Then string the shapes together to create a seasonal garland. Fold the circles in half with the design facing in.
It can hold a gift or some tasty cookies or candies.
Craft ideas for using old christmas cards. Ask them to cut using kid-safe scissors old Christmas cards into Holiday Shapes to use as decorations. Glue the front of each folded circle to the back of the next circle to make a ball. Be creative and give used Christmas cards a new lease of life.
Using a pair of pinking shears cut inside the line. Collect all the old greeting cards and place them together. Stash peppermints candy ribbons and other old-fashioned sweets in this retro dish fashioned from old Christmas cards.
There are many more ideas to try. To create draw an arc onto a corner of construction paper or card using a compass opened up as wide as it can go. Just write your message and fold the garland to fit into your mailing envelope.
I chose to use the main image. Simply cut out a whole tag from an old card or punch out shapes and glue to plain tags. Now all you need to do is sew them with strings to attach all the cards together so that they are held against each other.
Take a look at some of our creative ideas for reusing Christmas cards below. Made from recycled holiday cards and construction paper and filled with treats a cone-shaped package will impress loved ones. Basically you can use old cards as the background tape on some pictures bind it together and end up with a lovely keepsake.
They make great Christmas journals to save memories and mementos in also all those beautiful photo cards the kids are all sending now. 51 amazing recycling ideas for those old Christmas cards. Make a Christmas Memory Scrapbook Using the Old Cards for Pockets Candy McTaggart came up with a wonderful idea.
Three options when it comes to recycling Christmas cards. Use old Christmas cards for pages in a handmade photo album or scrapbook if thats more your style. If you want a firm stand you can stick cardboard on the inners.
Turn cards into 3D ornaments. Use pictures as contact photos Just snap a picture of the Christmas card and use it as that persons contact photo in your phone. A garland made of yarn rope and old cards Christmas card banner with red banner Christmas card shadow box.
Cut a variety of shapes including Christmas trees snowflakes snowmen and Santa hats. Nov 25 2011 – Explore Jen Croasdales board Uses for old Christmas Cards on Pinterest. The recipient will not only have a Christmas card but will also receive the cutest Christmas snowmen that they can use as holiday home decor.
See more ideas about christmas cards old christmas christmas card crafts. Make cute house ornaments using recycled christmas cards. Here it is in her own words.
Consider one of these keepsake-worthy crafts dreamed up by some of our favorite DIY bloggers. Although this craft is originally a paper garland tutorial you can also use it as a Christmas greeting card. View Gallery 8 Photos.
Easy Whip Stitched Christmas Card Box Christmas Card Gift Jar. Head over to My So Called Crafty Life to learn how to make your own. Cut off the back of the card and paste in a blank card and reuse it and resend it.
Dont throw away those old Christmas or birthday cards. Christmas cards that are made from paper are perfect for recycling however the glitzy ones that have glitter foil or. Simple things to do with old Christmas Cards.
DIY Recycled Christmas Card Houses a tutorial Putz houses also called glitter houses are little houses that make up a Christmas village. Poke a hole in the top of the ornament then thread a piece of string through it. Tabletop trees coasters snow globes wreaths banners and garlands turn on your imagination and create something really special.
Both options give your gifts a whimsical and festive feelperfect for your next white elephant party. Use several of your prettiest cards to make a whip stitched Christmas card box. Its a great way to pay homage to the spirit of Christmas past.
Now make it form into a basket shape and then make holes in the corners of the cards. Courtesy of Swiss Side Jewellery Etc. Use a 2-inch 51-cm craft hole punch to cut 5 to 6 circles from the front of a Christmas card.
Popular from the 1920s on they can be made from cardboard card stock and even old Christmas cards. Add a bit of eclectic flair to your presents with recycled tags. Print out the templates and have fun.
I love the idea of creating Christmas card crafts that stand the test of time. And thats a wrap. You can take a picture of the entire card or just a picture of the main image.