December has arrived and if you haven’t yet taken the perfect photo for your annual holiday card, fear not. Here are 10 simple and creative ideas for Christmas card photos that your friends and family will love.
Oh Christmas Tree
Heading out to buy your Christmas tree? This can make a wintry and wonderful setting for your annual card.
Source: Stockroom Vintage
Get your kids decked out in their matching or nearly matching holiday pjs and snap a pic of them cuddled up and reading a favorite holiday book.
Chalkboard Christmas Tree
This is such a fun and creative idea and wouldn’t take too much time to recreate!
Source: Cool Mom Tech
This mom had a great last-minute idea that turned out adorably. She painted bold, bright angel wings around her girls on a large roll of paper and took a photo from above.
Source: Heather Christo
PJs and Pretty Lights
Another creative but simple idea is to gather your family in their winter pjs and drape colorful Christmas lights around everyone.
Source: Becker Photographer
Candy Cane Kiss
This is a cute and simple idea for a couple.
Source: Casey J Photography
This is a simple idea that is pretty easy to execute and most craft stores, such as Michael’s, sell chalkboard signs. Dress everyone in a neutral shirt or sweater, jeans and boots.
Source: Ron Putman Photography
This is an adorable idea for a baby photo that you could recreate in your kitchen.
Source: Laura Odom Photography
This is a sweet family portrait idea that wouldn’t take much time to pull together.
A Canine Christmas
We definitely consider our dogs as part of our family, so I couldn’t resist throwing in this idea for your four-legged kids!
Source: The Lily Pad Cottage
Do you have your Christmas cards ready for this year? If not, we hope these ideas help you create the perfect card for your family! Let us know if you try any of them and don’t forget that you can download our free desktop app and share the photos of all your monstrous masterpieces privately with friends and family.
Jamie Reeves is a Nashville-based writer, editor, and lover of all things social media. She and her husband Alan have two daughters, two dogs, and too much laundry. This busy soccer mom can typically be found cheering from the sidelines or in her car on the way to school or sports practices. She loves traveling with her family and exploring fun things to do in Middle Tennessee. Jamie has been pontificating about poop and pinot noir at Blonde Mom Blog, since 2005.