Christmas envelope decoration: 15 ideas to copy
Want to make exceptional Christmas cards and send them to your loved ones? If this is the case, we would like to offer you some cool ideas that will help you make the cards even more original. So get your imagination working and create a creative and personalized Christmas envelope to surprise your family in a wonderful way. Take inspiration from our 15 fabulous proposals and decorate the envelopes with pretty festive motifs!
Decorating a Christmas envelope is a breeze!
We recommend using matching envelopes for your greeting cards as this will make them more exciting. Plus, if you decorate the Christmas envelope in a creative and personalized way, the recipient will appreciate your efforts.That’s why we’ll show you how to make one easily!
As for the decoration of a Christmas envelope, it is advisable to opt for festive reasons. Fortunately, the choice is vast. Whether it’s fir trees, Christmas wreaths, lights or snowmen, there are many possibilities. Bet on the idea that suits you best and that’s it!
It is not necessary to draw well to create a fantastic Christmas envelope. There are also simple ideas that you could easily adopt. So, we propose you a DIY project to realize with the help of your children. They will bring a playful touch to the decoration while creating interesting patterns. Draw Christmas lights, like the ones above, that kids can color. This is an excellent activity to do with family!
But, there is one very important detail to pay attention to. If you plan to send the Christmas card by post, you have to create such a design that will meet the addressing standards. So, decorate the envelope in the authorized areas only. It is not advisable to draw on the top left and on the bottom right where you have to register the sender and the recipient.
If you plan to personally give the greeting card to the recipient, you can decorate the Christmas envelope as you wish. So, give free rein to your imagination! Opt for kraft paper since the decoration on such a surface is super easy. Copy the ultra cute example above and you will not regret it!
Decorate the Christmas envelope in an original way!
If you want to create an original and modern Christmas card , we invite you to consider the following idea which is very elegant. As you can see by looking at the picture above, the envelopes are cut out so that you can see different parts of the map inside. So, embellish the white envelope by adding some festive motifs. In order to realize this DIY project, you will need:
- stencil knife
- cutting mat
First, draw your favorite pattern. It is recommended to opt for simple shapes with straight lines since they are easy to draw and cut. Once the contours are finished, place the envelope on the cutting mat and cut the shapes. If there are pencil marks, remove them with the eraser. Then, put the card in the Christmas envelope and voilà! You can notice a nice idea above.
Who has not heard of washi tape? This Japanese adhesive tape makes it possible to manufacture a festive decoration charged with a positive energy. Thanks to colorful bands with different patterns, you can decorate the Christmas envelope in a super creative and fun way.
Here again is an extremely easy proposal to make using Japanese handmade paper. Indeed, it is a very original idea since the Christmas envelope is reminiscent of a perfectly decorated gift box. Let’s look at the picture above: small decorative elements are welcome. Notice the cute star in the middle of the ribbon!
Instead of washi tape, you can use, of course, a simple ribbon and stick it on the envelope. Festive ribbons are the best choice. It’s up to you to choose the ones that suit you best!
Decorate a Christmas envelope with your children!
We also offer some cool ideas to make with your kids. They will, no doubt, appreciate the making of such a Christmas envelope. Different types of paper are available: newspaper, construction, packaging. But there is still a variant that is very practical and suitable: brown kraft paper. Make a Christmas reindeer, glue your eyes and set a red pompom in the middle. Congratulations! You have created Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer!
If you are looking to design festive envelopes such as reindeer, snowmen or fir trees, children are welcome if they wish to participate. With a little imagination and creativity, every single envelope could be transformed into a fun character.
Surprise your loved ones by personalizing the Christmas envelope in a nice and lovely way. Note the example shown above: a perfect idea that will help you to fascinate your family. First, you can print the envelope with the names of the family members. Then, affix the corresponding fingerprints as indicated above. Then you can decorate them according to your preferences.
Discover another great proposal: decorate the lining of the envelope. Fun decorations will definitely put a smile on the recipient’s face and make Christmas cards even more special. Choose an interesting pattern and paste it inside the envelope.
As for the decoration of the lining, it is advisable to opt for Christmas motifs. Colorful lights, fir trees, many small stars – the possibilities are endless.