Cover Photo: Paper and Print KL

Get crafty this Christmas with these artisanal greeting cards by local brands and artists

The Alphabet Press

We love this simple and sentimental card collection by The Alphabet Press, made in collaboration with lifestyle brand Takos. Made with hand-embroidered details over letterpress printing, the 'Takos All Occasion Card' collection is evidence of the labour of love that goes into each printed creation by The Alphabet Press. 

Shop the collection on The Alphabet Press (worldwide shipping available) or Takos

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Paper And Print KL

Another brand that has personalised stationery down to an art form, Paper and Print KL's undeniably quirky and customisable greeting cards range from bold, minimalist pieces to futuristic Christmas-themed cards with geometric patterns and details. You can also keep Paper and Print KL's bespoke gift boxes, invitation cards, envelopes and more in mind for your next social event.       

Look out for Paper and Print KL on Shopee or Instagram.      

Crafts By May-Jean

While eCards and WhatsApp Christmas greetings are part and parcel of the season, they just can't rival a handpainted Christmas card. If you've admired calligraphy and watercolour artist Ti May-Jean's gorgeous artwork on Instagram lately, you'll be pleased to know that this versatile lady also crafts stunning Christmas cards upon request. 

To place an order, DM May-Jean on Instagram or email    

See also: 10 Luxe Gifts For Fashionistas 

Agnes Paper & Crafts

Malaysia-based artist Agnes Prathiba's quill art greeting cards are certain to impress your family and friends this festive season. From attractive three-dimensional Christmas cards to elaborate paper ornaments, take care not to lose hours scrolling through Agnes' beautifully curated Instagram feed in search of the perfect card. 

Shop Agnes Paper & Crafts on Camdy (shipping for East and West Malaysia available only after December 5, 2020).

EJ Memento

You might be surprised to discover that Sabahan designer and EJ Memento founder Elicia Lo designs Instagram-worthy greeting cards while juggling a new career as a poultry farmer (yes, you read that right). And you thought you were good at multitasking?   

Shop EJ Memento greeting cards on Mano Plus Lifestyle Store.

Bonus: @ChuShanScribbles' DIY Christmas Card Tutorial

Feel like some good old fashioned DIY magic? Watch card designer and Instagram artist @chushanscribbles' Tik Tok video for tips and inspiration on how to upcycle and incorporate unwated papers, ribbons and other excess materials around your home into beautiful, homemade Christmas cards.    

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