Christmas Card Trends 2021

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All the Christmas card trends 2021 are so perfectly suited for people make their own cards!

We were so delighted when we saw that Christmas card trends 2021 look almost as if they were predicted by stampers! We can’t even contain ourselves so let’s take a look!

Here is a list of trends that we got from the experts in this field:
– Stars
– Bright Pops of Color
– Graphic Line Elements
– Handmade Effects
– Foil or Metallic Elements
– Fun Folds, Cut-Outs and 3D Paper Elements
– Personal Touches
– Focus on Nature

Can you even believe some of those? They are a card maker’s dream, right? We thought we’d share some items from our store that could help you achieve some of these looks.

STARS

This background stamp is such a great way to add either a bold background with a pop of color or heat embossed metallic powder OR as a subtle bit of texture with tone on tone or stamping with Versamark on colored paper.
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We can’t count how many times customers have thanked us for making this “two in one” die – it cuts a sweet streak of stars AND the stars that pop out of the centers can be used with it or separately.
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You can see these and all our other star themed items here.

BRIGHT POPS OF COLOR

Well this is no surprise, right? Our designers all have, at some point, featured projects where a bright pop of color added the visual interest that made a card so compelling. Here are just a few Christmas themed cards that use this eye-catching element:

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GRAPHIC LINE ELEMENTS

We were so excited to see this as not just one of the Christmas card trends 2021 but it’s predicted to be a major theme for cards this year into next. Because………some of our new stencils are all about the lines!

This is our Sand Stencil and the straight edged lines in the curved formation add tons of motion and texture.

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Our Wavy Stencil is unique in that you stencil the BACKGROUND of the waves, leaving the lines the original color. This lets you do all kinds of cool shading and coloring!

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Next is our Vertical Lines Stencil – the interrupted lines create a different kind of movement and are perfect for any background.

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FOCUS ON NATURE

How could we even BEGIN to share all the amazing projects our design team has created in this theme? Or even start to share all the products we have that honor this style? We can’t!

That said, here are a few of YOUR favorite projects from our spectacular design team that fit this trend:

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And from our store:

You all love this die! We’ve heard from many of you that it’s your favorite holly die from any company – thank you!

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Our Winter Bouquet set is a HUGE fan favorite so we always order extras! Be sure to add the coordinating die to save TONS of time!

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Winter Wonderland is another set that flies out of here. The images are perfect to make cards all on their own and they are perfect complements to other motifs. They also come with a coordinating die which we know you all love to have!

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The rest of the trending factors – handmade effects; foil or metallic elements; fun folds, cut-outs and 3D paper elements; and personal touches – are already things we all, as paper crafters, do naturally! You could say that we are all the embodiment of these Christmas card trends 2021! Keep these easy to incorporate ideas in your mind as you do your Christmas card planning and be the total, on-trend rockstar this year!

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