Heading to the mailbox is much more thrilling in December than at any other time of year, thanks to the tradition of holiday cards. Whether you're getting handwritten greetings or digital photocards, you can celebrate your nearest and dearest with a heartfelt holiday card.
You might love looking at pictures and messages from family and friends, but not want those cards cluttering up your counters or spilling onto your sideboards. If that sounds like you, you might appreciate one of the best holiday card displays.
With the right display, you can incorporate holiday cards into your Christmas decorating ideas without allowing them to overwhelm the space. There are card stands and keepsake boxes, festive wreaths and mini trees, and all sorts of stylish storage solutions.
You'll find holiday card displays everywhere from Amazon to Pottery Barn. Here are a few of my favorites to suit every style of room and size of budget.
The best holiday card displays
Transform your holiday card collection into tabletop decor with the Silver Christmas Tree Card Holder. This Christmas tree card display features enough space for up to 33 holiday cards and is available on Amazon Prime for fast two-day shipping.
For a budget-friendly option, consider the Wondershop Metal Tree Christmas Card Holder from Target. This display features a modern and minimalistic Christmas tree design in metallic green. It comes with colorful clips, as a nod to ornaments, that can hold a couple of cards for a full display.
If you have more holiday cards than you know what to do with, you could fashion them into a wreath. This Amazon card holder makes it easy to display cards in a circular, wreath-inspired design. It comes in four different finishes, from brass and silver to mahogany and bronze, to complement any color palette.
For those who want to keep their holiday cards safe and secure, this Embroidered Keepsake Box is an excellent alternative to a holiday card display. The fabric-lined box is embroidered with festive symbols, from a nutcracker to a candy cane. It's ready for display on your coffee table, entryway nook, or credenza.
This scalloped holiday card holder from Etsy is another excellent option for a more minimalist display. The decorative wooden piece is designed to cluster your cards together for a chic and intentional display.
While these Flocked Tree Card Holders are technically designed for place cards, they could easily accommodate holiday cards. They make great bonus pieces if you run out of space on a larger display. You could cluster a couple together or set them individually as suits you.
Best holiday card displays 2024 FAQs
What is the easiest way to display holiday cards?
The easiest way to display holiday cards is to pick up a pre-assembled card holder and use it in your space. You could put a fun twist on a festive wreath with this Gold Metal Wreath Christmas Card Holder. Hang it on your wall, or simply balance it against your sideboard. If you're shopping for a card holder that could make a statement and save you space, you might prefer the Pottery Barn Light Up Rustic Leaf Cardholder Garland. This piece is embellished with brass leaves and illuminated by twinkling lights. It comes with clips, so that all you need to do is attach your cards.
How do you display Christmas cards without damaging walls?
You don't need to drill a hole or stick tack to the walls to mount a holiday card display. You could opt for a tabletop display, such as the Scorpion Large Tri Fold Silver Christmas Tree Card Holder or the Carriage House Creek Scalloped Edge Card Stand. Alternatively, you could keep your cards together in a decorative box such as the Rifle Paper Co. Large Embroidered Keepsake Box. These low-profile designs are easy to pack up and put away at the end of the festive season.
Perhaps it isn't receiving holiday cards that you're struggling with, but sending them out in the first place. It can be hard to find elegant designs among the crude slogans and Christmas cliches. That's why we've assembled a few of our favorite Christmas card ideas to help you find the holiday card that suits your style. From personalized cards to classic greetings, we've found something for everyone.
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Jessie Quinn is a Los Angeles-based lifestyle writer with work published in The Spruce, Apartment Therapy, Well + Good, PEOPLE, and more. She graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in fashion journalism from Academy of Art University and uses her background in fashion to inform her home decor coverage. Her personal home decor style falls somewhere at the intersection of eclectic vintage and modern maximalist, but she's drawn to all types of designs and styles. When she's not writing, you can find Jessie working on a variety of DIY and craft projects, including crocheting, sewing, and jewelry-making.
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