Tropical and Traditional Christmas Greeting Cards

The Christmas cards on this page mostly feature tropical and beach themes. The Holiday Store also sells traditional holiday cards.

Christmas Card Options

We offer traditional folded greeting cards, flat photo cards, flat cards without photo templates, postcards, magnetic cards, and long photo cards. Scroll down the page to see different types of cards including Foil cards in silver or gold.

Multi-photo Christmas Cards

Some cards have more colors to choose from. Traditional, or tropical, triple folded cards have a simple holiday greeting in the center with sides that fold outward and contain large photos. This type of card can sit on a shelf or table.

Starfish Chrsitmas, triple fold greeting cards with two big photo templates on pages that fold outward with greeting in the center.
Starfish and holly design on green or red cards.
Starfish Chrsitmas, triple fold greeting cards with two big photo templates on pages that fold outward with greeting in the center.
Red Christmas photo cards with triple page design and twinkling stars.  Add two large photos and customize with greeting and signature in the center.
Aqua blue snowflakes Three page Christmas cards with tow photo templates and greeting in the center.
Large book style Christmas cards with gold bubbles and two big photo templates inside.
Comes in two colors

Tips for uploading your photos: When uploading photos to the template be sure to choose clear, crisp images with either horizontal or vertical orientation to match the template. The subject of the photo should be centered to best fit the holder. All cards have bulk order discounts and come with white envelopes. We also offer decorated holiday envelopes.

Pink flamingos photo Christmas cards for a big family.
Tropical Christmas flat cards with flamingos design and five photo templates.  Turquoise blue color with your choice of greeting.
Two photo gold Christmas cards are 8x4 inches.
Four photo long Christmas card with string of lights and ocean scene design.

Christmas cards with lots of photo templates

Red Christmas cards with photo collage.  Angled photo templates and white text design.
Blue green six photo Christmas cards for families.  Bows design and custom greeting with signature.
Purple Christmas cards with six photo templates and “love, joy, peace” greeting.

Customize with your choice of greeting and signature. Some Christmas and holiday card designs have templates for one or more photos. A multi-photo holiday card is perfect for large families, or to share photos from the past year.

Photo Holiday Postcards for Large Families

Share a bunch of family photos on a single, affordable card with these template postcards. Upload photos that have the same orientation for best results.

Colonial blue Christmas photo postcards with place for six pictures of the family.  Love, joy, peach text and place for signature.
Plain and simple, minimalist blue Christmas photo postcard greetings.  Add five family photos to this affordable card and customize with a greeting and signature.
Tropical Christmas postcards with place for five photos of the family.  Coral orange color with starfish and holly design and custom text.
Tropical aqua blue Christmas photo postcards with places for sharing five family photos.
Neutral white and gray Christmas postcards with multi-photo templates and custom text.  Happy Holidays can be changed, with place for hand-printed signature.
Fun purple and yellow happy new year photo postcard greeting with place for five pictures of the family.  Big year date and “happy new year” text with place for signature.

Christmas and “Happy New Year” Postcards

Postcards come as either semi-gloss or matte as you prefer. There is no difference in price. A matte paper will print softer and more subtle. Zazzle’s postcard size is 4.25 x 5.6, which is accepted by the US postal service as postcard size, which means a lower postcard postage stamp can be used to mail.

Postcard bulk discounts begin at eight cards. Fill in your preferred text, order and mail. Easy and affordable way to keep in touch at the holidays.

Drinks on the beach “cheers” to the new year postcard greetings.
“Cheers” happy new year postcard
Tropical Christmas holiday postcards with frosty drinks on a sunny beach framed by rope and starfish.
Seas and greetings postcard with tropical beach scene.
Seas and greetings beach starfish postcard greeting for those living in a warm climate.

Beach Wreath, Starfish and Sand Dollars Greeting Cards

This new beach themed Christmas design comes on postcards, flat cards and folded cards.

Beach wreath Christmas postcard starfish tropical with text templates and blank on back.
Beach Wreath Postcard – color selection
Pale blue Christmas cards with starfish and sand dollars design.
Folded Cards
Blue Christmas beach themed greeting cards with white sand dollars and brown sea stars / starfish.
Sea glass green, starfish Christmas cards in square shape.
Flat, square cards
Starfish and tropical flowers Christmas greeting cards with wreath of tropical things.

Postcards Front and Back – Include a Mailing Address

Postcards offer a mailing address template. This means that on some postcard designs you may add each mailing address individually. If you prefer not to do this, remove the sample text and it will come blank.

Beach wreath Christmas postcard with saying, “Christmas is love” and place to include a mailing address.
“Christmas is Love”
beach glass green reverse Christmas postcard address template
Back – include a mailing address
Starfish beach Christmas postcard greeting address template
Seas and Greetings
Christmas postcard template beach sand
Reverse: Optional mailing address

View the Holiday Postcard Collection

Christmas postcards with tropical themes
Christmas postcards with tropical themes

Flat Paper Christmas Greeting Cards With Paper Upgrades

Flat Christmas cards are popular as the modern way to send greetings. Popular sizes are the long 8×4 and traditional 5×7. Priced higher than postcards, these cards have paper upgrade options. We also have decorated Christmas envelopes to match most of our designs.

