200+ Christmas Quotes and Sayings that’s Craft-Worthy!

 This list of over 200 short inspirational Christmas quotes, sayings, and seasonal words to make craft time a breeze this year!

Whether it’s a favorite funny Christmas movie quote or a heartfelt saying that’ll bring you back to your favorite Christmas memory, there’s something for everyone. For more inspirational quotes visit, 167 Inspirational Quotes for Kindness Rocks and 151 Inspirational Quotes that Rock! Be sure to sign up to Rock Painting Guide’s newsletter below and never miss another blog post and get a free rock painting tips download!

Short and Sweet Christmas sayings & Words

It’s Christmas time! Here’s the perfect list to create beautiful handcrafted Christmas cards and gifts! Love the list?  Grab a printer-friendly download here.

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  • A Thrill of Hope

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  • All I want for Christmas is you
  • All is Calm, All is Bright
  • Angel
  • Are you part of the Inn Crowd or are you one of the Stable Few?
  • Away in a manager
  • Baby, it’s cold outside
  • Ba Hum Bug
  • Believe
  • Believe in the Magic of Christmas
  • Bells
  • Candle
  • Candy
  • Candy Cane
  • Caroling
  • Carols
  • Celebrate
  • Celebration
  • Chestnuts
  • Chilly
  • Christmas
  • Christmas Bells are Ringing
  • Christmas Carol
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Tree
  • Christmastide
  • Cider
  • Coal
  • Cookie
  • Dashing through the Snow making Spirits Bright
  • Decorate
  • Do you hear what I hear?
  • Eggnog
  • Elf
  • Elves
  • Evergreen
  • Every time a Bell rings an Angel gets his Wings
  • Family
  • Father Christmas
  • Feast
  • Feliz Navidad
  • Festival
  • Festive
  • Fir
  • Fireplace
  • For unto us a Child is Born
  • Garland
  • Gift-giving
  • Gingerbread
  • Gingerbread House
  • Gingerbread Man
  • Give
  • Glory to the Newborn King
  • Goodwill
  • Goodwill to men
  • Happy
  • Have a Holly Jolly Christmas

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  • Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas
  • Ho Ho Ho
  • Holiday
  • Holly
  • Holy Night
  • Hope
  • Hot Chocolate
  • Hot Cider
  • Hug
  • I Believe in Santa Claus
  • I’m dreaming of a White Christmas
  • Ice skates
  • It’s Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
  • It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year
  • Jack Frost
  • Jesus
  • Jingle all the way
  • Jingle Bells
  • Jolly
  • Joy
  • Joy to the world
  • Joyeux Noel
  • Joyful
  • Keep Calm & Get your Ho Ho Ho on!

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  • Krampus
  • Kris Kringle
  • Let Earth Receive Her King
  • Let it Snow
  • Let There be Peace on Earth
  • Lights
  • Love
  • May your days be Merry and Bright
  • Merry
  • Merry and Bright
  • Merry Christmas
  • Merry Christmas to all and to all have a Good Night
  • Mistletoe
  • Mittens
  • Nativity
  • Naughty
  • Naughty or Nice
  • Nice
  • Noel
  • North Pole
  • Nutcracker
  • Oh by Golly Have a Holly Jolly Christmas this Year
  • Oh Come Let us Adore Him
  • Ornaments
  • Partridge
  • Pa-Rum Pum Pum Pum
  • Peace
  • Peace on Earth
  • Pine tree
  • Pinecone
  • Plum Pudding
  • Poinsettia
  • Reindeer
  • Rejoice
  • Repeat the Sounding Joy
  • Rudolph
  • Saint Nicholas
  • Santa Claus
  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town
  • Santa Stops Here
  • Santa’s Elves
  • Santa’s Helpers
  • Santa’s List
  • Santa’s Workshop
  • Scarf
  • Scrooge
  • Season
  • Season’s Greetings
  • Silent Night
  • Skate
  • Sled
  • Sleep in Heavenly Peace
  • Sleigh
  • Sleigh bells
  • Sleigh Bells Ring
  • Snow
  • Snowball
  • Snowbound
  • Snowfall
  • Snowflake
  • Snowman
  • Snowy
  • Spirit
  • Nick
  • Stocking
  • Stocking Stuffer
  • Sugarplum
  • Sweater
  • The Weary World Rejoices
  • Tidings
  • Tinsel
  • Tis The Season to be Jolly
  • Toboggan
  • Togetherness
  • Toy
  • Tradition
  • Tree
  • Trimming
  • Turkey
  • Walking in a Winter Wonderland
  • Winter
  • Wintertime
  • Wintry
  • Wise men
  • Wish
  • Wonder
  • Workshop
  • Wreath
  • Xmas

