Christmas card crafts
At this point in the holiday season, you’ve probably noticed a whole forest of Christmas cards growing on your mantel. Some of them contain words—or even just handwriting—that you want to remember. Some are way too pretty to throw away. And some just make you smile because someone took the time to wish peace and love to you and yours. So how do you hang onto your cards without feeling like one of those hoarders they make TV shows about? Fortunately there are ways—and crafty ways at that—to give those greeting cards a second life next Christmas.
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Use your holiday cards to create a welcoming wreath for next year.
Crafter level: Advanced
Time needed: 3 hours
Deck the halls with this festive garland crafted from holiday cards.
Crafter level: Intermediate
Time needed: 1 hour
Initial gift tags
Turn your holiday cards into one-of-a-kind gift tags for your friends and family.
Crafter level: Easy
Time needed: 15 minutes
Kids will love to help craft these easy ornaments.
Crafter level: Easy
Time needed: 30 minutes
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