11 Free Christmas Ecards

Ecards to send warm Christmas greetings to your family and friends

Senior couple looking at a tablet computer in front of Christmas tree
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Christmas ecards are a wonderful way to send holiday greetings to your friends and family. They are a great alternative to the traditional Christmas card because they are free, quick, and great for the environment.

These Christmas ecards have everything that you'd want out of a card. You can add a custom message and in some cases even add your own photo. They come in all different styles from classic to modern, so you're sure to find one that you love.

Happy Holidays by Megan Hain

Smiling couple with a poodle above a

This Happy Holidays ecard proves that you can send virtual Christmas cards that look just as good as the ones you send in the mail. You can personalize it by uploading your own photo and adding your own message.

Merry and Bright by LadyBirddee

A free Christmas ecard with holly and berries

It's hard to resist this Merry and Bright ecard with green holly and bright red poinsettias and berries,

You can send this free card as an email or as a webpage. It comes all tucked into an adorable digital envelope.

Sparkly Christmas from Just Wink

A screenshot of a Christmas ecard

 Just Wink

Just Wink has this beautiful free Christmas ecard that says "Have a Sparkly, Shiny, Glittery, Shimmery Christmas." Red, white, and green keep this card feeling traditional but the lettering design makes it feel like a nice update.

Inside the ecard you can add a message, signature, and photo before sending. Besides being able to email this ecard you can also make one and share it on Facebook for all your friends and family to see.

Peace on Earth from Ladybirddee

peace on earth card with illustration of reindeer and flower wreath


You can customize Peace on Earth with your family's names and a personal message for friends and family members.

Holiday Joy by Punchbowl


This simple yet modern ecard of Holiday Joy can be fully customized with your own colors, message, and photos.

Christmas Ball from Greetings Island

A sceenshot of an ecard that says

 Greetings Island

Greetings Island has designed a free Christmas ecard that features a black and white ornament that says "Merry Christmas" and is all tied up with a red bow. There's an alternate color scheme that's black and gold.

This free ecard can be customized with different layouts, photos, customizable text, and virtual stickers. You can also print the card instead of sending it as an ecard.

Snowman by Punchbowl

This cute Snowman is ready to wish everyone on your Christmas list "Happy Holidays." This ecard can be customized as you like.

Christmas Delivery by Punchbowl

A little birdie helps with this Christmas Delivery. You can even customize the virtual envelope that comes with this Christmas ecard.

Stockings by Imaginary Ecards

Colorful stockings on a green background.
Imaginary Ecards

Stockings by Imaginary Ecards is a colorful Christmas ecard that features stockings filled with candy and toys.

There are a lot of other Christmas ecards at Imaginary Ecards so be sure to take a look.

Happy Holidays by Camilla Eriksson

A Christmas ecard in different languages
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Happy Holidays by Camilla Eriksson is a simple Christmas ecard that's great to send to friends and family members anywhere in the world. It has a great international theme that wishes your friends happy holidays in a dozen different languages.

Each time you send a Christmas ecard from Care2 you'll be able to earn butterfly credits that can be redeemed for charitable gifts given to organizations that you care about. There are some other great looking Christmas ecards you can send from Care2 as well.

Stars by Camilla Eriksson

A polar bear, stars, and Christmas tree.
Camilla Eriksson/Care2

This Christmas ecard is soothing and calm. It features twinkling stars that make up the outline of Santa's sleigh and reindeer, a Christmas tree all lit up amidst a snowy evening, a sleeping polar bear, and a wish for a happy holiday. All of this is set to the tune of When You Wish Upon a Star.

All you have to do to send this Christmas ecard is personalize it and send it. Care2 has more Christmas ecards and every time you send one you'll get a butterfly credit that can be redeemed so you can give a charitable gift.