With the modern technology of email and texting, getting cards and letters in the mail seems a thing of the past. This time of year, however, cards are still popular to find in the mailbox.
The cards are colorful and fun to display.
But what do you do with all those holiday cards once the decorations come down?
You can recycle Christmas cards into fun Christmas card ornaments that will look pretty on the tree for years to come.
These ideas may become some of your favorite homemade Christmas ornaments.
If you love recycled crafts, than you will love turning Christmas cards into ornaments. These ornaments make fun tween crafts for Christmas break.
Looking for more homemade ornament ideas? Check out these beaded Christmas ornaments.
Christmas Card Ornaments
3-D Christmas Card Ornament — Turn this year’s cards into a colorful 3-dimensional ornament that will remind you of all your friends and family.
Photo Card Ornament — Many families now a days send photo cards for Christmas. It’s wonderful to see how the kids have changed each year. But what do you do with the cards once the holidays are over? It seems a shame to toss them in the trash. These ornaments using photo cards are a fun way to display them year after year.
Christmas Card Shadow Box— Create vintage-looking ornaments using the cards you get from friends and family and a little creativity. You’ll love how these tiny diorama ornaments turn out.
Christmas Card Snowflake Ornament— Discover how you can create elegant ornaments using strips cut from this year’s cards.
Homemade Card Ornaments — With a few simple folds, you can turn Christmas sheet music, colorful card stock, or those holiday cards into beautiful ornaments to hang on the tree.
This year, once the decorations come down, recycle those Christmas cards into homemade ornaments you’ll cherish for years.
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