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Recycling Christmas Cards

0 Comments 27 December 2012

Now that Christmas is over, what do you do with the loads of Christmas cards received from your friends and family? We have compiled a list of fun activities that you can do to reuse the beautiful greetings sent to use next season for decorating your home and using for next years gifts. These up-cycling tips will hold sentimental value as well as being a great conversation piece for your next holiday get together.

Why not turn those beautiful cards into gift tags for your gifts?

Create a greeting banner with your holiday cards.

Create a thank you ornament with the scraps of your greeting card.

Decorate jar lids with the covers of your cards.

Create a Christmas card house ornament for the Christmas tree.

Make a decorative Christmas tree from the covers of old cards.

Put your creative skills to use and create this beautiful star made of your recycled cards.

How crafty are you? Try these 3D blocks made of old cards.

Construct this beautiful recycled card pine cone ornament to hang on your tree next year.

These gorgeous ornaments are made from jar lids for a snow globe like ornament.

Lastly, this isn’t a crafty way to recycle your cards, but a giving way to recycle. You can recycle your cards by sending them to St. Jude’s Ranch For Children. The children use these cards to create new cards out of the old art to resell. You can send your cards to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children
100 St. Jude’s St.
P.O. Box 60100
Boulder City, NV 89006

Get crafty and save those beautiful, meaningful cards sent this holiday season!

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