16 family Christmas card photo ideas that will wow your relatives

Remember the good old days when family Christmas photos meant throwing on matching polyester sweaters, feathering your hair and a quick trip down to the local Olan Mills?

Gone are the days of studio portraits, but if you go the route of some of these hilarious families, you don’t have to bid adieu to feathered hair and hideous ’80s sweathers. 

Whether you want your family to look straight out of a classic holiday movie or are in the mood for something silly, we’ve got plenty of inspiration for your annual family photo shoot.

Originally published November 2015. Updated December 2016.