These 10 Holiday Cards Are Anything But Cheesy

With the holidays approaching faster than Santa's sleigh, sending out festive greeting cards is just about our favorite activity around this time of the year. It's true that nothing communicates well wishes better than a handwritten note, but cheesy designs just won't cut it — no one is that excited about putting up a card with basic Christmas tree graphics and "season's greetings" in cursive font up on the fridge.

We've rounded up 10 gorgeous, humorous, and non-denominational holiday cards to help you spread cheer to your nearest and dearest. Get your pens ready and your stamps licked.

Why not use this card to brush up your knowledge on festive greenery?

Favorite Story Evergreen Cards with Kraft Envelopes, $16, available at Etsy
This very literal interpretation of "warm wishes" will bring a smile to your face.

RIFLE PAPER Co. Warmest Wishes Greeting Card, $3.15, available at RIFLE PAPER Co.
When in doubt, you can never go wrong with a card depicting cute animals in Santa gear.

Anthropologie Pets Christmas Card Set, $18, available at Anthropologie
We love a good Christmas cactus, and this

Berylune Meri Meri Merry Cactus! Christmas Card, available at Trouva
Sending out this 3D, tinsel-embellished greeting card is like putting a Christmas tree in the mail.

Constance Kay Tree & Ornament Holiday Card, $22, available at Barneys New York
The Stranger Things fanatic in your life will go gaga over this.

Magically Crafted Shop Illustrated Stranger Things Christmas Card, $2.07, available at Etsy
The message on this card is cheeky without being over-the-top.

Papyrus Naughty & Nice Christmas Card, $6.95, available at Papyrus
Who knew that a T-rex would make such an adorable holiday mascot?

Turtles Soup Dinosaur Christmas Card, $3.15, available at Etsy
If your recipient is not a huge fan of the whole Christmas humdrum, this hilarious card helps articulate those feelings perfectly.

Dolls Kill Shove It Christmas Card, $3.50, available at Dolls Kill
Handprinted in Oregon, this whimsical card is made to be displayed on mantles for years to come.

Eggpress Golden Goose Cards, $12, available at Zady