Christian Christmas photo cards with scripture from the book of Luke, “A savior has been born to you”.  Palm trees and ocean design.
Scripture photo cards – long cards measure 8 x 4 inches.
flat beach christmas cards photo template
Warm Christmas wishes photo cards with aqua blue colors and beach background.
Tropical drinks on the beach Christmas cards to send from a couple.
Modern flamingos Christmas flat card

Traditional Folded Christmas Cards to Customize

Folded Christmas cards are the traditional way to send a holiday greeting. Most of our cards have a tropical theme, with every bit of text in template form. Customize with a preferred greeting, add a personal message, and signature to the cards.

A sample Christmas message is printed inside each card, which you may use or change to your own preference.

View the Folded Card Collection.

Merry Christmas from the beach, folded cards with starfish on the front and message template inside.
Message inside: “May the Peace, Joy and Love
of the season fill your hearts”
Sample message: “Hope the New Year is good to you, have fun!”
Two drinks in the sand “Seas and Greetings” tropical holiday folded card.
Sample greeting: “We wish you warm & cozy, joy-filled Christmas memories”
Seas and greetings tropical beach Christmas folded cards with custom text on front and inside.
Inside text: “May the holiday season
bring happy celebrations filled with peace, love and joy.”
Starfish Christmas cards with beach scene and aqua blue ornament design.
Sample greeting inside: “May the holiday season
bring happy celebrations filled with peace, love and joy.
Corporate cards / Business
Tropical Christmas folded cards with plumeria flower, seashells, sand dollar, starfish and hibiscus and beach scene.
Text inside: Warm holiday greetings (with place for signature)
Happy new year folded holiday card with junonia seashell, beach scene and “from Florida / location” on the front.
Message inside: “May your holiday season be Merry and Bright & May the New Year bring
good health and prosperity”
Aquamarine blue photo Christmas card.  Folded with white seashells and coral design on front and inside.  Customize with a message and signature.
Message: “We wish you a season filled with joy and laughter and all good things in the New Year”
Folded Christmas cards with photo template on the front, beach scene design and scripture from the book of Luke.
Scripture Photo Card – message inside: “We wish you a season filled with joy and laughter and all good things in the New Year”
Red Christmas photo card with sand dollars, starfish and holly design.  Add a photo to the front and personalize with a message inside.
Message: “Merry Christmas and a very happy new year.”
Warm Christmas multi-photo folded cards with sand dollars and starfish design and five photo templates.
Warm Christmas folded card – Sample message inside: “And best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year!”

Foil Christmas Cards – Choose Silver or Gold

Gold Foil on front – Scripture inside
Wise Men gold or silver foil cards
Christian foil Christmas cards with three wise men on camels. Choose silver or gold foil.
Silver foil flamingo Christmas cards.  Customize text inside with message and signature.

View the Foil Collection which includes wrapping paper and cards.

Foil Christmas cards come in silver or gold.  The front design is foil, and inside has custom text templates.

Magnetic Christmas Cards

Holiday cards with magnetic backing come in two sizes, either 5×7, or 4×5. Other sizes are offered but these designs will fit those two sizes best. Envelopes are offered to go with the cards. Bulk order discounts begin at 25 pieces.

burgundy Christmas photo cards with magnetic backing
Seashell border Christmas photo magnetic card with “sending love at Christmas” wording.
4×5 or 5×7
magnetic happy new year photo greeting cards with sand dollar and beach theme
Any Greeting

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Big photo, magnetic Christmas cards with “Celebrate the Season” greeting.  Customize with your signature and add a big photo of the dog or family.
New baby at Christmas gold snowflakes, single photo magnetic cards.
Blue Christmas photo card with gold snowflakes and “Peace Joy Love” greeting.  Magnetic backing.

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We also offer traditionally decorated cards without a beach theme.

Dark blue Christmas photo card with magnetic backing.  Gold snowflakes and white text design.
Corporate holiday cards with magnetic backing and photo template.
Dog photo greeting card with custom text.  Use to thank patrons of the local animal shelter, or customize for personal use.  Twinkling stars, West Yorkshire terrier dog, and white text.
New baby at Christmas cards with photo template and green text.  Simple and sweet to share a photo with relatives.

Extra Large, Oversize, Huge Holiday Cards

Sometimes a huge card can say it all… and bring a smile to the recipient. The big greeting cards come in three sizes: 18 x 24 inches, 24 x 36 inches, and 36 x 48 inches – see example in images below. Choose your preferred size on the product page. And each card comes with an envelope -they can’t be mailed.

Customize all text, front and inside. Big greeting cards are perfect for boyfriend / girlfriend, or to give from a group for a special occasion. The collection includes cards for any occasion – Christmas, birthday, love you, and so on.

These cards are printed in the USA, and each card comes with a matching cardboard envelope. Read more on the product page by clicking on a product below.

View our Collection of Oversize Cards

Paper to Write a Christmas Letter

Customize stationery to write a Christmas letter update to enclose in greeting cards. I have a good friend who always writes out a letter to send to friends and family each year.

Lined paper with text at the top, and a beach background image, which can be used as a Christmas letter or for any time of year.
Starfish and holly, Christmas letter paper with lines and a dark green border.
Gold snowflakes, text template, Christmas letter to type up and buy to enclose with holiday cards.

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