How to Make a Christmas Journal

Whether you’re making a Christmas journal for yourself, as a gift or you want to sell journals, this video gives you the tips and suggestions you need. Plus, using tools like Canva makes it super easy to create a journal for personal or commercial use…and fast. You can even use our templates to make it even easier.

Watch the video above or keep reading for tips on creating your own Christmas journal.

What is a Christmas Journal and Why Would You Want to Keep One?

The holidays offer endless opportunities for journals. They are a great way to plan and organize. They can offer stress relief. They are also a great way to preserve memories and reflect. And most importantly, they can be key in immersing oneself in the true and deeper meaning of the holiday.

A Christmas journal can be a log where individuals capture their holiday traditions, festive experiences, and cherished moments during the Christmas season. Christmas journals provide a nostalgic record of the joy, warmth, and unique celebrations shared with loved ones, serving as a sentimental reminder of holiday magic.

You could include pages to:

  • Make a gift and shopping list
  • Make a wish list
  • Meal planning
  • Keep track of events

You could include prompts for:

  • Appreciate and keep a record of Christmas traditions and celebrations
  • Inspire creative and thoughtful gift giving
  • Cultivate gratitude and inner peace during the busy holidays
  • Appreciate friends and family during the holidays
  • Explore food traditions new and old.

If you want to learn more about making journal prompts, read or watch our journal prompt creation tutorial. Then, let's move onto making your journal.

How to Create a Christmas Journal Using Canva

Customize Your Christmas Journal

The video at the top of this page shows you how to edit your Christmas journal cover, by customizing fonts, understanding layers, adding text and images.

It also demonstrates creating Christmas To Do's page for your journal and includes other journal customization tips. 

Make it Easy: Get Our Money Journal Canva Template and 300 Copy-Paste Journal Writing Prompts

Christmas Journal Templates

To make it easier to get started, creating our own Christmas journal for commercial or personal use, we have the templates to get you started.

Let us help make fast work of creating and publishing your festive Christmas journal.

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