas Card
Botanical is very on trend for 2023, and these dark blue nature Christmas cards are just so beautiful. Featuring illustrations of orange slices, berries, leaves, and other festive winter foliage, it is a beautiful depiction of the amazing plants that can be found at this time of year.
7. Mistletoe Christmas Card
We often get so wrapped up in making sure we have cards and gifts for our friends and family at Christmas, that we forget about our wonderful partners, husbands, and wives, who are there for us 365 days a year. If you want to show them some love this Christmas, this unique and romantic Mistletoe Christmas card is perfect. Featuring a highly unique typographic design, alongside intricate mistletoe illustrations, this card will show your other half how much you love and care about them.
8. Snow Christmas Card
There is nothing quite like curling up in front of the fire and watching the snow falling gently and gathering around your window frames, it’s the ultimate Christmas festive scene. And this unique Snow Christmas card depicts it in such a fun way. The midnight blue colour scheme gives it ultra festive evening vibes, alongside the intricate and detailed lettering, and snow illustrations, to make it look like snow really is gathering around your window frames. A magical and unique Christmas card for all the family.
9. Greetings Traditional Christmas Card
Celebrate a traditional Christmas with this gorgeous Greetings Traditional Christmas card. Featuring a deep red festive colour scheme, this unique typographic Christmas card spells out the word ‘Greetings’ in highly unique patterned letters. The perfect combination of a unique design sitting alongside a traditional Christmas message.
10. Star Christmas Card
Those magical twinkly Christmas evenings are just the best, aren’t they? Cup of warm cocoa in hand, watching the sky glitter and twinkle with stars. Share those dreamy scenes with all your loved ones this Christmas, with this unique Star Christmas card. Featuring a gorgeous midnight blue and gold colour scheme, and a highly unique typographic design spelling out ‘Star’, this unique Christmas card brings all the magic of the festive season to life.
11. Festive Foliage Botanical Christmas Card
This modern and unique botanical Christmas card features beautiful festive foliage illustrations, using a clean and fresh colour palette of blues, browns, reds and pinks, bringing it right on trend for 2023. Perfect for any nature lovers, and the green-fingered among your friends and family.
12. Rudolph The Reindeer Christmas Card
This is such a fun and playful Christmas card, depicting the lovable Rudolph The Reindeer like never before. This Rudolph The Reindeer Christmas card would be a perfect card for animal lovers, or children, to help them celebrate our red-nosed friend. Featuring a brown and red colour scheme, and highly decorative lettering spelling out ‘Rudolph!’, with an adorable red nose in the middle, this Christmas card is highly unique and super cute.
13. Illustrated Robin Christmas Card
This illustrated robin Christmas card is ideal for the birdwatchers and wildlife lovers in your life. Its quirky and unique illustration style gives it a modern and quirky twist on traditional robin Christmas cards. The addition of beautifully illustrated tree branches overflowing with festive berries gives the whole design an ultra festive Christmassy feel.
14. Noel French Christmas Card
This Noel French Christmas card is the perfect unique depiction of this French Christmas phase. Using a beautiful midnight blue and gold colour scheme, with highly decorative letters spelling out ‘Noel’, this Christmas card has a classy and elegant feel. Perfect for any French friends or family, or anyone who wants to add a touch of French elegance to their Christmas cards this year.
15. Unique 2024 New Year Card
It’s often difficult to find lovely New Year cards, but this unique 2024 New Year card is a wonderful way to send good wishes to your loved ones for the coming year. It features a glam and glitzy black and gold colour scheme, with highly patterned numbers spelling out 2024. Perfect to send to anyone who’s had a tough 2023, to remind them there is hope for a better year next year. Or maybe you know someone with a very exciting 2024 planned. If so, this card is sure to start their big year off with a bang.
16. Holly and Ivy Christmas Card
Another beautifully unique Christmas card for the green-fingered among your friends and family, this Holly and Ivy Christmas card is a highly unique depiction of the traditional festive plants. Using a forest green and cream colour scheme, the words ‘Holly & Ivy’ are depicted in highly unique patterned lettering, decorated with hand-drawn red dots and circles to look like festive berries.
17. Tis The Season Red Christmas Card
Send season’s greetings to all your friends and family with this gorgeous Tis The Season Red Christmas card. It features unique botanical illustrations, depicting festive plants and foliage found in winter. It’s deep red background, and blue, pink and brown illustrations, give it the perfect blend of unique and traditional, a Christmas card for all the family.
18. Bah Humbug Christmas Card
It may be hard for some of us to imagine, but not everyone is watching Christmas films from October, stockpiling the mulled wine and counting down the days until the Christmas tree can go up. This card is perfect to send some funny Christmas wishes to your non-festive friends. Featuring a striking black, white and grey colour scheme, with a unique typographic design spelling out ‘Bah Humbug’, surrounded by quirky illustrations of humbug sweets, this Bah Humbug Christmas card is perfect to share some chuckles with any Scrooge’s you know.
19. Illustrated Baubles Pink Christmas Card
These quirky pink Christmas cards are ideal for those celebrating a more colourful and vibrant Christmas. Featuring illustrations of unique patterned baubles in shades of pink and purple, it is the perfect twist on tradition that will bring joy to your loved ones this Christmas.
What a selection… 19 unique Christmas cards to send to your loved ones in 2023, and they did not disappoint! A wide range of unique designs, colours and messages, with something to suit all your friends and family this festive season. All these Christmas cards can be bought as individual Christmas cards, or you can mix and match them into a Build Your Own Christmas Card Multipack.
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Thanks so much for reading, and I hope you have a wonderful Christmas. Jess x