DIY Merry Tree Cards

Sending and receiving Christmas cards is one of our favorite things about the holidays. These DIY Merry Tree Cards add a handmade touch to the holidays while using up those pretty scraps.

DIY Christmas Cards to make with fabric scraps

The tiny fabric mosaic takes just snippets of scraps. The stitching lines add even more dimension and texture to the scrappy Christmas cards. We recommend reserving a needle specifically for sewing on paper.

Make Merry Tree Cards with fabric scraps

Play with colorful cardstock for your DIY card or let the fabric stand out on the white background. We’re pretty sure you already have all of the necessary supplies on hand!

DIY Holiday Cards using scrap fabric


  • Misc. fabric scraps
  • 5 x 7″ blank notecards and envelopes
  • Acid-free glue stick
  • Water-soluble pencil or another fine-tipped marking tool
  • Pencil
  • Small Scissors
  • Sewing machine
  • Thread to match notecards and dark thread for trunk

Find more of our festive holiday DIY projects using fabric scraps in our pattern library.