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6 Ways To Use Old Greeting Cards

posted in DIY & Crafts
03/06/2015
  • Before you start make sure to scan the card or write down who you got it from so that you can send them a thank you note if need be.

    If you have a lot of cards you might want to organize them and store them in an old shoe box or storage bin. Make sure that your container has a kid to keep the cards from falling out and to keep them from getting dusty.

  • Recycle the picture
Cut the front picture off and glue it onto a blank card or card stock. You can add your own embellishments such as ribbons,gems, or glitter to improve the card.
    Recycle the picture
    Cut the front picture off and glue it onto a blank card or card stock. You can add your own embellishments such as ribbons,gems, or glitter to improve the card.
  • Turn them into gift tags
There are 2 ways to do this. You can cut the cards into smaller sizes and fold them down the middle.
-OR-
You can cut the interesting features from the card and glue them onto card stock gift tags that you have made previously. Write to and from on the back.(above picture)
    Turn them into gift tags
    There are 2 ways to do this. You can cut the cards into smaller sizes and fold them down the middle.
    -OR-
    You can cut the interesting features from the card and glue them onto card stock gift tags that you have made previously. Write to and from on the back.(above picture)
  • Make a note book or portfolio.
To make one of these you need to cut a card in half down the centre. Insert blank paper or another card in between the cut card. Punch holes through the entire thing and see a binding. Tie near the top and make sure it can move freely. If it can't adjust it until it ca
    Make a note book or portfolio.
    To make one of these you need to cut a card in half down the centre. Insert blank paper or another card in between the cut card. Punch holes through the entire thing and see a binding. Tie near the top and make sure it can move freely. If it can't adjust it until it ca
  • Make a book mark.
Cut the front of the card into strips about an inch and a half (4cm) wide and 6inches (15cm) long. Punch a hole at the top of the strip and add a tassel.
    Make a book mark.
    Cut the front of the card into strips about an inch and a half (4cm) wide and 6inches (15cm) long. Punch a hole at the top of the strip and add a tassel.
  • Make a post card
It's simple! How St cut the front off of the card and send it as a post card! That's it! That's all you need to do!
    Make a post card
    It's simple! How St cut the front off of the card and send it as a post card! That's it! That's all you need to do!
  • Send a card between friends
Get together with a friend and agree to send one card back and forth every year. Over the years the messages will accumulate and the card will become a pretty neat keepsake. Add paper if need be, or you can use the portfolio idea from before to keep added cards together.
    Send a card between friends
    Get together with a friend and agree to send one card back and forth every year. Over the years the messages will accumulate and the card will become a pretty neat keepsake. Add paper if need be, or you can use the portfolio idea from before to keep added cards together.
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