Short, Funny, and Creative Sayings About Christmas

Updated on December 17, 2019
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Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday. I love finding creative ways to help others make their holiday a special one.

Some of these short sayings are funny and some are sincere. All of them are perfect for cards, gifts, crafts, and anything else Christmas-related.
Some of these short sayings are funny and some are sincere. All of them are perfect for cards, gifts, crafts, and anything else Christmas-related. | Source

Short, impactful phrases are perfect for writing in cards or on presents, but they can also be useful for customizing ornaments, adding text to stitched wall-hangings, and personalizing other holiday crafts and ephemera. I thought it would be helpful to create this article and supply readers with a few short Christmas sayings to use in any manner they wish.

There are so many people out there that are so incredibly creative—my aim here is to help readers save time by supplying these sayings so that all they have to do is come up with creative and thoughtful ways to use them. I myself use them to write in cards, personalize ornaments, cross-stitch on pillows, and for anything else that pops into my mind. I'm sure that once you start brainstorming, you'll find so many ideas swimming around in your head that you will amaze yourself. So sit, think, and create! Enjoy these short and sweet Christmas sayings, and have a fantastic holiday.

This little phrase is perfect for including in a small card with a delicious baked good.
This little phrase is perfect for including in a small card with a delicious baked good. | Source

Funny Phrases About Christmas

  • Christmas season is the time when you buy this year's gifts with next year's money.
  • Who needs Visa when you've got Santa?
  • A Christmas goodie from me to you—eat it quick before I do . . .
  • Nothing is as mean as giving a young child something useful for Christmas.
  • I miss the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money.
  • Don't get your tinsel in a tangle!
  • Santa Claus has the right idea—visit people once a year.
  • Be jolly by golly, It's Christmas!
  • Lighten up, it's Christmas!
  • Fruitcake is my least favorite gift. There is only one in the entire world, and people just keep sending it to each other.
  • I believe in Santa . . . just beclause.
  • There’s something about Christmas that’s just so magical. Money seems to disappear into thin air.
  • Santa is very jolly because he knows where all the bad girls live.
  • Who needs Santa? I've got Grandma and Grandpa.
  • Christmas is a time when everybody wants their past forgotten and their present remembered.
  • If "ifs" and "buts" were candy and nuts, wouldn't it be a merry Christmas?

This sentimental saying would be perfect as a note sent with a gift to a long-distance friend or relative.
This sentimental saying would be perfect as a note sent with a gift to a long-distance friend or relative. | Source

Sincere and Heartwarming Christmas Sayings

  • May your Christmas be wrapped in happiness and tied with love.
  • Christmas is love come down to earth—a precious gift of infinite worth.
  • Christmas is a treasure chest for memories of our innocence.
  • Remember the reason for the season.
  • Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!
  • Wishing you a season filled with sweetness.
  • Though we're apart, you're in my heart—this Christmas and always.
  • Christmas cookies and happy hearts, this is how the holiday starts.
  • Christmas is love—with all the trimmings.
  • Not a creature was stirring (not even a mouse).
  • Sugar and spice make Christmas nice.
  • Love was born on Christmas morn.
  • Christmas is a time when you get homesick even when you are home.
  • Blessed is the season that engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
  • Gifts of time and love are surely the basic ingredients of a truly merry Christmas.
  • Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold—everything is softer and more beautiful. If you don't believe . . . you won't receive.
  • May all your days be happy and bright and may all your Christmases be white.
  • The gift of love. The gift of peace. The gift of happiness. May all these and more be yours this Christmas.
  • May your presents be many and your troubles be few. Merry Christmas.

This short phrase would look great on an ornament or handmade Christmas craft.
This short phrase would look great on an ornament or handmade Christmas craft. | Source

Use These Sayings on a Stitched Ornament

I've included a video below about making a cross-stitched ornament to get you started with ideas about where to use these short phrases. Including one of these short little sayings on a cross-stitched ornament or another gift is a great way to say "you matter to me" to someone that you care about.

© 2010 Susan Hazelton

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      Robel 

      8 years ago

      woow nice i like it

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      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      WENROMZ, Christmas is truly about family and faith. Have a great one.

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      WENROMZ 

      8 years ago

      ITS GOOD TO A HAVE CHRISTMAS W/ UR ALL FAMILY.....COZ THAT IS THE DAY WHEN JESUS WAS BORN....EVEN THOUGH WE DIDN'T KNOW WHAT IS THE DAY THE YEAR THE MONTH BUT WE CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS DURING DECEMBER...AND THAT'S ALL THANK YOU....

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      Susan Hazelton 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      rachelle mae senadrin, Christmas - the most wonderful time of the year.

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      rachelle mae senadrin 

      8 years ago

      wew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      always, I have to think about Christmas year round. I make and sell Christmas crafts. It's a good thing I like Christmas. Thanks for your comment.

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      Susan Hazelton 

      9 years ago from Sunny Florida

      dahoglund, I try to find both familiar and unknown sayings. Thanks for stooping by.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      9 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Oh i don,t want to think about Christmas, but it,s coming!!!

      Cheers

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      Don A. Hoglund 

      9 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      Many sayings here that I have not heard before.

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