Geek Up Your Holiday Cards This Year

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Photo Credit: Kelly Knox

Your love of all things geeky goes strong all year long, so why not geek up your holidays as well? Thanks to the wealth of original, handcrafted cards on Etsy and Redbubble and independent stores like Monkey Minion Press, you can find a fantastic selection of geek-themed holiday cards online. Here are some noteworthy notes–and it’s not too soon to order them now!

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© Redbubble Artist rydiachacha

Have a Timey-Wimey Christmas

Doctor Who is known for memorable Christmas specials, making the Doctor a more than worthy companion for your Christmas cards. Etsy seller comradecards has a collection of geeky greeting cards for birthdays and holidays, but Season’s Greetings from the Doctor will get a smile out of any Whovian this Christmas.

Over on Redbubble, you’ll also find a Christmas sweater version of the Tenth Doctor and Rose wishing you a Happy Christmas. (No way this can be called an ugly Christmas sweater – the mini 3-D glasses are too adorable.)

The TARDIS also makes an appearance on many custom cards offered at Etsy, but “All I Want for Christmas is Who,” found in the shop sweetgeek, might be the most awwww-inspiring.

Deck the Halls with Braaaaains

Zombies shamble their way into everything lately–even the most wonderful time of the year. Monkey Minion Press offers undead options for the holidays, such as this zombified Hanukkah card and a Christmas card with a distraught Santa.

Pixelated Paper Goods

Video game inspired holiday cards are another fun way to send your best wishes to your gamer friends this year. Over in the Esty shop , you’ll find a several pixel art holiday creations, like this Super Mario themed Christmas tree.

If your friends and family have whiled away the hours in Hyrule, this merry The Legend of Zelda Christmas card from Redbubble artist Tom Clancy is a surefire hit.

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© Redbubble Artist Renato Roccon

Heroic Holidays

Your favorite superheroes can even get in on the holiday action. This stunning “Season’s Greetings from Wonder Woman” from Redbubble artist Renato Roccon will catch the eye of any friends you send it to, and you’ll probably want to keep one for yourself to include in your holiday decor.

If your tastes run to the more irreverent, though, Batman and Robin can come to your rescue with a meme-inspired card by bern67. The meme might be ubiquitous, but this version of it is sure to get a smile from your Reddit reading friends.

And More!

A “Ho Ho Ho” from Darth Vader, holiday greetings for chemistry geeks, Season’s Greetings from the Lannisters, Trek the Halls… There is a card for every flavor of geek out there. You can even take a geek-themed family photo and print your own custom holiday cards. And if you do, we want to see it!

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Kelly Knox is a freelance writer in Seattle, WA, where she contributes to local parenting magazines. She also writes for StarWars.com, Geek & Sundry, and more. You can find crafts and art projects for geeky families at her blog The St{art} Button.