Inspirational Christmas Quotes

Spread holiday cheer with these heartfelt Christmas quotes from tried and true to modern and memorable.

  •  “And His Name Shall Be Called Wonderful, Counselor, All Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace”
  •  “I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dicken
  • “Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!” – Dr. Suess
  • “One of the most glorious messes in the world in the mess created in the living room on Christmas day.” – Andy Rooney
  • “Love the giver more than the gift” – Brigham Young
  • “Christmas is the day that holds all time together” – Alexander Smith
  • “Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind” – Calvin Coolidge

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  • “Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” – Edna Ferber
  • “I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year.” – Charles Dickens
  • “Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone” – Charles M. Schulz
  •  “My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others” – Bob Hope
  • “It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air” – W.T. Ellis
  • “At Christmas, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year” – Thomas Tusser
  • “Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.” –  W.C. Jones
  •  “Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” – Bess Streeter Aldrich
  •  “The only real blind person at Christmas-time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.” – Charles Dickens
  •  “Peace with God, peace with others, and peace in your own heart.” -Rick Warren

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  • “Treat every day like Christmas!” – Buddy the Elf
  •  “It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters it’s who’s around it.” – Charlie Brown

Funny Christmas Quotes

Bring joy and smiles with these cute funny Christmas quotes that can make any craft project fun.

  • “Santa Claus has the right idea. Visit people only once a year.” – Victor Borge
  • “My husband’s idea of getting the Christmas spirit is to become Scrooge.” – Melanie White
  • “I love Christmas. I receive a lot of wonderful presents I can’t wait to exchange.” – Henny Youngman
  • “That’s the true spirit of Christmas; people being helped by people other than me.”– Jerry Seinfeld
  • “Three phrases that sum up Christmas are: Peace on Earth, Goodwill to Men, and Batteries not Included.” 
  • “The jolliest bunch of elves this side of the nuthouse.” – Clark Griswold
  • “Anyone who believes that men are the equal of women has never seen a man trying to wrap a Christmas present.”
  • “Is your house on fire Clark? No, Aunt Bethany, those are the Christmas Lights. “ – National Lampoons Christmas Vacation
  • “It was an ugly tree anyway.” –  National Lampoons Christmas Vacation
  • “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid! “ – Christmas Story
  • “FRA-GEE-LAY. It must be Italian. “ – Christmas Story
  • “I just like to smile; smiling’s my favorite.” – Buddy the Elf
  • “Merry Christmas ya filthy animal.” – Home Alone
  • “The best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear.” – Buddy the Elf

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  • “Don’t be a Cotton-Headed-Ninny-Muggins!” Buddy the Elf
  • “Son of a nutcracker!” Buddy the Elf
  • Don’t Get Your Tinsel in a Tangle
  • Tis The Season To Be Freezin
  • It’s a Hallmark movie season!
  • Chillin with my Snowmies
  • Dear Santa, I can explain
  • Silent Night… Yeah Right!

Don’t you just love Buddy from the Elf movie? I use a lot of his quotes for my handmade holiday craft gifts and painted rocks. For more information on rock painting, go to the Start Here page to learn more on how to starting creating kindness rocks.

Making handmade holiday cards? Strathmore brand offers great Mixed Media blank greeting cards, perfect for drawing and painting your next greeting card.

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