Free Christmas printables – perfect for festive cards, gift tags & more!

free art deco card printables

Whatever time of year you start your festive crafting and card making, our fantastic collections of FREE Christmas printables will help you get a head start on your projects. Download printable papers and toppers in a range of styles for your handmade cards and more!

Whether you prefer traditional retro designs or cute contemporary cards, there’s something for everyone in these collections of beautiful, bespoke free Christmas printables from Papercraft Inspirations magazine. We’ve even got some free Christmas colouring printables!

Once you’ve found the designs you like, simply click the link then download them. You can then print them out as many times as you like for making Christmas cards for friends and family, ready for the big day on 25th December.

We love seeing what you make with our free printables, so don’t forget to share your cards and papercraft projects with us on Facebook and Twitter, too!

Merry crafting, everyone!


Penguin printables

This cool collection of wintry characters looks great again festive backgrounds. Use the free templates provided to make interactive slider elements to make your penguins move, too!


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Cute Christmas printables

Santa and his reindeer are joined by snowmen and Christmas puddings in this cheery set of free printables. With plenty of colourful repeat patters, you can even use the papers to wrap smaller Christmas gifts!

Download the collection to add to your Christmas cards.


Winter woodland printables

These wintry watercolour designs make classy Christmas cards. Pair the images with strips of torn white paper, to create a snowy backdrop, then finish with a festive sprinkle of glitter.

Download the woodland designs for your Christmas cards and more.


Gingerbread papers

Can’t get enough of sweet treats at Christmas? Download these deliciously-cute free papers for some tempting creations.


Cute wintry knitwear papers

Find cute penguins, polar bears, reindeer and more, all wrapped up in knitwear on this collection of festive wintry free papers!

Download these winter knitwear designs for your festive makes!


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Retro Christmas printables

These gorgeous nostalgic designs will look great on your recipient’s fireplace. With classic stockings filled with candy canes, poinsettias, holly and ivy, there’s plenty of festive fun to be had with these vintage designs.

Download the retro designs for your Christmas crafting.


Santa train printables

This fun collection is not only great for adding to Christmas cards, you can also follow our step-by-step guide and use the printables to make a festive-train gift box! The design works well as a centrepiece for your Christmas table, too!

Download the printables and get crafting today.


Sweet festive printables

These cute designs have a fresh and vibrant wintry feel, with icy blue and mint green papers complemented by bursts of bright red. With funky baubles and super-sweet deer, you can’t help but be drawn to these designs.

Download this adorable collection for your festive makes.


Christmas wreath printables

Poinsettias and winter roses are combined with holly and ivy in this pretty floral collection of printables. Build up beautiful bouquets to take pride of place on your Christmas cards.

If you enjoy adding flowers to your papercraft designs all year round, take a look at our favourite flower card ideas, too!

Download the flower printables today.


Jolly snowman free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 158

Jolly snowman papers

Add these sweet snowmen characters onto your festive papercraft projects. With coordinating patterned papers, toppers and sentiments, you’ve got everything you need to make some jolly Christmas cards.

Download the snowman papers today.


Christmas wreath printables

These pretty watercolour wreaths look stunning when layered onto Christmas cards. Add a cheeky robin and festive bows to finish your design.

Download the wreath printables for your festive makes.


Jolly Santa printables from Papercraft Inspirations 159

Jolly Santa printables

These fun designs work really well on playful cards for all ages. Download the images of St Nick then place him disappearing down a chimney, writing his naughty and nice lists, or whatever you prefer!

Download the Santa Claus designs today.


Christmas village printables

Create cute snowy scenes with this collection of colourful printables. Featuring friendly snowmen, sweet houses and a special reindeer sleigh, you’ve got everything you need to build a Yuletide vista.

Download the village printables for your festive makes.


Traditional Christmas free papers from Papercraft Inspirations 159

Traditional Christmas papers

Why tamper with tradition when these classic designs work so well for festive projects? Poinsettias, bows and musical notes adorn these free Yuletide papers, allowing you to mix and match designs.

Download this traditional collection for your card making and papercrafting.


Festive finery papers

These beautifully stylish papers come complete with pastel-shaded bauble toppers. Decorate your Christmas cards with these pretty designs, or simple use the toppers as tags for your gifts!

Download the bauble papers and toppers today.


Merry & bright papers

These colourful and contemporary papers feature Christmas trees, baubles, holly and stars that can be added to your cards, gift wrap and more this festive season. Complete your project with a stitched border and some real ribbon for extra texture.

Download the Christmas collection for your papercraft projects.


Papercraft Inspirations 158 retro robin printables

Retro robin printables

These chirpy little characters look great when perched on colourful Christmas cards. With festive patterned papers, wreath toppers and snow-topped houses, you can make some lovely festive designs.

Download the robin printables today.


free art deco card printables

Art Deco Christmas Printables

These gorgeous vintage-style designs are perfect for adding a touch of elegant opulence to your homemade Christmas cards. We love the stylish papers and toppers with their rich colours and striking patterns.

Download the Art Deco designs for your papercraft projects.