christmas card display ideas

The Christmas cards you receive from friends and family will make a charming addition to your Christmas décor. You just need to know how to display them. These 5 tips will ensure you never have a tumbling mess on your mantelpiece again!

1. Better than baubles

Adorn your Christmas tree with all your Christmas cards. You can punch a hole in the corner of your cards and weave some red ribbon through them for an extra festive touch. Or simply stick them on the tree using the branches for balance.

christmas card display ideas tree

What you’ll need: a Christmas tree, red ribbon, hole punch

2. Making shapes

Sticking your Christmas cards on your wall or on a pin board is an obvious way to display them but get extra creative and arrange them into a festive shape. We love tree shapes for an extra Christmassy feel.

christmas card display ideas shapes

What you’ll need: blutac, pinboard, pins

3. Light up your cards

Attach your Christmas cards to a piece of string, or even a long ribbon using mini pegs and hang them from one side of the room to the other or across your mantle. This will look extra special if you weave the string with some fairy lights.

christmas card display ideas hanging mobile

What you’ll need: string or ribbon, small pegs, fairy lights

4. Put them next to the condiments

Use some Christmas cards to decorate your dining table. Charming wintery scenes will add a cosiness to the dining experience and they’ll be a nice talking point during dinner.

christmas card display ideas dining table

What you’ll need: A table and some dinner guests. Simple!

5. Simple but effective

Hang your Christmas cards as a festive mobile from your ceiling or the back of your door. Use some glittery ribbon if you want to make it extra Christmassy.

christmas card display ideas fairy lights

What you’ll need: ribbon (again!), tape, metal clips

Displaying Christmas cards in your living space is an easy way to add some Christmas cheer to your home so get creative and make the most out of all your well wishes.