Reindeer Fingerprint Christmas Cards

After being a little ‘under the weather’ and unable to post over the weekend, I thought I would quickly pop in to tell you about these cute Christmas cards my sweet girl wanted to make. We had a window on Friday evening and after a quick scan of Pinterest for inspiration, we got cracking with these fun little festive messages for the family.

Reindeer Cards

There were a few examples of these on Pinterest (here and here and here to pick just a few) and we had been looking for something that used our fingerprints so these were perfect! We roped the boys in and everyone painted their thumb and printed on each card.

Everyone had to be involved!

Everyone had to be involved!

Once the paint was dry, we broke out the craft stash and found the ‘googlie’ eyes and teeny red pompoms and stuck them on each one. I drew the antlers and wrote a Christmas message from the family.

Adding the finishing touches

Adding the finishing touches

These were so easy to make and actually, we had a really lovely evening together doing them while listening to some Christmas music. I’m always tempted to make Christmas cards but realistically, I know it would just put too much pressure on at an already fraught time. So, we usually compromise by making cards for the family. Just enough to satisfy the creative urge without pushing me over the edge!!

Reindeer fingerprint cards

Reindeer fingerprint cards

Has anyone else been making Christmas cards? Send me a picture, I would love to see them.

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