Christmas Card hanging display

5 Ways to Display Your Holiday Cards

Don’t know what to do with the sweet sentiments filling up your mailbox this holiday season? Check out 5 easy-to-achieve holiday card display ideas for incorporating your loved ones’ greetings into your home decor.

1. Christmas Card Tree

christmas card tree

What you need:

materials for a DIY project

How to create your own

  • Cut 6 pieces of string:
    • 2 short pieces to fit one card for the top and base of the tree
    • 4 pieces long enough to hold 2 cards, 3 cards, 4 cards, and 5 cards each
  • Secure your string in the shape of a tree to your wall using the Washi Tape.
  • Hang your cards using clothespins.

2. Holiday Card Garland

holiday cards on garland

What you need:

materials for DIY project

How to create your own

  • Drape your ribbon an inch below your hung garland and makes sure it is secure.
  • Use the clothespins to hang the cards on the ribbon.

3. Card Holder

card display holder

If DIY isn't your thing or you just wont have the time this holiday season, try purchasing a Card Display Holder to add your cards to as they arrive! 

4. Ribbon Display

holiday card display

What you need:

  • Holiday-themed sign (can be purchased from a home decor store)
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Command strips
  • Clothespins

materials for DIY project

How to create your own:

  • Secure three, evenly-spaced ribbons to the back of the sign using a hot glue gun.
  • Hang the sign on the wall using a command strip so it can easily be removed after the end of the holiday season.
  • Secure the cards to the ribbon using clothespins.

5. Door Frame Garland

holiday cards on door frame
Frame a doorway in your home with garland and attach your holiday cards directly to it! You can secure them with clothes pins or even tape. Our friends at Studio DIY nailed this easy and festive display. 

How are you displaying your cards this holiday season? Show us on Instagram using the hashtag #nationsphotolab, and we’ll repost our favorites!

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