Pretty soon those beautiful family Holiday cards from your friends and family will start filling up your mailbox.  Will you have somewhere to display them when they do?  Well now you will.  I have always been the one that just places them all over the fridge, just crowding up space and leaving it looking even more cluttered than it already is.  So when I stumbled upon some branches from my neighbors tree that he had just trimmed, I jumped on the opportunity to take a few off his hands 🙂  These branches couldn’t have come at a better time, I needed some for an upcoming project that I will be sharing on Friday, so stay tuned you for sure wont want to miss it!  After I used what I needed for my upcoming project, I had one branch left over and that is when my Rustic Log Holiday Card Display was born!  Now I finally have a somewhere to display all those fabulous Holiday cards for everyone to see!

I am super pleased with how this turned out, and even better it only took a matter of minutes to make!  Love projects like that!

Rustic Log Holiday Card Display

Rustic Log Holiday Card Display


  • tree branch
  • clothespins
  • twine
  • ball embellishments (not sure what to call them :))
  • tacky glue

Tree Branch Christmas Card Holder Supplies


First I started off by tying the twine around my beautiful branch in loop knots.

Tree Branch Christmas Card Holder Step 1


The little balls needed a little more life, so I spray painted them with some silver spray paint.  I initially wanted to paint them gold, but I didn’t have any gold spray paint on hand, so silver it was.  Which I actually like them silver after all is said and done.

Tree Branch Christmas Card Holder Step 2

Tree Branch Christmas Card Holder Step 3


Once they were dry, I used some tacky glue and glued them to the ends of the longer pieces of twine.

Tree Branch Christmas Card Holder Step 4


Then it was time to hang it up on the wall and add some pictures. Once I put it on the wall it was looking a little “blah” and needed a little more “oomph”.  So I added some garland to the top, which really added to it.  The finishing touch was to add some free Christmas printables from Simply + Kierste, that really made the perfect touch!  Adding just a few more things to it really made it all come together, making it turn out to be the perfect way to display those wonderful holiday cards!

Holiday Card Display

Christmas Card Display Holder

Rustic Log Holiday Card Holder

Now send me those Holiday cards, darnit, so I have some cards to display 🙂

Christmas is definitely my favorite time to decorate the house, and I always look forward to adding more and more holiday decorations every year!

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70 thoughts on “Rustic Log Holiday Card Display

    1. Tara Post author

      Me too, Lindi! Rustic with a little modern in-between is my style! Thank you for stopping by! Glad you like it!


    1. Tara Post author

      Thank you, Megan! Yeah I am thinking of incorporating it somehow in my sons second birthday party, I think it would be fun to have people write birthday wishes on a card and hang it! So definitely can be used all year round 🙂 All linked up!


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  3. Megin

    This is great, Tara! I love those little balls.

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    1. Tara Post author

      Thank you so much, Megin! So happy and honored to hear that I am one of the features! Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!


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    1. Tara Post author

      That is really how I am when it comes to holiday cards, I seriously just have them scattered all over the place. I am so happy to finally have a home for them!


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  19. Barb

    Tickled pink to meet someone else that loves Christmas cards as much as I do! Nothing like the charm of snail mail over the holidays (or any time of year). Love your log display. Would you be open for me to include in post on my blog about various ways to display cards? Hoping you might be. 🙂 Let me know.
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    Congratulations! This post is featured over at Diana Rambles today and has been pinned in the Featured at Diana Rambles board at Pinterest, Tweeted, and Recommended on G+. Please grab a featured button off my sidebar or via the link under the features. Thanks for sharing this awesome idea!


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