2023 Christmas Color Trends

See some of our past projects that show off the 2023 Christmas Color Trends to perfection!

We thought we would share the 2023 Christmas Color Trends to see what’s new and returning in this year’s world of all things holiday. We were happy to see some returning trends and surprised at how our designers are so on the crest of all things fabulous that even some of their older cards are totally on trend!

The main 2023 Christmas Color Trends are:

  • Luxury Metallics – whether you choose one and go all out or mix them, gold, silver, copper and bronze are all showing up in everywhere.
  • Ocean-y Blues – both the color scheme and the theme are on trend right now so watch for seashell themes, watery blues and even some ocean creatures to appear.
  • Pastels, Especially Lavender – soft, sweet, “fairy” shades are showing up and they can be so magical and unexpected.
  • Pops of Neon – yes, the opposite of the above but we’ve seen some gorgeous combinations of soft colors with highlights and features of their neon counterparts.
  • Botanicals, Especially Farmhouse Style – nature based decor never really goes out of fashion but this year, the whole farmhouse aesthetic in combination with greenery, flowers and fruit is going strong.

Now, we have some projects from the past that are so perfectly on trend that we just have to share a second time. Plus, because our amazing Design Team is so generous with sharing their details of the making of these projects, you can get a once-and-done inspiration right here today! Let’s take a look.

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DIY Christmas Gift Tags – Quick and Easy!

These DIY Christmas gift tags might save the day! We are closing in on the holiday and we think this idea for some quick and easy DIY Christmas gift tags might just end up being a lifesaver! How many times have you run out of those stick-on ones or, worse, discovered they won’t STICK to your wrapping paper! ARGH, right? One of the best things about making your own gift tags is that there will be no question which gifts

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A Spectacular White And Gold Christmas Tree Card!

This absolutely beautiful white and gold Christmas tree card puts a modern spin on a traditional theme! When we first saw this white and gold Christmas tree card we just couldn’t get over how incredibly festive this card is! The brilliant gold adds that rich element and setting it against almost all white lets all that fabulous texture come through. Carol created this for us and she’s sharing all her scoop. Shall we? Start with some patterned paper for the

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The Most Stunning Quick and Easy Christmas Card!

We know it’s hard to believe but this breathtaking project is a quick and easy Christmas card you can make in minutes! We all love a good quick and easy Christmas card and most of them, while just lovely, don’t always have the WOW that a more involved project does. Well, this beauty from Julie throws that concept right into the trash! This absolutely breathtaking card is not just literally breathtaking – like, we gasped when we saw it in

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Cute Christmas Cards DIY AND Slimline!

Today we have some really cute Christmas cards DIY in slimline mode. Of course you can adapt this adorable design to a standard sized card but we just love that Allie has packed a whole happy scene onto this card. Let’s check it out! Allie says “These cuties always find their way into a few of my cards through the year. I love the look on their faces and their playful postures.” Of course the way she’s colored them and

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Trendy Christmas Card Designs – Two in One!

We’ve got two looks in one with today’s example of trendy Christmas card designs! In our month long Christmas in July celebration we’ve been sharing some trendy Christmas card designs and concepts. Today, Annie has combined two hot trends on one very cool card! She’s used the whole “glow” look – so popular now and carrying right through the holidays – with the starry sky theme. This card is not just so serene and sweet, it’s easy to make and

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Looking For Cute Christmas Card Ideas?

Add this to your cute Christmas ideas card ideas file because it’s SERIOUSLY adorable! There are so many different styles of Christmas cards and one of our faves are cute Christmas card ideas because you can really put so much personality into something that’s both festive and whimsical. Today’s card from Annie totally fits that bill and just love what she did with one of our new background stamps. Annie said “When I saw the new Twas The Night Background

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Handmade Non-Traditional Christmas Cards

When you see this idea for handmade non-traditional Christmas cards you just might make a change in your plans! Classic poinsettias are an expected them for holiday cards and they are just lovely. That said, today’s idea for handmade non-traditional Christmas cards features poinsettias in colors you don’t find in nature and these are simply STUNNING. If you love a modern look yet enjoy classic motifs, this card is so up your alley!  Colleen says “What inspired me to create

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Easy Color Burst Background For Christmas Cards!

Check out this stunning background for Christmas cards that you can make easily with Color Bursts! Despite the atypical colors, this background for Christmas cards gives us all the winter feels. And it’s SO easy to achieve this beautiful, dimensional, watercolor-y look using Color Burst powders and a stencil. Melinda says “I enjoy making a bunch of backgrounds that I can use anytime I need a quick card. Its also nice to make a mess clean up and you have

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Beautiful Handmade Farmhouse Style Christmas Card Idea!

One of our new Paper Pads makes this handmade farmhouse style Christmas card idea a snap! The beautiful trend is still going strong and today’s handmade farmhouse style Christmas card idea has it all! Rustic yet gorgeous design, a little antiqued sparkle and a beautiful 3D paper poinsettia to boot – AND it’s not hard to make! What more can you ask for? Carol has done such a great job spelling it all out for us we are going to

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Another Gorgeous Example of On Trend Christmas Card Ideas!

Check out my take on one of this year’s on trend Christmas card ideas! All month we’ve been sharing some on trend Christmas card ideas with projects and products geared to make it easy for you to get your cards done early using all the latest and greatest design trends. Today we are sharing another card made with this beautiful stamp that uses pretty illustrations of winter greenery in a simple to use arrangement.  You can see this stamp in

We aren’t suggesting that you have to be on trend to make and send gorgeous holiday cards. But it’s always fun to see what trends stick around, what the new ones are and how you can add your own special little twist to the 2023 Christmas Color Trends in your own card making.

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