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10 Simple and Fun Family Christmas Card Photos

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.

Family Christmas Tree Lot Card Idea

Source: Stockroom Vintage

Christmas PJs

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.

Christmas PJs

Source: Tumblr

Chalkboard Christmas Tree

This is such a fun and creative idea and wouldn’t take too much time to recreate!

Chalk Christmas Tree

Source: Cool Mom Tech

“Snow” Angels

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.

Joy Angel Christmas Card Idea

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.

Family Christmas Card Idea

Source: Becker Photographer

Candy Cane Kiss

This is a cute and simple idea for a couple.

candy cane couple card idea

Source: Casey J Photography

Chalkboard Message

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.

Simple Family Card

Source: Ron Putman Photography

Baking Baby

This is an adorable idea for a baby photo that you could recreate in your kitchen.

Baking Baby Christmas Card Idea

Source: Laura Odom Photography

Mistletoe Trio

This is a sweet family portrait idea that wouldn’t take much time to pull together.

Mistletoe Prop Family Christmas Card

Source: Pinterest

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!

Dogs Cute Christmas Card Idea

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 reevesJamie 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.

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