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8 Quirky Christmas Cards That People Will Actually Want To Read

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There’s a fine art to finding the perfect card for any occasion. Your regular newsagency cards will just end up in the trash as a waste of paper, but the right card is a damn treasure.

I don’t know, maybe I’m just weird about cards, but regardless, the people love a fun card and Christmas is no different.

If you’re sick of the mistletoe and plain old ‘seasons greetings’, here’s a bunch of cards to send out instead this year.

#1 DG Designs

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New York artist, Dom Gauci, creates artwork featured pop culture icons and urban colours, and right now she’s put them in a pack of 10 or 20 Christmas cards for you, from $29.99.

#2 Mum & Me Designs

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This Etsy store based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland is selling packs of five very cute and very Australiana Chrissie cards for $14.50.

#3 Cards by Joanne

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Have a Schitty Christmas card, ready to go, with this single card for $6.50 that’s made in Sydney. Seems appropriate for 2020, to be honest, and not just because the show just cleaned up a million awards.

#4 Ritzy Rose

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Is it too soon to joke about the tremendously terrible year that was 2020? What about if you do it with adorable animal illustrations, wearing masks? These quarantine cuties come in a 24-pack for $35.20.

#5 Candle Bark Creations

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As always, the Queens of Australian television brighten any festive occasion. This time they’re doing it on an Aussie-made Chrissie card for $5.95.

#6 Kim West Art

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This Melbourne-based artist has tapped into my love of Brooklyn 99, and he fact that Captain Holt is always funny. This card is going for $5.10.

#7 Beccy Kitty Designs

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What can I say, I love cheese and a good dad joke, so this cute little brie card is definitely making it on my list. You can grab this for $4.99 from this Aussie-based store.

#8 Honey + Oat Studios

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Rounding out my top eight picks, purely because he’s a sweet, sweet angel, is this Harry Styles card by a Canberra-based digital illustrator for $5.95. They have a range of other great ones too, like Beyoncè and Rhianna.

(Lead Image: Cards By Joanne / DG Designs / Candle Bark Creations) best Christmas cards of 2020