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How do you upcycle Christmas cards?

How do you upcycle Christmas cards?

Christmas card recycling crafts to try

  1. Make Kraft gift wrap for next year.
  2. Make Christmas coasters.
  3. Sew together a sustainable garland.
  4. Make fun Christmas card puzzles.
  5. Super simple mini bunting idea.
  6. Cut and fold them into geometric baubles.
  7. Make Cookie Cutter Tree Decorations.
  8. Transform them into a bowl.

Can you use Christmas cards for decoupage?

Decoupage is such a fun and easy craft to do. All you really need is something to glue on something else and the glue. In this video, you’ll learn how to decoupage a box using an old Christmas card, but you can use your Christmas cards to make beautifully decoupaged wall hangings, vases, and more.

Does anyone take old Christmas cards?

Most Christmas cards are paper based, so they can be recycled quite easily, along with the envelopes. You can recycle them in your own household recycling collection or take them to local recycling points, such as at household waste recycling centres or collection banks in supermarket car parks.

How do you make a placemat card?


  1. Dig out last year’s greeting cards.
  2. Scribe 4-6 inch (10-15 cm) circles on the picture areas of ten (preferably color coordinated) greeting cards.
  3. Cut out the circles.
  4. Cut two sheets of clear contact paper to approximately 20×26 inches (50×65 cm).
  5. Peel away the paper backing from one sheet of contact paper.

What can be made from old Christmas cards?

  1. Make gift tags out of Christmas Cards. These are baubles taken from a lovely card.
  2. Turn them into bookmarks. This is a super-easy project and you really don’t need much to complete it.
  3. Scrapbook material.
  4. Christmas card bunting.
  5. Create a Christmas card book.
  6. Postcards.
  7. Frame your favourites.
  8. Place settings.

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